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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 7,778 243 3.2 2.7- 3.8 711 11.2 10.2-12.3 6,824 85.6 84.4-86.7
GENDER
Male 2,988 87 3.2 2.4- 4.2 302 11.9 10.3-13.6 2,599 85.0 83.1-86.7
Female 4,790 156 3.2 2.6- 4.0 409 10.7 9.4-12.1 4,225 86.1 84.6-87.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,292 139 2.7 2.2- 3.4 487 11.7 10.4-13.0 4,666 85.6 84.2-87.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,447 72 5.2 3.8- 7.1 145 13.4 11.0-16.3 1,230 81.4 78.3-84.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 362 19 8.7 3.7-18.9 46 14.5 7.6-25.7 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 205 *** *** *** 16 7.5 4.1-13.4 187 92.4 86.5-95.8
Hispanic 404 *** *** *** 11 3.0 1.5- 6.1 383 94.1 90.6-96.4
AGE
18-34 1,028 40 3.3 2.3- 4.8 128 14.4 11.9-17.4 860 82.3 79.2-85.0
35-44 1,009 30 2.5 1.7- 3.9 101 11.6 9.2-14.4 878 85.9 82.9-88.4
45-54 1,315 53 4.2 3.0- 6.1 171 13.1 10.8-15.8 1,091 82.6 79.6-85.3
55-64 1,649 57 3.4 2.3- 5.0 176 10.9 9.1-13.1 1,416 85.6 83.2-87.8
65-74 1,513 41 2.9 1.9- 4.6 102 6.7 5.2- 8.4 1,370 90.4 88.2-92.2
75+ 1,195 19 1.5 0.8- 2.5 32 4.3 2.4- 7.6 1,144 94.2 91.0-96.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,059 54 5.0 3.4- 7.2 145 18.5 15.2-22.2 860 76.6 72.6-80.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,174 78 3.4 2.5- 4.4 265 15.1 12.9-17.5 1,831 81.6 79.1-83.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,117 75 3.7 2.7- 5.0 204 9.8 8.2-11.6 1,838 86.5 84.4-88.4
College Graduate 2,421 36 1.1 0.7- 1.7 97 3.7 2.7- 4.9 2,288 95.2 93.9-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 975 63 6.8 4.8- 9.4 153 22.5 18.7-26.8 759 70.8 66.3-74.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,386 63 4.5 3.2- 6.2 188 18.0 15.1-21.3 1,135 77.5 74.1-80.6
$25,000- 34,999 760 31 3.0 1.9- 4.6 82 12.5 9.5-16.4 647 84.5 80.6-87.8
$35,000- 49,999 896 22 2.8 1.8- 4.5 85 10.7 8.1-13.9 789 86.5 83.1-89.3
$50,000-74,999 833 *** *** *** 36 4.6 3.0- 6.9 790 93.8 91.0-95.8
$75,000+ 1,438 15 0.9 0.4- 1.7 52 4.5 3.2- 6.3 1,371 94.6 92.7-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,321 113 5.4 4.2- 7.0 320 17.8 15.6-20.4 1,888 76.8 74.1-79.3
No 5,414 128 2.5 2.0- 3.1 388 9.1 8.0-10.3 4,898 88.5 87.1-89.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,003 23 2.9 1.8- 4.9 90 9.6 7.4-12.4 890 87.4 84.3-90.0
Non-Veteran 6,772 220 3.2 2.7- 3.9 621 11.4 10.3-12.7 5,931 85.3 84.0-86.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,047 134 3.6 2.9- 4.5 387 11.9 10.5-13.5 3,526 84.5 82.7-86.1
No 3,731 109 2.8 2.1- 3.6 324 10.5 9.1-12.0 3,298 86.8 85.1-88.3

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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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