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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 1,523 74 4.5 3.5- 5.9 53 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,396 92.0 90.3-93.4
GENDER
Male 676 33 5.1 3.5- 7.3 20 2.9 1.7- 5.0 623 92.0 89.3-94.1
Female 847 41 4.1 2.9- 5.8 33 3.9 2.6- 5.8 773 92.0 89.6-93.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 988 36 3.4 2.3- 4.9 21 2.4 1.5- 4.0 931 94.2 92.2-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 321 20 5.2 3.1- 8.5 18 5.8 3.5- 9.7 283 89.0 84.4-92.4
Other 215 18 9.5 5.9-14.9 14 4.6 2.6- 8.2 183 85.9 80.1-90.2
AGE
18-34 308 18 4.5 2.6- 7.4 *** *** *** 278 90.6 86.2-93.8
35-44 192 13 5.8 3.3-10.2 *** *** *** 168 90.3 85.5-93.6
45-54 268 14 5.3 3.0- 9.3 *** *** *** 244 90.3 85.3-93.7
55-64 278 *** *** *** *** *** *** 256 93.3 89.4-95.8
65-74 281 *** *** *** *** *** *** 261 94.4 90.8-96.6
75+ 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 14 7.4 4.3-12.4 *** *** *** 137 84.6 77.1-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 347 *** *** *** 16 3.8 2.2- 6.6 317 92.1 88.3-94.7
Some Post-H.S. 434 15 3.9 2.3- 6.5 18 3.7 2.2- 6.1 401 92.4 89.2-94.8
College Graduate 575 31 4.5 3.0- 6.6 *** *** *** 536 94.7 92.5-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** 102 87.7 78.8-93.1
$15,000- 24,999 224 19 8.1 4.9-12.9 16 7.5 4.2-13.2 189 84.4 78.0-89.2
$25,000- 34,999 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 167 *** *** *** *** *** *** 149 90.7 84.7-94.5
$50,000- 74,999 203 *** *** *** *** *** *** 186 90.4 83.9-94.4
$75,000+ 410 *** *** *** *** *** *** 393 96.4 94.0-97.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 449 25 5.1 3.3- 8.0 28 6.9 4.5-10.4 396 88.0 83.9-91.1
No 1,068 49 4.3 3.2- 5.9 24 2.1 1.3- 3.4 995 93.6 91.7-95.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** 139 89.1 82.0-93.6
Non-Veteran 1,369 65 4.3 3.2- 5.6 47 3.5 2.5- 4.8 1,257 92.3 90.5-93.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 777 43 4.6 3.3- 6.3 25 3.1 1.9- 4.9 709 92.4 90.0-94.2
Regional City or Suburban County 373 22 6.2 3.9- 9.6 *** *** *** 339 90.4 86.4-93.3
Rural 374 *** *** *** *** *** *** 349 93.1 89.0-95.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 809 44 5.2 3.7- 7.1 18 2.0 1.2- 3.3 747 92.9 90.7-94.6
Unemployed 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 421 *** *** *** *** *** *** 398 94.9 91.7-96.9
Unable to Work 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 86.0 77.4-91.7
Other not in Labor Force 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** 103 85.2 76.3-91.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** *** 93 84.2 74.8-90.6
101% to 150% 212 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9 *** *** *** 188 89.3 83.6-93.2
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 782 35 4.2 2.9- 6.1 17 2.0 1.1- 3.6 730 93.8 91.6-95.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 671 31 4.6 3.1- 6.8 23 3.1 1.9- 5.1 617 92.3 89.6-94.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 757 40 4.8 3.4- 6.7 26 3.8 2.5- 5.9 691 91.4 88.8-93.4

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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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