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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 2,845 119 5.0 4.0- 6.1 123 4.8 3.9- 5.8 2,603 90.3 88.8-91.5
GENDER
Male 1,402 86 7.1 5.5- 9.0 94 7.1 5.7- 8.9 1,222 85.8 83.4-87.9
Female 1,443 33 2.5 1.7- 3.7 29 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,381 95.5 94.1-96.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,433 78 4.1 3.2- 5.4 76 3.6 2.8- 4.6 2,279 92.3 90.7-93.5
No 407 41 9.6 6.8-13.2 47 11.2 8.3-14.9 319 79.2 74.6-83.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 831 33 5.2 3.4- 7.8 31 4.0 2.7- 6.0 767 90.8 87.8-93.1
Overweight 968 42 5.3 3.7- 7.4 43 4.9 3.5- 6.7 883 89.9 87.3-92.0
Obese 783 31 4.4 2.9- 6.5 31 4.6 3.1- 6.8 721 91.0 88.3-93.2
Current Smoker
Yes 445 26 5.8 3.8- 8.7 53 12.5 9.4-16.5 366 81.7 77.3-85.5
No 2,381 92 4.8 3.8- 6.1 68 3.1 2.3- 4.0 2,221 92.1 90.7-93.4
History of CVD**
Yes 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** 119 86.8 79.2-91.9
No 2,696 107 4.8 3.8- 5.9 116 4.8 3.9- 5.9 2,473 90.4 88.9-91.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 402 28 7.5 5.0-11.1 21 5.4 3.4- 8.5 353 87.1 82.8-90.4
No 2,365 86 4.3 3.3- 5.5 94 4.5 3.6- 5.6 2,185 91.2 89.7-92.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 163 *** *** *** 16 10.5 6.1-17.3 141 86.0 78.7-91.1
No 2,607 111 5.1 4.1- 6.3 101 4.3 3.5- 5.3 2,395 90.6 89.1-91.9
COPD
Yes 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 83 81.9 70.5-89.5
No 2,736 111 4.8 3.9- 5.9 114 4.6 3.8- 5.7 2,511 90.6 89.1-91.9
Current Asthma
Yes 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,695 114 4.9 4.0- 6.0 119 4.9 4.0- 5.9 2,462 90.2 88.8-91.5
Diabetes
Yes 210 *** *** *** *** *** *** 190 87.4 80.5-92.0
No 2,628 107 4.9 3.9- 6.1 113 4.6 3.8- 5.7 2,408 90.5 89.0-91.8
Disability
Yes 325 *** *** *** 18 6.9 4.1-11.3 298 89.9 85.0-93.3
No 2,510 110 5.2 4.2- 6.4 105 4.5 3.7- 5.6 2,295 90.3 88.7-91.6
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 479 19 5.3 3.2- 8.7 20 4.0 2.4- 6.4 440 90.7 87.0-93.5
No 2,362 99 4.9 3.9- 6.1 103 4.9 4.0- 6.1 2,160 90.2 88.6-91.6

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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