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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 3,846 188 5.6 4.7- 6.6 109 3.0 2.4- 3.8 3,549 91.4 90.2-92.5
GENDER
Male 1,637 74 5.7 4.3- 7.4 45 2.7 1.9- 3.8 1,518 91.7 89.7-93.2
Female 2,209 114 5.5 4.4- 6.9 64 3.3 2.5- 4.4 2,031 91.2 89.5-92.6
AGE
18-34 486 38 7.2 5.0-10.2 17 3.3 1.9- 5.5 431 89.6 86.1-92.3
35-44 433 20 5.6 3.5- 9.1 18 3.7 2.1- 6.4 395 90.7 86.7-93.5
45-54 651 36 6.8 4.7- 9.7 21 3.7 2.3- 5.9 594 89.5 86.2-92.1
55-64 851 43 4.9 3.3- 7.2 25 3.0 1.9- 4.8 783 92.1 89.4-94.1
65-74 832 36 5.4 3.7- 7.9 22 2.5 1.5- 4.1 774 92.1 89.3-94.1
75+ 562 *** *** *** *** *** *** 544 97.1 95.1-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 277 *** *** *** *** *** *** 250 89.4 84.1-93.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 961 53 5.9 4.2- 8.1 34 3.4 2.3- 5.1 874 90.7 88.1-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,130 63 6.4 4.8- 8.5 38 3.1 2.1- 4.5 1,029 90.5 88.1-92.4
College Graduate 1,465 58 4.2 3.1- 5.5 22 1.7 1.0- 2.8 1,385 94.1 92.5-95.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 27 11.1 7.2-16.8 18 6.4 3.5-11.3 224 82.5 76.1-87.5
$15,000- 24,999 496 23 6.0 3.6- 9.8 27 6.7 4.3-10.2 446 87.3 82.7-90.8
$25,000- 34,999 307 20 8.7 5.0-14.6 *** *** *** 279 89.1 83.1-93.1
$35,000- 49,999 454 21 5.1 3.1- 8.2 *** *** *** 424 93.6 90.4-95.8
$50,000- 74,999 549 35 6.3 4.3- 9.3 *** *** *** 502 91.7 88.5-94.0
$75,000+ 1,002 35 4.1 2.7- 6.0 15 1.9 1.0- 3.3 952 94.0 91.8-95.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,111 61 6.5 4.7- 8.9 52 5.1 3.7- 7.0 998 88.4 85.6-90.7
No 2,720 125 5.3 4.3- 6.4 57 2.2 1.6- 3.1 2,538 92.5 91.1-93.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 552 32 6.8 4.6-10.0 14 3.1 1.8- 5.4 506 90.1 86.5-92.8
Non-Veteran 3,290 156 5.4 4.5- 6.6 95 3.0 2.3- 3.8 3,039 91.6 90.3-92.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 923 59 7.5 5.6- 9.9 25 2.9 1.9- 4.5 839 89.6 86.9-91.8
Regional City or Suburban 923 40 4.1 2.9- 5.7 25 3.0 1.9- 4.8 858 92.9 90.7-94.6
Rural 2,000 89 5.4 4.1- 7.0 59 3.0 2.2- 4.1 1,852 91.6 89.7-93.1

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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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