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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Quit Now NC-WHITE MALES

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
-WHITE MALES 397 53 14.8 10.1-21.2 344 85.2 78.8-89.9
AGE
18-24 28 8 31.8 14.4-56.3 20 68.2 43.7-85.6
25-34 68 14 13.9 7.8-23.8 54 86.1 76.2-92.2
35-44 79 13 15.2 7.9-27.5 66 84.8 72.5-92.1
45-54 101 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 99 99.0 95.9-99.8
55-64 71 9 9.2 4.6-17.6 62 90.8 82.4-95.4
65-74 43 6 18.1 7.9-36.2 37 81.9 63.8-92.1
75+ 7 1 38.0 6.5-84.4 6 62.0 15.6-93.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 76 11 16.2 7.0-33.3 65 83.8 66.7-93.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 161 22 14.0 8.4-22.2 139 86.0 77.8-91.6
Some Post-H.S. 93 15 18.9 8.0-38.5 78 81.1 61.5-92.0
College Graduate 67 5 8.3 3.1-20.0 62 91.7 80.0-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 55 9 20.2 8.5-40.8 46 79.8 59.2-91.5
$15,000- 24,999 75 9 12.2 5.2-25.8 66 87.8 74.2-94.8
$25,000- 34,999 44 10 32.3 12.6-61.3 34 67.7 38.7-87.4
$35,000- 49,999 55 6 9.5 3.9-21.6 49 90.5 78.4-96.1
$50,000-74,999 57 9 16.9 8.2-31.7 48 83.1 68.3-91.8
$75,000+ 72 6 10.7 3.4-28.5 66 89.3 71.5-96.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 180 19 10.5 6.0-17.7 161 89.5 82.3-94.0
No 212 32 16.6 9.8-26.7 180 83.4 73.3-90.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 106 16 17.3 9.7-28.9 90 82.7 71.1-90.3
Non-Veteran 291 37 14.3 9.0-22.0 254 85.7 78.0-91.0

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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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