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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 2,531 69 2.8 2.1- 3.7 104 5.0 3.9- 6.3 2,358 92.3 90.8-93.5
GENDER
Male 1,259 50 3.8 2.7- 5.3 72 6.4 4.9- 8.5 1,137 89.8 87.4-91.7
Female 1,272 19 1.6 0.9- 2.8 32 3.3 2.1- 5.1 1,221 95.1 93.1-96.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,194 52 2.5 1.8- 3.5 71 4.1 3.1- 5.4 2,071 93.4 91.9-94.7
No 332 17 4.6 2.7- 7.8 32 10.0 6.4-15.3 283 85.4 79.9-89.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 671 *** *** *** 27 5.6 3.5- 8.9 628 92.6 89.3-95.0
Overweight 843 22 2.8 1.7- 4.5 39 4.7 3.2- 6.7 782 92.5 90.1-94.4
Obese 815 25 3.4 2.1- 5.4 34 5.4 3.6- 8.1 756 91.2 88.2-93.5
Current Smoker
Yes 435 15 3.2 1.8- 5.7 48 12.3 8.6-17.1 372 84.5 79.5-88.5
No 2,086 52 2.6 1.9- 3.7 54 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,980 94.1 92.6-95.3
History of CVD**
Yes 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,396 64 2.7 2.0- 3.7 101 5.0 3.9- 6.4 2,231 92.2 90.7-93.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 395 *** *** *** 32 9.0 5.8-13.6 350 88.4 83.5-91.9
No 2,050 54 2.8 2.1- 3.9 69 4.2 3.1- 5.6 1,927 93.0 91.4-94.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 201 *** *** *** *** *** *** 184 92.4 87.0-95.7
No 2,228 60 2.9 2.1- 3.9 86 4.6 3.5- 5.9 2,082 92.6 91.0-93.9
COPD
Yes 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,433 67 2.8 2.1- 3.8 93 4.8 3.8- 6.2 2,273 92.3 90.8-93.6
Current Asthma
Yes 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,377 62 2.6 1.9- 3.5 96 4.9 3.8- 6.3 2,219 92.5 91.0-93.8
Diabetes
Yes 198 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,329 65 2.8 2.1- 3.8 99 5.0 3.9- 6.4 2,165 92.2 90.6-93.5
Disability1
Yes 324 *** *** *** *** *** *** 296 89.2 82.6-93.5
No 2,201 57 2.7 2.0- 3.7 86 4.5 3.5- 5.7 2,058 92.8 91.3-94.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 389 *** *** *** 23 6.9 3.9-12.1 358 89.9 84.3-93.7
No 2,135 61 2.7 2.0- 3.7 80 4.6 3.6- 6.0 1,994 92.6 91.1-93.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 421 *** *** *** 21 7.9 4.5-13.6 386 88.1 82.3-92.2
No 2,109 55 2.6 1.9- 3.5 83 4.5 3.4- 5.8 1,971 93.0 91.5-94.2

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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