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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-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
GENDER
Male 558 18 3.5 2.1- 5.8 60 11.1 8.3-14.7 480 85.4 81.5-88.7
Female 912 35 3.8 2.5- 5.6 92 13.1 10.4-16.5 785 83.1 79.6-86.2
RACE
White 1,210 37 3.0 2.1- 4.4 120 11.6 9.4-14.2 1,053 85.4 82.6-87.8
Other minorities 250 16 6.9 3.8-12.2 30 14.9 9.7-22.2 204 78.2 70.4-84.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,403 53 3.9 2.8- 5.3 147 12.5 10.3-15.0 1,203 83.7 81.0-86.0
AGE
18-34 200 *** *** *** 22 11.5 7.3-17.5 167 84.3 77.8-89.1
35-54 378 *** *** *** 53 15.9 11.9-20.9 313 80.7 75.4-85.0
55-64 332 18 4.7 2.7- 8.1 42 12.5 8.9-17.3 272 82.8 77.5-87.0
65-74 333 *** *** *** 27 8.9 5.7-13.7 298 88.8 83.8-92.4
75+ 220 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 *** *** *** 26 15.1 9.8-22.6 164 80.7 72.9-86.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 440 21 3.8 2.2- 6.5 66 16.5 12.5-21.6 353 79.7 74.3-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 376 13 4.3 2.4- 7.7 47 13.3 9.7-17.9 316 82.4 77.3-86.5
College Graduate 452 *** *** *** *** *** *** 430 96.3 93.9-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 211 19 9.5 5.6-15.7 38 19.1 12.8-27.4 154 71.4 62.6-78.9
$15,000- 24,999 279 *** *** *** 42 18.9 13.5-25.9 228 77.5 70.3-83.4
$25,000- 34,999 160 *** *** *** 19 13.2 8.1-20.8 132 82.3 74.2-88.3
$35,000- 49,999 163 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 403 *** *** *** 30 9.1 6.0-13.5 367 88.7 84.0-92.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 443 22 4.6 2.8- 7.3 76 19.7 15.2-25.3 345 75.7 70.0-80.6
No 1,018 30 3.3 2.1- 5.0 75 9.6 7.5-12.3 913 87.1 84.2-89.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 174 *** *** *** 16 10.3 5.8-17.6 153 87.2 79.6-92.2
Non-Veteran 1,296 48 3.8 2.7- 5.2 136 12.4 10.2-14.9 1,112 83.9 81.1-86.3

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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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