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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did you smell tobacco smoke from someone else's cigarette,
cigar, or pipe drifting into your home from nearby apartments or from outside?

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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 7,047 402 6.5 5.8- 7.4 288 5.2 4.4- 6.1 6,357 88.3 87.1-89.4
-Eastern NC 2,107 113 6.1 4.7- 7.9 95 6.4 4.7- 8.7 1,899 87.5 84.8-89.7
GENDER
Male 784 38 5.3 3.5- 8.1 41 7.8 5.0-11.9 705 86.9 82.5-90.3
Female 1,323 75 6.8 4.9- 9.4 54 5.2 3.4- 7.8 1,194 88.0 84.7-90.7
RACE
White 1,212 63 5.3 3.9- 7.2 46 6.7 4.5- 9.9 1,103 87.9 84.7-90.6
African American 524 27 8.0 4.9-12.8 27 7.3 4.3-12.2 470 84.7 78.8-89.1
Other minorities 348 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,011 108 6.4 4.9- 8.3 94 6.8 5.0- 9.3 1,809 86.8 84.0-89.2
AGE
18-34 267 18 7.6 4.3-13.2 23 12.5 7.8-19.6 226 79.9 72.3-85.8
35-54 590 38 6.1 4.1- 9.0 35 7.2 4.6-10.9 517 86.7 82.5-90.0
55-64 474 27 5.5 3.5- 8.7 *** *** *** 431 92.3 88.9-94.8
65-74 437 *** *** *** *** *** *** 403 93.2 88.6-96.0
75+ 318 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 292 *** *** *** *** *** *** 255 84.0 75.8-89.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 36 6.1 4.0- 9.1 40 9.9 6.1-15.7 530 84.0 78.3-88.5
Some Post-H.S. 608 28 5.6 3.5- 8.9 24 5.4 3.0- 9.6 556 89.0 84.3-92.4
College Graduate 598 30 4.1 2.6- 6.3 *** *** *** 556 93.7 90.7-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 *** *** *** *** *** *** 257 87.2 79.4-92.3
$15,000- 24,999 376 24 7.1 4.2-11.7 *** *** *** 327 87.8 82.4-91.8
$25,000- 34,999 224 *** *** *** *** *** *** 200 84.7 76.6-90.4
$35,000- 49,999 237 *** *** *** *** *** *** 211 89.7 83.1-93.9
$50,000+ 592 30 4.3 2.7- 6.6 *** *** *** 550 91.6 87.6-94.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 653 42 6.0 3.9- 9.0 42 7.8 5.0-12.0 569 86.2 81.6-89.8
No 1,439 69 6.2 4.5- 8.4 53 6.0 4.0- 8.9 1,317 87.8 84.5-90.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 326 *** *** *** *** *** *** 304 93.9 89.7-96.4
Non-Veteran 1,781 101 6.5 5.0- 8.6 85 7.2 5.2- 9.9 1,595 86.3 83.2-88.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,557 91 6.6 4.9- 8.7 71 5.8 4.0- 8.2 1,395 87.6 84.7-90.0
No 550 22 4.1 2.3- 7.0 *** *** *** 504 86.7 79.7-91.5

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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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