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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Non-Hispanic White

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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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,283 795 22.4 20.8-24.1 3,488 77.6 75.9-79.2
GENDER
Male 1,942 425 25.9 23.5-28.5 1,517 74.1 71.5-76.5
Female 2,341 370 19.2 17.0-21.5 1,971 80.8 78.5-83.0
AGE
18-34 737 282 40.2 36.0-44.6 455 59.8 55.4-64.0
35-44 478 135 27.9 23.4-32.8 343 72.1 67.2-76.6
45-54 658 139 22.3 18.7-26.5 519 77.7 73.5-81.3
55-64 876 153 16.3 13.6-19.5 723 83.7 80.5-86.4
65-74 931 63 7.2 5.2-10.0 868 92.8 90.0-94.8
75+ 566 18 3.2 1.9- 5.5 548 96.8 94.5-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 311 79 32.4 26.0-39.6 232 67.6 60.4-74.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,081 258 28.2 24.9-31.8 823 71.8 68.2-75.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,303 276 23.5 20.7-26.5 1,027 76.5 73.5-79.3
College Graduate 1,580 181 12.4 10.6-14.6 1,399 87.6 85.4-89.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 101 37.5 30.5-45.1 202 62.5 54.9-69.5
$15,000- 24,999 559 126 29.9 24.9-35.5 433 70.1 64.5-75.1
$25,000- 34,999 369 90 31.1 25.4-37.6 279 68.9 62.4-74.6
$35,000- 49,999 547 126 27.3 22.5-32.6 421 72.7 67.4-77.5
$50,000- 74,999 620 106 19.4 15.9-23.6 514 80.6 76.4-84.1
$75,000+ 1,175 146 14.2 11.8-16.9 1,029 85.8 83.1-88.2
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,111 243 26.7 23.3-30.5 868 73.3 69.5-76.7
No 2,709 444 19.9 18.0-22.0 2,265 80.1 78.0-82.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,238 277 26.9 23.7-30.4 961 73.1 69.6-76.3
No 3,030 515 20.8 18.9-22.8 2,515 79.2 77.2-81.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 126 22.4 18.6-26.7 551 77.6 73.3-81.4
Non-Veteran 3,605 669 22.4 20.6-24.3 2,936 77.6 75.7-79.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 988 173 20.0 17.2-23.2 815 80.0 76.8-82.8
Regional City or Suburban County 1,018 180 22.8 19.5-26.4 838 77.2 73.6-80.5
Rural 2,278 442 23.7 21.4-26.2 1,836 76.3 73.8-78.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,126 462 25.2 22.9-27.6 1,664 74.8 72.4-77.1
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,375 105 8.1 6.4-10.2 1,270 91.9 89.8-93.6
Unable to Work 328 100 34.6 27.9-41.9 228 65.4 58.1-72.1
Other not in Labor Force 314 71 23.3 18.3-29.1 243 76.7 70.9-81.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 243 88 42.7 34.7-51.1 155 57.3 48.9-65.3
101% to 150% 561 147 30.4 25.6-35.6 414 69.6 64.4-74.4
151% to 200% 287 52 22.6 17.0-29.5 235 77.4 70.5-83.0
More than 200% 2,367 374 18.2 16.3-20.3 1,993 81.8 79.7-83.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 786 150 23.2 19.2-27.7 636 76.8 72.3-80.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,684 326 24.1 21.5-27.0 1,358 75.9 73.0-78.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,814 319 20.9 18.6-23.4 1,495 79.1 76.6-81.4

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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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