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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

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%)
North Carolina 2,845 119 5.0 4.0- 6.1 123 4.8 3.9- 5.8 2,603 90.3 88.8-91.5
-Piedmont NC 1,668 70 5.2 4.0- 6.8 58 4.4 3.4- 5.8 1,540 90.3 88.4-92.0
GENDER
Male 833 52 7.4 5.4-10.0 47 6.8 5.0- 9.2 734 85.8 82.6-88.5
Female 835 18 2.6 1.6- 4.4 *** *** *** 806 95.8 93.8-97.2
RACE
White 1,124 43 4.9 3.4- 7.0 31 3.7 2.6- 5.5 1,050 91.3 88.9-93.3
African American 353 15 5.6 3.2- 9.6 13 4.7 2.6- 8.3 325 89.7 85.0-93.0
Other minorities 161 *** *** *** *** *** *** 139 85.3 77.9-90.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 172 23 14.2 9.2-21.1 19 14.5 9.2-22.3 130 71.3 62.8-78.5
Non-Hispanic 1,480 47 4.4 3.1- 6.1 39 3.4 2.4- 4.8 1,394 92.2 90.2-93.9
AGE
18-34 364 29 9.0 5.9-13.3 17 4.8 2.9- 7.7 318 86.3 81.6-89.9
35-54 759 28 3.6 2.4- 5.3 34 5.6 3.9- 8.0 697 90.8 88.1-92.9
55-64 374 *** *** *** *** *** *** 359 95.7 92.7-97.5
65-74 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 14 9.0 5.2-15.2 19 17.3 11.0-26.1 101 73.8 64.4-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 16 4.7 2.7- 8.1 18 5.3 3.2- 8.7 317 90.0 85.8-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 416 22 7.1 4.4-11.3 *** *** *** 381 89.5 85.0-92.7
College Graduate 763 18 2.8 1.7- 4.6 *** *** *** 737 96.2 94.3-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 213 18 7.7 4.6-12.6 17 10.1 6.2-16.0 178 82.2 75.5-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 151 16 12.6 7.7-20.0 *** *** *** 127 80.8 72.3-87.1
$35,000- 49,999 203 *** *** *** *** *** *** 189 90.5 83.9-94.6
$50,000+ 776 *** *** *** 16 2.3 1.3- 4.0 743 94.4 91.6-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,479 66 5.6 4.2- 7.4 51 4.3 3.2- 5.7 1,362 90.1 88.0-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 91.4 85.1-95.2
Non-Veteran 1,502 64 5.3 4.0- 7.1 50 4.4 3.3- 6.0 1,388 90.2 88.1-92.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 461 21 5.1 3.2- 8.1 21 5.5 3.4- 8.7 419 89.4 85.5-92.3
No 1,207 49 5.3 3.8- 7.3 37 4.0 2.8- 5.7 1,121 90.7 88.3-92.7

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

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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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