2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 5

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 4,731 185 4.2 3.5- 5.1 94 2.3 1.8- 3.1 4,452 93.4 92.4-94.4
Medicaid Region 5 1,174 46 4.4 3.0- 6.2 33 3.0 2.0- 4.5 1,095 92.7 90.5-94.4
GENDER
Male 515 18 4.1 2.3- 7.2 17 3.8 2.1- 6.6 480 92.1 88.4-94.7
Female 659 28 4.6 2.9- 7.2 16 2.3 1.3- 4.1 615 93.1 90.3-95.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 655 17 3.0 1.8- 5.1 16 3.3 1.9- 5.7 622 93.7 90.9-95.7
Non-Hispanic Black 285 17 8.6 4.8-14.9 12 3.0 1.5- 5.8 256 88.4 82.2-92.7
Other 234 12 3.1 1.7- 5.8 *** *** *** 217 94.8 90.8-97.1
AGE
18-44 365 21 6.4 3.9-10.3 12 3.6 1.9- 6.8 332 89.9 85.5-93.1
45-64 385 15 3.4 1.9- 6.0 15 3.6 2.0- 6.3 355 93.1 89.7-95.4
65+ 391 *** *** *** *** *** *** 375 96.4 93.4-98.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 439 17 3.1 1.7- 5.7 11 3.2 1.7- 6.2 411 93.6 90.2-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 352 16 5.6 3.1- 9.9 14 3.7 1.9- 6.9 322 90.8 86.0-94.0
College Graduate 374 13 4.8 2.6- 8.7 *** *** *** 353 93.6 89.6-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 530 26 5.5 3.4- 8.8 19 3.4 2.0- 5.7 485 91.1 87.5-93.7
$50,000+ 411 12 3.7 1.8- 7.4 *** *** *** 389 94.1 90.3-96.4
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 233 *** *** *** *** *** *** 221 93.6 87.6-96.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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