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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Do you currently use chewing tobacco, snuff, or snus 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 12,129 247 2.0 1.7- 2.4 201 2.0 1.6- 2.5 11,681 96.0 95.4-96.6
-Eastern NC 3,145 53 1.3 0.9- 2.0 56 1.5 1.0- 2.1 3,036 97.2 96.3-97.9
GENDER
Male 1,093 33 2.1 1.3- 3.4 33 2.3 1.5- 3.7 1,027 95.5 93.8-96.8
Female 2,052 20 0.6 0.3- 1.1 23 0.6 0.4- 1.1 2,009 98.8 98.2-99.2
RACE
White 2,095 26 1.4 0.8- 2.4 33 1.3 0.8- 2.1 2,036 97.3 96.1-98.1
African American 747 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6 17 2.3 1.1- 4.7 721 97.0 94.6-98.3
Other Minorities 286 18 2.1 1.1- 3.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.9 262 97.3 95.4-98.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 132 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 3,006 53 1.4 1.0- 2.1 56 1.6 1.1- 2.3 2,897 97.0 96.0-97.7
AGE
18-24 130 2 0.7 0.1- 3.7 4 2.3 0.7- 7.1 124 97.0 92.2-98.9
25-34 317 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 309 98.4 96.5-99.2
35-44 428 10 2.5 1.1- 5.8 8 1.1 0.4- 3.1 410 96.3 93.0-98.1
45-54 577 10 1.5 0.7- 3.1 12 1.8 0.9- 3.5 555 96.7 94.7-98.0
55-64 685 13 0.8 0.5- 1.6 12 1.6 0.7- 3.3 660 97.6 95.9-98.6
65+ 976 13 1.2 0.6- 2.5 17 1.6 0.8- 3.2 946 97.2 95.4-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 433 24 3.5 2.0- 6.0 14 3.5 1.4- 8.8 395 93.0 88.1-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,010 16 1.5 0.8- 2.9 23 1.4 0.8- 2.4 971 97.1 95.6-98.1
Some Post-H.S. 835 6 1.0 0.3- 3.1 10 1.2 0.6- 2.3 819 97.9 95.9-98.9
College Graduate 864 7 0.5 0.2- 1.0 9 0.9 0.4- 2.1 848 98.6 97.4-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 15 2.6 1.2- 5.3 10 2.0 0.8- 4.8 357 95.4 92.0-97.4
$15,000- 24,999 549 10 1.0 0.4- 2.3 10 1.6 0.7- 3.7 529 97.5 95.2-98.7
$25,000- 34,999 350 4 1.6 0.5- 4.9 4 0.8 0.2- 2.9 342 97.6 94.3-99.0
$35,000- 49,999 379 4 1.0 0.3- 3.3 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 373 98.8 96.6-99.6
$50,000-74,999 378 8 3.3 1.4- 8.0 7 1.7 0.7- 4.0 363 94.9 90.4-97.4
$75,000+ 570 7 0.7 0.3- 1.5 9 0.8 0.4- 1.6 554 98.6 97.5-99.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,250 27 1.3 0.8- 2.1 26 1.7 1.0- 2.9 1,197 97.0 95.6-97.9
No 1,756 23 1.4 0.8- 2.4 26 1.0 0.6- 1.5 1,707 97.7 96.6-98.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 503 12 1.9 0.9- 3.9 17 3.2 1.8- 5.5 474 94.9 92.1-96.8
Non-Veteran 2,641 41 1.2 0.7- 1.9 39 1.1 0.7- 1.9 2,561 97.7 96.7-98.4

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*Asked of ALL respondents.

^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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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