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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 4,979 225 4.2 3.3- 5.4 162 3.3 2.6- 4.3 4,592 92.5 91.1-93.7
RACE
White 3,963 201 5.5 4.2- 7.2 140 4.3 3.3- 5.7 3,622 90.2 88.2-91.8
African American 616 11 1.6 0.7- 3.5 13 1.3 0.6- 2.5 592 97.2 95.2-98.4
Other Minorities 352 11 1.0 0.4- 2.4 7 1.0 0.4- 2.6 334 98.0 96.2-98.9
AGE
18-24 204 15 5.9 2.6-13.2 16 5.8 3.3-10.1 173 88.2 81.1-92.9
25-34 421 26 5.3 2.9- 9.6 21 4.8 2.5- 9.1 374 89.8 84.6-93.5
35-44 730 43 4.6 3.0- 7.0 22 2.6 1.5- 4.5 665 92.9 90.0-94.9
45-54 1,049 40 3.2 2.1- 4.8 35 2.5 1.6- 3.7 974 94.3 92.4-95.8
55-64 1,092 30 2.0 1.3- 3.1 21 1.9 0.9- 3.6 1,041 96.1 94.3-97.4
65+ 1,461 71 4.3 2.9- 6.4 47 2.8 1.8- 4.2 1,343 92.9 90.6-94.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 693 63 7.2 3.9-12.7 37 4.4 2.5- 7.6 593 88.4 82.7-92.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,456 102 5.8 4.3- 7.9 56 3.5 2.4- 5.1 1,298 90.7 88.2-92.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,170 38 3.6 2.0- 6.4 41 4.4 2.5- 7.5 1,091 92.0 88.3-94.6
College Graduate 1,650 22 1.6 0.8- 3.2 28 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,600 96.6 94.9-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 426 27 3.4 2.0- 5.9 16 3.7 1.5- 9.0 383 92.8 87.9-95.9
$15,000- 24,999 726 47 4.8 3.1- 7.4 30 5.4 2.8-10.2 649 89.8 85.0-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 510 35 6.7 3.7-11.8 14 3.4 1.6- 7.0 461 90.0 84.4-93.7
$35,000- 49,999 646 31 4.2 2.7- 6.6 28 3.9 2.3- 6.6 587 91.8 88.6-94.2
$50,000- 74,999 721 30 4.6 2.4- 8.4 25 3.4 1.9- 6.3 666 92.0 87.8-94.8
$75,000+ 1,340 33 2.7 1.5- 4.8 24 1.9 1.1- 3.4 1,283 95.4 93.1-97.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,647 82 5.0 3.4- 7.2 50 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,515 92.4 90.0-94.3
No 2,997 126 3.5 2.6- 4.7 105 3.9 2.8- 5.3 2,766 92.7 90.9-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,548 52 3.1 2.1- 4.6 40 2.1 1.3- 3.5 1,456 94.8 92.9-96.2
Non-Veteran 3,026 157 4.7 3.5- 6.3 113 3.9 2.9- 5.2 2,756 91.4 89.5-93.0

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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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