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

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 3,770 175 4.5 3.7- 5.5 133 3.9 3.1- 4.9 3,462 91.6 90.3-92.7
Region 3 & 5 721 35 4.9 3.3- 7.2 23 3.7 2.3- 5.8 663 91.4 88.6-93.6
GENDER
Male 305 *** *** *** *** *** *** 287 93.9 90.0-96.3
Female 416 26 6.6 4.1-10.5 14 4.2 2.2- 7.7 376 89.2 84.6-92.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 502 15 3.2 1.9- 5.6 13 3.0 1.6- 5.7 474 93.7 90.6-95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** 118 86.9 77.1-92.9
Other 86 11 13.1 6.2-25.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 216 16 5.8 3.2-10.4 *** *** *** 191 89.6 83.9-93.5
45-64 280 13 5.8 3.2-10.5 *** *** *** 258 91.4 86.6-94.6
65+ 222 *** *** *** *** *** *** 211 94.2 88.3-97.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 241 *** *** *** 12 5.1 2.7- 9.3 220 91.6 86.6-94.8
Some College + 480 26 5.9 3.8- 9.1 11 2.8 1.3- 5.7 443 91.3 87.5-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 323 23 7.3 4.5-11.7 16 5.9 3.4-10.2 284 86.8 81.4-90.8
$50,000+ 290 *** *** *** *** *** *** 280 96.0 92.3-98.0

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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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