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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,313 362 6.1 5.4- 6.9 239 4.3 3.7- 5.0 5,712 89.6 88.6-90.5
-Eastern NC 1,969 113 6.2 4.9- 7.7 81 4.3 3.3- 5.6 1,775 89.5 87.7-91.1
GENDER
Male 794 47 6.5 4.7- 9.0 40 5.3 3.7- 7.5 707 88.2 85.1-90.6
Female 1,175 66 5.9 4.4- 7.8 41 3.5 2.4- 5.0 1,068 90.7 88.4-92.5
RACE
White 1,277 61 5.0 3.7- 6.8 43 3.6 2.5- 5.0 1,173 91.4 89.3-93.1
African American 500 41 8.5 5.9-12.2 22 5.2 3.2- 8.4 437 86.2 81.9-89.6
Other minorities 170 *** *** *** *** *** *** 145 85.8 78.3-91.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,850 106 6.1 4.8- 7.6 75 4.4 3.3- 5.7 1,669 89.6 87.7-91.2
AGE
18-34 301 23 7.8 4.9-12.1 *** *** *** 266 88.2 83.4-91.8
35-54 542 35 5.9 4.1- 8.4 25 4.3 2.7- 6.7 482 89.8 86.7-92.3
55-64 469 26 5.5 3.6- 8.2 31 6.9 4.7-10.1 412 87.6 83.8-90.7
65-74 381 22 5.6 3.6- 8.7 *** *** *** 349 90.8 86.7-93.7
75+ 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 18 9.0 5.3-15.0 16 6.6 3.8-11.2 213 84.3 77.8-89.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 601 39 6.2 4.3- 8.7 31 4.7 3.1- 7.0 531 89.2 86.0-91.7
Some Post-H.S. 573 29 5.2 3.4- 7.8 26 4.6 3.0- 7.1 518 90.2 86.9-92.8
College Graduate 542 26 5.2 3.4- 8.0 *** *** *** 508 93.6 90.6-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 20 10.8 6.5-17.6 23 11.8 7.4-18.5 195 77.3 69.5-83.6
$15,000- 24,999 326 25 6.8 4.2-10.7 20 6.7 4.0-10.9 281 86.5 81.4-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 219 *** *** *** *** *** *** 203 92.8 87.6-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 232 13 5.9 3.2-10.4 *** *** *** 211 91.3 86.3-94.6
$50,000+ 562 26 5.5 3.4- 8.7 *** *** *** 525 92.9 89.6-95.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 591 37 6.3 4.3- 9.0 34 6.3 4.2- 9.3 520 87.4 83.7-90.3
No 1,360 75 6.1 4.7- 8.0 45 3.6 2.5- 5.0 1,240 90.3 88.1-92.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 308 17 6.5 3.9-10.8 *** *** *** 282 90.7 86.3-93.9
Non-Veteran 1,659 96 6.1 4.8- 7.8 71 4.5 3.4- 6.0 1,492 89.4 87.3-91.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,611 92 6.4 5.0- 8.1 68 4.3 3.2- 5.6 1,451 89.3 87.3-91.1
No 358 21 4.9 3.0- 7.9 *** *** *** 324 90.5 86.3-93.5

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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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