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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Whites

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%)
North Carolina 7,047 402 6.5 5.8- 7.4 288 5.2 4.4- 6.1 6,357 88.3 87.1-89.4
-Whites 4,953 268 6.2 5.3- 7.2 159 4.5 3.6- 5.5 4,526 89.3 88.0-90.6
GENDER
Male 1,908 98 6.0 4.8- 7.6 54 3.8 2.6- 5.4 1,756 90.2 88.1-91.9
Female 3,045 170 6.3 5.2- 7.7 105 5.0 3.9- 6.6 2,770 88.6 86.7-90.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 119 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,825 257 6.1 5.2- 7.1 158 4.6 3.7- 5.7 4,410 89.3 87.9-90.6
AGE
18-34 544 59 10.4 7.8-13.6 29 6.6 4.2-10.4 456 83.0 78.7-86.6
35-44 555 31 5.6 3.6- 8.7 22 5.9 3.6- 9.4 502 88.5 84.4-91.6
45-54 784 44 5.2 3.7- 7.4 38 5.6 3.8- 8.2 702 89.1 86.1-91.6
55-64 1,044 72 6.8 5.0- 9.0 29 2.7 1.7- 4.2 943 90.6 88.0-92.6
65-74 1,064 41 3.5 2.4- 5.0 28 2.2 1.3- 3.8 995 94.2 92.3-95.7
75+ 926 18 2.6 1.4- 4.5 *** *** *** 896 95.6 93.1-97.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 453 28 7.3 4.5-11.6 28 10.0 6.5-15.0 397 82.7 77.0-87.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,293 62 4.9 3.6- 6.6 56 5.6 3.8- 8.2 1,175 89.5 86.7-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,393 86 8.0 6.2-10.2 45 4.3 2.8- 6.4 1,262 87.8 85.0-90.1
College Graduate 1,810 92 4.8 3.8- 6.2 30 1.6 1.0- 2.7 1,688 93.5 92.0-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 431 32 10.6 6.6-16.6 29 11.1 7.1-17.1 370 78.3 71.3-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 692 40 6.7 4.5- 9.8 38 7.2 4.7-11.0 614 86.1 81.8-89.6
$25,000- 34,999 436 26 7.9 5.1-11.9 18 5.8 3.4- 9.9 392 86.3 81.3-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 609 39 6.6 4.5- 9.5 *** *** *** 555 91.0 87.7-93.5
$50,000- 74,999 623 37 7.8 5.3-11.3 *** *** *** 572 89.0 85.0-92.0
$75,000+ 1,162 45 4.1 2.8- 6.0 18 2.6 1.5- 4.5 1,099 93.4 91.0-95.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,412 93 6.8 5.2- 9.0 68 6.5 4.7- 8.8 1,251 86.7 83.8-89.1
No 3,515 173 6.0 5.0- 7.2 89 3.8 2.8- 5.0 3,253 90.2 88.6-91.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 700 26 4.6 2.9- 7.3 17 2.9 1.6- 4.9 657 92.5 89.5-94.7
Non-Veteran 4,252 242 6.4 5.5- 7.6 142 4.7 3.7- 5.9 3,868 88.9 87.3-90.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,502 138 6.6 5.3- 8.1 93 5.1 3.8- 6.7 2,271 88.3 86.3-90.1
No 2,451 130 5.8 4.6- 7.2 66 3.8 2.7- 5.3 2,255 90.4 88.6-92.0

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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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