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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 979 55 5.0 3.7- 6.7 37 4.1 2.9- 5.9 887 90.9 88.7-92.7
GENDER
Male 398 21 4.9 3.0- 7.8 14 4.1 2.4- 7.0 363 91.0 87.3-93.7
Female 581 34 5.1 3.5- 7.2 23 4.2 2.7- 6.6 524 90.8 87.8-93.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 646 28 4.3 2.8- 6.4 16 2.9 1.7- 4.8 602 92.9 90.2-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 189 15 5.2 3.0- 8.9 12 6.5 3.4-12.0 162 88.3 82.4-92.4
Other 128 12 8.3 4.5-14.7 *** *** *** 108 85.3 77.5-90.7
AGE
18-44 292 16 4.9 2.9- 8.2 16 5.1 3.0- 8.4 260 90.0 85.8-93.1
44-64 416 27 5.6 3.8- 8.3 15 4.1 2.4- 6.9 374 90.3 86.8-93.0
65+ 257 11 4.0 2.1- 7.6 *** *** *** 240 93.6 89.2-96.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 373 28 6.2 4.1- 9.4 19 5.0 3.1- 7.9 326 88.8 84.8-91.8
Some College + 599 27 4.1 2.7- 6.0 18 3.6 2.1- 5.9 554 92.4 89.6-94.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 428 31 6.6 4.4- 9.7 24 5.7 3.7- 8.7 373 87.7 83.8-90.8
$50,000+ 338 17 4.4 2.7- 7.1 *** *** *** 313 92.2 88.3-94.9

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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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