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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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In the past 12 months, have you ever tried an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette), electronic hookah
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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,706 658 14.7 13.4-16.0 5,048 85.3 84.0-86.6
-Piedmont 2,832 321 14.2 12.6-16.0 2,511 85.8 84.0-87.4
GENDER
Male 1,180 150 15.4 12.9-18.2 1,030 84.6 81.8-87.1
Female 1,652 171 13.2 11.2-15.6 1,481 86.8 84.4-88.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,840 235 17.0 14.8-19.4 1,605 83.0 80.6-85.2
Non-Hispanic Black 582 50 9.4 7.0-12.5 532 90.6 87.5-93.0
Other 373 33 9.3 6.3-13.4 340 90.7 86.6-93.7
AGE
18-34 486 101 22.9 18.6-27.8 385 77.1 72.2-81.4
35-44 440 65 16.0 12.4-20.4 375 84.0 79.6-87.6
45-54 540 68 14.5 11.3-18.4 472 85.5 81.6-88.7
55-64 549 55 11.0 8.3-14.5 494 89.0 85.5-91.7
65-74 467 27 7.5 4.7-11.8 440 92.5 88.2-95.3
75+ 312 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 32 12.9 8.5-19.0 259 87.1 81.0-91.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 714 106 18.4 15.2-22.2 608 81.6 77.8-84.8
Some Post-H.S. 741 117 18.4 15.2-22.0 624 81.6 78.0-84.8
College Graduate 1,069 64 6.8 5.2- 8.8 1,005 93.2 91.2-94.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 42 18.9 13.8-25.4 196 81.1 74.6-86.2
$15,000- 24,999 440 49 11.9 8.8-15.9 391 88.1 84.1-91.2
$25,000- 34,999 236 37 21.6 15.3-29.5 199 78.4 70.5-84.7
$35,000- 49,999 304 36 15.9 11.2-22.1 268 84.1 77.9-88.8
$50,000- 74,999 341 40 14.8 10.1-21.2 301 85.2 78.8-89.9
$75,000+ 689 54 10.5 7.9-13.9 635 89.5 86.1-92.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 672 107 18.5 15.1-22.6 565 81.5 77.4-84.9
No 2,150 211 12.9 11.1-14.9 1,939 87.1 85.1-88.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 313 31 11.3 7.8-16.2 282 88.7 83.8-92.2
Non-Veteran 2,509 289 14.6 12.9-16.5 2,220 85.4 83.5-87.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,484 152 13.1 11.0-15.6 1,332 86.9 84.4-89.0
Regional City or Suburban 771 103 15.6 12.8-18.9 668 84.4 81.1-87.2
Rural 577 66 15.2 11.6-19.7 511 84.8 80.3-88.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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