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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 5,188 109 2.3 1.8- 3.0 423 8.7 7.8- 9.8 4,656 88.9 87.8-90.0
GENDER
Male 2,314 49 2.5 1.7- 3.6 200 9.3 7.8-11.0 2,065 88.2 86.3-89.9
Female 2,874 60 2.2 1.6- 3.0 223 8.2 7.0- 9.6 2,591 89.6 88.1-91.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,482 61 1.9 1.4- 2.7 262 8.1 7.0- 9.4 3,159 90.0 88.5-91.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,052 36 3.9 2.6- 5.8 117 12.3 9.9-15.2 899 83.8 80.6-86.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 168 *** *** *** 19 9.2 4.3-18.5 148 90.3 81.1-95.3
Hispanic 346 *** *** *** *** *** *** 330 95.8 92.7-97.6
AGE
18-34 906 33 3.8 2.5- 5.6 80 9.1 7.1-11.6 793 87.1 84.3-89.5
35-44 682 11 1.3 0.7- 2.4 65 10.6 7.9-14.1 606 88.2 84.6-91.0
45-54 869 26 3.4 2.1- 5.4 83 9.4 7.3-12.1 760 87.2 84.2-89.7
55-64 1,066 19 1.8 1.0- 3.5 106 10.1 8.1-12.6 941 88.0 85.3-90.3
65-74 1,027 12 0.9 0.4- 2.1 69 6.5 4.8- 8.7 946 92.6 90.3-94.4
75+ 581 *** *** *** 20 4.6 2.7- 7.7 552 94.0 90.7-96.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 592 21 4.2 2.4- 7.2 94 16.8 13.3-21.0 477 79.1 74.5-83.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,411 42 2.9 2.0- 4.2 160 11.7 9.7-14.0 1,209 85.4 82.9-87.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,560 32 2.0 1.3- 3.1 120 7.5 6.1- 9.3 1,408 90.4 88.5-92.1
College Graduate 1,614 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9 49 2.1 1.5- 3.0 1,550 96.8 95.7-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 475 27 6.2 3.9- 9.7 80 18.7 14.4-23.8 368 75.2 69.7-79.9
$15,000- 24,999 856 24 3.9 2.3- 6.4 111 14.7 11.8-18.1 721 81.5 77.7-84.8
$25,000- 34,999 499 11 2.3 1.1- 4.5 55 10.5 7.6-14.4 433 87.2 83.1-90.5
$35,000- 49,999 639 13 2.2 1.1- 4.6 53 8.8 6.2-12.4 573 88.9 85.1-91.9
$50,000-74,999 680 *** *** *** 32 5.4 3.6- 8.1 645 94.3 91.6-96.1
$75,000+ 1,120 *** *** *** 31 3.0 2.0- 4.5 1,080 96.2 94.6-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,456 43 3.8 2.5- 5.8 188 15.0 12.6-17.8 1,225 81.2 78.1-83.9
No 3,711 67 1.9 1.4- 2.5 231 6.5 5.6- 7.6 3,413 91.6 90.4-92.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,586 44 3.1 2.1- 4.7 199 14.6 12.4-17.2 1,343 82.2 79.4-84.7
No 3,583 66 2.1 1.5- 2.8 222 6.6 5.6- 7.7 3,295 91.4 90.1-92.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 699 *** *** *** 51 7.0 4.9- 9.9 639 91.4 88.2-93.9
Non-Veteran 4,489 101 2.4 1.9- 3.1 372 9.0 7.9-10.1 4,016 88.6 87.3-89.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,315 22 1.5 0.9- 2.3 75 6.1 4.7- 7.8 1,218 92.5 90.6-94.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,180 24 2.1 1.3- 3.4 93 9.4 7.5-11.8 1,063 88.5 85.9-90.6
Rural 2,696 64 3.1 2.2- 4.4 255 10.3 8.8-12.0 2,377 86.6 84.7-88.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,590 52 2.2 1.5- 3.0 183 7.5 6.2- 8.9 2,355 90.4 88.8-91.8
Unemployed 202 *** *** *** 29 12.6 8.0-19.2 165 83.3 75.7-88.8
Retired 1,483 16 0.8 0.5- 1.5 82 5.9 4.5- 7.7 1,385 93.2 91.4-94.7
Unable to Work 504 22 5.4 3.0- 9.7 98 21.1 16.7-26.2 384 73.5 67.9-78.4
Other not in Labor Force 393 12 2.9 1.5- 5.8 31 8.9 5.9-13.2 350 88.1 83.5-91.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 172 12 6.9 3.7-12.5 31 18.6 12.3-27.0 129 74.5 65.8-81.7
50% to 100% 462 17 4.4 2.4- 7.9 69 15.9 12.1-20.7 376 79.7 74.5-84.0
101% to 150% 778 22 3.2 1.8- 5.6 107 14.5 11.5-18.1 649 82.3 78.4-85.6
151% to 200% 354 *** *** *** 32 9.7 6.4-14.4 312 87.9 83.0-91.5
More than 200% 2,474 26 1.1 0.7- 1.8 122 5.1 4.1- 6.4 2,326 93.8 92.4-94.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,112 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 115 11.3 8.9-14.3 972 86.4 83.3-89.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,925 47 3.1 2.1- 4.5 172 10.1 8.5-12.0 1,706 86.8 84.6-88.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,154 38 1.8 1.2- 2.7 136 6.9 5.7- 8.4 1,980 91.2 89.6-92.6

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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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