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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 642 39 6.1 4.2- 8.8 22 3.1 1.9- 4.9 581 90.8 87.8-93.1
GENDER
Male 266 19 8.1 4.9-13.2 *** *** *** 239 89.0 83.7-92.8
Female 376 20 4.3 2.5- 7.2 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8 342 92.3 88.9-94.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 390 22 5.5 3.5- 8.8 *** *** *** 364 93.6 90.3-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 164 12 7.5 3.6-15.0 12 6.4 3.4-11.8 140 86.1 78.3-91.5
Other 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** 72 87.4 76.6-93.7
AGE
18-44 220 20 8.1 4.8-13.6 *** *** *** 194 89.3 83.5-93.2
45-64 252 11 4.7 2.5- 8.6 *** *** *** 232 92.5 88.2-95.3
65+ 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** 148 91.6 85.5-95.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 *** *** *** 12 5.1 2.7- 9.5 192 89.9 83.9-93.8
Some College + 426 30 6.7 4.4-10.1 *** *** *** 386 91.2 87.6-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 24 8.6 5.3-13.7 13 4.5 2.4- 8.3 224 86.9 81.2-91.0
$50,000+ 270 12 5.4 2.9-10.0 *** *** *** 255 93.3 88.6-96.1

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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.

^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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