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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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 6,341 228 4.0 3.5- 4.7 507 8.9 8.1- 9.9 5,606 87.0 85.9-88.1
-Piedmont NC 3,448 114 3.9 3.2- 4.9 254 8.1 7.1- 9.4 3,080 87.9 86.5-89.2
GENDER
Male 1,453 59 4.9 3.7- 6.6 106 7.7 6.1- 9.6 1,288 87.4 85.0-89.4
Female 1,995 55 3.0 2.2- 4.2 148 8.5 7.1-10.2 1,792 88.4 86.6-90.1
RACE
White 2,433 53 2.3 1.7- 3.1 181 8.4 7.1-10.0 2,199 89.3 87.6-90.7
African American 698 50 9.7 7.1-13.2 66 10.2 7.8-13.3 582 80.1 76.0-83.6
Other minorities 272 *** *** *** *** *** *** 257 95.4 92.1-97.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 269 *** *** *** *** *** *** 253 94.8 91.3-97.0
Non-Hispanic 3,155 105 4.0 3.2- 5.0 245 8.8 7.6-10.1 2,805 87.2 85.6-88.6
AGE
18-34 551 30 5.3 3.5- 7.9 39 7.8 5.6-10.8 482 86.9 83.3-89.8
35-54 1,049 32 3.5 2.4- 5.1 81 8.5 6.8-10.7 936 87.9 85.4-90.0
55-64 688 27 3.9 2.6- 6.0 74 10.9 8.6-13.8 587 85.1 81.9-87.9
65-74 636 19 3.5 2.1- 5.7 46 7.8 5.6-10.7 571 88.7 85.4-91.4
75+ 472 *** *** *** 13 3.6 2.0- 6.3 453 94.3 90.9-96.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 31 7.8 5.2-11.6 55 14.2 10.7-18.7 342 78.0 72.8-82.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 882 36 4.5 3.1- 6.6 93 12.4 9.8-15.5 753 83.1 79.7-86.0
Some Post-H.S. 879 31 4.1 2.8- 6.1 66 6.3 4.8- 8.3 782 89.5 87.0-91.6
College Graduate 1,245 16 1.0 0.6- 1.8 39 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,190 96.1 94.6-97.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 353 28 8.2 5.3-12.4 52 14.9 11.0-19.8 273 76.9 71.3-81.7
$15,000- 24,999 558 32 6.5 4.3- 9.6 62 11.0 8.3-14.3 464 82.6 78.5-86.0
$25,000- 34,999 315 18 7.4 4.5-12.0 32 10.9 7.5-15.6 265 81.7 76.0-86.2
$35,000- 49,999 375 *** *** *** 27 11.0 7.0-16.7 339 85.5 79.3-90.0
$50,000+ 1,153 *** *** *** 41 3.6 2.6- 5.1 1,099 95.0 93.3-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 911 40 4.5 3.1- 6.3 110 14.8 12.1-18.0 761 80.8 77.3-83.8
No 2,517 73 3.8 2.9- 4.9 141 6.2 5.1- 7.5 2,303 90.0 88.4-91.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 405 15 5.1 2.9- 8.9 27 5.8 3.8- 8.9 363 89.0 84.8-92.2
Non-Veteran 3,040 99 3.8 3.0- 4.8 227 8.4 7.3- 9.8 2,714 87.8 86.2-89.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,085 37 3.9 2.6- 5.9 101 10.7 8.6-13.3 947 85.4 82.4-87.9
No 2,363 77 3.9 3.1- 5.1 153 7.0 5.8- 8.4 2,133 89.1 87.4-90.5

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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.

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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