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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home while you were there?

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  Total
Respond.^
1-6 days All 7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,430 715 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,434 11.1 10.3-11.9 13,281 84.3 83.3-85.3
-Piedmont NC 7,417 331 4.8 3.9- 5.9 624 10.0 9.0-11.2 6,462 85.2 83.7-86.6
GENDER
Male 2,842 130 5.7 4.1- 7.8 235 8.9 7.4-10.7 2,477 85.4 82.9-87.5
Female 4,575 201 3.9 3.0- 5.0 389 11.0 9.6-12.7 3,985 85.1 83.2-86.7
RACE
White 5,917 238 3.5 2.9- 4.2 493 10.4 9.2-11.7 5,186 86.1 84.7-87.4
African American 1,030 74 7.7 5.3-11.0 111 11.9 9.1-15.4 845 80.4 76.2-84.1
Other Minorities 449 18 7.8 3.5-16.6 18 4.9 2.7- 8.7 413 87.3 79.3-92.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 338 16 7.3 2.7-18.5 10 4.3 1.9- 9.4 312 88.4 78.3-94.1
Non-Hispanic 7,061 315 4.5 3.8- 5.4 611 10.6 9.4-11.8 6,135 84.9 83.5-86.2
AGE
18-24 210 17 10.1 5.1-18.8 30 14.4 9.5-21.3 163 75.5 66.7-82.6
25-34 735 28 3.6 2.2- 5.8 63 9.8 7.1-13.4 644 86.6 82.8-89.7
35-44 1,229 35 3.1 2.0- 4.6 98 7.6 6.0- 9.5 1,096 89.3 87.1-91.3
45-54 1,492 79 4.9 3.5- 6.7 172 12.7 10.6-15.0 1,241 82.5 79.7-84.9
55-64 1,556 92 5.6 4.3- 7.2 148 10.6 8.8-12.9 1,316 83.8 81.3-86.1
65-74 1,213 55 3.8 2.7- 5.1 79 7.9 6.0-10.3 1,079 88.3 85.8-90.5
75+ 924 24 2.9 1.7- 5.0 32 4.7 2.9- 7.5 868 92.4 89.2-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 925 66 7.6 5.0-11.5 135 15.5 12.3-19.5 724 76.8 72.0-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,043 128 6.8 4.6-10.1 227 15.0 12.3-18.0 1,688 78.2 74.5-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,908 78 4.5 3.2- 6.4 174 10.9 8.9-13.3 1,656 84.6 81.8-87.0
College Graduate 2,525 58 2.1 1.4- 3.2 88 3.2 2.5- 4.2 2,379 94.7 93.4-95.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 680 71 11.4 7.4-17.2 98 19.4 14.1-26.1 511 69.2 62.0-75.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,134 81 9.0 5.2-15.2 143 15.5 12.2-19.6 910 75.5 69.7-80.4
$25,000- 34,999 727 40 7.0 4.5-10.6 82 12.9 9.8-16.8 605 80.1 75.5-84.1
$35,000- 49,999 992 40 3.4 2.1- 5.3 98 13.5 10.3-17.4 854 83.2 79.1-86.6
$50,000-74,999 1,053 30 3.1 1.8- 5.3 71 7.5 5.5-10.1 952 89.4 86.3-91.9
$75,000+ 1,843 28 1.4 0.9- 2.3 67 3.1 2.3- 4.1 1,748 95.5 94.3-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,547 170 7.3 5.7- 9.4 289 13.7 11.7-15.9 2,088 79.0 76.3-81.5
No 4,789 158 3.7 2.7- 5.1 327 8.4 7.2- 9.9 4,304 87.8 86.0-89.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 996 39 4.5 2.8- 7.1 76 7.9 6.0-10.3 881 87.7 84.5-90.3
Non-Veteran 6,418 292 4.8 3.8- 6.0 548 10.3 9.2-11.6 5,578 84.9 83.2-86.4

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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