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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,861 33 1.2 0.7- 1.9 35 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,793 97.5 96.4-98.3
GENDER
Male 616 11 1.6 0.7- 3.5 13 1.3 0.6- 2.5 592 97.2 95.2-98.4
Female 1,245 22 0.8 0.5- 1.4 22 1.4 0.7- 2.8 1,201 97.8 96.4-98.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.5 0.4-23.0 15 96.5 77.0-99.6
Non-Hispanic 1,844 33 1.2 0.7- 2.0 34 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,777 97.5 96.4-98.3
AGE
18-24 89 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 86 98.6 95.4-99.6
25-34 207 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 0 0.0 . - . 206 99.6 97.2-99.9
35-44 290 1 0.9 0.1- 5.8 4 1.6 0.4- 6.0 285 97.6 92.8-99.2
45-54 406 5 0.9 0.3- 3.1 6 1.5 0.5- 4.4 395 97.6 94.6-98.9
55-64 408 8 1.2 0.6- 2.6 10 2.0 0.8- 4.6 390 96.8 94.2-98.3
65+ 444 16 3.3 1.4- 7.5 14 2.7 1.3- 5.7 414 94.0 89.6-96.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 17 3.2 1.4- 7.2 16 4.2 2.0- 8.4 284 92.6 87.5-95.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 661 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2 14 1.5 0.6- 3.4 639 98.0 96.2-99.0
Some Post-H.S. 462 6 1.4 0.5- 4.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.3 454 98.5 96.0-99.4
College Graduate 417 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 412 98.8 96.8-99.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 14 1.7 0.8- 3.6 7 1.0 0.3- 2.7 336 97.3 95.1-98.5
$15,000- 24,999 391 6 1.4 0.4- 4.8 9 2.9 1.2- 7.2 376 95.7 91.2-98.0
$25,000- 34,999 206 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7 200 98.0 95.0-99.2
$35,000-49,999 219 0 0.0 . - . 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 216 99.5 98.4-99.9
$50,000- 74,999 208 2 1.5 0.3- 7.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7 203 97.5 92.5-99.2
$75,000+ 197 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 194 98.1 94.1-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 716 21 1.7 0.8- 3.6 20 2.1 1.1- 4.1 675 96.2 93.8-97.7
No 980 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6 14 1.1 0.5- 2.4 955 98.1 96.8-98.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 227 4 2.3 0.5- 9.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3 219 97.2 91.0-99.2
Non-Veteran 1,481 29 1.1 0.7- 1.9 28 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,424 97.4 96.2-98.2

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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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