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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 208 39 14.3 9.5-20.9 31 12.2 8.0-18.2 138 73.6 65.5-80.3
AGE
18-24 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
25-34 7 1 11.6 1.5-53.1 0 0.0 . - . 6 88.4 46.9-98.5
35-44 17 1 4.5 0.6-27.6 4 14.0 4.2-37.6 12 81.5 55.9-93.9
45-54 39 5 11.2 3.6-29.6 4 8.0 2.4-23.9 30 80.8 62.0-91.6
55-64 48 8 15.6 6.7-32.5 10 13.7 7.0-24.9 30 70.7 54.6-82.9
65-74 58 15 18.5 10.1-31.5 8 14.2 6.1-29.8 35 67.3 50.9-80.3
75+ 36 9 27.6 12.8-49.8 5 18.8 7.5-39.7 22 53.6 33.9-72.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 23 18.0 10.2-29.7 16 16.0 8.6-27.9 52 66.0 51.3-78.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 69 13 17.5 8.8-31.9 10 9.9 4.6-19.8 46 72.6 58.1-83.5
Some Post-H.S. 32 3 8.3 2.4-24.9 5 13.8 5.4-31.3 24 77.8 58.8-89.6
College Graduate 16 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 16 100 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 17 32.9 19.6-49.8 9 9.5 4.6-18.4 37 57.6 41.7-72.1
$15,000- 24,999 46 7 7.9 3.1-18.7 8 19.6 9.2-37.1 31 72.4 55.1-84.9
$25,000- 34,999 23 4 9.8 3.1-26.6 2 3.7 0.8-14.7 17 86.6 69.1-94.9
$35,000- 49,999 15 1 7.4 0.9-41.7 2 14.0 2.8-48.0 12 78.7 42.6-94.8
$50,000-74,999 7 1 3.0 0.3-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 97.0 77.6-99.7
$75,000+ 7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 7 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 115 26 17.2 10.7-26.6 18 14.6 8.5-24.0 71 68.2 57.0-77.6
No 91 11 10.8 5.1-21.4 13 10.0 5.1-18.7 67 79.2 67.2-87.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 100 . - .
Non-Veteran 205 39 14.4 9.6-21.1 31 12.3 8.1-18.4 135 73.2 65.0-80.1

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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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