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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,328 320 11.7 10.0-13.6 204 8.3 6.9-10.0 1,804 80.0 77.6-82.1
No 315 34 10.2 5.6-18.1 30 9.7 5.0-18.1 251 80.0 70.7-86.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 27 5 13.5 4.1-36.1 4 6.6 2.1-19.0 18 79.9 58.2-91.9
Recommended Range 672 82 9.4 6.9-12.7 54 6.9 4.9- 9.6 536 83.7 79.8-87.0
Overweight 1,087 147 11.9 9.4-15.0 99 9.0 7.0-11.5 841 79.1 75.5-82.2
Obese 813 109 12.1 8.8-16.3 71 9.6 6.2-14.4 633 78.4 72.9-83.0
Current Smoker
No 2,034 326 14.4 12.3-16.7 167 8.4 6.5-10.6 1,541 77.3 74.4-79.9
Yes 599 25 4.3 2.1- 8.8 67 9.4 6.7-13.0 507 86.3 81.4-90.0
History of CVD**
Yes 422 74 16.6 12.8-21.2 41 8.6 6.1-12.0 307 74.9 69.7-79.4
No 2,190 274 10.8 9.0-13.0 191 8.6 6.9-10.6 1,725 80.6 78.0-83.0
Binge Drinker
No 2,163 301 11.8 10.0-14.0 196 8.8 7.0-11.0 1,666 79.4 76.6-81.9
Yes 446 50 10.9 7.4-15.9 33 8.2 5.3-12.3 363 80.9 75.2-85.5
Heavy Drinker
No 2,466 332 11.2 9.6-13.1 220 8.8 7.2-10.8 1,914 80.0 77.5-82.3
Yes 123 14 17.1 7.1-35.8 8 6.5 2.8-14.5 101 76.4 59.6-87.6
Current Asthma
Yes 198 35 11.1 7.3-16.6 20 10.3 5.1-19.9 143 78.6 69.6-85.5
No 2,434 318 11.5 9.7-13.5 213 8.5 6.9-10.4 1,903 80.1 77.5-82.4
Diabetes
Yes 320 58 15.2 10.9-20.8 28 8.5 5.2-13.6 234 76.2 69.7-81.7
No 2,328 296 11.1 9.3-13.2 206 8.6 7.0-10.6 1,826 80.3 77.7-82.7
Disability
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

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported ever using any smokeless tobacco products.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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