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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western 1,020 51 5.7 4.0- 8.1 27 2.6 1.4- 4.6 942 91.7 88.9-93.8
GENDER
Male 451 *** *** *** *** *** *** 418 91.5 86.8-94.7
Female 569 34 6.9 4.5-10.5 *** *** *** 524 91.8 88.2-94.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 882 43 5.7 3.9- 8.3 *** *** *** 818 91.7 88.6-94.0
Non-Hispanic Black 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 136 16 11.6 6.5-19.8 *** *** *** 119 88.2 80.1-93.4
35-44 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 152 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 223 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** 222 93.4 88.4-96.4
75+ 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 283 17 6.7 3.8-11.6 *** *** *** 256 89.8 84.2-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 287 *** *** *** *** *** *** 263 92.1 86.9-95.4
College Graduate 342 *** *** *** *** *** *** 325 95.6 92.2-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 326 20 7.3 4.1-12.8 *** *** *** 293 88.2 81.7-92.6
No 690 30 5.0 3.2- 7.7 *** *** *** 646 93.3 90.2-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 874 47 6.3 4.4- 9.0 *** *** *** 802 90.8 87.7-93.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 240 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 780 39 5.8 3.8- 8.7 *** *** *** 718 91.4 88.0-93.9

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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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