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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
-WHITES 477 61 16.1 10.8-23.5 416 83.9 76.5-89.2
GENDER
Males 397 53 14.8 10.1-21.2 344 85.2 78.8-89.9
Females 80 8 23.6 6.7-57.0 72 76.4 43.0-93.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 23.3 2.6-77.3 2 76.7 22.7-97.4
Non-Hispanic 473 60 16.1 10.7-23.5 413 83.9 76.5-89.3
AGE
18-24 31 9 36.8 17.7-61.2 22 63.2 38.8-82.3
25-34 86 15 13.5 7.6-22.8 71 86.5 77.2-92.4
35-44 94 16 15.5 8.5-26.6 78 84.5 73.4-91.5
45-54 116 2 1.0 0.2- 3.8 114 99.0 96.2-99.8
55-64 92 11 8.8 4.6-16.1 81 91.2 83.9-95.4
65-74 47 6 16.5 7.2-33.5 41 83.5 66.5-92.8
75+ 9 2 39.8 9.4-80.8 7 60.2 19.2-90.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 91 11 15.0 6.5-31.1 80 85.0 68.9-93.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 193 27 18.0 9.3-32.1 166 82.0 67.9-90.7
Some Post-H.S. 112 16 19.1 8.8-36.7 96 80.9 63.3-91.2
College Graduate 80 7 8.1 3.4-18.1 73 91.9 81.9-96.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 74 12 18.8 8.3-37.3 62 81.2 62.7-91.7
$15,000- 24,999 94 10 9.0 3.9-19.5 84 91.0 80.5-96.1
$25,000- 34,999 53 10 29.3 11.3-57.4 43 70.7 42.6-88.7
$35,000- 49,999 67 6 8.5 3.5-19.2 61 91.5 80.8-96.5
$50,000-74,999 61 10 17.2 8.7-31.3 51 82.8 68.7-91.3
$75,000+ 80 8 21.5 8.3-45.5 72 78.5 54.5-91.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 234 26 16.0 8.0-29.3 208 84.0 70.7-92.0
No 238 33 15.0 8.8-24.2 205 85.0 75.8-91.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 111 17 17.2 9.7-28.5 94 82.8 71.5-90.3
Non-Veteran 366 44 15.9 9.9-24.6 322 84.1 75.4-90.1

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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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