2020 BRFSS Survey Results: 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
-MALES 2,143 459 25.0 22.7-27.4 1,684 75.0 72.6-77.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,338 313 26.8 23.9-29.8 1,025 73.2 70.2-76.1
Non-Hispanic Black 372 58 20.0 14.9-26.3 314 80.0 73.7-85.1
Other 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 421 176 42.1 36.7-47.7 245 57.9 52.3-63.3
35-44 300 84 29.1 23.0-36.1 216 70.9 63.9-77.0
45-54 379 79 22.7 17.6-28.7 300 77.3 71.3-82.4
55-64 398 61 15.9 12.0-20.7 337 84.1 79.3-88.0
65-74 383 46 12.4 8.8-17.1 337 87.6 82.9-91.2
75+ 230 *** *** *** 221 95.6 90.6-98.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 40 22.6 15.7-31.4 187 77.4 68.6-84.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 160 30.6 26.2-35.4 432 69.4 64.6-73.8
Some Post-H.S. 559 143 28.2 24.0-32.9 416 71.8 67.1-76.0
College Graduate 754 115 16.6 13.7-20.0 639 83.4 80.0-86.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 286 56 20.3 15.2-26.6 230 79.7 73.4-84.8
$25,000- 34,999 177 49 33.0 24.6-42.7 128 67.0 57.3-75.4
$35,000- 49,999 227 65 30.4 23.7-38.1 162 69.6 61.9-76.3
$50,000- 74,999 309 75 27.0 21.6-33.3 234 73.0 66.7-78.4
$75,000+ 676 126 21.2 17.7-25.2 550 78.8 74.8-82.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 624 127 23.6 19.2-28.7 497 76.4 71.3-80.8
No 1,509 329 25.4 22.8-28.2 1,180 74.6 71.8-77.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 514 87 19.7 15.5-24.7 427 80.3 75.3-84.5
Non-Veteran 1,625 371 26.3 23.7-29.1 1,254 73.7 70.9-76.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 639 136 22.7 19.1-26.9 503 77.3 73.1-80.9
Regional City or Suburban County 567 142 29.6 25.0-34.6 425 70.4 65.4-75.0
Rural 937 181 23.4 19.9-27.4 756 76.6 72.6-80.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,277 306 25.8 23.0-28.7 971 74.2 71.3-77.0
Unemployed 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 530 55 11.7 8.6-15.7 475 88.3 84.3-91.4
Unable to Work 157 *** *** *** 120 71.1 60.0-80.1
Other not in Labor Force 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 182 *** *** *** 136 67.0 56.0-76.4
101% to 150% 220 52 23.2 17.4-30.4 168 76.8 69.6-82.6
151% to 200% 168 49 32.0 23.6-41.6 119 68.0 58.4-76.4
More than 200% 1,153 239 24.2 21.4-27.4 914 75.8 72.6-78.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 614 122 23.0 18.9-27.7 492 77.0 72.3-81.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 666 155 26.8 22.7-31.5 511 73.2 68.5-77.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 863 182 24.6 21.2-28.3 681 75.4 71.7-78.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 661 138 25.8 21.9-30.3 523 74.2 69.7-78.1
2nd Quartile 546 126 26.4 21.9-31.4 420 73.6 68.6-78.1
3rd Quartile 599 147 26.5 22.5-31.0 452 73.5 69.0-77.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 337 48 15.2 10.7-21.2 289 84.8 78.8-89.3

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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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