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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,442 115 2.3 1.8- 3.1 95 2.2 1.6- 2.9 6,232 95.5 94.5-96.3
GENDER
Male 2,463 88 4.1 3.0- 5.6 76 4.0 2.9- 5.5 2,299 91.9 89.9-93.5
Female 3,979 27 0.7 0.4- 1.1 19 0.5 0.3- 0.9 3,933 98.8 98.3-99.2
RACE
White 4,914 87 2.7 2.0- 3.8 75 2.6 1.8- 3.6 4,752 94.7 93.3-95.8
African American 1,079 18 1.2 0.7- 2.1 18 1.5 0.8- 2.8 1,043 97.3 95.9-98.3
Other minorities 399 *** *** *** *** *** *** 389 97.2 93.9-98.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 315 *** *** *** *** *** *** 308 96.8 92.3-98.7
Non-Hispanic 6,108 110 2.4 1.8- 3.1 91 2.2 1.6- 3.0 5,907 95.4 94.4-96.3
AGE
18-34 793 11 2.3 1.1- 4.5 23 3.5 2.1- 5.7 759 94.3 91.5-96.2
35-54 2,147 44 2.5 1.8- 3.7 31 1.7 1.1- 2.8 2,072 95.7 94.3-96.8
55-64 1,322 21 2.0 1.0- 3.8 13 1.4 0.6- 2.9 1,288 96.7 94.5-98.0
65-74 1,160 21 1.9 1.1- 3.4 *** *** *** 1,129 96.6 94.5-97.9
75+ 936 18 3.2 1.7- 5.9 18 2.1 1.2- 3.7 900 94.7 91.9-96.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 736 43 6.6 4.1-10.5 17 2.9 1.3- 6.6 676 90.5 85.8-93.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,743 34 2.6 1.6- 4.2 33 2.6 1.6- 4.1 1,676 94.8 92.8-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,539 24 1.4 0.8- 2.3 29 2.3 1.4- 3.7 1,486 96.3 94.7-97.5
College Graduate 2,400 13 0.6 0.3- 1.3 14 1.2 0.6- 2.4 2,373 98.2 97.0-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 653 18 1.9 1.1- 3.5 13 3.9 1.9- 7.7 622 94.2 90.5-96.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 28 3.6 2.1- 6.2 16 2.1 1.1- 4.1 1,012 94.3 91.4-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 580 *** *** *** *** *** *** 562 96.4 92.0-98.4
$35,000- 49,999 752 15 2.3 1.2- 4.5 17 3.3 1.6- 6.4 720 94.4 91.0-96.6
$50,000+ 2,257 26 2.1 1.2- 3.6 24 1.5 0.9- 2.6 2,207 96.4 94.7-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,759 34 2.1 1.4- 3.1 23 1.3 0.7- 2.3 1,702 96.6 95.4-97.6
No 4,363 72 2.3 1.6- 3.3 66 2.3 1.6- 3.2 4,225 95.4 94.2-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 810 22 3.4 1.6- 7.0 24 2.7 1.5- 4.7 764 93.9 90.3-96.2
Non-Veteran 5,629 93 2.2 1.6- 3.0 71 2.1 1.5- 3.0 5,465 95.7 94.6-96.5

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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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