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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,722 167 3.3 2.7- 3.9 531 10.9 9.8-12.1 5,024 85.8 84.5-87.0
GENDER
Male 2,253 74 3.7 2.9- 4.8 216 10.4 8.9-12.2 1,963 85.8 83.8-87.6
Female 3,469 93 2.9 2.2- 3.7 315 11.3 9.8-13.0 3,061 85.8 84.0-87.5
RACE
White 4,201 106 2.5 2.0- 3.2 378 10.7 9.4-12.1 3,717 86.8 85.3-88.2
African American 1,037 47 5.8 4.2- 8.0 120 14.1 11.5-17.3 870 80.1 76.6-83.2
Other minorities 438 13 3.3 1.8- 5.9 31 5.9 3.5- 9.9 394 90.8 86.5-93.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 368 13 4.1 2.3- 7.3 *** *** *** 347 93.5 89.7-95.9
Non-Hispanic 5,336 153 3.2 2.6- 3.9 522 11.6 10.4-12.9 4,661 85.2 83.8-86.5
AGE
18-34 947 48 5.0 3.7- 6.7 109 13.5 10.9-16.5 790 81.5 78.3-84.4
35-54 1,892 42 2.4 1.7- 3.6 216 11.5 9.7-13.5 1,634 86.1 84.0-88.0
55-64 1,120 34 3.0 2.0- 4.4 103 10.4 8.4-13.0 983 86.6 83.9-88.9
65-74 974 26 2.5 1.5- 4.2 76 8.2 6.1-10.8 872 89.3 86.4-91.6
75+ 736 *** *** *** 24 3.4 2.0- 5.8 696 94.1 91.3-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 695 41 6.0 4.2- 8.4 118 21.1 17.1-25.7 536 73.0 68.2-77.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,568 56 3.8 2.8- 5.2 183 12.6 10.6-15.0 1,329 83.5 81.0-85.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,542 48 3.4 2.4- 4.8 162 10.8 8.9-13.0 1,332 85.8 83.4-88.0
College Graduate 1,897 21 1.0 0.6- 1.6 66 3.2 2.3- 4.4 1,810 95.8 94.6-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 629 33 5.9 3.9- 8.7 130 24.1 19.9-29.0 466 70.0 64.9-74.6
$15,000- 24,999 947 43 4.7 3.3- 6.6 129 17.2 14.0-20.9 775 78.1 74.3-81.5
$25,000- 34,999 584 19 4.8 2.9- 7.9 68 11.6 8.9-15.0 497 83.6 79.5-87.0
$35,000- 49,999 704 22 3.4 1.9- 6.0 61 10.3 7.7-13.8 621 86.3 82.4-89.4
$50,000+ 1,896 *** *** *** 71 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,807 95.0 93.3-96.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,461 54 4.1 3.0- 5.6 203 17.0 14.2-20.1 1,204 78.9 75.7-81.8
No 4,237 110 3.0 2.4- 3.8 327 9.3 8.1-10.6 3,800 87.7 86.2-89.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 692 16 2.4 1.4- 4.3 50 6.7 4.8- 9.3 626 90.8 87.9-93.1
Non-Veteran 5,027 151 3.4 2.8- 4.1 481 11.4 10.2-12.7 4,395 85.2 83.8-86.5

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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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