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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,616 87 4.7 3.5- 6.3 71 4.6 3.2- 6.5 2,458 90.8 88.5-92.6
GENDER
Male 1,101 59 7.2 5.0-10.0 45 5.9 3.8- 8.9 997 87.0 83.2-89.9
Female 1,515 28 1.8 1.2- 2.9 26 3.1 1.6- 5.7 1,461 95.1 92.5-96.8
RACE
White 1,985 58 3.6 2.4- 5.2 48 3.2 2.0- 5.1 1,879 93.2 90.9-94.9
African American 425 16 5.0 2.7- 9.2 14 7.1 3.6-13.4 395 87.9 81.4-92.3
Other minorities 193 13 11.5 6.0-21.1 *** *** *** 171 79.6 68.2-87.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 148 11 11.4 5.5-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,464 76 4.0 2.9- 5.5 65 4.1 2.8- 5.9 2,323 91.9 89.8-93.7
AGE
18-34 397 20 6.1 3.6-10.2 12 4.9 2.5- 9.6 365 89.0 83.7-92.7
35-54 1,377 45 4.5 3.0- 6.8 34 5.2 3.2- 8.2 1,298 90.3 87.0-92.9
55-64 588 16 3.1 1.6- 5.9 17 2.3 1.3- 4.3 555 94.5 91.5-96.5
65-74 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** 172 95.2 88.8-98.0
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 571 31 7.7 4.7-12.4 32 6.7 3.9-11.3 508 85.6 79.9-89.9
Some Post-H.S. 649 27 4.5 2.8- 7.2 14 2.5 1.2- 5.0 608 93.0 89.7-95.3
College Graduate 1,269 19 1.2 0.6- 2.1 12 1.1 0.5- 2.6 1,238 97.7 96.2-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 280 18 8.1 4.5-14.2 22 16.2 9.4-26.6 240 75.7 65.6-83.5
$25,000- 34,999 213 11 7.8 3.5-16.6 *** *** *** 198 91.5 82.9-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 328 14 9.1 4.5-17.4 11 3.4 1.4- 8.1 303 87.5 79.3-92.8
$50,000+ 1,412 34 2.5 1.6- 3.9 18 1.7 1.0- 3.1 1,360 95.8 94.0-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 409 *** *** *** 14 4.7 2.0-10.5 385 91.9 86.1-95.3
No 2,197 76 4.8 3.5- 6.6 57 4.6 3.1- 6.7 2,064 90.6 88.1-92.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 13 7.1 3.4-14.0 *** *** *** 216 89.1 81.8-93.7
Non-Veteran 2,375 74 4.4 3.2- 6.1 61 4.6 3.2- 6.7 2,240 90.9 88.5-92.9

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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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