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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Non-Hispanic Black

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,359 1,143 21.2 19.9-22.6 5,216 78.8 77.4-80.1
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,226 202 19.8 17.0-22.9 1,024 80.2 77.1-83.0
GENDER
Male 494 89 22.9 18.4-28.2 405 77.1 71.8-81.6
Female 732 113 17.3 14.1-21.0 619 82.7 79.0-85.9
AGE
18-34 262 84 34.3 28.0-41.3 178 65.7 58.7-72.0
35-44 177 39 23.1 16.0-32.2 138 76.9 67.8-84.0
45-54 214 28 13.8 9.0-20.5 186 86.2 79.5-91.0
55-64 266 36 14.5 10.0-20.5 230 85.5 79.5-90.0
65-74 190 13 6.2 3.5-11.0 177 93.8 89.0-96.5
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 27 23.6 15.6-34.0 131 76.4 66.0-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 427 75 21.5 16.9-27.0 352 78.5 73.0-83.1
Some Post-H.S. 335 62 21.7 16.8-27.5 273 78.3 72.5-83.2
College Graduate 305 38 11.1 7.6-15.9 267 88.9 84.1-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 35 28.0 19.7-38.1 137 72.0 61.9-80.3
$15,000- 24,999 259 48 22.9 16.8-30.5 211 77.1 69.5-83.2
$25,000- 34,999 141 19 15.5 9.4-24.6 122 84.5 75.4-90.6
$35,000- 49,999 149 32 22.1 14.8-31.6 117 77.9 68.4-85.2
$50,000- 74,999 125 22 22.1 14.1-32.8 103 77.9 67.2-85.9
$75,000+ 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 58 22.8 16.7-30.2 269 77.2 69.8-83.3
No 828 130 18.7 15.5-22.3 698 81.3 77.7-84.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 393 77 25.7 20.0-32.3 316 74.3 67.7-80.0
No 829 124 17.4 14.4-20.9 705 82.6 79.1-85.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 22 18.0 11.2-27.7 126 82.0 72.3-88.8
Non-Veteran 1,078 180 20.0 17.1-23.3 898 80.0 76.7-82.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 436 83 19.7 15.7-24.3 353 80.3 75.7-84.3
Regional City or Suburban County 235 41 18.8 13.5-25.7 194 81.2 74.3-86.5
Rural 555 78 20.4 15.7-26.1 477 79.6 73.9-84.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 602 114 21.7 17.9-26.2 488 78.3 73.8-82.1
Unemployed 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 16 4.4 2.6- 7.3 269 95.6 92.7-97.4
Unable to Work 187 32 20.4 13.7-29.4 155 79.6 70.6-86.3
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 34 27.1 19.2-36.6 125 72.9 63.4-80.8
101% to 150% 244 36 19.2 13.3-27.0 208 80.8 73.0-86.7
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 420 64 17.2 13.1-22.4 356 82.8 77.6-86.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 321 38 18.3 12.3-26.4 283 81.7 73.6-87.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 372 64 18.8 14.5-24.1 308 81.2 75.9-85.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 533 100 20.8 16.9-25.3 433 79.2 74.7-83.1

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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.

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