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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 5,690 170 2.9 2.5- 3.5 456 9.7 8.7-10.8 5,064 87.4 86.2-88.5
-Eastern 1,842 63 3.5 2.6- 4.7 159 10.6 8.8-12.8 1,620 85.9 83.5-87.9
GENDER
Male 780 33 3.9 2.6- 5.8 76 11.1 8.5-14.3 671 85.0 81.6-87.9
Female 1,062 30 3.1 2.1- 4.7 83 10.2 7.7-13.4 949 86.7 83.3-89.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,138 30 2.7 1.7- 4.2 93 10.5 8.1-13.6 1,015 86.8 83.6-89.4
Non-Hispanic Black 482 26 5.3 3.5- 8.0 46 11.1 7.9-15.5 410 83.6 78.9-87.4
Other 195 *** *** *** 18 9.6 5.7-15.8 171 86.7 80.0-91.4
AGE
18-34 283 *** *** *** 26 12.1 7.8-18.4 247 84.8 78.6-89.4
35-44 242 *** *** *** 23 10.2 6.2-16.4 206 84.4 77.8-89.3
45-54 316 *** *** *** 39 13.5 9.6-18.8 268 84.1 78.7-88.4
55-64 435 18 4.9 2.8- 8.4 52 13.2 9.9-17.5 365 81.9 77.1-85.9
65-74 324 *** *** *** *** *** *** 299 90.9 86.1-94.2
75+ 222 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 *** *** *** 33 22.6 15.3-32.0 165 73.6 64.4-81.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 573 25 4.6 2.9- 7.1 55 11.0 8.1-14.7 493 84.5 80.4-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 559 19 3.6 2.1- 6.0 61 9.4 7.2-12.3 479 86.9 83.6-89.7
College Graduate 499 *** *** *** *** *** *** 480 96.7 94.4-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 *** *** *** 25 15.7 9.8-24.4 152 80.0 71.4-86.5
$15,000- 24,999 327 24 6.0 3.8- 9.4 38 15.3 10.2-22.5 265 78.6 71.6-84.3
$25,000- 34,999 154 *** *** *** 17 14.0 8.1-23.1 128 78.8 68.8-86.2
$35,000- 49,999 208 *** *** *** 24 12.5 7.9-19.4 175 82.8 75.5-88.3
$50,000- 74,999 237 *** *** *** 19 10.3 5.8-17.7 217 88.6 81.1-93.4
$75,000+ 347 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 572 33 6.0 4.0- 8.8 77 16.1 12.5-20.4 462 78.0 73.3-82.0
No 1,262 30 2.6 1.7- 3.9 82 8.5 6.4-11.2 1,150 88.9 86.2-91.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 295 *** *** *** 25 9.4 6.2-14.1 255 85.7 80.3-89.8
Non-Veteran 1,543 48 3.3 2.4- 4.5 132 10.7 8.7-13.2 1,363 86.0 83.4-88.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 247 13 4.1 2.3- 7.1 20 9.0 5.1-15.2 214 87.0 80.8-91.4
Rural 1,461 49 3.6 2.6- 5.0 132 11.4 9.2-13.9 1,280 85.0 82.3-87.4

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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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