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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Region 1 & 2 912 45 5.3 3.6- 7.7 26 3.1 1.7- 5.5 841 91.6 88.6-93.9
GENDER
Male 395 16 4.6 2.4- 8.6 16 5.0 2.4-10.0 363 90.4 84.9-94.0
Female 517 29 6.0 3.7- 9.5 *** *** *** 478 92.7 89.1-95.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 775 36 5.0 3.2- 7.7 21 3.3 1.8- 6.1 718 91.7 88.3-94.2
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** 78 87.3 76.0-93.8
AGE
18-44 219 15 6.9 3.7-12.5 *** *** *** 200 91.1 84.8-95.0
44-64 333 20 5.8 3.3-10.2 12 4.8 2.1-10.6 301 89.4 83.3-93.4
65+ 350 *** *** *** *** *** *** 332 95.0 91.4-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 343 18 5.7 3.3- 9.8 14 5.5 2.6-11.1 311 88.8 82.9-92.8
Some College + 566 27 5.1 3.0- 8.4 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5 528 93.8 90.4-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 461 24 6.1 3.7- 9.8 16 4.2 2.0- 8.7 421 89.7 84.7-93.1
$50,000+ 283 14 3.8 2.0- 7.0 *** *** *** 265 95.5 92.2-97.4

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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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