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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 537 33 5.7 3.9- 8.4 22 4.8 2.8- 8.0 482 89.5 85.8-92.3
GENDER
Male 240 14 5.2 2.9- 9.1 *** *** *** 216 88.7 82.2-93.0
Female 297 19 6.2 3.7-10.3 12 3.6 2.0- 6.6 266 90.2 85.6-93.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 424 25 5.9 3.7- 9.1 12 2.3 1.2- 4.3 387 91.8 88.4-94.3
Non-Hispanic Black 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 146 11 6.0 3.1-11.2 *** *** *** 128 87.6 79.5-92.8
44-64 210 12 5.9 3.1-11.0 12 5.5 3.0- 9.7 186 88.6 82.8-92.6
65+ 176 *** *** *** *** *** *** 164 94.1 89.6-96.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 20 7.1 4.3-11.4 12 7.0 3.5-13.7 184 85.9 79.1-90.7
Some College + 319 13 4.6 2.5- 8.4 *** *** *** 296 92.5 88.3-95.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 270 24 8.1 5.2-12.6 12 5.7 2.7-11.9 234 86.1 79.8-90.7
$50,000+ 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** 163 93.0 86.9-96.4

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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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