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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,787 69 5.1 3.6- 7.1 165 11.5 9.3-14.1 1,553 83.4 80.4-86.0
GENDER
Male 684 20 5.1 2.9- 8.9 80 14.1 10.5-18.7 584 80.8 75.6-85.1
Female 1,103 49 5.1 3.5- 7.4 85 9.0 6.7-12.1 969 85.8 82.3-88.7
RACE
White 1,647 60 4.5 3.1- 6.5 149 11.9 9.5-14.8 1,438 83.6 80.5-86.4
Other minorities 128 *** *** *** 15 6.7 3.3-12.9 104 81.5 69.6-89.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,738 66 5.0 3.5- 7.1 162 11.8 9.5-14.6 1,510 83.2 80.0-85.9
AGE
18-34 141 *** *** *** 12 9.7 5.0-18.1 123 84.8 75.5-91.0
35-54 495 28 6.4 3.9-10.3 66 16.3 11.9-21.8 401 77.3 71.4-82.3
55-64 439 18 4.8 2.5- 8.9 47 11.2 8.0-15.5 374 84.0 78.9-88.0
65-74 397 *** *** *** 29 8.9 5.7-13.6 360 88.8 84.0-92.4
75+ 299 *** *** *** 11 4.3 2.1- 8.7 279 90.9 84.7-94.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 237 15 7.4 3.7-14.2 40 23.7 16.4-33.0 182 68.9 59.5-77.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 530 30 5.7 3.6- 8.9 53 11.7 7.8-17.0 447 82.6 77.1-87.1
Some Post-H.S. 478 19 6.0 3.2-11.0 50 10.3 7.0-15.0 409 83.7 77.9-88.3
College Graduate 540 *** *** *** 22 3.4 2.0- 5.6 513 95.5 92.4-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 254 27 12.5 7.2-20.6 42 17.3 11.4-25.4 185 70.3 60.7-78.3
$15,000- 24,999 347 12 5.0 2.4-10.3 47 17.8 12.3-25.2 288 77.2 69.4-83.4
$25,000- 34,999 222 *** *** *** 16 12.2 6.4-22.1 199 85.6 76.1-91.7
$35,000- 49,999 219 *** *** *** 16 6.5 3.8-10.9 200 90.8 83.7-95.0
$50,000+ 444 *** *** *** 26 7.2 3.7-13.3 410 89.9 83.2-94.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 656 33 5.1 3.3- 7.7 83 18.0 13.7-23.2 540 76.9 71.6-81.5
No 1,125 35 5.1 3.2- 8.0 82 8.5 6.1-11.7 1,008 86.4 82.6-89.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 259 *** *** *** 29 11.3 7.4-17.1 227 87.9 82.1-92.0
Non-Veteran 1,528 66 5.7 4.0- 8.0 136 11.5 9.1-14.5 1,326 82.8 79.4-85.7

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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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