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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,341 228 4.0 3.5- 4.7 507 8.9 8.1- 9.9 5,606 87.0 85.9-88.1
-Eastern NC 1,974 79 4.4 3.4- 5.7 174 10.1 8.5-12.0 1,721 85.4 83.3-87.3
GENDER
Male 797 32 4.8 3.1- 7.2 72 10.1 7.7-13.1 693 85.1 81.6-88.0
Female 1,177 47 4.1 3.0- 5.7 102 10.2 8.1-12.7 1,028 85.7 83.0-88.1
RACE
White 1,279 41 3.6 2.5- 5.2 100 9.4 7.5-11.9 1,138 87.0 84.3-89.3
African American 502 32 7.1 4.8-10.5 49 11.3 8.3-15.2 421 81.6 77.0-85.4
Other minorities 171 *** *** *** 23 11.5 7.1-18.0 142 86.1 79.3-90.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,856 76 4.6 3.5- 6.0 164 10.3 8.7-12.3 1,616 85.1 82.9-87.1
AGE
18-34 301 21 6.7 4.2-10.5 31 10.5 7.2-15.0 249 82.8 77.5-87.0
35-54 540 22 3.6 2.3- 5.7 51 9.7 7.1-13.0 467 86.7 83.1-89.7
55-64 473 19 3.7 2.3- 6.0 61 14.5 10.8-19.3 393 81.8 76.9-85.8
65-74 384 *** *** *** 26 10.0 6.6-14.8 345 85.8 79.9-90.1
75+ 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 251 17 7.9 4.5-13.6 34 15.6 10.7-22.2 200 76.5 69.1-82.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 601 28 4.6 3.0- 6.9 76 14.5 11.2-18.6 497 80.9 76.6-84.5
Some Post-H.S. 574 26 3.6 2.3- 5.5 38 7.0 5.0- 9.9 510 89.4 86.2-91.9
College Graduate 542 *** *** *** 26 4.1 2.6- 6.3 509 93.7 90.2-96.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 20 8.7 5.0-14.6 32 16.6 11.3-23.7 188 74.7 67.0-81.2
$15,000- 24,999 327 20 6.6 3.9-11.0 42 14.3 10.0-19.9 265 79.1 72.8-84.2
$25,000- 34,999 222 *** *** *** 20 11.8 7.0-19.2 194 84.4 76.9-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 232 *** *** *** 26 13.8 9.2-20.2 200 82.7 75.6-88.1
$50,000+ 560 *** *** *** 27 4.1 2.6- 6.5 524 94.1 91.4-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 593 31 5.1 3.3- 8.0 75 16.8 13.0-21.4 487 78.1 73.3-82.3
No 1,363 47 4.2 3.0- 5.8 96 7.8 6.2- 9.8 1,220 88.0 85.6-90.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 305 *** *** *** 21 6.5 4.1-10.3 279 92.0 88.0-94.7
Non-Veteran 1,667 74 4.9 3.8- 6.5 153 10.8 9.0-12.9 1,440 84.3 81.9-86.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,615 66 4.3 3.2- 5.7 145 10.1 8.3-12.2 1,404 85.6 83.3-87.7
No 359 *** *** *** 29 10.4 6.8-15.5 317 84.4 78.6-88.8

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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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