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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,962 517 13.4 12.1-14.8 4,445 86.6 85.2-87.9
No 731 139 21.8 18.3-25.8 592 78.2 74.2-81.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,607 189 15.1 12.8-17.8 1,418 84.9 82.2-87.2
Overweight 1,916 222 14.2 12.3-16.3 1,694 85.8 83.7-87.7
Obese 1,608 186 14.9 12.7-17.4 1,422 85.1 82.6-87.3
Current Smoker
Yes 944 447 50.8 46.9-54.8 497 49.2 45.2-53.1
No 4,731 207 6.3 5.4- 7.5 4,524 93.7 92.5-94.6
History of CVD**
Yes 673 74 11.4 8.7-14.8 599 88.6 85.2-91.3
No 4,986 579 15.1 13.7-16.5 4,407 84.9 83.5-86.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 598 156 30.4 26.2-35.1 442 69.6 64.9-73.8
No 4,922 475 12.3 11.0-13.6 4,447 87.7 86.4-89.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 244 61 32.3 25.4-40.1 183 67.7 59.9-74.6
No 5,264 566 13.6 12.4-14.9 4,698 86.4 85.1-87.6
COPD
Yes 500 125 28.4 23.5-33.9 375 71.6 66.1-76.5
No 5,179 531 13.5 12.2-14.8 4,648 86.5 85.2-87.8
Current Asthma
Yes 487 85 23.0 17.9-29.0 402 77.0 71.0-82.1
No 5,191 567 13.8 12.6-15.2 4,624 86.2 84.8-87.4
Diabetes
Yes 764 64 9.0 6.8-11.7 700 91.0 88.3-93.2
No 4,935 593 15.4 14.1-16.8 4,342 84.6 83.2-85.9
Disability
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
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,824 250 16.2 14.0-18.6 1,574 83.8 81.4-86.0
No 3,882 408 14.1 12.6-15.7 3,474 85.9 84.3-87.4

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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