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2014 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 2,845 119 5.0 4.0- 6.1 123 4.8 3.9- 5.8 2,603 90.3 88.8-91.5
GENDER
Male 1,402 86 7.1 5.5- 9.0 94 7.1 5.7- 8.9 1,222 85.8 83.4-87.9
Female 1,443 33 2.5 1.7- 3.7 29 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,381 95.5 94.1-96.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,870 62 4.3 3.2- 5.7 61 3.8 2.9- 5.0 1,747 91.9 90.2-93.4
Non-Hispanic Black 529 22 5.0 3.1- 7.9 20 4.2 2.6- 6.7 487 90.8 87.3-93.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 98.9 94.7-99.8
Hispanic 272 35 13.5 9.5-18.8 37 15.6 11.1-21.4 200 70.9 64.3-76.7
AGE
18-34 615 46 8.0 5.7-11.0 28 4.4 3.0- 6.5 541 87.6 84.3-90.3
35-44 592 22 3.8 2.4- 5.9 30 6.0 4.1- 8.7 540 90.2 87.1-92.7
45-54 675 23 3.4 2.2- 5.2 30 4.8 3.3- 7.1 622 91.8 89.2-93.9
55-64 672 19 3.3 2.0- 5.3 25 4.0 2.6- 6.1 628 92.7 90.1-94.7
65-74 211 *** *** *** *** *** *** 199 92.4 86.4-95.9
75+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 24 9.9 6.4-15.0 37 16.4 11.7-22.5 171 73.7 66.7-79.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 666 30 4.3 2.9- 6.5 44 6.5 4.7- 8.8 592 89.2 86.2-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 780 36 5.8 4.0- 8.4 27 3.3 2.2- 5.1 717 90.8 88.0-93.1
College Graduate 1,157 29 2.9 1.9- 4.2 15 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,113 96.1 94.6-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 11 12.1 6.3-22.0 16 11.3 6.6-18.6 107 76.6 66.6-84.2
$15,000- 24,999 377 34 8.0 5.5-11.5 32 9.5 6.6-13.6 311 82.5 77.7-86.4
$25,000- 34,999 268 23 10.5 6.8-15.9 13 5.4 2.9- 9.8 232 84.1 78.0-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 386 13 3.9 2.1- 7.0 16 5.8 3.4- 9.8 357 90.3 85.9-93.5
$50,000-74,999 394 *** *** *** 17 3.4 1.9- 6.1 368 93.9 90.7-96.1
$75,000+ 862 16 2.9 1.5- 5.4 13 1.7 0.9- 3.1 833 95.4 92.8-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 325 *** *** *** 18 6.9 4.1-11.3 298 89.9 85.0-93.3
No 2,510 110 5.2 4.2- 6.4 105 4.5 3.7- 5.6 2,295 90.3 88.7-91.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 318 11 4.0 2.1- 7.5 14 3.6 2.0- 6.5 293 92.4 88.4-95.1
Non-Veteran 2,526 108 5.1 4.1- 6.3 109 4.9 4.0- 6.0 2,309 90.0 88.4-91.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,393 62 5.0 3.8- 6.5 74 5.4 4.2- 7.0 1,257 89.6 87.6-91.3
No 1,452 57 5.0 3.6- 6.8 49 4.1 3.0- 5.6 1,346 90.9 88.7-92.7

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

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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