2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

E-Cigarettes

Do you now use e-cigarettes or other electronic vaping products every day, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Every Day Some Days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 901 79 9.2 7.1-11.7 108 12.2 10.0-14.9 714 78.6 75.3-81.6
-Non-Hispanic White 628 66 11.0 8.4-14.2 84 13.9 11.1-17.4 478 75.1 70.9-78.8
GENDER
Male 313 35 11.2 7.9-15.8 39 13.4 9.6-18.4 239 75.3 69.4-80.4
Female 315 31 10.7 7.0-15.9 45 14.5 10.6-19.5 239 74.8 68.7-80.1
AGE
18-34 206 26 14.9 9.9-21.7 36 16.8 12.0-23.1 144 68.3 60.7-75.0
35-44 115 14 11.1 6.2-18.9 16 14.1 8.4-22.8 85 74.8 65.1-82.6
45-54 110 15 10.6 6.1-17.9 *** *** *** 83 79.1 69.1-86.5
55-64 116 *** *** *** 13 11.7 6.6-20.0 97 84.2 75.5-90.2
65-74 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 12 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 188 22 13.3 8.5-20.2 23 11.3 7.2-17.2 143 75.5 67.7-81.8
Some Post-H.S. 229 25 11.3 7.2-17.3 38 17.6 12.8-23.9 166 71.1 63.9-77.3
College Graduate 164 16 8.7 5.2-14.3 15 10.8 6.3-18.0 133 80.5 72.7-86.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 54 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 83 13 17.2 9.6-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** 75 85.8 75.6-92.2
$50,000- 74,999 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 166 23 12.5 8.0-18.8 24 14.9 9.8-22.0 119 72.6 64.6-79.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 219 21 10.0 6.3-15.7 39 19.6 14.1-26.7 159 70.3 62.6-77.0
No 408 45 11.5 8.3-15.8 45 11.0 8.0-14.9 318 77.5 72.4-81.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 563 60 11.1 8.3-14.6 77 14.1 11.1-17.7 426 74.9 70.4-78.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 144 *** *** *** 17 13.1 8.0-20.8 114 75.1 65.5-82.7
Regional City or Suburban County 179 22 10.6 6.6-16.6 28 16.8 11.3-24.2 129 72.6 64.5-79.5
Rural 305 31 10.7 7.4-15.4 39 12.3 8.9-16.9 235 76.9 71.2-81.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 372 50 14.3 10.5-19.1 43 11.4 8.3-15.5 279 74.4 68.9-79.2
Unemployed 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** 69 80.1 69.2-87.8
151% to 200% 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 297 38 12.9 8.9-18.1 34 12.0 8.4-16.8 225 75.2 69.0-80.4
HOUSING
Own 347 31 8.5 5.6-12.8 37 10.9 7.7-15.2 279 80.6 75.3-85.0
Rent 207 27 16.7 11.3-23.8 41 22.2 16.2-29.6 139 61.2 53.1-68.6
Other arrangement 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 80.5 68.0-88.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 172 18 11.4 6.8-18.3 29 16.9 11.4-24.4 125 71.7 63.2-78.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 220 17 9.8 5.7-16.3 28 12.2 8.2-17.8 175 78.0 70.8-83.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 236 31 11.8 8.0-17.1 27 13.9 9.5-20.0 178 74.2 67.4-80.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 203 23 10.6 6.8-16.0 23 13.9 9.2-20.5 157 75.5 68.2-81.6
2nd Quartile 167 17 11.1 6.4-18.6 23 14.1 9.1-21.1 127 74.9 66.3-81.8
3rd Quartile 189 19 10.6 6.5-16.8 22 11.2 7.1-17.3 148 78.2 70.8-84.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked of respondents who said they have used an e-cigarette at least once in their entire life.

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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