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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes-Non-Hispanic White

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
-Non-Hispanic White 4,279 3,488 77.7 76.0-79.4 611 17.2 15.8-18.8 114 3.2 2.6- 4.0 66 1.8 1.3- 2.5
GENDER
Male 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
Female 2,340 1,971 80.9 78.6-83.0 297 15.4 13.5-17.6 47 2.2 1.5- 3.1 25 1.5 0.9- 2.6
AGE
18-34 736 455 60.0 55.7-64.2 217 30.1 26.2-34.2 38 6.2 4.3- 8.7 26 3.7 2.4- 5.9
35-44 476 343 72.5 67.6-76.9 98 20.7 16.8-25.3 21 4.1 2.6- 6.6 *** *** ***
45-54 658 519 77.7 73.5-81.3 112 18.2 14.8-22.2 18 2.5 1.5- 4.3 *** *** ***
55-64 875 723 83.8 80.7-86.5 117 13.1 10.7-16.1 24 2.4 1.5- 4.0 *** *** ***
65-74 931 868 92.8 90.0-94.8 47 5.5 3.7- 8.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 566 548 96.8 94.5-98.1 15 2.9 1.6- 5.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 310 232 68.2 61.0-74.6 62 25.0 19.1-31.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,080 823 71.9 68.4-75.2 194 21.8 18.8-25.2 39 4.0 2.7- 5.8 24 2.3 1.4- 3.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,302 1,027 76.6 73.5-79.4 214 18.3 15.8-21.1 37 3.1 2.1- 4.4 24 2.0 1.2- 3.5
College Graduate 1,579 1,399 87.6 85.5-89.5 140 9.1 7.5-11.0 27 2.2 1.5- 3.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 302 202 63.3 55.7-70.2 77 31.4 24.7-39.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 558 433 70.3 64.8-75.4 95 21.6 17.2-26.7 19 6.3 3.7-10.4 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 368 279 69.1 62.6-74.9 69 23.8 18.6-29.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 546 421 72.9 67.5-77.6 102 22.8 18.3-28.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 620 514 80.6 76.4-84.1 81 14.6 11.5-18.4 15 3.1 1.8- 5.4 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,175 1,029 85.8 83.1-88.2 108 10.6 8.5-13.1 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 13 1.4 0.7- 2.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,109 868 73.5 69.7-76.9 181 20.5 17.3-24.0 33 3.8 2.4- 6.0 27 2.3 1.4- 3.7
No 2,707 2,265 80.2 78.1-82.1 352 15.6 13.9-17.6 62 2.7 2.0- 3.6 28 1.4 0.9- 2.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,238 961 73.1 69.6-76.3 211 20.8 18.0-24.0 37 3.9 2.5- 5.9 29 2.2 1.3- 3.7
No 3,028 2,515 79.3 77.3-81.1 400 16.1 14.4-17.9 77 3.0 2.3- 3.9 36 1.6 1.1- 2.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 551 77.6 73.3-81.4 94 16.8 13.5-20.8 17 3.1 1.8- 5.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,601 2,936 77.8 75.9-79.5 517 17.3 15.7-19.0 97 3.2 2.5- 4.1 51 1.7 1.2- 2.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 987 815 80.0 76.8-82.9 135 15.9 13.3-18.9 24 2.6 1.7- 4.1 13 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Regional City or Suburban County 1,017 838 77.3 73.7-80.6 129 16.6 13.7-19.9 30 3.3 2.2- 4.9 20 2.8 1.6- 4.9
Rural 2,276 1,836 76.5 74.0-78.8 347 18.5 16.4-20.8 60 3.6 2.6- 4.9 33 1.4 0.9- 2.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,125 1,664 74.8 72.4-77.1 354 19.0 17.0-21.3 69 3.8 2.9- 5.0 38 2.3 1.6- 3.4
Unemployed 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,375 1,270 91.9 89.8-93.6 84 6.6 5.0- 8.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 327 228 65.9 58.5-72.5 70 25.0 19.1-32.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 314 243 76.7 70.9-81.7 63 21.0 16.2-26.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 242 155 57.8 49.3-65.8 64 32.5 24.9-41.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 561 414 69.6 64.4-74.4 115 23.7 19.5-28.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 285 235 77.9 71.0-83.6 38 17.6 12.5-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 2,367 1,993 81.8 79.7-83.7 287 14.0 12.2-15.9 56 2.7 2.0- 3.6 31 1.6 1.1- 2.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 786 636 76.8 72.3-80.8 122 18.5 15.0-22.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,682 1,358 76.2 73.3-78.8 250 18.7 16.3-21.4 47 3.3 2.3- 4.7 27 1.8 1.1- 2.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,812 1,495 79.1 76.7-81.4 239 15.8 13.8-18.1 51 3.2 2.3- 4.4 27 1.8 1.1- 2.9

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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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