2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

E-Cigarettes

Have you ever used an e-cigarette or other electronic vaping product, even just one time, in your entire life?

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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
-Western 748 167 27.5 23.7-31.7 581 72.5 68.3-76.3
GENDER
Male 319 73 27.1 21.6-33.3 246 72.9 66.7-78.4
Female 429 94 28.0 22.8-33.8 335 72.0 66.2-77.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 616 145 28.2 24.1-32.7 471 71.8 67.3-75.9
Non-Hispanic Black 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 104 16 19.1 11.1-31.0 88 80.9 69.0-88.9
AGE
18-34 125 59 50.7 40.7-60.6 66 49.3 39.4-59.3
35-44 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 133 31 27.0 19.0-36.8 102 73.0 63.2-81.0
65-74 165 15 6.6 3.8-11.3 150 93.4 88.7-96.2
75+ 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 206 54 32.1 25.0-40.3 152 67.9 59.7-75.0
Some Post-H.S. 213 60 29.7 23.3-37.0 153 70.3 63.0-76.7
College Graduate 234 37 20.9 15.2-28.0 197 79.1 72.0-84.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 267 69 28.6 22.5-35.5 198 71.4 64.5-77.5
No 481 98 27.0 22.2-32.3 383 73.0 67.7-77.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 668 155 28.7 24.6-33.2 513 71.3 66.8-75.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 361 95 32.7 26.9-39.1 266 67.3 60.9-73.1
Unemployed 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 234 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 124 28 26.7 18.3-37.2 96 73.3 62.8-81.7
$25,000- 34,999 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 91 14 20.1 11.9-31.8 77 79.9 68.2-88.1
$75,000+ 160 27 18.7 12.6-26.8 133 81.3 73.2-87.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 335 56 19.1 14.6-24.7 279 80.9 75.3-85.4
HOUSING
Own 532 90 21.6 17.5-26.4 442 78.4 73.6-82.5
Rent 164 54 42.9 33.9-52.3 110 57.1 47.7-66.1
Other arrangement 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 228 41 22.9 16.8-30.5 187 77.1 69.5-83.2
Rural 520 126 29.2 24.6-34.3 394 70.8 65.7-75.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 160 45 34.3 26.1-43.5 115 65.7 56.5-73.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 273 57 24.6 18.5-32.0 216 75.4 68.0-81.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 315 65 26.3 20.8-32.7 250 73.7 67.3-79.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 402 84 27.1 22.0-32.7 318 72.9 67.3-78.0
2nd Quartile 137 31 25.2 17.6-34.7 106 74.8 65.3-82.4
3rd Quartile 209 52 30.0 22.6-38.7 157 70.0 61.3-77.4

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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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