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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 795 35 4.6 3.2- 6.7 21 3.1 1.9- 5.2 739 92.3 89.6-94.3
Region 3 622 43 6.7 4.8- 9.2 23 4.3 2.8- 6.7 556 89.0 85.9-91.5
Region 4 1,229 66 5.7 4.3- 7.5 46 4.2 3.1- 5.9 1,117 90.1 87.8-92.0
Region 5 926 55 6.2 4.5- 8.5 40 4.9 3.3- 7.2 831 88.9 85.9-91.3
Region 6 450 27 4.9 3.2- 7.6 17 4.5 2.7- 7.6 406 90.6 87.0-93.3
Region 7 901 60 7.9 5.9-10.5 36 4.5 3.1- 6.6 805 87.6 84.6-90.1
Region 8 773 44 6.0 4.3- 8.2 30 3.5 2.4- 5.3 699 90.5 87.8-92.6
Region 9 & 10 617 32 6.1 4.1- 9.1 26 4.7 3.0- 7.2 559 89.1 85.6-91.9
STATE REGIONS
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
Piedmont 3,430 208 6.5 5.5- 7.6 136 4.5 3.7- 5.5 3,086 89.0 87.6-90.2
Western NC 914 41 4.6 3.3- 6.5 22 3.0 1.8- 4.8 851 92.4 90.0-94.2
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 582 26 4.6 3.0- 7.0 16 3.6 2.0- 6.3 540 91.9 88.6-94.2
Northwest 1,065 61 6.1 4.6- 8.1 39 4.5 3.2- 6.3 965 89.4 86.9-91.4
Charlotte 999 58 5.8 4.3- 7.8 36 3.7 2.6- 5.4 905 90.4 88.0-92.4
Greensboro 754 45 6.0 4.2- 8.5 33 4.7 3.1- 7.0 676 89.3 86.2-91.8
Southern Regional 529 32 5.0 3.4- 7.4 23 4.0 2.5- 6.5 474 91.0 87.8-93.3
Southeast 531 28 5.7 3.8- 8.6 20 4.4 2.6- 7.2 483 89.9 86.3-92.6
Wake 927 58 7.6 5.7-10.1 34 4.4 2.9- 6.5 835 88.0 85.1-90.5
Area L & Eastern 926 54 6.4 4.7- 8.7 38 4.7 3.3- 6.8 834 88.9 86.1-91.2

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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.

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