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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home while you were there?

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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 5,188 109 2.3 1.8- 3.0 423 8.7 7.8- 9.8 4,656 88.9 87.8-90.0
-Western 1,030 *** *** *** 89 8.9 6.7-11.7 917 87.8 84.4-90.5
GENDER
Male 451 *** *** *** 45 9.0 6.0-13.1 396 87.3 82.1-91.2
Female 579 *** *** *** 44 8.8 5.9-12.9 521 88.2 83.5-91.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 896 *** *** *** 75 8.5 6.3-11.3 800 88.1 84.5-91.0
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** 127 82.9 72.3-90.0
35-44 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 84.4 72.9-91.5
45-54 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 88.6 80.7-93.6
55-64 229 *** *** *** 29 13.3 8.4-20.3 198 86.0 79.0-91.0
65-74 233 *** *** *** 19 6.1 3.5-10.6 211 93.2 88.7-96.0
75+ 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 143 *** *** *** 25 19.1 11.6-29.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 288 *** *** *** 30 8.0 5.0-12.6 248 87.3 80.8-91.8
Some Post-H.S. 306 *** *** *** 24 6.7 4.2-10.6 274 90.6 86.1-93.7
College Graduate 294 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 124 *** *** *** 23 19.7 11.8-31.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 *** *** *** 33 16.6 10.7-25.0 162 76.5 65.3-85.0
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 326 *** *** *** 49 18.2 12.6-25.6 266 75.1 66.5-82.2
No 701 *** *** *** 39 5.1 3.3- 7.7 648 92.8 89.8-94.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 349 *** *** *** 47 14.7 10.1-20.9 288 78.6 70.7-84.8
No 682 *** *** *** 42 6.4 4.2- 9.5 629 91.6 88.2-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 902 *** *** *** 75 9.0 6.6-12.0 802 87.2 83.5-90.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 252 *** *** *** 17 6.8 4.0-11.2 228 90.3 85.0-93.8
Rural 779 *** *** *** 72 9.6 7.0-13.2 689 86.8 82.4-90.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 484 *** *** *** 36 7.5 4.6-11.8 439 90.0 85.4-93.3
Unemployed 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 347 *** *** *** 20 6.6 3.8-11.3 322 92.6 87.9-95.5
Unable to Work 105 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 181 *** *** *** 22 10.8 6.3-17.7 155 83.2 72.1-90.4
151% to 200% 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 444 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 340 *** *** *** 27 8.3 4.7-14.2 308 90.2 84.3-94.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 408 *** *** *** 43 11.1 7.3-16.6 354 85.6 79.5-90.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 283 *** *** *** 19 6.8 4.1-10.9 255 87.9 81.0-92.5

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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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