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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 363 *** *** *** 32 11.6 7.7-16.9 316 83.3 77.3-88.0
Cumberland 404 *** *** *** 32 8.7 5.7-13.0 362 89.0 84.4-92.3
Durham 402 *** *** *** *** *** *** 379 92.3 87.3-95.5
Forsyth 386 *** *** *** 36 12.0 8.2-17.3 337 83.2 77.4-87.7
Gaston 335 *** *** *** 44 17.0 11.7-24.2 280 80.8 73.8-86.4
Guilford 465 *** *** *** 39 8.3 5.7-12.0 414 88.4 84.3-91.5
Mecklenburg 559 17 3.4 1.9- 5.9 53 11.2 8.1-15.1 489 85.5 81.2-88.9
New Hanover 365 *** *** *** 24 6.7 3.9-11.1 335 90.0 84.3-93.8
Union 352 *** *** *** 22 8.3 4.8-14.2 325 89.4 83.1-93.5
Wake 625 18 2.7 1.6- 4.4 45 7.4 5.3-10.2 562 89.9 86.9-92.4
NC REGIONS
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
Piedmont 5,722 167 3.3 2.7- 3.9 531 10.9 9.8-12.1 5,024 85.8 84.5-87.0
Western NC 1,470 53 3.6 2.6- 5.0 152 12.2 10.1-14.5 1,265 84.2 81.6-86.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,004 37 3.5 2.3- 5.3 105 12.0 9.6-14.9 862 84.5 81.3-87.2
Northwest 1,754 60 3.8 2.8- 5.0 172 11.5 9.7-13.6 1,522 84.8 82.5-86.8
Charlotte 1,705 48 3.2 2.2- 4.6 173 12.6 10.3-15.2 1,484 84.2 81.4-86.7
Greensboro 1,236 33 3.3 2.2- 4.9 124 12.2 9.7-15.1 1,079 84.6 81.5-87.2
Southern Regional 1,404 53 3.3 2.2- 5.0 137 10.5 8.3-13.2 1,214 86.2 83.3-88.7
Southeast 679 18 3.6 2.1- 6.3 61 10.6 7.8-14.4 600 85.8 81.6-89.1
Wake 1,503 42 2.8 1.9- 3.9 112 8.2 6.6-10.2 1,349 89.0 86.9-90.8
Area L 365 *** *** *** 36 13.2 9.0-19.0 316 82.5 76.5-87.2
Eastern 1,084 52 5.2 3.7- 7.2 119 12.4 10.1-15.1 913 82.4 79.4-85.1

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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.

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