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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 2,060 150 9.3 7.7-11.1 1,910 90.7 88.9-92.3
GENDER
Male 915 106 13.6 11.0-16.7 809 86.4 83.3-89.0
Female 1,145 44 4.4 3.1- 6.3 1,101 95.6 93.7-96.9
RACE
White 1,472 91 7.9 6.1-10.0 1,381 92.1 90.0-93.9
African American 391 28 9.1 6.0-13.4 363 90.9 86.6-94.0
Other minorities 178 30 19.2 13.1-27.1 148 80.8 72.9-86.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 184 33 19.4 13.8-26.7 151 80.6 73.3-86.2
Non-Hispanic 1,866 117 8.1 6.5-10.0 1,749 91.9 90.0-93.5
AGE
18-34 410 46 12.9 9.5-17.4 364 87.1 82.6-90.5
35-54 1,000 74 8.5 6.6-11.0 926 91.5 89.0-93.4
55-64 456 23 6.5 3.7-11.2 433 93.5 88.8-96.3
65-74 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 170 30 20.4 13.7-29.2 140 79.6 70.8-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 461 61 15.8 11.8-20.7 400 84.2 79.3-88.2
Some Post-H.S. 549 36 7.2 4.9-10.4 513 92.8 89.6-95.1
College Graduate 878 23 3.3 2.0- 5.2 855 96.7 94.8-98.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 15 18.9 11.0-30.3 83 81.1 69.7-89.0
$15,000- 24,999 275 36 14.6 10.3-20.3 239 85.4 79.7-89.7
$25,000- 34,999 180 24 18.8 11.6-29.0 156 81.2 71.0-88.4
$35,000- 49,999 273 20 9.2 5.1-16.0 253 90.8 84.0-94.9
$50,000+ 958 36 4.6 3.2- 6.7 922 95.4 93.3-96.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 229 24 11.3 7.1-17.5 205 88.7 82.5-92.9
No 1,821 126 9.1 7.4-11.1 1,695 90.9 88.9-92.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,897 136 9.3 7.7-11.3 1,761 90.7 88.7-92.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 715 47 9.4 6.6-13.1 668 90.6 86.9-93.4
No 1,345 103 9.2 7.4-11.5 1,242 90.8 88.5-92.6

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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