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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,714 197 8.3 7.0- 9.7 2,517 91.7 90.3-93.0
-Piedmont 1,451 107 7.8 6.4- 9.6 1,344 92.2 90.4-93.6
GENDER
Male 698 78 11.5 9.1-14.6 620 88.5 85.4-90.9
Female 753 29 3.9 2.6- 5.8 724 96.1 94.2-97.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 882 42 5.6 4.0- 7.8 840 94.4 92.2-96.0
Non-Hispanic Black 309 20 7.0 4.4-10.9 289 93.0 89.1-95.6
Other 244 44 18.8 13.8-25.1 200 81.2 74.9-86.2
AGE
18-34 310 36 11.2 7.8-15.7 274 88.8 84.3-92.2
35-44 338 23 6.7 4.2-10.4 315 93.3 89.6-95.8
45-54 387 22 6.7 4.3-10.4 365 93.3 89.6-95.7
55-64 302 19 6.5 4.1-10.3 283 93.5 89.7-95.9
65-74 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 28 28.1 19.2-39.2 71 71.9 60.8-80.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 295 38 11.8 8.2-16.6 257 88.2 83.4-91.8
Some Post-H.S. 357 20 5.1 3.2- 8.1 337 94.9 91.9-96.8
College Graduate 694 20 3.2 2.0- 5.0 674 96.8 95.0-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 176 29 18.0 12.3-25.6 147 82.0 74.4-87.7
$25,000- 34,999 124 17 14.1 8.5-22.4 107 85.9 77.6-91.5
$35,000- 49,999 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 509 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 155 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,294 97 8.0 6.4- 9.9 1,197 92.0 90.1-93.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,322 100 8.2 6.7-10.2 1,222 91.8 89.8-93.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 845 58 7.6 5.8-10.0 787 92.4 90.0-94.2
Regional City or Suburban 362 24 6.6 4.3-10.2 338 93.4 89.8-95.7
Rural 244 25 10.2 6.5-15.8 219 89.8 84.2-93.5

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

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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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