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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Females

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
-FEMALES 2,858 119 3.9 3.1- 4.9 94 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,645 92.7 91.5-93.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,908 60 2.9 2.1- 3.9 44 2.4 1.7- 3.4 1,804 94.7 93.4-95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 628 36 5.9 3.8- 9.0 33 5.6 3.8- 8.1 559 88.5 84.9-91.3
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** 44 86.5 73.4-93.8
AGE
18-34 455 26 4.5 2.8- 7.2 19 4.0 2.5- 6.5 410 91.5 88.2-93.9
35-44 381 25 4.3 2.8- 6.7 16 3.8 2.3- 6.5 340 91.8 88.7-94.2
45-54 467 17 3.8 2.3- 6.4 17 4.2 2.5- 6.9 433 92.0 88.6-94.4
55-64 582 28 5.2 3.2- 8.4 19 2.5 1.4- 4.2 535 92.4 89.0-94.8
65-74 574 15 2.6 1.4- 4.7 19 3.1 1.8- 5.5 540 94.3 91.4-96.2
75+ 368 *** *** *** *** *** *** 357 97.8 95.3-99.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 13 3.7 2.0- 6.9 22 6.8 4.2-10.9 257 89.5 84.8-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 764 32 3.9 2.5- 6.0 34 4.4 3.0- 6.4 698 91.7 89.1-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 888 39 4.3 2.8- 6.4 23 2.5 1.6- 3.9 826 93.2 90.9-95.0
College Graduate 907 35 3.7 2.6- 5.4 15 1.5 0.8- 3.0 857 94.8 92.8-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 25 7.3 4.4-11.8 15 4.9 2.7- 8.5 256 87.9 82.7-91.6
$15,000- 24,999 497 17 2.7 1.6- 4.7 32 7.2 4.9-10.6 448 90.0 86.4-92.8
$25,000- 34,999 274 15 5.2 2.5-10.3 *** *** *** 250 92.5 87.3-95.6
$35,000- 49,999 355 11 2.0 1.0- 3.8 11 3.5 1.7- 7.2 333 94.5 90.8-96.7
$50,000- 74,999 346 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2 *** *** *** 329 95.5 92.3-97.4
$75,000+ 539 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9 *** *** *** 516 95.1 92.2-96.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 829 46 5.1 3.5- 7.4 47 5.6 4.0- 7.9 736 89.3 86.3-91.7
No 2,014 72 3.5 2.7- 4.7 47 2.6 1.8- 3.5 1,895 93.9 92.5-95.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 927 54 5.7 4.1- 7.8 54 6.2 4.6- 8.4 819 88.1 85.3-90.4
No 1,917 64 3.2 2.3- 4.4 39 2.1 1.5- 3.0 1,814 94.7 93.3-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** 58 94.1 85.4-97.8
Non-Veteran 2,794 116 4.0 3.2- 5.0 92 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,586 92.7 91.4-93.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 710 40 4.7 3.3- 6.6 28 3.9 2.6- 5.8 642 91.4 88.9-93.4
Regional City or Suburban County 655 25 3.4 2.0- 5.6 21 3.2 2.0- 5.2 609 93.4 90.7-95.3
Rural 1,493 54 3.7 2.6- 5.3 45 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,394 93.3 91.4-94.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,274 53 3.3 2.5- 4.5 40 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,181 93.5 91.8-94.8
Unemployed 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 97 90.6 81.2-95.5
Retired 859 19 2.3 1.2- 4.5 19 2.1 1.2- 3.7 821 95.5 93.2-97.1
Unable to Work 302 27 9.3 5.7-14.9 23 6.7 4.1-10.8 252 84.0 78.0-88.7
Other not in Labor Force 307 14 4.7 2.5- 8.6 *** *** *** 285 92.7 88.5-95.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 88.7 81.0-93.6
50% to 100% 254 11 2.3 1.1- 4.7 16 5.8 3.3-10.1 227 91.9 87.4-94.9
101% to 150% 447 26 4.1 2.6- 6.5 23 6.0 3.8- 9.4 398 89.8 86.1-92.7
151% to 200% 201 13 7.8 3.9-15.2 *** *** *** 180 88.5 80.9-93.3
More than 200% 1,274 41 3.2 2.2- 4.5 19 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,214 95.4 93.8-96.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 618 28 3.7 2.2- 6.3 23 3.6 2.1- 6.0 567 92.7 89.5-95.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,074 29 3.2 2.0- 5.1 37 3.7 2.6- 5.4 1,008 93.1 90.8-94.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,166 62 4.6 3.4- 6.0 34 2.9 2.0- 4.3 1,070 92.5 90.6-94.0

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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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