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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

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
-Piedmont NC 4,144 240 6.4 5.5- 7.5 162 4.6 3.8- 5.6 3,742 89.0 87.6-90.2
GENDER
Male 1,598 90 6.8 5.3- 8.6 53 3.5 2.6- 4.9 1,455 89.7 87.6-91.5
Female 2,546 150 6.1 4.9- 7.5 109 5.6 4.4- 7.1 2,287 88.4 86.4-90.0
RACE
White 3,035 161 6.0 4.8- 7.3 89 3.6 2.8- 4.8 2,785 90.4 88.8-91.8
African American 772 55 8.0 5.8-10.8 57 8.2 6.0-11.2 660 83.8 80.1-86.9
Other minorities 297 20 6.1 3.8- 9.8 *** *** *** 261 89.2 84.4-92.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 280 25 9.0 6.0-13.4 *** *** *** 245 87.0 81.7-91.0
Non-Hispanic 3,846 213 6.1 5.1- 7.3 151 4.7 3.8- 5.7 3,482 89.2 87.7-90.5
AGE
18-34 557 51 9.4 6.9-12.5 32 5.0 3.4- 7.5 474 85.6 82.0-88.6
35-54 1,275 86 6.3 4.9- 8.1 64 5.8 4.3- 7.8 1,125 87.9 85.4-90.0
55-64 815 53 5.8 4.1- 8.2 34 4.3 2.9- 6.5 728 89.9 86.9-92.2
65-74 781 34 3.8 2.5- 5.9 20 1.9 1.1- 3.3 727 94.3 91.9-95.9
75+ 679 *** *** *** *** *** *** 653 95.0 92.2-96.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 525 43 8.5 6.0-12.1 34 8.5 5.6-12.7 448 83.0 78.1-86.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,068 55 4.9 3.6- 6.8 61 6.6 4.9- 9.0 952 88.4 85.6-90.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,082 71 7.9 5.9-10.5 45 4.0 2.8- 5.7 966 88.0 85.2-90.4
College Graduate 1,466 71 4.8 3.6- 6.4 22 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,373 93.6 91.9-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 416 36 11.8 7.9-17.3 45 16.4 11.5-22.8 335 71.8 64.9-77.9
$15,000- 24,999 670 51 8.2 5.9-11.4 38 8.1 5.5-11.8 581 83.6 79.3-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 364 20 5.8 3.4- 9.6 *** *** *** 329 90.1 85.4-93.3
$35,000- 49,999 479 28 6.6 4.2-10.4 *** *** *** 441 90.7 86.6-93.7
$50,000+ 1,380 58 5.2 3.7- 7.1 24 1.9 1.2- 3.1 1,298 92.9 90.8-94.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,082 75 7.3 5.4- 9.7 62 7.5 5.4-10.2 945 85.3 82.0-88.1
No 3,039 164 6.2 5.2- 7.5 97 3.8 3.0- 4.8 2,778 90.0 88.4-91.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 474 16 4.7 2.6- 8.1 16 4.4 2.5- 7.5 442 91.0 86.8-93.9
Non-Veteran 3,667 223 6.5 5.5- 7.7 146 4.6 3.8- 5.7 3,298 88.8 87.3-90.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,527 78 6.1 4.5- 8.3 54 4.4 3.1- 6.2 1,395 89.4 86.9-91.6
No 2,617 162 6.5 5.4- 7.9 108 4.7 3.7- 5.9 2,347 88.8 87.1-90.3

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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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