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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 12,129 247 2.0 1.7- 2.4 201 2.0 1.6- 2.5 11,681 96.0 95.4-96.6
GENDER
Male 4,486 194 3.7 3.0- 4.5 142 3.4 2.7- 4.5 4,150 92.9 91.7-93.9
Female 7,643 53 0.5 0.3- 0.6 59 0.6 0.4- 0.8 7,531 99.0 98.7-99.2
RACE
White 9,450 200 2.3 1.9- 2.8 147 2.1 1.6- 2.7 9,103 95.6 94.8-96.2
African American 1,882 18 0.8 0.3- 1.9 37 1.6 1.0- 2.6 1,827 97.6 96.3-98.4
Asian 106 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 103 98.5 95.3-99.5
Native American 268 20 6.3 3.1-12.3 11 5.2 2.2-12.0 237 88.5 80.8-93.3
Other Minorities 351 7 1.4 0.6- 3.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4 342 98.5 96.7-99.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 416 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 4 0.8 0.2- 2.9 409 98.9 97.0-99.6
-English Speaking 238 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 233 99.0 97.5-99.6
-Spanish Speaking 178 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 176 98.7 94.0-99.7
Non-Hispanic 11,681 243 2.1 1.8- 2.6 196 2.0 1.6- 2.6 11,242 95.8 95.2-96.4
AGE
18-24 354 8 1.4 0.5- 3.3 16 4.2 2.2- 7.7 330 94.4 90.8-96.7
25-34 975 20 1.6 0.9- 2.7 13 1.7 0.8- 3.2 942 96.8 95.0-97.9
35-44 1,715 47 2.9 2.0- 4.2 30 1.7 1.1- 2.6 1,638 95.4 93.9-96.5
45-54 2,289 46 2.2 1.6- 3.0 39 1.9 1.3- 2.8 2,204 95.9 94.8-96.9
55-64 2,690 42 1.3 0.9- 2.0 40 1.6 1.1- 2.5 2,608 97.0 96.0-97.8
65-74 2,263 47 2.2 1.4- 3.4 38 1.6 1.0- 2.4 2,178 96.2 94.9-97.2
75+ 1,720 35 2.4 1.6- 3.6 25 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,660 96.5 95.1-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,544 83 3.6 2.7- 4.8 49 3.2 1.9- 5.2 1,412 93.2 91.1-94.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,498 91 2.8 2.1- 3.8 73 2.2 1.4- 3.3 3,334 95.0 93.6-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,029 35 1.5 0.9- 2.4 42 2.1 1.4- 3.2 2,952 96.4 95.1-97.4
College Graduate 4,040 38 1.0 0.7- 1.5 36 1.2 0.7- 1.9 3,966 97.8 97.0-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,331 51 3.1 2.0- 4.6 32 2.2 1.3- 3.5 1,248 94.8 92.9-96.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,909 49 2.3 1.6- 3.5 36 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,824 95.8 94.3-96.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,296 26 3.1 1.8- 5.5 29 2.6 1.6- 4.4 1,241 94.2 91.5-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,507 22 2.3 1.3- 4.0 15 0.6 0.3- 1.1 1,470 97.1 95.5-98.2
$50,000-74,999 1,595 27 2.4 1.5- 3.9 24 1.9 1.2- 3.2 1,544 95.6 93.9-96.9
$75,000+ 2,535 39 1.2 0.9- 1.8 31 1.5 0.9- 2.6 2,465 97.2 96.2-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,563 112 2.1 1.6- 2.8 86 2.2 1.6- 3.2 4,365 95.6 94.6-96.5
No 7,063 124 1.9 1.5- 2.4 104 1.8 1.3- 2.4 6,835 96.3 95.6-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,679 60 3.6 2.6- 5.1 42 2.8 1.8- 4.4 1,577 93.5 91.6-95.1
Non-Veteran 10,445 187 1.8 1.4- 2.2 159 1.8 1.4- 2.4 10,099 96.4 95.7-96.9

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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.

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