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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,086 86 7.5 5.8- 9.5 64 7.1 5.4- 9.4 936 85.4 82.6-87.8
GENDER
Male 397 22 5.3 3.2- 8.7 31 10.0 6.7-14.7 344 84.7 79.6-88.7
Female 689 64 9.1 6.9-12.0 33 4.9 3.4- 7.1 592 86.0 82.7-88.7
AGE
18-34 187 13 7.0 3.8-12.3 17 9.4 5.6-15.5 157 83.6 76.6-88.8
35-44 174 14 7.7 4.4-13.1 *** *** *** 150 83.7 75.6-89.5
45-54 220 26 11.2 7.2-16.9 20 9.3 5.8-14.4 174 79.6 72.9-85.0
55-64 250 21 7.3 4.3-12.0 *** *** *** 218 87.5 81.8-91.6
65-74 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 84.4 75.8-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 392 33 8.2 5.5-12.0 30 9.1 5.9-13.7 329 82.7 77.5-87.0
Some Post-H.S. 299 24 7.7 4.8-12.1 17 6.4 3.7-10.9 258 85.9 80.4-90.0
College Graduate 267 16 5.5 3.2- 9.3 *** *** *** 243 90.8 86.0-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 17 13.0 7.5-21.6 *** *** *** 123 81.4 72.4-87.9
$15,000- 24,999 262 29 9.6 6.4-14.3 19 8.4 4.7-14.4 214 82.0 75.5-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 90.1 82.7-94.6
$35,000- 49,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** 111 84.0 73.5-90.8
$50,000- 74,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 316 38 11.0 7.7-15.5 20 5.8 3.6- 9.2 258 83.2 78.1-87.3
No 766 48 6.3 4.5- 8.7 44 7.6 5.4-10.6 674 86.1 82.6-89.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 943 83 8.3 6.4-10.5 61 7.8 5.8-10.4 799 83.9 80.8-86.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 400 32 7.0 4.7-10.2 29 9.3 6.2-13.8 339 83.7 78.8-87.7
Regional City or Suburban 185 *** *** *** *** *** *** 162 87.7 81.0-92.3
Rural 501 41 8.3 5.7-11.9 25 5.6 3.5- 8.8 435 86.1 81.8-89.5

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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.

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