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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Have you ever used an e-cigarette or other electronic vaping product, even just one time, in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,359 1,143 21.2 19.9-22.6 5,216 78.8 77.4-80.1
GENDER
Male 2,888 594 24.3 22.3-26.3 2,294 75.7 73.7-77.7
Female 3,471 549 18.4 16.7-20.2 2,922 81.6 79.8-83.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,606 945 19.8 18.4-21.2 4,661 80.2 78.8-81.6
No 735 194 30.1 25.9-34.6 541 69.9 65.4-74.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,790 360 22.3 20.0-24.9 1,430 77.7 75.1-80.0
Overweight 2,118 363 21.1 18.9-23.5 1,755 78.9 76.5-81.1
Obese 1,905 325 19.7 17.5-22.2 1,580 80.3 77.8-82.5
Current Smoker
Yes 1,079 645 64.6 61.0-68.1 434 35.4 31.9-39.0
No 5,251 494 11.8 10.6-13.0 4,757 88.2 87.0-89.4
History of CVD**
Yes 766 124 16.5 13.3-20.3 642 83.5 79.7-86.7
No 5,533 1,011 21.7 20.4-23.2 4,522 78.3 76.8-79.6
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 288 41.6 37.3-46.0 482 58.4 54.0-62.7
No 5,344 804 17.6 16.3-19.0 4,540 82.4 81.0-83.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 391 133 41.7 35.7-48.0 258 58.3 52.0-64.3
No 5,703 961 19.6 18.3-21.0 4,742 80.4 79.0-81.7
COPD
Yes 516 158 31.9 26.8-37.4 358 68.1 62.6-73.2
No 5,827 984 20.4 19.1-21.8 4,843 79.6 78.2-80.9
Current Asthma
Yes 519 128 26.3 21.6-31.5 391 73.7 68.5-78.4
No 5,810 1,011 20.8 19.5-22.2 4,799 79.2 77.8-80.5
Diabetes
Yes 872 109 13.4 10.7-16.7 763 86.6 83.3-89.3
No 5,481 1,034 22.2 20.8-23.7 4,447 77.8 76.3-79.2
Disability1
Yes 1,591 340 25.7 22.8-28.8 1,251 74.3 71.2-77.2
No 4,116 659 19.2 17.6-20.8 3,457 80.8 79.2-82.4
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,857 408 26.4 23.7-29.2 1,449 73.6 70.8-76.3
No 4,477 727 19.3 17.8-20.8 3,750 80.7 79.2-82.2
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,990 371 21.6 19.2-24.1 1,619 78.4 75.9-80.8
No 4,370 773 21.1 19.6-22.7 3,597 78.9 77.3-80.4

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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