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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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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
-Piedmont NC 1,189 77 7.1 5.5- 9.1 1,112 92.9 90.9-94.5
GENDER
Male 587 57 9.7 7.3-12.7 530 90.3 87.3-92.7
Female 602 20 4.2 2.4- 7.2 582 95.8 92.8-97.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 745 40 6.6 4.6- 9.3 705 93.4 90.7-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 255 17 6.4 3.8-10.7 238 93.6 89.3-96.2
Other 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 284 24 8.7 5.4-13.7 260 91.3 86.3-94.6
35-44 252 19 7.1 4.2-11.7 233 92.9 88.3-95.8
45-54 313 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9 299 94.3 90.1-96.8
55-64 235 13 6.1 3.4-10.8 222 93.9 89.2-96.6
65-74 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 78 14 18.1 10.2-30.2 64 81.9 69.8-89.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 250 29 10.2 6.9-14.6 221 89.8 85.4-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 332 17 6.6 3.8-11.0 315 93.4 89.0-96.2
College Graduate 527 17 3.1 1.8- 5.3 510 96.9 94.7-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 151 17 11.0 6.5-18.2 134 89.0 81.8-93.5
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 428 17 4.1 2.4- 6.8 411 95.9 93.2-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,043 65 6.7 5.1- 8.8 978 93.3 91.2-94.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 172 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,012 63 6.7 5.0- 8.8 949 93.3 91.2-95.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,089 74 7.4 5.7- 9.6 1,015 92.6 90.4-94.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 669 36 5.2 3.6- 7.5 633 94.8 92.5-96.4
Regional City or Suburban County 307 19 8.1 4.8-13.3 288 91.9 86.7-95.2
Rural 213 22 10.9 6.9-16.8 191 89.1 83.2-93.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,189 77 7.1 5.5- 9.1 1,112 92.9 90.9-94.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 746 31 4.1 2.8- 6.0 715 95.9 94.0-97.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 320 29 9.5 6.4-13.8 291 90.5 86.2-93.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 843 46 6.2 4.4- 8.6 797 93.8 91.4-95.6

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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