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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Females

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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
-FEMALES 3,471 549 18.4 16.7-20.2 2,922 81.6 79.8-83.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,341 370 19.2 17.0-21.5 1,971 80.8 78.5-83.0
Non-Hispanic Black 732 113 17.3 14.1-21.0 619 82.7 79.0-85.9
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 639 177 29.9 25.7-34.6 462 70.1 65.4-74.3
35-44 463 104 21.6 17.5-26.3 359 78.4 73.7-82.5
45-54 549 95 16.9 13.4-21.0 454 83.1 79.0-86.6
55-64 680 108 14.8 11.8-18.4 572 85.2 81.6-88.2
65-74 659 52 8.6 6.1-12.1 607 91.4 87.9-93.9
75+ 441 12 2.9 1.5- 5.7 429 97.1 94.3-98.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 340 60 21.2 15.7-28.0 280 78.8 72.0-84.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 920 162 21.0 17.7-24.7 758 79.0 75.3-82.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,047 206 21.8 18.8-25.2 841 78.2 74.8-81.2
College Graduate 1,156 120 10.4 8.4-12.7 1,036 89.6 87.3-91.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 94 29.2 23.4-35.7 263 70.8 64.3-76.6
$15,000- 24,999 605 106 22.5 17.9-27.8 499 77.5 72.2-82.1
$25,000- 34,999 315 56 20.5 15.1-27.1 259 79.5 72.9-84.9
$35,000- 49,999 430 83 20.3 15.7-25.7 347 79.7 74.3-84.3
$50,000- 74,999 417 53 14.8 11.0-19.6 364 85.2 80.4-89.0
$75,000+ 670 68 11.8 9.1-15.2 602 88.2 84.8-90.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 914 167 20.3 17.0-24.1 747 79.7 75.9-83.0
No 2,254 315 16.8 14.8-19.1 1,939 83.2 80.9-85.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,073 206 21.5 18.4-25.0 867 78.5 75.0-81.6
No 2,380 337 17.1 15.1-19.3 2,043 82.9 80.7-84.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,384 534 18.4 16.7-20.2 2,850 81.6 79.8-83.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 928 140 16.4 13.7-19.5 788 83.6 80.5-86.3
Regional City or Suburban County 795 124 19.7 16.2-23.9 671 80.3 76.1-83.8
Rural 1,748 285 19.3 16.8-22.0 1,463 80.7 78.0-83.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,554 274 20.5 18.0-23.3 1,280 79.5 76.7-82.0
Unemployed 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,012 72 7.4 5.5- 9.9 940 92.6 90.1-94.5
Unable to Work 357 84 23.4 18.2-29.7 273 76.6 70.3-81.8
Other not in Labor Force 405 72 17.5 13.6-22.4 333 82.5 77.6-86.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 143 40 30.2 21.7-40.3 103 69.8 59.7-78.3
50% to 100% 315 78 30.4 23.6-38.2 237 69.6 61.8-76.4
101% to 150% 544 103 19.9 15.9-24.5 441 80.1 75.5-84.1
151% to 200% 229 32 16.7 11.1-24.4 197 83.3 75.6-88.9
More than 200% 1,544 204 14.8 12.7-17.2 1,340 85.2 82.8-87.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 713 108 18.5 14.6-23.1 605 81.5 76.9-85.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,262 222 20.5 17.7-23.6 1,040 79.5 76.4-82.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,496 219 17.0 14.7-19.7 1,277 83.0 80.3-85.3

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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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