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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 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%)
TOTAL 5,659 327 6.2 5.4- 7.0 211 4.1 3.5- 4.8 5,121 89.8 88.7-90.7
GENDER
Male 2,393 127 6.0 4.9- 7.4 94 4.3 3.4- 5.5 2,172 89.6 88.0-91.1
Female 3,266 200 6.3 5.3- 7.4 117 3.9 3.1- 4.8 2,949 89.8 88.5-91.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,928 269 5.8 5.1- 6.7 149 3.2 2.6- 3.8 4,510 91.0 90.0-92.0
No 718 57 7.8 5.8-10.4 61 9.3 6.9-12.5 600 82.9 79.2-86.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,593 93 6.7 5.2- 8.5 51 3.5 2.5- 4.9 1,449 89.8 87.7-91.6
Overweight 1,898 103 5.4 4.3- 6.7 69 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,726 90.1 88.3-91.7
Obese 1,595 104 7.0 5.6- 8.8 69 4.4 3.3- 5.9 1,422 88.6 86.5-90.4
Current Smoker
Yes 933 59 6.2 4.5- 8.4 81 8.4 6.5-10.8 793 85.4 82.5-88.0
No 4,696 266 6.2 5.4- 7.1 129 3.1 2.5- 3.8 4,301 90.7 89.6-91.7
History of CVD**
Yes 671 38 6.0 4.0- 9.0 25 3.3 2.1- 5.2 608 90.7 87.4-93.1
No 4,941 286 6.2 5.4- 7.1 185 4.2 3.5- 5.0 4,470 89.6 88.5-90.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 595 58 11.6 8.8-15.3 38 6.7 4.7- 9.5 499 81.7 77.6-85.2
No 4,881 258 5.4 4.6- 6.2 164 3.7 3.1- 4.5 4,459 90.9 89.9-91.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 243 23 13.1 8.3-20.2 *** *** *** 207 80.6 73.2-86.4
No 5,222 290 5.8 5.0- 6.6 189 4.0 3.3- 4.7 4,743 90.2 89.2-91.2
COPD
Yes 491 35 8.0 5.2-12.0 35 7.0 4.8-10.0 421 85.1 80.6-88.7
No 5,143 291 6.0 5.3- 6.9 175 3.8 3.2- 4.6 4,677 90.1 89.1-91.1
Current Asthma
Yes 483 41 8.3 5.5-12.5 21 4.8 2.9- 7.9 421 86.9 82.2-90.4
No 5,149 284 5.9 5.2- 6.8 190 4.0 3.4- 4.8 4,675 90.0 89.0-91.0
Diabetes
Yes 761 50 7.2 5.2- 9.8 32 4.0 2.7- 6.1 679 88.8 85.7-91.3
No 4,891 277 6.0 5.3- 6.9 179 4.1 3.4- 4.9 4,435 89.9 88.7-90.9
Disability
Yes 1,562 107 7.2 5.6- 9.0 81 5.2 4.1- 6.7 1,374 87.6 85.4-89.5
No 4,075 217 5.8 4.9- 6.7 130 3.7 3.0- 4.5 3,728 90.5 89.3-91.6
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,807 115 6.9 5.5- 8.7 81 4.7 3.6- 6.0 1,611 88.4 86.3-90.2
No 3,852 212 5.9 5.0- 6.8 130 3.9 3.1- 4.7 3,510 90.3 89.0-91.4

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**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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