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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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%)
North Carolina 5,690 170 2.9 2.5- 3.5 456 9.7 8.7-10.8 5,064 87.4 86.2-88.5
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 916 20 2.1 1.3- 3.5 72 9.7 7.0-13.4 824 88.2 84.5-91.1
Region 3 541 23 4.1 2.6- 6.5 47 10.4 7.5-14.2 471 85.5 81.4-88.8
Region 4 983 32 3.4 2.3- 5.0 77 8.8 6.9-11.3 874 87.8 85.1-90.1
Region 5 709 14 2.0 1.1- 3.4 60 10.9 8.2-14.4 635 87.1 83.6-90.0
Region 6 425 18 3.7 2.2- 6.1 37 10.6 7.5-14.9 370 85.7 81.2-89.3
Region 7 761 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2 43 6.3 4.6- 8.6 697 91.1 88.5-93.2
Region 8 550 14 2.5 1.4- 4.5 39 8.5 6.1-11.9 497 88.9 85.3-91.7
Region 9 & 10 805 28 3.8 2.4- 5.9 81 15.1 11.2-20.1 696 81.1 76.1-85.2
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,842 63 3.5 2.6- 4.7 159 10.6 8.8-12.8 1,620 85.9 83.5-87.9
Piedmont 2,825 83 2.8 2.2- 3.5 219 9.3 8.0-10.7 2,523 88.0 86.4-89.4
Western NC 1,023 24 2.5 1.5- 4.0 78 9.4 6.9-12.8 921 88.1 84.7-90.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 769 18 2.4 1.5- 4.1 54 7.0 4.6-10.3 697 90.6 87.1-93.2
Northwest 871 32 3.3 2.2- 4.9 80 11.0 8.5-14.0 759 85.8 82.5-88.5
Charlotte 816 25 3.4 2.2- 5.3 63 9.3 7.1-12.2 728 87.2 84.1-89.9
Greensboro 530 *** *** *** 45 11.4 8.2-15.6 477 87.3 83.0-90.6
Southern Regional 507 20 3.8 2.3- 6.0 46 10.0 7.3-13.7 441 86.2 82.3-89.4
Southeast 317 *** *** *** 19 7.2 4.4-11.5 293 91.4 87.0-94.5
Wake 865 23 2.5 1.6- 3.9 53 7.1 5.3- 9.3 789 90.4 87.9-92.5
Area L & Eastern 1,015 39 4.2 2.9- 6.1 96 13.1 10.1-16.9 880 82.7 78.8-86.0

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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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