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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-FEMALES

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 4,476 145 4.8 3.8- 6.0 128 4.5 3.4- 5.8 4,203 90.8 89.1-92.2
-FEMALES 2,589 43 1.4 0.9- 2.1 54 3.3 2.1- 5.1 2,492 95.3 93.5-96.7
RACE
White 1,932 24 1.0 0.6- 1.8 31 2.7 1.5- 5.1 1,877 96.2 94.0-97.7
African American 458 12 2.2 1.0- 4.4 14 5.1 2.6- 9.7 432 92.8 88.2-95.7
Other Minorities 187 *** *** *** *** *** *** 171 93.7 87.3-96.9
AGE
18-34 385 *** *** *** 12 4.3 2.2- 8.4 368 95.0 90.9-97.3
35-44 557 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7 *** *** *** 539 95.8 90.0-98.3
45-54 790 *** *** *** 15 3.5 1.6- 7.5 765 95.3 91.5-97.5
55-64 613 11 2.5 1.0- 5.7 15 2.3 1.1- 4.6 587 95.2 91.8-97.3
65-74 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** 164 94.9 85.6-98.3
75+ 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 572 15 1.7 0.8- 3.4 26 3.7 2.1- 6.2 531 94.6 91.8-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 723 16 1.9 1.0- 3.5 13 3.2 1.5- 6.7 694 95.0 91.5-97.0
College Graduate 1,172 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,156 98.4 96.8-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 324 11 3.6 1.7- 7.6 12 6.5 2.3-17.0 301 89.9 80.7-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 270 *** *** *** *** *** *** 255 94.4 89.7-97.1
$35,000- 49,999 378 *** *** *** *** *** *** 367 98.2 96.2-99.1
$50,000- 74,999 425 *** *** *** *** *** *** 412 95.8 89.0-98.5
$75,000+ 761 *** *** *** *** *** *** 753 98.6 96.5-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 451 *** *** *** 12 5.0 2.1-11.4 432 93.4 87.1-96.7
No 2,133 35 1.3 0.8- 2.0 42 2.9 1.8- 4.9 2,056 95.8 93.8-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** 58 93.0 79.6-97.8
Non-Veteran 2,528 42 1.4 0.9- 2.1 52 3.2 2.0- 5.1 2,434 95.4 93.6-96.7

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This question asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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