2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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%)
North Carolina 1,711 146 9.6 7.9-11.5 1,565 90.4 88.5-92.1
-Eastern NC 593 65 13.5 10.1-17.7 528 86.5 82.3-89.9
GENDER
Male 285 49 21.4 15.6-28.6 236 78.6 71.4-84.4
Female 308 16 5.2 3.0- 9.0 292 94.8 91.0-97.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 360 34 11.3 7.8-16.0 326 88.7 84.0-92.2
Non-Hispanic Black 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 15 19.0 11.1-30.7 82 81.0 69.3-88.9
AGE
18-34 145 24 18.8 11.8-28.5 121 81.2 71.5-88.2
35-44 129 18 14.9 9.0-23.6 111 85.1 76.4-91.0
45-54 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 140 21 13.5 8.4-21.2 119 86.5 78.8-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 167 16 13.7 7.5-23.8 151 86.3 76.2-92.5
College Graduate 221 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 154 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 114 17 14.9 8.8-24.1 97 85.1 75.9-91.2
No 479 48 13.1 9.3-18.1 431 86.9 81.9-90.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 514 58 13.3 10.1-17.4 456 86.7 82.6-89.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 418 45 12.2 8.8-16.6 373 87.8 83.4-91.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 593 65 13.5 10.1-17.7 528 86.5 82.3-89.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 333 22 9.9 5.9-16.2 311 90.1 83.8-94.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 184 27 16.0 10.2-24.1 157 84.0 75.9-89.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 282 23 12.2 7.5-19.4 259 87.8 80.6-92.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 127 15 13.4 8.0-21.6 112 86.6 78.4-92.0

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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 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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