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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

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%)
North Carolina 2,845 242 9.7 8.5-11.2 2,603 90.3 88.8-91.5
-Piedmont NC 1,668 128 9.7 8.0-11.6 1,540 90.3 88.4-92.0
GENDER
Male 833 99 14.2 11.5-17.4 734 85.8 82.6-88.5
Female 835 29 4.2 2.8- 6.2 806 95.8 93.8-97.2
RACE
White 1,124 74 8.7 6.7-11.1 1,050 91.3 88.9-93.3
African American 353 28 10.3 7.0-15.0 325 89.7 85.0-93.0
Other minorities 161 22 14.7 9.5-22.1 139 85.3 77.9-90.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 172 42 28.7 21.5-37.2 130 71.3 62.8-78.5
Non-Hispanic 1,480 86 7.8 6.1- 9.8 1,394 92.2 90.2-93.9
AGE
18-34 364 46 13.7 10.1-18.4 318 86.3 81.6-89.9
35-54 759 62 9.2 7.1-11.9 697 90.8 88.1-92.9
55-64 374 15 4.3 2.5- 7.3 359 95.7 92.7-97.5
65-74 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 134 33 26.2 18.6-35.6 101 73.8 64.4-81.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 34 10.0 6.9-14.2 317 90.0 85.8-93.1
Some Post-H.S. 416 35 10.5 7.3-15.0 381 89.5 85.0-92.7
College Graduate 763 26 3.8 2.5- 5.7 737 96.2 94.3-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 213 35 17.8 12.6-24.5 178 82.2 75.5-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 151 24 19.2 12.9-27.7 127 80.8 72.3-87.1
$35,000- 49,999 203 14 9.5 5.4-16.1 189 90.5 83.9-94.6
$50,000+ 776 33 5.6 3.7- 8.4 743 94.4 91.6-96.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,479 117 9.9 8.1-12.0 1,362 90.1 88.0-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 14 8.6 4.8-14.9 152 91.4 85.1-95.2
Non-Veteran 1,502 114 9.8 8.0-11.9 1,388 90.2 88.1-92.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 461 42 10.6 7.7-14.5 419 89.4 85.5-92.3
No 1,207 86 9.3 7.3-11.7 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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