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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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%)
North Carolina 3,606 87 2.4 1.9- 3.2 275 8.1 7.0- 9.3 3,244 89.5 88.1-90.7
-Piedmont NC 1,531 42 2.8 2.0- 4.1 108 7.6 6.2- 9.4 1,381 89.5 87.5-91.3
GENDER
Male 681 16 2.1 1.2- 3.6 49 8.0 5.8-11.0 616 89.9 86.8-92.4
Female 850 26 3.5 2.1- 5.6 59 7.3 5.5- 9.7 765 89.2 86.4-91.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 992 22 2.2 1.3- 3.6 69 7.8 5.9-10.1 901 90.0 87.5-92.1
Non-Hispanic Black 325 *** *** *** 30 9.1 6.2-13.1 281 86.0 80.8-89.9
Other 215 *** *** *** *** *** *** 200 93.5 88.8-96.3
AGE
18-34 310 *** *** *** 18 6.9 4.1-11.4 282 90.2 85.4-93.5
35-44 195 *** *** *** 18 9.6 6.0-15.1 175 88.7 82.7-92.8
45-54 269 *** *** *** 22 8.8 5.6-13.3 238 87.3 81.6-91.4
55-64 278 *** *** *** 29 9.2 6.2-13.5 241 88.8 84.3-92.1
65-74 281 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 174 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 166 *** *** *** 23 17.5 11.3-26.2 137 79.5 70.8-86.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 *** *** *** 33 9.0 6.2-12.9 304 87.3 82.8-90.8
Some Post-H.S. 433 *** *** *** 35 6.7 4.7- 9.5 383 89.6 85.9-92.5
College Graduate 576 *** *** *** 17 2.9 1.7- 4.8 552 96.0 94.0-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 *** *** *** 20 16.9 10.5-26.0 87 76.3 66.3-84.0
$15,000- 24,999 224 *** *** *** 28 13.4 8.7-20.0 188 82.9 75.7-88.3
$25,000- 34,999 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** 103 87.3 78.8-92.8
$35,000- 49,999 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** 155 90.9 84.3-94.9
$50,000- 74,999 205 *** *** *** 17 9.4 5.5-15.6 179 84.8 77.2-90.2
$75,000+ 411 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 454 18 3.8 2.2- 6.6 58 13.2 10.0-17.3 378 83.0 78.5-86.6
No 1,070 24 2.5 1.5- 4.0 50 5.5 4.0- 7.5 996 92.1 89.7-93.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,377 41 3.1 2.1- 4.5 96 7.7 6.1- 9.6 1,240 89.3 87.1-91.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 781 *** *** *** 42 5.5 4.0- 7.7 721 91.9 89.2-94.0
Regional City or Suburban County 377 15 4.3 2.4- 7.5 28 8.7 5.7-13.1 334 86.9 82.1-90.6
Rural 374 *** *** *** 38 10.7 7.5-15.0 327 87.6 83.2-91.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 812 21 2.7 1.6- 4.7 45 5.5 4.0- 7.5 746 91.8 89.3-93.8
Unemployed 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 423 *** *** *** 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7 395 92.4 88.2-95.2
Unable to Work 117 *** *** *** 27 24.4 15.6-35.9 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** 109 87.4 78.4-92.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 89 81.7 71.4-88.8
101% to 150% 212 *** *** *** 26 11.9 7.8-17.7 177 82.9 76.1-88.1
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** 76 87.6 78.3-93.2
More than 200% 785 *** *** *** 34 4.6 3.2- 6.7 736 93.1 90.6-95.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 674 28 4.4 2.9- 6.8 60 9.6 7.2-12.8 586 86.0 82.4-88.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 763 *** *** *** 41 5.7 4.1- 7.8 710 92.7 90.2-94.6

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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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