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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products

In the past 12 months, have you ever tried an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette), electronic hookah
(e-hookah), or vape pen?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,706 658 14.7 13.4-16.0 5,048 85.3 84.0-86.6
GENDER
Male 2,412 322 16.8 14.9-18.9 2,090 83.2 81.1-85.1
Female 3,294 336 12.7 11.2-14.3 2,958 87.3 85.7-88.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,871 485 16.7 15.1-18.4 3,386 83.3 81.6-84.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,101 93 10.0 8.0-12.4 1,008 90.0 87.6-92.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 178 33 18.6 12.3-27.1 145 81.4 72.9-87.7
Hispanic 406 27 7.3 4.8-11.0 379 92.7 89.0-95.2
AGE
18-34 906 200 24.7 21.4-28.3 706 75.3 71.7-78.6
35-44 791 127 17.5 14.5-20.9 664 82.5 79.1-85.5
45-54 1,009 145 15.2 12.7-18.1 864 84.8 81.9-87.3
55-64 1,210 121 10.7 8.8-13.1 1,089 89.3 86.9-91.2
65-74 1,034 55 5.6 3.9- 8.1 979 94.4 91.9-96.1
75+ 687 *** *** *** 679 98.8 97.2-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 609 68 13.6 10.2-17.9 541 86.4 82.1-89.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,571 223 18.1 15.7-20.8 1,348 81.9 79.2-84.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,592 243 17.9 15.6-20.5 1,349 82.1 79.5-84.4
College Graduate 1,911 121 7.3 6.0- 8.9 1,790 92.7 91.1-94.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 525 89 19.0 15.2-23.6 436 81.0 76.4-84.8
$15,000- 24,999 953 128 15.2 12.4-18.5 825 84.8 81.5-87.6
$25,000- 34,999 494 68 20.1 15.5-25.6 426 79.9 74.4-84.5
$35,000- 49,999 648 78 15.2 11.8-19.4 570 84.8 80.6-88.2
$50,000-74,999 721 75 13.0 9.8-17.1 646 87.0 82.9-90.2
$75,000+ 1,213 91 10.8 8.6-13.4 1,122 89.2 86.6-91.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,578 242 18.3 15.9-21.0 1,336 81.7 79.0-84.1
No 4,106 412 13.3 11.9-14.8 3,694 86.7 85.2-88.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 755 79 11.4 8.8-14.6 676 88.6 85.4-91.2
Non-Veteran 4,935 576 15.1 13.8-16.5 4,359 84.9 83.5-86.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,618 167 13.1 11.1-15.6 1,451 86.9 84.4-88.9
Regional City or Suburban 1,258 158 15.1 12.8-17.7 1,100 84.9 82.3-87.2
Rural 2,830 333 15.5 13.7-17.6 2,497 84.5 82.4-86.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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