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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,812 163 4.5 3.7- 5.5 219 5.4 4.7- 6.4 4,430 90.0 88.8-91.2
-Eastern NC 1,517 58 4.2 3.1- 5.7 82 6.4 4.9- 8.2 1,377 89.4 87.2-91.3
GENDER
Male 670 35 5.9 4.0- 8.5 54 9.0 6.6-12.1 581 85.1 81.4-88.2
Female 847 23 2.1 1.3- 3.4 28 3.1 2.0- 5.0 796 94.7 92.7-96.2
RACE
White 948 26 2.8 1.8- 4.4 38 4.9 3.4- 7.1 884 92.3 89.8-94.2
African American 333 *** *** *** 24 9.7 6.2-14.7 295 85.5 79.8-89.8
Other minorities 227 17 10.6 5.8-18.4 *** *** *** 191 82.1 73.6-88.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 117 15 13.6 7.6-23.0 *** *** *** 90 76.8 66.6-84.6
Non-Hispanic 1,397 43 3.3 2.3- 4.7 70 6.0 4.5- 8.0 1,284 90.7 88.4-92.5
AGE
18-34 349 19 6.1 3.7- 9.8 22 7.2 4.4-11.5 308 86.7 81.8-90.5
35-54 692 29 3.6 2.3- 5.6 38 6.4 4.5- 9.2 625 89.9 86.8-92.4
55-64 341 *** *** *** 17 5.4 3.1- 9.4 319 93.0 88.8-95.7
65-74 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 21 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 *** *** *** 16 16.8 9.9-27.2 81 76.4 65.3-84.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 409 26 6.8 4.4-10.5 28 6.3 4.0- 9.9 355 86.8 82.3-90.4
Some Post-H.S. 453 18 3.4 1.9- 6.0 23 6.1 3.8- 9.6 412 90.5 86.6-93.3
College Graduate 549 *** *** *** *** *** *** 526 96.2 93.6-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 200 *** *** *** *** *** *** 170 84.0 76.0-89.7
$25,000- 34,999 199 *** *** *** *** *** *** 173 86.6 79.6-91.4
$35,000- 49,999 235 *** *** *** *** *** *** 215 92.7 87.6-95.8
$50,000+ 640 *** *** *** 21 4.3 2.6- 7.2 606 93.5 90.4-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 197 *** *** *** *** *** *** 172 83.8 75.3-89.8
No 1,314 46 3.7 2.6- 5.3 69 6.2 4.6- 8.1 1,199 90.1 87.8-92.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,310 55 4.6 3.3- 6.3 75 7.1 5.4- 9.3 1,180 88.3 85.8-90.5

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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 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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.

**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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