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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 2,714 197 8.3 7.0- 9.7 2,517 91.7 90.3-93.0
-Eastern 859 65 10.1 7.7-13.3 794 89.9 86.7-92.3
GENDER
Male 427 54 14.4 10.6-19.1 373 85.6 80.9-89.4
Female 432 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 532 32 7.9 5.2-11.8 500 92.1 88.2-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 210 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 104 17 20.7 12.5-32.3 87 79.3 67.7-87.5
AGE
18-34 180 19 11.6 7.1-18.5 161 88.4 81.5-92.9
35-44 176 20 16.2 10.1-24.9 156 83.8 75.1-89.9
45-54 212 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 256 26 12.4 7.8-19.1 230 87.6 80.9-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 263 16 8.6 5.1-14.2 247 91.4 85.8-94.9
College Graduate 289 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 126 21 22.1 13.7-33.6 105 77.9 66.4-86.3
$25,000- 34,999 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 118 14 15.0 8.4-25.3 104 85.0 74.7-91.6
$50,000- 74,999 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 233 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 735 58 10.3 7.7-13.7 677 89.7 86.3-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 732 54 10.1 7.4-13.7 678 89.9 86.3-92.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 664 59 11.7 8.7-15.6 605 88.3 84.4-91.3

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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 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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