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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 549 34 6.4 4.4- 9.2 21 3.6 2.2- 5.8 494 90.0 86.8-92.5
GENDER
Male 231 *** *** *** *** *** *** 214 92.4 87.6-95.5
Female 318 24 8.0 5.2-12.3 14 4.4 2.4- 7.9 280 87.6 82.7-91.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 356 13 4.7 2.6- 8.5 11 3.4 1.8- 6.5 332 91.9 87.6-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 110 15 11.8 6.8-19.7 *** *** *** 88 82.9 74.2-89.1
Other 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** 66 89.8 80.1-95.1
AGE
18-44 155 13 7.9 4.5-13.7 *** *** *** 134 87.8 81.5-92.2
44-64 211 14 6.3 3.5-10.9 *** *** *** 190 90.4 85.0-94.0
65+ 174 *** *** *** *** *** *** 162 93.5 87.6-96.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 14 5.9 3.4-10.2 *** *** *** 209 91.3 86.5-94.5
Some College + 316 20 6.9 4.1-11.2 13 4.3 2.4- 7.8 283 88.8 83.9-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 255 17 6.5 3.8-10.8 11 3.5 1.8- 6.7 227 90.0 85.2-93.3
$50,000+ 178 14 8.5 4.7-15.1 *** *** *** 159 89.1 82.3-93.5

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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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