2020 BRFSS Survey Results: 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
-FEMALES 1,184 36 2.7 1.8- 4.1 1,148 97.3 95.9-98.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 728 11 1.5 0.8- 2.8 717 98.5 97.2-99.2
Non-Hispanic Black 248 11 4.2 1.9- 9.0 237 95.8 91.0-98.1
Other 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 267 *** *** *** 258 96.2 92.3-98.2
35-44 266 *** *** *** 260 98.1 95.5-99.2
45-54 278 *** *** *** 269 97.3 94.5-98.7
55-64 246 *** *** *** 239 98.2 94.8-99.4
65-74 88 *** *** *** 85 96.5 88.6-99.0
75+ 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 *** *** *** 54 94.8 82.6-98.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 217 14 3.9 2.1- 7.1 203 96.1 92.9-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 346 11 3.2 1.6- 6.3 335 96.8 93.7-98.4
College Graduate 562 *** *** *** 554 98.6 97.1-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 119 13 8.2 4.3-15.1 106 91.8 84.9-95.7
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** 85 93.7 82.2-98.0
$35,000- 49,999 176 *** *** *** 172 97.2 91.1-99.1
$50,000- 74,999 159 *** *** *** 157 99.1 95.0-99.8
$75,000+ 412 *** *** *** 408 99.3 98.1-99.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 192 15 7.0 3.8-12.3 177 93.0 87.7-96.2
No 989 21 1.9 1.1- 3.3 968 98.1 96.7-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,155 36 2.8 1.9- 4.1 1,119 97.2 95.9-98.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 373 12 2.6 1.4- 5.0 361 97.4 95.0-98.6
Regional City or Suburban County 339 *** *** *** 329 97.4 94.6-98.8
Rural 472 14 3.0 1.5- 5.8 458 97.0 94.2-98.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,184 36 2.7 1.8- 4.1 1,148 97.3 95.9-98.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 75 *** *** *** 69 91.5 80.9-96.5
101% to 150% 118 *** *** *** 111 93.4 84.4-97.4
151% to 200% 119 *** *** *** 115 99.0 96.5-99.7
More than 200% 660 *** *** *** 650 98.5 96.8-99.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 325 15 4.9 2.5- 9.5 310 95.1 90.5-97.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 354 *** *** *** 348 98.4 96.1-99.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 505 15 2.5 1.4- 4.5 490 97.5 95.5-98.6
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 367 *** *** *** 357 97.6 95.4-98.8
2nd Quartile 328 *** *** *** 320 97.7 95.0-98.9
3rd Quartile 328 11 3.0 1.5- 5.9 317 97.0 94.1-98.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 161 *** *** *** 154 95.2 86.0-98.5

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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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