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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 2,648 354 11.4 9.7-13.4 234 8.6 7.0-10.4 2,060 80.0 77.6-82.2
GENDER
Male 2,000 262 11.8 9.8-14.1 172 9.1 7.3-11.2 1,566 79.1 76.3-81.7
Female 648 92 9.4 7.1-12.4 62 6.0 4.4- 8.2 494 84.5 80.9-87.6
RACE
White 2,140 283 12.0 10.1-14.3 176 8.7 7.0-10.8 1,681 79.3 76.5-81.8
African American 332 47 8.8 6.0-12.7 37 6.4 4.3- 9.4 248 84.9 80.1-88.6
Asian 8 1 7.4 0.9-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 7 92.6 58.2-99.1
Native American 107 19 13.2 7.3-22.7 15 9.6 4.5-19.2 73 77.2 65.7-85.6
Other Minorities 45 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 5 17.8 6.0-42.4 38 81.4 57.3-93.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 3 6.4 1.9-19.2 1 2.5 0.3-16.1 29 91.1 77.1-96.9
-English Speaking 24 3 10.7 3.2-30.4 1 4.2 0.6-25.2 20 85.1 63.9-94.8
-Spanish Speaking 9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 2,596 347 11.5 9.8-13.5 233 8.7 7.1-10.6 2,016 79.8 77.3-82.1
AGE
18-24 83 8 10.9 4.1-25.8 12 12.9 5.9-25.7 63 76.3 61.4-86.6
25-34 279 33 8.7 5.8-12.8 26 9.3 5.9-14.2 220 82.1 76.3-86.7
35-44 519 63 12.8 9.6-16.9 44 7.4 5.3-10.3 412 79.8 75.3-83.6
45-54 515 49 8.0 5.7-11.1 39 6.1 4.2- 8.8 427 85.9 82.2-89.0
55-64 526 67 11.7 8.8-15.3 48 8.4 5.6-12.3 411 79.9 75.2-83.9
65-74 411 65 15.0 11.4-19.6 39 9.7 6.6-14.3 307 75.2 69.7-80.0
75+ 311 68 22.2 16.7-29.0 25 8.0 4.8-13.0 218 69.8 62.7-76.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 548 134 16.5 13.0-20.6 59 9.1 6.3-12.9 355 74.4 69.2-79.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 821 121 12.6 10.0-15.7 84 9.9 6.7-14.4 616 77.5 72.8-81.7
Some Post-H.S. 597 53 11.8 7.5-18.0 51 8.8 6.0-12.6 493 79.4 73.2-84.6
College Graduate 677 44 6.6 4.5- 9.7 40 6.8 4.7- 9.8 593 86.6 82.8-89.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 344 64 13.9 10.1-18.9 41 10.6 6.5-16.8 239 75.5 68.5-81.3
$15,000- 24,999 382 62 12.0 8.3-16.9 40 13.3 6.9-24.0 280 74.7 65.3-82.2
$25,000- 34,999 289 43 20.2 11.9-32.4 21 4.1 2.4- 6.8 225 75.7 64.3-84.3
$35,000- 49,999 345 34 9.6 6.5-14.0 19 5.5 3.1- 9.6 292 84.9 79.5-89.0
$50,000-74,999 374 40 9.7 6.6-13.9 36 9.8 6.7-14.1 298 80.5 75.1-85.0
$75,000+ 614 58 9.0 6.5-12.3 43 6.9 4.8- 9.9 513 84.1 80.1-87.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,125 164 11.2 9.1-13.7 105 8.0 6.2-10.3 856 80.8 77.6-83.6
No 1,483 181 11.5 9.2-14.3 125 8.7 6.6-11.3 1,177 79.8 76.4-82.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 727 91 11.5 9.0-14.8 50 9.0 6.0-13.1 586 79.5 75.0-83.4
Non-Veteran 1,918 262 11.4 9.3-13.7 184 8.5 6.7-10.6 1,472 80.2 77.3-82.8

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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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