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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 2,845 242 9.7 8.5-11.2 2,603 90.3 88.8-91.5
GENDER
Male 1,402 180 14.2 12.1-16.6 1,222 85.8 83.4-87.9
Female 1,443 62 4.5 3.4- 5.9 1,381 95.5 94.1-96.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,433 154 7.7 6.5- 9.3 2,279 92.3 90.7-93.5
No 407 88 20.8 16.8-25.4 319 79.2 74.6-83.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 831 64 9.2 6.9-12.2 767 90.8 87.8-93.1
Overweight 968 85 10.1 8.0-12.7 883 89.9 87.3-92.0
Obese 783 62 9.0 6.8-11.7 721 91.0 88.3-93.2
Current Smoker
Yes 445 79 18.3 14.5-22.7 366 81.7 77.3-85.5
No 2,381 160 7.9 6.6- 9.3 2,221 92.1 90.7-93.4
History of CVD**
Yes 136 17 13.2 8.1-20.8 119 86.8 79.2-91.9
No 2,696 223 9.6 8.3-11.1 2,473 90.4 88.9-91.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 402 49 12.9 9.6-17.2 353 87.1 82.8-90.4
No 2,365 180 8.8 7.5-10.3 2,185 91.2 89.7-92.5
Heavy Drinker
Yes 163 22 14.0 8.9-21.3 141 86.0 78.7-91.1
No 2,607 212 9.4 8.1-10.9 2,395 90.6 89.1-91.9
COPD
Yes 98 15 18.1 10.5-29.5 83 81.9 70.5-89.5
No 2,736 225 9.4 8.1-10.9 2,511 90.6 89.1-91.9
Current Asthma
Yes 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,695 233 9.8 8.5-11.2 2,462 90.2 88.8-91.5
Diabetes
Yes 210 20 12.6 8.0-19.5 190 87.4 80.5-92.0
No 2,628 220 9.5 8.2-11.0 2,408 90.5 89.0-91.8
Disability
Yes 325 27 10.1 6.7-15.0 298 89.9 85.0-93.3
No 2,510 215 9.7 8.4-11.3 2,295 90.3 88.7-91.6
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 479 39 9.3 6.5-13.0 440 90.7 87.0-93.5
No 2,362 202 9.8 8.4-11.4 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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