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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke-Whites

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
-Whites 4,532 202 4.6 3.9- 5.4 163 4.2 3.5- 5.0 4,167 91.3 90.2-92.3
GENDER
Male 1,921 98 4.9 3.9- 6.2 61 3.7 2.7- 4.9 1,762 91.4 89.8-92.8
Female 2,611 104 4.2 3.4- 5.3 102 4.6 3.7- 5.8 2,405 91.2 89.7-92.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** 134 89.4 83.4-93.4
Non-Hispanic 4,371 192 4.5 3.8- 5.4 153 4.1 3.4- 4.9 4,026 91.3 90.2-92.3
AGE
18-34 558 32 5.5 3.7- 8.0 30 5.7 3.9- 8.2 496 88.9 85.6-91.4
35-44 503 23 3.5 2.3- 5.5 20 4.1 2.5- 6.5 460 92.4 89.6-94.5
45-54 672 37 5.4 3.8- 7.6 31 4.6 3.2- 6.6 604 90.0 87.3-92.2
55-64 1,001 45 4.3 3.1- 5.8 44 4.6 3.3- 6.3 912 91.1 89.0-92.9
65-74 1,009 45 4.7 3.3- 6.6 27 2.7 1.8- 4.1 937 92.6 90.4-94.3
75+ 743 20 3.1 1.9- 5.1 *** *** *** 713 95.6 93.5-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 458 17 4.6 2.7- 7.8 23 5.2 3.2- 8.2 418 90.3 86.4-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,201 57 4.4 3.2- 5.8 49 3.9 2.8- 5.3 1,095 91.8 89.8-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,228 64 5.3 4.0- 7.0 56 5.1 3.8- 6.9 1,108 89.6 87.3-91.5
College Graduate 1,636 64 3.9 2.9- 5.1 35 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,537 93.3 91.7-94.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 371 21 7.0 4.2-11.4 27 8.4 5.5-12.5 323 84.7 79.4-88.8
$15,000- 24,999 657 32 4.5 3.0- 6.7 34 5.9 4.1- 8.5 591 89.5 86.5-92.0
$25,000- 34,999 423 16 4.0 2.2- 7.1 23 6.1 3.9- 9.5 384 89.9 85.8-92.9
$35,000- 49,999 551 28 4.8 3.2- 7.2 *** *** *** 506 92.6 89.7-94.7
$50,000- 74,999 540 27 5.3 3.4- 8.1 15 4.7 2.7- 8.2 498 90.0 86.1-92.9
$75,000+ 1,068 33 2.9 1.9- 4.4 21 2.5 1.5- 4.0 1,014 94.6 92.6-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,332 65 5.0 3.8- 6.6 60 5.4 4.1- 7.0 1,207 89.7 87.5-91.5
No 3,178 137 4.4 3.6- 5.4 100 3.7 2.9- 4.6 2,941 91.9 90.6-93.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 670 37 5.8 4.0- 8.3 18 3.3 1.9- 5.7 615 90.9 87.8-93.3
Non-Veteran 3,860 165 4.4 3.6- 5.2 144 4.3 3.5- 5.1 3,551 91.4 90.2-92.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,535 104 3.9 3.1- 4.9 86 3.8 3.0- 4.9 2,345 92.2 90.8-93.4
No 1,997 98 5.3 4.2- 6.7 77 4.5 3.5- 5.8 1,822 90.2 88.4-91.7

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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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