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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 5,659 327 6.2 5.4- 7.0 211 4.1 3.5- 4.8 5,121 89.8 88.7-90.7
GENDER
Male 2,393 127 6.0 4.9- 7.4 94 4.3 3.4- 5.5 2,172 89.6 88.0-91.1
Female 3,266 200 6.3 5.3- 7.4 117 3.9 3.1- 4.8 2,949 89.8 88.5-91.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,846 188 5.6 4.7- 6.6 109 3.0 2.4- 3.8 3,549 91.4 90.2-92.5
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
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** 69 87.4 77.7-93.2
Non-Hispanic Other 176 11 6.3 3.1-12.1 13 7.6 3.8-14.4 152 86.2 78.5-91.4
Hispanic 402 33 8.0 5.5-11.6 18 4.0 2.4- 6.7 351 88.0 83.9-91.1
AGE
18-34 900 74 7.5 5.8- 9.6 47 5.1 3.7- 7.0 779 87.4 84.8-89.7
35-44 785 45 6.2 4.5- 8.5 36 4.7 3.1- 7.0 704 89.1 86.2-91.5
45-54 1,000 69 7.7 5.9-10.0 47 5.0 3.6- 6.8 884 87.3 84.6-89.6
55-64 1,200 72 5.5 4.1- 7.4 41 3.7 2.6- 5.2 1,087 90.8 88.6-92.6
65-74 1,028 46 5.2 3.7- 7.2 29 2.7 1.7- 4.1 953 92.2 89.8-94.0
75+ 678 17 2.1 1.2- 3.5 *** *** *** 653 96.6 94.7-97.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 597 40 6.3 4.4- 9.0 32 5.3 3.5- 7.7 525 88.4 85.1-91.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,560 107 7.2 5.7- 9.0 77 5.4 4.2- 7.0 1,376 87.4 85.2-89.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,576 96 6.5 5.2- 8.2 65 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,415 89.6 87.6-91.3
College Graduate 1,903 83 4.5 3.5- 5.7 35 2.1 1.4- 3.1 1,785 93.4 92.0-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 519 52 10.4 7.6-14.1 32 6.1 4.0- 9.1 435 83.5 79.2-87.1
$15,000- 24,999 938 70 8.0 6.0-10.4 56 7.1 5.2- 9.6 812 85.0 81.8-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 493 35 8.3 5.6-12.2 21 4.0 2.5- 6.3 437 87.7 83.6-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 644 32 5.5 3.7- 8.1 18 3.0 1.7- 5.1 594 91.5 88.5-93.8
$50,000-74,999 718 40 5.7 3.9- 8.1 20 2.7 1.6- 4.5 658 91.6 88.9-93.8
$75,000+ 1,207 45 4.0 2.8- 5.7 19 1.8 1.1- 3.0 1,143 94.2 92.3-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,562 107 7.2 5.6- 9.0 81 5.2 4.1- 6.7 1,374 87.6 85.4-89.5
No 4,075 217 5.8 4.9- 6.7 130 3.7 3.0- 4.5 3,728 90.5 89.3-91.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 745 38 5.8 4.0- 8.3 18 2.8 1.7- 4.7 689 91.3 88.5-93.5
Non-Veteran 4,898 289 6.2 5.4- 7.1 191 4.2 3.6- 5.0 4,418 89.5 88.4-90.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,606 114 7.4 6.1- 9.1 73 5.2 4.0- 6.7 1,419 87.4 85.3-89.2
Regional City or Suburban 1,250 59 4.4 3.3- 5.8 39 3.5 2.4- 5.1 1,152 92.1 90.2-93.7
Rural 2,803 154 6.2 5.1- 7.6 99 3.6 2.8- 4.5 2,550 90.2 88.6-91.6

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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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