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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Regions 1 & 2 885 39 4.7 3.2- 6.9 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8 825 93.1 90.6-95.0
GENDER
Male 384 16 4.8 2.7- 8.4 11 2.9 1.4- 5.9 357 92.3 88.2-95.1
Female 501 23 4.7 2.7- 7.9 *** *** *** 468 93.8 90.4-96.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 768 33 5.0 3.3- 7.6 16 2.0 1.1- 3.8 719 93.0 90.1-95.0
Non-Hispanic Black 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** 66 89.2 79.8-94.6
AGE
18-44 219 20 7.3 4.2-12.4 *** *** *** 194 91.2 85.9-94.6
45-64 322 11 3.7 1.8- 7.5 11 3.2 1.4- 6.9 300 93.1 88.6-95.9
65+ 334 *** *** *** *** *** *** 320 94.8 90.4-97.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 365 15 3.5 1.8- 6.7 15 2.7 1.4- 5.1 335 93.8 90.3-96.2
Some College + 521 25 6.0 3.8- 9.6 *** *** *** 490 92.2 88.4-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 456 25 4.2 2.7- 6.5 18 3.7 2.0- 6.6 413 92.1 88.8-94.5
$50,000+ 274 *** *** *** *** *** *** 263 93.1 87.2-96.3

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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.

^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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