2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,773 197 4.8 4.0- 5.7 4,576 95.2 94.3-96.0
-Non-Hispanic White 3,026 95 3.6 2.9- 4.6 2,931 96.4 95.4-97.1
GENDER
Male 1,333 68 5.6 4.3- 7.2 1,265 94.4 92.8-95.7
Female 1,693 27 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,666 98.1 97.0-98.8
AGE
18-34 448 29 6.8 4.5-10.0 419 93.2 90.0-95.5
35-44 336 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 479 21 4.1 2.5- 6.6 458 95.9 93.4-97.5
55-64 603 20 3.4 2.1- 5.5 583 96.6 94.5-97.9
65-74 649 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 461 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 177 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 732 31 4.5 3.0- 6.7 701 95.5 93.3-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 885 31 4.0 2.7- 5.9 854 96.0 94.1-97.3
College Graduate 1,228 25 2.4 1.5- 3.8 1,203 97.6 96.2-98.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 329 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 227 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 337 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 430 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 989 27 3.5 2.3- 5.4 962 96.5 94.6-97.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 962 36 4.5 3.1- 6.4 926 95.5 93.6-96.9
No 2,055 58 3.2 2.4- 4.3 1,997 96.8 95.7-97.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 383 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,639 85 3.7 2.9- 4.7 2,554 96.3 95.3-97.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 770 25 4.6 3.0- 6.9 745 95.4 93.1-97.0
Regional City or Suburban County 865 32 4.3 2.9- 6.4 833 95.7 93.6-97.1
Rural 1,391 38 2.5 1.8- 3.6 1,353 97.5 96.4-98.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,522 60 4.2 3.2- 5.6 1,462 95.8 94.4-96.8
Unemployed 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 977 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 202 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 175 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 191 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 262 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,695 46 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,649 96.7 95.4-97.6
HOUSING
Own 2,327 50 2.5 1.8- 3.4 2,277 97.5 96.6-98.2
Rent 503 38 9.9 7.0-13.8 465 90.1 86.2-93.0
Other arrangement 178 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 761 25 3.5 2.2- 5.6 736 96.5 94.4-97.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,034 39 4.2 2.9- 6.0 995 95.8 94.0-97.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,231 31 3.3 2.2- 4.7 1,200 96.7 95.3-97.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,053 23 2.6 1.7- 4.1 1,030 97.4 95.9-98.3
2nd Quartile 813 28 3.8 2.5- 5.8 785 96.2 94.2-97.5
3rd Quartile 815 32 4.9 3.3- 7.2 783 95.1 92.8-96.7
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 345 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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