2017 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 4,715 781 19.8 18.3-21.4 3,934 80.2 78.6-81.7
GENDER
Male 2,101 396 22.8 20.5-25.3 1,705 77.2 74.7-79.5
Female 2,614 385 17.0 15.1-19.2 2,229 83.0 80.8-84.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,124 626 18.1 16.5-19.8 3,498 81.9 80.2-83.5
No 575 151 29.4 24.6-34.8 424 70.6 65.2-75.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,342 279 26.4 23.2-29.9 1,063 73.6 70.1-76.8
Overweight 1,564 225 16.9 14.5-19.6 1,339 83.1 80.4-85.5
Obese 1,412 233 18.6 16.0-21.5 1,179 81.4 78.5-84.0
Current Smoker
Yes 759 419 58.7 54.0-63.2 340 41.3 36.8-46.0
No 3,940 357 11.6 10.3-13.1 3,583 88.4 86.9-89.7
History of CVD**
Yes 528 75 14.8 11.0-19.6 453 85.2 80.4-89.0
No 4,148 698 20.3 18.6-22.0 3,450 79.7 78.0-81.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 581 204 35.8 31.1-40.7 377 64.2 59.3-68.9
No 3,924 544 16.7 15.1-18.5 3,380 83.3 81.5-84.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 244 76 37.0 29.4-45.4 168 63.0 54.6-70.6
No 4,248 672 18.8 17.2-20.4 3,576 81.2 79.6-82.8
COPD
Yes 431 111 25.4 20.3-31.4 320 74.6 68.6-79.7
No 4,259 662 19.2 17.6-20.9 3,597 80.8 79.1-82.4
Current Asthma
Yes 441 80 21.3 16.4-27.2 361 78.7 72.8-83.6
No 4,247 695 19.6 18.0-21.3 3,552 80.4 78.7-82.0
Diabetes
Yes 631 69 10.9 7.8-14.8 562 89.1 85.2-92.2
No 4,078 710 20.9 19.2-22.7 3,368 79.1 77.3-80.8
Functional Disability
Yes 1,495 310 23.6 20.6-26.9 1,185 76.4 73.1-79.4
No 3,193 466 18.3 16.6-20.2 2,727 81.7 79.8-83.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,503 255 19.1 16.3-22.2 1,248 80.9 77.8-83.7
No 3,211 525 20.0 18.2-22.0 2,686 80.0 78.0-81.8

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 Annual Results Technical Notes for more 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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