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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 1,140 79 6.7 5.1- 8.8 158 14.0 11.7-16.7 903 79.3 76.2-82.1
GENDER
Male 593 48 7.0 5.0- 9.8 87 15.5 12.2-19.5 458 77.5 73.1-81.3
Female 547 31 6.2 3.9- 9.8 71 12.3 9.3-16.0 445 81.5 77.0-85.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 793 66 8.1 6.0-10.9 114 14.5 11.7-17.7 613 77.4 73.6-80.8
Non-Hispanic Black 202 *** *** *** 27 14.5 9.3-21.8 168 82.3 74.7-88.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 433 31 7.2 4.7-10.8 56 13.3 10.0-17.5 346 79.5 74.6-83.6
35-44 203 16 6.9 3.7-12.6 31 18.3 12.5-26.0 156 74.8 66.6-81.5
45-54 188 12 6.8 3.6-12.5 28 13.9 8.9-21.2 148 79.3 71.3-85.5
55-64 198 12 3.3 1.7- 6.3 28 12.6 8.0-19.4 158 84.0 77.2-89.1
65-74 85 *** *** *** 12 13.4 6.4-25.8 *** *** ***
75+ 22 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 128 *** *** *** 14 10.8 5.7-19.6 106 82.9 73.6-89.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 385 29 6.5 4.1-10.1 56 14.9 10.9-19.9 300 78.6 73.1-83.3
Some Post-H.S. 386 27 7.0 4.2-11.4 46 11.9 8.6-16.1 313 81.2 75.9-85.5
College Graduate 239 15 6.9 3.9-11.8 42 21.3 15.4-28.7 182 71.8 64.2-78.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 *** *** *** 20 12.0 6.8-20.5 126 84.2 75.7-90.2
$15,000- 24,999 204 14 4.5 2.3- 8.6 27 16.3 10.5-24.3 163 79.3 71.1-85.6
$25,000- 34,999 127 *** *** *** 18 13.4 7.9-21.8 99 76.8 66.7-84.6
$35,000- 49,999 178 *** *** *** 25 11.8 7.1-19.2 143 82.5 74.3-88.5
$50,000-74,999 142 13 8.7 4.5-16.1 19 14.5 9.0-22.5 110 76.9 67.8-84.0
$75,000+ 173 13 8.0 4.5-14.0 29 16.3 10.9-23.6 131 75.7 67.6-82.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 339 31 7.7 4.9-12.0 44 14.1 9.6-20.2 264 78.2 71.7-83.6
No 657 36 5.8 3.8- 8.7 91 13.5 10.6-16.9 530 80.8 76.8-84.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 408 37 7.6 4.9-11.5 57 15.6 11.3-21.1 314 76.9 70.9-81.9
No 726 41 6.1 4.2- 8.8 100 13.3 10.7-16.4 585 80.6 76.9-83.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 170 19 9.8 5.6-16.4 21 13.7 8.1-22.3 130 76.5 67.5-83.7
Non-Veteran 969 60 6.2 4.5- 8.5 137 14.1 11.6-17.0 772 79.7 76.3-82.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 300 16 5.0 3.0- 8.3 45 14.7 10.7-19.7 239 80.3 74.8-84.8
Regional City or Suburban County 247 21 10.0 5.9-16.6 35 13.0 9.0-18.6 191 76.9 69.7-82.8
Rural 594 42 6.0 4.1- 8.8 78 14.1 10.7-18.5 474 79.9 75.2-83.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 664 45 7.2 5.0-10.1 96 14.5 11.6-18.0 523 78.3 74.3-81.9
Unemployed 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 132 *** *** *** 17 11.5 6.3-20.2 108 83.2 73.5-89.9
Unable to Work 148 18 9.4 5.1-16.9 23 18.8 11.0-30.0 107 71.8 60.7-80.8
Other not in Labor Force 110 *** *** *** *** *** *** 98 90.2 82.2-94.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 138 *** *** *** 20 12.4 7.1-20.8 108 81.6 72.6-88.1
101% to 150% 210 18 7.4 4.0-13.4 26 12.6 7.6-20.2 166 80.0 71.8-86.2
151% to 200% 75 *** *** *** 13 17.8 9.9-29.8 *** *** ***
More than 200% 485 35 7.5 5.1-10.9 73 15.1 11.7-19.3 377 77.4 72.6-81.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 222 15 5.8 3.0-11.0 23 12.4 7.2-20.6 184 81.8 73.4-88.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 445 32 6.8 4.5-10.3 59 12.6 9.3-16.9 354 80.6 75.7-84.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 474 32 6.8 4.5-10.3 76 15.6 12.1-19.8 366 77.6 72.8-81.8

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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.

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