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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 367 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1 18 4.9 3.0- 7.9 331 90.2 86.3-93.1
GENDER
Male 184 *** *** *** 12 6.5 3.6-11.4 161 87.4 81.2-91.8
Female 183 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 327 *** *** *** 14 4.2 2.4- 7.3 299 91.2 87.1-94.1
Other minorities 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 153 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 89 86.7 76.9-92.7
65-74 37 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** 82 88.7 80.5-93.8
Some Post-H.S. 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 131 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 308 15 4.1 2.4- 7.0 12 3.9 2.2- 6.9 281 92.0 88.3-94.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 326 15 4.6 2.6- 8.2 15 4.7 2.8- 7.9 296 90.6 86.4-93.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 288 15 5.4 3.1- 9.3 14 4.7 2.7- 8.1 259 89.9 85.4-93.1
No 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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