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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 2,714 197 8.3 7.0- 9.7 2,517 91.7 90.3-93.0
GENDER
Male 1,319 151 12.3 10.3-14.6 1,168 87.7 85.4-89.7
Female 1,395 46 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,349 96.3 94.8-97.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,750 93 6.2 4.9- 7.8 1,657 93.8 92.2-95.1
Non-Hispanic Black 537 36 7.6 5.3-10.9 501 92.4 89.1-94.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 104 *** *** *** 97 91.8 82.9-96.2
Hispanic 261 54 22.6 17.1-29.4 207 77.4 70.6-82.9
AGE
18-34 573 63 11.2 8.5-14.6 510 88.8 85.4-91.5
35-44 594 47 8.7 6.3-11.9 547 91.3 88.1-93.7
45-54 695 41 6.3 4.4- 8.8 654 93.7 91.2-95.6
55-64 630 35 6.2 4.3- 8.7 595 93.8 91.3-95.7
65-74 159 *** *** *** 152 94.2 87.1-97.5
75+ 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 167 44 25.7 18.8-34.0 123 74.3 66.0-81.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 651 74 11.7 9.0-15.2 577 88.3 84.8-91.0
Some Post-H.S. 742 44 6.1 4.4- 8.5 698 93.9 91.5-95.6
College Graduate 1,146 34 3.0 2.1- 4.4 1,112 97.0 95.6-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 110 22 21.0 13.0-32.2 88 79.0 67.8-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 360 55 18.5 13.9-24.2 305 81.5 75.8-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 234 28 13.9 9.2-20.5 206 86.1 79.5-90.8
$35,000- 49,999 345 29 9.5 6.3-14.1 316 90.5 85.9-93.7
$50,000-74,999 442 16 4.5 2.6- 7.7 426 95.5 92.3-97.4
$75,000+ 847 19 2.1 1.2- 3.4 828 97.9 96.6-98.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 323 17 7.0 4.0-12.0 306 93.0 88.0-96.0
No 2,384 180 8.4 7.2- 9.9 2,204 91.6 90.1-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 284 20 6.5 4.0-10.3 264 93.5 89.7-96.0
Non-Veteran 2,424 176 8.4 7.1-10.0 2,248 91.6 90.0-92.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 913 62 7.9 6.0-10.2 851 92.1 89.8-94.0
Regional City or Suburban 601 30 5.6 3.8- 8.2 571 94.4 91.8-96.2
Rural 1,200 105 10.2 8.1-12.7 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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