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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 7,047 402 6.5 5.8- 7.4 288 5.2 4.4- 6.1 6,357 88.3 87.1-89.4
GENDER
Male 2,692 149 6.3 5.2- 7.7 105 4.8 3.7- 6.2 2,438 88.8 87.1-90.4
Female 4,355 253 6.7 5.7- 7.9 183 5.5 4.4- 6.7 3,919 87.8 86.2-89.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,791 256 6.1 5.2- 7.1 158 4.6 3.7- 5.7 4,377 89.3 87.9-90.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,299 84 8.1 6.2-10.5 82 7.5 5.6- 9.9 1,133 84.4 81.3-87.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 313 21 9.0 3.5-21.5 23 3.5 1.5- 8.3 269 87.4 75.7-93.9
Non-Hispanic Other 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 176 92.0 85.3-95.8
Hispanic 390 29 7.3 4.9-10.7 14 4.6 2.3- 9.1 347 88.1 83.3-91.6
AGE
18-34 905 85 9.4 7.4-11.8 60 7.8 5.7-10.5 760 82.9 79.5-85.8
35-44 920 62 6.2 4.6- 8.5 49 6.1 4.4- 8.5 809 87.6 84.7-90.1
45-54 1,142 74 6.4 4.9- 8.3 63 6.2 4.5- 8.5 1,005 87.4 84.7-89.7
55-64 1,457 92 6.4 4.9- 8.3 54 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,311 90.2 88.0-92.0
65-74 1,404 58 4.3 3.0- 6.0 44 2.1 1.3- 3.3 1,302 93.7 91.7-95.2
75+ 1,154 27 2.6 1.6- 4.3 17 1.8 0.9- 3.3 1,110 95.6 93.5-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 914 66 8.3 6.1-11.2 60 8.3 6.0-11.4 788 83.4 79.6-86.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,913 103 5.4 4.3- 6.9 108 7.2 5.5- 9.4 1,702 87.3 84.9-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,900 118 7.7 6.2- 9.6 80 4.7 3.4- 6.3 1,702 87.6 85.3-89.6
College Graduate 2,313 114 4.8 3.9- 6.0 40 1.8 1.2- 2.7 2,159 93.4 92.0-94.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 816 64 10.8 7.9-14.6 66 11.9 8.8-15.8 686 77.3 72.6-81.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,197 83 7.8 6.0-10.2 75 7.7 5.6-10.6 1,039 84.4 81.1-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 674 38 7.1 4.9-10.1 35 6.1 4.1- 9.1 601 86.8 83.0-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 809 51 6.4 4.5- 8.8 25 3.1 1.8- 5.1 733 90.6 87.7-92.9
$50,000-74,999 797 43 6.7 4.6- 9.6 16 2.8 1.5- 5.0 738 90.6 87.3-93.1
$75,000+ 1,380 53 4.0 2.8- 5.6 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8 1,306 93.8 91.8-95.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,999 133 7.1 5.6- 8.8 117 7.3 5.7- 9.3 1,749 85.6 83.2-87.7
No 5,008 266 6.4 5.5- 7.4 167 4.5 3.6- 5.5 4,575 89.2 87.8-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 908 36 4.8 3.2- 7.1 27 3.2 2.0- 4.9 845 92.0 89.4-94.1
Non-Veteran 6,136 365 6.7 5.9- 7.7 261 5.4 4.6- 6.5 5,510 87.8 86.5-89.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,645 205 6.7 5.6- 8.0 152 5.3 4.1- 6.6 3,288 88.1 86.3-89.6
No 3,402 197 6.3 5.3- 7.5 136 5.1 4.0- 6.4 3,069 88.6 87.0-90.0

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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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