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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Females

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
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 2,340 1,971 80.9 78.6-83.0 297 15.4 13.5-17.6 47 2.2 1.5- 3.1 25 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Non-Hispanic Black 732 619 82.7 79.0-85.9 94 14.3 11.4-17.9 16 2.7 1.5- 4.7 *** *** ***
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 639 462 70.1 65.4-74.3 152 25.1 21.1-29.6 15 2.4 1.4- 4.2 *** *** ***
35-44 461 359 78.6 73.9-82.7 80 16.1 12.6-20.4 16 4.3 2.5- 7.4 *** *** ***
45-54 549 454 83.1 79.0-86.6 75 13.5 10.4-17.4 13 2.2 1.2- 4.3 *** *** ***
55-64 680 572 85.2 81.6-88.2 84 11.9 9.2-15.2 20 2.7 1.5- 4.6 *** *** ***
65-74 659 607 91.4 87.9-93.9 42 7.1 4.8-10.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 441 429 97.1 94.3-98.5 11 2.9 1.4- 5.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 340 280 78.8 72.0-84.3 49 18.3 13.1-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 920 758 79.0 75.3-82.3 134 18.0 14.9-21.6 19 2.2 1.3- 3.8 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,045 841 78.3 74.9-81.4 169 17.4 14.7-20.5 22 2.5 1.6- 4.0 13 1.8 0.8- 3.7
College Graduate 1,156 1,036 89.6 87.3-91.6 92 7.4 5.8- 9.4 22 2.2 1.3- 3.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 356 263 71.0 64.4-76.8 75 23.9 18.5-30.3 11 3.6 1.8- 7.2 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 605 499 77.5 72.2-82.1 86 18.8 14.5-24.1 13 2.7 1.4- 5.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 315 259 79.5 72.9-84.9 47 17.2 12.2-23.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 429 347 79.9 74.4-84.4 63 15.4 11.5-20.5 14 2.8 1.4- 5.4 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 417 364 85.2 80.4-89.0 43 11.6 8.3-16.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 670 602 88.2 84.8-90.9 55 9.3 6.9-12.4 12 2.3 1.2- 4.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 912 747 79.8 76.1-83.1 130 16.6 13.5-20.2 22 2.3 1.4- 3.9 13 1.2 0.6- 2.5
No 2,254 1,939 83.2 80.9-85.2 263 13.9 12.0-16.0 42 2.1 1.5- 3.0 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,072 867 78.5 75.0-81.7 163 17.6 14.7-21.0 26 2.7 1.7- 4.3 16 1.1 0.6- 2.1
No 2,379 2,043 82.9 80.8-84.9 278 13.9 12.1-15.9 44 2.1 1.4- 2.9 14 1.1 0.6- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,382 2,850 81.7 79.8-83.4 437 15.1 13.5-16.8 69 2.3 1.7- 3.0 26 1.0 0.6- 1.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 928 788 83.6 80.5-86.3 116 13.5 11.0-16.5 18 2.1 1.2- 3.4 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 793 671 80.4 76.3-84.0 97 15.2 12.0-19.1 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6 11 2.4 1.1- 5.0
Rural 1,748 1,463 80.7 78.0-83.2 232 16.0 13.7-18.6 39 2.6 1.7- 3.9 14 0.7 0.3- 1.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,552 1,280 79.5 76.8-82.1 224 16.5 14.2-19.1 35 2.6 1.8- 3.8 13 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Unemployed 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,012 940 92.6 90.1-94.5 58 6.2 4.4- 8.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 357 273 76.6 70.3-81.8 60 17.3 12.7-23.2 15 4.4 2.4- 8.1 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 405 333 82.5 77.6-86.4 63 15.6 11.9-20.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 143 103 69.8 59.7-78.3 34 25.6 17.7-35.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 314 237 69.7 62.0-76.5 62 25.4 18.9-33.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 544 441 80.1 75.5-84.1 82 16.6 13.0-21.1 13 2.1 1.1- 4.1 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 228 197 83.6 75.9-89.2 25 12.4 7.6-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,544 1,340 85.2 82.8-87.3 163 11.5 9.6-13.7 29 2.1 1.3- 3.2 12 1.2 0.6- 2.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 713 605 81.5 76.9-85.4 91 15.8 12.2-20.2 13 2.3 1.1- 4.8 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,262 1,040 79.5 76.4-82.3 182 17.3 14.7-20.3 25 1.9 1.2- 3.1 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,494 1,277 83.0 80.4-85.4 172 13.2 11.1-15.7 33 2.5 1.7- 3.6 12 1.3 0.6- 2.5

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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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