2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace
while you were there?*

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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%)
TOTAL 1,711 70 4.1 3.1- 5.4 76 5.5 4.2- 7.2 1,565 90.4 88.5-92.1
GENDER
Male 859 53 6.0 4.3- 8.2 57 8.5 6.3-11.5 749 85.5 82.1-88.3
Female 852 17 2.0 1.1- 3.4 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8 816 95.8 93.9-97.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,108 38 3.9 2.7- 5.7 38 4.2 2.9- 6.1 1,032 91.9 89.5-93.8
Non-Hispanic Black 313 *** *** *** 19 7.1 4.1-12.0 285 90.9 85.9-94.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** 64 94.2 82.2-98.3
Hispanic 172 20 10.2 6.3-16.1 17 15.2 9.0-24.4 135 74.6 65.6-82.0
AGE
18-34 431 24 4.4 2.9- 6.8 32 9.3 6.3-13.5 375 86.3 81.9-89.8
35-44 352 24 6.8 4.0-11.2 13 4.4 2.4- 7.8 315 88.9 83.9-92.4
45-54 423 *** *** *** 12 3.4 1.5- 7.3 405 94.7 90.6-97.1
55-64 341 *** *** *** 15 3.9 2.2- 6.9 317 94.0 90.7-96.2
65-74 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** 109 90.0 80.7-95.1
75+ 25 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 148 17 9.4 5.5-15.4 21 18.3 11.5-28.0 110 72.3 62.6-80.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 366 21 5.2 3.2- 8.3 21 4.9 3.0- 7.8 324 89.9 86.1-92.8
Some Post-H.S. 458 15 3.3 1.6- 6.5 26 6.2 3.9- 9.9 417 90.5 86.2-93.6
College Graduate 739 17 2.5 1.4- 4.2 *** *** *** 713 95.9 93.7-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 214 18 7.2 4.2-12.2 16 11.4 6.4-19.5 180 81.4 73.3-87.4
$25,000- 34,999 138 *** *** *** 15 10.8 6.0-18.9 117 85.8 77.6-91.4
$35,000- 49,999 235 12 6.6 3.5-12.0 13 5.6 3.1- 9.7 210 87.9 81.9-92.0
$50,000-74,999 266 *** *** *** *** *** *** 253 92.6 86.3-96.1
$75,000+ 569 12 2.9 1.4- 5.8 13 3.5 1.9- 6.3 544 93.6 90.1-95.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 231 *** *** *** *** *** *** 215 94.4 90.5-96.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 299 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9 23 8.8 5.3-14.2 262 86.7 81.0-90.9
No 1,406 56 4.0 2.9- 5.5 52 4.7 3.4- 6.4 1,298 91.4 89.2-93.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** 139 87.4 77.1-93.4
Non-Veteran 1,558 62 4.0 3.0- 5.4 70 5.3 4.0- 6.9 1,426 90.7 88.7-92.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 480 *** *** *** 23 5.4 3.5- 8.4 447 92.8 89.6-95.0
Regional City or Suburban County 407 16 3.9 2.3- 6.8 16 5.3 2.9- 9.5 375 90.8 86.3-93.9
Rural 826 44 6.0 4.1- 8.6 38 5.8 3.9- 8.4 744 88.3 84.9-91.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 79 80.3 68.8-88.3
101% to 150% 189 18 9.9 5.8-16.6 17 10.5 5.7-18.5 154 79.5 70.9-86.1
151% to 200% 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 92 89.8 80.3-94.9
More than 200% 1,054 26 2.9 1.8- 4.6 32 4.2 2.8- 6.3 996 92.9 90.4-94.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 231 *** *** *** *** *** *** 215 94.4 90.5-96.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 331 18 4.8 2.7- 8.5 25 8.8 5.6-13.6 288 86.4 81.0-90.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 691 32 4.6 3.0- 7.0 22 4.8 2.9- 7.9 637 90.5 87.1-93.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 691 20 3.3 2.0- 5.3 30 5.2 3.4- 7.7 641 91.6 88.6-93.8

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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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