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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 799 57 7.2 5.5- 9.6 742 92.8 90.4-94.5
GENDER
Male 390 41 10.4 7.4-14.3 349 89.6 85.7-92.6
Female 409 16 4.1 2.4- 6.9 393 95.9 93.1-97.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 496 28 5.9 3.9- 8.8 468 94.1 91.2-96.1
Non-Hispanic Black 167 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 137 20 17.4 10.9-26.5 117 82.6 73.5-89.1
AGE
18-34 220 25 11.7 7.7-17.4 195 88.3 82.6-92.3
35-44 164 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 193 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 148 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 153 13 7.1 4.0-12.3 140 92.9 87.7-96.0
Some Post-H.S. 206 14 6.5 3.5-11.5 192 93.5 88.5-96.5
College Graduate 380 15 4.5 2.6- 7.6 365 95.5 92.4-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 92 14 14.8 8.5-24.7 78 85.2 75.3-91.5
$25,000- 34,999 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 302 14 6.0 3.4-10.4 288 94.0 89.6-96.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 124 12 10.0 5.5-17.2 112 90.0 82.8-94.5
No 671 43 6.5 4.6- 9.0 628 93.5 91.0-95.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 752 50 6.8 5.0- 9.2 702 93.2 90.8-95.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 438 26 6.3 4.2- 9.5 412 93.7 90.5-95.8
Regional City or Suburban County 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 174 18 9.6 5.8-15.4 156 90.4 84.6-94.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 800 57 7.2 5.5- 9.5 743 92.8 90.5-94.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 528 27 5.9 3.9- 8.8 501 94.1 91.2-96.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 319 23 5.9 3.8- 9.1 296 94.1 90.9-96.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 430 27 7.6 5.1-11.2 403 92.4 88.8-94.9

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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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