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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-MALES

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
-MALES 4,486 194 3.7 3.0- 4.5 142 3.4 2.7- 4.5 4,150 92.9 91.7-93.9
RACE
White 3,602 170 4.4 3.6- 5.4 121 3.9 2.9- 5.2 3,311 91.7 90.1-93.0
African American 555 7 1.1 0.3- 4.3 12 2.0 1.0- 4.2 536 96.9 94.0-98.5
Other Minorities 302 16 3.0 1.6- 5.5 7 1.6 0.7- 3.8 279 95.4 92.4-97.3
AGE
18-24 161 7 2.5 1.0- 6.2 13 7.4 3.8-13.9 141 90.1 83.4-94.3
25-34 353 20 3.2 1.8- 5.4 11 3.1 1.5- 6.3 322 93.7 90.3-96.0
35-44 645 45 5.8 4.0- 8.3 23 3.0 1.9- 4.9 577 91.2 88.3-93.4
45-54 892 39 3.7 2.6- 5.3 24 2.7 1.6- 4.4 829 93.6 91.4-95.2
55-64 1,064 29 2.2 1.4- 3.6 31 2.9 1.8- 4.6 1,004 94.9 92.9-96.3
65+ 1,342 52 3.8 2.6- 5.5 40 2.5 1.6- 3.9 1,250 93.7 91.7-95.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 594 51 5.0 3.4- 7.1 30 4.8 2.6- 8.6 513 90.3 86.4-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,257 74 5.1 3.7- 6.9 49 3.5 2.1- 5.7 1,134 91.4 88.8-93.5
Some Post-H.S. 991 33 3.4 2.0- 5.5 31 4.2 2.6- 6.6 927 92.4 89.5-94.6
College Graduate 1,639 36 2.0 1.4- 3.0 32 2.4 1.4- 3.8 1,571 95.6 94.0-96.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 400 27 4.9 2.8- 8.5 12 2.6 1.2- 5.2 361 92.5 88.5-95.2
$15,000- 24,999 660 43 4.5 2.9- 6.9 23 3.0 1.7- 5.3 594 92.5 89.5-94.7
$25,000- 34,999 483 23 6.2 3.5-11.0 24 4.7 2.6- 8.3 436 89.1 83.9-92.8
$35,000- 49,999 573 20 4.7 2.7- 8.1 15 1.3 0.7- 2.2 538 94.0 90.7-96.2
$50,000- 74,999 646 26 4.7 2.9- 7.5 21 3.7 2.1- 6.2 599 91.7 88.3-94.1
$75,000+ 1,198 39 2.3 1.6- 3.3 27 2.6 1.5- 4.5 1,132 95.1 93.2-96.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,605 76 3.5 2.6- 4.8 47 3.4 2.1- 5.3 1,482 93.1 91.0-94.8
No 2,663 110 3.7 2.9- 4.8 87 3.4 2.4- 4.7 2,466 92.9 91.3-94.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,504 59 4.0 2.9- 5.6 42 3.1 2.0- 4.9 1,403 92.9 90.7-94.5
Non-Veteran 2,978 135 3.6 2.8- 4.5 100 3.6 2.6- 4.8 2,743 92.9 91.4-94.1

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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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