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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
-MALES 463 60 14.0 9.8-19.6 403 86.0 80.4-90.2
RACE
White 397 53 14.8 10.1-21.2 344 85.2 78.8-89.9
African American 31 4 12.7 4.0-33.7 27 87.3 66.3-96.0
Other Minorities 33 3 7.2 1.9-24.4 30 92.8 75.6-98.1
AGE
18-24 33 9 28.7 13.4-51.2 24 71.3 48.8-86.6
25-34 80 15 11.9 6.8-20.2 65 88.1 79.8-93.2
35-44 93 14 14.2 7.6-25.1 79 85.8 74.9-92.4
45-54 116 5 5.1 1.7-14.5 111 94.9 85.5-98.3
55-64 80 10 8.5 4.3-15.9 70 91.5 84.1-95.7
65-74 53 6 13.4 5.7-28.2 47 86.6 71.8-94.3
75+ 8 1 28.5 4.4-77.7 7 71.5 22.3-95.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 96 13 15.1 6.9-29.9 83 84.9 70.1-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 190 25 13.0 8.1-20.2 165 87.0 79.8-91.9
Some Post-H.S. 104 16 17.1 7.4-34.8 88 82.9 65.2-92.6
College Graduate 73 6 10.1 4.2-22.2 67 89.9 77.8-95.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 69 9 15.6 6.5-32.8 60 84.4 67.2-93.5
$15,000- 24,999 91 12 11.9 5.6-23.5 79 88.1 76.5-94.4
$25,000- 34,999 57 11 25.2 10.2-50.1 46 74.8 49.9-89.8
$35,000- 49,999 61 6 8.1 3.3-18.6 55 91.9 81.4-96.7
$50,000-74,999 61 10 18.4 9.4-32.9 51 81.6 67.1-90.6
$75,000+ 77 7 11.1 3.9-27.9 70 88.9 72.1-96.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 214 24 11.2 6.9-17.7 190 88.8 82.3-93.1
No 242 33 14.7 8.8-23.7 209 85.3 76.3-91.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 124 17 14.3 8.1-24.0 107 85.7 76.0-91.9
Non-Veteran 339 43 13.9 9.1-20.6 296 86.1 79.4-90.9

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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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