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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

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
-Wake County 570 14 2.6 1.4- 4.9 22 4.4 2.6- 7.2 534 93.0 89.8-95.3
GENDER
Male 236 6 3.0 1.2- 7.5 10 5.0 2.3-10.2 220 92.0 86.2-95.5
Female 334 8 2.2 1.0- 5.0 12 3.8 1.9- 7.3 314 94.0 90.1-96.4
RACE
White 426 9 2.2 1.1- 4.6 15 2.7 1.6- 4.6 402 95.1 92.4-96.8
Other 144 5 3.4 1.1-10.1 7 7.7 3.5-16.3 132 88.8 79.9-94.1
AGE
18-44 195 4 1.8 0.6- 5.1 7 4.3 1.8- 9.8 184 93.9 88.3-96.9
45+ 369 10 3.5 1.6- 7.7 15 4.5 2.6- 7.8 344 92.0 87.5-95.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 135 2 1.7 0.4- 7.8 11 9.3 4.6-18.2 122 88.9 79.9-94.2
Some College + 434 12 2.9 1.5- 5.9 11 2.5 1.2- 4.9 411 94.6 91.2-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 9 3.7 1.7- 8.0 12 8.6 4.3-16.2 185 87.7 80.0-92.7
$50,000+ 303 4 2.2 0.7- 6.4 7 1.6 0.7- 3.4 292 96.2 92.4-98.1

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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.

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