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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,106 322 6.0 5.2- 6.9 212 4.1 3.3- 5.0 5,572 89.9 88.7-91.0
No 920 80 9.2 7.0-11.9 76 10.4 8.0-13.5 764 80.4 76.7-83.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,068 105 6.7 5.2- 8.5 83 6.0 4.4- 8.2 1,880 87.3 84.8-89.5
Overweight 2,374 115 5.2 4.2- 6.6 85 3.5 2.7- 4.6 2,174 91.2 89.6-92.6
Obese 2,060 150 7.5 6.1- 9.1 97 6.2 4.7- 8.2 1,813 86.3 84.0-88.3
Current Smoker
No 6,175 344 6.4 5.6- 7.3 173 3.7 3.0- 4.7 5,658 89.9 88.7-91.0
Yes 843 55 7.2 5.1-10.1 115 14.0 11.2-17.4 673 78.8 74.8-82.3
History of CVD**
Yes 931 43 6.3 4.3- 9.1 44 6.3 4.2- 9.3 844 87.4 83.7-90.3
No 6,041 358 6.6 5.8- 7.5 238 5.0 4.2- 6.0 5,445 88.4 87.1-89.5
Binge Drinker
No 6,315 338 6.0 5.2- 6.8 229 4.6 3.8- 5.6 5,748 89.4 88.2-90.5
Yes 549 55 11.1 8.2-15.0 45 9.0 6.4-12.5 449 79.9 75.3-83.8
Heavy Drinker
No 6,600 373 6.4 5.6- 7.3 259 4.9 4.1- 5.8 5,968 88.7 87.5-89.8
Yes 252 19 9.0 5.5-14.3 *** *** *** 220 82.5 75.0-88.2
COPD
Yes 609 35 6.1 3.8- 9.7 52 10.2 7.1-14.5 522 83.6 78.7-87.6
No 6,404 366 6.6 5.8- 7.5 234 4.8 4.0- 5.7 5,804 88.6 87.4-89.8
Current Asthma
Yes 574 53 12.3 8.6-17.1 43 9.5 6.3-13.9 478 78.3 72.7-83.0
No 6,437 348 6.0 5.3- 6.9 240 4.7 3.9- 5.6 5,849 89.3 88.1-90.4
Diabetes
Yes 1,078 50 5.1 3.6- 7.1 44 3.7 2.4- 5.8 984 91.2 88.6-93.3
No 5,963 352 6.7 5.9- 7.7 244 5.4 4.5- 6.4 5,367 87.9 86.6-89.1
Disability
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

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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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