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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 1,946 290 14.5 12.7-16.6 174 9.5 8.0-11.3 1,482 76.0 73.5-78.3
No 378 45 11.3 7.9-16.0 25 6.4 3.8-10.6 308 82.3 76.8-86.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 13 2 15.5 3.3-49.3 0 0.0 . - . 11 84.5 50.7-96.7
Recommended Range 628 76 11.6 8.8-15.2 59 10.5 7.7-14.0 493 77.9 73.5-81.8
Overweight 948 139 15.1 12.5-18.2 87 9.5 7.4-12.3 722 75.3 71.7-78.6
Obese 672 103 13.1 10.4-16.2 50 7.5 5.4-10.5 519 79.4 75.6-82.8
Current Smoker
No 1,628 292 17.3 15.2-19.7 132 8.3 6.8-10.1 1,204 74.4 71.7-76.9
Yes 690 41 6.5 4.4- 9.5 67 10.7 7.9-14.3 582 82.8 78.6-86.3
Binge Drinker
No 1,918 287 14.8 12.9-16.8 158 8.8 7.3-10.6 1,473 76.4 73.9-78.8
Yes 369 40 9.3 6.2-13.7 40 10.9 7.5-15.5 289 79.8 74.3-84.4
Heavy Drinker
No 2,187 313 13.9 12.2-15.8 186 9.1 7.6-10.8 1,688 77.0 74.6-79.1
Yes 111 18 13.8 8.0-22.7 12 10.5 5.2-20.1 81 75.7 65.0-84.0
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 586 108 17.1 13.8-21.0 49 10.0 7.0-14.0 429 72.9 68.1-77.2
No 1,739 227 13.0 11.2-15.2 152 8.9 7.3-10.7 1,360 78.1 75.6-80.5
Current Asthma
Yes 170 30 19.2 12.4-28.4 14 9.4 5.1-16.4 126 71.5 61.8-79.5
No 2,137 303 13.6 11.9-15.5 181 8.9 7.5-10.7 1,653 77.5 75.2-79.6
Diabetes
Yes 283 64 22.9 17.5-29.4 20 8.0 4.4-14.2 199 69.1 61.8-75.5
Yes, During Pregnancy 7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
No 2,010 267 12.8 11.0-14.7 180 9.3 7.8-11.0 1,563 78.0 75.6-80.1
No, Bordeline Diabetes 30 4 22.0 7.6-49.0 1 5.2 0.7-29.2 25 72.8 47.2-88.9

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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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