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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Other Tobacco Products

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
-Western NC 592 112 17.6 14.1-21.7 57 11.8 8.4-16.3 423 70.6 65.5-75.3
GENDER
Male 462 91 18.5 14.6-23.2 49 13.2 9.2-18.5 322 68.3 62.4-73.6
Female 130 21 12.3 7.3-19.9 8 3.8 1.6- 8.9 101 83.9 75.6-89.7
RACE
White 546 104 17.9 14.2-22.1 52 12.0 8.4-16.8 390 70.2 64.8-75.1
African American 11 1 3.6 0.5-23.6 2 12.1 2.5-42.7 8 84.3 54.6-96.0
Other Minorities 30 6 19.0 6.2-45.4 3 9.2 1.9-34.9 21 71.8 45.0-88.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 1 9.8 1.2-49.1 0 0.0 . - . 10 90.2 50.9-98.8
Non-Hispanic 577 110 17.7 14.2-21.9 57 12.1 8.6-16.8 410 70.2 64.9-74.9
AGE
18-24 23 4 12.1 4.4-29.2 4 18.6 6.9-41.3 15 69.3 47.3-85.1
25-34 63 10 15.1 8.0-26.9 8 14.9 6.2-31.8 45 70.0 54.5-81.9
35-44 118 19 17.1 10.2-27.1 15 12.6 7.2-21.1 84 70.3 59.7-79.1
45-54 111 19 19.8 12.3-30.3 5 3.8 1.5- 9.4 87 76.5 65.9-84.5
55-64 120 24 20.3 13.4-29.6 10 7.3 3.8-13.6 86 72.3 62.7-80.3
65-74 89 16 17.3 10.3-27.7 10 13.0 6.0-25.8 63 69.7 57.1-79.9
75+ 67 20 27.6 16.4-42.6 4 10.0 2.1-36.1 43 62.4 45.6-76.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 138 44 24.3 16.4-34.4 14 10.1 5.3-18.5 80 65.6 54.5-75.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 194 37 18.9 13.0-26.8 20 10.6 6.2-17.6 137 70.4 61.6-78.0
Some Post-H.S. 143 19 14.7 9.0-23.2 12 15.3 6.9-30.5 112 70.0 57.2-80.3
College Graduate 117 12 12.3 6.6-21.8 11 11.3 5.9-20.8 94 76.3 65.6-84.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 22 14.2 8.1-23.8 10 10.0 4.0-22.8 69 75.8 62.8-85.3
$15,000- 24,999 92 22 27.4 16.5-42.0 10 10.2 4.7-20.5 60 62.4 48.4-74.6
$25,000- 34,999 70 15 23.1 12.9-37.7 5 6.9 2.8-16.4 50 70.0 55.5-81.3
$35,000- 49,999 91 6 7.2 3.0-16.0 4 5.2 1.8-14.0 81 87.6 77.5-93.6
$50,000-74,999 90 16 16.9 9.7-27.7 11 15.3 7.8-27.9 63 67.9 54.9-78.6
$75,000+ 87 13 15.4 8.5-26.2 8 11.3 5.5-21.8 66 73.3 61.1-82.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 251 59 22.8 16.6-30.4 29 13.3 8.5-20.2 163 63.9 55.6-71.6
No 331 52 14.6 10.8-19.6 26 10.1 5.9-16.7 253 75.2 68.5-81.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 21 11.0 6.4-18.3 17 21.9 11.6-37.5 108 67.1 53.6-78.2
Non-Veteran 445 90 19.2 15.1-24.1 40 9.2 6.3-13.1 315 71.6 66.1-76.6

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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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