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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

E-Cigarettes

Do you now use e-cigarettes or other electronic vaping products every day, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Every Day Some Days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,140 79 6.7 5.1- 8.8 158 14.0 11.7-16.7 903 79.3 76.2-82.1
-Eastern NC 428 36 7.3 4.8-10.8 51 11.8 8.5-16.2 341 80.9 75.9-85.1
GENDER
Male 243 21 6.1 3.6-10.2 30 12.5 8.3-18.5 192 81.3 74.9-86.4
Female 185 *** *** *** 21 10.7 6.1-18.2 149 80.2 71.4-86.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 278 30 10.2 6.6-15.7 37 14.3 9.8-20.3 211 75.5 68.6-81.2
Non-Hispanic Black 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 169 15 8.4 4.7-14.6 18 11.4 7.0-18.0 136 80.2 72.5-86.2
35-44 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 160 18 9.1 5.1-15.6 18 11.9 6.8-20.0 124 79.0 70.2-85.8
Some Post-H.S. 151 *** *** *** 19 13.1 7.8-21.2 120 80.8 71.9-87.4
College Graduate 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 140 *** *** *** 18 11.3 6.3-19.5 106 79.7 70.3-86.7
No 236 *** *** *** 28 13.2 8.5-19.9 197 83.5 76.7-88.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 163 21 9.1 5.2-15.4 20 10.9 6.2-18.3 122 80.1 71.7-86.4
No 264 *** *** *** 30 12.1 7.9-18.0 219 81.6 75.0-86.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 71 76.8 65.1-85.4
Non-Veteran 332 22 5.5 3.3- 9.2 40 12.3 8.5-17.6 270 82.1 76.4-86.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 83.4 71.3-91.0
Rural 322 28 6.8 4.3-10.8 40 12.7 8.7-18.2 254 80.5 74.5-85.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 235 17 6.4 3.6-11.0 30 13.8 9.2-20.3 188 79.8 72.9-85.4
Unemployed 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 44 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 161 *** *** *** *** *** *** 134 84.1 75.5-90.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 139 *** *** *** *** *** *** 112 81.9 72.1-88.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 210 *** *** *** 25 11.3 7.0-17.5 168 81.5 74.3-87.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents who said they have used an e-cigarette at least once in their entire life.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 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.

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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