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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 309 28 9.6 6.5-14.1 281 90.4 85.9-93.5
Region 3 277 24 7.9 5.1-11.8 253 92.1 88.2-94.9
Region 4 593 41 10.2 7.2-14.2 552 89.8 85.8-92.8
Region 5 437 42 11.5 8.4-15.8 395 88.5 84.2-91.6
Region 6 191 15 7.2 4.2-12.3 176 92.8 87.7-95.8
Region 7 467 39 10.0 7.1-13.8 428 90.0 86.2-92.9
Region 8 309 25 8.0 5.3-11.9 284 92.0 88.1-94.7
Region 9 & 10 262 28 10.7 7.0-15.9 234 89.3 84.1-93.0
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 810 78 9.9 7.7-12.6 732 90.1 87.4-92.3
Piedmont 1,668 128 9.7 8.0-11.6 1,540 90.3 88.4-92.0
Western NC 367 36 9.8 6.9-13.7 331 90.2 86.3-93.1
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 234 23 9.9 6.4-15.1 211 90.1 84.9-93.6
Northwest 472 43 10.3 7.4-14.0 429 89.7 86.0-92.6
Charlotte 468 26 8.3 5.3-12.8 442 91.7 87.2-94.7
Greensboro 347 33 11.4 7.9-16.2 314 88.6 83.8-92.1
Southern Regional 207 17 7.3 4.4-11.9 190 92.7 88.1-95.6
Southeast 213 16 7.6 4.5-12.5 197 92.4 87.5-95.5
Wake 504 40 9.6 6.9-13.2 464 90.4 86.8-93.1
Area L & Eastern 400 44 11.4 8.2-15.6 356 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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