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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

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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%)
North Carolina 9,300 329 3.8 3.2- 4.5 1,308 16.0 14.8-17.3 7,663 80.2 78.8-81.6
-Guilford County 443 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 53 12.3 9.1-16.5 384 86.2 81.9-89.6
GENDER
Male 164 4 2.6 1.0- 7.1 33 18.9 13.1-26.5 127 78.5 70.6-84.7
Female 279 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0 20 6.4 3.8-10.5 257 93.1 89.0-95.8
RACE
White 311 4 1.5 0.5- 4.3 42 14.6 10.6-19.7 265 83.9 78.6-88.1
Other 131 2 1.5 0.3- 6.8 11 7.6 3.3-16.4 118 91.0 82.1-95.6
AGE
18-44 175 2 0.6 0.2- 2.7 23 12.9 8.2-19.9 150 86.4 79.5-91.3
45+ 264 4 2.4 0.8- 6.5 30 12.0 8.1-17.4 230 85.7 79.8-90.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 4 3.3 1.2- 9.0 19 11.6 6.7-19.3 129 85.1 76.9-90.7
Some College + 289 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 34 12.9 9.0-18.3 253 86.6 81.2-90.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 193 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8 27 15.9 10.4-23.6 161 81.0 73.1-87.1
$50,000+ 141 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 15 10.6 6.2-17.6 125 88.8 81.7-93.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 448 21 5.9 3.7- 9.2 62 16.6 12.7-21.5 365 77.5 72.3-82.0
Guilford 443 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6 53 12.3 9.1-16.5 384 86.2 81.9-89.6
Mecklenburg 443 5 1.4 0.5- 3.8 43 11.9 8.1-17.2 395 86.7 81.3-90.7
Orange 450 4 1.1 0.4- 3.5 52 11.6 8.4-15.7 394 87.3 83.0-90.6
Wake 446 12 3.3 1.7- 6.4 38 8.7 6.1-12.4 396 88.0 83.7-91.2
Chatham/Lee 392 7 2.3 0.9- 5.5 53 16.4 11.2-23.5 332 81.3 74.2-86.7
Nash/Wilson 369 8 4.2 1.6-10.8 44 11.1 8.0-15.2 317 84.7 78.9-89.1
Craven/Pamlico 448 9 2.3 1.1- 4.6 56 12.7 9.3-16.9 383 85.0 80.6-88.6
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 427 30 8.4 5.6-12.2 70 17.5 13.6-22.3 327 74.1 68.7-78.9
Appalachian/Wilkes 452 21 4.3 2.7- 6.8 76 20.3 14.7-27.3 355 75.4 68.6-81.2
Franklin/Gran./Vance 471 11 2.8 1.4- 5.6 56 14.4 10.1-20.0 404 82.8 76.9-87.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 423 27 5.9 3.7- 9.1 71 26.3 15.7-40.8 325 67.8 54.6-78.6
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 468 29 6.2 4.0- 9.4 89 18.8 14.9-23.5 350 75.0 70.0-79.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 411 26 5.7 3.7- 8.6 72 18.3 14.3-23.1 313 76.0 70.8-80.5
Northeast NC I 451 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8 62 14.1 10.7-18.4 377 83.3 78.8-87.0
Northeast NC II 504 11 1.9 1.0- 3.6 66 14.5 11.0-18.9 427 83.6 79.1-87.3
Northeastern Partnership 955 23 2.1 1.4- 3.4 128 14.4 11.7-17.5 804 83.5 80.3-86.3
Mountain AHEC 1,292 69 6.1 4.3- 8.4 203 21.3 17.0-26.2 1,020 72.7 67.8-77.1
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 3,255 108 2.5 1.9- 3.5 471 15.7 13.6-18.0 2,676 81.8 79.3-84.0
Piedmont 3,991 113 4.0 3.1- 5.1 504 15.0 13.3-16.8 3,374 81.0 79.1-82.9
Western NC 2,054 108 5.5 4.2- 7.2 333 20.6 17.4-24.3 1,613 73.9 70.2-77.3

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

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

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

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