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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 464 16 3.5 2.0- 6.0 12 3.1 1.6- 5.7 436 93.4 90.1-95.6
GENDER
Male 211 *** *** *** *** *** *** 200 92.7 86.6-96.2
Female 253 *** *** *** *** *** *** 236 94.0 90.2-96.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 277 *** *** *** *** *** *** 266 94.9 90.3-97.4
Non-Hispanic Black 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 90.4 82.4-95.0
Other 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** 74 92.4 82.0-97.0
AGE
18-44 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** 117 92.2 85.5-95.9
45-64 181 *** *** *** *** *** *** 166 91.6 85.6-95.2
65+ 153 *** *** *** *** *** *** 151 98.0 92.5-99.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 213 *** *** *** *** *** *** 198 93.2 88.5-96.1
Some College + 250 *** *** *** *** *** *** 237 93.6 88.3-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 240 13 5.0 2.7- 9.2 11 5.4 2.8-10.2 216 89.6 84.0-93.3
$50,000+ 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** 126 98.5 90.4-99.8

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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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