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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

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Smokeless Tobacco Use Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Current User Former user Never used
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,091 117 4.9 3.9- 6.2 395 14.3 12.5-16.3 2,579 80.8 78.5-82.8
GENDER
Male 1,192 99 9.5 7.4-12.1 305 24.6 21.3-28.3 788 65.9 61.9-69.7
Female 1,899 18 0.8 0.4- 1.3 90 4.9 3.6- 6.8 1,791 94.3 92.5-95.7
RACE
White 2,329 90 5.3 4.0- 6.9 319 14.5 12.5-16.7 1,920 80.2 77.7-82.5
African American 566 18 4.2 2.3- 7.8 57 14.0 9.6-20.0 491 81.7 75.5-86.6
Other Minorities 150 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4 16 14.9 8.2-25.6 128 82.4 71.9-89.6
HISPANIC
Yes 88 5 2.2 0.9- 5.7 10 15.7 7.9-28.8 73 82.1 69.2-90.3
No 2,997 111 5.0 3.9- 6.3 385 14.3 12.4-16.4 2,501 80.7 78.4-82.8
AGE
18-24 284 11 3.4 1.5- 7.2 45 15.2 9.8-22.8 228 81.5 73.6-87.4
25-34 568 34 7.8 5.0-12.0 78 16.3 12.3-21.3 456 75.9 70.2-80.8
35-44 651 20 4.9 2.8- 8.5 82 11.9 8.8-15.9 549 83.2 78.5-87.0
45-54 584 16 4.2 2.2- 7.7 68 14.5 10.3-20.0 500 81.3 75.5-86.0
55-64 386 15 5.7 2.9-11.1 44 11.1 7.4-16.3 327 83.2 76.9-88.0
65+ 589 21 3.4 2.0- 5.7 75 15.3 11.3-20.5 493 81.3 76.0-85.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 403 30 9.1 5.8-14.1 80 18.3 13.4-24.5 293 72.6 65.8-78.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 891 44 4.7 3.2- 7.0 109 14.9 11.4-19.2 738 80.4 75.9-84.2
Some Post-H.S. 806 21 4.9 2.9- 8.1 91 12.2 9.1-16.0 694 83.0 78.5-86.6
College Graduate 981 22 2.7 1.5- 5.0 115 13.4 10.6-16.7 844 83.9 80.2-87.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 282 11 2.4 1.1- 5.4 42 13.7 8.7-21.0 229 83.8 76.5-89.2
$15,000- 24,999 493 25 5.4 3.2- 9.0 64 16.4 11.4-23.0 404 78.2 71.5-83.7
$25,000- 34,999 474 19 4.8 2.7- 8.6 61 16.8 12.4-22.5 394 78.3 72.3-83.3
$35,000- 49,999 488 26 9.6 6.0-14.9 71 15.6 11.1-21.5 391 74.8 68.2-80.5
$50,000+ 805 18 4.0 2.2- 6.9 98 13.4 10.3-17.1 689 82.7 78.4-86.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 212 7 4.5 2.1- 9.5 33 19.3 13.3-27.2 172 76.2 68.1-82.8
Cumberland 209 8 4.1 1.9- 8.6 31 17.9 11.9-26.0 170 78.1 69.8-84.6
Durham 211 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 17 8.1 4.5-14.2 192 91.3 85.3-95.0
Forsyth 233 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3 28 13.4 9.1-19.1 203 85.6 79.7-90.0
Gaston 236 9 6.6 3.3-12.8 25 11.3 7.5-16.7 202 82.1 75.3-87.4
Guilford 195 7 4.5 1.9-10.3 16 9.0 5.3-15.0 172 86.4 79.5-91.3
Mecklenburg 213 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 31 17.7 12.4-24.7 178 80.1 72.9-85.7
New Hanover 197 7 3.9 1.7- 8.4 25 13.9 9.1-20.7 165 82.2 74.9-87.8
Onslow 216 15 7.7 4.3-13.4 41 24.5 15.9-35.8 160 67.8 57.0-76.9
Wake 208 4 2.3 0.8- 6.1 29 17.2 11.9-24.3 175 80.5 73.3-86.2
Western NC 311 17 8.4 5.1-13.6 45 15.9 11.6-21.3 249 75.7 69.4-81.1
Piedmont NC 324 22 7.1 4.5-11.0 28 8.7 5.7-13.3 274 84.2 78.9-88.4
Eastern NC 326 13 3.6 1.9- 6.6 46 18.2 13.4-24.2 267 78.3 72.1-83.4

+ Approximately half of the respondents received questions from this topic See Technical Notes for more information.

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* Data in this table were derived from the smokeless tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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