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2013 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 No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,778 243 3.2 2.7- 3.8 711 11.2 10.2-12.3 6,824 85.6 84.4-86.7
-Eastern NC 2,331 74 3.1 2.2- 4.3 230 12.1 10.1-14.4 2,027 84.8 82.4-87.0
GENDER
Male 874 25 3.3 2.0- 5.6 98 14.2 10.9-18.2 751 82.5 78.2-86.1
Female 1,457 49 2.9 2.0- 4.1 132 10.2 8.2-12.7 1,276 86.9 84.3-89.2
RACE
White 1,337 38 2.6 1.7- 3.8 127 12.0 9.6-14.9 1,172 85.4 82.5-88.0
African American 577 *** *** *** 59 13.0 9.3-18.0 497 83.0 77.6-87.3
Other minorities 393 *** *** *** *** *** *** 336 85.2 75.6-91.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,227 72 3.2 2.3- 4.4 224 12.5 10.4-14.9 1,931 84.3 81.8-86.6
AGE
18-34 302 *** *** *** 44 18.1 12.9-24.8 249 79.7 72.9-85.2
35-54 674 28 4.2 2.6- 6.9 87 11.5 8.8-14.9 559 84.3 80.4-87.5
55-64 532 18 2.8 1.6- 4.9 56 12.4 9.0-16.9 458 84.8 80.2-88.5
65-74 468 *** *** *** 32 4.9 3.1- 7.7 425 92.4 88.8-94.9
75+ 332 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 335 *** *** *** 44 16.1 10.9-22.9 275 79.5 72.2-85.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 681 26 2.6 1.6- 4.2 82 15.9 11.7-21.2 573 81.6 76.2-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 683 24 3.9 2.3- 6.6 74 11.2 8.3-14.9 585 84.9 80.7-88.3
College Graduate 629 *** *** *** 30 4.5 2.7- 7.3 591 94.4 91.5-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 *** *** *** 35 16.0 10.3-24.0 275 79.1 70.9-85.4
$15,000- 24,999 434 18 3.4 1.9- 5.9 62 17.7 12.8-24.1 354 78.9 72.5-84.1
$25,000- 34,999 252 *** *** *** 32 16.4 10.8-24.2 212 82.0 74.1-87.8
$35,000- 49,999 271 *** *** *** 36 13.3 8.8-19.6 225 81.9 75.0-87.2
$50,000+ 619 *** *** *** 27 4.6 2.7- 7.6 586 94.6 91.5-96.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 752 37 6.1 3.9- 9.6 103 17.1 13.2-21.7 612 76.8 71.8-81.2
No 1,563 37 2.0 1.3- 3.2 126 10.3 8.1-13.0 1,400 87.7 84.9-90.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 360 *** *** *** 33 8.4 5.5-12.5 319 88.7 84.0-92.2
Non-Veteran 1,971 66 3.1 2.2- 4.5 197 12.8 10.6-15.5 1,708 84.1 81.3-86.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,720 59 3.0 2.1- 4.3 162 11.4 9.3-13.9 1,499 85.6 82.9-87.9
No 611 *** *** *** 68 15.2 10.7-21.2 528 81.2 74.9-86.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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