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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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 7,778 243 3.2 2.7- 3.8 711 11.2 10.2-12.3 6,824 85.6 84.4-86.7
-Piedmont NC 4,547 134 2.9 2.3- 3.6 384 10.5 9.3-11.9 4,029 86.6 85.1-88.0
GENDER
Male 1,751 46 2.6 1.8- 3.7 153 10.2 8.4-12.4 1,552 87.2 84.9-89.2
Female 2,796 88 3.1 2.4- 4.1 231 10.8 9.2-12.7 2,477 86.1 84.0-87.9
RACE
White 3,333 79 2.4 1.7- 3.2 281 10.5 9.0-12.2 2,973 87.1 85.4-88.7
African American 863 48 5.3 3.7- 7.6 85 14.3 11.1-18.2 730 80.4 76.3-83.9
Other minorities 309 *** *** *** *** *** *** 287 95.2 92.1-97.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 285 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,241 127 2.9 2.3- 3.7 376 11.4 10.0-12.9 3,738 85.7 84.1-87.2
AGE
18-34 634 26 3.7 2.3- 5.7 74 13.2 10.3-16.9 534 83.1 79.2-86.4
35-54 1,412 41 2.5 1.7- 3.6 145 11.3 9.3-13.7 1,226 86.2 83.7-88.4
55-64 921 33 3.4 2.0- 5.6 95 9.9 7.7-12.6 793 86.7 83.6-89.3
65-74 842 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8 54 7.6 5.5-10.5 766 90.0 87.0-92.4
75+ 699 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 604 31 5.3 3.4- 8.3 77 17.8 13.7-22.8 496 76.9 71.7-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,216 45 3.9 2.8- 5.5 146 15.3 12.6-18.5 1,025 80.8 77.4-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,199 37 2.3 1.5- 3.5 108 9.5 7.4-12.0 1,054 88.3 85.5-90.5
College Graduate 1,525 21 1.0 0.6- 1.8 53 2.8 2.0- 4.1 1,451 96.1 94.8-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 508 34 7.8 5.0-12.2 93 25.8 20.5-31.9 381 66.4 60.1-72.1
$15,000- 24,999 774 37 4.7 3.1- 7.0 97 16.8 13.3-20.9 640 78.5 74.2-82.3
$25,000- 34,999 413 19 4.0 2.3- 6.7 41 11.2 7.3-16.7 353 84.8 79.2-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 521 *** *** *** 38 9.2 6.0-13.8 472 88.6 83.8-92.1
$50,000+ 1,433 *** *** *** 51 4.5 3.2- 6.3 1,372 95.0 93.2-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,247 58 4.4 3.2- 6.2 162 17.0 14.1-20.4 1,027 78.5 75.0-81.7
No 3,275 74 2.3 1.7- 3.1 221 8.8 7.4-10.4 2,980 88.9 87.2-90.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 518 *** *** *** 44 10.2 7.0-14.5 466 88.4 84.0-91.7
Non-Veteran 4,026 126 3.0 2.4- 3.8 340 10.6 9.3-12.1 3,560 86.4 84.8-87.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,686 48 3.2 2.2- 4.7 150 11.9 9.7-14.5 1,488 84.8 82.1-87.2
No 2,861 86 2.7 2.0- 3.6 234 10.0 8.5-11.7 2,541 87.3 85.5-89.0

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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.

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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