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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

E-Cigarettes

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
-Piedmont NC 2,879 2,378 79.8 77.9-81.5 388 15.7 14.1-17.4 82 3.2 2.5- 4.0 31 1.4 0.9- 2.1
GENDER
Male 1,303 1,056 77.6 74.7-80.2 181 16.8 14.4-19.4 46 3.9 2.8- 5.4 20 1.7 1.0- 2.8
Female 1,576 1,322 81.7 79.2-83.9 207 14.7 12.7-17.1 36 2.6 1.8- 3.6 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,864 1,529 78.3 75.9-80.5 257 16.7 14.7-18.9 54 3.3 2.5- 4.4 24 1.7 1.1- 2.7
Non-Hispanic Black 574 471 80.5 76.4-84.0 80 15.0 11.9-18.7 18 3.6 2.1- 6.2 *** *** ***
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 651 451 67.3 63.0-71.4 155 25.7 22.0-29.9 32 4.7 3.2- 6.8 *** *** ***
35-44 424 332 78.6 73.9-82.7 65 14.8 11.4-18.9 19 4.7 2.9- 7.7 *** *** ***
45-54 509 423 80.5 75.9-84.3 66 15.2 11.7-19.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 498 423 85.6 82.0-88.7 63 12.3 9.5-15.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 470 437 91.8 88.1-94.5 26 6.1 3.9- 9.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 287 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 279 230 77.4 70.6-83.0 40 18.8 13.6-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 705 543 73.1 69.0-76.8 126 20.6 17.2-24.4 29 4.9 3.3- 7.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 805 637 77.2 73.6-80.4 134 18.2 15.3-21.6 23 2.8 1.8- 4.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,083 962 89.1 86.9-91.0 87 7.5 6.0- 9.4 24 2.5 1.6- 3.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 162 70.0 61.9-77.0 44 23.9 17.5-31.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 447 367 76.8 71.5-81.4 65 18.7 14.5-23.8 15 4.5 2.6- 7.6 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 266 207 74.8 68.0-80.5 43 18.3 13.3-24.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 306 229 68.8 62.0-75.0 63 26.1 20.3-32.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 381 314 80.6 75.6-84.8 49 14.2 10.6-18.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 781 687 86.8 83.7-89.4 69 10.0 7.7-12.8 17 2.2 1.3- 3.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 581 459 73.8 68.9-78.1 96 20.5 16.5-25.1 17 3.7 2.1- 6.4 *** *** ***
No 1,907 1,611 81.9 79.6-83.9 227 14.1 12.2-16.1 50 2.8 2.1- 3.8 19 1.3 0.7- 2.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 717 553 72.7 68.4-76.6 127 20.6 17.1-24.5 26 4.6 2.9- 7.1 *** *** ***
No 2,146 1,814 81.9 79.8-83.8 257 14.2 12.5-16.1 56 2.8 2.1- 3.7 19 1.1 0.6- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 335 287 82.2 76.6-86.8 34 12.7 8.9-17.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,542 2,090 79.5 77.5-81.4 353 16.0 14.3-17.9 72 3.1 2.4- 4.0 27 1.4 0.9- 2.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,590 1,320 81.3 78.8-83.5 214 15.1 13.0-17.3 43 2.9 2.1- 4.0 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 732 606 79.1 75.2-82.5 95 15.6 12.7-19.1 20 2.9 1.8- 4.7 *** *** ***
Rural 557 452 76.2 71.5-80.4 79 17.8 14.1-22.2 19 4.5 2.7- 7.4 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,582 1,270 77.9 75.3-80.2 238 16.9 14.8-19.3 51 3.4 2.5- 4.6 23 1.8 1.1- 2.9
Unemployed 121 88 70.2 60.0-78.8 24 22.1 14.6-32.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 703 657 92.9 90.2-94.9 36 5.5 3.7- 7.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 193 140 69.1 60.3-76.6 40 23.0 16.4-31.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 270 215 78.5 72.4-83.6 48 19.0 14.2-24.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 98 *** *** *** 21 23.2 14.8-34.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 219 176 73.6 65.4-80.4 36 22.8 16.3-31.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 386 306 76.6 71.2-81.2 61 17.7 13.6-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 176 148 78.4 69.8-85.1 22 18.2 11.9-26.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,482 1,236 81.4 78.9-83.7 184 14.1 12.1-16.4 44 3.2 2.3- 4.4 18 1.3 0.8- 2.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 778 638 78.6 74.8-81.9 110 16.8 13.8-20.3 20 3.0 1.8- 4.8 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,004 1,666 80.8 78.6-82.9 260 14.9 13.1-16.9 57 3.0 2.2- 4.0 21 1.3 0.8- 2.2

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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.

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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