2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did someone smoke in your indoor workplace 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 2,382 71 2.8 2.1- 3.7 92 4.4 3.5- 5.5 2,219 92.8 91.4-94.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 266 *** *** *** 11 6.2 3.3-11.5 246 91.2 86.0-94.6
Region 3 277 *** *** *** 14 5.6 3.2- 9.9 253 90.4 85.5-93.8
Region 4 374 *** *** *** 11 3.7 1.9- 6.8 354 94.0 90.5-96.2
Region 5 295 *** *** *** *** *** *** 278 94.1 90.2-96.5
Region 6 265 *** *** *** 15 6.4 3.6-11.2 245 91.4 85.8-94.9
Region 7 342 12 2.8 1.5- 5.1 12 3.6 1.9- 7.0 318 93.6 90.0-95.9
Region 8 341 12 2.2 1.1- 4.3 14 6.1 3.1-11.6 315 91.7 86.4-95.1
Region 9 & 10 222 *** *** *** *** *** *** 210 93.6 87.6-96.8
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 829 23 2.6 1.4- 4.6 32 4.5 3.0- 6.7 774 92.9 90.2-94.9
Piedmont 1,210 35 2.8 1.9- 4.0 46 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,129 93.3 91.5-94.8
Western NC 343 13 3.2 1.8- 5.7 14 6.0 3.4-10.4 316 90.8 86.2-93.9
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 225 *** *** *** *** *** *** 209 91.6 85.9-95.1
Northwest 390 11 2.5 1.3- 4.8 17 4.8 2.8- 8.1 362 92.7 89.1-95.2
Charlotte 305 *** *** *** 12 4.5 2.4- 8.0 284 92.8 88.8-95.4
Greensboro 207 *** *** *** *** *** *** 194 93.0 87.6-96.1
Southern Regional 359 13 3.4 1.6- 7.3 15 4.7 2.5- 8.5 331 91.9 87.2-95.0
Southeast 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** 161 92.0 85.3-95.8
Wake 419 16 3.1 1.8- 5.3 12 3.0 1.5- 5.9 391 93.8 90.7-96.0
Area L & Eastern 304 *** *** *** 13 4.8 2.6- 8.9 287 93.4 88.5-96.4
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 266 *** *** *** 11 6.3 3.3-11.6 246 91.1 85.8-94.5
Region 2 409 14 3.9 2.1- 6.9 20 5.1 3.1- 8.1 375 91.1 87.2-93.8
Region 3 377 *** *** *** 12 3.8 2.1- 6.9 356 93.8 90.4-96.0
Region 4 489 18 3.2 1.9- 5.2 13 2.9 1.6- 5.4 458 93.9 91.0-95.9
Region 5 543 17 2.8 1.5- 5.1 24 5.2 3.3- 8.2 502 92.0 88.6-94.5
Region 6 298 *** *** *** 12 4.7 2.5- 8.8 282 93.5 88.6-96.4

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*Asked of respondents that were employed or self-employed.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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