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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did you smell tobacco smoke from someone else's cigarette,
cigar, or pipe drifting into your home from nearby apartments or from outside?

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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 6,313 362 6.1 5.4- 6.9 239 4.3 3.7- 5.0 5,712 89.6 88.6-90.5
GENDER
Male 2,628 158 6.4 5.3- 7.6 101 4.4 3.5- 5.6 2,369 89.2 87.6-90.6
Female 3,685 204 5.9 5.0- 6.9 138 4.1 3.4- 5.0 3,343 89.9 88.7-91.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,340 190 4.5 3.8- 5.4 151 4.1 3.4- 4.9 3,999 91.4 90.3-92.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,180 111 10.4 8.4-12.9 52 5.4 3.9- 7.4 1,017 84.2 81.3-86.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 100 *** *** *** 12 10.7 5.4-19.9 79 81.1 70.9-88.3
Non-Hispanic Other 199 *** *** *** *** *** *** 182 94.0 89.3-96.7
Hispanic 429 36 9.6 6.7-13.7 16 2.9 1.7- 5.0 377 87.4 83.2-90.7
AGE
18-34 956 83 8.5 6.7-10.7 48 5.2 3.8- 7.1 825 86.3 83.6-88.5
35-44 812 51 5.1 3.8- 6.9 30 4.1 2.8- 6.0 731 90.8 88.4-92.8
45-54 990 67 6.5 5.0- 8.4 46 4.7 3.4- 6.5 877 88.8 86.4-90.8
55-64 1,355 67 4.5 3.5- 5.9 68 5.0 3.8- 6.5 1,220 90.5 88.6-92.1
65-74 1,242 63 5.5 4.0- 7.4 36 3.3 2.3- 4.8 1,143 91.2 89.0-93.0
75+ 879 29 4.2 2.8- 6.3 *** *** *** 840 94.8 92.6-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 798 56 8.1 6.0-10.8 44 6.3 4.5- 8.9 698 85.6 82.2-88.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,738 111 6.4 5.1- 7.9 72 4.0 3.1- 5.2 1,555 89.7 87.8-91.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,691 102 6.2 5.0- 7.8 78 4.9 3.8- 6.3 1,511 88.9 87.0-90.6
College Graduate 2,062 92 4.4 3.5- 5.6 45 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,925 93.0 91.6-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 679 60 10.4 7.8-13.8 52 8.4 6.1-11.3 567 81.2 77.2-84.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,055 76 7.7 5.9-10.0 55 6.0 4.5- 8.0 924 86.3 83.5-88.7
$25,000- 34,999 627 38 6.7 4.7- 9.5 31 5.1 3.4- 7.6 558 88.2 84.8-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 742 40 6.0 4.1- 8.6 24 2.9 1.8- 4.8 678 91.1 88.1-93.4
$50,000-74,999 681 36 5.5 3.8- 7.9 19 4.3 2.6- 7.1 626 90.1 86.9-92.7
$75,000+ 1,262 40 3.0 2.1- 4.4 23 2.3 1.4- 3.7 1,199 94.7 92.9-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,787 108 6.1 4.9- 7.5 94 6.0 4.8- 7.6 1,585 87.9 85.9-89.6
No 4,484 251 6.1 5.3- 7.1 141 3.7 3.0- 4.5 4,092 90.2 89.0-91.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 847 50 6.3 4.6- 8.6 25 3.4 2.2- 5.3 772 90.3 87.6-92.5
Non-Veteran 5,461 312 6.1 5.4- 7.0 213 4.4 3.7- 5.1 4,936 89.5 88.4-90.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,426 178 5.4 4.6- 6.5 130 4.4 3.6- 5.4 3,118 90.2 88.8-91.4
No 2,887 184 6.9 5.8- 8.2 109 4.1 3.3- 5.1 2,594 88.9 87.4-90.3

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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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