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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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%)
North Carolina 2,714 197 8.3 7.0- 9.7 2,517 91.7 90.3-93.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 366 20 5.3 2.9- 9.3 346 94.7 90.7-97.1
Region 3 242 22 9.9 6.2-15.4 220 90.1 84.6-93.8
Region 4 499 37 7.7 5.4-10.8 462 92.3 89.2-94.6
Region 5 372 26 7.1 4.7-10.7 346 92.9 89.3-95.3
Region 6 195 *** *** *** 187 94.9 89.2-97.7
Region 7 424 35 8.9 6.0-12.9 389 91.1 87.1-94.0
Region 8 248 22 13.4 8.7-20.0 226 86.6 80.0-91.3
Region 9 & 10 368 27 9.9 6.2-15.6 341 90.1 84.4-93.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 859 65 10.1 7.7-13.3 794 89.9 86.7-92.3
Piedmont 1,451 107 7.8 6.4- 9.6 1,344 92.2 90.4-93.6
Western NC 404 25 6.0 3.6- 9.7 379 94.0 90.3-96.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 307 18 5.4 3.0- 9.7 289 94.6 90.3-97.0
Northwest 384 29 7.6 5.0-11.3 355 92.4 88.7-95.0
Charlotte 424 33 8.7 6.0-12.4 391 91.3 87.6-94.0
Greensboro 270 18 6.5 3.9-10.6 252 93.5 89.4-96.1
Southern Regional 229 15 7.7 4.4-13.1 214 92.3 86.9-95.6
Southeast 148 *** *** *** 138 88.4 79.3-93.9
Wake 490 39 8.5 6.0-11.8 451 91.5 88.2-94.0
Area L & Eastern 462 35 10.6 7.0-15.9 427 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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