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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace
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%)
TOTAL 2,714 94 4.0 3.2- 5.1 103 4.2 3.4- 5.3 2,517 91.7 90.3-93.0
GENDER
Male 1,319 72 6.3 4.8- 8.1 79 6.0 4.6- 7.7 1,168 87.7 85.4-89.7
Female 1,395 22 1.4 0.9- 2.3 24 2.3 1.4- 3.7 1,349 96.3 94.8-97.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,750 42 2.8 2.0- 4.0 51 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,657 93.8 92.2-95.1
Non-Hispanic Black 537 13 2.9 1.6- 5.1 23 4.8 3.0- 7.6 501 92.4 89.1-94.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 91.8 82.9-96.2
Hispanic 261 29 12.9 8.5-19.0 25 9.8 6.4-14.7 207 77.4 70.6-82.9
AGE
18-34 573 39 6.7 4.7- 9.5 24 4.5 2.9- 7.0 510 88.8 85.4-91.5
35-44 594 17 2.9 1.7- 5.1 30 5.8 3.8- 8.5 547 91.3 88.1-93.7
45-54 695 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2 23 3.2 2.0- 5.1 654 93.7 91.2-95.6
55-64 630 15 2.7 1.6- 4.6 20 3.4 2.1- 5.5 595 93.8 91.3-95.7
65-74 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 94.2 87.1-97.5
75+ 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 20 14.2 8.9-21.9 24 11.5 7.4-17.6 123 74.3 66.0-81.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 651 38 6.1 4.2- 8.8 36 5.6 3.8- 8.4 577 88.3 84.8-91.0
Some Post-H.S. 742 16 1.9 1.1- 3.3 28 4.2 2.8- 6.3 698 93.9 91.5-95.6
College Graduate 1,146 19 1.8 1.1- 2.9 15 1.2 0.7- 2.2 1,112 97.0 95.6-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 *** *** *** 12 8.9 4.5-16.7 88 79.0 67.8-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 360 31 9.7 6.6-14.1 24 8.8 5.6-13.7 305 81.5 75.8-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 234 14 6.8 3.7-12.1 14 7.2 3.9-12.8 206 86.1 79.5-90.8
$35,000- 49,999 345 14 4.7 2.6- 8.4 15 4.8 2.7- 8.5 316 90.5 85.9-93.7
$50,000-74,999 442 *** *** *** 13 3.3 1.7- 6.1 426 95.5 92.3-97.4
$75,000+ 847 *** *** *** 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5 828 97.9 96.6-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 323 *** *** *** 11 4.0 1.9- 8.3 306 93.0 88.0-96.0
No 2,384 88 4.1 3.3- 5.3 92 4.3 3.4- 5.4 2,204 91.6 90.1-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 *** *** *** 13 4.4 2.4- 8.0 264 93.5 89.7-96.0
Non-Veteran 2,424 86 4.2 3.3- 5.4 90 4.2 3.3- 5.4 2,248 91.6 90.0-92.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 913 33 4.3 2.9- 6.3 29 3.5 2.4- 5.2 851 92.1 89.8-94.0
Regional City or Suburban 601 15 2.7 1.5- 4.7 15 2.9 1.7- 5.1 571 94.4 91.8-96.2
Rural 1,200 46 4.5 3.2- 6.4 59 5.7 4.1- 7.7 1,095 89.8 87.3-91.9

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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.

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