2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

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
-Piedmont NC 1,210 35 2.8 1.9- 4.0 46 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,129 93.3 91.5-94.8
GENDER
Male 608 28 4.5 3.0- 6.7 37 6.3 4.3- 9.0 543 89.3 86.0-91.8
Female 602 *** *** *** *** *** *** 586 97.4 95.5-98.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 744 12 1.6 0.9- 2.8 22 3.2 2.0- 5.0 710 95.3 93.2-96.7
Non-Hispanic Black 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** 220 93.0 87.6-96.2
Other 232 17 7.2 4.2-12.2 16 6.7 3.9-11.3 199 86.1 80.1-90.5
AGE
18-34 294 *** *** *** *** *** *** 268 90.9 86.2-94.1
35-44 259 *** *** *** *** *** *** 240 94.5 91.0-96.7
45-54 303 *** *** *** *** *** *** 286 93.7 89.3-96.4
55-64 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** 220 93.9 89.4-96.5
65-74 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** 61 80.4 68.6-88.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 223 *** *** *** *** *** *** 202 92.0 87.3-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 296 *** *** *** *** *** *** 273 92.4 88.2-95.2
College Graduate 611 *** *** *** *** *** *** 590 97.0 95.2-98.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 162 *** *** *** *** *** *** 143 90.8 85.0-94.5
No 1,040 27 2.5 1.7- 3.8 35 3.8 2.6- 5.5 978 93.7 91.7-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,116 33 2.9 1.9- 4.2 41 4.0 2.8- 5.6 1,042 93.1 91.2-94.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,210 35 2.8 1.9- 4.0 46 3.9 2.8- 5.5 1,129 93.3 91.5-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 82.7 72.9-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 161 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 504 *** *** *** *** *** *** 483 95.4 92.4-97.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 743 16 2.4 1.4- 4.1 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 710 94.9 92.5-96.5
HOUSING
Own 801 *** *** *** 23 2.8 1.8- 4.4 766 95.8 94.0-97.1
Rent 337 20 5.8 3.5- 9.5 17 6.2 3.5-10.7 300 88.0 82.9-91.7
Other arrangement 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 685 23 3.4 2.1- 5.3 21 2.9 1.8- 4.8 641 93.7 91.2-95.5
Regional City or Suburban County 273 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 252 *** *** *** 20 9.4 5.7-15.3 223 86.9 80.7-91.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 489 *** *** *** 23 5.1 3.3- 8.0 457 92.6 89.3-95.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 678 25 3.2 2.0- 4.9 16 2.3 1.3- 4.1 637 94.6 92.3-96.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 407 14 3.1 1.8- 5.5 *** *** *** 386 95.8 93.4-97.4
2nd Quartile 469 14 3.0 1.7- 5.3 19 4.5 2.7- 7.3 436 92.5 89.2-94.8
3rd Quartile 298 *** *** *** *** *** *** 277 92.5 88.0-95.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 36 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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