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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 3,360 266 9.9 8.6-11.4 3,094 90.1 88.6-91.4
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 120 16 13.3 7.6-22.3 104 86.7 77.7-92.4
Gaston 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 202 17 7.8 4.8-12.6 185 92.2 87.4-95.2
New Hanover 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 245 17 8.2 5.0-13.2 228 91.8 86.8-95.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 953 80 10.8 8.0-14.4 873 89.2 85.6-92.0
Piedmont 2,060 150 9.3 7.7-11.1 1,910 90.7 88.9-92.3
Western NC 347 36 10.7 7.2-15.6 311 89.3 84.4-92.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 248 28 10.6 6.6-16.4 220 89.4 83.6-93.4
Northwest 533 48 10.1 7.3-13.7 485 89.9 86.3-92.7
Charlotte 571 39 7.8 5.4-11.2 532 92.2 88.8-94.6
Greensboro 450 32 11.5 7.6-17.0 418 88.5 83.0-92.4
Southern Regional 443 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Southeast 207 14 10.5 6.0-17.9 193 89.5 82.1-94.0
Wake 576 39 9.4 6.7-13.1 537 90.6 86.9-93.3
Area L & Eastern 332 31 10.6 7.0-15.7 301 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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