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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Males

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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
-MALES 2,888 594 24.3 22.3-26.3 2,294 75.7 73.7-77.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,942 425 25.9 23.5-28.5 1,517 74.1 71.5-76.5
Non-Hispanic Black 494 89 22.9 18.4-28.2 405 77.1 71.8-81.6
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 652 258 41.1 36.7-45.5 394 58.9 54.5-63.3
35-44 389 102 26.3 21.3-32.0 287 73.7 68.0-78.7
45-54 479 93 21.4 17.1-26.5 386 78.6 73.5-82.9
55-64 559 91 16.0 12.8-19.9 468 84.0 80.1-87.2
65-74 521 32 5.6 3.6- 8.7 489 94.4 91.3-96.4
75+ 253 *** *** *** 244 97.1 94.1-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 350 68 27.6 21.7-34.3 282 72.4 65.7-78.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 814 223 30.9 27.1-35.0 591 69.1 65.0-72.9
Some Post-H.S. 801 183 24.7 21.3-28.5 618 75.3 71.5-78.7
College Graduate 916 119 13.9 11.4-16.7 797 86.1 83.3-88.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 64 34.2 26.5-42.8 166 65.8 57.2-73.5
$15,000- 24,999 432 99 28.6 23.3-34.5 333 71.4 65.5-76.7
$25,000- 34,999 291 72 29.1 23.0-36.0 219 70.9 64.0-77.0
$35,000- 49,999 346 96 34.4 28.2-41.2 250 65.6 58.8-71.8
$50,000- 74,999 406 89 24.4 19.6-29.9 317 75.6 70.1-80.4
$75,000+ 750 104 15.3 12.3-18.8 646 84.7 81.2-87.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 677 173 32.2 27.5-37.3 504 67.8 62.7-72.5
No 1,859 343 21.7 19.4-24.2 1,516 78.3 75.8-80.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 782 201 32.5 28.2-37.2 581 67.5 62.8-71.8
No 2,096 390 21.5 19.4-23.8 1,706 78.5 76.2-80.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 835 153 22.1 18.7-25.9 682 77.9 74.1-81.3
Non-Veteran 2,050 440 24.9 22.6-27.4 1,610 75.1 72.6-77.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 810 161 22.2 19.0-25.8 649 77.8 74.2-81.0
Regional City or Suburban County 639 124 22.6 18.8-26.8 515 77.4 73.2-81.2
Rural 1,439 309 26.9 23.8-30.1 1,130 73.1 69.9-76.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,697 393 26.3 23.8-29.0 1,304 73.7 71.0-76.2
Unemployed 124 39 30.4 21.0-41.7 *** *** ***
Retired 725 58 7.6 5.5-10.3 667 92.4 89.7-94.5
Unable to Work 226 64 36.5 28.4-45.6 162 63.5 54.4-71.6
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 256 62 28.9 22.3-36.5 194 71.1 63.5-77.7
101% to 150% 409 107 31.1 25.5-37.3 302 68.9 62.7-74.5
151% to 200% 202 45 27.0 20.1-35.3 157 73.0 64.7-79.9
More than 200% 1,491 280 21.5 19.0-24.3 1,211 78.5 75.7-81.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 553 112 25.0 20.2-30.5 441 75.0 69.5-79.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,054 224 25.6 22.4-29.2 830 74.4 70.8-77.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,281 258 23.2 20.4-26.1 1,023 76.8 73.9-79.6

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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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