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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,206 997 78.6 74.8-82.0 172 17.7 14.6-21.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 529 428 77.7 72.2-82.3 83 17.4 13.5-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 677 569 79.6 74.0-84.2 89 18.0 13.5-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,048 870 78.1 74.0-81.8 143 17.8 14.5-21.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 181 117 58.2 48.3-67.5 55 33.9 25.1-43.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 141 103 74.3 64.3-82.3 32 21.9 14.5-31.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 165 130 81.0 73.2-86.9 27 15.8 10.3-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 257 212 82.7 76.0-87.9 33 13.9 9.1-20.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 272 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 173 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 338 275 79.5 72.5-85.0 50 18.2 12.8-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 351 284 80.7 75.2-85.3 59 17.0 12.7-22.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 360 315 84.4 78.4-89.0 35 12.0 8.0-17.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 223 *** *** *** 36 22.3 14.0-33.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 110 90 79.3 67.8-87.5 19 20.1 12.0-31.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 140 114 83.1 74.5-89.2 20 13.9 8.3-22.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 170 143 81.6 72.9-88.0 23 14.7 9.2-22.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 204 180 86.3 78.7-91.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 351 276 74.3 66.0-81.1 60 19.4 13.7-26.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 794 669 79.9 75.3-83.8 106 17.7 13.9-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 398 318 76.1 68.8-82.0 64 18.0 13.1-24.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 808 679 79.7 75.1-83.6 108 17.6 13.8-22.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 159 134 83.2 74.0-89.6 24 16.5 10.1-25.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,047 863 78.0 73.9-81.7 148 17.9 14.5-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 303 260 80.3 72.1-86.6 32 15.2 9.5-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 904 738 78.0 73.6-81.8 140 18.7 15.2-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 558 441 74.8 69.6-79.4 97 20.9 16.7-25.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 407 376 93.7 89.9-96.2 28 6.1 3.7- 9.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 121 *** *** *** 28 23.3 14.7-34.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 134 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 210 170 78.7 69.0-86.0 33 16.3 10.8-23.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 526 449 83.9 79.5-87.6 58 11.4 8.4-15.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 385 326 83.5 77.0-88.4 53 15.1 10.3-21.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 475 381 76.9 70.8-82.0 75 19.4 14.6-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 347 291 76.5 68.9-82.7 44 18.0 12.5-25.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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