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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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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
-Piedmont NC 1,149 129 9.2 6.9-12.1 90 6.8 5.2- 8.9 930 84.0 80.8-86.8
GENDER
Male 937 108 9.8 7.3-13.1 76 7.3 5.4- 9.7 753 82.9 79.2-86.1
Female 212 21 5.1 2.5-10.0 14 3.8 2.0- 7.3 177 91.1 85.6-94.6
RACE
White 1,009 115 10.2 7.6-13.5 77 6.6 4.9- 8.7 817 83.2 79.6-86.3
African American 108 12 4.7 2.1-10.4 9 3.7 1.6- 8.0 87 91.6 85.2-95.4
Other Minorities 29 2 1.1 0.3- 4.8 4 18.8 6.2-44.8 23 80.1 54.7-93.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.9 0.7-35.7 7 94.1 64.3-99.3
Non-Hispanic 1,136 128 9.3 7.0-12.2 89 6.8 5.2- 8.9 919 83.9 80.6-86.7
AGE
18-24 33 2 9.9 1.9-38.9 4 6.2 2.0-17.7 27 83.8 60.6-94.6
25-34 132 11 5.4 2.5-11.3 8 6.1 2.9-12.6 113 88.5 80.9-93.3
35-44 238 29 12.2 8.0-18.2 14 5.8 3.3-10.2 195 82.0 75.5-87.1
45-54 243 18 5.6 3.1- 9.9 16 5.5 3.0- 9.6 209 89.0 83.7-92.7
55-64 215 17 7.5 4.2-13.1 21 10.4 5.7-18.2 177 82.1 74.0-88.1
65-74 158 26 14.8 9.4-22.5 15 10.2 5.4-18.3 117 75.0 65.8-82.4
75+ 128 25 20.3 12.3-31.6 12 8.3 4.2-15.5 91 71.5 60.2-80.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 186 38 13.8 8.8-21.0 22 9.9 5.4-17.6 126 76.3 66.8-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 351 53 11.4 7.9-16.0 28 6.7 4.0-10.9 270 81.9 76.2-86.5
Some Post-H.S. 246 19 10.2 4.7-20.7 16 4.9 2.5- 9.2 211 84.9 75.2-91.3
College Graduate 364 18 4.6 2.3- 8.8 24 7.2 4.5-11.5 322 88.2 83.0-92.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 12 7.1 3.1-15.1 12 12.9 5.2-28.6 80 80.0 65.3-89.5
$15,000- 24,999 146 21 8.6 4.4-16.0 12 9.1 4.1-18.8 113 82.3 71.9-89.5
$25,000- 34,999 114 14 19.9 7.7-42.6 10 4.9 2.3-10.2 90 75.2 55.0-88.2
$35,000- 49,999 146 18 7.7 4.4-13.0 5 4.4 1.5-12.3 123 87.9 80.3-92.8
$50,000-74,999 160 14 6.6 3.4-12.5 13 7.1 3.7-13.2 133 86.3 78.8-91.4
$75,000+ 348 32 8.8 5.8-13.4 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2 294 86.1 81.1-89.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 449 48 6.6 4.5- 9.7 30 4.7 3.0- 7.4 371 88.6 84.8-91.6
No 687 78 10.3 7.2-14.5 59 7.5 5.4-10.3 550 82.2 77.7-86.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 298 39 10.5 7.1-15.3 18 6.3 3.2-12.2 241 83.2 76.7-88.1
Non-Veteran 849 90 8.8 6.2-12.4 72 6.9 5.1- 9.3 687 84.2 80.4-87.5

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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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