2017 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 1,821 157 9.2 7.5-11.2 1,664 90.8 88.8-92.5
GENDER
Male 923 108 13.1 10.3-16.3 815 86.9 83.7-89.7
Female 898 49 4.8 3.3- 6.9 849 95.2 93.1-96.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,547 107 6.8 5.3- 8.6 1,440 93.2 91.4-94.7
No 271 50 21.9 15.9-29.4 221 78.1 70.6-84.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 457 40 9.2 6.2-13.5 417 90.8 86.5-93.8
Overweight 658 54 9.2 6.6-12.7 604 90.8 87.3-93.4
Obese 570 51 8.8 6.1-12.5 519 91.2 87.5-93.9
Current Smoker
Yes 277 56 21.2 15.5-28.3 221 78.8 71.7-84.5
No 1,539 100 6.6 5.1- 8.5 1,439 93.4 91.5-94.9
History of CVD**
Yes 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,724 144 9.0 7.3-11.1 1,580 91.0 88.9-92.7
Binge Drinker
Yes 287 39 14.2 9.5-20.8 248 85.8 79.2-90.5
No 1,455 105 7.8 6.2- 9.9 1,350 92.2 90.1-93.8
Heavy Drinker
Yes 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,614 123 8.1 6.5-10.2 1,491 91.9 89.8-93.5
COPD
Yes 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,744 144 9.1 7.4-11.1 1,600 90.9 88.9-92.6
Current Asthma
Yes 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,684 145 9.0 7.3-11.1 1,539 91.0 88.9-92.7
Diabetes
Yes 159 18 9.6 5.5-16.2 141 90.4 83.8-94.5
No 1,660 139 9.2 7.4-11.3 1,521 90.8 88.7-92.6
Functional Disability
Yes 313 40 14.7 10.0-21.0 273 85.3 79.0-90.0
No 1,502 116 8.0 6.3-10.1 1,386 92.0 89.9-93.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 328 29 6.7 4.2-10.6 299 93.3 89.4-95.8
No 1,493 128 9.7 7.8-12.0 1,365 90.3 88.0-92.2

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*Asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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.

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