2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 4,817 3,916 78.1 76.6-79.6 714 17.2 15.9-18.7 108 2.7 2.2- 3.3 79 2.0 1.5- 2.6
-Eastern NC 1,781 1,448 77.9 75.2-80.4 253 15.7 13.5-18.0 45 3.6 2.6- 5.0 35 2.8 1.9- 4.2
GENDER
Male 792 631 76.3 72.1-80.0 125 17.2 14.0-20.9 18 3.1 1.9- 5.2 18 3.4 2.0- 6.0
Female 989 817 79.5 75.9-82.6 128 14.3 11.6-17.5 27 4.0 2.7- 6.0 17 2.2 1.3- 3.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,049 826 75.2 71.6-78.4 159 16.5 13.8-19.6 37 4.9 3.4- 6.9 27 3.5 2.3- 5.4
Non-Hispanic Black 435 378 83.5 78.0-87.9 49 12.9 9.2-17.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 297 244 78.9 71.4-84.9 45 17.9 12.3-25.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 274 163 60.3 53.3-67.0 82 26.8 21.1-33.5 16 6.5 3.9-10.8 13 6.3 3.5-11.1
35-44 246 182 73.0 66.1-78.9 41 17.3 12.5-23.4 13 5.6 3.1- 9.7 *** *** ***
45-54 278 224 80.7 74.9-85.4 43 15.9 11.6-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 351 295 84.6 79.2-88.8 43 11.1 7.5-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 367 327 89.7 85.5-92.8 36 8.7 6.0-12.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 231 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 172 145 81.5 72.8-87.8 18 11.2 6.4-18.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 506 395 73.6 68.0-78.5 87 20.0 15.7-25.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 545 425 75.8 71.1-80.0 87 15.7 12.4-19.8 20 5.2 3.3- 8.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 548 476 85.1 80.4-88.8 58 12.1 8.7-16.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 594 467 75.3 70.5-79.5 99 17.3 13.8-21.4 17 4.4 2.6- 7.2 *** *** ***
No 1,184 978 79.1 75.8-82.1 154 15.0 12.4-18.0 28 3.3 2.1- 4.9 24 2.7 1.6- 4.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 223 76.4 68.7-82.6 41 16.5 11.5-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,505 1,223 78.2 75.3-80.8 212 15.5 13.2-18.1 40 3.7 2.6- 5.2 30 2.6 1.7- 4.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 877 674 73.7 69.8-77.3 153 19.1 16.0-22.7 25 3.6 2.4- 5.5 25 3.6 2.2- 5.7
Unemployed 101 *** *** *** 17 17.6 9.7-29.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 542 498 92.2 88.9-94.6 39 6.6 4.5- 9.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 168 130 78.5 70.2-85.0 30 15.4 10.2-22.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 105 73.4 62.3-82.2 27 19.3 11.7-30.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 264 207 74.1 66.4-80.6 43 17.0 12.0-23.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 156 124 76.6 65.5-85.0 26 17.1 10.2-27.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 205 160 70.3 61.7-77.6 34 20.2 14.3-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 224 183 78.8 70.9-85.0 33 17.1 11.4-24.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 436 361 80.4 75.1-84.7 52 13.0 9.4-17.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 177 137 74.7 64.7-82.6 32 19.0 12.1-28.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 208 154 68.6 60.0-76.1 43 21.6 15.7-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 161 119 69.5 58.6-78.6 30 22.7 14.4-33.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 813 682 80.7 76.8-84.0 97 13.3 10.5-16.6 15 2.7 1.5- 4.5 19 3.4 1.9- 5.9
HOUSING
Own 1,247 1,072 84.0 81.0-86.5 137 12.3 10.0-14.9 22 2.3 1.4- 3.6 *** *** ***
Rent 392 274 62.6 56.0-68.8 86 24.1 18.9-30.1 20 8.4 5.2-13.4 *** *** ***
Other arrangement 129 *** *** *** 28 23.3 15.2-33.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 171 138 78.0 69.3-84.8 24 13.1 8.5-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 499 394 74.4 68.9-79.2 79 18.4 14.2-23.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,111 916 79.8 76.5-82.7 150 14.6 12.0-17.5 26 3.2 2.1- 4.9 19 2.4 1.4- 4.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,160 956 78.8 75.3-81.9 154 15.2 12.5-18.3 30 3.5 2.3- 5.2 20 2.5 1.5- 4.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 247 189 74.6 67.9-80.3 46 18.2 13.6-24.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 374 303 77.7 71.6-82.8 53 15.3 11.2-20.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 327 265 78.6 72.7-83.5 48 14.6 10.8-19.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
2nd Quartile 203 157 72.7 64.0-80.0 34 18.6 12.7-26.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 572 455 76.2 71.5-80.4 90 17.6 14.0-21.9 *** *** *** 14 3.2 1.8- 5.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 679 571 81.7 77.1-85.6 81 12.7 9.4-16.9 18 3.6 2.2- 6.0 *** *** ***

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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 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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