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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace
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%)
North Carolina 3,360 124 4.4 3.5- 5.4 142 5.6 4.5- 6.8 3,094 90.1 88.6-91.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** 104 86.7 77.7-92.4
Gaston 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 202 *** *** *** *** *** *** 185 92.2 87.4-95.2
New Hanover 126 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 245 *** *** *** *** *** *** 228 91.8 86.8-95.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 953 33 4.0 2.6- 6.2 47 6.8 4.5-10.1 873 89.2 85.6-92.0
Piedmont 2,060 72 4.1 3.1- 5.3 78 5.2 4.0- 6.8 1,910 90.7 88.9-92.3
Western NC 347 19 6.3 3.7-10.7 17 4.4 2.4- 7.7 311 89.3 84.4-92.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 248 *** *** *** *** *** *** 220 89.4 83.6-93.4
Northwest 533 21 3.9 2.3- 6.5 27 6.2 4.1- 9.2 485 89.9 86.3-92.7
Charlotte 571 21 3.9 2.4- 6.2 18 3.9 2.2- 7.0 532 92.2 88.8-94.6
Greensboro 450 *** *** *** 23 8.8 5.3-14.2 418 88.5 83.0-92.4
Southern Regional 443 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** 193 89.5 82.1-94.0
Wake 576 21 5.1 3.1- 8.3 18 4.3 2.6- 7.0 537 90.6 86.9-93.3
Area L & Eastern 332 *** *** *** 18 5.6 3.1- 9.9 301 89.4 84.3-93.0

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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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