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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Regions 1 & 2 408 34 8.7 5.6-13.5 374 91.3 86.5-94.4
Region 3 244 17 7.5 4.3-12.6 227 92.5 87.4-95.7
Region 4 420 28 8.3 5.4-12.4 392 91.7 87.6-94.6
Region 5 300 16 5.9 3.5- 9.8 284 94.1 90.2-96.5
Region 6 175 12 7.8 4.3-13.7 163 92.2 86.3-95.7
Region 7 338 26 8.0 5.0-12.7 312 92.0 87.3-95.0
Region 8 209 13 8.1 4.6-14.0 196 91.9 86.0-95.4
Region 9 193 *** *** *** 186 97.2 93.6-98.8
Region 10 244 20 9.9 6.0-15.7 224 90.1 84.3-94.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 867 58 9.0 6.5-12.2 809 91.0 87.8-93.5
Piedmont 1,189 77 7.1 5.5- 9.1 1,112 92.9 90.9-94.5
Western NC 475 38 8.2 5.4-12.4 437 91.8 87.6-94.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 360 33 10.8 6.9-16.7 327 89.2 83.3-93.1
Northwest 380 26 8.0 5.0-12.7 354 92.0 87.3-95.0
Charlotte 335 20 7.1 4.4-11.3 315 92.9 88.7-95.6
Greensboro 233 13 5.9 3.3-10.3 220 94.1 89.7-96.7
Southern Regional 205 14 9.2 5.3-15.5 191 90.8 84.5-94.7
Southeast 129 *** *** *** 124 96.2 90.0-98.6
Wake 372 25 6.9 4.2-11.0 347 93.1 89.0-95.8
Area L & Eastern 517 37 9.9 6.7-14.4 480 90.1 85.6-93.3

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*Asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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