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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Secondhand Smoke I

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 15,430 715 4.6 4.0- 5.3 1,434 11.1 10.3-11.9 13,281 84.3 83.3-85.3
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 378 20 4.1 2.5- 6.9 34 11.3 7.1-17.6 324 84.5 78.3-89.3
Buncombe 339 11 4.8 2.0-10.7 25 9.4 5.7-15.0 303 85.9 79.2-90.7
Cabarrus 357 17 4.5 2.5- 8.0 31 9.2 5.9-14.1 309 86.3 80.9-90.3
Catawba 438 17 3.1 1.7- 5.6 42 12.3 8.6-17.4 379 84.6 79.4-88.6
Cumberland 468 26 4.6 3.0- 7.1 44 14.4 8.9-22.4 398 81.0 73.4-86.8
Davidson 396 23 4.6 2.8- 7.5 43 14.9 9.8-22.1 330 80.5 73.5-86.0
Durham 387 19 8.3 4.4-15.4 27 6.2 3.9- 9.7 341 85.4 78.7-90.3
Forsyth 401 22 5.6 3.1-10.0 36 8.6 5.7-12.8 343 85.8 80.5-89.8
Gaston 402 20 4.4 2.6- 7.4 41 14.8 9.8-21.7 341 80.8 73.9-86.2
Guilford 417 15 3.4 1.8- 6.4 24 6.2 3.7-10.3 378 90.4 85.8-93.6
Iredell 419 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8 32 10.2 6.8-15.1 371 87.0 82.1-90.8
Johnston 458 16 2.9 1.6- 5.3 55 14.4 9.9-20.5 387 82.7 76.5-87.4
Mecklenburg 659 18 2.3 1.3- 4.2 44 6.7 4.7- 9.5 597 91.0 87.9-93.3
New Hanover 366 7 3.0 0.8-10.3 22 6.2 3.9-10.0 337 90.8 85.0-94.5
Onslow 403 16 2.3 1.4- 4.0 36 12.2 7.9-18.4 351 85.4 79.4-89.9
Orange 367 12 2.7 1.4- 5.4 15 6.0 2.9-12.0 340 91.2 85.4-94.9
Pitt 388 18 6.6 2.9-14.3 41 10.2 6.5-15.5 329 83.3 75.8-88.8
Randolph 392 24 6.5 3.3-12.1 39 13.2 8.8-19.5 329 80.3 73.3-85.8
Robeson 383 36 8.9 5.7-13.5 47 13.3 9.4-18.5 300 77.8 71.5-83.1
Rowan 434 28 8.1 4.4-14.4 44 16.6 11.1-24.2 362 75.3 67.3-81.8
Union 401 11 3.2 1.3- 7.8 31 10.6 6.4-17.1 359 86.1 79.3-91.0
Wake 570 14 2.6 1.4- 4.9 22 4.4 2.6- 7.2 534 93.0 89.8-95.3
Wayne 440 19 3.2 1.8- 5.8 57 14.7 10.5-20.2 364 82.0 76.3-86.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 5,172 239 4.1 3.4- 4.9 521 12.7 11.2-14.4 4,412 83.2 81.4-84.8
Piedmont 7,417 331 4.8 3.9- 5.9 624 10.0 9.0-11.2 6,462 85.2 83.7-86.6
Western NC 2,841 145 5.0 3.9- 6.4 289 12.2 10.6-14.0 2,407 82.8 80.7-84.7
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,867 81 4.6 3.2- 6.5 192 12.1 10.1-14.5 1,594 83.3 80.6-85.7
Northwest 3,224 182 5.3 4.3- 6.6 318 13.7 11.7-16.0 2,724 81.0 78.5-83.2
Charlotte 2,049 75 3.2 2.4- 4.4 181 10.2 8.5-12.3 1,793 86.5 84.3-88.5
Greensboro 1,768 81 3.7 2.7- 5.1 131 8.5 6.8-10.7 1,556 87.8 85.3-89.9
Southern Regional 1,505 95 4.6 3.6- 5.9 147 12.7 9.9-16.2 1,263 82.7 79.2-85.7
Coastal 757 23 3.2 1.7- 5.8 63 9.9 7.2-13.4 671 86.9 83.0-90.0
Wake 1,674 68 6.6 4.3-10.0 133 8.2 6.3-10.7 1,473 85.2 81.6-88.2
Area L 458 28 5.6 3.5- 8.7 50 16.3 11.4-22.8 380 78.1 71.7-83.4
Eastern 2,128 82 3.4 2.5- 4.8 219 12.4 10.4-14.9 1,827 84.1 81.5-86.4

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^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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