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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 1,802 254 13.9 12.0-15.9 153 9.3 7.7-11.2 1,395 76.8 74.3-79.2
GENDER
Male 1,472 215 14.1 12.1-16.4 138 10.0 8.2-12.2 1,119 75.9 73.1-78.5
Female 330 39 12.2 8.5-17.3 15 3.8 2.1- 7.0 276 83.9 78.5-88.2
AGE
18-24 105 12 10.9 5.1-21.8 14 14.5 8.1-24.7 79 74.5 62.7-83.5
25-34 339 44 12.9 9.1-18.0 38 13.4 9.3-19.0 257 73.7 67.4-79.2
35-44 424 58 12.5 9.3-16.4 25 6.5 4.0-10.4 341 81.0 76.2-85.1
45-54 288 34 12.5 8.6-17.9 27 9.0 5.7-13.9 227 78.5 72.2-83.7
55-64 284 45 17.3 12.3-23.7 16 6.3 3.3-11.5 223 76.5 69.4-82.3
65-74 208 28 14.2 9.3-21.0 18 9.1 5.2-15.6 162 76.7 68.8-83.1
75+ 151 32 21.0 14.2-30.0 15 9.6 5.1-17.5 104 69.3 59.6-77.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 344 75 21.7 16.6-27.8 42 13.0 8.9-18.7 227 65.3 58.5-71.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 521 78 13.9 10.8-17.6 53 11.3 8.1-15.7 390 74.8 69.9-79.2
Some Post-H.S. 463 52 13.5 9.8-18.3 34 8.2 5.6-11.8 377 78.3 73.1-82.8
College Graduate 472 48 8.9 6.5-12.2 24 5.8 3.6- 9.1 400 85.3 81.2-88.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 185 33 18.4 11.8-27.5 16 8.7 4.8-15.4 136 72.9 63.3-80.7
$15,000- 24,999 279 42 15.1 10.6-21.1 28 10.4 6.4-16.3 209 74.5 67.4-80.5
$25,000- 34,999 215 20 10.3 6.2-16.6 20 10.5 5.9-18.0 175 79.2 71.1-85.5
$35,000- 49,999 291 43 15.4 11.1-21.0 19 8.5 4.9-14.4 229 76.1 69.4-81.7
$50,000-74,999 268 28 8.8 5.9-13.1 25 10.6 6.8-16.1 215 80.5 74.5-85.5
$75,000+ 279 34 10.5 7.3-15.0 18 5.9 3.4-10.2 227 83.6 78.2-87.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 623 92 14.2 11.1-18.0 47 8.2 5.8-11.4 484 77.6 73.2-81.5
No 1,150 155 13.4 11.1-16.0 103 9.9 7.8-12.4 892 76.7 73.5-79.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 441 54 12.6 9.4-16.6 38 9.4 6.4-13.6 349 78.0 72.9-82.3
Non-Veteran 1,308 194 14.6 12.3-17.1 103 8.6 6.7-10.8 1,011 76.9 73.8-79.7
Currently Serving 53 6 7.0 2.9-16.0 12 27.0 15.2-43.3 35 66.0 50.2-79.0

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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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