2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Tobacco Use

Use of Multiple Tobacco Products*

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  Total
Respond.^
No Use Use single product Use multiple products
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,962 3,958 77.4 75.9-78.9 857 19.1 17.7-20.6 147 3.5 2.9- 4.2
-Piedmont NC 2,351 1,927 79.1 76.9-81.1 363 18.1 16.2-20.2 61 2.8 2.1- 3.8
GENDER
Male 1,067 823 73.6 70.1-76.8 205 22.5 19.4-25.9 39 4.0 2.8- 5.7
Female 1,284 1,104 84.1 81.4-86.4 158 14.2 11.9-16.7 22 1.8 1.1- 2.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,506 1,230 77.6 74.9-80.2 228 18.4 16.1-21.0 48 3.9 2.9- 5.4
Non-Hispanic Black 474 388 80.0 74.9-84.2 81 19.2 15.0-24.2 *** *** ***
Other 371 309 84.4 79.3-88.5 54 14.5 10.5-19.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 457 360 77.0 72.2-81.1 75 18.7 14.9-23.3 22 4.3 2.7- 6.8
35-44 336 259 74.7 68.3-80.1 70 23.3 18.0-29.6 *** *** ***
45-54 423 338 76.4 70.8-81.3 76 21.2 16.5-26.7 *** *** ***
55-64 411 326 77.8 72.5-82.3 73 19.1 14.9-24.1 *** *** ***
65-74 403 344 84.1 79.3-88.0 52 14.0 10.4-18.7 *** *** ***
75+ 270 254 93.1 88.2-96.0 14 6.0 3.4-10.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 151 68.9 60.3-76.4 57 28.0 20.8-36.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 546 409 73.3 68.7-77.5 116 22.9 19.0-27.4 21 3.8 2.3- 6.1
Some Post-H.S. 615 480 76.7 72.6-80.3 114 19.9 16.4-23.8 21 3.5 2.2- 5.5
College Graduate 970 883 90.4 87.9-92.4 75 8.3 6.5-10.7 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 633 485 72.9 68.0-77.3 120 22.0 17.9-26.7 28 5.1 3.3- 7.9
No 1,704 1,432 81.5 79.2-83.7 239 16.5 14.4-18.8 33 2.0 1.4- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 231 188 80.8 73.7-86.3 39 16.7 11.8-23.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,114 1,733 78.9 76.6-81.0 324 18.3 16.2-20.5 57 2.9 2.1- 3.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,293 1,060 79.9 77.1-82.4 196 17.2 14.8-19.9 37 2.9 2.0- 4.1
Unemployed 144 103 67.2 56.3-76.5 36 29.7 20.7-40.8 *** *** ***
Retired 598 534 87.4 83.7-90.4 60 11.6 8.8-15.2 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 150 87 54.9 44.9-64.5 51 34.9 25.8-45.2 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 151 130 83.1 74.7-89.1 19 16.3 10.3-24.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 298 229 77.0 70.7-82.3 59 19.4 14.5-25.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 181 132 65.3 56.1-73.6 46 33.1 24.9-42.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 242 198 81.6 75.1-86.6 41 17.7 12.7-24.1 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 282 232 78.8 72.1-84.2 44 19.2 14.0-25.8 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 718 634 85.7 82.2-88.6 66 11.7 9.0-15.0 18 2.6 1.6- 4.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 63 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 195 136 66.3 56.2-75.1 47 27.4 19.2-37.6 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 227 169 72.9 65.4-79.4 55 25.6 19.3-33.1 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 188 149 76.9 68.5-83.6 35 21.2 14.8-29.6 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,180 1,012 83.0 80.1-85.5 142 14.8 12.4-17.6 26 2.2 1.4- 3.4
HOUSING
Own 1,539 1,329 82.9 80.3-85.3 185 15.0 12.8-17.5 25 2.1 1.3- 3.2
Rent 624 453 70.1 65.6-74.3 141 24.9 21.0-29.2 30 5.0 3.3- 7.6
Other arrangement 164 123 73.1 64.1-80.6 36 24.9 17.6-34.0 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,226 1,051 83.9 81.2-86.3 149 13.8 11.6-16.3 26 2.3 1.5- 3.6
Regional City or Suburban County 602 476 75.5 71.0-79.4 112 21.7 17.9-26.0 *** *** ***
Rural 523 400 72.3 66.7-77.3 102 23.8 19.0-29.3 21 4.0 2.4- 6.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 96 *** *** *** 23 24.3 15.6-35.8 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,039 821 75.5 71.9-78.8 185 21.5 18.3-25.0 33 3.0 2.0- 4.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,216 1,037 82.7 79.9-85.1 155 14.9 12.6-17.5 24 2.5 1.6- 3.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 740 634 83.7 80.2-86.7 90 13.6 10.9-16.8 16 2.7 1.5- 4.8
2nd Quartile 927 736 75.9 72.2-79.2 160 20.9 17.7-24.5 31 3.2 2.1- 4.8
3rd Quartile 607 500 80.2 75.9-83.9 96 18.0 14.4-22.1 *** *** ***
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Current use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, cigars, or hookah.
This table only includes respondents who were asked the state-added questions on other tobacco products.

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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