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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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 3,166 168 5.4 4.5- 6.4 126 4.2 3.4- 5.2 2,872 90.4 89.1-91.6
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 330 14 4.6 2.6- 8.1 13 3.1 1.7- 5.7 303 92.3 88.4-94.9
Region 3 300 14 5.3 2.9- 9.7 *** *** *** 280 91.9 86.9-95.1
Region 4 582 33 6.1 4.2- 8.9 25 5.1 3.2- 7.8 524 88.8 85.3-91.6
Region 5 452 32 7.0 4.7-10.3 15 3.8 2.2- 6.5 405 89.2 85.4-92.2
Region 6 313 17 4.4 2.6- 7.3 15 4.6 2.7- 7.8 281 91.0 87.1-93.8
Region 7 501 24 4.2 2.7- 6.4 19 4.2 2.5- 6.8 458 91.6 88.5-93.9
Region 8 395 19 4.7 2.8- 7.8 21 4.7 2.8- 7.6 355 90.7 86.8-93.5
Region 9 & 10 293 15 5.8 3.3-10.1 12 4.7 2.3- 9.2 266 89.5 84.2-93.2
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,057 52 4.5 3.3- 6.2 51 4.9 3.5- 6.9 954 90.5 88.2-92.4
Piedmont 1,675 97 5.9 4.7- 7.4 58 3.9 2.9- 5.2 1,520 90.2 88.3-91.7
Western NC 434 19 5.0 3.0- 8.2 17 3.7 2.1- 6.5 398 91.3 87.5-94.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 262 12 4.8 2.6- 8.9 *** *** *** 242 92.9 88.5-95.6
Northwest 517 25 5.2 3.3- 8.2 15 3.4 1.9- 6.1 477 91.4 87.8-94.0
Charlotte 440 24 6.1 3.9- 9.3 22 5.5 3.4- 8.7 394 88.5 84.4-91.6
Greensboro 344 26 7.1 4.5-11.0 11 3.9 2.0- 7.5 307 88.9 84.3-92.3
Southern Regional 419 21 4.2 2.6- 6.6 25 5.7 3.7- 8.9 373 90.1 86.4-92.8
Southeast 187 *** *** *** *** *** *** 171 91.5 85.8-95.0
Wake 552 30 5.1 3.5- 7.6 18 3.4 2.0- 5.8 504 91.4 88.4-93.7
Area L & Eastern 445 22 4.9 3.1- 7.8 19 4.7 2.7- 8.0 404 90.4 86.5-93.2
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 413 17 4.2 2.5- 7.0 18 5.2 3.0- 8.9 378 90.7 86.5-93.6
Region 2 395 21 6.6 4.0-10.9 *** *** *** 366 90.8 86.0-94.0
Region 3 404 23 6.0 3.8- 9.4 18 4.0 2.4- 6.7 363 89.9 86.1-92.8
Region 4 423 31 7.4 4.9-11.1 15 4.1 2.3- 7.0 377 88.5 84.3-91.7
Region 5 411 22 4.0 2.5- 6.4 24 5.4 3.4- 8.6 365 90.5 86.9-93.2
Region 6 353 19 4.5 2.7- 7.6 11 3.2 1.7- 6.0 323 92.3 88.6-94.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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