2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 1,210 81 6.7 5.2- 8.5 1,129 93.3 91.5-94.8
GENDER
Male 608 65 10.7 8.2-14.0 543 89.3 86.0-91.8
Female 602 16 2.6 1.4- 4.5 586 97.4 95.5-98.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 744 34 4.7 3.3- 6.8 710 95.3 93.2-96.7
Non-Hispanic Black 234 14 7.0 3.8-12.4 220 93.0 87.6-96.2
Other 232 33 13.9 9.5-19.9 199 86.1 80.1-90.5
AGE
18-34 294 26 9.1 5.9-13.8 268 90.9 86.2-94.1
35-44 259 19 5.5 3.3- 9.0 240 94.5 91.0-96.7
45-54 303 17 6.3 3.6-10.7 286 93.7 89.3-96.4
55-64 234 14 6.1 3.5-10.6 220 93.9 89.4-96.5
65-74 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 77 16 19.6 11.5-31.4 61 80.4 68.6-88.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 223 21 8.0 4.9-12.7 202 92.0 87.3-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 296 23 7.6 4.8-11.8 273 92.4 88.2-95.2
College Graduate 611 21 3.0 1.9- 4.8 590 97.0 95.2-98.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 162 19 9.2 5.5-15.0 143 90.8 85.0-94.5
No 1,040 62 6.3 4.8- 8.3 978 93.7 91.7-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,116 74 6.9 5.3- 8.8 1,042 93.1 91.2-94.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,210 81 6.7 5.2- 8.5 1,129 93.3 91.5-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 99 19 17.3 10.5-27.1 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 21 4.6 2.8- 7.6 483 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 33 5.1 3.5- 7.5 710 94.9 92.5-96.5
HOUSING
Own 801 35 4.2 2.9- 6.0 766 95.8 94.0-97.1
Rent 337 37 12.0 8.3-17.1 300 88.0 82.9-91.7
Other arrangement 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 685 44 6.3 4.5- 8.8 641 93.7 91.2-95.5
Regional City or Suburban County 273 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 252 29 13.1 8.7-19.3 223 86.9 80.7-91.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 489 32 7.4 5.0-10.7 457 92.6 89.3-95.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 678 41 5.4 3.8- 7.7 637 94.6 92.3-96.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 407 21 4.2 2.6- 6.6 386 95.8 93.4-97.4
2nd Quartile 469 33 7.5 5.2-10.8 436 92.5 89.2-94.8
3rd Quartile 298 21 7.5 4.6-12.0 277 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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