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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Non-Hispanic White

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%)
North Carolina 5,169 225 4.5 3.8- 5.3 168 3.2 2.7- 3.8 4,776 92.3 91.4-93.2
-Non-Hispanic White 3,466 132 3.9 3.2- 4.7 82 2.3 1.8- 3.0 3,252 93.8 92.8-94.7
GENDER
Male 1,558 72 4.9 3.8- 6.4 38 2.2 1.5- 3.3 1,448 92.8 91.1-94.2
Female 1,908 60 2.9 2.1- 3.9 44 2.4 1.7- 3.4 1,804 94.7 93.4-95.8
AGE
18-34 489 33 5.6 3.8- 8.3 15 2.9 1.7- 5.1 441 91.5 88.3-93.8
35-44 377 15 3.3 1.9- 5.8 *** *** *** 350 94.0 90.8-96.1
45-54 555 19 3.5 2.2- 5.8 13 2.7 1.5- 4.8 523 93.8 91.0-95.8
55-64 750 32 4.5 2.9- 6.9 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 700 93.8 91.3-95.6
65-74 799 22 2.8 1.7- 4.5 20 2.1 1.2- 3.8 757 95.1 92.9-96.6
75+ 467 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 263 *** *** *** 19 5.5 3.3- 9.3 233 91.0 86.5-94.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 869 30 3.5 2.3- 5.3 26 3.0 1.9- 4.8 813 93.5 91.2-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,089 46 4.1 2.9- 5.8 21 1.7 1.0- 2.9 1,022 94.2 92.3-95.6
College Graduate 1,237 45 4.2 3.0- 5.7 *** *** *** 1,176 94.7 93.0-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 242 *** *** *** *** *** *** 215 92.2 87.6-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 446 19 4.7 2.7- 7.9 27 6.8 4.4-10.5 400 88.5 84.1-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 303 *** *** *** *** *** *** 285 95.5 92.4-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 442 *** *** *** *** *** *** 418 94.4 91.0-96.6
$50,000- 74,999 506 23 4.8 3.1- 7.5 *** *** *** 476 93.0 89.7-95.3
$75,000+ 940 35 4.4 3.1- 6.4 *** *** *** 897 94.9 92.9-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,009 42 3.6 2.5- 5.2 44 4.3 3.0- 6.1 923 92.2 89.9-93.9
No 2,445 90 4.0 3.1- 5.1 38 1.6 1.1- 2.4 2,317 94.4 93.1-95.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,042 44 4.1 2.8- 5.8 44 4.3 3.0- 6.1 954 91.7 89.3-93.5
No 2,412 88 3.8 3.0- 4.9 38 1.6 1.1- 2.4 2,286 94.5 93.3-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 505 21 4.3 2.6- 7.0 *** *** *** 472 93.8 90.9-95.8
Non-Veteran 2,960 111 3.8 3.1- 4.8 70 2.4 1.8- 3.2 2,779 93.8 92.6-94.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 748 36 4.5 3.1- 6.5 *** *** *** 704 94.4 92.2-96.0
Regional City or Suburban County 826 34 3.8 2.6- 5.6 26 3.6 2.4- 5.5 766 92.5 90.2-94.4
Rural 1,893 62 3.5 2.6- 4.8 48 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,783 94.3 92.8-95.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,692 75 4.5 3.5- 5.8 34 2.1 1.4- 3.1 1,583 93.4 91.9-94.7
Unemployed 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,161 28 2.4 1.5- 3.7 17 1.5 0.8- 2.6 1,116 96.2 94.6-97.3
Unable to Work 268 *** *** *** 19 5.0 2.8- 8.8 234 91.1 86.6-94.2
Other not in Labor Force 241 *** *** *** *** *** *** 225 93.4 88.7-96.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 194 *** *** *** *** *** *** 166 90.9 85.5-94.4
101% to 150% 444 18 4.4 2.5- 7.5 21 4.9 3.0- 8.0 405 90.7 86.8-93.5
151% to 200% 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,928 75 4.3 3.4- 5.6 23 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,830 94.3 92.9-95.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 669 24 2.9 1.7- 4.9 22 2.5 1.4- 4.5 623 94.5 92.0-96.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,393 41 3.3 2.3- 4.7 38 2.9 2.0- 4.3 1,314 93.8 92.0-95.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,405 67 4.6 3.5- 6.0 22 1.8 1.1- 2.8 1,316 93.6 92.0-94.9

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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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