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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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%)
North Carolina 5,690 170 2.9 2.5- 3.5 456 9.7 8.7-10.8 5,064 87.4 86.2-88.5
-Piedmont 2,825 83 2.8 2.2- 3.5 219 9.3 8.0-10.7 2,523 88.0 86.4-89.4
GENDER
Male 1,177 47 3.9 2.8- 5.3 105 10.3 8.3-12.7 1,025 85.9 83.3-88.1
Female 1,648 36 1.8 1.3- 2.7 114 8.4 6.8-10.2 1,498 89.8 87.9-91.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,838 36 1.8 1.3- 2.6 134 8.7 7.2-10.5 1,668 89.5 87.6-91.1
Non-Hispanic Black 578 29 4.5 3.0- 6.9 68 14.2 11.1-18.1 481 81.2 77.0-84.8
Other 371 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8 17 4.9 2.8- 8.4 337 90.6 86.4-93.6
AGE
18-34 486 21 3.6 2.2- 5.9 36 9.0 6.3-12.7 429 87.4 83.4-90.5
35-44 438 *** *** *** 35 8.8 6.2-12.3 396 89.9 86.3-92.7
45-54 539 19 4.2 2.6- 6.8 46 10.6 7.8-14.3 474 85.2 81.1-88.5
55-64 548 18 2.8 1.7- 4.8 59 11.9 9.0-15.5 471 85.3 81.5-88.4
65-74 466 *** *** *** 27 7.7 4.9-12.1 427 90.2 85.9-93.3
75+ 310 *** *** *** 16 6.4 3.8-10.5 290 92.8 88.7-95.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 *** *** *** 45 16.8 12.2-22.7 229 78.6 72.4-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 713 33 4.0 2.7- 5.7 90 14.0 11.3-17.2 590 82.0 78.6-85.1
Some Post-H.S. 740 21 2.2 1.3- 3.6 63 8.6 6.5-11.3 656 89.2 86.4-91.5
College Graduate 1,069 16 1.5 0.9- 2.6 20 2.0 1.2- 3.2 1,033 96.5 95.1-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 23 9.0 5.7-13.8 42 18.7 13.5-25.3 172 72.3 65.2-78.5
$15,000- 24,999 437 22 4.9 3.1- 7.7 52 12.9 9.6-17.0 363 82.2 77.7-86.0
$25,000- 34,999 234 *** *** *** 23 13.2 8.3-20.3 207 86.0 78.9-90.9
$35,000- 49,999 304 *** *** *** 15 8.1 4.5-14.2 282 89.7 83.5-93.7
$50,000- 74,999 340 *** *** *** 24 7.6 5.0-11.5 308 90.1 85.8-93.2
$75,000+ 689 *** *** *** 21 3.7 2.3- 6.0 664 95.7 93.4-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 671 33 4.4 3.0- 6.4 78 13.3 10.4-16.9 560 82.3 78.5-85.6
No 2,144 50 2.3 1.7- 3.2 140 8.1 6.7- 9.7 1,954 89.6 87.9-91.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 313 *** *** *** 19 6.2 3.8- 9.9 280 89.3 84.8-92.6
Non-Veteran 2,502 69 2.6 2.0- 3.4 200 9.7 8.3-11.2 2,233 87.8 86.1-89.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,483 35 2.1 1.5- 3.1 93 7.7 6.1- 9.6 1,355 90.2 88.2-91.9
Regional City or Suburban 766 23 2.7 1.7- 4.3 72 10.8 8.4-13.9 671 86.5 83.2-89.1
Rural 576 25 4.5 2.8- 7.1 54 11.1 8.2-14.9 497 84.4 80.3-87.8

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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.

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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