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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 2,714 94 4.0 3.2- 5.1 103 4.2 3.4- 5.3 2,517 91.7 90.3-93.0
GENDER
Male 1,319 72 6.3 4.8- 8.1 79 6.0 4.6- 7.7 1,168 87.7 85.4-89.7
Female 1,395 22 1.4 0.9- 2.3 24 2.3 1.4- 3.7 1,349 96.3 94.8-97.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,300 52 2.6 1.9- 3.5 68 3.6 2.7- 4.7 2,180 93.9 92.5-95.0
No 412 41 11.1 7.8-15.5 35 7.9 5.4-11.4 336 81.0 76.0-85.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 740 26 4.3 2.8- 6.8 25 4.0 2.6- 6.3 689 91.6 88.7-93.9
Overweight 949 33 4.0 2.7- 5.8 36 3.4 2.3- 4.9 880 92.7 90.4-94.4
Obese 763 27 4.3 2.8- 6.6 34 6.1 4.1- 8.9 702 89.7 86.4-92.2
Current Smoker
Yes 450 27 7.1 4.6-10.6 41 8.4 5.8-11.9 382 84.6 80.1-88.2
No 2,248 67 3.4 2.5- 4.4 61 3.3 2.5- 4.4 2,120 93.3 91.9-94.5
History of CVD**
Yes 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,587 93 4.1 3.3- 5.2 95 4.1 3.2- 5.1 2,399 91.8 90.4-93.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 404 *** *** *** 32 7.2 4.9-10.7 358 89.6 85.7-92.5
No 2,227 75 4.0 3.1- 5.2 68 3.7 2.8- 4.9 2,084 92.3 90.8-93.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** 124 85.1 76.3-91.0
No 2,483 85 4.0 3.1- 5.1 85 3.8 3.0- 4.9 2,313 92.1 90.7-93.4
COPD
Yes 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,607 86 3.7 2.9- 4.7 96 4.1 3.3- 5.2 2,425 92.2 90.8-93.4
Current Asthma
Yes 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,538 90 4.0 3.2- 5.1 97 4.2 3.3- 5.3 2,351 91.8 90.4-93.0
Diabetes
Yes 189 *** *** *** *** *** *** 172 90.0 83.0-94.3
No 2,524 87 4.0 3.2- 5.1 93 4.1 3.2- 5.2 2,344 91.8 90.4-93.1
Disability
Yes 323 *** *** *** *** *** *** 306 93.0 88.0-96.0
No 2,384 88 4.1 3.3- 5.3 92 4.3 3.4- 5.4 2,204 91.6 90.1-92.8
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 427 *** *** *** 19 6.6 4.0-10.7 395 89.6 84.8-93.0
No 2,287 81 4.0 3.1- 5.2 84 3.9 3.0- 5.0 2,122 92.1 90.6-93.4

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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