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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

E-Cigarettes

E-Cigarette/Vaping Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Never Used No Longer Used Use Some Days Use Every Day
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,353 5,216 78.9 77.6-80.2 900 16.7 15.5-18.0 158 3.0 2.5- 3.6 79 1.4 1.1- 1.9
-Eastern NC 2,268 1,841 77.3 74.9-79.5 340 18.4 16.3-20.6 51 2.7 1.9- 3.8 36 1.7 1.1- 2.5
GENDER
Male 1,052 810 71.8 68.1-75.3 191 22.9 19.6-26.4 30 3.6 2.3- 5.4 21 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Female 1,216 1,031 82.5 79.4-85.2 149 14.0 11.6-16.9 21 1.9 1.1- 3.3 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,368 1,090 76.2 73.2-79.0 211 18.0 15.5-20.7 37 3.4 2.3- 5.0 30 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Non-Hispanic Black 608 521 80.5 75.4-84.7 77 17.5 13.5-22.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 457 288 61.8 56.5-66.9 136 30.6 25.9-35.8 18 4.3 2.6- 7.1 15 3.2 1.8- 5.7
35-44 285 212 72.2 64.8-78.5 59 22.5 16.7-29.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 354 287 82.0 76.9-86.3 55 14.6 10.9-19.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 483 405 83.8 79.2-87.5 62 13.4 10.1-17.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 439 404 92.5 88.6-95.1 24 6.0 3.6- 9.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 209 77.7 69.9-84.0 37 19.8 13.8-27.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 690 531 73.3 68.9-77.4 123 21.0 17.3-25.2 18 3.2 1.8- 5.7 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 689 538 74.8 70.5-78.7 120 20.4 16.8-24.4 19 3.3 1.9- 5.6 *** *** ***
College Graduate 629 557 86.9 82.9-90.0 59 10.1 7.4-13.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 164 68.4 59.7-75.9 47 27.0 19.8-35.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 366 287 73.8 67.2-79.5 62 20.6 15.4-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 229 181 74.7 66.5-81.4 37 19.9 13.7-27.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 329 254 76.2 69.9-81.6 60 19.1 14.4-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 272 224 77.8 70.4-83.8 38 18.3 12.7-25.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 435 381 84.7 79.7-88.7 46 13.0 9.4-17.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 655 516 75.7 71.0-79.9 105 19.3 15.4-23.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 1,413 1,177 79.4 76.4-82.1 197 17.2 14.7-20.0 28 2.7 1.7- 4.3 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 740 578 74.1 69.6-78.2 121 20.6 16.9-25.0 20 2.8 1.6- 5.0 21 2.4 1.4- 4.1
No 1,521 1,257 78.6 75.7-81.2 219 17.5 15.1-20.1 30 2.6 1.7- 4.0 15 1.4 0.7- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 428 333 71.5 65.7-76.7 70 21.7 17.0-27.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,840 1,508 78.5 75.9-80.9 270 17.7 15.4-20.2 40 2.7 1.8- 3.9 22 1.2 0.7- 2.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 147 117 74.5 65.0-82.1 25 20.4 13.5-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 398 321 77.8 72.6-82.3 63 18.5 14.4-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,725 1,404 77.4 74.6-80.0 253 18.2 15.8-20.8 40 2.9 1.9- 4.2 28 1.6 1.0- 2.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,108 873 73.7 70.1-77.0 188 21.0 18.0-24.5 30 3.6 2.4- 5.5 17 1.7 0.9- 2.9
Unemployed 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 628 575 91.3 88.0-93.8 42 7.6 5.3-11.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 268 210 76.1 68.9-82.0 38 15.5 10.9-21.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 163 119 75.5 67.1-82.3 40 23.5 16.7-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 216 161 72.9 65.0-79.6 38 18.4 12.8-25.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 357 267 70.1 63.1-76.2 72 25.9 20.0-32.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 169 137 78.0 69.0-85.0 21 13.1 8.1-20.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,027 866 81.4 78.1-84.4 134 15.6 12.9-18.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 785 647 78.8 74.5-82.5 111 17.3 13.9-21.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,061 851 75.9 72.4-79.0 168 19.7 16.8-23.0 25 2.7 1.7- 4.4 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 424 344 78.0 72.4-82.7 62 17.2 12.9-22.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Data in this table were derived from the E-Cigarettes questions 1 and 2. Those who answered no to the first question form the Never Used category.

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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