2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina

E-Cigarettes

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,817 901 21.9 20.4-23.4 3,916 78.1 76.6-79.6
-Eastern NC 1,781 333 22.1 19.6-24.8 1,448 77.9 75.2-80.4
GENDER
Male 792 161 23.7 20.0-27.9 631 76.3 72.1-80.0
Female 989 172 20.5 17.4-24.1 817 79.5 75.9-82.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,049 223 24.8 21.6-28.4 826 75.2 71.6-78.4
Non-Hispanic Black 435 57 16.5 12.1-22.0 378 83.5 78.0-87.9
Other 297 53 21.1 15.1-28.6 244 78.9 71.4-84.9
AGE
18-34 274 111 39.7 33.0-46.7 163 60.3 53.3-67.0
35-44 246 64 27.0 21.1-33.9 182 73.0 66.1-78.9
45-54 278 54 19.3 14.6-25.1 224 80.7 74.9-85.4
55-64 351 56 15.4 11.2-20.8 295 84.6 79.2-88.8
65-74 367 40 10.3 7.2-14.5 327 89.7 85.5-92.8
75+ 231 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 27 18.5 12.2-27.2 145 81.5 72.8-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 506 111 26.4 21.5-32.0 395 73.6 68.0-78.5
Some Post-H.S. 545 120 24.2 20.0-28.9 425 75.8 71.1-80.0
College Graduate 548 72 14.9 11.2-19.6 476 85.1 80.4-88.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 594 127 24.7 20.5-29.5 467 75.3 70.5-79.5
No 1,184 206 20.9 17.9-24.2 978 79.1 75.8-82.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 51 23.6 17.4-31.3 223 76.4 68.7-82.6
Non-Veteran 1,505 282 21.8 19.2-24.7 1,223 78.2 75.3-80.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 877 203 26.3 22.7-30.2 674 73.7 69.8-77.3
Unemployed 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 542 44 7.8 5.4-11.1 498 92.2 88.9-94.6
Unable to Work 168 38 21.5 15.0-29.8 130 78.5 70.2-85.0
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 36 26.6 17.8-37.7 105 73.4 62.3-82.2
$15,000- 24,999 264 57 25.9 19.4-33.6 207 74.1 66.4-80.6
$25,000- 34,999 156 32 23.4 15.0-34.5 124 76.6 65.5-85.0
$35,000- 49,999 205 45 29.7 22.4-38.3 160 70.3 61.7-77.6
$50,000- 74,999 224 41 21.2 15.0-29.1 183 78.8 70.9-85.0
$75,000+ 436 75 19.6 15.3-24.9 361 80.4 75.1-84.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 177 40 25.3 17.4-35.3 137 74.7 64.7-82.6
101% to 150% 208 54 31.4 23.9-40.0 154 68.6 60.0-76.1
151% to 200% 161 42 30.5 21.4-41.4 119 69.5 58.6-78.6
More than 200% 813 131 19.3 16.0-23.2 682 80.7 76.8-84.0
HOUSING
Own 1,247 175 16.0 13.5-19.0 1,072 84.0 81.0-86.5
Rent 392 118 37.4 31.2-44.0 274 62.6 56.0-68.8
Other arrangement 129 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 171 33 22.0 15.2-30.7 138 78.0 69.3-84.8
Regional City or Suburban County 499 105 25.6 20.8-31.1 394 74.4 68.9-79.2
Rural 1,111 195 20.2 17.3-23.5 916 79.8 76.5-82.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,160 204 21.2 18.1-24.7 956 78.8 75.3-81.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 247 58 25.4 19.7-32.1 189 74.6 67.9-80.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 374 71 22.3 17.2-28.4 303 77.7 71.6-82.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 327 62 21.4 16.5-27.3 265 78.6 72.7-83.5
2nd Quartile 203 46 27.3 20.0-36.0 157 72.7 64.0-80.0
3rd Quartile 572 117 23.8 19.6-28.5 455 76.2 71.5-80.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 679 108 18.3 14.4-22.9 571 81.7 77.1-85.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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