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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,705 99 5.0 3.8- 6.4 97 4.3 3.4- 5.5 2,509 90.7 89.0-92.1
GENDER
Male 1,240 82 8.1 6.1-10.6 66 6.2 4.7- 8.1 1,092 85.7 82.9-88.2
Female 1,465 *** *** *** 31 2.2 1.5- 3.4 1,417 96.4 94.9-97.5
RACE
White 1,969 57 3.7 2.7- 5.0 59 3.7 2.8- 5.0 1,853 92.6 90.9-94.0
African American 464 23 8.1 4.5-14.0 *** *** *** 431 88.8 82.9-92.8
Other minorities 250 17 7.7 4.4-13.0 27 10.3 6.5-15.9 206 82.1 75.3-87.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 228 24 13.0 8.4-19.6 25 12.3 7.8-18.8 179 74.7 67.0-81.1
Non-Hispanic 2,470 75 4.2 3.1- 5.6 71 3.5 2.7- 4.6 2,324 92.3 90.6-93.7
AGE
18-34 588 33 6.9 4.4-10.6 24 3.9 2.5- 5.9 531 89.2 85.4-92.2
35-54 1,316 47 4.6 3.3- 6.5 53 4.8 3.5- 6.6 1,216 90.6 88.2-92.5
55-64 571 *** *** *** *** *** *** 544 92.5 88.2-95.4
65-74 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 27 16.5 10.4-25.2 24 12.2 7.7-18.6 144 71.3 62.5-78.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 650 24 4.2 2.6- 6.8 34 6.4 4.3- 9.4 592 89.4 85.8-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 706 22 4.3 2.6- 7.1 29 3.8 2.5- 5.8 655 91.8 88.8-94.1
College Graduate 1,147 26 2.3 1.4- 3.8 *** *** *** 1,112 96.8 95.2-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** 100 82.3 70.6-90.0
$15,000- 24,999 331 *** *** *** 23 7.6 4.7-12.2 289 83.3 75.8-88.8
$25,000- 34,999 276 19 9.6 5.5-16.1 15 6.5 3.9-10.8 242 83.9 77.1-88.9
$35,000- 49,999 392 14 4.2 2.4- 7.3 19 6.7 3.7-11.9 359 89.1 83.8-92.8
$50,000+ 1,305 31 2.8 1.8- 4.3 22 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,252 95.4 93.7-96.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 305 *** *** *** 18 7.8 4.6-13.0 273 86.6 80.6-91.0
No 2,391 83 4.9 3.7- 6.4 78 3.9 3.0- 5.1 2,230 91.2 89.4-92.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** 236 91.4 86.3-94.7
Non-Veteran 2,447 88 5.1 3.8- 6.6 86 4.3 3.3- 5.5 2,273 90.6 88.8-92.2

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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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