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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke I

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace 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 7,735 446 6.8 6.0- 7.7 501 7.8 6.9- 8.8 6,788 85.4 84.1-86.6
-Piedmont NC 3,937 213 6.1 5.1- 7.3 232 7.0 5.8- 8.5 3,492 86.9 85.2-88.4
GENDER
Male 1,730 134 8.1 6.6-10.1 140 8.6 6.9-10.7 1,456 83.3 80.7-85.6
Female 2,207 79 3.5 2.6- 4.7 92 5.1 3.6- 7.2 2,036 91.4 89.2-93.2
RACE
White 3,088 159 5.6 4.5- 6.9 175 7.1 5.7- 8.8 2,754 87.3 85.3-89.0
African American 564 31 5.7 3.8- 8.4 43 8.6 6.0-12.1 490 85.8 81.7-89.0
Other Minorities 274 23 9.4 5.8-14.9 13 4.5 1.9-10.5 238 86.1 79.3-90.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 193 19 10.7 6.2-17.9 9 2.4 1.1- 5.2 165 86.9 79.6-91.8
Non-Hispanic 3,738 194 5.6 4.7- 6.8 223 7.5 6.2- 9.0 3,321 86.9 85.1-88.4
AGE
18-24 104 12 9.0 4.7-16.5 13 14.2 7.6-25.2 79 76.8 65.5-85.3
25-34 548 37 7.5 5.1-10.8 30 6.4 4.0-10.1 481 86.2 81.8-89.6
35-44 952 39 5.2 3.5- 7.6 51 5.2 3.7- 7.1 862 89.6 86.8-91.9
45-54 1,175 59 5.2 3.8- 7.0 74 7.6 5.8-10.0 1,042 87.2 84.4-89.5
55-64 849 49 5.2 3.8- 7.2 49 6.2 4.4- 8.7 751 88.6 85.7-91.0
65-74 230 14 7.0 3.5-13.2 13 5.3 2.7-10.2 203 87.7 80.9-92.3
75+ 43 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 2 7.5 1.5-30.4 40 91.8 70.1-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 26 10.9 6.6-17.5 37 15.6 9.6-24.4 190 73.6 64.3-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 983 87 8.7 6.5-11.6 111 11.9 9.0-15.5 785 79.4 75.2-83.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,043 56 6.5 4.7- 9.0 51 6.5 4.5- 9.3 936 87.0 83.6-89.7
College Graduate 1,654 44 3.0 2.0- 4.4 33 2.2 1.4- 3.4 1,577 94.8 93.1-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 127 11 7.4 3.1-16.8 15 19.0 8.1-38.4 101 73.6 56.2-85.9
$15,000- 24,999 399 34 9.4 5.9-14.8 50 12.0 8.1-17.6 315 78.5 71.6-84.2
$25,000- 34,999 369 36 12.0 8.0-17.5 39 11.5 7.9-16.3 294 76.6 70.2-82.0
$35,000- 49,999 597 35 5.2 3.5- 7.7 40 7.4 5.0-11.0 522 87.3 83.4-90.4
$50,000-74,999 719 38 5.7 3.7- 8.7 37 7.6 5.0-11.3 644 86.7 82.5-90.0
$75,000+ 1,398 42 4.1 2.8- 6.1 36 3.1 1.9- 4.9 1,320 92.8 90.3-94.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 817 50 5.8 3.9- 8.5 68 8.3 5.8-11.6 699 85.9 82.0-89.1
No 3,071 160 6.2 5.0- 7.5 160 6.5 5.2- 8.1 2,751 87.4 85.4-89.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 423 29 7.6 4.6-12.2 29 7.0 4.6-10.5 365 85.5 80.3-89.4
Non-Veteran 3,513 184 5.9 4.9- 7.1 203 7.1 5.8- 8.6 3,126 87.0 85.2-88.7

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This question was asked only of those employed for wages or self-employed.

^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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