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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

E-Cigarettes

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
-Piedmont NC 502 31 6.7 4.4-10.0 82 15.7 12.5-19.6 389 77.6 73.1-81.5
GENDER
Male 248 20 7.7 4.7-12.4 46 17.4 12.7-23.3 182 74.9 68.4-80.5
Female 254 *** *** *** 36 13.9 9.9-19.3 207 80.5 74.0-85.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 336 24 7.8 4.9-12.2 54 15.1 11.4-19.7 258 77.1 71.6-81.8
Non-Hispanic Black 103 *** *** *** 18 18.4 11.0-29.3 80 76.8 65.6-85.2
Other 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 200 *** *** *** 32 14.4 10.0-20.3 155 78.7 71.6-84.4
35-44 92 *** *** *** 19 22.1 13.8-33.4 *** *** ***
45-54 86 *** *** *** 15 16.6 9.4-27.6 66 77.7 66.2-86.1
55-64 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 85.8 75.4-92.2
65-74 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 162 *** *** *** 29 18.2 12.4-26.1 126 76.5 68.2-83.2
Some Post-H.S. 168 *** *** *** 23 12.5 8.1-18.9 134 80.1 72.2-86.2
College Graduate 122 *** *** *** 24 23.0 15.5-32.8 88 68.9 58.8-77.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 56 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 80 *** *** *** 15 19.3 11.4-30.7 65 80.7 69.3-88.6
$25,000- 34,999 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** 63 83.8 72.1-91.1
$50,000- 74,999 67 *** *** *** 11 16.2 8.9-27.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 95 *** *** *** 17 16.3 9.9-25.7 70 75.5 65.1-83.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 123 *** *** *** 17 14.0 8.1-23.1 97 78.1 68.1-85.6
No 296 19 7.0 4.0-11.8 50 15.5 11.5-20.5 227 77.5 71.6-82.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 164 *** *** *** 26 16.9 11.0-25.1 127 75.3 66.4-82.5
No 333 19 6.0 3.5-10.1 56 15.4 11.7-19.9 258 78.7 73.3-83.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 452 27 6.7 4.3-10.3 72 15.2 11.9-19.1 353 78.2 73.5-82.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 270 13 4.3 2.4- 7.6 43 15.4 11.2-20.8 214 80.3 74.6-85.1
Regional City or Suburban County 127 *** *** *** 20 14.1 8.8-21.7 96 74.8 65.0-82.6
Rural 105 *** *** *** 19 18.8 11.5-29.1 79 74.7 63.9-83.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 312 23 8.1 5.0-12.9 51 15.5 11.6-20.4 238 76.4 70.6-81.4
Unemployed 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 47 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 53 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 80 *** *** *** 13 15.1 8.3-25.7 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 28 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 247 18 7.0 4.2-11.5 44 17.3 12.6-23.2 185 75.7 69.2-81.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 23 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 141 *** *** *** 20 13.8 8.7-21.4 111 78.6 70.0-85.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 338 21 6.8 4.0-11.2 57 15.6 11.8-20.3 260 77.6 72.1-82.3

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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