NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
1-7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,714 197 8.3 7.0- 9.7 2,517 91.7 90.3-93.0
-Western 404 25 6.0 3.6- 9.7 379 94.0 90.3-96.4
GENDER
Male 194 19 10.4 6.0-17.6 175 89.6 82.4-94.0
Female 210 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 336 19 5.6 3.1- 9.7 317 94.4 90.3-96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 163 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 14 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 355 25 6.7 4.1-10.9 330 93.3 89.1-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 370 22 5.8 3.3- 9.8 348 94.2 90.2-96.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 292 21 6.1 3.5-10.5 271 93.9 89.5-96.5

Back to Secondhand Smoke.

*This question was asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 21SEP16.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts