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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Females

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%)
North Carolina 1,140 79 6.7 5.1- 8.8 158 14.0 11.7-16.7 903 79.3 76.2-82.1
-FEMALES 547 31 6.2 3.9- 9.8 71 12.3 9.3-16.0 445 81.5 77.0-85.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 369 25 8.1 4.9-13.1 47 11.3 8.0-15.7 297 80.6 74.9-85.3
Non-Hispanic Black 113 *** *** *** 16 15.5 8.9-25.6 94 82.9 72.8-89.8
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 177 *** *** *** 15 8.1 4.7-13.7 152 83.8 76.0-89.5
35-44 102 *** *** *** 16 20.1 12.0-31.8 *** *** ***
45-54 95 *** *** *** 13 13.3 7.1-23.7 75 80.4 69.5-88.1
55-64 108 *** *** *** 20 18.0 10.5-29.1 84 80.2 69.2-88.0
65-74 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** 49 86.3 74.2-93.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 162 *** *** *** 19 10.5 6.1-17.6 134 85.7 77.9-91.0
Some Post-H.S. 204 13 8.2 3.9-16.1 22 11.6 7.3-17.9 169 80.3 72.0-86.5
College Graduate 120 *** *** *** 22 21.4 13.1-32.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 93 *** *** *** 11 12.5 6.3-23.5 75 82.4 71.1-89.9
$15,000- 24,999 106 *** *** *** 13 11.8 6.1-21.7 86 83.8 73.5-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 82 *** *** *** 14 14.0 7.2-25.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 68 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 165 13 6.1 3.0-12.1 22 11.6 6.9-18.9 130 82.3 74.2-88.3
No 315 *** *** *** 42 12.5 8.8-17.6 263 82.7 76.5-87.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 205 16 5.3 2.8- 9.6 26 12.5 7.9-19.2 163 82.2 75.0-87.7
No 336 14 6.4 3.5-11.7 44 12.1 8.6-16.9 278 81.4 75.4-86.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 532 26 5.4 3.2- 8.9 69 12.5 9.5-16.3 437 82.1 77.6-85.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 140 *** *** *** 18 12.5 7.6-20.0 116 82.6 74.4-88.5
Regional City or Suburban County 122 11 12.2 5.8-23.6 14 10.1 5.6-17.7 97 77.7 66.6-85.9
Rural 285 14 3.5 1.7- 7.2 39 13.4 9.0-19.5 232 83.1 76.7-88.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 272 13 6.9 3.5-13.1 35 12.6 8.6-18.1 224 80.5 73.6-85.9
Unemployed 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 89.2 78.4-94.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 40 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** 62 84.0 71.7-91.6
101% to 150% 103 *** *** *** 13 10.5 5.4-19.5 82 83.8 73.9-90.5
151% to 200% 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 204 12 8.1 4.3-14.7 29 14.0 9.2-20.9 163 77.9 69.9-84.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 108 *** *** *** 13 12.5 6.1-24.0 91 85.3 73.8-92.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 222 15 6.1 3.2-11.4 25 9.3 5.7-14.7 182 84.6 78.0-89.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 217 12 7.5 3.8-14.3 33 14.6 10.0-20.8 172 77.9 70.3-84.0

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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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