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
-FEMALES 2,645 68 2.4 1.8- 3.3 163 7.1 5.9- 8.5 2,414 90.5 88.9-91.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,691 38 2.2 1.5- 3.1 111 7.7 6.2- 9.6 1,542 90.1 88.1-91.8
Non-Hispanic Black 540 19 3.5 1.9- 6.5 36 7.5 5.0-11.0 485 89.0 84.9-92.1
Other 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 418 15 3.7 2.0- 6.5 31 7.6 5.2-11.1 372 88.7 84.7-91.7
35-44 362 *** *** *** 17 6.5 3.8-10.9 336 91.0 86.3-94.2
45-54 413 *** *** *** 38 9.2 6.5-13.0 368 89.0 85.0-92.0
55-64 489 16 2.2 1.3- 3.9 32 7.5 5.0-11.3 441 90.2 86.4-93.1
65-74 533 15 2.4 1.3- 4.4 34 7.0 4.6-10.3 484 90.7 87.1-93.4
75+ 366 *** *** *** *** *** *** 352 96.1 90.3-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 *** *** *** 23 10.9 6.8-17.0 208 86.9 80.6-91.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 643 24 4.2 2.5- 7.0 56 9.5 6.9-12.8 563 86.3 82.4-89.5
Some Post-H.S. 788 23 2.4 1.5- 4.0 52 6.9 5.1- 9.3 713 90.7 88.0-92.8
College Graduate 969 13 1.0 0.5- 1.8 30 3.6 2.3- 5.7 926 95.4 93.3-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 237 15 6.3 3.3-11.7 37 21.1 14.5-29.5 185 72.7 64.1-79.9
$15,000- 24,999 386 16 2.7 1.5- 4.9 36 11.0 7.6-15.7 334 86.3 81.4-90.0
$25,000- 34,999 220 *** *** *** 18 8.7 5.0-14.6 196 88.1 81.5-92.6
$35,000- 49,999 319 *** *** *** 14 4.8 2.6- 8.7 297 92.5 88.2-95.3
$50,000- 74,999 281 *** *** *** *** *** *** 264 92.0 86.3-95.4
$75,000+ 624 *** *** *** 18 3.1 1.7- 5.6 599 96.1 93.5-97.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 848 27 2.5 1.5- 4.2 86 13.5 10.6-16.9 735 84.1 80.5-87.1
No 1,791 41 2.4 1.6- 3.5 77 4.4 3.3- 5.8 1,673 93.2 91.5-94.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** 64 93.4 80.5-98.0
Non-Veteran 2,574 68 2.5 1.8- 3.4 160 7.1 5.9- 8.6 2,346 90.4 88.8-91.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 716 12 2.1 1.0- 4.1 28 3.6 2.3- 5.4 676 94.4 91.9-96.1
Regional City or Suburban County 744 18 1.7 1.0- 2.8 49 9.1 6.6-12.5 677 89.2 85.9-91.9
Rural 1,185 38 3.3 2.2- 5.0 86 8.5 6.7-10.9 1,061 88.1 85.5-90.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,210 29 2.6 1.7- 4.1 68 6.0 4.5- 7.9 1,113 91.4 89.2-93.2
Unemployed 161 *** *** *** 17 14.1 8.4-22.6 137 82.5 73.9-88.7
Retired 818 18 2.0 1.1- 3.5 27 3.8 2.2- 6.6 773 94.2 91.3-96.1
Unable to Work 208 *** *** *** 37 20.8 14.5-28.9 161 75.6 67.4-82.4
Other not in Labor Force 233 *** *** *** 12 5.5 2.9-10.2 217 93.3 88.5-96.1
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 264 15 5.2 2.7- 9.9 34 13.8 8.9-20.7 215 81.0 73.7-86.6
101% to 150% 298 14 3.7 2.0- 6.8 27 11.4 7.5-16.9 257 84.9 79.2-89.3
151% to 200% 246 *** *** *** 13 5.4 2.8-10.2 225 91.1 85.5-94.7
More than 200% 1,151 18 1.9 1.0- 3.4 38 3.3 2.2- 4.9 1,095 94.8 92.8-96.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 789 27 2.9 1.8- 4.6 54 8.8 6.4-12.0 708 88.3 84.9-91.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 857 20 2.4 1.4- 4.1 58 8.1 6.0-10.9 779 89.5 86.5-91.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 999 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8 51 5.4 3.9- 7.3 927 92.4 90.1-94.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 786 13 1.6 0.9- 3.1 41 6.3 4.4- 8.8 732 92.1 89.4-94.2
2nd Quartile 692 18 2.5 1.4- 4.4 41 6.0 4.2- 8.6 633 91.5 88.6-93.7
3rd Quartile 755 24 3.2 1.9- 5.3 49 8.2 5.9-11.3 682 88.6 85.2-91.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 412 13 2.3 1.3- 4.1 32 10.2 6.5-15.7 367 87.5 82.1-91.5

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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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