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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-WHITES

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
-WHITES 10,496 249 2.8 2.2- 3.6 178 2.3 1.8- 2.9 10,069 94.9 93.9-95.7
GENDER
Male 3,963 201 5.5 4.2- 7.2 140 4.3 3.3- 5.7 3,622 90.2 88.2-91.8
Female 6,533 48 0.4 0.3- 0.7 38 0.5 0.3- 0.7 6,447 99.1 98.8-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 128 98.1 89.4-99.7
Non-Hispanic 10,348 248 2.9 2.3- 3.7 177 2.3 1.8- 3.0 9,923 94.8 93.8-95.6
AGE
18-24 263 14 4.9 2.1-11.2 16 4.9 2.8- 8.5 233 90.2 84.1-94.1
25-34 856 27 4.4 2.4- 7.8 25 4.1 2.2- 7.5 804 91.5 87.3-94.4
35-44 1,486 40 2.9 1.8- 4.5 19 1.6 0.9- 3.1 1,427 95.5 93.5-96.9
45-54 1,989 39 2.0 1.3- 3.0 41 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,909 96.1 94.8-97.1
55-64 2,237 40 1.5 1.0- 2.2 24 1.1 0.6- 2.2 2,173 97.4 96.2-98.2
65+ 3,581 89 2.4 1.7- 3.4 53 1.3 0.9- 2.0 3,439 96.3 95.2-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,165 83 7.7 4.4-13.2 33 3.6 1.9- 6.7 1,049 88.6 83.1-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,052 106 4.3 3.2- 5.8 65 2.8 1.9- 3.9 2,881 93.0 91.2-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,700 39 2.1 1.1- 3.8 47 2.9 1.7- 4.8 2,614 95.1 92.8-96.6
College Graduate 3,567 21 0.9 0.4- 1.8 32 1.1 0.7- 1.7 3,514 98.1 97.0-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 931 39 3.8 2.4- 6.0 22 3.3 1.4- 7.9 870 92.9 88.7-95.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,500 46 3.3 2.1- 5.0 27 4.1 2.0- 8.3 1,427 92.6 88.7-95.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,061 36 4.8 2.7- 8.4 14 2.3 1.1- 4.9 1,011 92.8 88.9-95.4
$35,000-49,999 1,407 33 2.5 1.6- 3.9 29 2.3 1.4- 3.9 1,345 95.1 93.3-96.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,512 29 2.7 1.4- 5.1 26 2.2 1.2- 4.0 1,457 95.1 92.5-96.9
$75,000+ 2,479 31 1.7 0.9- 3.1 26 1.3 0.8- 2.3 2,422 97.0 95.5-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,578 99 3.2 2.2- 4.6 57 1.7 1.1- 2.5 3,422 95.1 93.6-96.3
No 6,367 129 2.3 1.7- 3.1 116 2.7 2.0- 3.7 6,122 95.0 93.8-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,415 46 3.2 2.2- 4.7 36 2.5 1.5- 4.2 1,333 94.3 92.2-95.8
Non-Veteran 8,202 185 2.9 2.1- 3.9 130 2.4 1.8- 3.1 7,887 94.8 93.6-95.7

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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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