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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 699 45 7.5 5.4-10.4 30 4.5 2.9- 6.8 624 88.0 84.7-90.6
GENDER
Male 292 22 8.6 5.5-13.3 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0 258 87.1 81.8-91.0
Female 407 23 6.6 4.1-10.4 18 4.7 2.6- 8.1 366 88.7 84.2-92.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 428 24 7.1 4.5-10.9 15 3.8 2.1- 6.8 389 89.1 84.8-92.3
Non-Hispanic Black 160 13 9.4 5.2-16.4 *** *** *** 139 84.8 76.8-90.4
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 87.3 78.2-92.9
AGE
18-44 245 21 8.3 5.3-13.0 15 6.4 3.5-11.3 209 85.3 79.4-89.7
44-64 251 17 8.6 5.0-14.5 *** *** *** 226 88.9 83.0-92.9
65+ 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** 179 91.5 85.0-95.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 240 19 8.2 4.9-13.6 13 4.7 2.6- 8.5 208 87.0 81.3-91.2
Some College + 454 26 7.2 4.7-10.7 16 4.2 2.3- 7.6 412 88.7 84.4-91.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 304 31 11.2 7.7-16.2 21 6.5 4.1-10.3 252 82.2 76.7-86.6
$50,000+ 251 *** *** *** *** *** *** 242 95.0 89.7-97.7

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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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