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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Do you use smokeless tobacco in situations where you can't smoke or where you would prefer not to smoke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Often/Sometimes Rarely/Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 587 73 14.8 10.2-21.0 514 85.2 79.0-89.8
-Eastern NC 179 22 17.3 8.8-31.2 157 82.7 68.8-91.2
GENDER
Male 133 17 20.3 10.1-36.6 116 79.7 63.4-89.9
Female 46 5 5.2 1.8-13.9 41 94.8 86.1-98.2
RACE
White 125 17 21.2 10.5-38.2 108 78.8 61.8-89.5
African American 29 4 8.7 2.9-23.4 25 91.3 76.6-97.1
Other Minorities 24 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 23 99.2 94.3-99.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 1 10.6 1.0-56.9 3 89.4 43.1-99.0
Non-Hispanic 174 21 17.5 8.8-31.8 153 82.5 68.2-91.2
AGE
18-24 11 2 31.7 8.8-69.0 9 68.3 31.0-91.2
25-34 23 5 20.4 7.5-44.4 18 79.6 55.6-92.5
35-44 42 6 13.8 4.3-36.5 36 86.2 63.5-95.7
45-54 41 3 4.9 1.5-14.7 38 95.1 85.3-98.5
55-64 35 3 4.2 1.3-13.0 32 95.8 87.0-98.7
65-74 23 2 11.0 2.5-37.6 21 89.0 62.4-97.5
75+ 3 1 72.6 18.9-96.8 2 27.4 3.2-81.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 45 7 26.1 9.8-53.3 38 73.9 46.7-90.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 64 5 5.4 1.7-15.7 59 94.6 84.3-98.3
Some Post-H.S. 43 8 32.0 10.7-64.8 35 68.0 35.2-89.3
College Graduate 27 2 4.3 0.8-19.2 25 95.7 80.8-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 28 2 4.9 1.1-20.0 26 95.1 80.0-98.9
$15,000- 24,999 41 7 11.0 3.2-31.6 34 89.0 68.4-96.8
$25,000- 34,999 26 4 34.3 11.1-68.7 22 65.7 31.3-88.9
$35,000- 49,999 23 3 12.3 3.7-33.6 20 87.7 66.4-96.3
$50,000-74,999 21 3 8.6 2.4-26.6 18 91.4 73.4-97.6
$75,000+ 22 2 23.7 4.5-67.2 20 76.3 32.8-95.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 95 11 11.6 4.9-25.0 84 88.4 75.0-95.1
No 81 11 22.9 9.3-46.2 70 77.1 53.8-90.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 53 9 18.6 8.5-36.1 44 81.4 63.9-91.5
Non-Veteran 126 13 16.9 7.0-35.3 113 83.1 64.7-93.0

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*Asked only of current smokers who reported ever trying smokeless tobacco.

Due to small number of respondents no further breakdowns are available.

^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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