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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 5,188 109 2.3 1.8- 3.0 423 8.7 7.8- 9.8 4,656 88.9 87.8-90.0
-Eastern NC 1,884 47 2.5 1.8- 3.5 172 9.7 8.1-11.7 1,665 87.7 85.7-89.6
GENDER
Male 856 22 2.5 1.5- 4.0 77 9.2 6.8-12.3 757 88.3 85.1-90.9
Female 1,028 25 2.6 1.7- 4.1 95 10.2 8.0-12.8 908 87.2 84.4-89.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,102 26 2.4 1.5- 3.7 93 9.1 7.1-11.5 983 88.5 85.9-90.7
Non-Hispanic Black 540 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 53 10.5 7.3-14.9 472 86.4 81.8-90.0
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 315 13 3.9 2.2- 6.9 32 10.0 6.8-14.5 270 86.1 81.2-89.9
35-44 235 *** *** *** 29 15.0 9.5-23.1 199 82.4 74.5-88.3
45-54 307 *** *** *** 37 10.1 6.8-14.7 263 87.7 82.8-91.3
55-64 428 *** *** *** 42 10.1 7.2-14.0 375 87.6 83.5-90.9
65-74 390 *** *** *** 28 7.3 4.7-11.1 358 92.2 88.4-94.8
75+ 193 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 *** *** *** 37 17.6 11.7-25.6 175 78.9 70.9-85.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 575 16 2.5 1.4- 4.3 66 11.5 8.7-15.0 493 86.1 82.3-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 595 15 2.6 1.4- 4.6 46 7.8 5.5-11.0 534 89.6 86.2-92.3
College Graduate 487 *** *** *** 23 3.8 2.3- 6.4 456 94.3 91.2-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 188 *** *** *** 32 19.4 12.9-28.2 148 74.9 65.8-82.2
$15,000- 24,999 307 *** *** *** 37 15.1 10.1-22.0 263 81.9 74.9-87.3
$25,000- 34,999 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 166 88.0 80.9-92.7
$35,000- 49,999 271 *** *** *** 25 9.1 5.7-14.3 237 87.3 81.6-91.4
$50,000- 74,999 222 *** *** *** *** *** *** 204 91.5 85.2-95.3
$75,000+ 353 *** *** *** *** *** *** 336 95.8 92.6-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 596 15 2.2 1.3- 3.9 72 13.8 10.2-18.5 509 83.9 79.3-87.7
No 1,282 32 2.7 1.8- 4.0 99 8.0 6.3-10.1 1,151 89.3 87.0-91.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 638 15 2.5 1.4- 4.2 74 13.2 9.8-17.6 549 84.3 79.9-87.9
No 1,240 32 2.6 1.7- 3.9 97 8.0 6.3-10.2 1,111 89.4 87.0-91.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 306 *** *** *** 20 5.3 3.2- 8.9 281 93.1 89.2-95.6
Non-Veteran 1,579 42 2.7 1.9- 3.8 152 10.5 8.6-12.7 1,385 86.8 84.4-88.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 327 *** *** *** 29 10.4 6.9-15.4 285 84.6 79.0-88.9
Rural 1,437 33 2.2 1.5- 3.2 135 9.8 7.9-12.2 1,269 88.0 85.5-90.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 893 25 2.3 1.5- 3.7 74 9.4 7.0-12.4 794 88.3 85.2-90.8
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 544 *** *** *** 29 4.3 2.8- 6.6 509 94.5 92.0-96.2
Unable to Work 233 *** *** *** 41 18.9 13.1-26.4 186 79.0 71.5-85.0
Other not in Labor Force 132 *** *** *** 16 12.5 7.2-20.7 110 82.3 73.4-88.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** 13 16.8 9.1-28.9 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 180 *** *** *** 24 13.5 8.3-21.4 153 84.2 76.2-89.9
101% to 150% 295 *** *** *** 49 20.4 14.4-28.1 238 77.0 69.4-83.3
151% to 200% 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 851 *** *** *** 47 5.2 3.6- 7.4 789 92.9 90.4-94.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 686 18 2.7 1.6- 4.6 74 11.6 8.7-15.3 594 85.7 81.8-88.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 848 24 3.3 2.1- 5.2 71 9.2 7.0-11.9 753 87.5 84.4-90.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 352 *** *** *** 27 8.2 4.9-13.4 320 90.9 85.7-94.4

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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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