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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 6,533 48 0.4 0.3- 0.7 38 0.5 0.3- 0.7 6,447 99.1 98.8-99.3
African American 1,245 22 0.8 0.5- 1.4 22 1.4 0.7- 2.8 1,201 97.8 96.4-98.6
Other Minorities 473 17 1.5 0.7- 3.4 6 1.1 0.4- 3.2 450 97.3 95.0-98.6
AGE
18-24 205 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 202 99.2 97.4-99.7
25-34 805 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2 796 99.2 98.3-99.6
35-44 1,266 0 0.0 . - . 5 0.6 0.1- 2.3 1,261 99.4 97.7-99.9
45-54 1,519 7 0.2 0.1- 0.5 13 1.0 0.5- 2.1 1,499 98.8 97.7-99.3
55-64 1,683 22 0.9 0.6- 1.5 13 0.6 0.3- 1.3 1,648 98.5 97.7-99.0
65+ 2,718 53 1.7 1.1- 2.6 28 0.9 0.6- 1.6 2,637 97.3 96.3-98.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,045 56 3.2 2.1- 4.7 19 1.3 0.6- 2.8 970 95.5 93.6-96.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,485 17 0.3 0.2- 0.5 28 1.2 0.7- 2.2 2,440 98.5 97.6-99.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,184 13 0.4 0.2- 0.9 9 0.3 0.1- 0.7 2,162 99.3 98.8-99.6
College Graduate 2,566 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 9 0.3 0.2- 0.7 2,556 99.6 99.2-99.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,023 33 2.1 1.2- 3.6 18 1.1 0.6- 2.3 972 96.8 95.0-97.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,375 16 0.5 0.3- 0.9 8 1.4 0.5- 3.4 1,351 98.2 96.3-99.1
$25,000- 34,999 854 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2 5 0.4 0.1- 0.9 842 98.7 97.4-99.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,061 4 0.3 0.1- 1.3 4 0.4 0.1- 1.9 1,053 99.3 97.9-99.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,090 2 0.1 0.0- 0.5 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1 1,082 99.4 98.7-99.7
$75,000+ 1,459 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0 1,454 99.6 99.0-99.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,955 60 1.1 0.8- 1.6 36 1.1 0.6- 1.8 2,859 97.8 97.1-98.4
No 4,871 21 0.3 0.2- 0.6 29 0.6 0.4- 1.0 4,821 99.0 98.6-99.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6 180 99.0 96.5-99.7
Non-Veteran 7,406 81 0.6 0.5- 0.9 58 0.7 0.5- 1.1 7,267 98.6 98.2-98.9

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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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