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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 7,015 124 1.9 1.5- 2.4 110 2.0 1.5- 2.7 6,781 96.1 95.2-96.8
GENDER
Male 2,625 106 3.6 2.8- 4.6 84 3.6 2.6- 5.2 2,435 92.8 91.1-94.2
Female 4,390 18 0.3 0.2- 0.6 26 0.5 0.3- 0.8 4,346 99.2 98.8-99.5
RACE
White 5,547 106 2.3 1.8- 3.0 86 2.4 1.7- 3.5 5,355 95.3 94.1-96.2
African American 1,086 8 0.3 0.1- 0.7 19 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,059 98.5 97.4-99.1
Other Minorities 340 10 2.4 1.2- 4.9 5 0.7 0.2- 2.2 325 96.9 94.3-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 242 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 239 99.4 98.1-99.8
Non-Hispanic 6,751 121 2.0 1.6- 2.6 109 2.2 1.6- 3.0 6,521 95.8 94.9-96.6
AGE
18-24 179 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 9 5.0 2.2-10.8 167 94.2 88.6-97.2
25-34 531 10 1.8 0.9- 3.6 7 1.8 0.7- 4.4 514 96.4 93.8-98.0
35-44 1,044 22 2.3 1.3- 4.1 14 1.5 0.8- 2.7 1,008 96.2 94.2-97.5
45-54 1,394 24 2.2 1.4- 3.5 20 1.6 0.9- 2.7 1,350 96.1 94.6-97.3
55-64 1,543 24 1.7 1.0- 2.8 21 1.6 0.9- 2.8 1,498 96.8 95.3-97.8
65+ 2,252 40 2.2 1.4- 3.5 39 1.5 1.0- 2.3 2,173 96.3 94.9-97.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 820 30 2.3 1.4- 3.8 24 2.8 1.3- 5.8 766 94.9 91.9-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,882 50 2.9 2.0- 4.2 38 2.5 1.4- 4.7 1,794 94.5 92.3-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,680 16 1.4 0.7- 2.9 24 2.2 1.2- 3.8 1,640 96.4 94.5-97.7
College Graduate 2,622 28 1.3 0.8- 2.0 23 1.2 0.6- 2.2 2,571 97.5 96.4-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 676 22 3.3 1.8- 6.0 16 2.2 1.1- 4.3 638 94.5 91.4-96.5
$15,000- 24,999 994 21 2.0 1.0- 4.1 18 1.5 0.8- 2.7 955 96.5 94.4-97.9
$25,000- 34,999 701 14 2.8 1.3- 5.8 17 3.2 1.6- 6.5 670 94.0 90.1-96.4
$35,000- 49,999 869 11 2.5 1.2- 5.4 10 0.7 0.4- 1.5 848 96.7 94.0-98.2
$50,000-74,999 964 13 1.6 0.9- 3.0 13 1.3 0.7- 2.5 938 97.1 95.4-98.1
$75,000+ 1,718 28 1.5 1.0- 2.3 20 1.9 1.0- 3.4 1,670 96.6 95.1-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,465 52 2.1 1.4- 3.1 42 2.5 1.5- 4.2 2,371 95.4 93.7-96.7
No 4,253 68 1.8 1.3- 2.4 63 1.9 1.2- 2.8 4,122 96.4 95.3-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 897 37 4.5 3.0- 6.8 20 2.3 1.0- 5.2 840 93.2 90.1-95.4
Non-Veteran 6,114 87 1.6 1.2- 2.1 90 2.0 1.4- 2.8 5,937 96.4 95.5-97.2

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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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