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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

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
-Piedmont 2,804 174 6.2 5.3- 7.4 109 4.3 3.5- 5.3 2,521 89.5 88.0-90.7
GENDER
Male 1,169 74 6.6 5.2- 8.5 43 4.3 3.1- 6.0 1,052 89.1 86.7-91.0
Female 1,635 100 5.9 4.7- 7.4 66 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,469 89.8 88.0-91.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,828 98 5.9 4.7- 7.3 50 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,680 91.2 89.5-92.7
Non-Hispanic Black 568 43 6.7 4.8- 9.3 37 7.9 5.5-11.3 488 85.4 81.6-88.6
Other 371 33 8.0 5.5-11.5 19 4.9 3.0- 8.0 319 87.0 82.8-90.3
AGE
18-34 484 37 6.3 4.4- 9.0 28 5.8 3.9- 8.6 419 87.9 84.4-90.7
35-44 436 30 7.0 4.7-10.2 22 5.5 3.4- 8.8 384 87.6 83.5-90.7
45-54 535 37 7.7 5.4-10.9 24 4.5 2.9- 6.8 474 87.8 84.2-90.7
55-64 542 33 5.6 3.7- 8.4 17 3.2 1.9- 5.2 492 91.3 88.1-93.7
65-74 464 27 6.4 4.2- 9.7 14 3.1 1.7- 5.5 423 90.5 86.8-93.3
75+ 305 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 283 25 7.6 4.9-11.5 18 5.5 3.3- 8.8 240 87.0 82.3-90.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 709 54 7.1 5.2- 9.7 34 5.4 3.7- 7.8 621 87.5 84.3-90.1
Some Post-H.S. 733 51 6.8 5.0- 9.2 34 4.5 3.1- 6.7 648 88.6 85.7-91.0
College Graduate 1,062 43 4.1 3.0- 5.6 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8 997 93.5 91.6-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 236 27 10.4 6.7-15.7 *** *** *** 196 84.7 78.7-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 430 39 8.8 6.1-12.6 29 7.3 4.8-11.0 362 83.9 79.2-87.6
$25,000- 34,999 235 16 7.4 4.2-12.9 13 5.3 2.9- 9.3 206 87.3 81.3-91.5
$35,000- 49,999 303 23 7.2 4.6-11.1 *** *** *** 269 88.7 84.0-92.2
$50,000- 74,999 339 20 6.0 3.7- 9.6 *** *** *** 312 91.5 87.4-94.4
$75,000+ 684 24 4.1 2.6- 6.4 *** *** *** 648 93.8 91.2-95.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 663 50 7.5 5.4-10.3 33 5.1 3.6- 7.3 580 87.3 84.1-90.0
No 2,131 124 5.9 4.8- 7.2 76 4.1 3.1- 5.3 1,931 90.0 88.4-91.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 309 23 8.5 5.4-13.0 *** *** *** 278 88.5 83.6-92.1
Non-Veteran 2,485 151 6.0 5.0- 7.2 99 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,235 89.6 88.1-90.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,473 108 7.4 6.0- 9.1 68 5.3 4.1- 6.9 1,297 87.3 85.1-89.2
Regional City or Suburban 764 30 3.4 2.3- 5.0 21 3.2 1.9- 5.2 713 93.4 91.1-95.2
Rural 567 36 7.2 4.9-10.6 20 3.2 2.0- 5.1 511 89.6 86.0-92.3

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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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