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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,884 2,294 75.9 73.9-77.9 455 18.6 16.8-20.5 87 3.7 2.9- 4.8 48 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Female 3,469 2,922 81.6 79.8-83.3 445 15.0 13.4-16.7 71 2.3 1.7- 3.0 31 1.1 0.7- 1.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,280 3,489 77.7 76.0-79.4 611 17.2 15.8-18.8 114 3.2 2.6- 4.0 66 1.8 1.3- 2.5
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 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 232 182 79.6 71.3-86.0 40 17.2 11.2-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 440 390 87.6 83.3-90.9 45 11.1 8.0-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 1,289 856 64.6 61.4-67.7 346 28.1 25.3-31.2 56 4.7 3.5- 6.3 31 2.6 1.7- 3.9
35-44 850 647 76.4 72.8-79.7 156 17.7 14.8-21.0 31 4.3 2.9- 6.4 16 1.6 0.9- 3.1
45-54 1,028 840 80.9 77.8-83.7 148 15.1 12.6-18.1 28 2.7 1.7- 4.2 12 1.3 0.7- 2.5
55-64 1,238 1,040 84.7 82.2-87.0 158 12.8 10.8-15.3 28 1.9 1.2- 3.1 12 0.5 0.3- 1.0
65-74 1,181 1,097 92.8 90.5-94.5 65 5.7 4.1- 7.7 12 1.0 0.5- 2.0 *** *** ***
75+ 694 673 97.1 95.2-98.2 18 2.6 1.6- 4.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 690 563 75.9 71.2-80.0 105 20.0 16.2-24.5 14 2.6 1.4- 5.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,733 1,349 74.1 71.3-76.6 299 20.4 18.0-22.9 56 3.9 2.8- 5.3 29 1.7 1.1- 2.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,845 1,459 77.0 74.5-79.3 313 18.7 16.6-21.0 46 2.7 2.0- 3.8 27 1.6 1.0- 2.7
College Graduate 2,072 1,834 88.1 86.3-89.7 181 8.5 7.2-10.1 42 2.5 1.8- 3.6 15 0.8 0.5- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 586 430 69.2 64.0-74.0 126 25.9 21.4-31.0 20 3.7 2.1- 6.6 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 1,036 832 74.9 71.1-78.5 163 19.9 16.6-23.5 27 4.1 2.6- 6.4 14 1.1 0.6- 2.2
$25,000- 34,999 605 478 75.3 70.6-79.5 99 19.0 15.2-23.4 18 3.3 1.9- 5.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 775 597 73.2 68.9-77.2 143 22.1 18.4-26.3 25 3.2 1.9- 5.3 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 823 681 80.0 76.4-83.2 110 15.3 12.5-18.7 19 2.9 1.8- 4.7 13 1.7 0.9- 3.3
$75,000+ 1,420 1,248 86.3 83.9-88.4 130 10.4 8.5-12.6 29 2.2 1.5- 3.4 13 1.1 0.6- 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,587 1,251 74.5 71.4-77.4 261 19.9 17.3-22.8 44 3.6 2.4- 5.4 31 2.0 1.2- 3.1
No 4,114 3,457 80.9 79.3-82.5 530 15.4 14.0-16.9 91 2.6 2.0- 3.3 36 1.1 0.7- 1.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,855 1,449 73.7 70.8-76.3 312 20.2 17.8-22.8 57 4.1 2.9- 5.8 37 2.0 1.3- 3.1
No 4,475 3,750 80.8 79.2-82.2 584 15.5 14.2-17.0 100 2.6 2.0- 3.2 41 1.2 0.8- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 922 754 78.0 74.4-81.3 128 16.7 13.9-20.0 21 3.0 1.8- 5.2 19 2.2 1.2- 3.8
Non-Veteran 5,429 4,461 79.0 77.6-80.4 771 16.7 15.4-18.1 137 3.0 2.4- 3.6 60 1.3 0.9- 1.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,737 1,437 80.8 78.5-83.0 239 15.4 13.4-17.6 45 2.8 2.0- 3.9 16 1.0 0.6- 1.6
Regional City or Suburban County 1,433 1,187 79.0 76.1-81.7 190 16.1 13.8-18.8 35 2.7 1.9- 4.0 21 2.1 1.2- 3.6
Rural 3,186 2,594 77.2 75.1-79.2 472 18.2 16.4-20.1 78 3.2 2.4- 4.3 42 1.4 0.9- 2.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,248 2,584 76.4 74.4-78.2 523 18.5 16.9-20.3 96 3.4 2.7- 4.3 45 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Unemployed 251 172 66.1 57.9-73.5 60 26.2 19.4-34.5 14 6.0 3.3-10.7 *** *** ***
Retired 1,738 1,608 92.5 90.8-94.0 106 6.2 4.9- 7.8 17 0.9 0.5- 1.6 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 582 435 71.4 66.1-76.2 106 20.4 16.4-25.2 23 5.4 3.1- 9.4 18 2.7 1.5- 5.0
Other not in Labor Force 510 400 78.2 73.7-82.1 98 19.7 15.9-24.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 208 148 68.0 59.6-75.4 53 27.3 20.4-35.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 569 431 70.6 65.2-75.5 108 24.0 19.3-29.3 20 3.6 2.1- 6.3 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 953 743 74.9 71.1-78.4 166 20.1 16.9-23.6 26 3.2 1.9- 5.3 18 1.9 1.0- 3.5
151% to 200% 429 354 78.4 72.8-83.0 57 16.8 12.6-22.0 13 3.8 2.1- 6.9 *** *** ***
More than 200% 3,035 2,551 81.7 79.8-83.4 376 14.2 12.6-15.9 73 2.8 2.1- 3.6 35 1.4 0.9- 2.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,267 1,047 78.4 74.9-81.5 182 17.6 14.8-20.9 23 2.7 1.5- 4.7 15 1.3 0.6- 2.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,314 1,870 77.3 75.0-79.4 353 18.3 16.3-20.5 59 2.9 2.1- 3.9 32 1.6 1.0- 2.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,775 2,301 80.1 78.1-81.9 366 15.4 13.8-17.2 76 3.1 2.4- 4.0 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1

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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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