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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 1,656 99 7.1 5.6- 8.9 1,557 92.9 91.1-94.4
GENDER
Male 843 75 9.4 7.2-12.1 768 90.6 87.9-92.8
Female 813 24 4.3 2.6- 7.2 789 95.7 92.8-97.4
AGE
18-34 331 18 6.7 3.8-11.5 313 93.3 88.5-96.2
35-44 306 19 7.3 4.3-12.0 287 92.7 88.0-95.7
45-54 400 26 7.2 4.6-11.2 374 92.8 88.8-95.4
55-64 429 25 7.2 4.6-11.1 404 92.8 88.9-95.4
65-74 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 328 29 10.1 6.7-14.8 299 89.9 85.2-93.3
Some Post-H.S. 516 32 7.1 4.6-10.8 484 92.9 89.2-95.4
College Graduate 749 25 3.1 1.9- 5.0 724 96.9 95.0-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 193 16 10.4 5.8-17.8 177 89.6 82.2-94.2
$50,000- 74,999 290 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 680 28 4.1 2.7- 6.3 652 95.9 93.7-97.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 222 18 9.0 5.2-15.1 204 91.0 84.9-94.8
No 1,432 81 6.8 5.2- 8.8 1,351 93.2 91.2-94.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 239 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,413 82 6.9 5.3- 8.8 1,331 93.1 91.2-94.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 196 16 6.5 3.6-11.3 180 93.5 88.7-96.4
Non-Veteran 1,459 83 7.1 5.5- 9.2 1,376 92.9 90.8-94.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 402 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 405 24 8.0 5.0-12.7 381 92.0 87.3-95.0
Rural 849 63 9.1 6.7-12.1 786 90.9 87.9-93.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,656 99 7.1 5.6- 8.9 1,557 92.9 91.1-94.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,159 53 4.8 3.5- 6.5 1,106 95.2 93.5-96.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 298 26 12.2 7.6-18.9 272 87.8 81.1-92.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 624 42 7.8 5.5-11.0 582 92.2 89.0-94.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 734 31 5.3 3.5- 8.0 703 94.7 92.0-96.5

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

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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