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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

E-Cigarettes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,780 750 22.6 20.9-24.4 3,030 77.4 75.6-79.1
-Piedmont NC 1,616 319 22.0 19.7-24.6 1,297 78.0 75.4-80.3
GENDER
Male 717 168 24.9 21.4-28.8 549 75.1 71.2-78.6
Female 899 151 19.7 16.6-23.1 748 80.3 76.9-83.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,033 215 23.8 20.7-27.1 818 76.2 72.9-79.3
Non-Hispanic Black 348 67 21.5 16.9-26.9 281 78.5 73.1-83.1
Other 236 37 14.4 10.2-19.9 199 85.6 80.1-89.8
AGE
18-34 335 121 38.2 32.5-44.3 214 61.8 55.7-67.5
35-44 214 50 22.9 17.2-29.8 164 77.1 70.2-82.8
45-54 279 61 22.2 17.2-28.3 218 77.8 71.7-82.8
55-64 285 48 15.0 11.2-19.9 237 85.0 80.1-88.8
65-74 298 27 10.0 5.7-17.0 271 90.0 83.0-94.3
75+ 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 34 22.1 15.3-30.7 152 77.9 69.3-84.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 372 76 20.6 16.3-25.8 296 79.4 74.2-83.7
Some Post-H.S. 454 134 30.9 26.2-36.0 320 69.1 64.0-73.8
College Graduate 598 74 12.9 10.2-16.3 524 87.1 83.7-89.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 124 28 23.2 15.8-32.8 96 76.8 67.2-84.2
$15,000- 24,999 236 52 26.6 19.9-34.5 184 73.4 65.5-80.1
$25,000- 34,999 126 30 25.5 17.6-35.4 96 74.5 64.6-82.4
$35,000- 49,999 173 47 31.2 23.6-40.0 126 68.8 60.0-76.4
$50,000- 74,999 214 48 22.4 16.5-29.7 166 77.6 70.3-83.5
$75,000+ 429 66 18.2 14.2-23.1 363 81.8 76.9-85.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 478 117 26.6 22.1-31.7 361 73.4 68.3-77.9
No 1,130 200 20.3 17.6-23.3 930 79.7 76.7-82.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 31 21.8 15.0-30.5 126 78.2 69.5-85.0
Non-Veteran 1,459 288 22.1 19.6-24.8 1,171 77.9 75.2-80.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 829 163 21.1 18.0-24.5 666 78.9 75.5-82.0
Regional City or Suburban County 400 84 23.7 19.0-29.3 316 76.3 70.7-81.0
Rural 388 72 22.1 17.4-27.6 316 77.9 72.4-82.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 858 196 24.3 21.2-27.8 662 75.7 72.2-78.8
Unemployed 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 442 38 9.9 6.4-15.0 404 90.1 85.0-93.6
Unable to Work 121 32 22.6 15.4-31.7 89 77.4 68.3-84.6
Other not in Labor Force 132 38 33.1 24.3-43.2 94 66.9 56.8-75.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 223 53 24.6 18.8-31.6 170 75.4 68.4-81.2
151% to 200% 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 817 157 21.5 18.4-25.0 660 78.5 75.0-81.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 97 18 18.8 11.2-29.8 79 81.2 70.2-88.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 709 153 24.8 21.0-29.0 556 75.2 71.0-79.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 811 148 20.0 16.9-23.4 663 80.0 76.6-83.1

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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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