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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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%)
TOTAL 13,272 312 2.3 1.9- 2.9 229 2.0 1.6- 2.5 12,731 95.7 95.0-96.3
GENDER
Male 4,979 225 4.2 3.3- 5.4 162 3.3 2.6- 4.3 4,592 92.5 91.1-93.7
Female 8,293 87 0.6 0.4- 0.8 67 0.7 0.5- 1.0 8,139 98.7 98.3-99.0
RACE
White 10,496 249 2.8 2.2- 3.6 178 2.3 1.8- 2.9 10,069 94.9 93.9-95.7
African American 1,861 33 1.2 0.7- 1.9 35 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,793 97.5 96.4-98.3
Asian 105 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 103 98.1 92.0-99.6
Native American 310 25 6.0 3.1-11.2 9 2.4 1.1- 5.5 276 91.6 86.1-95.0
Other Minorities 410 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 405 99.2 97.8-99.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 444 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 4 0.9 0.3- 2.7 439 99.0 97.3-99.7
-English Speaking 233 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6 3 1.9 0.6- 6.5 229 98.0 93.6-99.4
-Spanish Speaking 211 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 210 99.6 97.1-99.9
Non-Hispanic 12,791 310 2.5 2.0- 3.1 223 2.1 1.6- 2.6 12,258 95.4 94.7-96.1
AGE
18-24 409 16 3.2 1.4- 7.2 18 3.3 1.9- 5.6 375 93.5 89.6-96.0
25-34 1,226 30 2.8 1.6- 5.0 26 2.6 1.4- 4.8 1,170 94.5 91.8-96.4
35-44 1,996 43 2.3 1.5- 3.5 27 1.6 0.9- 2.7 1,926 96.2 94.7-97.2
45-54 2,568 47 1.7 1.1- 2.5 48 1.7 1.2- 2.5 2,473 96.6 95.6-97.4
55-64 2,775 52 1.4 1.0- 2.0 34 1.2 0.7- 2.1 2,689 97.3 96.4-98.0
65-74 2,354 65 2.4 1.6- 3.7 39 1.3 0.8- 2.0 2,250 96.3 95.0-97.3
75+ 1,825 59 3.3 2.1- 5.0 36 2.3 1.4- 3.6 1,730 94.5 92.4-96.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,738 119 5.3 3.4- 8.3 56 3.0 1.9- 4.7 1,563 91.7 88.5-94.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,941 119 3.0 2.2- 4.0 84 2.3 1.7- 3.2 3,738 94.7 93.4-95.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,354 51 1.9 1.1- 3.1 50 2.2 1.3- 3.6 3,253 95.9 94.2-97.2
College Graduate 4,216 23 0.8 0.4- 1.5 37 1.0 0.7- 1.6 4,156 98.2 97.4-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,449 60 2.7 1.8- 3.9 34 2.2 1.1- 4.3 1,355 95.1 92.9-96.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,101 63 2.5 1.7- 3.7 38 3.3 1.9- 5.6 2,000 94.2 91.8-95.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,364 42 3.7 2.2- 6.2 19 1.8 0.9- 3.5 1,303 94.5 91.7-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,707 35 2.0 1.3- 3.1 32 1.9 1.2- 3.1 1,640 96.1 94.6-97.2
$50,000-74,999 1,811 32 2.3 1.2- 4.2 31 1.9 1.1- 3.3 1,748 95.8 93.7-97.2
$75,000+ 2,799 34 1.5 0.8- 2.7 28 1.2 0.7- 2.1 2,737 97.2 95.9-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,602 142 2.9 2.1- 3.9 86 1.8 1.3- 2.5 4,374 95.3 94.2-96.3
No 7,868 147 1.9 1.4- 2.5 134 2.2 1.7- 2.9 7,587 95.9 95.0-96.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,731 53 2.8 1.9- 4.2 42 2.0 1.2- 3.3 1,636 95.2 93.5-96.4
Non-Veteran 10,432 238 2.4 1.8- 3.1 171 2.1 1.6- 2.6 10,023 95.6 94.7-96.3

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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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