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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 5,690 170 2.9 2.5- 3.5 456 9.7 8.7-10.8 5,064 87.4 86.2-88.5
GENDER
Male 2,408 90 3.6 2.9- 4.6 219 10.5 9.0-12.2 2,099 85.9 84.1-87.6
Female 3,282 80 2.3 1.8- 3.0 237 8.9 7.6-10.4 2,965 88.8 87.2-90.2
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,862 85 2.1 1.6- 2.7 291 9.3 8.1-10.7 3,486 88.6 87.1-89.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,096 56 4.8 3.6- 6.5 118 13.0 10.6-15.8 922 82.2 79.2-84.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 81 *** *** *** 11 10.5 5.4-19.6 65 83.8 73.5-90.6
Non-Hispanic Other 177 *** *** *** 20 9.0 5.3-14.8 148 86.2 79.3-91.0
Hispanic 404 13 3.8 2.0- 6.9 14 4.5 2.4- 8.4 377 91.7 87.4-94.6
AGE
18-34 906 38 3.6 2.5- 5.1 73 10.2 8.0-13.1 795 86.2 83.1-88.7
35-44 789 21 2.3 1.4- 3.6 65 8.9 6.8-11.7 703 88.8 85.9-91.2
45-54 1,008 33 3.6 2.4- 5.2 101 12.3 9.8-15.3 874 84.1 81.0-86.9
55-64 1,207 43 3.4 2.4- 4.9 129 11.6 9.6-14.0 1,035 84.9 82.3-87.2
65-74 1,029 25 2.4 1.6- 3.7 63 6.9 5.0- 9.5 941 90.6 87.9-92.8
75+ 682 *** *** *** 23 5.0 3.2- 7.6 651 94.2 91.6-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 602 28 4.2 2.8- 6.4 97 18.9 15.1-23.5 477 76.9 72.2-81.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,568 66 3.9 3.0- 5.1 170 12.5 10.6-14.7 1,332 83.6 81.2-85.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,588 47 2.7 1.9- 3.7 149 8.9 7.3-10.7 1,392 88.5 86.5-90.2
College Graduate 1,910 29 1.4 0.9- 2.2 39 2.0 1.4- 2.8 1,842 96.6 95.5-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 521 36 7.1 4.9-10.0 82 17.7 13.8-22.3 403 75.3 70.3-79.6
$15,000- 24,999 946 57 5.3 4.0- 7.1 114 14.0 11.2-17.4 775 80.7 77.2-83.7
$25,000- 34,999 494 16 2.9 1.6- 5.2 45 12.3 8.8-16.9 433 84.8 80.0-88.6
$35,000- 49,999 648 16 2.5 1.4- 4.6 48 9.1 6.3-12.9 584 88.4 84.4-91.5
$50,000-74,999 720 11 1.7 0.9- 3.4 47 7.4 5.3-10.3 662 90.8 87.7-93.2
$75,000+ 1,213 *** *** *** 32 3.4 2.3- 5.0 1,172 96.0 94.4-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,569 72 4.4 3.4- 5.7 197 14.3 12.1-16.7 1,300 81.4 78.8-83.7
No 4,099 98 2.5 2.0- 3.1 257 8.1 7.0- 9.3 3,744 89.5 88.1-90.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 753 31 4.2 2.7- 6.2 51 6.8 5.0- 9.1 671 89.1 86.2-91.4
Non-Veteran 4,921 139 2.8 2.3- 3.4 403 10.1 8.9-11.3 4,379 87.2 85.9-88.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,617 36 2.1 1.4- 2.9 100 7.6 6.1- 9.4 1,481 90.3 88.4-92.0
Regional City or Suburban 1,253 45 3.1 2.2- 4.3 99 9.1 7.3-11.4 1,109 87.8 85.4-89.8
Rural 2,820 89 3.5 2.7- 4.5 257 11.5 9.9-13.3 2,474 85.0 83.0-86.8

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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.

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