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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 349 10 3.3 1.6- 6.4 6 3.3 1.2- 8.9 333 93.4 88.3-96.4
GENDER
Male 166 8 4.6 2.2- 9.6 3 4.8 1.4-14.9 155 90.6 81.9-95.3
Female 183 2 1.4 0.3- 7.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 178 97.2 92.3-99.0
RACE
White 256 8 4.0 1.9- 8.5 4 2.7 0.8- 8.8 244 93.2 87.3-96.5
Other 93 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 2 4.4 0.8-21.9 89 93.9 79.5-98.4
AGE
18-44 151 4 3.4 1.2- 9.0 4 4.9 1.5-14.8 143 91.8 82.6-96.3
45+ 193 6 3.2 1.3- 7.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 185 95.5 90.9-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 2 2.9 0.6-12.7 4 11.5 3.7-30.6 63 85.5 67.7-94.3
Some College + 280 8 3.4 1.5- 7.2 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 270 96.0 92.2-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 100 4 4.0 1.3-11.8 4 7.1 1.9-22.5 92 89.0 75.3-95.5
$50,000+ 216 6 3.4 1.4- 7.8 1 1.7 0.2-10.8 209 95.0 88.6-97.9

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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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