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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 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%)
TOTAL 6,313 362 6.1 5.4- 6.9 239 4.3 3.7- 5.0 5,712 89.6 88.6-90.5
GENDER
Male 2,628 158 6.4 5.3- 7.6 101 4.4 3.5- 5.6 2,369 89.2 87.6-90.6
Female 3,685 204 5.9 5.0- 6.9 138 4.1 3.4- 5.0 3,343 89.9 88.7-91.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,482 293 5.7 4.9- 6.5 188 4.0 3.4- 4.8 5,001 90.3 89.2-91.2
No 813 65 8.0 6.2-10.4 50 5.5 4.0- 7.6 698 86.4 83.6-88.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,873 99 5.7 4.5- 7.2 59 3.5 2.6- 4.8 1,715 90.8 89.0-92.3
Overweight 2,122 125 6.5 5.3- 8.0 78 4.2 3.3- 5.5 1,919 89.3 87.5-90.8
Obese 1,760 109 6.7 5.4- 8.3 82 5.2 4.0- 6.6 1,569 88.1 86.1-89.9
Current Smoker
Yes 1,039 61 5.4 4.0- 7.2 103 10.0 8.0-12.4 875 84.6 81.8-87.1
No 5,239 299 6.3 5.5- 7.2 134 2.9 2.4- 3.6 4,806 90.8 89.7-91.7
History of CVD**
Yes 868 44 4.6 3.3- 6.5 50 7.0 5.1- 9.5 774 88.4 85.5-90.8
No 5,378 313 6.3 5.5- 7.2 188 4.0 3.4- 4.7 4,877 89.7 88.6-90.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 609 44 7.3 5.2-10.2 42 7.0 4.9- 9.8 523 85.7 82.0-88.7
No 5,538 308 5.9 5.2- 6.7 184 3.7 3.1- 4.4 5,046 90.4 89.4-91.3
Heavy Drinker
Yes 285 23 8.1 5.0-12.8 20 7.6 4.5-12.4 242 84.3 78.4-88.8
No 5,865 329 6.0 5.3- 6.8 207 3.9 3.3- 4.6 5,329 90.1 89.1-91.0
COPD
Yes 576 44 8.7 6.0-12.4 40 7.5 5.2-10.7 492 83.9 79.5-87.4
No 5,703 316 5.9 5.2- 6.7 198 4.0 3.4- 4.7 5,189 90.1 89.0-91.0
Current Asthma
Yes 477 23 5.2 3.1- 8.7 34 7.8 5.3-11.4 420 87.0 82.6-90.4
No 5,799 336 6.2 5.5- 7.0 202 4.0 3.4- 4.7 5,261 89.8 88.8-90.8
Diabetes
Yes 879 47 4.8 3.5- 6.7 43 6.6 4.6- 9.4 789 88.6 85.5-91.0
No 5,419 315 6.3 5.5- 7.2 195 4.0 3.4- 4.7 4,909 89.7 88.6-90.7
Disability
Yes 1,787 108 6.1 4.9- 7.5 94 6.0 4.8- 7.6 1,585 87.9 85.9-89.6
No 4,484 251 6.1 5.3- 7.1 141 3.7 3.0- 4.5 4,092 90.2 89.0-91.2
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,166 124 6.3 5.1- 7.8 102 5.5 4.4- 6.9 1,940 88.2 86.3-89.8
No 4,143 238 6.1 5.2- 7.0 137 3.8 3.1- 4.6 3,768 90.1 88.9-91.2

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**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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