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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,734 356 3.6 3.1- 4.0 1,039 11.2 10.4-12.1 9,339 85.2 84.3-86.1
-Eastern NC 3,542 136 4.0 3.2- 5.0 356 11.6 10.2-13.2 3,050 84.4 82.6-85.9
GENDER
Male 1,326 60 5.0 3.7- 6.8 134 11.3 9.3-13.7 1,132 83.7 80.9-86.1
Female 2,216 76 3.2 2.3- 4.3 222 11.9 10.0-14.0 1,918 85.0 82.7-87.0
RACE
White 2,240 62 2.9 2.1- 4.0 220 11.8 10.1-13.7 1,958 85.3 83.2-87.2
African American 776 44 6.6 4.6- 9.3 83 12.2 9.4-15.8 649 81.2 77.2-84.6
Other minorities 498 *** *** *** 51 8.8 5.7-13.6 420 86.4 80.9-90.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 180 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,353 127 4.0 3.2- 5.0 348 12.2 10.7-13.9 2,878 83.8 82.0-85.5
AGE
18-34 532 20 4.6 2.8- 7.4 61 12.2 9.2-16.0 451 83.2 79.0-86.7
35-54 1,057 36 3.9 2.7- 5.6 133 12.9 10.6-15.7 888 83.2 80.1-85.8
55-64 775 36 3.9 2.7- 5.8 93 13.0 10.1-16.7 646 83.0 79.2-86.2
65-74 676 26 4.0 2.4- 6.4 47 8.6 6.1-12.1 603 87.4 83.6-90.4
75+ 465 *** *** *** 21 5.4 3.2- 9.0 428 91.6 87.6-94.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 435 30 5.4 3.4- 8.7 64 20.6 15.6-26.6 341 74.0 67.8-79.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,064 55 5.6 4.0- 7.7 135 12.8 10.5-15.5 874 81.6 78.5-84.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,012 37 3.9 2.5- 5.8 110 11.3 9.0-14.0 865 84.9 81.8-87.5
College Graduate 1,019 *** *** *** 46 3.7 2.6- 5.3 959 95.1 93.3-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 448 32 7.7 4.7-12.2 80 25.0 19.5-31.5 336 67.3 60.6-73.3
$15,000- 24,999 615 44 7.3 4.9-10.6 86 14.3 11.1-18.2 485 78.4 73.8-82.4
$25,000- 34,999 412 *** *** *** 42 10.6 7.3-15.1 354 85.5 80.5-89.3
$35,000- 49,999 456 *** *** *** 38 9.7 6.6-14.1 411 88.5 84.0-91.9
$50,000+ 1,013 *** *** *** 52 5.3 3.8- 7.3 947 93.0 90.7-94.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,048 57 5.4 3.9- 7.5 149 17.5 14.4-21.2 842 77.0 73.2-80.5
No 2,475 79 3.6 2.7- 4.8 204 9.7 8.2-11.4 2,192 86.7 84.7-88.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 525 *** *** *** 42 9.2 6.3-13.3 467 88.2 84.0-91.4
Non-Veteran 3,017 120 4.3 3.4- 5.4 314 12.0 10.5-13.7 2,583 83.7 81.8-85.4

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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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