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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,531 173 7.7 6.5- 9.2 2,358 92.3 90.8-93.5
-Eastern NC 867 58 9.0 6.5-12.2 809 91.0 87.8-93.5
GENDER
Male 440 35 11.3 7.4-16.7 405 88.7 83.3-92.6
Female 427 23 6.3 4.0- 9.9 404 93.7 90.1-96.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 509 29 7.8 5.1-11.8 480 92.2 88.2-94.9
Non-Hispanic Black 225 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 208 15 7.0 3.9-12.2 193 93.0 87.8-96.1
35-44 182 18 14.8 8.3-24.9 164 85.2 75.1-91.7
45-54 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 209 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 228 21 11.7 7.3-18.3 207 88.3 81.7-92.7
Some Post-H.S. 276 16 7.6 4.3-13.2 260 92.4 86.8-95.7
College Graduate 296 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 259 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 746 48 8.3 6.0-11.4 698 91.7 88.6-94.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 726 47 8.1 5.8-11.2 679 91.9 88.8-94.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 747 49 9.2 6.5-12.8 698 90.8 87.2-93.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 649 47 10.3 7.2-14.4 602 89.7 85.6-92.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 867 58 9.0 6.5-12.2 809 91.0 87.8-93.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 502 19 5.1 2.9- 8.8 483 94.9 91.2-97.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 305 26 14.2 9.2-21.2 279 85.8 78.8-90.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 390 27 7.7 5.0-11.7 363 92.3 88.3-95.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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