2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Secondhand Smoke

On how many of the past 7 days, did you smell tobacco smoke from someone else's cigarette,
cigar, or pipe drifting into your home from nearby apartments or from outside?

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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 4,731 185 4.2 3.5- 5.1 94 2.3 1.8- 3.1 4,452 93.4 92.4-94.4
-Piedmont NC 2,253 92 4.0 3.1- 5.2 43 2.4 1.6- 3.6 2,118 93.5 92.0-94.8
GENDER
Male 1,017 43 4.3 3.0- 6.2 *** *** *** 954 92.7 90.0-94.7
Female 1,236 49 3.8 2.6- 5.4 23 2.0 1.3- 3.2 1,164 94.2 92.4-95.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,447 45 2.8 2.0- 4.0 19 1.9 1.2- 3.2 1,383 95.3 93.7-96.5
Non-Hispanic Black 451 27 6.7 4.2-10.4 *** *** *** 410 89.3 84.3-92.8
Other 355 20 5.1 3.0- 8.4 *** *** *** 325 93.0 89.4-95.4
AGE
18-34 439 36 7.6 5.1-11.2 *** *** *** 389 89.4 85.4-92.3
35-44 326 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 403 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 402 *** *** *** *** *** *** 377 93.5 89.9-95.9
65-74 382 *** *** *** *** *** *** 364 96.0 93.3-97.7
75+ 255 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 17 7.6 4.4-12.9 *** *** *** 175 85.6 77.3-91.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 523 23 4.4 2.7- 7.2 *** *** *** 489 93.8 90.9-95.8
Some Post-H.S. 583 *** *** *** 18 3.4 2.0- 5.7 548 93.6 90.5-95.7
College Graduate 942 35 3.4 2.4- 4.9 *** *** *** 902 96.2 94.7-97.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 608 33 5.4 3.6- 8.1 25 6.2 3.7-10.3 550 88.3 84.1-91.6
No 1,632 59 3.6 2.6- 4.9 18 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,555 95.4 93.9-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 222 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,025 83 4.0 3.1- 5.3 37 2.3 1.5- 3.6 1,905 93.6 92.0-95.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,244 50 3.4 2.4- 4.8 19 1.7 1.0- 3.0 1,175 94.8 93.1-96.1
Unemployed 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 572 18 3.2 1.9- 5.5 *** *** *** 546 95.4 92.9-97.1
Unable to Work 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** 120 83.1 73.8-89.6
Other not in Labor Force 147 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 134 18 15.8 8.7-26.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 284 16 5.1 2.9- 8.8 *** *** *** 259 92.6 88.5-95.3
$25,000- 34,999 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 233 *** *** *** *** *** *** 214 92.8 88.2-95.7
$50,000- 74,999 274 *** *** *** *** *** *** 254 92.0 86.8-95.2
$75,000+ 704 15 2.0 1.2- 3.5 *** *** *** 686 97.0 94.9-98.2
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 182 20 9.3 5.5-15.3 *** *** *** 156 83.2 72.4-90.3
101% to 150% 216 *** *** *** *** *** *** 198 93.4 89.0-96.1
151% to 200% 179 *** *** *** *** *** *** 164 92.1 86.3-95.5
More than 200% 1,154 38 3.0 2.0- 4.4 *** *** *** 1,106 95.5 93.8-96.8
HOUSING
Own 1,478 33 2.4 1.5- 3.7 *** *** *** 1,426 95.5 93.6-96.9
Rent 593 53 9.0 6.6-12.2 17 3.2 1.8- 5.7 523 87.8 84.2-90.7
Other arrangement 160 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,174 57 4.5 3.3- 6.2 *** *** *** 1,100 94.0 92.0-95.5
Regional City or Suburban County 576 16 3.2 1.8- 5.7 *** *** *** 546 93.6 90.4-95.7
Rural 503 19 3.9 2.2- 6.9 *** *** *** 472 92.4 87.5-95.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 998 33 2.8 1.8- 4.1 *** *** *** 946 94.7 92.3-96.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,163 55 5.0 3.6- 6.8 21 2.3 1.4- 3.8 1,087 92.7 90.5-94.5
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 713 33 4.5 3.1- 6.6 *** *** *** 667 93.1 90.5-95.1
2nd Quartile 890 31 3.7 2.4- 5.7 *** *** *** 839 93.4 90.7-95.4
3rd Quartile 574 24 3.6 2.2- 5.9 *** *** *** 543 94.7 92.1-96.5
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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