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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 2,841 145 5.0 3.9- 6.4 289 12.2 10.6-14.0 2,407 82.8 80.7-84.7
GENDER
Male 1,128 58 4.9 3.5- 6.9 118 12.0 9.5-15.0 952 83.1 79.8-86.0
Female 1,713 87 5.1 3.6- 7.2 171 12.4 10.4-14.8 1,455 82.5 79.7-85.0
RACE
White 2,627 134 4.8 3.8- 6.2 259 12.0 10.3-14.0 2,234 83.1 80.9-85.1
African American 78 4 7.7 2.5-21.3 9 12.3 5.6-25.0 65 80.0 65.6-89.4
Other Minorities 126 7 6.2 1.7-20.6 20 14.7 8.4-24.4 99 79.1 66.6-87.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 4 8.0 1.8-29.0 3 3.7 1.1-11.4 52 88.3 70.2-96.0
Non-Hispanic 2,774 141 4.9 3.8- 6.2 286 12.6 10.9-14.5 2,347 82.5 80.4-84.5
AGE
18-24 74 6 7.6 2.4-21.8 16 16.6 9.6-27.3 52 75.7 62.5-85.4
25-34 222 8 4.7 2.1- 9.9 30 13.2 8.7-19.5 184 82.1 75.1-87.5
35-44 365 20 5.2 3.2- 8.4 58 15.7 11.7-20.6 287 79.1 73.8-83.6
45-54 512 30 5.2 3.4- 7.6 68 14.0 10.7-18.2 414 80.8 76.4-84.6
55-64 678 38 4.7 3.2- 7.0 62 9.9 7.5-13.0 578 85.3 81.8-88.3
65-74 550 36 5.9 3.9- 8.8 45 10.9 7.5-15.6 469 83.2 78.3-87.2
75+ 428 7 1.7 0.6- 4.9 10 2.0 1.1- 3.9 411 96.2 93.2-97.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 434 39 7.5 5.0-11.1 69 21.8 16.5-28.2 326 70.7 64.0-76.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 869 62 7.1 5.0-10.0 101 13.1 10.4-16.4 706 79.8 75.8-83.3
Some Post-H.S. 733 29 3.2 2.1- 5.1 81 12.7 9.4-16.9 623 84.1 79.8-87.6
College Graduate 800 15 2.8 1.1- 7.2 37 5.4 3.6- 8.1 748 91.7 87.8-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 375 47 12.3 7.8-18.8 55 18.3 13.4-24.4 273 69.4 62.1-75.9
$15,000- 24,999 501 30 4.7 3.0- 7.1 67 16.0 11.9-21.1 404 79.3 74.0-83.8
$25,000- 34,999 339 18 5.9 3.4-10.0 44 17.5 12.7-23.7 277 76.6 70.1-82.0
$35,000- 49,999 431 21 6.1 2.8-12.8 30 8.6 5.5-13.3 380 85.3 78.7-90.1
$50,000-74,999 398 8 2.0 0.8- 4.7 33 9.0 6.0-13.3 357 89.0 84.4-92.4
$75,000+ 413 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5 24 6.3 3.8-10.2 384 92.4 88.3-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,171 71 6.4 4.3- 9.4 156 15.9 13.2-19.0 944 77.7 74.0-81.0
No 1,634 72 4.2 3.1- 5.7 132 10.2 8.2-12.5 1,430 85.6 83.0-87.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 417 15 4.8 2.7- 8.3 36 10.1 5.8-16.8 366 85.2 78.5-90.1
Non-Veteran 2,423 130 5.0 3.8- 6.6 253 12.5 10.8-14.5 2,040 82.4 80.2-84.5

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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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