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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 1,694 237 13.7 11.8-15.8 157 9.7 8.0-11.6 1,300 76.7 74.1-79.1
RACE
White 1,472 215 14.1 12.1-16.4 138 10.0 8.2-12.2 1,119 75.9 73.1-78.5
African American 139 10 6.0 2.9-12.0 14 9.0 5.0-15.8 115 84.9 77.2-90.4
Asian 5 1 34.1 5.3-82.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 65.9 17.4-94.7
Native American 40 7 21.5 10.1-40.2 4 6.9 2.5-18.1 29 71.6 53.3-84.7
Other Minorities 33 3 12.6 4.0-33.0 1 2.5 0.3-15.8 29 85.0 65.0-94.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 34 3 11.6 3.7-31.0 3 6.2 1.3-24.0 28 82.3 62.7-92.8
-English Speaking 22 3 17.1 5.5-42.4 3 9.1 2.0-33.2 16 73.8 49.0-89.2
-Spanish Speaking 12 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 12 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,659 234 13.7 11.8-15.8 153 9.7 8.0-11.7 1,272 76.6 74.0-79.0
AGE
18-24 112 12 10.2 4.8-20.6 14 13.6 7.6-23.3 86 76.1 64.8-84.7
25-34 341 46 13.1 9.3-18.2 37 12.7 8.7-18.1 258 74.2 67.9-79.6
35-44 407 61 13.5 10.2-17.6 26 6.6 4.1-10.5 320 79.9 75.0-84.1
45-54 281 38 13.9 9.8-19.4 30 10.3 6.7-15.4 213 75.8 69.4-81.2
55-64 266 34 13.1 8.7-19.3 20 7.7 4.5-13.0 212 79.2 72.3-84.8
65-74 167 21 14.5 9.1-22.1 16 9.4 5.1-16.5 130 76.2 67.5-83.1
75+ 114 24 21.6 13.7-32.3 14 10.9 5.8-19.5 76 67.5 56.3-77.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 308 57 17.7 13.0-23.6 41 12.6 8.6-18.0 210 69.7 63.0-75.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 508 77 13.9 10.8-17.6 58 12.3 9.0-16.7 373 73.8 68.9-78.2
Some Post-H.S. 432 52 13.9 10.2-18.9 35 8.5 5.8-12.2 345 77.6 72.2-82.2
College Graduate 443 49 9.7 7.1-13.2 23 5.8 3.6- 9.2 371 84.5 80.2-88.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 26 16.7 10.2-26.2 18 9.7 5.5-16.6 113 73.6 63.7-81.6
$15,000- 24,999 247 33 13.7 9.3-19.8 27 10.8 6.8-16.8 187 75.5 68.2-81.5
$25,000- 34,999 210 23 10.9 6.8-17.2 21 11.0 6.3-18.3 166 78.1 70.1-84.5
$35,000- 49,999 291 44 15.7 11.4-21.3 20 8.7 5.1-14.5 227 75.6 68.9-81.2
$50,000-74,999 262 28 8.8 5.8-13.0 25 10.5 6.8-16.0 209 80.7 74.7-85.6
$75,000+ 269 35 11.4 7.9-16.1 18 6.0 3.4-10.4 216 82.6 76.9-87.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 552 74 12.9 9.8-16.7 49 8.9 6.4-12.3 429 78.2 73.7-82.1
No 1,113 158 13.9 11.6-16.6 104 10.0 8.0-12.5 851 76.0 72.8-79.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 488 55 11.7 8.8-15.5 45 9.8 6.9-13.7 388 78.5 73.7-82.6
Non-Veteran 1,144 175 14.7 12.3-17.3 100 9.0 7.1-11.4 869 76.3 73.1-79.2
Currently Serving 62 7 8.7 3.6-19.5 12 21.9 12.2-36.3 43 69.4 54.9-80.8

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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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