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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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.^
1-7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,167 344 9.3 8.2-10.6 3,823 90.7 89.4-91.8
GENDER
Male 1,584 108 7.9 6.4- 9.8 1,476 92.1 90.2-93.6
Female 2,583 236 10.6 9.1-12.3 2,347 89.4 87.7-90.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,905 203 7.6 6.5- 9.0 2,702 92.4 91.0-93.5
Non-Hispanic Black 736 80 13.5 10.6-17.1 656 86.5 82.9-89.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 91 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 247 32 13.8 9.5-19.7 215 86.2 80.3-90.5
AGE
18-34 637 78 12.3 9.7-15.5 559 87.7 84.5-90.3
35-44 591 61 9.6 7.3-12.6 530 90.4 87.4-92.7
45-54 697 62 9.5 7.0-12.6 635 90.5 87.4-93.0
55-64 851 81 9.3 7.3-11.9 770 90.7 88.1-92.7
65-74 794 44 5.7 3.9- 8.2 750 94.3 91.8-96.1
75+ 558 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 540 58 12.7 9.6-16.6 482 87.3 83.4-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,198 93 9.0 7.0-11.6 1,105 91.0 88.4-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,159 110 9.5 7.6-11.7 1,049 90.5 88.3-92.4
College Graduate 1,258 83 7.1 5.6- 9.1 1,175 92.9 90.9-94.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 511 53 13.0 9.5-17.7 458 87.0 82.3-90.5
$15,000- 24,999 725 91 16.4 13.0-20.5 634 83.6 79.5-87.0
$25,000- 34,999 452 43 10.5 7.5-14.6 409 89.5 85.4-92.5
$35,000- 49,999 519 47 9.6 6.8-13.5 472 90.4 86.5-93.2
$50,000-74,999 457 26 4.6 3.0- 7.1 431 95.4 92.9-97.0
$75,000+ 774 40 5.4 3.8- 7.8 734 94.6 92.2-96.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,170 124 12.0 9.7-14.7 1,046 88.0 85.3-90.3
No 2,975 218 8.5 7.3-10.0 2,757 91.5 90.0-92.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 533 30 5.9 3.9- 8.8 503 94.1 91.2-96.1
Non-Veteran 3,634 314 9.8 8.6-11.2 3,320 90.2 88.8-91.4

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*Asked July 1 through December 2012.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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