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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Females

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%)
North Carolina 5,188 109 2.3 1.8- 3.0 423 8.7 7.8- 9.8 4,656 88.9 87.8-90.0
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 1,918 30 1.5 0.9- 2.5 137 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,751 90.8 89.0-92.3
Non-Hispanic Black 629 23 4.2 2.6- 6.8 65 11.3 8.5-14.9 541 84.5 80.5-87.8
Other 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 459 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6 40 8.1 5.7-11.4 403 88.7 85.0-91.6
35-44 381 *** *** *** 35 9.7 6.6-14.2 339 88.6 84.0-92.0
45-54 469 *** *** *** 47 9.1 6.6-12.5 412 88.8 85.2-91.7
55-64 587 12 2.4 1.1- 5.4 55 9.7 7.1-13.2 520 87.9 83.9-91.0
65-74 574 *** *** *** 33 6.3 4.1- 9.5 533 92.6 89.2-95.1
75+ 372 *** *** *** 13 5.4 2.7-10.4 352 92.6 87.6-95.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 295 *** *** *** 50 18.4 13.5-24.6 236 79.7 73.5-84.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 767 25 3.5 2.1- 5.8 83 11.5 9.0-14.6 659 85.0 81.5-87.9
Some Post-H.S. 895 18 2.2 1.2- 4.0 61 6.3 4.7- 8.3 816 91.5 89.0-93.5
College Graduate 910 *** *** *** 29 2.1 1.3- 3.2 873 97.0 95.5-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 18 5.9 3.4-10.0 43 17.6 12.4-24.3 236 76.5 69.6-82.3
$15,000- 24,999 502 14 3.4 1.8- 6.5 63 13.9 10.4-18.2 425 82.7 78.0-86.6
$25,000- 34,999 274 *** *** *** 24 7.5 4.6-12.2 247 91.6 86.8-94.8
$35,000- 49,999 353 *** *** *** 32 8.5 5.6-12.8 315 90.2 85.8-93.3
$50,000- 74,999 347 *** *** *** 17 6.0 3.4-10.4 329 93.9 89.5-96.6
$75,000+ 540 *** *** *** *** *** *** 526 97.2 94.9-98.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 834 27 3.8 2.2- 6.4 104 15.0 12.0-18.6 703 81.2 77.3-84.6
No 2,025 33 1.6 1.1- 2.4 116 5.7 4.6- 7.1 1,876 92.6 91.1-93.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 935 26 3.0 1.8- 4.9 116 13.6 11.0-16.6 793 83.4 80.1-86.3
No 1,925 34 1.8 1.2- 2.8 106 6.0 4.8- 7.5 1,785 92.2 90.5-93.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 96.7 87.3-99.2
Non-Veteran 2,808 60 2.2 1.6- 3.1 221 8.3 7.1- 9.7 2,527 89.5 87.9-90.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 713 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3 33 4.8 3.3- 7.0 669 94.0 91.7-95.7
Regional City or Suburban County 661 13 1.8 0.9- 3.4 48 7.7 5.5-10.6 600 90.6 87.4-93.0
Rural 1,500 36 3.1 2.0- 4.8 142 11.0 9.0-13.4 1,322 85.9 83.2-88.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,280 22 1.7 1.0- 2.7 83 6.7 5.2- 8.6 1,175 91.6 89.6-93.3
Unemployed 106 *** *** *** 15 12.2 6.2-22.5 84 80.7 68.8-88.8
Retired 860 *** *** *** 43 5.8 4.0- 8.3 808 93.4 90.8-95.3
Unable to Work 308 16 6.3 3.3-11.7 60 21.4 16.0-28.0 232 72.3 65.2-78.5
Other not in Labor Force 310 *** *** *** 22 6.7 4.2-10.7 282 91.6 87.5-94.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 123 *** *** *** 19 14.5 8.6-23.6 97 78.5 68.6-85.9
50% to 100% 257 12 4.4 2.0- 9.3 39 18.1 12.7-25.2 206 77.5 70.0-83.5
101% to 150% 448 13 2.5 1.3- 4.5 53 11.8 8.6-16.0 382 85.7 81.4-89.2
151% to 200% 201 *** *** *** 18 7.8 4.5-13.2 178 90.3 84.5-94.0
More than 200% 1,274 *** *** *** 60 4.6 3.4- 6.3 1,205 94.6 92.9-96.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 624 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8 65 13.7 10.1-18.4 543 83.6 78.9-87.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,077 26 3.1 1.9- 5.1 92 9.2 7.2-11.6 959 87.7 84.9-90.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,173 18 1.3 0.8- 2.3 66 5.9 4.5- 7.7 1,089 92.8 90.8-94.3

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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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