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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

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%)
TOTAL 10,318 355 4.2 3.5- 5.0 898 10.7 9.7-11.8 9,065 85.1 83.8-86.3
GENDER
Male 3,808 127 4.8 3.6- 6.2 360 11.4 9.8-13.3 3,321 83.8 81.7-85.8
Female 6,510 228 3.7 3.0- 4.6 538 10.1 8.9-11.4 5,744 86.2 84.7-87.6
RACE
White 7,996 234 3.2 2.6- 4.0 662 10.6 9.4-11.9 7,100 86.2 84.8-87.5
African American 1,547 87 6.9 4.9- 9.5 178 14.1 11.5-17.1 1,282 79.0 75.5-82.2
Native American 235 15 11.2 4.9-23.3 34 15.4 9.3-24.3 186 73.5 62.1-82.4
Other Minorities 470 17 5.6 2.6-11.8 20 1.1 0.6- 2.0 433 93.2 87.4-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 460 14 4.7 2.0-10.4 20 2.4 1.1- 5.3 426 92.9 87.4-96.1
-English Speaking 208 *** *** *** 17 5.7 2.3-13.5 187 92.5 84.9-96.4
-Spanish Speaking 252 *** *** *** *** *** *** 239 93.1 84.8-97.1
Non-Hispanic 9,836 339 4.2 3.5- 5.0 878 11.3 10.3-12.5 8,619 84.5 83.2-85.7
AGE
18-34 1,171 44 4.7 3.2- 6.9 98 9.8 7.6-12.6 1,029 85.4 82.3-88.1
35-44 1,370 41 2.6 1.7- 3.9 119 11.8 9.3-14.8 1,210 85.6 82.5-88.3
45-54 1,904 86 5.9 4.1- 8.5 232 13.5 11.3-16.1 1,586 80.6 77.4-83.4
55-64 2,273 89 5.0 3.6- 6.8 244 12.8 10.8-15.1 1,940 82.2 79.5-84.6
65-74 1,952 54 2.6 1.8- 3.7 157 8.6 6.9-10.7 1,741 88.8 86.5-90.7
75+ 1,535 38 2.8 1.8- 4.3 45 3.9 2.5- 6.2 1,452 93.3 90.8-95.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,233 77 8.9 6.1-12.7 193 18.8 15.4-22.6 963 72.4 67.8-76.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,908 129 4.8 3.6- 6.3 306 12.7 10.7-15.1 2,473 82.5 79.9-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,634 100 3.6 2.7- 4.8 252 9.7 8.1-11.5 2,282 86.7 84.6-88.6
College Graduate 3,519 47 1.3 0.9- 2.1 147 4.5 3.4- 5.9 3,325 94.2 92.7-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,184 116 10.2 7.4-13.7 191 19.4 15.9-23.4 877 70.5 65.9-74.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,740 76 5.5 3.8- 7.8 227 15.8 13.0-19.1 1,437 78.7 75.1-81.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,022 35 4.7 2.8- 7.8 83 8.5 6.3-11.5 904 86.8 83.0-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,283 35 4.0 2.3- 6.9 112 9.6 7.5-12.2 1,136 86.4 83.0-89.2
$50,000-74,999 1,236 25 2.8 1.6- 5.0 82 6.6 4.7- 9.2 1,129 90.6 87.5-93.0
$75,000+ 2,098 19 1.5 0.6- 3.3 83 5.4 3.8- 7.6 1,996 93.2 90.7-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,223 134 4.3 3.2- 5.8 393 17.0 14.8-19.5 2,696 78.7 76.1-81.1
No 7,055 218 4.2 3.4- 5.2 504 8.7 7.6- 9.9 6,333 87.2 85.7-88.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,444 40 3.4 2.1- 5.3 129 9.6 7.6-12.2 1,275 87.0 84.1-89.4
Non-Veteran 8,871 315 4.3 3.6- 5.2 769 10.9 9.8-12.1 7,787 84.8 83.4-86.1

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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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