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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

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
-Piedmont NC 2,268 106 4.6 3.7- 5.7 75 3.3 2.5- 4.2 2,087 92.1 90.7-93.3
GENDER
Male 1,007 50 4.9 3.6- 6.7 24 2.6 1.6- 4.0 933 92.5 90.4-94.2
Female 1,261 56 4.3 3.2- 5.9 51 3.9 2.9- 5.3 1,154 91.8 89.8-93.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,478 57 3.7 2.8- 5.0 31 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,390 94.1 92.6-95.3
Non-Hispanic Black 474 25 5.6 3.5- 8.8 28 5.8 3.8- 8.7 421 88.6 84.8-91.6
Other 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 443 31 6.0 4.0- 8.8 23 5.0 3.2- 7.8 389 89.0 85.4-91.8
35-44 328 16 3.6 2.1- 6.0 *** *** *** 301 93.5 90.4-95.7
45-54 421 24 5.5 3.6- 8.4 13 3.2 1.8- 5.6 384 91.3 87.9-93.8
55-64 407 18 5.3 3.1- 8.9 *** *** *** 377 92.6 88.8-95.1
65-74 404 *** *** *** *** *** *** 379 94.5 91.5-96.5
75+ 237 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 230 *** *** *** 21 8.2 5.1-12.9 200 88.2 82.9-92.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 546 26 4.8 3.1- 7.2 18 3.4 2.1- 5.6 502 91.8 88.8-94.0
Some Post-H.S. 653 34 5.2 3.5- 7.6 21 2.6 1.7- 4.2 598 92.2 89.5-94.2
College Graduate 834 37 4.3 3.0- 6.1 *** *** *** 782 94.1 92.0-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** 143 88.6 81.8-93.1
$15,000- 24,999 348 23 6.6 4.1-10.3 27 7.2 4.7-10.8 298 86.2 81.6-89.8
$25,000- 34,999 220 *** *** *** *** *** *** 202 93.7 89.0-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 251 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 310 13 3.9 2.2- 6.9 *** *** *** 292 93.8 90.0-96.2
$75,000+ 599 27 4.8 3.2- 7.1 *** *** *** 565 94.0 91.5-95.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 529 20 4.4 2.7- 7.2 36 6.2 4.2- 9.1 473 89.4 85.8-92.2
No 1,727 86 4.7 3.7- 6.0 39 2.5 1.8- 3.5 1,602 92.8 91.3-94.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 596 27 4.4 2.9- 6.7 41 6.5 4.6- 9.0 528 89.1 86.0-91.6
No 1,658 79 4.7 3.7- 6.0 34 2.3 1.6- 3.4 1,545 93.0 91.4-94.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 261 *** *** *** *** *** *** 248 95.9 92.7-97.7
Non-Veteran 2,006 98 4.8 3.9- 6.0 70 3.5 2.7- 4.5 1,838 91.7 90.2-93.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,192 70 5.3 4.1- 6.9 41 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,081 91.3 89.4-92.9
Regional City or Suburban County 596 17 3.2 1.9- 5.3 20 3.6 2.2- 5.8 559 93.3 90.5-95.3
Rural 480 19 4.8 2.8- 8.0 *** *** *** 447 92.4 88.9-94.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,211 67 5.0 3.8- 6.4 35 3.1 2.1- 4.3 1,109 92.0 90.2-93.5
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 591 *** *** *** *** *** *** 564 95.7 93.3-97.3
Unable to Work 163 *** *** *** 18 8.5 5.1-13.8 139 86.7 79.4-91.6
Other not in Labor Force 201 *** *** *** *** *** *** 182 90.7 84.9-94.5
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 163 *** *** *** *** *** *** 148 92.2 86.7-95.5
101% to 150% 303 20 6.0 3.7- 9.5 18 5.5 3.3- 9.0 265 88.5 84.0-91.8
151% to 200% 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** 128 88.4 80.3-93.5
More than 200% 1,179 51 4.3 3.1- 5.8 18 1.6 1.0- 2.7 1,110 94.1 92.4-95.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 666 21 3.9 2.4- 6.3 20 2.8 1.7- 4.5 625 93.3 90.6-95.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,516 82 4.9 3.9- 6.3 50 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,384 91.7 90.0-93.1

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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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