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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 497 39 8.7 5.9-12.6 458 91.3 87.4-94.1
GENDER
Male 197 19 11.4 6.6-18.9 178 88.6 81.1-93.4
Female 300 20 6.3 3.6-10.5 280 93.7 89.5-96.4
AGE
18-34 143 15 10.0 5.6-17.3 128 90.0 82.7-94.4
35-44 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 154 15 9.3 5.4-15.4 139 90.7 84.6-94.6
Some Post-H.S. 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 159 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 439 32 7.2 4.9-10.5 407 92.8 89.5-95.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 415 31 7.7 5.1-11.5 384 92.3 88.5-94.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 451 36 9.3 6.2-13.7 415 90.7 86.3-93.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 192 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 497 39 8.7 5.9-12.6 458 91.3 87.4-94.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 234 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 143 17 9.5 5.7-15.6 126 90.5 84.4-94.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

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