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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 4,476 145 4.8 3.8- 6.0 128 4.5 3.4- 5.8 4,203 90.8 89.1-92.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 3,903 112 4.2 3.2- 5.4 88 2.9 2.1- 4.0 3,703 92.9 91.4-94.2
No 567 33 7.7 4.8-11.9 40 11.7 7.6-17.6 494 80.6 74.4-85.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,403 33 4.3 2.7- 6.8 35 3.5 2.2- 5.5 1,335 92.2 89.4-94.4
Overweight 1,623 48 3.9 2.6- 5.7 47 5.2 3.4- 8.1 1,528 90.9 87.9-93.2
Obese 1,143 58 7.4 5.1-10.6 38 5.0 3.0- 8.2 1,047 87.6 83.6-90.7
Current Smoker
No 3,717 112 4.2 3.2- 5.5 69 2.8 1.9- 3.9 3,536 93.0 91.5-94.4
Yes 745 31 6.8 4.3-10.7 59 11.2 7.6-16.3 655 82.0 76.5-86.4
History of CVD**
Yes 221 *** *** *** *** *** *** 208 96.1 92.0-98.2
No 4,235 139 4.9 3.9- 6.2 119 4.6 3.5- 6.0 3,977 90.5 88.7-92.0
Binge Drinker
No 3,750 108 4.2 3.2- 5.4 101 4.3 3.1- 5.8 3,541 91.5 89.7-93.0
Yes 612 31 6.8 3.9-11.5 25 5.6 3.3- 9.2 556 87.6 82.5-91.4
Heavy Drinker
No 4,095 127 4.7 3.7- 6.0 114 4.3 3.2- 5.7 3,854 91.1 89.3-92.6
Yes 255 12 4.8 2.2-10.1 12 8.3 3.7-17.6 231 86.8 77.8-92.5
COPD
Yes 187 *** *** *** *** *** *** 171 85.3 73.8-92.2
No 4,283 136 4.7 3.7- 6.0 120 4.3 3.3- 5.7 4,027 91.0 89.2-92.4
Current Asthma
Yes 274 *** *** *** 13 5.9 2.8-11.9 252 89.4 82.6-93.8
No 4,184 136 4.8 3.8- 6.1 114 4.3 3.2- 5.7 3,934 90.9 89.2-92.4
Diabetes
Yes 338 14 8.6 4.0-17.4 16 5.4 2.5-11.3 308 86.0 77.2-91.8
No 4,130 130 4.5 3.5- 5.7 112 4.4 3.3- 5.8 3,888 91.1 89.4-92.6
Disability
Yes 753 19 3.6 2.1- 6.3 25 4.5 2.5- 8.1 709 91.8 87.9-94.5
No 3,712 125 4.9 3.8- 6.3 103 4.5 3.3- 6.0 3,484 90.6 88.7-92.2

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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