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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,963 74 4.4 3.1- 6.2 32 2.2 1.3- 3.6 1,857 93.4 91.3-95.1
GENDER
Male 751 61 8.3 5.7-11.9 23 4.1 2.4- 7.0 667 87.6 83.5-90.9
Female 1,212 13 0.7 0.4- 1.3 *** *** *** 1,190 98.8 98.1-99.3
RACE
White 1,803 69 4.7 3.3- 6.7 30 2.4 1.5- 4.0 1,704 92.8 90.5-94.6
Other minorities 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** 141 98.6 96.7-99.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,909 74 4.6 3.2- 6.5 31 2.3 1.4- 3.8 1,804 93.1 90.9-94.8
AGE
18-34 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** 156 90.9 82.9-95.3
35-54 555 27 4.4 2.8- 7.0 *** *** *** 518 93.5 90.7-95.6
55-64 466 18 4.0 2.2- 7.1 *** *** *** 443 95.1 91.8-97.1
65-74 423 15 2.8 1.6- 4.8 *** *** *** 402 95.0 91.9-96.9
75+ 336 *** *** *** *** *** *** 320 94.4 89.7-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 284 21 5.6 3.2- 9.7 11 3.2 1.6- 6.4 252 91.2 86.5-94.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 38 7.7 4.7-12.2 *** *** *** 543 89.8 84.6-93.4
Some Post-H.S. 516 *** *** *** *** *** *** 498 95.4 90.8-97.8
College Graduate 573 *** *** *** *** *** *** 562 97.2 93.6-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 298 16 4.4 2.4- 7.9 *** *** *** 275 93.4 89.0-96.1
$15,000- 24,999 378 18 5.7 2.5-12.3 *** *** *** 358 93.6 87.1-96.9
$25,000- 34,999 236 14 4.9 2.5- 9.1 *** *** *** 219 93.4 88.6-96.3
$35,000- 49,999 232 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 90.8 82.5-95.4
$50,000+ 471 *** *** *** *** *** *** 456 95.6 91.7-97.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 694 30 5.9 3.4- 9.8 15 1.8 1.0- 3.3 649 92.4 88.4-95.0
No 1,185 41 3.9 2.4- 6.3 16 2.1 1.1- 3.8 1,128 94.0 91.4-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 276 12 5.5 2.8-10.8 *** *** *** 257 92.0 86.7-95.4
Non-Veteran 1,687 62 4.2 2.8- 6.2 25 2.2 1.3- 3.8 1,600 93.6 91.3-95.3

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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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