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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Females

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
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 2,209 114 5.5 4.4- 6.9 64 3.3 2.5- 4.4 2,031 91.2 89.5-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 689 64 9.1 6.9-12.0 33 4.9 3.4- 7.1 592 86.0 82.7-88.7
Other 335 22 5.7 3.6- 9.1 18 5.3 3.1- 9.0 295 88.9 84.5-92.2
AGE
18-34 469 45 8.5 6.1-11.7 23 4.9 3.1- 7.6 401 86.7 82.9-89.8
35-44 442 23 5.1 3.3- 7.8 20 4.3 2.6- 7.1 399 90.6 87.1-93.2
45-54 564 43 8.5 6.0-11.9 22 3.8 2.5- 5.8 499 87.7 84.0-90.6
55-64 658 44 5.1 3.6- 7.1 22 3.8 2.4- 6.0 592 91.1 88.3-93.2
65-74 629 33 5.8 4.0- 8.5 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3 576 91.0 87.9-93.3
75+ 457 *** *** *** *** *** *** 440 96.2 93.5-97.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 331 21 4.8 3.0- 7.8 19 5.1 3.2- 8.3 291 90.0 86.1-92.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 874 59 7.0 5.2- 9.4 39 4.7 3.3- 6.7 776 88.3 85.4-90.7
Some Post-H.S. 968 64 7.1 5.3- 9.4 35 3.5 2.3- 5.2 869 89.4 86.8-91.6
College Graduate 1,086 55 5.1 3.8- 6.8 24 2.9 1.8- 4.7 1,007 92.0 89.8-93.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 340 35 10.2 7.0-14.8 20 6.2 3.7-10.1 285 83.6 78.2-87.9
$15,000- 24,999 568 39 6.8 4.8- 9.7 30 5.7 3.8- 8.4 499 87.5 83.9-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 278 19 8.0 4.6-13.7 15 6.4 3.8-10.5 244 85.6 79.5-90.1
$35,000- 49,999 351 17 5.7 3.4- 9.5 12 3.1 1.6- 5.9 322 91.2 86.9-94.1
$50,000- 74,999 364 25 6.7 4.2-10.4 *** *** *** 332 91.9 88.1-94.6
$75,000+ 610 28 4.9 3.1- 7.5 *** *** *** 573 93.2 90.2-95.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 955 71 7.8 5.9-10.3 49 5.2 3.8- 7.1 835 87.0 84.1-89.4
No 2,299 128 5.7 4.7- 7.0 68 3.4 2.6- 4.5 2,103 90.9 89.4-92.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 91.5 83.7-95.7
Non-Veteran 3,155 194 6.3 5.4- 7.5 113 3.9 3.1- 4.8 2,848 89.8 88.4-91.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 921 72 8.2 6.3-10.5 44 5.0 3.6- 6.8 805 86.9 84.1-89.2
Regional City or Suburban 708 36 4.5 3.2- 6.4 19 3.3 1.9- 5.7 653 92.2 89.5-94.2
Rural 1,637 92 5.8 4.5- 7.5 54 3.4 2.5- 4.6 1,491 90.8 88.8-92.4

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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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