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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Other Tobacco Products

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 2,648 354 11.4 9.7-13.4 234 8.6 7.0-10.4 2,060 80.0 77.6-82.2
-Eastern NC 907 113 12.0 8.9-15.8 87 10.0 6.7-14.7 707 78.0 72.9-82.4
GENDER
Male 601 63 11.6 8.0-16.4 47 10.2 6.2-16.3 491 78.2 71.8-83.5
Female 306 50 13.3 9.3-18.6 40 9.5 6.5-13.5 216 77.2 70.9-82.5
RACE
White 585 64 11.8 8.1-17.0 47 10.8 6.5-17.3 474 77.4 70.6-83.0
African American 213 34 13.8 9.2-20.2 26 9.0 5.7-13.8 153 77.3 70.1-83.2
Other Minorities 101 14 9.5 4.9-17.7 13 6.3 3.3-11.8 74 84.2 75.2-90.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 2 11.7 2.7-38.7 0 0.0 . - . 12 88.3 61.3-97.3
Non-Hispanic 883 109 12.0 8.9-15.9 87 10.3 6.9-15.1 687 77.7 72.5-82.2
AGE
18-24 27 2 11.8 2.5-41.3 4 20.1 5.9-50.2 21 68.1 41.1-86.8
25-34 84 12 12.1 6.5-21.5 10 12.9 6.3-24.4 62 75.0 63.0-84.1
35-44 163 15 11.3 6.3-19.5 15 7.1 4.1-12.2 133 81.5 73.2-87.7
45-54 161 12 6.8 3.6-12.6 18 8.6 5.1-14.3 131 84.6 77.5-89.7
55-64 191 26 13.4 8.7-20.1 17 6.0 3.5-10.0 148 80.6 73.6-86.1
65-74 164 23 13.8 8.6-21.5 14 7.0 4.0-12.1 127 79.1 71.1-85.4
75+ 116 23 22.4 14.2-33.3 9 6.6 3.2-13.1 84 71.0 60.1-79.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 224 52 15.0 10.4-21.0 23 7.6 4.1-13.6 149 77.5 69.7-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 276 31 10.7 6.7-16.4 36 14.6 7.1-27.8 209 74.7 63.4-83.5
Some Post-H.S. 208 15 13.0 5.9-26.4 23 12.1 7.2-19.8 170 74.9 63.2-83.7
College Graduate 196 14 9.3 4.9-16.9 5 3.1 1.2- 7.6 177 87.6 79.8-92.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 139 30 20.9 13.4-31.0 19 8.7 5.2-14.2 90 70.4 59.9-79.2
$15,000- 24,999 144 19 7.8 4.2-14.2 18 19.9 6.9-45.4 107 72.3 51.2-86.6
$25,000- 34,999 105 14 19.5 8.1-40.2 6 2.1 0.8- 5.6 85 78.4 58.7-90.2
$35,000- 49,999 108 10 16.3 8.4-29.3 10 8.4 4.2-16.1 88 75.2 62.8-84.5
$50,000-74,999 124 10 10.1 4.8-20.0 12 10.9 5.7-19.6 102 79.0 68.4-86.8
$75,000+ 179 13 6.9 3.5-13.1 13 10.1 4.9-19.5 153 83.0 73.6-89.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 425 57 11.7 8.3-16.2 46 10.0 6.5-14.9 322 78.4 72.5-83.2
No 465 51 12.1 7.9-18.2 40 10.3 5.6-18.1 374 77.6 69.8-83.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 283 31 13.0 8.7-19.1 15 7.3 3.7-13.8 237 79.7 72.4-85.5
Non-Veteran 624 82 11.5 7.8-16.6 72 11.2 6.9-17.7 470 77.3 70.5-82.9

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

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

**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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