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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Tobacco Use

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?

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  Total
Respond.^
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,272 312 2.3 1.9- 2.9 229 2.0 1.6- 2.5 12,731 95.7 95.0-96.3
-Gaston County 351 9 1.8 0.8- 3.9 4 1.7 0.5- 5.2 338 96.5 93.2-98.3
GENDER
Male 133 5 2.6 0.9- 7.3 3 3.0 0.8-10.7 125 94.4 87.3-97.6
Female 218 4 1.0 0.4- 2.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 213 98.4 96.0-99.4
RACE
White 298 9 2.2 1.0- 4.8 2 1.2 0.2- 6.4 287 96.6 92.7-98.5
Other 53 0 0.0 . - . 2 3.8 0.9-14.5 51 96.2 85.5-99.1
AGE
18-44 95 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0 1 1.8 0.3-11.6 93 97.0 88.6-99.3
45+ 252 8 2.3 1.1- 4.7 3 1.6 0.5- 5.4 241 96.1 92.6-98.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 193 9 3.8 1.7- 8.1 2 2.4 0.5-10.4 182 93.8 87.3-97.1
Some College + 156 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.1 0.2- 5.0 154 98.9 95.0-99.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 8 2.4 1.1- 5.0 3 3.1 0.9-10.0 184 94.5 88.7-97.4
$50,000+ 86 1 2.0 0.3-12.7 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 84 97.6 88.4-99.5

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^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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