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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 249 28 12.9 6.9-22.6 221 87.1 77.4-93.1
GENDER
Male 196 22 9.4 5.7-15.2 174 90.6 84.8-94.3
Female 53 6 28.9 8.0-65.5 47 71.1 34.5-92.0
RACE
White 212 25 14.0 7.1-25.7 187 86.0 74.3-92.9
African American 29 3 10.9 3.1-32.1 26 89.1 67.9-96.9
Other Minorities 8 0 0.0 . - . 8 100 . - .
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 247 28 13.0 7.0-22.9 219 87.0 77.1-93.0
AGE
18-24 15 4 34.4 10.5-70.0 11 65.6 30.0-89.5
25-34 51 6 8.0 3.1-18.7 45 92.0 81.3-96.9
35-44 47 8 13.0 6.0-25.7 39 87.0 74.3-94.0
45-54 62 2 5.7 1.2-22.6 60 94.3 77.4-98.8
55-64 43 4 4.4 1.5-11.9 39 95.6 88.1-98.5
65-74 24 3 13.4 4.0-36.7 21 86.6 63.3-96.0
75+ 6 1 7.2 0.9-41.1 5 92.8 58.9-99.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 44 2 2.3 0.5- 9.5 42 97.7 90.5-99.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 109 16 18.8 8.0-38.2 93 81.2 61.8-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 53 6 12.6 4.8-29.3 47 87.4 70.7-95.2
College Graduate 42 4 8.8 3.0-22.9 38 91.2 77.1-97.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 35 6 19.7 5.7-49.8 29 80.3 50.2-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 50 4 6.9 2.1-20.2 46 93.1 79.8-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 29 3 4.2 1.2-13.9 26 95.8 86.1-98.8
$35,000- 49,999 37 2 4.0 0.9-15.7 35 96.0 84.3-99.1
$50,000-74,999 22 5 21.4 8.2-45.4 17 78.6 54.6-91.8
$75,000+ 47 6 23.6 7.4-54.3 41 76.4 45.7-92.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 121 12 15.9 5.8-36.7 109 84.1 63.3-94.2
No 126 15 8.8 4.8-15.4 111 91.2 84.6-95.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 42 4 5.6 1.8-15.9 38 94.4 84.1-98.2
Non-Veteran 207 24 13.7 7.2-24.7 183 86.3 75.3-92.8

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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.

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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