2020 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%)
North Carolina 4,817 901 21.9 20.4-23.4 3,916 78.1 76.6-79.6
-Non-Hispanic Black 920 116 15.4 12.4-18.9 804 84.6 81.1-87.6
GENDER
Male 372 58 20.0 14.9-26.3 314 80.0 73.7-85.1
Female 548 58 11.5 8.5-15.4 490 88.5 84.6-91.5
AGE
18-34 148 42 28.4 20.8-37.4 106 71.6 62.6-79.2
35-44 129 23 20.4 12.2-32.1 106 79.6 67.9-87.8
45-54 153 22 13.5 8.2-21.5 131 86.5 78.5-91.8
55-64 187 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 193 17 8.4 4.9-14.2 176 91.6 85.8-95.1
75+ 98 *** *** *** 98 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 272 40 18.3 13.1-25.0 232 81.7 75.0-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 262 38 15.8 10.9-22.3 224 84.2 77.7-89.1
College Graduate 295 30 11.3 7.6-16.4 265 88.7 83.6-92.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 95 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 152 17 13.2 7.8-21.5 135 86.8 78.5-92.2
$25,000- 34,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 122 22 20.6 12.9-31.2 100 79.4 68.8-87.1
$50,000- 74,999 96 14 16.6 9.1-28.3 82 83.4 71.7-90.9
$75,000+ 180 19 10.6 6.3-17.4 161 89.4 82.6-93.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 281 39 16.0 10.2-24.1 242 84.0 75.9-89.8
No 638 77 15.2 11.9-19.2 561 84.8 80.8-88.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 19 16.0 9.3-26.3 106 84.0 73.7-90.7
Non-Veteran 795 97 15.3 12.1-19.2 698 84.7 80.8-87.9
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 310 38 13.9 9.8-19.5 272 86.1 80.5-90.2
Regional City or Suburban County 245 35 17.6 12.1-24.8 210 82.4 75.2-87.9
Rural 365 43 15.5 10.4-22.5 322 84.5 77.5-89.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 438 76 18.8 14.7-23.7 362 81.2 76.3-85.3
Unemployed 71 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 274 17 6.7 3.9-11.3 257 93.3 88.7-96.1
Unable to Work 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 131 19 15.7 9.4-24.9 112 84.3 75.1-90.6
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 380 47 14.6 10.6-19.8 333 85.4 80.2-89.4
HOUSING
Own 514 48 10.5 7.1-15.3 466 89.5 84.7-92.9
Rent 314 50 20.7 15.4-27.3 264 79.3 72.7-84.6
Other arrangement 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 382 43 14.2 9.9-19.8 339 85.8 80.2-90.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 252 33 18.7 12.5-27.0 219 81.3 73.0-87.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 286 40 13.7 9.7-19.1 246 86.3 80.9-90.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 156 23 15.6 9.9-23.8 133 84.4 76.2-90.1
2nd Quartile 217 38 21.9 15.5-30.1 179 78.1 69.9-84.5
3rd Quartile 330 34 10.3 6.9-15.0 296 89.7 85.0-93.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 217 21 11.7 6.9-19.0 196 88.3 81.0-93.1

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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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