2020 BRFSS Survey Results: 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
-Non-Hispanic Black 910 40 4.7 3.2- 6.8 64 8.4 6.1-11.5 806 86.9 83.5-89.7
GENDER
Male 370 21 6.1 3.8- 9.6 28 9.5 5.7-15.4 321 84.4 78.4-89.0
Female 540 *** *** *** 36 7.5 5.0-11.0 485 89.0 84.9-92.1
AGE
18-34 149 *** *** *** 13 9.7 5.4-16.8 126 83.8 75.7-89.5
35-44 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 153 *** *** *** 16 10.0 5.5-17.4 134 87.1 79.1-92.3
55-64 185 *** *** *** *** *** *** 164 89.6 83.0-93.9
65-74 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** 168 88.8 81.8-93.4
75+ 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 19 7.7 4.4-12.9 23 9.5 5.8-15.3 226 82.8 76.1-87.9
Some Post-H.S. 260 *** *** *** 21 8.2 5.0-13.3 227 87.9 82.3-91.9
College Graduate 293 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 151 *** *** *** 16 10.5 5.8-18.3 127 85.7 77.4-91.2
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** 108 85.2 74.6-91.8
$50,000- 74,999 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 278 *** *** *** 26 13.8 8.2-22.4 237 81.1 72.6-87.4
No 631 25 4.5 2.9- 7.1 38 6.4 4.3- 9.5 568 89.1 85.4-91.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 786 35 4.8 3.2- 7.1 60 9.1 6.5-12.6 691 86.1 82.3-89.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 306 *** *** *** 20 6.1 3.6-10.3 273 88.8 83.8-92.5
Regional City or Suburban County 244 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 88.6 82.1-92.9
Rural 360 *** *** *** 29 12.0 7.2-19.2 315 83.3 76.1-88.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 436 17 5.0 2.9- 8.5 30 7.3 4.7-11.2 389 87.7 83.1-91.2
Unemployed 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 267 *** *** *** *** *** *** 246 91.3 85.9-94.7
Unable to Work 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 81.5 70.2-89.2
Other not in Labor Force 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 130 *** *** *** *** *** *** 110 84.4 74.9-90.7
151% to 200% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 378 *** *** *** 19 5.5 3.1- 9.3 348 90.1 85.2-93.5
HOUSING
Own 508 18 3.8 2.2- 6.4 23 7.4 4.3-12.5 467 88.8 83.7-92.5
Rent 312 *** *** *** 36 11.6 7.9-16.7 258 82.6 76.5-87.3
Other arrangement 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 378 *** *** *** 23 8.4 5.1-13.5 340 87.8 82.4-91.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 249 15 6.2 3.4-10.8 22 12.4 7.1-20.9 212 81.4 73.1-87.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 283 *** *** *** 19 5.1 3.0- 8.5 254 90.6 85.9-93.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 156 *** *** *** *** *** *** 140 90.8 84.5-94.7
2nd Quartile 215 *** *** *** *** *** *** 190 86.8 79.1-92.0
3rd Quartile 326 17 6.6 3.8-11.2 25 8.5 5.2-13.7 284 84.8 78.8-89.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 213 *** *** *** *** *** *** 192 86.7 78.1-92.3

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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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