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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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
-FEMALES 124 13 18.9 5.9-46.6 111 81.1 53.4-94.1
RACE
White 80 8 23.6 6.7-57.0 72 76.4 43.0-93.3
African American 30 4 7.2 2.3-20.7 26 92.8 79.3-97.7
Other Minorities 13 1 2.6 0.3-17.7 12 97.4 82.3-99.7
AGE
18-24 5 1 51.9 9.6-91.7 4 48.1 8.3-90.4
25-34 21 1 11.1 1.6-49.1 20 88.9 50.9-98.4
35-44 25 4 9.4 2.6-28.8 21 90.6 71.2-97.4
45-54 26 2 8.3 2.0-28.9 24 91.7 71.1-98.0
55-64 32 4 8.3 2.9-21.5 28 91.7 78.5-97.1
65-74 9 0 0.0 . - . 9 100 . - .
75+ 4 1 13.1 1.3-62.9 3 86.9 37.1-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 32 4 4.9 1.5-14.6 28 95.1 85.4-98.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 45 5 29.9 6.3-73.1 40 70.1 26.9-93.7
Some Post-H.S. 31 1 15.9 2.4-59.1 30 84.1 40.9-97.6
College Graduate 15 3 11.3 2.6-37.7 12 88.7 62.3-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 6 11.6 4.4-27.2 29 88.4 72.8-95.6
$15,000- 24,999 32 3 2.8 0.8- 9.8 29 97.2 90.2-99.2
$25,000- 34,999 12 0 0.0 . - . 12 100 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 18 0 0.0 . - . 18 100 . - .
$50,000-74,999 4 1 22.4 2.9-73.7 3 77.6 26.3-97.1
$75,000+ 8 2 63.5 19.4-92.6 6 36.5 7.4-80.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 81 11 31.3 10.0-65.2 70 68.7 34.8-90.0
No 43 2 2.9 0.7-11.6 41 97.1 88.4-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 8 1 6.6 0.8-37.5 7 93.4 62.5-99.2
Non-Veteran 116 12 19.4 5.9-47.7 104 80.6 52.3-94.1

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

^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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