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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 694 15 4.5 2.3- 8.4 22 3.5 1.9- 6.3 657 92.0 87.8-94.9
GENDER
Male 302 *** *** *** 11 3.9 1.9- 8.0 281 88.1 81.0-92.8
Female 392 *** *** *** 11 3.0 1.1- 8.4 376 96.4 91.4-98.5
RACE
White 640 13 4.7 2.4- 8.8 14 2.5 1.1- 5.6 613 92.8 88.3-95.6
Other minorities 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 675 15 4.6 2.4- 8.7 19 2.9 1.5- 5.9 641 92.4 88.1-95.3
AGE
18-34 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 330 *** *** *** *** *** *** 313 92.1 86.0-95.6
55-64 209 *** *** *** *** *** *** 197 95.9 92.3-97.9
65-74 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 97.8 89.1-99.6
75+ 11 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 202 *** *** *** *** *** *** 187 90.1 81.1-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 176 *** *** *** *** *** *** 165 90.7 80.3-95.8
College Graduate 268 *** *** *** *** *** *** 262 97.9 93.8-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** 82 92.9 82.2-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 103 94.0 81.4-98.2
$50,000+ 279 *** *** *** *** *** *** 270 96.7 91.8-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** 135 91.1 80.1-96.3
No 551 12 4.7 2.3- 9.4 17 3.1 1.5- 6.2 522 92.3 87.4-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 630 14 4.1 2.1- 8.0 20 3.7 2.0- 6.8 596 92.2 87.9-95.1

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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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