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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

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
-Union County 228 8 4.6 2.1- 9.8 6 2.8 1.2- 6.3 214 92.5 87.1-95.8
GENDER
Male 98 5 5.9 2.2-14.7 6 4.9 2.1-11.0 87 89.1 80.2-94.3
Female 130 3 3.0 0.9- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 127 97.0 90.2-99.1
RACE
White 190 4 2.8 1.0- 7.7 5 3.0 1.2- 7.1 181 94.2 88.9-97.1
Other 38 4 10.5 3.2-29.1 1 2.3 0.3-15.1 33 87.2 68.8-95.5
AGE
18-44 97 3 3.8 1.0-13.1 3 2.9 0.9- 8.8 91 93.3 84.5-97.2
45+ 130 5 5.7 2.3-13.5 3 2.7 0.9- 8.3 122 91.6 83.6-95.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 5 7.5 2.8-18.4 2 3.1 0.7-12.7 53 89.4 77.5-95.4
Some College + 168 3 3.3 1.0-10.9 4 2.7 1.0- 7.0 161 94.0 87.0-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 4 7.7 2.4-21.8 3 4.7 1.4-14.4 66 87.6 73.7-94.7
$50,000+ 135 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8 3 2.3 0.7- 7.1 130 95.8 89.9-98.3

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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.

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