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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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%)
North Carolina 5,706 658 14.7 13.4-16.0 5,048 85.3 84.0-86.6
-Western 1,027 116 14.3 11.4-17.7 911 85.7 82.3-88.6
GENDER
Male 452 61 18.6 13.9-24.5 391 81.4 75.5-86.1
Female 575 55 10.4 7.5-14.2 520 89.6 85.8-92.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 889 102 14.7 11.6-18.5 787 85.3 81.5-88.4
Non-Hispanic Black 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 137 35 26.3 18.2-36.4 102 73.7 63.6-81.8
35-44 109 18 20.8 12.4-32.7 91 79.2 67.3-87.6
45-54 153 22 16.0 9.7-25.3 131 84.0 74.7-90.3
55-64 225 27 11.0 6.8-17.1 198 89.0 82.9-93.2
65-74 241 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 151 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 107 18 17.0 9.6-28.3 89 83.0 71.7-90.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 35 18.3 12.4-26.1 250 81.7 73.9-87.6
Some Post-H.S. 290 37 12.9 8.7-18.9 253 87.1 81.1-91.3
College Graduate 342 25 9.2 5.9-14.0 317 90.8 86.0-94.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 184 36 23.2 15.8-32.6 148 76.8 67.4-84.2
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 329 50 18.5 13.3-25.1 279 81.5 74.9-86.7
No 694 66 12.5 9.2-16.7 628 87.5 83.3-90.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 880 101 15.0 11.9-18.8 779 85.0 81.2-88.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 240 24 11.8 7.5-17.9 216 88.2 82.1-92.5
Rural 787 92 15.2 11.8-19.4 695 84.8 80.6-88.2

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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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