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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: 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 1,242 39 2.1 1.3- 3.3 145 10.0 7.5-13.3 1,058 87.9 84.5-90.6
GENDER
Female 1,242 39 2.1 1.3- 3.3 145 10.0 7.5-13.3 1,058 87.9 84.5-90.6
RACE
African American 1,242 39 2.1 1.3- 3.3 145 10.0 7.5-13.3 1,058 87.9 84.5-90.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 13 1 5.8 0.7-34.7 2 9.1 1.7-35.9 10 85.1 55.6-96.3
-English Speaking 13 1 5.8 0.7-34.7 2 9.1 1.7-35.9 10 85.1 55.6-96.3
Non-Hispanic 1,229 38 2.1 1.3- 3.3 143 10.0 7.5-13.4 1,048 87.9 84.5-90.6
AGE
18-24 90 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.2 1.3-37.3 88 91.8 62.7-98.7
25-34 197 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 11 4.5 1.6-11.8 184 95.2 88.0-98.1
35-44 259 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 20 4.8 2.4- 9.2 237 94.9 90.6-97.3
45-54 256 9 4.0 1.5-10.4 30 10.0 6.0-16.3 217 86.0 78.6-91.1
55-64 179 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 35 16.7 10.7-25.2 140 82.3 73.9-88.5
65-74 147 15 8.3 4.2-15.6 28 18.9 11.7-29.1 104 72.8 61.9-81.5
75+ 103 7 6.4 2.7-14.1 17 23.6 12.2-40.9 79 70.0 53.9-82.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 287 23 5.8 3.5- 9.4 56 18.8 12.6-26.9 208 75.4 67.3-82.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 419 10 2.3 0.9- 5.8 52 11.6 6.7-19.6 357 86.1 78.2-91.4
Some Post-H.S. 298 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9 18 4.1 2.2- 7.7 276 95.5 92.0-97.6
College Graduate 235 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9 18 6.3 3.1-12.1 215 93.3 87.5-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 14 3.2 1.6- 6.1 43 11.7 8.0-16.9 212 85.1 79.6-89.3
$15,000- 24,999 281 7 1.8 0.7- 4.6 29 9.0 5.5-14.5 245 89.1 83.4-93.1
$25,000- 34,999 160 5 3.5 0.9-13.2 20 8.2 4.4-14.7 135 88.3 79.7-93.6
$35,000- 49,999 113 0 0.0 . - . 6 7.4 2.6-19.1 107 92.6 80.9-97.4
$50,000-74,999 64 0 0.0 . - . 5 3.2 1.3- 8.0 59 96.8 92.0-98.7
$75,000+ 53 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 51 97.7 90.9-99.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 16 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
Guilford 71 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 8 8.3 3.5-18.4 62 90.9 80.9-95.9
Mecklenburg 81 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.0 0.6- 6.4 78 98.0 93.6-99.4
Orange 31 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 30 98.4 89.4-99.8
Wake 55 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 53 97.4 89.3-99.4
Chatham/Lee 53 0 0.0 . - . 5 8.8 3.1-22.7 48 91.2 77.3-96.9
Nash/Wilson 77 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 18 19.1 11.5-30.0 58 79.7 68.7-87.5
Craven/Pamlico 56 3 6.3 1.8-19.8 9 12.1 5.4-24.9 44 81.6 66.8-90.7
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 9 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.6-34.3 8 94.8 65.7-99.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 100 . - .
Franklin/Gran./Vance 103 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 6 5.2 2.1-12.4 96 94.0 86.7-97.4
Graham/Swain/Jackson 9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 94 6 4.1 1.6-10.2 17 17.5 10.7-27.3 71 78.3 68.2-85.9
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 101 9 8.3 4.2-15.7 18 20.0 12.5-30.5 74 71.7 60.9-80.4
Northeast NC I 168 6 4.6 1.9-10.7 15 8.6 5.0-14.4 147 86.8 79.7-91.7
Northeast NC II 97 5 5.1 2.0-12.2 16 14.5 8.5-23.7 76 80.4 70.5-87.5
Northeastern Partnership 265 11 4.8 2.5- 8.9 31 11.4 7.7-16.4 223 83.8 78.1-88.3
Mountain AHEC 31 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.2 1.4-23.9 29 93.8 76.1-98.6
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 657 33 4.0 2.4- 6.7 104 15.0 10.3-21.4 520 81.0 74.7-86.1
Piedmont 540 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1 39 6.8 4.3-10.6 495 92.4 88.6-95.0
Western NC 45 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.5 0.7-15.0 43 96.5 85.0-99.3

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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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