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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 2,845 242 9.7 8.5-11.2 2,603 90.3 88.8-91.5
-Eastern NC 810 78 9.9 7.7-12.6 732 90.1 87.4-92.3
GENDER
Male 385 58 15.1 11.4-19.7 327 84.9 80.3-88.6
Female 425 20 4.3 2.7- 6.9 405 95.7 93.1-97.3
RACE
White 535 43 9.3 6.7-12.7 492 90.7 87.3-93.3
African American 184 15 7.1 4.1-12.0 169 92.9 88.0-95.9
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** 63 77.8 66.0-86.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 741 56 8.1 6.0-10.7 685 91.9 89.3-94.0
AGE
18-34 185 20 10.4 6.5-16.3 165 89.6 83.7-93.5
35-54 355 32 8.9 6.2-12.8 323 91.1 87.2-93.8
55-64 198 18 10.7 6.4-17.2 180 89.3 82.8-93.6
65-74 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 221 28 12.2 8.2-17.9 193 87.8 82.1-91.8
Some Post-H.S. 257 19 6.7 4.1-10.9 238 93.3 89.1-95.9
College Graduate 263 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 113 23 19.5 12.6-28.8 90 80.5 71.2-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 352 17 4.1 2.4- 7.0 335 95.9 93.0-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 723 71 10.0 7.7-12.9 652 90.0 87.1-92.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 698 73 10.9 8.4-13.9 625 89.1 86.1-91.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 644 65 10.3 7.9-13.4 579 89.7 86.6-92.1
No 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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