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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 5,169 225 4.5 3.8- 5.3 168 3.2 2.7- 3.8 4,776 92.3 91.4-93.2
-Eastern NC 1,876 75 4.3 3.2- 5.7 69 3.5 2.6- 4.6 1,732 92.2 90.5-93.6
GENDER
Male 853 37 5.7 3.8- 8.3 37 4.1 2.7- 6.0 779 90.3 87.3-92.6
Female 1,023 38 3.0 2.0- 4.3 32 2.9 2.0- 4.4 953 94.1 92.2-95.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,096 37 3.6 2.4- 5.3 33 2.9 1.9- 4.5 1,026 93.5 91.4-95.2
Non-Hispanic Black 537 25 5.0 2.9- 8.6 26 4.9 3.2- 7.5 486 90.1 86.1-93.0
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 315 20 7.2 4.4-11.8 14 3.1 1.8- 5.6 281 89.6 85.0-93.0
35-44 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** 208 90.7 85.4-94.2
45-54 308 *** *** *** 17 5.8 3.4- 9.8 287 93.3 89.3-95.9
55-64 425 20 5.0 2.9- 8.4 *** *** *** 391 92.3 88.6-94.9
65-74 387 *** *** *** *** *** *** 362 94.1 90.7-96.4
75+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 218 *** *** *** *** *** *** 192 86.9 80.0-91.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 571 20 3.0 1.8- 5.1 24 3.8 2.5- 6.0 527 93.1 90.4-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 592 28 4.5 2.8- 7.1 21 3.5 2.1- 5.8 543 92.0 88.9-94.3
College Graduate 488 *** *** *** *** *** *** 463 95.6 93.1-97.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 186 17 7.7 4.3-13.4 14 8.0 4.5-13.9 155 84.3 77.2-89.5
$15,000- 24,999 308 *** *** *** 17 6.2 3.5-10.5 280 89.5 84.2-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** 173 93.5 88.8-96.2
$35,000- 49,999 271 *** *** *** *** *** *** 253 92.0 86.6-95.3
$50,000- 74,999 221 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 353 *** *** *** *** *** *** 336 95.7 92.6-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 592 35 5.4 3.6- 7.9 34 5.4 3.6- 8.0 523 89.3 86.0-91.8
No 1,279 39 3.8 2.5- 5.6 35 2.7 1.8- 4.0 1,205 93.5 91.4-95.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 638 30 5.3 3.4- 8.1 37 6.0 4.1- 8.8 571 88.7 85.1-91.4
No 1,232 44 3.7 2.5- 5.5 31 2.2 1.4- 3.4 1,157 94.0 92.1-95.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 306 *** *** *** *** *** *** 284 93.4 89.5-95.9
Non-Veteran 1,571 65 4.5 3.3- 6.1 57 3.5 2.6- 4.8 1,449 92.0 90.1-93.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 327 17 6.0 3.4-10.4 13 4.9 2.8- 8.6 297 89.1 84.1-92.7
Rural 1,430 54 4.1 2.9- 5.7 53 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,323 92.7 90.8-94.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 894 35 3.9 2.4- 6.1 30 3.2 2.1- 4.9 829 92.9 90.4-94.8
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 537 *** *** *** *** *** *** 514 96.0 93.5-97.6
Unable to Work 231 22 10.0 6.2-15.8 18 6.8 3.9-11.7 191 83.1 76.5-88.2
Other not in Labor Force 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 178 *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 86.6 79.5-91.4
101% to 150% 297 19 6.4 3.5-11.3 *** *** *** 264 89.8 84.7-93.4
151% to 200% 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 850 28 3.8 2.3- 6.2 *** *** *** 807 94.8 92.3-96.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 682 32 5.2 3.2- 8.5 26 2.8 1.7- 4.4 624 92.0 88.7-94.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 847 32 4.2 2.8- 6.3 36 5.0 3.5- 7.2 779 90.8 88.0-93.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 349 *** *** *** *** *** *** 331 95.2 91.9-97.2

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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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