2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 3,588 158 4.7 3.9- 5.6 112 3.3 2.6- 4.1 3,318 92.1 90.9-93.1
-Eastern NC 1,328 55 4.8 3.5- 6.5 45 3.7 2.5- 5.3 1,228 91.5 89.3-93.3
GENDER
Male 589 23 4.5 2.8- 7.3 21 3.9 2.2- 6.6 545 91.6 88.2-94.2
Female 739 32 5.1 3.4- 7.5 24 3.5 2.1- 5.8 683 91.4 88.4-93.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 804 27 4.0 2.6- 6.2 22 3.3 2.0- 5.4 755 92.7 90.0-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 334 18 6.7 4.0-11.2 *** *** *** 299 88.0 82.5-91.9
Other 190 *** *** *** *** *** *** 174 94.1 90.0-96.6
AGE
18-34 206 16 7.6 4.4-12.9 *** *** *** 180 86.6 80.2-91.2
35-44 175 *** *** *** *** *** *** 157 91.4 85.5-95.1
45-54 242 *** *** *** *** *** *** 223 93.1 88.2-96.0
55-64 251 *** *** *** *** *** *** 231 91.0 85.0-94.8
65-74 266 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 *** *** *** *** *** *** 321 90.9 86.2-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 409 21 5.8 3.7- 9.2 *** *** *** 378 91.6 87.8-94.3
College Graduate 394 *** *** *** *** *** *** 372 93.1 88.1-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 86.9 77.3-92.9
$15,000- 24,999 230 *** *** *** *** *** *** 209 89.2 83.0-93.3
$25,000- 34,999 127 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 499 22 4.7 2.9- 7.4 23 5.4 3.1- 9.1 454 89.9 85.8-92.9
No 827 33 4.9 3.3- 7.3 21 2.6 1.5- 4.4 773 92.5 89.8-94.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 239 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,088 48 5.0 3.6- 7.0 41 4.0 2.7- 5.9 999 91.0 88.5-93.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 268 *** *** *** *** *** *** 249 91.8 86.7-95.1
Rural 977 39 4.9 3.3- 7.1 36 3.6 2.3- 5.5 902 91.5 88.9-93.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 620 28 4.9 3.2- 7.6 19 3.7 2.1- 6.3 573 91.4 88.1-93.8
Unemployed 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 410 *** *** *** *** *** *** 395 96.1 93.1-97.8
Unable to Work 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 90.2 82.9-94.6
101% to 150% 212 *** *** *** *** *** *** 196 91.5 85.1-95.3
151% to 200% 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 592 20 4.4 2.6- 7.4 *** *** *** 558 92.8 89.3-95.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 457 22 5.8 3.5- 9.6 22 3.9 2.2- 6.8 413 90.3 86.0-93.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 622 19 3.2 1.9- 5.2 19 3.9 2.3- 6.6 584 92.9 89.9-95.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 249 14 7.3 4.1-12.8 *** *** *** 231 90.0 83.7-94.1

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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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