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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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%)
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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 912 45 5.3 3.6- 7.7 26 3.1 1.7- 5.5 841 91.6 88.6-93.9
Region 3 537 33 5.7 3.9- 8.4 22 4.8 2.8- 8.0 482 89.5 85.8-92.3
Region 4 979 55 5.0 3.7- 6.7 37 4.1 2.9- 5.9 887 90.9 88.7-92.7
Region 5 699 45 7.5 5.4-10.4 30 4.5 2.9- 6.8 624 88.0 84.7-90.6
Region 6 424 24 6.2 4.0- 9.5 20 5.6 3.4- 9.1 380 88.2 83.9-91.4
Region 7 759 54 7.6 5.6-10.4 27 3.6 2.4- 5.4 678 88.8 85.8-91.2
Region 8 549 34 6.4 4.4- 9.2 21 3.6 2.2- 5.8 494 90.0 86.8-92.5
Region 9 & 10 800 37 5.3 3.3- 8.4 28 3.9 2.6- 5.9 735 90.8 87.5-93.3
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,835 102 6.2 4.9- 7.8 75 4.4 3.4- 5.7 1,658 89.4 87.5-91.1
Piedmont 2,804 174 6.2 5.3- 7.4 109 4.3 3.5- 5.3 2,521 89.5 88.0-90.7
Western NC 1,020 51 5.7 4.0- 8.1 27 2.6 1.4- 4.6 942 91.7 88.9-93.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 769 40 5.8 3.8- 8.6 20 1.9 0.9- 3.8 709 92.3 89.2-94.6
Northwest 865 42 4.6 3.2- 6.4 35 5.0 3.3- 7.3 788 90.5 87.7-92.6
Charlotte 810 52 5.6 4.1- 7.5 30 4.1 2.7- 6.0 728 90.4 87.9-92.4
Greensboro 522 31 6.9 4.6-10.2 21 4.3 2.6- 6.9 470 88.8 85.0-91.8
Southern Regional 506 34 7.2 5.1-10.3 23 5.1 3.2- 8.0 449 87.7 83.9-90.7
Southeast 316 17 5.8 3.3- 9.9 14 4.0 2.2- 7.1 285 90.2 85.6-93.4
Wake 861 60 7.8 5.8-10.3 31 3.7 2.5- 5.5 770 88.5 85.6-90.8
Area L & Eastern 1,010 51 5.7 3.9- 8.2 37 4.2 2.9- 6.0 922 90.1 87.3-92.4

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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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