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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-African Americans

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
-African Americans 1,334 85 8.0 6.1-10.3 86 7.8 5.9-10.1 1,163 84.3 81.2-86.9
GENDER
Male 451 27 7.0 4.5-10.7 35 9.5 6.2-14.1 389 83.5 78.3-87.7
Female 883 58 8.8 6.3-12.1 51 6.3 4.5- 8.8 774 84.9 81.1-88.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,319 84 8.0 6.1-10.4 84 7.7 5.8-10.1 1,151 84.3 81.3-87.0
AGE
18-34 207 18 10.6 6.3-17.3 25 11.2 7.0-17.6 164 78.2 70.4-84.3
35-44 188 16 6.9 3.9-12.0 15 8.4 4.8-14.4 157 84.7 77.8-89.7
45-54 250 23 9.2 5.8-14.2 *** *** *** 208 82.4 75.3-87.8
55-64 286 *** *** *** 18 7.0 4.0-11.9 255 87.6 81.5-91.8
65-74 240 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 205 18 11.1 6.1-19.3 *** *** *** 169 79.9 70.5-86.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 426 28 6.9 4.5-10.5 38 11.9 7.9-17.4 360 81.2 75.4-85.9
Some Post-H.S. 364 25 8.2 5.1-12.8 22 6.0 3.6- 9.7 317 85.9 80.5-89.9
College Graduate 338 13 4.7 2.6- 8.3 *** *** *** 317 92.8 88.5-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 23 10.8 6.6-17.2 25 13.6 8.4-21.2 208 75.6 67.2-82.4
$15,000- 24,999 293 26 10.9 7.1-16.6 20 8.2 5.0-13.2 247 80.8 74.3-86.0
$25,000- 34,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** 140 85.4 77.0-91.0
$35,000- 49,999 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** 125 88.1 79.7-93.3
$50,000- 74,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 412 27 7.7 4.9-11.9 33 10.1 6.5-15.4 352 82.2 76.2-86.9
No 916 58 8.1 5.9-11.0 51 6.7 4.7- 9.5 807 85.2 81.5-88.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** 136 89.8 82.7-94.2
Non-Veteran 1,183 77 8.3 6.2-10.9 79 8.3 6.2-10.9 1,027 83.5 80.1-86.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 661 40 8.4 5.6-12.3 33 6.5 4.1-10.1 588 85.1 80.4-88.9
No 673 45 7.6 5.4-10.6 53 9.0 6.4-12.5 575 83.4 79.3-86.9

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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.

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