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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

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
-Piedmont NC 2,274 38 2.0 1.4- 2.9 162 8.2 6.9- 9.7 2,074 89.8 88.2-91.3
GENDER
Male 1,007 17 2.2 1.3- 3.9 78 9.4 7.4-12.0 912 88.3 85.6-90.6
Female 1,267 21 1.7 1.0- 2.9 84 7.1 5.6- 9.0 1,162 91.1 89.1-92.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,484 *** *** *** 94 7.6 6.1- 9.4 1,376 91.2 89.2-92.8
Non-Hispanic Black 473 20 4.6 2.7- 7.6 57 12.9 9.7-17.0 396 82.5 78.0-86.2
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 442 *** *** *** 34 8.7 6.1-12.4 396 88.7 84.8-91.7
35-44 327 *** *** *** 22 7.7 4.8-12.2 303 91.6 87.1-94.7
45-54 423 *** *** *** 38 9.8 6.9-13.7 374 86.7 82.3-90.2
55-64 409 *** *** *** 35 9.4 6.6-13.2 368 88.7 84.4-91.9
65-74 404 *** *** *** 22 6.2 3.8- 9.9 377 92.6 88.7-95.2
75+ 240 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 229 *** *** *** 32 15.4 10.8-21.6 189 80.4 73.6-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 548 16 2.7 1.6- 4.5 64 12.9 9.8-16.7 468 84.5 80.5-87.7
Some Post-H.S. 659 *** *** *** 50 7.6 5.6-10.3 600 90.8 87.9-93.1
College Graduate 833 *** *** *** 16 1.6 0.9- 2.7 812 97.6 96.2-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 *** *** *** 25 17.7 11.5-26.3 128 75.7 66.6-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 349 *** *** *** 41 13.7 9.9-18.6 296 82.9 77.7-87.1
$25,000- 34,999 218 *** *** *** 25 11.2 7.1-17.2 191 87.8 81.6-92.1
$35,000- 49,999 252 *** *** *** 20 9.4 5.5-15.5 230 89.2 82.5-93.5
$50,000- 74,999 310 *** *** *** 12 4.7 2.6- 8.2 297 94.9 91.3-97.1
$75,000+ 598 *** *** *** 15 3.2 1.9- 5.3 579 96.2 93.9-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 534 *** *** *** 67 14.8 11.3-19.0 450 81.2 76.5-85.2
No 1,728 21 1.4 0.9- 2.3 93 6.2 5.0- 7.7 1,614 92.4 90.7-93.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 599 *** *** *** 78 15.6 12.2-19.6 506 81.9 77.7-85.5
No 1,661 23 1.8 1.1- 2.9 83 5.9 4.7- 7.5 1,555 92.3 90.5-93.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 265 *** *** *** 17 7.8 4.5-13.2 244 90.2 84.2-94.1
Non-Veteran 2,008 34 2.0 1.3- 2.9 145 8.2 6.9- 9.9 1,829 89.8 88.0-91.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,193 21 1.5 0.9- 2.4 67 6.0 4.5- 7.8 1,105 92.5 90.5-94.1
Regional City or Suburban County 601 *** *** *** 47 9.8 7.2-13.1 550 89.2 85.6-91.9
Rural 480 *** *** *** 48 11.6 8.5-15.7 419 83.9 79.2-87.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,213 18 2.0 1.2- 3.3 73 6.6 5.1- 8.4 1,122 91.4 89.3-93.2
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 592 *** *** *** 33 6.6 4.5- 9.6 554 92.7 89.7-94.9
Unable to Work 166 *** *** *** 33 22.1 15.3-30.8 122 71.6 62.4-79.2
Other not in Labor Force 201 *** *** *** *** *** *** 185 89.9 83.2-94.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 163 *** *** *** 20 14.9 9.5-22.6 135 79.2 70.9-85.7
101% to 150% 302 *** *** *** 36 12.1 8.5-17.0 256 85.3 80.2-89.3
151% to 200% 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** 132 89.1 81.2-94.0
More than 200% 1,179 *** *** *** 57 5.4 4.0- 7.2 1,113 93.7 91.7-95.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 669 *** *** *** 58 10.5 8.0-13.7 599 86.6 83.0-89.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,519 24 1.6 1.0- 2.5 90 6.7 5.3- 8.5 1,405 91.7 89.8-93.2

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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.

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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