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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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%)
North Carolina 2,714 94 4.0 3.2- 5.1 103 4.2 3.4- 5.3 2,517 91.7 90.3-93.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 366 *** *** *** 13 4.0 1.9- 8.2 346 94.7 90.7-97.1
Region 3 242 14 6.5 3.6-11.5 *** *** *** 220 90.1 84.6-93.8
Region 4 499 21 4.8 2.9- 7.6 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 462 92.3 89.2-94.6
Region 5 372 15 3.7 2.1- 6.4 11 3.5 1.9- 6.4 346 92.9 89.3-95.3
Region 6 195 *** *** *** *** *** *** 187 94.9 89.2-97.7
Region 7 424 14 3.5 1.9- 6.4 21 5.4 3.2- 8.8 389 91.1 87.1-94.0
Region 8 248 12 6.7 3.6-12.1 *** *** *** 226 86.6 80.0-91.3
Region 9 & 10 368 *** *** *** 18 6.0 3.3-10.8 341 90.1 84.4-93.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 859 26 4.0 2.6- 6.3 39 6.1 4.2- 8.8 794 89.9 86.7-92.3
Piedmont 1,451 58 4.4 3.3- 5.9 49 3.5 2.6- 4.7 1,344 92.2 90.4-93.6
Western NC 404 *** *** *** 15 4.0 2.0- 7.7 379 94.0 90.3-96.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 307 *** *** *** 11 3.7 1.7- 8.0 289 94.6 90.3-97.0
Northwest 384 18 4.7 2.8- 7.7 11 2.9 1.4- 5.9 355 92.4 88.7-95.0
Charlotte 424 18 5.4 3.2- 8.8 15 3.3 1.9- 5.6 391 91.3 87.6-94.0
Greensboro 270 *** *** *** *** *** *** 252 93.5 89.4-96.1
Southern Regional 229 *** *** *** *** *** *** 214 92.3 86.9-95.6
Southeast 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 88.4 79.3-93.9
Wake 490 18 3.9 2.2- 6.5 21 4.6 2.9- 7.3 451 91.5 88.2-94.0
Area L & Eastern 462 13 3.9 2.1- 7.4 22 6.7 3.8-11.6 427 89.4 84.1-93.0

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*This question was asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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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