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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Males

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
-MALES 1,259 122 10.2 8.3-12.6 1,137 89.8 87.4-91.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 843 75 9.4 7.2-12.1 768 90.6 87.9-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 197 19 11.4 6.6-18.9 178 88.6 81.1-93.4
Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 312 30 9.6 6.5-13.9 282 90.4 86.1-93.5
35-44 254 34 14.1 9.3-20.8 220 85.9 79.2-90.7
45-54 294 24 8.4 5.3-13.0 270 91.6 87.0-94.7
55-64 274 23 8.6 5.3-13.7 251 91.4 86.3-94.7
65-74 104 *** *** *** 95 89.3 79.3-94.8
75+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 25 21.4 13.5-32.2 100 78.6 67.8-86.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 330 38 11.3 7.9-15.9 292 88.7 84.1-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 363 34 9.4 6.3-13.6 329 90.6 86.4-93.7
College Graduate 438 25 5.1 3.3- 7.8 413 94.9 92.2-96.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 161 29 21.5 13.8-32.1 132 78.5 67.9-86.2
$25,000- 34,999 122 17 15.8 9.0-26.3 105 84.2 73.7-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 146 16 11.0 6.3-18.6 130 89.0 81.4-93.7
$50,000- 74,999 191 12 7.1 3.8-13.2 179 92.9 86.8-96.2
$75,000+ 437 27 6.1 3.9- 9.3 410 93.9 90.7-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 175 17 11.8 6.2-21.5 158 88.2 78.5-93.8
No 1,080 103 9.7 7.8-12.1 977 90.3 87.9-92.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 192 17 11.9 6.3-21.6 175 88.1 78.4-93.7
No 1,064 104 10.0 8.0-12.3 960 90.0 87.7-92.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 243 21 6.5 3.9-10.5 222 93.5 89.5-96.1
Non-Veteran 1,016 101 11.0 8.7-13.6 915 89.0 86.4-91.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 373 31 7.8 5.3-11.4 342 92.2 88.6-94.7
Regional City or Suburban County 294 27 10.0 6.5-14.9 267 90.0 85.1-93.5
Rural 592 64 12.6 9.3-16.9 528 87.4 83.1-90.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,259 122 10.2 8.3-12.6 1,137 89.8 87.4-91.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 98 17 17.6 10.1-29.1 81 82.4 70.9-89.9
101% to 150% 145 23 20.1 12.2-31.5 122 79.9 68.5-87.8
151% to 200% 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 767 50 6.3 4.6- 8.6 717 93.7 91.4-95.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 234 25 13.5 8.4-20.9 209 86.5 79.1-91.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 436 47 11.2 8.0-15.3 389 88.8 84.7-92.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 589 50 8.9 6.4-12.2 539 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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