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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 10,318 355 4.2 3.5- 5.0 898 10.7 9.7-11.8 9,065 85.1 83.8-86.3
-Eastern NC 2,771 98 4.5 3.2- 6.4 252 10.3 8.6-12.4 2,421 85.1 82.6-87.4
GENDER
Male 961 33 6.2 3.9- 9.7 99 10.1 7.4-13.7 829 83.7 79.3-87.3
Female 1,810 65 3.0 1.8- 5.2 153 10.5 8.4-13.1 1,592 86.4 83.5-89.0
RACE
White 1,888 45 2.4 1.4- 4.2 164 10.1 8.0-12.7 1,679 87.5 84.6-89.9
African American 585 36 8.6 4.9-14.7 57 11.2 7.8-15.8 492 80.2 73.8-85.3
Other minorities 280 17 9.1 4.0-19.3 30 10.5 5.9-18.0 233 80.4 70.2-87.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** 134 96.3 91.0-98.6
Non-Hispanic 2,622 96 4.7 3.3- 6.7 245 10.9 9.1-13.1 2,281 84.4 81.7-86.7
AGE
18-34 382 15 5.6 2.7-11.1 35 8.4 5.1-13.5 332 86.1 79.7-90.6
35-54 835 27 3.6 1.8- 6.9 97 13.2 10.1-17.1 711 83.2 78.8-86.9
55-64 624 31 7.1 4.1-12.2 62 12.0 8.5-16.6 531 80.9 75.2-85.5
65-74 489 16 3.1 1.6- 6.1 45 9.6 6.3-14.3 428 87.3 82.3-91.0
75+ 407 *** *** *** 11 3.5 1.3- 9.2 389 95.3 89.9-97.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 375 26 13.0 7.5-21.8 48 12.5 8.6-17.7 301 74.5 66.1-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 842 33 4.1 2.4- 7.0 94 12.9 9.4-17.4 715 83.0 78.2-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 745 27 1.6 0.9- 2.6 67 9.8 6.9-13.8 651 88.7 84.7-91.7
College Graduate 804 11 1.5 0.6- 3.7 43 4.5 2.9- 7.0 750 94.0 91.1-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 362 33 11.7 6.1-21.2 52 17.8 12.4-25.0 277 70.5 61.4-78.2
$15,000- 24,999 458 24 5.3 2.7-10.2 59 10.9 7.4-15.7 375 83.8 77.9-88.4
$25,000- 34,999 270 *** *** *** 25 10.2 5.6-17.8 239 84.6 74.9-91.1
$35,000- 49,999 383 13 3.7 1.4- 9.1 41 14.0 9.5-20.2 329 82.3 75.4-87.6
$50,000+ 820 11 1.3 0.6- 2.9 48 7.5 4.5-12.3 761 91.2 86.5-94.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 897 37 4.9 2.3-10.2 101 15.9 12.5-20.1 759 79.2 73.9-83.6
No 1,861 59 4.3 2.8- 6.4 150 8.5 6.6-11.0 1,652 87.2 84.2-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 445 13 4.9 2.3-10.2 40 7.8 5.0-12.1 392 87.2 81.6-91.4
Non-Veteran 2,325 85 4.4 3.0- 6.6 212 10.8 8.8-13.2 2,028 84.8 81.9-87.2

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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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