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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 796 49 7.9 5.7-10.8 31 5.1 3.1- 8.2 716 87.0 83.3-90.1
GENDER
Male 310 21 6.6 4.0-10.7 *** *** *** 278 88.8 83.6-92.4
Female 486 28 9.1 5.9-13.6 *** *** *** 438 85.4 79.6-89.8
RACE
White 706 44 8.2 5.9-11.4 24 4.1 2.4- 7.1 638 87.6 83.8-90.6
Other minorities 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 81 16 15.1 8.8-24.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 197 *** *** *** *** *** *** 172 87.1 80.1-92.0
55-64 168 *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 87.8 79.0-93.2
65-74 186 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** 220 90.9 84.0-95.0
Some Post-H.S. 210 19 12.3 7.7-19.1 *** *** *** 180 82.2 74.4-88.0
College Graduate 249 13 6.5 3.6-11.4 *** *** *** 230 91.5 86.0-95.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 264 *** *** *** *** *** *** 235 84.3 76.0-90.1
No 530 33 7.5 5.1-10.8 *** *** *** 480 88.4 84.0-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 688 41 7.9 5.6-11.1 30 5.7 3.4- 9.3 617 86.4 82.2-89.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 561 36 7.7 5.3-11.0 27 5.6 3.3- 9.4 498 86.8 82.4-90.2
No 235 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 88.1 79.8-93.2

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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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