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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Males

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
-MALES 2,314 49 2.5 1.7- 3.6 200 9.3 7.8-11.0 2,065 88.2 86.3-89.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,563 31 2.4 1.5- 3.8 125 8.6 7.0-10.6 1,407 89.0 86.8-90.9
Non-Hispanic Black 423 13 3.6 1.9- 6.9 52 13.5 9.7-18.6 358 82.9 77.5-87.2
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 447 17 4.4 2.5- 7.6 40 10.1 7.1-14.1 390 85.5 81.0-89.2
35-44 300 *** *** *** 30 11.5 7.4-17.6 267 87.8 81.8-92.0
45-54 400 16 4.8 2.6- 8.8 36 9.7 6.5-14.2 348 85.5 80.3-89.5
55-64 479 *** *** *** 51 10.6 7.7-14.5 421 88.2 84.1-91.3
65-74 452 *** *** *** 36 6.8 4.5-10.2 412 92.5 89.0-94.9
75+ 209 *** *** *** *** *** *** 200 96.1 92.1-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 11 6.2 3.1-12.0 44 15.3 10.6-21.4 241 78.6 71.6-84.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 644 17 2.3 1.3- 4.0 77 11.9 9.0-15.5 550 85.8 82.0-88.9
Some Post-H.S. 665 14 1.8 1.0- 3.3 59 9.1 6.6-12.2 592 89.1 85.8-91.8
College Graduate 703 *** *** *** 20 2.2 1.3- 3.8 676 96.7 94.7-97.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 *** *** *** 37 20.2 13.6-28.9 132 73.5 64.2-81.2
$15,000- 24,999 354 *** *** *** 48 15.7 11.1-21.6 296 79.9 73.4-85.1
$25,000- 34,999 225 *** *** *** 31 13.7 8.9-20.5 186 82.6 75.4-88.0
$35,000- 49,999 286 *** *** *** 21 9.2 5.3-15.6 258 87.6 80.6-92.2
$50,000- 74,999 333 *** *** *** 15 5.0 2.8- 8.7 316 94.5 90.7-96.8
$75,000+ 580 *** *** *** 21 4.0 2.4- 6.6 554 95.4 92.8-97.1
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 622 16 3.9 1.9- 7.6 84 15.0 11.4-19.6 522 81.1 76.1-85.3
No 1,683 33 2.1 1.4- 3.1 115 7.4 5.9- 9.2 1,535 90.5 88.5-92.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 649 18 3.3 1.7- 6.5 83 16.1 12.3-20.7 548 80.6 75.7-84.8
No 1,657 31 2.3 1.5- 3.4 116 7.1 5.7- 8.9 1,510 90.6 88.7-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 633 *** *** *** 49 7.4 5.1-10.5 575 90.9 87.3-93.5
Non-Veteran 1,680 40 2.7 1.8- 4.0 151 9.8 8.1-11.9 1,489 87.4 85.2-89.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 602 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3 42 7.4 5.2-10.5 549 90.9 87.7-93.3
Regional City or Suburban County 517 *** *** *** 45 11.6 8.4-15.7 462 86.0 81.6-89.5
Rural 1,195 28 3.1 1.9- 5.2 113 9.4 7.3-12.1 1,054 87.4 84.4-89.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,310 30 2.6 1.7- 4.0 100 8.1 6.3-10.3 1,180 89.3 86.9-91.3
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** 14 13.0 6.9-22.9 81 86.1 76.0-92.3
Retired 622 *** *** *** 39 6.1 4.1- 8.9 576 93.0 90.2-95.1
Unable to Work 196 *** *** *** 38 20.6 14.0-29.2 152 75.1 65.7-82.7
Other not in Labor Force 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 205 *** *** *** 30 13.3 8.6-19.9 170 82.3 74.7-88.0
101% to 150% 330 *** *** *** 54 17.7 12.8-24.1 267 78.2 71.3-83.8
151% to 200% 153 *** *** *** 14 11.7 6.5-20.3 134 85.4 76.7-91.2
More than 200% 1,200 17 1.5 0.8- 2.8 62 5.6 4.1- 7.6 1,121 92.9 90.8-94.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 487 *** *** *** 50 8.9 6.0-13.0 428 89.3 85.0-92.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 847 21 3.1 1.8- 5.3 80 11.2 8.7-14.4 746 85.7 82.2-88.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 980 19 2.3 1.3- 4.1 70 8.1 6.1-10.7 891 89.6 86.7-91.9

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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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