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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Males

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
-MALES 2,884 2,294 75.9 73.9-77.9 455 18.6 16.8-20.5 87 3.7 2.9- 4.8 48 1.7 1.2- 2.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,939 1,517 74.4 71.8-76.8 314 19.2 17.0-21.6 67 4.4 3.3- 5.8 41 2.1 1.4- 3.0
Non-Hispanic Black 493 405 77.2 71.9-81.7 73 18.6 14.5-23.5 11 3.1 1.5- 6.4 *** *** ***
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 650 394 59.2 54.8-63.5 194 31.1 27.1-35.4 41 6.9 4.9- 9.7 21 2.7 1.6- 4.4
35-44 388 287 74.0 68.3-79.0 76 19.3 14.9-24.6 15 4.4 2.4- 7.7 *** *** ***
45-54 479 386 78.6 73.5-82.9 73 16.8 12.9-21.5 15 3.1 1.6- 5.9 *** *** ***
55-64 558 468 84.2 80.3-87.4 74 13.9 10.9-17.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 521 489 94.4 91.3-96.4 23 3.9 2.3- 6.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 253 244 97.1 94.1-98.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 349 282 73.0 66.3-78.9 56 21.7 16.4-28.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 813 591 69.3 65.2-73.1 165 22.7 19.3-26.4 37 5.5 3.7- 8.0 20 2.6 1.5- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 800 618 75.4 71.6-78.8 144 20.2 17.1-23.8 24 3.0 1.9- 4.8 14 1.4 0.7- 2.7
College Graduate 915 797 86.3 83.4-88.7 89 9.9 7.9-12.4 20 2.9 1.8- 4.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 229 166 66.8 58.2-74.4 51 28.6 21.4-37.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 431 333 71.7 65.8-77.0 77 21.1 16.6-26.5 14 5.8 3.2-10.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 290 219 71.2 64.3-77.3 52 20.7 15.5-27.1 12 4.7 2.4- 8.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 346 250 65.6 58.8-71.8 80 29.7 23.8-36.4 11 3.6 1.6- 7.8 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 406 317 75.6 70.1-80.4 67 18.5 14.3-23.7 14 4.1 2.3- 7.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 750 646 84.7 81.2-87.7 75 11.3 8.6-14.6 17 2.2 1.3- 3.7 12 1.8 1.0- 3.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 675 504 68.1 63.0-72.8 131 23.9 19.6-28.7 22 5.1 3.0- 8.8 18 2.9 1.6- 5.2
No 1,857 1,516 78.5 76.0-80.8 266 17.0 14.9-19.3 49 3.1 2.2- 4.2 26 1.4 0.9- 2.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 781 581 67.5 62.9-71.9 148 23.4 19.6-27.7 31 6.0 3.8- 9.3 21 3.1 1.8- 5.4
No 2,095 1,706 78.5 76.2-80.6 306 17.2 15.2-19.3 56 3.1 2.3- 4.1 27 1.3 0.8- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 835 682 77.9 74.1-81.3 120 17.3 14.2-20.8 19 3.3 1.9- 5.7 14 1.5 0.8- 3.0
Non-Veteran 2,046 1,610 75.4 72.9-77.7 334 19.0 16.9-21.3 68 3.9 2.9- 5.1 34 1.7 1.2- 2.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 809 649 77.8 74.2-81.1 123 17.4 14.5-20.8 27 3.6 2.4- 5.5 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 638 515 77.5 73.2-81.3 92 17.1 13.8-21.1 21 3.6 2.2- 5.9 *** *** ***
Rural 1,437 1,130 73.5 70.2-76.5 240 20.5 17.8-23.5 39 3.9 2.6- 5.9 28 2.1 1.3- 3.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,696 1,304 73.7 71.1-76.2 299 20.2 17.9-22.7 61 4.1 3.1- 5.5 32 1.9 1.3- 2.9
Unemployed 122 85 72.1 61.0-81.0 25 20.3 12.5-31.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 725 667 92.4 89.7-94.5 48 6.2 4.4- 8.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 225 162 64.1 55.0-72.2 46 24.8 18.0-33.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** 35 33.5 24.1-44.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 255 194 71.7 64.0-78.2 46 22.2 16.2-29.6 11 4.4 2.1- 9.1 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 409 302 68.9 62.7-74.5 84 24.0 19.0-29.8 13 4.4 2.1- 8.8 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 201 157 73.4 65.1-80.3 32 20.9 14.6-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,491 1,211 78.5 75.7-81.0 213 16.6 14.3-19.2 44 3.4 2.4- 4.8 23 1.5 0.9- 2.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 553 441 75.0 69.5-79.8 91 19.7 15.4-24.7 *** *** *** 11 2.2 1.0- 4.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,051 830 74.9 71.3-78.1 170 19.3 16.4-22.6 34 3.9 2.6- 5.9 17 1.9 1.1- 3.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,280 1,023 76.9 73.9-79.6 194 17.9 15.4-20.6 43 3.8 2.7- 5.3 20 1.4 0.9- 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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