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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

Tobacco Use 

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking inside your home?

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

No smoking in house

C.I.

Some smoking in house

C.I.

Smoke anywhere in house

C.I.

No smoking rules

C.I.

All Adults

10604

71.0

70.0-72.1

10.1

9.39-10.8

2.3

2.04-2.66

16.5

15.7-17.4

 

Household Smoking Rules by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

No smoking in house

C.I.

Some smoking in house

C.I.

Smoke anywhere in house

C.I.

No smoking rules

C.I.

18-24

518

64.5

59.9-69.2

14.2

10.7-17.8

2.7

1.27-4.17

18.5

14.8-22.2

25-34

1461

76.9

74.4-79.5

10.4

8.52-12.2

1.7

0.93-2.39

11.1

9.17-13.0

35-44

2293

75.5

73.4-77.6

11.4

9.89-12.9

1.8

1.22-2.40

11.3

9.75-12.8

45-54

2213

70.7

68.4-73.0

10.5

9.00-12.1

2.5

1.78-3.24

16.3

14.4-18.1

55-64

1594

68.1

65.4-70.7

8.6

7.14-10.1

2.7

1.87-3.59

20.6

18.4-22.8

65+

2358

66.4

64.2-68.6

6.7

5.54-7.82

3.0

2.29-3.71

23.9

22.0-25.9

 

Household Smoking Rules by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

No smoking in house

C.I.

Some smoking in house

C.I.

Smoke anywhere in house

C.I.

No smoking rules

C.I.

Male

4244

69.1

67.4-70.8

10.0

8.94-11.1

2.7

2.22-3.24

18.2

16.8-19.5

Female

6360

72.8

71.5-74.2

10.2

9.27-11.1

2.0

1.61-2.39

15.0

14.0-16.0

 

Household Smoking Rules by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

No smoking in house

C.I.

Some smoking in house

C.I.

Smoke anywhere in house

C.I.

No smoking rules

C.I.

< $15,000

646

60.6

55.6-65.5

11.2

8.25-14.2

3.3

1.86-4.64

24.9

20.4-29.5

$15,000-24,999

1345

64.8

61.6-67.9

13.6

11.3-16.0

3.0

2.05-3.89

18.6

16.1-21.1

$25,000-34,999

940

64.8

61.1-68.5

12.5

9.93-15.0

2.5

1.51-3.55

20.2

17.1-23.2

$35,000-49,999

1390

66.5

63.5-69.4

10.2

8.37-12.1

3.5

2.39-4.63

19.8

17.4-22.2

$50,000-74,999

1575

70.7

68.0-73.4

11.2

9.31-13.0

2.3

1.55-3.15

15.8

13.7-17.9

$75,000+

3237

79.0

77.4-80.7

7.6

6.50-8.62

1.6

1.08-2.14

11.8

10.5-13.0

 

Household Smoking Rules by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

No smoking in house

C.I.

Some smoking in house

C.I.

Smoke anywhere in house

C.I.

No smoking rules

C.I.

Less than H.S.

810

67.2

63.1-71.3

11.1

8.51-13.7

2.6

1.43-3.75

19.1

15.6-22.6

H.S. or G.E.D.

2893

65.0

62.9-67.1

11.4

9.93-12.8

3.3

2.58-4.00

20.3

18.6-22.0

Some Post-H.S.

2483

68.2

66.0-70.5

12.8

11.1-14.4

2.6

1.96-3.34

16.4

14.7-18.1

College Graduate

4384

78.0

76.6-79.5

7.3

6.42-8.22

1.4

1.05-1.83

13.2

12.0-14.4

 

Household Smoking Rules by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

No smoking in house

C.I.

Some smoking in house

C.I.

Smoke anywhere in house

C.I.

No smoking rules

C.I.

White/Non-Hispanic

8086

69.8

68.6-70.9

10.2

9.43-11.0

2.8

2.34-3.16

17.3

16.3-18.2

Black or African American/Non-Hispanic

924

65.0

61.3-68.8

12.6

10.0-15.1

2.1

1.24-3.04

20.2

17.1-23.4

Other Race/ Non-Hispanic

491

78.6

74.0-83.2

5.8

3.35-8.25

1.2

0.28-2.12

14.4

10.2-18.6

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

55

62.9

48.1-77.6

13.1

3.74-22.4

6.2

-2.2-14.5

17.9

6.28-29.5

Hispanic

915

77.7

74.4-81.0

9.9

7.55-12.3

1.2

0.51-1.85

11.2

8.77-13.6

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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