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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did you smell tobacco smoke from someone else's cigarette,
cigar, or pipe drifting into your home from nearby apartments or from outside?

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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 6,313 362 6.1 5.4- 6.9 239 4.3 3.7- 5.0 5,712 89.6 88.6-90.5
-Western NC 914 41 4.6 3.3- 6.5 22 3.0 1.8- 4.8 851 92.4 90.0-94.2
GENDER
Male 389 21 5.4 3.4- 8.6 *** *** *** 357 91.0 87.1-93.9
Female 525 20 3.9 2.3- 6.5 *** *** *** 494 93.6 90.4-95.8
RACE
White 832 32 4.1 2.8- 6.1 18 2.8 1.6- 4.6 782 93.1 90.7-95.0
Other minorities 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 94 87.3 78.2-92.9
35-54 215 16 5.8 3.3- 9.8 *** *** *** 195 92.5 88.1-95.4
55-64 202 *** *** *** *** *** *** 188 93.2 88.3-96.2
65-74 227 *** *** *** *** *** *** 212 93.0 88.1-95.9
75+ 155 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 264 *** *** *** *** *** *** 241 91.1 86.4-94.3
Some Post-H.S. 245 16 6.0 3.4-10.3 *** *** *** 223 91.2 86.1-94.5
College Graduate 276 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 229 *** *** *** *** *** *** 215 91.7 85.6-95.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 293 *** *** *** *** *** *** 272 93.2 89.0-95.9
No 617 29 5.0 3.3- 7.4 *** *** *** 576 92.3 89.2-94.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 775 34 4.5 3.1- 6.6 18 2.9 1.7- 5.0 723 92.5 89.9-94.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 738 27 3.9 2.6- 6.0 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2 693 93.0 90.4-95.0
No 176 14 8.1 4.5-14.3 *** *** *** 158 89.2 82.3-93.6

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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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