2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did anyone smoke in your home 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 4,764 132 2.7 2.2- 3.3 307 7.5 6.6- 8.6 4,325 89.8 88.6-90.9
-Piedmont NC 2,268 51 2.3 1.7- 3.2 136 7.4 6.0- 9.0 2,081 90.3 88.6-91.8
GENDER
Male 1,024 26 2.5 1.6- 3.8 67 8.6 6.4-11.5 931 88.9 85.9-91.3
Female 1,244 25 2.1 1.3- 3.4 69 6.3 4.8- 8.1 1,150 91.6 89.5-93.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,460 22 1.4 0.9- 2.2 87 7.8 6.1- 9.8 1,351 90.8 88.8-92.6
Non-Hispanic Black 451 17 4.7 2.8- 7.8 34 8.5 5.4-13.2 400 86.8 81.8-90.6
Other 357 *** *** *** 15 3.5 2.0- 6.1 330 94.2 91.2-96.2
AGE
18-34 440 *** *** *** 26 6.3 4.1- 9.6 402 91.1 87.5-93.7
35-44 328 *** *** *** *** *** *** 306 90.3 84.2-94.2
45-54 405 *** *** *** 33 9.9 6.5-14.8 368 88.6 83.5-92.2
55-64 406 *** *** *** 29 8.4 5.6-12.5 365 89.0 84.7-92.2
65-74 386 *** *** *** 26 8.1 5.3-12.2 351 89.8 85.4-93.0
75+ 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 *** *** *** 26 15.3 9.3-24.1 167 81.0 72.3-87.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 525 17 3.8 2.2- 6.5 48 10.0 7.3-13.6 460 86.2 82.2-89.4
Some Post-H.S. 589 *** *** *** 37 6.5 4.6- 9.2 538 91.8 88.9-94.0
College Graduate 947 *** *** *** 25 3.2 2.1- 5.1 911 95.6 93.6-96.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 612 *** *** *** 63 14.2 10.6-18.9 532 83.2 78.4-87.0
No 1,644 34 2.2 1.5- 3.2 73 4.9 3.8- 6.4 1,537 92.9 91.2-94.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 225 *** *** *** 15 8.1 4.4-14.3 204 90.0 83.7-94.1
Non-Veteran 2,037 45 2.3 1.7- 3.3 121 7.3 5.9- 9.0 1,871 90.3 88.5-91.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,251 22 2.0 1.2- 3.2 68 5.9 4.5- 7.7 1,161 92.1 90.1-93.8
Unemployed 137 *** *** *** 16 17.1 9.4-29.1 114 78.4 66.8-86.7
Retired 577 *** *** *** 22 4.5 2.8- 7.1 540 92.8 89.7-95.0
Unable to Work 142 *** *** *** 23 22.9 14.4-34.4 114 73.8 62.4-82.7
Other not in Labor Force 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 286 *** *** *** 27 10.2 6.7-15.3 248 86.3 80.7-90.4
$25,000- 34,999 173 *** *** *** 15 11.1 6.4-18.5 154 86.4 78.8-91.6
$35,000- 49,999 237 *** *** *** 14 6.4 3.5-11.2 217 91.7 86.8-94.9
$50,000- 74,999 276 *** *** *** 17 6.6 4.0-10.8 253 89.6 84.1-93.4
$75,000+ 706 *** *** *** 21 3.3 2.0- 5.4 681 96.2 94.0-97.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 61 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 185 *** *** *** 22 18.0 10.3-29.4 153 76.5 65.4-84.8
101% to 150% 219 *** *** *** 19 10.1 6.3-15.9 190 85.4 79.0-90.1
151% to 200% 181 *** *** *** *** *** *** 165 91.5 85.4-95.2
More than 200% 1,159 *** *** *** 49 4.6 3.4- 6.3 1,096 93.9 92.0-95.4
HOUSING
Own 1,490 25 1.7 1.1- 2.7 71 6.2 4.7- 8.2 1,394 92.0 89.9-93.7
Rent 596 22 3.8 2.3- 6.4 50 9.7 7.1-13.2 524 86.4 82.6-89.5
Other arrangement 160 *** *** *** *** *** *** 142 87.3 78.7-92.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,181 29 2.8 1.9- 4.2 50 4.3 3.1- 5.8 1,102 92.9 91.0-94.5
Regional City or Suburban County 584 *** *** *** 46 10.0 7.3-13.5 527 88.6 84.9-91.4
Rural 503 *** *** *** 40 11.5 7.7-16.8 452 86.3 81.0-90.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,003 27 2.6 1.6- 4.0 73 9.7 7.3-12.8 903 87.7 84.5-90.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,173 23 2.2 1.4- 3.5 56 5.3 3.9- 7.1 1,094 92.5 90.4-94.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 721 *** *** *** 35 5.7 3.9- 8.1 676 93.0 90.4-94.9
2nd Quartile 896 22 2.4 1.5- 4.0 58 8.1 5.9-11.1 816 89.4 86.4-91.9
3rd Quartile 575 18 3.5 2.0- 6.1 37 7.7 5.2-11.1 520 88.8 85.0-91.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 76 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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