2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,288 401 20.8 18.8-23.0 1,887 79.2 77.0-81.2
GENDER
Male 1,032 225 25.4 22.1-28.9 807 74.6 71.1-77.9
Female 1,256 176 16.8 14.4-19.6 1,080 83.2 80.4-85.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,469 276 23.3 20.7-26.1 1,193 76.7 73.9-79.3
Non-Hispanic Black 457 53 14.6 10.7-19.6 404 85.4 80.4-89.3
Other 362 72 20.3 15.7-25.8 290 79.7 74.2-84.3
AGE
18-34 447 149 33.7 28.9-38.9 298 66.3 61.1-71.1
35-44 329 78 24.4 19.1-30.7 251 75.6 69.3-80.9
45-54 407 70 20.4 15.8-26.0 337 79.6 74.0-84.2
55-64 407 56 15.2 11.3-20.1 351 84.8 79.9-88.7
65-74 390 36 10.5 7.2-14.9 354 89.5 85.1-92.8
75+ 261 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 33 21.1 14.2-30.2 176 78.9 69.8-85.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 529 115 24.9 20.7-29.6 414 75.1 70.4-79.3
Some Post-H.S. 595 136 25.1 21.2-29.4 459 74.9 70.6-78.8
College Graduate 950 117 13.3 11.0-16.0 833 86.7 84.0-89.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 620 111 22.7 18.4-27.6 509 77.3 72.4-81.6
No 1,655 287 20.1 17.8-22.5 1,368 79.9 77.5-82.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 227 35 18.2 12.5-25.7 192 81.8 74.3-87.5
Non-Veteran 2,055 365 21.1 19.0-23.5 1,690 78.9 76.5-81.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,258 255 21.5 19.0-24.3 1,003 78.5 75.7-81.0
Unemployed 137 31 27.3 18.2-38.9 106 72.7 61.1-81.8
Retired 585 35 7.6 5.3-10.9 550 92.4 89.1-94.7
Unable to Work 143 41 35.9 26.3-46.8 102 64.1 53.2-73.7
Other not in Labor Force 151 37 29.8 22.0-39.1 114 70.2 60.9-78.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 288 46 17.6 12.8-23.8 242 82.4 76.2-87.2
$25,000- 34,999 175 40 28.8 21.1-37.9 135 71.2 62.1-78.9
$35,000- 49,999 237 54 22.8 17.1-29.7 183 77.2 70.3-82.9
$50,000- 74,999 277 59 24.1 18.5-30.7 218 75.9 69.3-81.5
$75,000+ 707 111 18.8 15.6-22.5 596 81.2 77.5-84.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 189 40 26.8 18.3-37.3 149 73.2 62.7-81.7
101% to 150% 219 47 21.9 16.1-29.0 172 78.1 71.0-83.9
151% to 200% 184 33 22.2 15.5-30.8 151 77.8 69.2-84.5
More than 200% 1,161 210 21.5 18.7-24.5 951 78.5 75.5-81.3
HOUSING
Own 1,500 198 16.5 14.1-19.1 1,302 83.5 80.9-85.9
Rent 603 153 28.6 24.4-33.1 450 71.4 66.9-75.6
Other arrangement 162 49 35.6 27.1-45.1 113 64.4 54.9-72.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,190 195 18.8 16.2-21.7 995 81.2 78.3-83.8
Regional City or Suburban County 589 115 23.3 19.4-27.8 474 76.7 72.2-80.6
Rural 509 91 22.4 17.6-28.0 418 77.6 72.0-82.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,014 189 23.1 19.8-26.8 825 76.9 73.2-80.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,181 202 19.7 17.1-22.6 979 80.3 77.4-82.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 724 124 20.8 17.3-24.6 600 79.2 75.4-82.7
2nd Quartile 903 166 21.9 18.6-25.6 737 78.1 74.4-81.4
3rd Quartile 585 104 20.2 16.5-24.5 481 79.8 75.5-83.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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