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%)
TOTAL 2,382 163 7.2 6.0- 8.6 2,219 92.8 91.4-94.0
GENDER
Male 1,198 127 11.3 9.3-13.7 1,071 88.7 86.3-90.7
Female 1,184 36 2.7 1.8- 4.1 1,148 97.3 95.9-98.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,998 93 4.8 3.8- 6.1 1,905 95.2 93.9-96.2
No 381 68 18.8 14.6-24.0 313 81.2 76.0-85.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 591 41 6.5 4.6- 9.1 550 93.5 90.9-95.4
Overweight 802 52 7.3 5.3- 9.9 750 92.7 90.1-94.7
Obese 755 52 7.0 5.2- 9.5 703 93.0 90.5-94.8
Current Smoker
Yes 356 44 12.8 9.2-17.5 312 87.2 82.5-90.8
No 2,012 116 6.0 4.9- 7.4 1,896 94.0 92.6-95.1
History of CVD**
Yes 125 20 16.9 10.4-26.2 105 83.1 73.8-89.6
No 2,245 143 6.8 5.6- 8.1 2,102 93.2 91.9-94.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 373 34 9.1 6.2-13.1 339 90.9 86.9-93.8
No 1,898 118 6.7 5.4- 8.2 1,780 93.3 91.8-94.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,125 138 6.9 5.7- 8.4 1,987 93.1 91.6-94.3
COPD
Yes 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,300 151 7.0 5.8- 8.4 2,149 93.0 91.6-94.2
Current Asthma
Yes 188 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,186 152 7.4 6.1- 8.8 2,034 92.6 91.2-93.9
Diabetes
Yes 211 21 10.3 6.2-16.4 190 89.7 83.6-93.8
No 2,168 142 6.9 5.7- 8.3 2,026 93.1 91.7-94.3
Functional Disability
Yes 387 43 10.6 7.6-14.7 344 89.4 85.3-92.4
No 1,987 120 6.6 5.3- 8.0 1,867 93.4 92.0-94.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 396 32 7.8 5.3-11.5 364 92.2 88.5-94.7
No 1,985 131 7.1 5.8- 8.6 1,854 92.9 91.4-94.2

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

**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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