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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,760 188 3.9 3.1- 4.9 481 10.7 9.4-12.3 5,091 85.4 83.7-87.0
GENDER
Male 2,163 74 4.0 2.7- 5.9 181 11.4 9.3-14.0 1,908 84.6 81.7-87.1
Female 3,597 114 3.8 2.9- 4.9 300 10.1 8.5-12.0 3,183 86.1 84.0-88.0
RACE
White 4,461 129 3.2 2.4- 4.4 349 10.4 8.8-12.2 3,983 86.4 84.4-88.2
African American 918 46 5.4 3.5- 8.1 117 16.2 12.7-20.3 755 78.5 74.0-82.4
Other minorities 341 11 5.9 2.4-13.5 13 1.4 0.7- 2.6 317 92.8 85.7-96.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 273 *** *** *** *** *** *** 254 92.1 83.6-96.4
Non-Hispanic 5,476 177 3.7 2.9- 4.7 471 11.4 10.0-13.1 4,828 84.9 83.1-86.5
AGE
18-34 648 23 4.2 2.5- 6.9 51 10.6 7.6-14.6 574 85.2 80.9-88.7
35-54 1,944 72 4.2 2.9- 6.2 188 11.8 9.6-14.4 1,684 84.0 81.1-86.5
55-64 1,210 40 3.9 2.5- 6.2 135 13.7 10.9-17.0 1,035 82.4 78.7-85.5
65-74 1,066 30 2.4 1.5- 4.0 83 8.0 5.9-10.9 953 89.5 86.5-92.0
75+ 829 22 3.0 1.7- 5.3 23 4.0 2.1- 7.7 784 92.9 89.2-95.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 621 36 6.7 3.6-11.9 105 21.4 16.3-27.5 480 71.9 65.3-77.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,536 66 4.9 3.3- 7.2 159 12.9 10.0-16.3 1,311 82.3 78.5-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,411 54 4.1 2.8- 5.9 135 9.5 7.4-12.0 1,222 86.5 83.6-88.9
College Graduate 2,175 31 1.3 0.8- 2.3 82 4.7 3.3- 6.7 2,062 94.0 91.9-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 568 56 8.5 5.6-12.9 97 20.9 15.9-27.1 415 70.5 64.0-76.3
$15,000- 24,999 935 40 5.7 3.5- 9.1 121 17.7 13.6-22.8 774 76.6 71.2-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 530 22 5.1 2.8- 9.1 42 6.6 4.3- 9.8 466 88.3 83.7-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 681 19 4.5 2.1- 9.2 55 7.7 5.4-10.9 607 87.9 83.2-91.4
$50,000+ 2,070 25 2.1 1.1- 4.0 91 5.0 3.7- 6.7 1,954 93.0 90.7-94.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,670 64 3.8 2.7- 5.3 209 17.2 14.0-20.9 1,397 79.0 75.2-82.3
No 4,069 124 3.9 2.9- 5.2 272 8.7 7.3-10.4 3,673 87.3 85.4-89.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 740 24 3.0 1.7- 5.2 60 10.4 7.4-14.4 656 86.6 82.4-90.0
Non-Veteran 5,018 164 4.0 3.1- 5.1 421 10.8 9.3-12.5 4,433 85.2 83.4-86.9

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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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