2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 4,764 132 2.7 2.2- 3.3 307 7.5 6.6- 8.6 4,325 89.8 88.6-90.9
-Eastern NC 1,758 55 3.0 2.0- 4.3 121 8.1 6.4-10.0 1,582 89.0 86.7-90.9
GENDER
Male 779 30 4.4 2.6- 7.1 54 7.2 5.2-10.1 695 88.4 84.9-91.2
Female 979 25 1.7 1.1- 2.7 67 8.8 6.5-11.8 887 89.5 86.5-91.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,041 19 1.4 0.8- 2.3 83 9.3 7.2-12.0 939 89.4 86.6-91.6
Non-Hispanic Black 431 21 4.8 2.8- 8.1 26 7.9 4.9-12.5 384 87.3 82.3-91.1
Other 286 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 270 *** *** *** 27 11.3 7.5-16.8 230 83.8 77.5-88.6
35-44 244 *** *** *** 14 6.2 3.4-11.0 225 92.4 87.5-95.4
45-54 273 *** *** *** 27 9.7 6.5-14.1 239 88.0 83.1-91.6
55-64 344 *** *** *** 20 6.4 3.7-10.9 312 90.7 86.0-93.9
65-74 365 *** *** *** 23 6.4 3.8-10.6 330 90.4 85.7-93.6
75+ 228 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 164 *** *** *** 19 15.5 9.1-25.1 137 81.9 72.4-88.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 499 19 3.5 2.0- 6.2 48 10.3 7.2-14.7 432 86.1 81.5-89.7
Some Post-H.S. 543 *** *** *** 34 6.0 4.0- 9.0 489 90.0 86.1-93.0
College Graduate 542 *** *** *** 17 3.7 2.1- 6.5 517 95.3 92.5-97.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 585 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2 56 11.6 8.5-15.7 509 85.9 81.8-89.3
No 1,170 35 3.2 2.0- 5.1 65 6.5 4.7- 8.9 1,070 90.3 87.5-92.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 273 *** *** *** *** *** *** 256 94.2 90.0-96.7
Non-Veteran 1,483 49 3.2 2.1- 4.8 110 8.7 6.9-11.0 1,324 88.1 85.5-90.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 863 22 2.5 1.5- 4.2 48 6.7 4.8- 9.3 793 90.8 87.9-93.0
Unemployed 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** 82 83.1 71.7-90.6
Retired 537 16 2.7 1.6- 4.8 *** *** *** 497 91.8 87.3-94.8
Unable to Work 165 *** *** *** 29 18.6 12.0-27.7 127 77.1 67.8-84.3
Other not in Labor Force 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 260 18 4.5 2.6- 7.6 28 12.1 7.6-18.6 214 83.4 76.8-88.4
$25,000- 34,999 154 *** *** *** *** *** *** 137 90.7 84.3-94.7
$35,000- 49,999 202 *** *** *** *** *** *** 184 87.4 79.3-92.7
$50,000- 74,999 220 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 432 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 172 *** *** *** 24 15.2 8.8-25.2 137 80.5 70.8-87.6
101% to 150% 206 *** *** *** 19 10.8 6.3-18.0 175 84.0 76.5-89.5
151% to 200% 160 *** *** *** *** *** *** 138 85.4 76.1-91.5
More than 200% 803 *** *** *** 21 2.1 1.3- 3.4 768 96.0 93.9-97.4
HOUSING
Own 1,230 28 2.2 1.3- 3.9 59 5.4 3.9- 7.5 1,143 92.4 89.9-94.3
Rent 387 21 4.8 2.7- 8.5 49 15.7 11.3-21.3 317 79.5 73.5-84.4
Other arrangement 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** 112 84.9 74.3-91.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** 153 89.2 82.5-93.5
Regional City or Suburban County 497 *** *** *** 29 7.3 4.6-11.4 453 90.3 86.0-93.3
Rural 1,090 33 3.2 1.9- 5.4 81 8.5 6.5-11.1 976 88.3 85.2-90.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,142 39 3.5 2.2- 5.5 75 7.9 5.9-10.6 1,028 88.6 85.5-91.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 245 *** *** *** 20 8.7 5.6-13.5 221 89.3 84.1-93.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 371 *** *** *** 26 8.0 4.9-12.7 333 89.8 85.1-93.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 326 *** *** *** 21 7.6 4.8-11.9 293 89.8 85.3-93.0
2nd Quartile 201 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 568 18 3.1 1.8- 5.3 33 7.1 4.8-10.4 517 89.8 86.2-92.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 663 *** *** *** 52 9.6 6.6-13.8 590 86.8 82.0-90.4

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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.

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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