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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 5,659 327 6.2 5.4- 7.0 211 4.1 3.5- 4.8 5,121 89.8 88.7-90.7
-Eastern 1,835 102 6.2 4.9- 7.8 75 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,658 89.4 87.5-91.1
GENDER
Male 773 36 5.6 3.7- 8.3 35 4.5 3.1- 6.6 702 89.9 86.8-92.4
Female 1,062 66 6.8 5.1- 9.0 40 4.3 3.0- 6.1 956 88.9 86.3-91.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,136 47 4.9 3.5- 7.0 38 3.4 2.4- 4.9 1,051 91.6 89.3-93.5
Non-Hispanic Black 482 41 9.0 6.2-12.9 25 6.0 3.8- 9.4 416 85.0 80.4-88.6
Other 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 166 87.1 80.1-91.9
AGE
18-34 280 21 8.1 5.1-12.7 18 5.7 3.4- 9.4 241 86.2 81.0-90.2
35-44 240 *** *** *** *** *** *** 215 90.0 84.4-93.8
45-54 313 23 8.3 5.2-12.9 18 6.5 4.0-10.6 272 85.2 79.8-89.4
55-64 435 26 5.1 3.3- 7.7 16 4.6 2.7- 7.8 393 90.3 86.6-93.0
65-74 325 *** *** *** *** *** *** 308 94.6 90.8-96.9
75+ 222 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 *** *** *** *** *** *** 189 91.0 84.9-94.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 568 36 7.5 5.1-11.0 33 6.4 4.3- 9.5 499 86.1 82.0-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 556 29 5.9 3.8- 9.0 23 3.9 2.5- 6.1 504 90.2 86.7-92.8
College Graduate 499 26 6.0 3.9- 9.2 *** *** *** 463 91.9 88.5-94.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 *** *** *** 15 8.5 4.7-14.8 156 83.4 75.9-89.0
$15,000- 24,999 326 21 7.9 4.7-12.8 19 7.1 4.3-11.6 286 85.0 79.2-89.4
$25,000- 34,999 152 *** *** *** *** *** *** 133 86.1 77.1-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 237 *** *** *** *** *** *** 212 89.5 83.7-93.4
$75,000+ 346 *** *** *** *** *** *** 328 94.8 91.4-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 573 37 6.5 4.2- 9.9 35 5.8 4.0- 8.4 501 87.7 83.8-90.7
No 1,254 63 5.8 4.4- 7.7 40 3.9 2.7- 5.5 1,151 90.3 88.0-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 292 *** *** *** *** *** *** 273 93.0 88.6-95.8
Non-Veteran 1,539 91 6.7 5.2- 8.6 67 4.6 3.5- 6.0 1,381 88.7 86.5-90.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 246 17 7.2 4.3-11.9 *** *** *** 215 86.8 81.0-91.0
Rural 1,456 79 5.8 4.4- 7.7 56 4.2 3.1- 5.6 1,321 90.0 87.8-91.8

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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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