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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-Males

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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
-MALES 2,327 49 3.1 2.2- 4.2 2,278 96.9 95.8-97.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,568 30 3.0 2.0- 4.6 1,538 97.0 95.4-98.0
Non-Hispanic Black 427 *** *** *** 417 97.1 94.3-98.6
Other 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 451 32 7.5 5.0-11.0 419 92.5 89.0-95.0
35-44 301 *** *** *** 296 97.2 92.6-99.0
45-54 401 *** *** *** 394 98.0 95.5-99.1
55-64 482 *** *** *** 478 99.0 97.2-99.6
65-74 455 *** *** *** 454 99.7 98.1- 100
75+ 209 *** *** *** 209 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 300 *** *** *** 292 95.3 89.9-97.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 646 13 2.7 1.5- 4.8 633 97.3 95.2-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 669 16 3.2 1.8- 5.5 653 96.8 94.5-98.2
College Graduate 706 12 2.1 1.2- 3.9 694 97.9 96.1-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 177 *** *** *** 174 98.0 93.6-99.4
$15,000- 24,999 359 *** *** *** 350 95.0 89.7-97.7
$25,000- 34,999 228 *** *** *** 219 92.8 85.7-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 284 *** *** *** 279 97.8 94.5-99.1
$50,000- 74,999 336 *** *** *** 330 98.3 95.7-99.3
$75,000+ 582 *** *** *** 572 97.3 94.7-98.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 623 *** *** *** 613 96.5 92.9-98.4
No 1,695 38 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,657 97.2 96.0-98.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 653 15 4.5 2.5- 8.2 638 95.5 91.8-97.5
No 1,666 34 2.6 1.8- 3.8 1,632 97.4 96.2-98.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 638 *** *** *** 630 97.6 94.9-98.9
Non-Veteran 1,688 41 3.2 2.3- 4.6 1,647 96.8 95.4-97.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 606 15 3.0 1.7- 5.1 591 97.0 94.9-98.3
Regional City or Suburban County 519 12 3.2 1.7- 6.1 507 96.8 93.9-98.3
Rural 1,202 22 3.0 1.8- 5.0 1,180 97.0 95.0-98.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,317 28 2.5 1.6- 3.9 1,289 97.5 96.1-98.4
Unemployed 98 *** *** *** 92 91.2 80.7-96.3
Retired 622 *** *** *** 620 99.4 97.1-99.9
Unable to Work 198 *** *** *** 194 96.1 86.1-99.0
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** 74 87.8 77.4-93.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 206 *** *** *** 200 95.4 89.6-98.1
101% to 150% 334 *** *** *** 325 94.6 88.5-97.5
151% to 200% 155 *** *** *** 152 96.8 90.1-99.0
More than 200% 1,204 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1 1,182 97.4 95.9-98.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 488 11 3.5 1.8- 6.8 477 96.5 93.2-98.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 853 15 2.6 1.4- 4.8 838 97.4 95.2-98.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 986 23 3.2 2.0- 5.1 963 96.8 94.9-98.0

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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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