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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,408 94 4.0 3.0- 5.2 81 3.3 2.4- 4.7 3,233 92.7 91.0-94.1
GENDER
Male 1,476 70 6.5 4.8- 8.8 50 3.9 2.6- 5.7 1,356 89.6 87.0-91.8
Female 1,932 24 1.0 0.6- 1.8 31 2.7 1.5- 5.1 1,877 96.2 94.0-97.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** 60 98.3 88.9-99.8
Non-Hispanic 3,347 94 4.0 3.1- 5.3 80 3.4 2.4- 4.7 3,173 92.6 90.8-94.0
AGE
18-34 452 12 2.5 1.2- 4.9 12 3.3 1.7- 6.4 428 94.2 90.8-96.4
35-44 717 28 5.2 3.3- 8.3 *** *** *** 679 91.6 87.2-94.6
45-54 997 25 4.7 2.7- 8.2 24 3.8 2.1- 6.7 948 91.5 87.5-94.3
55-64 888 22 3.8 2.1- 6.8 25 2.9 1.7- 5.1 841 93.2 90.0-95.5
65-74 267 *** *** *** *** *** *** 254 93.7 87.1-97.0
75+ 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 779 37 6.2 3.9- 9.7 40 5.3 3.4- 8.3 702 88.5 84.4-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 906 28 4.4 2.8- 6.9 23 3.1 1.7- 5.6 855 92.5 89.3-94.7
College Graduate 1,607 21 1.1 0.6- 1.9 *** *** *** 1,576 98.4 97.3-99.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** 74 92.3 77.5-97.7
$15,000- 24,999 311 13 5.7 2.8-11.3 18 9.3 4.5-18.2 280 85.0 76.1-90.9
$25,000- 34,999 279 *** *** *** *** *** *** 260 92.9 86.4-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 451 21 7.7 4.2-13.9 11 2.5 1.0- 6.2 419 89.7 83.4-93.8
$50,000- 74,999 636 14 2.5 1.3- 4.5 22 5.2 2.9- 9.0 600 92.4 88.5-95.0
$75,000+ 1,276 21 2.2 1.2- 3.9 *** *** *** 1,249 96.9 94.8-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 611 11 3.3 1.6- 6.6 19 4.0 2.1- 7.4 581 92.8 88.6-95.5
No 2,788 83 4.1 3.0- 5.5 62 3.2 2.2- 4.8 2,643 92.7 90.7-94.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 383 14 6.0 3.1-11.4 13 2.4 1.2- 4.8 356 91.6 86.3-95.0
Non-Veteran 3,024 80 3.7 2.7- 5.0 68 3.5 2.4- 5.0 2,876 92.8 91.0-94.3

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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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