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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,050 51 5.3 3.7- 7.4 56 5.5 4.0- 7.4 943 89.3 86.6-91.4
GENDER
Male 422 *** *** *** 23 5.3 3.2- 8.7 384 90.2 85.9-93.3
Female 628 36 5.9 3.8- 9.0 33 5.6 3.8- 8.1 559 88.5 84.9-91.3
AGE
18-34 211 *** *** *** 14 7.0 3.8-12.4 183 86.9 80.4-91.5
35-44 152 *** *** *** *** *** *** 131 89.5 83.2-93.5
45-54 183 *** *** *** 14 7.5 4.3-12.9 163 88.5 82.1-92.8
55-64 230 *** *** *** *** *** *** 209 88.9 81.3-93.6
65-74 174 *** *** *** *** *** *** 160 92.2 86.2-95.7
75+ 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 84.2 74.5-90.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 362 *** *** *** 17 4.6 2.7- 7.5 332 91.0 86.7-94.0
Some Post-H.S. 292 21 6.5 3.6-11.3 18 5.7 3.4- 9.4 253 87.8 82.5-91.7
College Graduate 254 *** *** *** *** *** *** 234 93.0 88.3-95.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 *** *** *** 13 11.0 6.0-19.2 118 81.0 71.5-87.9
$15,000- 24,999 227 *** *** *** 17 6.1 3.6-10.2 202 90.2 85.1-93.7
$25,000- 34,999 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** 115 89.0 80.8-94.0
$50,000- 74,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 295 *** *** *** 26 8.7 5.4-13.9 251 84.7 78.3-89.5
No 749 33 4.8 3.2- 7.4 30 4.4 3.0- 6.5 686 90.7 87.8-93.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 347 18 5.0 3.0- 8.4 28 7.6 5.0-11.4 301 87.4 82.8-90.9
No 699 33 5.4 3.5- 8.3 28 4.6 3.0- 7.0 638 90.0 86.6-92.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 927 50 5.9 4.1- 8.3 49 5.7 4.1- 7.8 828 88.4 85.5-90.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 352 21 5.0 3.1- 7.9 23 6.1 3.9- 9.5 308 88.9 84.9-92.0
Regional City or Suburban County 208 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 490 23 6.4 3.6-11.0 26 5.1 3.3- 7.8 441 88.6 83.9-92.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 507 25 4.7 2.9- 7.7 26 4.8 3.2- 7.3 456 90.4 87.0-93.0
Unemployed 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 253 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 164 *** *** *** 17 9.9 5.7-16.5 134 80.4 71.2-87.2
Other not in Labor Force 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 131 *** *** *** 14 11.0 6.2-18.7 114 86.2 77.7-91.7
101% to 150% 212 18 6.9 3.9-11.8 *** *** *** 183 88.6 82.8-92.6
151% to 200% 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 360 *** *** *** *** *** *** 337 93.7 89.3-96.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 287 *** *** *** *** *** *** 259 89.0 81.8-93.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 324 *** *** *** 18 6.0 3.7- 9.7 294 88.5 82.9-92.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 439 23 4.3 2.7- 6.7 26 5.9 3.8- 9.1 390 89.8 86.2-92.6

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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.

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