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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Males

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace
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 2,531 69 2.8 2.1- 3.7 104 5.0 3.9- 6.3 2,358 92.3 90.8-93.5
-MALES 1,259 50 3.8 2.7- 5.3 72 6.4 4.9- 8.5 1,137 89.8 87.4-91.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 843 28 3.0 1.9- 4.6 47 6.4 4.6- 8.8 768 90.6 87.9-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 197 *** *** *** 14 8.5 4.4-15.7 178 88.6 81.1-93.4
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 312 11 3.4 1.8- 6.3 19 6.2 3.8-10.1 282 90.4 86.1-93.5
35-44 254 17 5.9 3.2-10.5 17 8.2 4.5-14.5 220 85.9 79.2-90.7
45-54 294 *** *** *** 14 5.6 3.1- 9.8 270 91.6 87.0-94.7
55-64 274 *** *** *** 16 6.0 3.2-10.8 251 91.4 86.3-94.7
65-74 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** 95 89.3 79.3-94.8
75+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 *** *** *** 17 14.9 8.3-25.4 100 78.6 67.8-86.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 330 11 2.7 1.4- 5.3 27 8.6 5.6-12.9 292 88.7 84.1-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 363 14 3.6 1.9- 6.8 20 5.7 3.4- 9.3 329 90.6 86.4-93.7
College Graduate 438 17 3.8 2.2- 6.2 *** *** *** 413 94.9 92.2-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 161 *** *** *** 19 15.7 8.8-26.6 132 78.5 67.9-86.2
$25,000- 34,999 122 *** *** *** 12 10.1 5.1-18.8 105 84.2 73.7-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 146 *** *** *** 12 7.1 3.6-13.6 130 89.0 81.4-93.7
$50,000- 74,999 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 179 92.9 86.8-96.2
$75,000+ 437 15 3.2 1.7- 5.7 12 2.9 1.5- 5.5 410 93.9 90.7-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 175 *** *** *** *** *** *** 158 88.2 78.5-93.8
No 1,080 42 3.8 2.6- 5.4 61 6.0 4.5- 7.9 977 90.3 87.9-92.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 192 *** *** *** 11 6.9 2.7-16.4 175 88.1 78.4-93.7
No 1,064 44 3.6 2.6- 5.1 60 6.4 4.8- 8.4 960 90.0 87.7-92.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8 *** *** *** 222 93.5 89.5-96.1
Non-Veteran 1,016 39 3.7 2.6- 5.4 62 7.2 5.4- 9.6 915 89.0 86.4-91.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 373 13 2.8 1.6- 5.0 18 5.1 3.0- 8.4 342 92.2 88.6-94.7
Regional City or Suburban County 294 14 5.5 2.9-10.1 13 4.5 2.6- 7.8 267 90.0 85.1-93.5
Rural 592 23 3.7 2.3- 5.9 41 8.9 6.0-13.0 528 87.4 83.1-90.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,259 50 3.8 2.7- 5.3 72 6.4 4.9- 8.5 1,137 89.8 87.4-91.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 98 *** *** *** 11 13.6 6.8-25.3 81 82.4 70.9-89.9
101% to 150% 145 *** *** *** 16 13.4 6.9-24.4 122 79.9 68.5-87.8
151% to 200% 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 767 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8 29 4.0 2.6- 6.0 717 93.7 91.4-95.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 234 *** *** *** 16 10.0 5.5-17.3 209 86.5 79.1-91.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 436 15 3.5 2.0- 6.3 32 7.6 5.1-11.3 389 88.8 84.7-92.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 589 26 4.0 2.6- 6.3 24 4.8 3.0- 7.8 539 91.1 87.8-93.6

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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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