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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-Females

During the past 30 days, have you used a hookah or water pipe?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,201 69 1.9 1.4- 2.6 5,132 98.1 97.4-98.6
-FEMALES 2,874 20 0.9 0.5- 1.6 2,854 99.1 98.4-99.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,919 *** *** *** 1,909 99.4 98.5-99.7
Non-Hispanic Black 629 *** *** *** 623 99.1 97.8-99.7
Other 53 *** *** *** 53 100 . - .
AGE
18-34 459 *** *** *** 450 97.8 95.1-99.0
35-44 382 *** *** *** 376 98.6 96.3-99.5
45-54 467 *** *** *** 465 99.4 96.9-99.9
55-64 586 *** *** *** 583 99.8 99.1-99.9
65-74 578 *** *** *** 578 100 . - .
75+ 370 *** *** *** 370 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 295 *** *** *** 294 99.8 98.5- 100
H.S. or G.E.D. 769 *** *** *** 761 97.8 95.0-99.0
Some Post-H.S. 892 *** *** *** 887 99.3 98.2-99.7
College Graduate 911 *** *** *** 905 99.7 99.2-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 *** *** *** 298 98.7 95.8-99.6
$15,000- 24,999 503 *** *** *** 500 99.4 97.0-99.9
$25,000- 34,999 274 *** *** *** 273 98.5 90.0-99.8
$35,000- 49,999 355 *** *** *** 349 98.4 95.2-99.5
$50,000- 74,999 346 *** *** *** 345 99.6 97.3-99.9
$75,000+ 540 *** *** *** 538 99.8 99.3- 100
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 836 *** *** *** 830 99.3 97.9-99.8
No 2,023 14 1.0 0.5- 1.9 2,009 99.0 98.1-99.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 937 *** *** *** 932 99.5 98.7-99.8
No 1,923 15 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,908 98.9 97.9-99.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** 64 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,809 20 0.9 0.5- 1.7 2,789 99.1 98.3-99.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 714 *** *** *** 709 99.2 97.4-99.7
Regional City or Suburban County 660 *** *** *** 655 99.4 98.2-99.8
Rural 1,500 *** *** *** 1,490 98.9 97.4-99.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,278 12 1.1 0.5- 2.2 1,266 98.9 97.8-99.5
Unemployed 107 *** *** *** 105 98.1 92.3-99.6
Retired 860 *** *** *** 859 100 99.9- 100
Unable to Work 309 *** *** *** 309 100 . - .
Other not in Labor Force 310 *** *** *** 305 97.9 94.1-99.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 124 *** *** *** 121 97.4 92.0-99.2
50% to 100% 260 *** *** *** 259 99.9 99.4- 100
101% to 150% 449 *** *** *** 446 99.3 96.6-99.8
151% to 200% 201 *** *** *** 199 96.5 86.6-99.1
More than 200% 1,275 *** *** *** 1,268 99.6 99.0-99.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 624 *** *** *** 618 98.4 94.4-99.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,076 *** *** *** 1,070 99.2 98.1-99.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,174 *** *** *** 1,166 99.2 98.1-99.7

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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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