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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace
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 4,476 145 4.8 3.8- 6.0 128 4.5 3.4- 5.8 4,203 90.8 89.1-92.2
-Eastern NC 1,166 43 5.1 3.3- 7.9 35 4.7 2.9- 7.6 1,088 90.2 86.6-92.9
GENDER
Male 484 33 8.8 5.5-13.6 18 5.4 2.8-10.2 433 85.8 80.0-90.2
Female 682 *** *** *** 17 3.8 1.9- 7.6 655 95.4 91.7-97.5
RACE
White 783 23 4.5 2.6- 7.5 19 4.0 2.2- 7.4 741 91.5 87.5-94.3
African American 233 *** *** *** *** *** *** 217 88.6 77.2-94.7
Other minorities 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** 124 86.9 76.3-93.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** 65 86.7 73.9-93.7
Non-Hispanic 1,087 35 4.8 2.9- 7.7 31 4.8 2.8- 7.9 1,021 90.4 86.7-93.2
AGE
18-34 220 11 5.7 2.3-13.2 12 8.0 3.8-15.9 197 86.3 77.4-92.1
35-54 578 21 4.2 2.3- 7.6 15 2.5 1.1- 6.0 542 93.2 89.1-95.8
55-64 281 *** *** *** *** *** *** 267 88.4 79.5-93.7
65-74 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** 66 86.2 75.3-92.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 298 18 5.8 3.1-10.6 17 5.6 2.8-10.9 263 88.5 82.4-92.7
Some Post-H.S. 346 13 6.0 2.7-12.9 *** *** *** 324 88.2 79.7-93.4
College Graduate 443 *** *** *** *** *** *** 435 98.3 95.3-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 193 11 6.6 2.8-14.5 *** *** *** 180 92.9 85.2-96.8
$50,000+ 547 12 3.9 1.5- 9.6 *** *** *** 525 92.1 85.9-95.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 201 *** *** *** *** *** *** 189 92.2 83.7-96.5
No 964 37 5.4 3.3- 8.5 29 4.8 2.8- 8.2 898 89.8 85.8-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 187 *** *** *** *** *** *** 176 92.6 84.2-96.7
Non-Veteran 979 35 4.9 3.0- 8.0 32 5.4 3.2- 8.8 912 89.7 85.6-92.7

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This question asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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).

**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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