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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 2,531 173 7.7 6.5- 9.2 2,358 92.3 90.8-93.5
GENDER
Male 1,259 122 10.2 8.3-12.6 1,137 89.8 87.4-91.7
Female 1,272 51 4.9 3.4- 6.9 1,221 95.1 93.1-96.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,194 123 6.6 5.3- 8.1 2,071 93.4 91.9-94.7
No 332 49 14.6 10.4-20.1 283 85.4 79.9-89.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 671 43 7.4 5.0-10.7 628 92.6 89.3-95.0
Overweight 843 61 7.5 5.6- 9.9 782 92.5 90.1-94.4
Obese 815 59 8.8 6.5-11.8 756 91.2 88.2-93.5
Current Smoker
Yes 435 63 15.5 11.5-20.5 372 84.5 79.5-88.5
No 2,086 106 5.9 4.7- 7.4 1,980 94.1 92.6-95.3
History of CVD**
Yes 123 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,396 165 7.8 6.5- 9.3 2,231 92.2 90.7-93.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 395 45 11.6 8.1-16.5 350 88.4 83.5-91.9
No 2,050 123 7.0 5.7- 8.6 1,927 93.0 91.4-94.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 201 17 7.6 4.3-13.0 184 92.4 87.0-95.7
No 2,228 146 7.4 6.1- 9.0 2,082 92.6 91.0-93.9
COPD
Yes 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,433 160 7.7 6.4- 9.2 2,273 92.3 90.8-93.6
Current Asthma
Yes 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,377 158 7.5 6.2- 9.0 2,219 92.5 91.0-93.8
Diabetes
Yes 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,329 164 7.8 6.5- 9.4 2,165 92.2 90.6-93.5
Disability1
Yes 324 28 10.8 6.5-17.4 296 89.2 82.6-93.5
No 2,201 143 7.2 5.9- 8.7 2,058 92.8 91.3-94.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 389 31 10.1 6.3-15.7 358 89.9 84.3-93.7
No 2,135 141 7.4 6.1- 8.9 1,994 92.6 91.1-93.9
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 421 35 11.9 7.8-17.7 386 88.1 82.3-92.2
No 2,109 138 7.0 5.8- 8.5 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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