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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 759 54 7.6 5.6-10.4 27 3.6 2.4- 5.4 678 88.8 85.8-91.2
GENDER
Male 327 19 7.7 4.7-12.3 *** *** *** 299 89.4 84.4-93.0
Female 432 35 7.6 5.2-11.1 18 4.2 2.6- 6.8 379 88.1 84.2-91.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 456 30 7.3 4.7-11.0 *** *** *** 420 91.5 87.7-94.2
Non-Hispanic Black 179 16 8.6 4.9-14.6 14 8.3 4.6-14.4 149 83.2 75.8-88.6
Other 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** 102 86.5 77.5-92.3
AGE
18-44 301 25 8.5 5.4-13.2 15 4.7 2.6- 8.2 261 86.8 81.6-90.7
44-64 268 18 7.4 4.3-12.6 *** *** *** 240 88.9 83.5-92.7
65+ 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** 170 93.3 87.9-96.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 256 21 9.7 5.9-15.5 15 5.9 3.4- 9.9 220 84.4 78.2-89.1
Some College + 501 32 6.3 4.2- 9.3 12 2.3 1.2- 4.4 457 91.4 88.0-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 302 28 10.6 6.8-16.1 14 4.4 2.4- 7.7 260 85.0 79.3-89.4
$50,000+ 306 16 5.5 3.2- 9.4 *** *** *** 285 92.7 88.6-95.4

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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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