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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,225 1,024 80.3 77.2-83.0 167 16.2 13.7-19.1 27 2.9 1.8- 4.5 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 493 405 77.2 71.9-81.7 73 18.6 14.5-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 732 619 82.7 79.0-85.9 94 14.3 11.4-17.9 16 2.7 1.5- 4.7 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 261 178 65.8 58.8-72.2 69 29.2 23.2-36.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 177 138 76.9 67.8-84.0 30 16.7 10.8-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 214 186 86.2 79.5-91.0 21 9.4 5.8-15.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 266 230 85.5 79.5-90.0 33 13.8 9.5-19.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 190 177 93.8 89.0-96.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 131 76.4 66.0-84.4 24 21.9 14.1-32.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 427 352 78.5 73.0-83.1 63 16.7 12.8-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 334 273 78.5 72.7-83.3 55 19.4 14.8-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 305 267 88.9 84.1-92.4 25 6.1 3.9- 9.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 137 72.0 61.9-80.3 29 21.4 14.3-30.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 259 211 77.1 69.5-83.2 43 21.7 15.7-29.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 141 122 84.5 75.4-90.6 15 11.2 6.1-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 117 77.9 68.4-85.2 25 16.6 10.7-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 125 103 77.9 67.2-85.9 17 16.6 9.7-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 326 269 77.4 69.9-83.5 48 17.8 12.4-24.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 828 698 81.3 77.7-84.5 108 15.7 12.8-19.1 17 2.4 1.4- 4.3 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 392 316 74.5 67.9-80.1 58 18.0 13.3-24.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 829 705 82.6 79.1-85.6 108 15.5 12.6-18.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 148 126 82.0 72.3-88.8 16 12.1 7.1-19.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,077 898 80.0 76.7-83.0 151 16.7 14.0-19.9 24 2.7 1.7- 4.3 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 436 353 80.3 75.7-84.3 66 15.6 12.1-19.9 15 3.8 2.1- 6.7 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 234 194 81.4 74.6-86.8 37 17.7 12.5-24.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 555 477 79.6 73.9-84.3 64 16.2 12.0-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 601 488 78.3 73.9-82.2 93 18.1 14.5-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 269 95.6 92.7-97.4 14 4.0 2.3- 6.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 187 155 79.6 70.6-86.3 25 13.6 8.7-20.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 125 72.9 63.4-80.8 30 24.7 17.1-34.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 244 208 80.8 73.0-86.7 30 16.8 11.2-24.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 420 356 82.8 77.6-86.9 50 12.8 9.3-17.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 321 283 81.7 73.6-87.7 34 15.6 10.2-23.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 371 308 81.4 76.1-85.7 53 15.8 11.8-20.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 533 433 79.2 74.7-83.1 80 16.7 13.1-20.9 17 3.6 2.1- 6.1 *** *** ***

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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.

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