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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,969 70 4.1 2.9- 5.8 35 2.8 1.8- 4.5 1,864 93.0 90.9-94.7
GENDER
Male 768 55 7.7 5.3-11.1 25 5.0 3.0- 8.3 688 87.3 83.1-90.5
Female 1,201 15 0.8 0.4- 1.4 10 0.8 0.4- 1.7 1,176 98.4 97.4-99.0
RACE
White 1,808 68 3.9 2.9- 5.2 28 2.0 1.2- 3.3 1,712 94.1 92.4-95.4
African American 49 1 15.9 2.5-58.1 1 2.1 0.3-14.0 47 82.0 43.3-96.4
Other Minorities 99 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.6 2.1-24.1 95 92.4 75.9-97.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 42 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8 3 10.7 2.7-34.2 38 88.4 65.9-96.8
Non-Hispanic 1,924 69 4.3 3.0- 6.0 31 2.5 1.6- 4.1 1,824 93.2 91.1-94.9
AGE
18-24 45 3 9.3 1.9-35.1 3 6.6 1.7-22.9 39 84.1 61.9-94.5
25-34 127 5 2.3 0.7- 6.7 3 4.0 1.1-13.5 119 93.7 85.3-97.5
35-44 243 15 5.9 3.4-10.0 8 3.4 1.4- 7.7 220 90.7 85.6-94.1
45-54 318 12 3.3 1.7- 6.4 7 3.5 1.3- 9.4 299 93.1 87.8-96.3
55-64 462 5 1.0 0.4- 2.5 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7 450 96.9 94.3-98.4
65+ 755 29 4.3 2.7- 6.6 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 719 95.1 92.7-96.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 291 29 9.4 6.0-14.5 11 3.9 1.7- 8.8 251 86.7 80.7-91.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 606 25 5.7 3.1-10.1 12 2.4 1.3- 4.7 569 91.9 87.4-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 514 13 3.1 1.5- 6.4 8 3.9 1.6- 9.5 493 93.0 87.6-96.1
College Graduate 554 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6 4 1.8 0.5- 6.3 547 97.7 93.7-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 14 3.2 1.7- 5.8 6 2.2 0.8- 6.0 253 94.6 90.8-96.9
$15,000- 24,999 366 18 6.3 3.8-10.3 8 3.9 1.5- 9.8 340 89.8 84.1-93.6
$25,000- 34,999 245 8 7.5 2.5-20.3 8 4.3 1.8-10.3 229 88.1 76.8-94.3
$35,000- 49,999 259 7 3.9 1.8- 8.6 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 249 95.3 90.7-97.7
$50,000-74,999 253 6 4.4 1.7-10.8 4 5.2 1.8-14.1 243 90.4 81.7-95.2
$75,000+ 247 4 0.8 0.2- 2.6 2 0.8 0.2- 3.7 241 98.4 95.9-99.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 848 33 4.0 2.6- 6.1 18 2.4 1.4- 4.1 797 93.6 91.1-95.5
No 1,054 33 3.9 2.3- 6.5 15 3.2 1.6- 6.0 1,006 93.0 89.6-95.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 279 11 5.5 2.5-11.6 5 3.8 1.3-10.2 263 90.7 83.5-94.9
Non-Veteran 1,690 59 3.9 2.7- 5.7 30 2.7 1.6- 4.5 1,601 93.4 91.1-95.1

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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.

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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