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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Non-Hispanic White

Do you now use e-cigarettes or other electronic vaping products every day, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Every Day Some Days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,140 79 6.7 5.1- 8.8 158 14.0 11.7-16.7 903 79.3 76.2-82.1
-Non-Hispanic White 793 66 8.1 6.0-10.9 114 14.5 11.7-17.7 613 77.4 73.6-80.8
GENDER
Male 424 41 8.2 5.7-11.7 67 17.0 13.0-21.9 316 74.8 69.5-79.5
Female 369 25 8.1 4.9-13.1 47 11.3 8.0-15.7 297 80.6 74.9-85.3
AGE
18-34 281 26 9.4 5.9-14.5 38 15.5 11.0-21.3 217 75.2 68.5-80.8
35-44 133 *** *** *** 21 15.1 9.5-23.1 98 75.3 66.0-82.8
45-54 139 *** *** *** 18 11.4 6.7-18.7 112 81.5 72.9-87.9
55-64 152 *** *** *** 24 14.9 9.2-23.3 117 81.0 72.6-87.4
65-74 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 19 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 257 24 8.1 4.9-13.0 39 14.1 9.8-20.0 194 77.8 71.1-83.3
Some Post-H.S. 275 24 8.7 5.1-14.5 37 13.1 9.1-18.4 214 78.2 71.6-83.7
College Graduate 181 13 8.2 4.5-14.5 27 18.1 12.1-26.2 141 73.7 65.1-80.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 77 85.6 76.6-91.5
$15,000- 24,999 125 *** *** *** 19 21.1 12.9-32.6 95 72.7 61.3-81.8
$25,000- 34,999 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** 102 84.0 74.7-90.3
$50,000- 74,999 106 *** *** *** 15 16.0 9.4-26.0 81 75.1 64.3-83.4
$75,000+ 147 13 9.5 5.3-16.5 25 15.7 10.2-23.4 109 74.8 66.0-82.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 243 27 8.5 5.2-13.6 33 14.3 9.1-21.6 183 77.3 69.6-83.5
No 442 28 7.3 4.5-11.4 62 13.8 10.4-18.0 352 79.0 73.8-83.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 278 29 8.3 5.0-13.3 37 14.3 9.5-20.9 212 77.4 70.3-83.2
No 514 36 7.8 5.3-11.4 77 14.5 11.3-18.5 401 77.6 72.9-81.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 127 *** *** *** 17 13.8 8.0-22.7 95 75.1 64.9-83.1
Non-Veteran 666 51 7.6 5.4-10.7 97 14.6 11.6-18.2 518 77.8 73.6-81.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 172 13 7.1 4.0-12.3 24 13.2 8.6-19.7 135 79.7 72.4-85.5
Regional City or Suburban County 180 20 12.5 7.3-20.5 30 14.5 9.7-21.1 130 73.1 64.5-80.2
Rural 441 33 6.1 4.0- 9.4 60 15.1 11.1-20.3 348 78.7 73.3-83.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 461 38 9.2 6.3-13.2 69 15.1 11.6-19.4 354 75.7 70.6-80.1
Unemployed 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** 86 81.7 70.6-89.2
Unable to Work 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 147 *** *** *** 19 14.2 7.8-24.4 115 78.0 67.5-85.8
151% to 200% 50 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 375 31 8.7 5.8-12.8 56 14.7 11.0-19.4 288 76.6 71.2-81.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 151 *** *** *** *** *** *** 123 80.0 69.8-87.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 325 27 7.6 4.8-11.9 47 13.8 9.9-19.0 251 78.5 72.6-83.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 317 27 8.8 5.5-13.7 51 15.5 11.4-20.7 239 75.7 69.6-81.0

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*Asked of respondents who said they have used an e-cigarette at least once in their entire life.

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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