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2014 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 6,341 228 4.0 3.5- 4.7 507 8.9 8.1- 9.9 5,606 87.0 85.9-88.1
GENDER
Male 2,641 104 4.7 3.7- 5.9 209 8.5 7.3-10.0 2,328 86.8 85.0-88.3
Female 3,700 124 3.5 2.8- 4.3 298 9.2 8.1-10.5 3,278 87.3 85.8-88.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,356 119 2.8 2.3- 3.5 340 9.1 8.0-10.3 3,897 88.0 86.7-89.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,191 82 8.5 6.6-10.9 113 10.6 8.6-12.9 996 80.9 78.0-83.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 101 *** *** *** 11 10.4 5.1-19.8 84 84.7 74.8-91.1
Non-Hispanic Other 199 *** *** *** 20 8.6 5.0-14.3 172 87.1 79.8-92.1
Hispanic 427 12 2.9 1.6- 5.3 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 398 94.3 91.5-96.2
AGE
18-34 958 52 5.3 3.9- 7.2 78 8.8 7.0-11.1 828 85.9 83.2-88.2
35-44 814 26 3.8 2.5- 5.7 53 7.3 5.5- 9.7 735 88.9 86.1-91.2
45-54 993 38 3.8 2.6- 5.5 102 10.9 8.8-13.4 853 85.3 82.6-87.7
55-64 1,367 55 3.9 2.9- 5.3 160 12.3 10.4-14.5 1,152 83.8 81.4-86.0
65-74 1,244 44 3.9 2.7- 5.7 86 8.1 6.4-10.2 1,114 87.9 85.5-90.1
75+ 885 13 1.8 1.0- 3.5 26 3.4 2.2- 5.2 846 94.7 92.6-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 805 55 7.7 5.7-10.5 104 14.5 11.7-17.8 646 77.8 74.0-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,750 78 4.5 3.5- 5.9 197 13.0 11.1-15.2 1,475 82.5 80.1-84.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,697 67 3.8 2.9- 5.1 125 6.9 5.6- 8.3 1,505 89.3 87.5-90.8
College Graduate 2,063 27 1.3 0.8- 2.1 79 3.4 2.6- 4.4 1,957 95.3 94.1-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 691 55 8.1 5.9-11.0 97 15.6 12.5-19.2 539 76.4 72.2-80.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,061 62 6.2 4.6- 8.2 129 12.7 10.4-15.4 870 81.2 78.1-83.9
$25,000- 34,999 631 32 6.1 4.1- 8.8 64 11.4 8.6-14.9 535 82.6 78.6-86.0
$35,000- 49,999 744 18 3.7 2.0- 6.6 64 11.1 8.3-14.6 662 85.3 81.3-88.6
$50,000-74,999 678 13 2.2 1.2- 3.8 36 5.4 3.8- 7.7 629 92.4 89.8-94.4
$75,000+ 1,261 12 1.2 0.6- 2.4 39 3.0 2.0- 4.4 1,210 95.8 94.2-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,802 86 4.9 3.7- 6.3 221 15.1 13.1-17.4 1,495 80.0 77.5-82.3
No 4,497 140 3.8 3.1- 4.6 279 6.9 6.0- 7.9 4,078 89.3 88.1-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 849 24 3.6 2.3- 5.6 55 5.8 4.3- 7.8 770 90.6 88.0-92.7
Non-Veteran 5,487 204 4.1 3.5- 4.9 452 9.4 8.4-10.4 4,831 86.5 85.3-87.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,442 132 4.1 3.3- 5.1 314 10.4 9.1-11.7 2,996 85.5 83.9-87.0
No 2,899 96 4.0 3.1- 5.0 193 7.3 6.2- 8.6 2,610 88.7 87.2-90.1

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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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