2018 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 749 63 10.0 7.4-13.4 92 12.4 9.7-15.8 594 77.5 73.4-81.2
GENDER
Male 384 38 10.2 6.9-15.0 56 15.6 11.4-20.9 290 74.2 68.2-79.4
Female 365 25 9.8 6.2-15.2 36 9.1 6.1-13.4 304 81.0 75.1-85.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 541 55 12.7 9.3-17.3 67 13.1 9.8-17.4 419 74.1 68.9-78.8
Non-Hispanic Black 121 *** *** *** 14 9.8 5.5-17.1 104 87.8 80.2-92.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 34 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 261 28 11.8 7.7-17.7 38 14.2 10.0-19.9 195 74.0 67.1-79.8
35-44 128 13 14.4 7.8-24.9 20 13.7 8.0-22.3 95 72.0 61.2-80.7
45-54 142 *** *** *** 18 15.7 8.9-26.4 118 78.6 67.3-86.8
55-64 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** 99 87.3 78.7-92.8
65-74 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** 64 87.5 76.5-93.7
75+ 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 212 20 12.6 7.5-20.5 34 15.0 10.2-21.7 158 72.4 64.1-79.4
Some Post-H.S. 289 21 8.8 5.3-14.2 29 10.5 6.9-15.6 239 80.7 74.4-85.8
College Graduate 165 13 6.3 3.3-11.7 22 12.4 7.8-19.2 130 81.3 73.8-87.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** 13 10.3 5.2-19.4 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** 115 84.9 74.7-91.5
$25,000- 34,999 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 103 *** *** *** 19 15.8 9.3-25.6 76 76.8 66.0-84.9
$50,000-74,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** *** 83 85.4 73.3-92.6
$75,000+ 125 13 9.4 5.1-16.8 15 13.0 7.2-22.2 97 77.6 67.7-85.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 119 14 17.2 9.3-29.8 15 16.0 9.0-26.7 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 304 22 9.6 5.8-15.6 34 12.5 8.1-18.7 248 77.9 70.7-83.8
No 440 41 10.4 7.2-14.9 58 12.6 9.3-16.7 341 77.0 71.8-81.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 12 9.5 4.8-17.9 *** *** *** 74 83.0 72.0-90.2
Non-Veteran 655 51 10.1 7.3-13.8 85 13.0 10.1-16.6 519 76.9 72.4-80.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 183 12 7.5 3.7-14.7 24 11.0 7.0-16.7 147 81.5 73.9-87.3
Regional City or Suburban County 188 19 10.9 6.4-18.0 21 14.8 9.3-22.7 148 74.3 65.6-81.4
Rural 378 32 11.1 7.3-16.6 47 11.7 8.0-16.8 299 77.2 70.9-82.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 425 33 9.0 6.0-13.3 64 16.2 12.2-21.2 328 74.8 69.2-79.7
Unemployed 35 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** 85 92.7 84.7-96.6
Unable to Work 115 12 14.9 7.7-26.7 13 6.1 3.2-11.2 90 79.1 67.8-87.2
Other not in Labor Force 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 43 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** 60 82.3 70.5-90.0
101% to 150% 135 *** *** *** 16 13.9 7.4-24.5 113 81.2 70.7-88.5
151% to 200% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 312 23 7.6 4.6-12.3 38 11.8 8.1-16.9 251 80.6 74.6-85.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 119 14 17.2 9.3-29.8 15 16.0 9.0-26.7 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 147 11 6.6 3.0-14.0 18 9.8 5.2-17.6 118 83.6 74.6-89.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 345 33 11.4 7.6-16.7 39 11.8 8.2-16.7 273 76.8 70.7-82.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 257 19 9.4 5.6-15.5 35 14.2 9.6-20.4 203 76.4 69.2-82.4

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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 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 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.

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