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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,330 335 13.9 12.3-15.8 201 9.1 7.7-10.7 1,794 77.0 74.8-79.1
-Eastern NC 804 114 12.8 10.3-15.7 75 9.5 7.3-12.2 615 77.7 74.2-80.9
GENDER
Male 530 66 11.3 8.7-14.6 53 10.1 7.5-13.6 411 78.5 74.3-82.2
Female 274 48 17.2 11.9-24.2 22 7.5 4.7-11.8 204 75.3 68.1-81.3
RACE
White 527 65 10.9 8.3-14.1 47 10.2 7.4-13.8 415 79.0 74.7-82.7
African American 186 33 18.3 11.9-27.0 21 9.2 5.6-14.7 132 72.5 63.6-79.9
AGE
18-24 44 3 5.9 1.8-17.1 3 8.7 2.7-24.6 38 85.5 70.0-93.7
25-34 144 17 10.4 6.2-16.9 19 13.8 8.5-21.7 108 75.8 67.2-82.8
35-44 144 17 10.8 6.3-18.0 13 9.6 5.3-16.8 114 79.6 71.0-86.1
45-54 157 23 12.9 8.2-19.5 11 7.8 3.8-15.2 123 79.3 71.1-85.7
55-64 132 16 12.4 6.3-22.9 11 7.8 3.6-16.0 105 79.8 68.9-87.6
65-74 107 13 9.7 5.1-17.7 9 6.3 2.9-13.2 85 84.0 75.0-90.1
75+ 74 25 40.2 27.4-54.5 9 12.7 6.4-23.6 40 47.1 34.3-60.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 198 45 20.7 14.9-28.2 23 10.2 6.4-15.9 130 69.1 61.0-76.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 242 32 10.2 6.8-15.0 28 12.1 8.0-18.1 182 77.7 71.0-83.1
Some Post-H.S. 200 19 11.5 6.7-18.9 20 10.8 6.7-17.0 161 77.7 69.7-84.1
College Graduate 164 18 10.1 6.2-16.0 4 2.9 0.8- 9.9 142 87.0 80.0-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 23 15.8 9.8-24.4 16 13.3 7.6-22.2 93 70.9 60.9-79.3
$15,000- 24,999 145 26 14.6 9.2-22.4 12 5.5 3.0-10.0 107 79.9 71.7-86.1
$25,000- 34,999 85 6 7.4 3.2-16.5 9 10.0 4.7-19.8 70 82.6 71.6-89.9
$35,000- 49,999 121 14 11.3 6.6-18.8 8 8.3 4.0-16.5 99 80.4 71.2-87.1
$50,000-74,999 99 11 8.7 4.6-15.9 9 11.7 6.0-21.7 79 79.5 69.2-87.0
$75,000+ 91 11 11.4 6.0-20.6 7 9.2 3.9-20.4 73 79.4 67.9-87.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 348 60 14.4 10.8-19.0 26 6.6 4.2-10.3 262 79.0 73.8-83.4
No 439 51 11.3 8.2-15.4 45 11.0 7.9-15.1 343 77.7 72.7-82.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 175 17 11.6 7.0-18.5 12 5.5 2.7-10.9 146 82.9 75.3-88.5
Non-Veteran 573 90 13.6 10.6-17.2 51 9.0 6.6-12.2 432 77.4 73.1-81.2
Currently Serving 56 7 9.7 4.0-21.6 12 24.5 13.6-40.0 37 65.8 50.3-78.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever using any smokeless tobacco products.

^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 (MAHEC): 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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