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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 45 8 14.0 6.1-29.0 4 11.6 2.8-37.6 33 74.4 53.8-87.9
Buncombe 62 8 9.1 4.0-19.4 6 11.9 3.6-32.7 48 79.1 61.4-90.0
Cabarrus 58 8 12.3 5.3-26.2 5 7.9 2.8-20.3 45 79.8 64.4-89.6
Catawba 75 9 10.7 5.1-20.9 7 10.0 4.2-21.9 59 79.3 66.4-88.1
Cumberland 78 8 6.8 3.1-14.5 7 18.8 5.4-48.6 63 74.3 49.7-89.4
Davidson 87 15 19.5 10.7-33.0 3 3.6 1.0-12.3 69 76.8 63.4-86.4
Durham 49 3 4.4 1.2-15.2 2 6.0 1.5-21.4 44 89.6 74.9-96.1
Forsyth 56 5 6.7 2.6-16.1 5 8.3 3.1-20.1 46 85.0 72.6-92.4
Gaston 84 9 7.7 3.7-15.1 11 8.7 4.4-16.5 64 83.6 74.0-90.1
Guilford 54 5 6.0 1.7-18.7 5 3.8 1.2-10.8 44 90.3 78.0-96.0
Iredell 61 8 10.3 4.8-20.8 9 16.0 7.8-29.9 44 73.7 59.5-84.3
Johnston 89 5 3.4 1.2- 9.2 3 4.3 1.4-12.8 81 92.3 83.8-96.6
Mecklenburg 84 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1 6 5.0 2.0-12.0 76 94.2 87.4-97.4
New Hanover 44 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.7 0.5-22.1 43 96.3 77.9-99.5
Onslow 65 11 28.2 14.7-47.2 7 11.3 5.1-23.1 47 60.5 43.0-75.6
Orange 43 3 3.6 1.0-12.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 39 95.4 86.7-98.5
Pitt 67 9 8.4 3.6-18.5 10 23.8 9.0-49.6 48 67.8 45.7-84.1
Randolph 69 5 4.1 1.6-10.0 6 13.0 3.5-38.5 58 82.9 60.7-93.8
Robeson 100 18 15.8 9.2-25.7 15 17.7 8.0-34.5 67 66.5 52.3-78.3
Rowan 71 9 6.1 2.9-12.6 5 4.5 1.8-11.0 57 89.4 81.1-94.3
Union 71 12 16.9 9.0-29.7 3 3.0 0.9- 9.9 56 80.1 67.3-88.7
Wake 70 6 11.0 3.5-29.5 4 3.2 1.1- 9.0 60 85.8 69.1-94.2
Wayne 69 12 21.0 9.2-41.0 5 3.6 1.2-10.0 52 75.5 55.9-88.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 907 113 12.0 8.9-15.8 87 10.0 6.7-14.7 707 78.0 72.9-82.4
Piedmont 1,149 129 9.2 6.9-12.1 90 6.8 5.2- 8.9 930 84.0 80.8-86.8
Western NC 592 112 17.6 14.1-21.7 57 11.8 8.4-16.3 423 70.6 65.5-75.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 382 78 19.2 14.7-24.7 36 11.0 6.8-17.2 268 69.8 63.0-75.8
Northwest 587 84 11.9 9.2-15.4 53 10.2 7.5-13.8 450 77.8 73.4-81.7
Charlotte 344 43 11.0 7.4-16.2 28 6.4 3.9-10.3 273 82.5 76.8-87.1
Greensboro 246 24 7.3 4.0-12.9 22 10.0 5.5-17.6 200 82.6 74.4-88.6
Southern Regional 313 42 12.4 7.0-21.2 33 11.1 5.0-22.9 238 76.4 65.3-84.8
Coastal 117 8 7.3 3.3-15.2 10 8.2 3.9-16.3 99 84.5 75.0-90.9
Wake 247 16 7.2 3.0-16.4 11 4.2 2.1- 8.0 220 88.6 80.2-93.8
Area L 69 3 3.5 0.9-12.6 7 6.7 2.8-15.2 59 89.8 79.8-95.1
Eastern 343 56 15.8 11.3-21.7 34 9.8 5.8-16.0 253 74.4 67.2-80.5

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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