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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke I--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Which of the following best describes your indoor place of works' official smoking policy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Not allowed Allowed in some areas Allowed in all areas No official policy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,283 3,751 85.4 83.7-87.0 299 8.6 7.4-10.1 35 0.6 0.4- 0.9 198 5.4 4.4- 6.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,803 3,381 87.2 85.4-88.7 245 7.8 6.6- 9.3 29 0.5 0.3- 0.9 148 4.4 3.5- 5.6
No 472 363 74.6 68.3-80.1 53 13.4 9.3-19.1 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4 50 11.0 7.7-15.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 57 48 78.2 56.4-90.9 6 11.4 4.4-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 10.4 2.0-39.7
Recommended Range 1,328 1,171 85.5 82.4-88.2 83 8.3 6.1-11.2 10 0.7 0.3- 1.4 64 5.5 4.0- 7.4
Overweight 1,545 1,355 85.3 82.3-87.9 111 8.9 6.9-11.4 14 0.7 0.3- 1.3 65 5.1 3.6- 7.3
Obese 1,149 996 85.4 81.9-88.3 82 8.6 6.2-11.7 11 0.5 0.2- 1.2 60 5.5 3.9- 7.8
Current Smoker
No 3,619 3,215 86.8 85.0-88.4 228 7.9 6.6- 9.4 22 0.5 0.3- 0.8 154 4.8 3.9- 5.9
Yes 651 526 77.9 72.2-82.7 70 12.7 9.1-17.4 13 1.1 0.6- 2.2 42 8.3 5.2-13.0
History of CVD**
Yes 195 174 89.7 82.7-94.1 9 4.6 2.1- 9.7 2 1.2 0.2- 5.3 10 4.5 1.8-10.9
No 4,063 3,561 85.4 83.7-87.1 283 8.6 7.3-10.1 33 0.6 0.4- 0.9 186 5.4 4.4- 6.5
Binge Drinker
No 3,770 3,321 86.0 84.2-87.7 251 8.4 7.0-10.0 28 0.5 0.3- 0.9 170 5.0 4.1- 6.1
Yes 469 394 81.5 75.3-86.5 43 10.1 6.7-15.1 7 1.0 0.4- 2.6 25 7.3 4.1-12.9
Heavy Drinker
No 4,047 3,550 85.7 83.9-87.3 284 8.6 7.3-10.1 29 0.5 0.3- 0.7 184 5.3 4.3- 6.4
Yes 174 147 81.7 72.7-88.2 8 3.9 1.6- 9.4 6 4.5 1.7-11.5 13 9.9 5.3-17.7
Poor Sleep***
Yes 446 383 84.4 78.3-89.0 36 10.2 6.4-15.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 23 5.1 2.8- 9.0
No 3,783 3,319 85.5 83.6-87.1 260 8.5 7.2-10.0 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0 173 5.4 4.4- 6.6
Current Asthma
Yes 270 249 87.2 78.7-92.6 11 7.6 3.3-16.5 3 1.2 0.3- 3.9 7 4.0 1.8- 8.8
No 3,996 3,487 85.3 83.5-86.9 288 8.7 7.4-10.2 32 0.6 0.4- 0.9 189 5.4 4.4- 6.6
Diabetes
Yes 314 276 85.1 78.2-90.1 18 6.9 3.5-13.1 4 1.7 0.5- 5.4 16 6.2 3.4-11.2
No 3,918 3,435 85.5 83.7-87.2 274 8.7 7.4-10.2 31 0.5 0.3- 0.8 178 5.3 4.3- 6.5
Disability
Yes 934 802 83.8 79.8-87.1 70 9.5 6.8-13.1 10 0.9 0.4- 2.2 52 5.8 4.1- 8.2
No 3,334 2,936 85.8 83.8-87.6 228 8.4 7.0-10.1 25 0.5 0.3- 0.8 145 5.2 4.2- 6.6

Back to Secondhand Smoke I.

Asked of those who work indoors MOST of the time.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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