2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 2,382 163 7.2 6.0- 8.6 2,219 92.8 91.4-94.0
-Eastern NC 829 55 7.1 5.1- 9.8 774 92.9 90.2-94.9
GENDER
Male 409 40 11.1 7.7-15.8 369 88.9 84.2-92.3
Female 420 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 495 23 5.4 3.5- 8.2 472 94.6 91.8-96.5
Non-Hispanic Black 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 156 18 10.5 6.1-17.6 138 89.5 82.4-93.9
AGE
18-34 197 17 10.0 5.8-16.6 180 90.0 83.4-94.2
35-44 181 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 190 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 170 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 214 26 12.9 8.0-20.1 188 87.1 79.9-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 251 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 306 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 157 17 10.8 6.3-17.9 140 89.2 82.1-93.7
No 672 38 6.3 4.2- 9.4 634 93.7 90.6-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 724 51 7.2 5.1-10.0 673 92.8 90.0-94.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 829 55 7.1 5.1- 9.8 774 92.9 90.2-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 293 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 458 19 4.2 2.3- 7.4 439 95.8 92.6-97.7
HOUSING
Own 558 32 5.7 3.7- 8.6 526 94.3 91.4-96.3
Rent 211 17 9.0 5.2-15.3 194 91.0 84.7-94.8
Other arrangement 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 249 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 493 33 6.9 4.5-10.4 460 93.1 89.6-95.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 521 38 7.9 5.2-11.9 483 92.1 88.1-94.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 128 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 180 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 276 17 6.6 3.7-11.3 259 93.4 88.7-96.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 295 23 8.1 4.6-13.7 272 91.9 86.3-95.4

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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 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.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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