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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 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%)
TOTAL 5,169 225 4.5 3.8- 5.3 168 3.2 2.7- 3.8 4,776 92.3 91.4-93.2
GENDER
Male 2,311 106 5.1 4.1- 6.3 74 3.1 2.3- 4.0 2,131 91.8 90.4-93.1
Female 2,858 119 3.9 3.1- 4.9 94 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,645 92.7 91.5-93.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,574 194 4.5 3.7- 5.3 131 2.8 2.3- 3.5 4,249 92.7 91.7-93.6
No 581 30 4.7 3.1- 6.9 35 5.0 3.4- 7.3 516 90.4 87.4-92.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,424 64 5.2 3.8- 6.9 42 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,318 92.0 90.0-93.6
Overweight 1,715 73 4.5 3.4- 5.9 46 2.7 1.9- 3.7 1,596 92.9 91.2-94.2
Obese 1,608 75 4.4 3.3- 5.7 72 4.4 3.4- 5.8 1,461 91.2 89.4-92.7
Current Smoker
Yes 876 27 4.3 2.8- 6.7 66 6.7 5.0- 8.9 783 89.0 86.1-91.4
No 4,272 196 4.4 3.8- 5.2 101 2.4 1.9- 3.0 3,975 93.2 92.2-94.0
History of CVD**
Yes 648 22 4.1 2.3- 7.2 30 4.0 2.6- 6.1 596 91.9 88.5-94.3
No 4,467 203 4.6 3.9- 5.4 134 3.1 2.5- 3.7 4,130 92.4 91.4-93.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 580 37 6.9 4.7-10.1 29 4.8 3.1- 7.2 514 88.3 84.6-91.2
No 4,407 181 4.1 3.4- 4.9 132 2.9 2.4- 3.6 4,094 93.0 92.0-93.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 311 16 6.1 3.6-10.3 *** *** *** 281 90.1 85.3-93.4
No 4,653 205 4.5 3.8- 5.3 145 3.1 2.5- 3.7 4,303 92.5 91.5-93.3
COPD
Yes 443 *** *** *** 33 8.0 5.3-11.9 388 87.6 82.9-91.1
No 4,712 204 4.5 3.8- 5.3 134 2.8 2.3- 3.4 4,374 92.7 91.7-93.6
Current Asthma
Yes 420 26 6.3 3.7-10.3 25 4.7 2.8- 7.7 369 89.0 84.6-92.3
No 4,724 198 4.3 3.7- 5.1 140 3.0 2.5- 3.6 4,386 92.7 91.7-93.5
Diabetes
Yes 764 24 3.0 1.7- 5.1 31 3.8 2.5- 5.8 709 93.2 90.6-95.2
No 4,401 202 4.7 4.0- 5.6 137 3.1 2.6- 3.8 4,062 92.2 91.1-93.1
Disability1
Yes 1,444 71 4.6 3.5- 6.2 84 5.6 4.3- 7.3 1,289 89.7 87.6-91.5
No 3,705 154 4.5 3.7- 5.4 84 2.4 1.9- 3.1 3,467 93.1 92.0-94.1
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,577 76 4.9 3.7- 6.4 92 5.9 4.6- 7.4 1,409 89.3 87.3-91.0
No 3,573 149 4.4 3.6- 5.3 75 2.2 1.7- 2.9 3,349 93.4 92.3-94.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,683 66 4.3 3.2- 5.8 82 4.7 3.6- 6.0 1,535 91.0 89.1-92.6
No 3,487 160 4.6 3.8- 5.5 86 2.6 2.1- 3.4 3,241 92.8 91.7-93.8

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**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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