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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 2,330 335 13.9 12.3-15.8 201 9.1 7.7-10.7 1,794 77.0 74.8-79.1
GENDER
Male 1,694 237 13.7 11.8-15.8 157 9.7 8.0-11.6 1,300 76.7 74.1-79.1
Female 636 98 15.1 11.8-19.0 44 6.6 4.7- 9.2 494 78.3 74.1-82.1
RACE
White 1,802 254 13.9 12.0-15.9 153 9.3 7.7-11.2 1,395 76.8 74.3-79.2
African American 369 53 12.8 9.2-17.6 40 10.1 7.1-14.2 276 77.1 71.5-81.8
Asian 5 1 34.1 5.3-82.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 65.9 17.4-94.7
Native American 102 23 20.3 12.7-31.0 7 5.8 2.7-12.2 72 73.9 62.9-82.5
Other Minorities 40 3 11.4 3.7-30.2 1 2.2 0.3-14.4 36 86.4 68.0-95.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 4 10.8 3.7-27.7 4 6.7 1.8-21.3 35 82.6 65.5-92.2
-English Speaking 30 4 15.4 5.3-37.2 4 9.5 2.6-28.9 22 75.2 53.6-88.8
-Spanish Speaking 13 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 13 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,285 331 14.0 12.3-15.9 196 9.1 7.7-10.8 1,758 76.9 74.6-79.0
AGE
18-24 134 12 9.0 4.2-18.2 14 11.9 6.6-20.5 108 79.1 68.9-86.6
25-34 410 51 12.4 8.9-16.9 43 12.1 8.5-16.9 316 75.6 69.9-80.5
35-44 498 63 11.9 9.0-15.5 33 6.9 4.5-10.3 402 81.3 76.8-85.0
45-54 401 51 12.8 9.3-17.3 33 8.8 5.8-13.0 317 78.4 73.1-83.0
55-64 375 58 16.7 12.3-22.4 28 7.3 4.6-11.5 289 76.0 69.8-81.2
65-74 283 41 14.4 10.1-20.1 27 9.9 6.2-15.4 215 75.7 69.0-81.4
75+ 222 58 26.5 19.9-34.4 23 9.2 5.6-14.9 141 64.2 56.0-71.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 546 126 21.4 17.4-26.1 64 11.7 8.6-15.8 356 66.8 61.6-71.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 689 99 13.1 10.4-16.3 72 11.4 8.6-15.1 518 75.5 71.3-79.3
Some Post-H.S. 557 57 13.0 9.6-17.5 41 7.9 5.6-11.1 459 79.1 74.3-83.2
College Graduate 534 51 8.8 6.4-11.9 24 5.2 3.3- 8.3 459 86.0 82.1-89.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 327 59 17.3 12.4-23.5 31 9.7 6.4-14.5 237 73.0 66.2-78.8
$15,000- 24,999 413 61 14.1 10.4-18.8 44 10.3 7.0-14.8 308 75.6 69.9-80.5
$25,000- 34,999 267 27 10.7 6.9-16.2 25 11.1 6.8-17.6 215 78.2 71.1-84.0
$35,000- 49,999 341 48 14.9 11.0-20.0 20 7.7 4.5-12.9 273 77.4 71.4-82.5
$50,000-74,999 297 28 8.0 5.3-11.9 25 9.6 6.2-14.7 244 82.4 76.8-86.8
$75,000+ 292 35 10.6 7.4-15.1 18 5.6 3.2- 9.7 239 83.7 78.4-87.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 893 145 14.9 12.2-18.0 74 8.5 6.5-11.2 674 76.6 72.9-79.9
No 1,399 182 13.2 11.1-15.5 123 9.4 7.6-11.6 1,094 77.4 74.5-80.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 500 56 11.7 8.8-15.4 46 9.7 6.9-13.6 398 78.6 73.9-82.6
Non-Veteran 1,763 272 14.8 12.8-17.0 143 8.4 6.9-10.3 1,348 76.7 74.1-79.2
Currently Serving 67 7 8.3 3.4-18.7 12 21.0 11.6-34.9 48 70.8 56.7-81.7

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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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