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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Males

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
-MALES 2,311 106 5.1 4.1- 6.3 74 3.1 2.3- 4.0 2,131 91.8 90.4-93.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,558 72 4.9 3.8- 6.4 38 2.2 1.5- 3.3 1,448 92.8 91.1-94.2
Non-Hispanic Black 422 15 4.5 2.4- 8.0 23 5.3 3.2- 8.7 384 90.2 85.9-93.3
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 449 40 8.4 5.9-11.8 19 3.7 2.1- 6.2 390 87.9 84.1-91.0
35-44 299 13 3.6 1.9- 6.6 *** *** *** 276 93.4 89.4-95.9
45-54 401 15 3.9 2.2- 6.8 15 3.4 1.9- 6.0 371 92.6 89.2-95.0
55-64 478 17 4.6 2.6- 8.0 19 3.3 1.9- 5.5 442 92.1 88.5-94.7
65-74 450 16 3.6 2.1- 6.2 *** *** *** 425 94.7 91.9-96.6
75+ 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** 202 96.5 91.5-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 296 15 5.5 3.0- 9.9 21 6.4 3.8-10.5 260 88.1 82.9-91.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 640 24 4.2 2.7- 6.5 17 2.4 1.3- 4.3 599 93.4 90.7-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 664 40 5.9 4.1- 8.5 23 3.1 1.9- 4.9 601 91.0 88.1-93.2
College Graduate 705 27 4.8 3.1- 7.1 13 1.5 0.7- 2.9 665 93.8 91.2-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 *** *** *** 15 7.1 3.8-13.0 153 89.5 82.9-93.8
$15,000- 24,999 357 26 8.7 5.6-13.3 22 5.4 3.3- 8.7 309 85.9 80.8-89.7
$25,000- 34,999 228 12 4.1 2.2- 7.5 *** *** *** 206 93.4 89.4-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 284 14 5.2 2.7- 9.6 *** *** *** 265 92.5 87.5-95.6
$50,000- 74,999 332 13 5.7 3.1-10.2 *** *** *** 316 92.7 87.8-95.7
$75,000+ 582 26 5.0 3.2- 7.5 *** *** *** 549 93.9 91.2-95.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 615 25 4.1 2.6- 6.4 37 5.6 3.7- 8.3 553 90.3 87.0-92.8
No 1,688 81 5.4 4.2- 7.0 37 2.3 1.6- 3.3 1,570 92.3 90.6-93.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 648 22 3.9 2.4- 6.2 38 5.4 3.7- 7.8 588 90.7 87.7-93.1
No 1,655 84 5.5 4.3- 7.1 36 2.3 1.6- 3.4 1,535 92.2 90.4-93.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 632 22 3.7 2.3- 5.9 20 2.5 1.5- 4.2 590 93.8 91.3-95.6
Non-Veteran 1,678 84 5.5 4.3- 7.0 54 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,540 91.3 89.5-92.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 603 34 5.6 3.9- 8.2 16 2.6 1.5- 4.4 553 91.7 88.9-93.9
Regional City or Suburban County 515 25 5.0 3.2- 7.6 18 4.5 2.7- 7.5 472 90.5 87.0-93.2
Rural 1,193 47 4.7 3.3- 6.7 40 2.6 1.7- 3.9 1,106 92.7 90.5-94.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,314 69 5.7 4.4- 7.5 35 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,210 91.6 89.6-93.3
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 87 91.8 82.1-96.5
Retired 617 17 3.0 1.8- 5.1 *** *** *** 592 95.7 93.4-97.3
Unable to Work 193 *** *** *** 23 9.1 5.6-14.4 164 88.6 83.0-92.6
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** 70 84.0 72.4-91.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 204 11 3.7 1.8- 7.4 20 8.2 4.8-13.5 173 88.1 82.3-92.2
101% to 150% 334 21 7.7 4.8-12.2 16 3.4 1.9- 5.9 297 88.9 84.2-92.4
151% to 200% 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** 144 92.9 86.1-96.5
More than 200% 1,199 55 5.3 3.9- 7.1 17 1.5 0.9- 2.7 1,127 93.2 91.2-94.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 486 19 5.0 2.7- 9.0 19 2.8 1.6- 4.7 448 92.3 88.3-95.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 847 36 4.9 3.4- 7.1 26 3.0 1.9- 4.7 785 92.1 89.5-94.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 978 51 5.2 3.9- 7.1 29 3.2 2.1- 4.8 898 91.6 89.3-93.4

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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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