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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Non-Hispanic White

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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%)
North Carolina 5,188 109 2.3 1.8- 3.0 423 8.7 7.8- 9.8 4,656 88.9 87.8-90.0
-Non-Hispanic White 3,481 61 1.9 1.4- 2.7 262 8.1 7.0- 9.4 3,158 89.9 88.5-91.2
GENDER
Male 1,563 31 2.4 1.5- 3.8 125 8.6 7.0-10.6 1,407 89.0 86.8-90.9
Female 1,918 30 1.5 0.9- 2.5 137 7.7 6.3- 9.4 1,751 90.8 89.0-92.3
AGE
18-34 494 17 3.8 2.1- 6.7 40 7.7 5.4-10.9 437 88.5 84.6-91.5
35-44 376 *** *** *** 44 12.3 8.7-17.1 328 87.1 82.4-90.8
45-54 555 *** *** *** 46 9.0 6.5-12.3 492 87.5 83.6-90.6
55-64 755 *** *** *** 67 9.1 6.9-12.0 678 90.0 87.0-92.3
65-74 799 *** *** *** 50 5.5 3.8- 7.9 742 93.8 91.2-95.6
75+ 473 *** *** *** *** *** *** 452 94.3 90.4-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 266 *** *** *** 59 21.5 16.2-28.1 198 73.7 66.6-79.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 876 22 2.3 1.3- 4.1 97 11.3 8.9-14.2 757 86.5 83.3-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,093 21 1.7 1.0- 2.8 74 6.6 5.0- 8.5 998 91.8 89.6-93.5
College Graduate 1,238 *** *** *** 32 1.7 1.1- 2.6 1,197 97.5 96.2-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 *** *** *** 56 24.8 18.4-32.7 174 68.7 60.4-75.9
$15,000- 24,999 445 *** *** *** 69 16.3 12.5-21.1 370 81.4 75.9-85.8
$25,000- 34,999 303 *** *** *** 35 12.6 8.3-18.6 258 83.7 77.4-88.5
$35,000- 49,999 441 *** *** *** 29 6.9 4.2-11.1 403 90.3 85.5-93.6
$50,000- 74,999 509 *** *** *** 22 5.3 3.2- 8.6 486 94.6 91.3-96.7
$75,000+ 940 *** *** *** 25 2.9 1.8- 4.6 907 96.3 94.4-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,018 26 3.3 1.9- 5.7 125 14.0 11.3-17.1 867 82.8 79.2-85.8
No 2,451 35 1.5 1.0- 2.2 135 5.8 4.7- 7.1 2,281 92.7 91.3-93.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,053 28 3.4 2.0- 5.8 127 14.3 11.6-17.5 898 82.3 78.8-85.3
No 2,416 33 1.4 0.9- 2.2 135 5.9 4.8- 7.2 2,248 92.7 91.3-93.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 510 *** *** *** 28 4.5 2.8- 7.2 476 93.7 90.2-96.0
Non-Veteran 2,970 55 2.0 1.4- 2.8 234 8.6 7.4-10.1 2,681 89.4 87.8-90.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 748 *** *** *** 22 3.1 1.9- 4.9 721 96.4 94.5-97.6
Regional City or Suburban County 834 *** *** *** 65 10.2 7.8-13.3 758 88.6 85.4-91.1
Rural 1,900 45 3.2 2.1- 4.7 175 9.8 8.1-11.7 1,680 87.1 84.8-89.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,697 31 2.1 1.4- 3.3 99 6.3 5.0- 8.0 1,567 91.6 89.7-93.1
Unemployed 93 *** *** *** 20 17.8 10.3-29.1 *** *** ***
Retired 1,164 *** *** *** 57 5.2 3.7- 7.2 1,098 94.3 92.3-95.9
Unable to Work 275 *** *** *** 62 23.9 17.9-31.1 202 71.3 63.6-78.0
Other not in Labor Force 241 *** *** *** 24 10.1 6.4-15.5 212 88.2 82.6-92.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 196 *** *** *** 44 22.3 15.8-30.5 144 73.7 65.0-80.9
101% to 150% 444 *** *** *** 69 15.5 11.7-20.1 364 81.3 76.0-85.6
151% to 200% 233 *** *** *** 21 9.7 5.7-16.1 207 88.3 81.7-92.7
More than 200% 1,930 21 1.2 0.7- 2.1 82 4.7 3.5- 6.1 1,827 94.1 92.5-95.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 673 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4 70 10.6 7.8-14.2 587 86.9 83.1-90.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,398 29 2.7 1.7- 4.3 116 9.9 8.0-12.3 1,253 87.4 84.8-89.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,411 *** *** *** 76 6.0 4.6- 7.7 1,319 92.9 90.9-94.4

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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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