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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-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
-FEMALES 648 92 9.4 7.1-12.4 62 6.0 4.4- 8.2 494 84.5 80.9-87.6
RACE
White 374 42 6.7 4.3-10.3 19 2.5 1.4- 4.2 313 90.8 87.0-93.6
African American 208 39 14.3 9.5-20.9 31 12.2 8.0-18.2 138 73.6 65.5-80.3
Other Minorities 61 11 14.7 7.1-28.1 11 12.6 6.1-24.2 39 72.6 57.5-83.9
AGE
18-24 15 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2-10.7 14 98.5 89.3-99.8
25-34 50 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 0 0.0 . - . 49 99.2 94.2-99.9
35-44 97 5 3.8 1.3-10.1 7 6.3 2.9-13.2 85 90.0 81.9-94.7
45-54 106 11 9.2 4.5-17.6 7 4.6 1.8-11.3 88 86.2 77.0-92.1
55-64 126 16 11.8 6.6-20.4 17 8.3 5.0-13.7 93 79.9 70.9-86.6
65-74 134 26 16.1 10.3-24.4 18 12.4 7.1-20.9 90 71.4 61.4-79.7
75+ 119 33 31.7 20.8-45.1 12 11.7 6.0-21.4 74 56.6 44.1-68.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 232 63 20.5 14.9-27.6 31 11.4 7.4-17.2 138 68.1 59.6-75.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 178 19 6.6 3.5-12.4 23 6.4 3.6-11.0 136 87.0 79.8-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 124 7 4.9 2.2-10.8 7 4.2 1.8- 9.3 110 90.9 84.1-94.9
College Graduate 113 2 0.7 0.2- 2.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 110 98.6 95.4-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 40 23.4 15.9-33.0 21 7.6 4.6-12.2 107 69.0 59.2-77.4
$15,000- 24,999 123 16 6.5 3.4-12.0 15 8.9 4.8-16.0 92 84.6 76.0-90.5
$25,000- 34,999 72 6 7.5 3.0-17.4 3 1.6 0.5- 5.4 63 90.9 81.2-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 67 2 2.9 0.6-12.8 5 7.0 2.6-17.3 60 90.1 78.7-95.8
$50,000-74,999 44 4 3.7 1.3-10.4 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 39 95.6 88.8-98.3
$75,000+ 61 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 61 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 352 61 12.1 8.3-17.3 43 8.5 5.7-12.4 248 79.5 73.1-84.7
No 290 28 6.9 4.3-10.7 19 4.0 2.3- 6.7 243 89.2 84.8-92.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.4-17.5 17 97.3 82.5-99.6
Non-Veteran 630 92 9.7 7.3-12.7 61 6.1 4.5- 8.3 477 84.2 80.5-87.3

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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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