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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace
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 2,845 119 5.0 4.0- 6.1 123 4.8 3.9- 5.8 2,603 90.3 88.8-91.5
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 309 14 5.0 2.8- 8.9 14 4.6 2.6- 7.9 281 90.4 85.9-93.5
Region 3 277 16 5.4 3.2- 9.0 *** *** *** 253 92.1 88.2-94.9
Region 4 593 19 4.8 2.7- 8.3 22 5.4 3.4- 8.3 552 89.8 85.8-92.8
Region 5 437 25 7.1 4.6-10.8 17 4.5 2.6- 7.4 395 88.5 84.2-91.6
Region 6 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 176 92.8 87.7-95.8
Region 7 467 18 4.7 2.8- 7.7 21 5.3 3.3- 8.3 428 90.0 86.2-92.9
Region 8 309 *** *** *** 17 5.4 3.2- 8.9 284 92.0 88.1-94.7
Region 9 & 10 262 14 5.5 2.9-10.0 14 5.2 2.9- 9.1 234 89.3 84.1-93.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 810 31 4.4 2.9- 6.5 47 5.5 4.0- 7.5 732 90.1 87.4-92.3
Piedmont 1,668 70 5.2 4.0- 6.8 58 4.4 3.4- 5.8 1,540 90.3 88.4-92.0
Western NC 367 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1 18 4.9 3.0- 7.9 331 90.2 86.3-93.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 234 11 4.8 2.4- 9.3 12 5.1 2.8- 9.0 211 90.1 84.9-93.6
Northwest 472 23 4.6 3.0- 7.0 20 5.6 3.5- 9.1 429 89.7 86.0-92.6
Charlotte 468 14 5.1 2.7- 9.5 12 3.3 1.8- 5.9 442 91.7 87.2-94.7
Greensboro 347 21 7.4 4.6-11.7 12 4.0 2.2- 7.4 314 88.6 83.8-92.1
Southern Regional 207 *** *** *** 13 5.2 2.9- 9.2 190 92.7 88.1-95.6
Southeast 213 *** *** *** *** *** *** 197 92.4 87.5-95.5
Wake 504 19 4.5 2.7- 7.2 21 5.2 3.3- 8.0 464 90.4 86.8-93.1
Area L & Eastern 400 20 5.7 3.5- 9.3 24 5.7 3.6- 8.7 356 88.6 84.4-91.8

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*This question was asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

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