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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home while you were there?

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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 5,690 170 2.9 2.5- 3.5 456 9.7 8.7-10.8 5,064 87.4 86.2-88.5
-Western 1,023 24 2.5 1.5- 4.0 78 9.4 6.9-12.8 921 88.1 84.7-90.9
GENDER
Male 451 *** *** *** 38 9.9 6.4-14.9 403 87.9 82.9-91.6
Female 572 *** *** *** 40 9.0 5.6-14.0 518 88.3 83.1-92.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 886 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8 64 9.6 6.8-13.4 803 88.2 84.3-91.1
Non-Hispanic Black 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** 119 83.9 73.9-90.6
35-44 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 153 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 224 *** *** *** *** *** *** 199 89.5 83.5-93.5
65-74 239 *** *** *** 22 7.3 4.6-11.5 215 91.7 87.1-94.7
75+ 150 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 282 *** *** *** 25 10.0 5.9-16.5 249 87.5 81.1-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 289 *** *** *** 25 8.7 5.1-14.7 257 88.4 82.1-92.7
College Graduate 342 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 *** *** *** 24 15.5 8.7-26.2 147 79.4 69.2-86.8
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 326 *** *** *** 42 13.9 9.0-20.8 278 84.7 77.8-89.7
No 693 18 2.9 1.7- 5.1 35 7.4 4.7-11.4 640 89.7 85.5-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 876 22 2.7 1.6- 4.4 71 10.4 7.5-14.2 783 86.9 83.0-90.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 240 *** *** *** *** *** *** 224 94.6 90.8-96.9
Rural 783 *** *** *** 71 12.2 8.8-16.6 697 85.8 81.3-89.3

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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.

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.

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