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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 900 35 5.1 3.3- 7.8 97 13.5 10.4-17.3 768 81.4 77.3-84.9
GENDER
Male 363 *** *** *** 51 15.4 11.0-21.2 296 79.5 73.2-84.7
Female 537 19 5.2 2.9- 9.1 46 11.6 7.8-17.0 472 83.2 77.4-87.8
RACE
White 799 30 5.0 3.2- 7.9 88 14.1 10.8-18.3 681 80.8 76.4-84.6
Other minorities 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** 77 82.8 71.7-90.1
35-54 238 *** *** *** 40 21.0 14.5-29.4 184 72.8 64.2-79.9
55-64 196 *** *** *** 25 11.6 7.2-18.2 165 83.2 74.7-89.3
65-74 203 *** *** *** 16 7.3 4.2-12.6 179 87.3 78.8-92.7
75+ 164 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 277 *** *** *** 37 12.9 8.4-19.1 233 84.6 78.1-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 235 14 9.7 5.4-16.8 22 9.5 5.6-15.5 199 80.8 73.1-86.8
College Graduate 267 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 178 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 219 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 322 *** *** *** 55 23.4 16.8-31.6 249 69.2 60.9-76.4
No 576 *** *** *** 41 8.9 5.9-13.0 518 87.0 82.3-90.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 775 28 4.8 3.0- 7.7 84 13.9 10.6-18.0 663 81.3 76.9-85.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 641 27 5.8 3.7- 9.1 75 13.9 10.4-18.3 539 80.3 75.5-84.4
No 259 *** *** *** 22 11.9 6.7-20.3 229 85.7 77.4-91.3

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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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