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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 332 47 8.8 6.0-12.7 37 6.4 4.3- 9.4 248 84.9 80.1-88.6
GENDER
Males 124 8 4.7 2.1-10.1 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0 110 93.3 87.7-96.4
Females 208 39 14.3 9.5-20.9 31 12.2 8.0-18.2 138 73.6 65.5-80.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 2 0 0.0 . - . 1 86.6 28.7-99.0 1 13.4 1.0-71.3
Non-Hispanic 323 47 8.9 6.1-12.9 36 6.1 4.1- 9.0 240 85.0 80.3-88.8
AGE
18-24 5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 5 100 . - .
25-34 14 1 1.9 0.2-13.8 0 0.0 . - . 13 98.1 86.2-99.8
35-44 46 2 3.5 0.8-13.4 5 5.8 2.2-14.2 39 90.8 80.4-96.0
45-54 66 6 7.7 2.7-20.3 6 5.3 2.0-13.2 54 87.0 74.6-93.8
55-64 67 8 9.4 3.9-21.1 12 10.1 5.5-17.9 47 80.5 68.6-88.6
65-74 75 17 15.6 8.7-26.4 8 8.9 3.8-19.7 50 75.5 62.7-84.9
75+ 59 13 22.5 12.1-38.0 6 10.9 4.6-24.0 40 66.6 50.9-79.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 125 27 17.9 10.8-28.0 18 11.7 6.6-19.8 80 70.5 59.1-79.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 125 16 6.3 3.3-11.8 14 4.7 2.4- 9.0 95 89.0 82.5-93.3
Some Post-H.S. 49 4 7.7 2.6-21.0 5 7.3 2.8-17.5 40 85.0 71.4-92.8
College Graduate 32 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 32 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 85 18 21.7 12.6-34.9 10 6.6 3.4-12.7 57 71.6 58.7-81.8
$15,000- 24,999 74 9 5.1 2.0-12.3 11 8.9 4.2-18.1 54 86.0 74.9-92.6
$25,000- 34,999 39 7 10.5 4.3-23.4 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3 30 88.0 75.0-94.7
$35,000- 49,999 30 1 2.5 0.3-16.4 3 7.3 2.1-22.0 26 90.2 74.5-96.7
$50,000-74,999 17 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 0 0.0 . - . 16 99.0 92.6-99.9
$75,000+ 25 1 4.7 0.7-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 24 95.3 72.9-99.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 181 30 10.5 6.5-16.6 21 7.9 4.7-12.9 130 81.6 74.4-87.1
No 146 15 7.1 3.8-13.0 15 4.6 2.5- 8.6 116 88.2 81.6-92.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 51 2 3.2 0.8-12.2 2 2.3 0.5-10.4 47 94.5 85.1-98.1
Non-Veteran 281 45 10.3 6.9-15.1 35 7.5 5.0-11.2 201 82.2 76.4-86.8

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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.

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