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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 919 35 3.7 2.4- 5.7 79 9.8 7.5-12.6 805 86.5 83.4-89.1
GENDER
Male 391 *** *** *** 31 9.1 6.0-13.7 347 87.5 82.7-91.2
Female 528 22 4.1 2.3- 7.3 48 10.3 7.4-14.1 458 85.6 81.2-89.1
RACE
White 835 31 3.7 2.3- 5.7 68 9.4 7.1-12.3 736 86.9 83.7-89.6
Other minorities 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 218 *** *** *** 23 11.3 6.9-17.8 185 83.2 75.9-88.6
55-64 206 *** *** *** 25 12.6 8.4-18.4 172 83.2 76.8-88.1
65-74 224 *** *** *** 14 6.2 3.5-10.9 198 89.0 83.5-92.8
75+ 156 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 *** *** *** 15 13.4 7.5-22.9 104 79.4 68.7-87.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 267 *** *** *** 28 11.9 7.6-18.1 225 83.8 77.5-88.7
Some Post-H.S. 244 *** *** *** 21 8.9 5.5-14.0 213 88.0 82.6-91.9
College Graduate 276 *** *** *** 14 4.6 2.6- 8.1 258 94.3 90.6-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 *** *** *** 13 16.0 8.8-27.3 78 77.7 66.2-86.2
$15,000- 24,999 176 *** *** *** 25 16.1 10.0-24.9 141 80.0 71.2-86.6
$25,000- 34,999 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** 76 81.8 70.6-89.3
$35,000- 49,999 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 226 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 298 *** *** *** 36 13.2 9.1-18.9 247 81.1 74.4-86.3
No 617 20 2.9 1.8- 4.8 42 8.2 5.7-11.6 555 88.9 85.3-91.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 780 31 3.9 2.5- 6.1 72 10.6 8.1-13.8 677 85.5 82.0-88.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 742 29 4.2 2.6- 6.5 68 10.3 7.8-13.6 645 85.5 81.9-88.5
No 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** 160 91.5 85.6-95.2

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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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