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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

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%)
TOTAL 4,476 145 4.8 3.8- 6.0 128 4.5 3.4- 5.8 4,203 90.8 89.1-92.2
GENDER
Male 1,887 102 7.7 6.0- 9.9 74 5.5 4.0- 7.7 1,711 86.8 84.0-89.1
Female 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 3,408 94 4.0 3.0- 5.2 81 3.3 2.4- 4.7 3,233 92.7 91.0-94.1
African American 671 25 5.0 2.8- 8.9 23 6.8 3.9-11.6 623 88.2 82.8-92.0
Native American 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 89.0 75.7-95.4
Other Minorities 265 20 11.2 6.3-19.2 17 8.9 4.2-17.7 228 79.9 70.3-86.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 243 19 10.3 5.7-17.9 13 8.6 4.0-17.6 211 81.1 71.6-88.0
-English Speaking 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 94.2 87.0-97.5
-Spanish Speaking 142 13 12.9 6.6-23.5 11 11.8 5.3-24.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,226 126 4.3 3.4- 5.5 115 4.1 3.1- 5.5 3,985 91.6 89.9-93.0
AGE
18-34 693 33 5.9 3.8- 9.0 28 6.1 3.8- 9.5 632 88.0 83.9-91.2
35-44 980 38 4.4 2.9- 6.5 19 3.4 1.7- 6.4 923 92.3 89.0-94.6
45-54 1,305 38 4.8 3.0- 7.6 37 4.8 3.0- 7.7 1,230 90.3 86.8-93.0
55-64 1,078 27 3.9 2.3- 6.4 32 3.0 1.9- 4.9 1,019 93.1 90.3-95.1
65-74 305 *** *** *** *** *** *** 289 94.1 88.5-97.1
75+ 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** 55 98.2 93.0-99.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 251 18 9.0 5.1-15.4 23 13.0 7.6-21.4 210 78.0 69.2-84.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,071 57 7.1 5.0-10.1 56 5.8 3.8- 8.7 958 87.1 83.4-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,171 43 4.9 3.3- 7.4 31 3.8 2.3- 6.3 1,097 91.3 88.1-93.6
College Graduate 1,980 27 1.1 0.7- 1.8 18 1.0 0.5- 2.1 1,935 97.9 96.7-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 *** *** *** 17 11.1 5.8-20.3 154 84.9 74.7-91.5
$15,000- 24,999 532 27 6.7 4.2-10.7 33 12.5 7.8-19.4 472 80.8 73.8-86.2
$25,000- 34,999 420 20 6.2 3.3-11.3 17 4.9 2.5- 9.4 383 89.0 83.1-93.0
$35,000- 49,999 627 27 7.8 4.7-12.7 14 2.1 0.9- 4.6 586 90.1 85.1-93.6
$50,000-74,999 759 19 2.4 1.4- 4.0 26 4.5 2.6- 7.7 714 93.1 89.8-95.3
$75,000+ 1,479 29 2.9 1.6- 5.2 *** *** *** 1,441 96.1 93.6-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 753 19 3.6 2.1- 6.3 25 4.5 2.5- 8.1 709 91.8 87.9-94.5
No 3,712 125 4.9 3.8- 6.3 103 4.5 3.3- 6.0 3,484 90.6 88.7-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 490 22 6.9 4.0-11.6 15 2.5 1.2- 5.0 453 90.7 85.8-94.0
Non-Veteran 3,984 123 4.5 3.5- 5.8 113 4.7 3.6- 6.2 3,748 90.8 88.9-92.3

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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).

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