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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,845 242 9.7 8.5-11.2 2,603 90.3 88.8-91.5
GENDER
Male 1,402 180 14.2 12.1-16.6 1,222 85.8 83.4-87.9
Female 1,443 62 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,381 95.5 94.1-96.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,870 123 8.1 6.6- 9.8 1,747 91.9 90.2-93.4
Non-Hispanic Black 529 42 9.2 6.6-12.7 487 90.8 87.3-93.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 96 *** *** *** 94 98.9 94.7-99.8
Hispanic 272 72 29.1 23.3-35.7 200 70.9 64.3-76.7
AGE
18-34 615 74 12.4 9.7-15.7 541 87.6 84.3-90.3
35-44 592 52 9.8 7.3-12.9 540 90.2 87.1-92.7
45-54 675 53 8.2 6.1-10.8 622 91.8 89.2-93.9
55-64 672 44 7.3 5.3- 9.9 628 92.7 90.1-94.7
65-74 211 12 7.6 4.1-13.6 199 92.4 86.4-95.9
75+ 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 61 26.3 20.4-33.3 171 73.7 66.7-79.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 666 74 10.8 8.4-13.8 592 89.2 86.2-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 780 63 9.2 6.9-12.0 717 90.8 88.0-93.1
College Graduate 1,157 44 3.9 2.9- 5.4 1,113 96.1 94.6-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 27 23.4 15.8-33.4 107 76.6 66.6-84.2
$15,000- 24,999 377 66 17.5 13.6-22.3 311 82.5 77.7-86.4
$25,000- 34,999 268 36 15.9 11.3-22.0 232 84.1 78.0-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 386 29 9.7 6.5-14.1 357 90.3 85.9-93.5
$50,000-74,999 394 26 6.1 3.9- 9.3 368 93.9 90.7-96.1
$75,000+ 862 29 4.6 2.9- 7.2 833 95.4 92.8-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 325 27 10.1 6.7-15.0 298 89.9 85.0-93.3
No 2,510 215 9.7 8.4-11.3 2,295 90.3 88.7-91.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 318 25 7.6 4.9-11.6 293 92.4 88.4-95.1
Non-Veteran 2,526 217 10.0 8.6-11.6 2,309 90.0 88.4-91.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,393 136 10.4 8.7-12.4 1,257 89.6 87.6-91.3
No 1,452 106 9.1 7.3-11.3 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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