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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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
Region 5 559 25 4.7 3.0- 7.4 14 2.4 1.4- 4.2 520 92.8 89.9-95.0
GENDER
Male 275 13 4.4 2.3- 8.0 *** *** *** 257 93.8 89.9-96.3
Female 284 12 5.1 2.6- 9.6 *** *** *** 263 91.9 87.1-95.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 349 13 3.7 2.0- 6.7 *** *** *** 332 95.1 91.8-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** 121 88.2 79.8-93.4
Other 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** 65 91.3 82.9-95.8
AGE
18-44 200 *** *** *** *** *** *** 182 92.8 88.4-95.6
45-64 183 11 7.6 3.9-14.3 *** *** *** 169 91.2 84.6-95.1
65+ 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** 159 97.1 92.9-98.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 13 7.8 4.3-13.8 *** *** *** 155 89.3 83.0-93.4
Some College + 385 12 3.1 1.5- 6.1 *** *** *** 365 94.8 91.4-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 235 12 5.2 2.6-10.0 *** *** *** 213 91.0 85.6-94.4
$50,000+ 226 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 96.4 92.5-98.3

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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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