2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

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%)
North Carolina 1,821 157 9.2 7.5-11.2 1,664 90.8 88.8-92.5
Region 3 & 5 371 25 7.9 5.0-12.2 346 92.1 87.8-95.0
GENDER
Male 181 17 10.9 6.3-18.0 164 89.1 82.0-93.7
Female 190 *** *** *** 182 95.6 90.2-98.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 253 16 7.5 4.4-12.7 237 92.5 87.3-95.6
Non-Hispanic Black 66 *** *** *** 61 91.9 81.2-96.8
Other 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 161 13 10.5 5.7-18.5 148 89.5 81.5-94.3
45-64 179 *** *** *** 169 95.2 90.6-97.6
65+ 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 97 12 11.6 5.8-21.7 85 88.4 78.3-94.2
Some College + 274 13 6.3 3.4-11.3 261 93.7 88.7-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 142 16 13.0 7.5-21.6 126 87.0 78.4-92.5
$50,000+ 189 *** *** *** 180 94.6 88.6-97.6

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

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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