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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

E-Cigarettes

Have you ever used an e-cigarette or other electronic vaping product, even just one time, in your entire life?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,359 1,143 21.2 19.9-22.6 5,216 78.8 77.4-80.1
-Western 1,208 211 21.5 18.2-25.3 997 78.5 74.7-81.8
GENDER
Male 529 101 22.3 17.7-27.8 428 77.7 72.2-82.3
Female 679 110 20.7 16.1-26.3 569 79.3 73.7-83.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,049 179 22.0 18.3-26.1 870 78.0 73.9-81.7
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 181 64 41.8 32.5-51.7 117 58.2 48.3-67.5
35-44 143 40 26.7 18.6-36.6 103 73.3 63.4-81.4
45-54 165 35 19.0 13.1-26.8 130 81.0 73.2-86.9
55-64 257 45 17.3 12.1-24.0 212 82.7 76.0-87.9
65-74 272 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 173 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 338 63 20.5 15.0-27.5 275 79.5 72.5-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 353 69 19.7 15.2-25.3 284 80.3 74.7-84.8
College Graduate 360 45 15.6 11.0-21.6 315 84.4 78.4-89.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 146 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 223 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 110 20 20.7 12.5-32.2 90 79.3 67.8-87.5
$35,000- 49,999 141 27 17.7 11.4-26.3 114 82.3 73.7-88.6
$50,000- 74,999 170 27 18.4 12.0-27.1 143 81.6 72.9-88.0
$75,000+ 204 24 13.7 8.5-21.3 180 86.3 78.7-91.5
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 353 77 26.2 19.4-34.4 276 73.8 65.6-80.6
No 794 125 20.1 16.2-24.7 669 79.9 75.3-83.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 399 81 24.2 18.2-31.4 318 75.8 68.6-81.8
No 809 130 20.4 16.5-25.0 679 79.6 75.0-83.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 25 16.8 10.4-26.0 134 83.2 74.0-89.6
Non-Veteran 1,049 186 22.1 18.5-26.3 863 77.9 73.7-81.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 305 45 20.2 13.9-28.4 260 79.8 71.6-86.1
Rural 904 166 22.0 18.2-26.4 738 78.0 73.6-81.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 560 119 25.4 20.8-30.7 441 74.6 69.3-79.2
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 407 31 6.3 3.8-10.1 376 93.7 89.9-96.2
Unable to Work 121 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 210 40 21.3 14.0-31.0 170 78.7 69.0-86.0
151% to 200% 85 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 526 77 16.1 12.4-20.5 449 83.9 79.5-87.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 385 59 16.5 11.6-23.0 326 83.5 77.0-88.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 475 94 23.1 18.0-29.2 381 76.9 70.8-82.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 349 58 23.9 17.7-31.4 291 76.1 68.6-82.3

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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.

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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