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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 347 36 10.7 7.2-15.6 311 89.3 84.4-92.8
GENDER
Male 153 23 16.3 10.3-24.7 130 83.7 75.3-89.7
Female 194 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 307 28 10.0 6.4-15.4 279 90.0 84.6-93.6
Other minorities 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 158 17 11.7 6.8-19.3 141 88.3 80.7-93.2
55-64 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 100 17 16.0 9.1-26.7 83 84.0 73.3-90.9
Some Post-H.S. 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 139 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 288 30 10.7 7.0-16.1 258 89.3 83.9-93.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 314 33 10.7 7.1-16.0 281 89.3 84.0-92.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 258 27 10.0 6.4-15.3 231 90.0 84.7-93.6
No 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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