2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 413 32 7.5 4.7-11.6 381 92.5 88.4-95.3
GENDER
Male 210 19 10.3 5.9-17.5 191 89.7 82.5-94.1
Female 203 13 4.2 2.0- 8.8 190 95.8 91.2-98.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 223 13 5.0 2.6- 9.5 210 95.0 90.5-97.4
Non-Hispanic Black 118 13 8.8 3.9-18.4 105 91.2 81.6-96.1
Other 72 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 180 13 8.0 4.1-14.9 167 92.0 85.1-95.9
45-64 203 19 7.7 4.3-13.6 184 92.3 86.4-95.7
65+ 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 16 17.1 9.7-28.4 91 82.9 71.6-90.3
Some College + 305 16 3.0 1.6- 5.8 289 97.0 94.2-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 143 17 9.9 5.5-17.3 126 90.1 82.7-94.5
$50,000+ 216 *** *** *** 208 97.9 94.8-99.2

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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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