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
-Non-Hispanic White 1,468 77 5.7 4.5- 7.2 1,391 94.3 92.8-95.5
GENDER
Male 740 66 9.5 7.4-12.2 674 90.5 87.8-92.6
Female 728 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 313 22 6.3 4.1- 9.6 291 93.7 90.4-95.9
35-44 257 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 361 21 6.0 3.8- 9.5 340 94.0 90.5-96.2
55-64 346 16 6.3 3.7-10.4 330 93.7 89.6-96.3
65-74 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 294 28 9.0 6.1-13.3 266 91.0 86.7-93.9
Some Post-H.S. 406 22 5.1 3.3- 7.9 384 94.9 92.1-96.7
College Graduate 726 19 2.9 1.8- 4.7 707 97.1 95.3-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 165 14 8.2 4.6-14.3 151 91.8 85.7-95.4
$50,000- 74,999 236 13 7.1 4.0-12.1 223 92.9 87.9-96.0
$75,000+ 682 21 3.3 2.1- 5.2 661 96.7 94.8-97.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 236 17 7.2 4.3-11.7 219 92.8 88.3-95.7
No 1,228 60 5.5 4.2- 7.1 1,168 94.5 92.9-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,317 66 5.7 4.4- 7.3 1,251 94.3 92.7-95.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 421 16 3.5 2.1- 5.8 405 96.5 94.2-97.9
Regional City or Suburban County 421 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 626 49 9.4 7.0-12.6 577 90.6 87.4-93.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,468 77 5.7 4.5- 7.2 1,391 94.3 92.8-95.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,006 44 4.9 3.6- 6.7 962 95.1 93.3-96.4
HOUSING
Own 1,136 52 4.9 3.7- 6.5 1,084 95.1 93.5-96.3
Rent 259 17 8.1 4.8-13.3 242 91.9 86.7-95.2
Other arrangement 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 349 24 8.9 5.8-13.4 325 91.1 86.6-94.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 477 31 7.4 5.1-10.6 446 92.6 89.4-94.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 642 22 2.9 1.9- 4.6 620 97.1 95.4-98.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 527 18 3.2 2.0- 5.2 509 96.8 94.8-98.0
2nd Quartile 401 21 5.4 3.4- 8.4 380 94.6 91.6-96.6
3rd Quartile 391 29 9.3 6.3-13.4 362 90.7 86.6-93.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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