2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 & 7 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 6 & 7 760 44 4.6 3.0- 6.9 24 3.9 2.4- 6.5 692 91.5 88.4-93.8
GENDER
Male 347 21 4.3 2.1- 8.7 12 5.4 2.7-10.6 314 90.3 84.5-94.0
Female 413 23 4.8 3.0- 7.8 12 2.6 1.3- 5.0 378 92.6 89.2-94.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 427 19 3.4 2.0- 5.8 *** *** *** 401 94.5 91.5-96.5
Non-Hispanic Black 227 20 8.1 4.1-15.2 11 6.1 2.6-13.9 196 85.8 77.2-91.5
Other 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** 95 89.7 79.2-95.2
AGE
18-44 236 16 5.9 3.0-11.4 13 6.4 3.2-12.3 207 87.7 80.9-92.4
45-64 325 19 4.1 2.4- 7.0 *** *** *** 298 93.4 89.7-95.8
65+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 179 95.0 90.3-97.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 260 13 2.5 1.3- 5.0 12 5.6 2.6-11.7 235 91.9 86.0-95.4
Some College + 497 31 6.0 3.7- 9.7 11 2.6 1.4- 4.9 455 91.4 87.5-94.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 345 29 6.7 3.9-11.5 17 5.8 3.0-10.9 299 87.5 81.5-91.7
$50,000+ 276 11 3.7 1.8- 7.1 *** *** *** 262 94.3 89.9-96.8

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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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