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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Tobacco Use

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff 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 11,545 268 2.8 2.3- 3.4 184 2.4 1.9- 3.0 11,093 94.8 94.1-95.5
-Eastern NC 3,140 79 3.0 2.1- 4.3 57 2.9 2.0- 4.2 3,004 94.1 92.4-95.4
GENDER
Male 1,100 44 4.6 3.0- 7.1 38 4.8 3.1- 7.3 1,018 90.6 87.4-93.0
Female 2,040 35 1.5 0.9- 2.6 19 1.1 0.5- 2.4 1,986 97.4 95.9-98.3
RACE
White 2,096 42 2.7 1.7- 4.2 34 3.3 2.1- 5.2 2,020 94.0 91.8-95.6
African American 698 19 2.8 1.4- 5.7 14 2.4 1.1- 5.1 665 94.8 91.4-96.9
Other minorities 324 18 6.1 2.5-14.0 *** *** *** 297 92.5 85.0-96.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 164 *** *** *** *** *** *** 157 94.6 86.6-97.9
Non-Hispanic 2,965 74 2.9 2.0- 4.2 54 2.9 2.0- 4.3 2,837 94.1 92.4-95.5
AGE
18-34 471 *** *** *** 14 3.8 1.9- 7.2 448 93.6 89.7-96.0
35-54 944 24 2.7 1.5- 5.1 15 2.2 1.0- 4.4 905 95.1 92.2-97.0
55-64 694 *** *** *** *** *** *** 677 97.1 94.1-98.6
65-74 543 17 5.6 2.5-12.1 14 3.5 1.7- 7.2 512 90.9 84.6-94.8
75+ 452 19 5.3 2.5-10.9 *** *** *** 426 89.6 81.4-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 443 31 6.1 3.5-10.5 *** *** *** 402 91.5 86.5-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 980 26 3.0 1.6- 5.3 22 3.3 1.7- 6.2 932 93.7 90.4-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 847 11 1.9 0.8- 4.0 14 3.1 1.6- 6.0 822 95.0 91.8-97.0
College Graduate 865 *** *** *** *** *** *** 846 96.0 91.5-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 435 27 4.3 2.4- 7.5 16 4.3 1.7-10.2 392 91.5 85.9-95.0
$15,000- 24,999 524 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4 *** *** *** 506 97.0 93.7-98.6
$25,000- 34,999 303 *** *** *** *** *** *** 291 91.1 82.2-95.8
$35,000- 49,999 428 *** *** *** *** *** *** 412 94.6 90.0-97.2
$50,000+ 884 13 2.7 1.2- 5.8 16 3.2 1.6- 6.2 855 94.1 90.4-96.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 976 36 5.2 3.1- 8.5 *** *** *** 930 92.9 89.2-95.4
No 2,011 39 2.3 1.4- 3.7 47 3.4 2.2- 5.2 1,925 94.3 92.2-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 508 20 6.2 3.4-11.1 20 6.9 3.6-13.0 468 86.9 80.3-91.5
Non-Veteran 2,630 59 2.4 1.6- 3.7 37 2.1 1.3- 3.3 2,534 95.5 93.9-96.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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