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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-7 days No days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,360 266 9.9 8.6-11.4 3,094 90.1 88.6-91.4
GENDER
Male 1,473 186 14.6 12.4-17.2 1,287 85.4 82.8-87.6
Female 1,887 80 4.7 3.6- 6.1 1,807 95.3 93.9-96.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,248 143 7.7 6.3- 9.5 2,105 92.3 90.5-93.7
Non-Hispanic Black 621 48 10.5 7.6-14.3 573 89.5 85.7-92.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 94 *** *** *** 89 90.8 77.2-96.7
Hispanic 257 53 23.8 18.0-30.6 204 76.2 69.4-82.0
AGE
18-34 642 81 14.5 11.4-18.3 561 85.5 81.7-88.6
35-44 744 64 10.5 7.9-13.7 680 89.5 86.3-92.1
45-54 855 59 7.8 5.7-10.6 796 92.2 89.4-94.3
55-64 782 48 6.2 4.2- 9.0 734 93.8 91.0-95.8
65-74 251 *** *** *** 241 95.7 90.5-98.1
75+ 57 *** *** *** 53 92.6 81.3-97.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 51 21.9 16.1-29.0 210 78.1 71.0-83.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 813 108 15.7 12.5-19.6 705 84.3 80.4-87.5
Some Post-H.S. 951 66 7.2 5.4- 9.5 885 92.8 90.5-94.6
College Graduate 1,332 41 3.7 2.6- 5.4 1,291 96.3 94.6-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 173 32 20.2 14.0-28.4 141 79.8 71.6-86.0
$15,000- 24,999 475 64 15.5 11.8-20.1 411 84.5 79.9-88.2
$25,000- 34,999 333 42 18.0 12.7-24.8 291 82.0 75.2-87.3
$35,000- 49,999 451 34 9.2 6.0-13.9 417 90.8 86.1-94.0
$50,000-74,999 511 28 4.5 2.8- 7.1 483 95.5 92.9-97.2
$75,000+ 985 31 4.0 2.5- 6.1 954 96.0 93.9-97.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 409 41 10.6 7.3-15.1 368 89.4 84.9-92.7
No 2,932 225 9.9 8.4-11.5 2,707 90.1 88.5-91.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 336 25 7.1 4.4-11.4 311 92.9 88.6-95.6
Non-Veteran 3,021 241 10.2 8.8-11.9 2,780 89.8 88.1-91.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,654 140 10.4 8.5-12.6 1,514 89.6 87.4-91.5
No 1,706 126 9.5 7.7-11.7 1,580 90.5 88.3-92.3

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*This question was asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

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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