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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-Non-Hispanic White

During the past 30 days, have you used a hookah or water pipe?

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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
-Non-Hispanic White 3,487 40 1.8 1.2- 2.6 3,447 98.2 97.4-98.8
GENDER
Male 1,568 30 3.0 2.0- 4.6 1,538 97.0 95.4-98.0
Female 1,919 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 494 21 4.9 2.9- 8.2 473 95.1 91.8-97.1
35-44 378 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 554 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 755 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 804 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 472 *** *** *** 472 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 268 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 877 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,093 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,241 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 449 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 303 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 442 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 509 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 941 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,022 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,453 26 1.5 0.9- 2.3 2,427 98.5 97.7-99.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,055 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 2,420 26 1.5 0.9- 2.3 2,394 98.5 97.7-99.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 512 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,974 35 1.8 1.2- 2.8 2,939 98.2 97.2-98.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 751 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 834 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,903 22 2.1 1.2- 3.6 1,881 97.9 96.4-98.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,696 21 1.6 0.9- 2.7 1,675 98.4 97.3-99.1
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 277 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 242 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 198 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 445 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 235 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,933 19 1.2 0.7- 2.1 1,914 98.8 97.9-99.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 672 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,400 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,416 19 2.1 1.2- 3.5 1,397 97.9 96.5-98.8

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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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