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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Females

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
-FEMALES 1,272 51 4.9 3.4- 6.9 1,221 95.1 93.1-96.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 813 24 4.3 2.6- 7.2 789 95.7 92.8-97.4
Non-Hispanic Black 300 20 6.3 3.6-10.5 280 93.7 89.5-96.4
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 287 17 7.3 3.9-13.2 270 92.7 86.8-96.1
35-44 280 13 4.1 2.2- 7.3 267 95.9 92.7-97.8
45-54 305 *** *** *** 296 95.9 91.1-98.1
55-64 286 *** *** *** 279 96.7 92.6-98.6
65-74 89 *** *** *** 84 94.2 85.0-97.9
75+ 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 265 18 7.4 4.5-12.0 247 92.6 88.0-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 397 16 5.3 2.8- 9.9 381 94.7 90.1-97.2
College Graduate 547 11 1.9 0.8- 4.2 536 98.1 95.8-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 186 12 7.5 4.0-13.4 174 92.5 86.6-96.0
$25,000- 34,999 121 *** *** *** 115 96.0 89.9-98.5
$35,000- 49,999 173 *** *** *** 166 94.8 87.2-98.0
$50,000- 74,999 211 *** *** *** 208 98.2 94.4-99.5
$75,000+ 374 *** *** *** 366 98.1 95.5-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 149 11 9.3 4.1-19.7 138 90.7 80.3-95.9
No 1,121 40 4.4 3.0- 6.5 1,081 95.6 93.5-97.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 197 14 7.9 4.3-14.1 183 92.1 85.9-95.7
No 1,071 37 4.5 2.9- 6.7 1,034 95.5 93.3-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,242 50 5.0 3.5- 7.1 1,192 95.0 92.9-96.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 355 *** *** *** 349 98.6 96.8-99.4
Regional City or Suburban County 299 14 6.8 3.5-12.9 285 93.2 87.1-96.5
Rural 618 31 6.5 4.2- 9.9 587 93.5 90.1-95.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,272 51 4.9 3.4- 6.9 1,221 95.1 93.1-96.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 93 *** *** *** 87 93.6 85.8-97.3
101% to 150% 152 *** *** *** 145 94.7 88.4-97.7
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** 82 91.6 79.6-96.8
More than 200% 748 18 2.3 1.3- 4.2 730 97.7 95.8-98.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 248 16 9.6 5.1-17.4 232 90.4 82.6-94.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 455 22 5.5 3.3- 8.8 433 94.5 91.2-96.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 569 13 3.4 1.7- 6.6 556 96.6 93.4-98.3

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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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