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2012 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 11,786 250 2.1 1.8- 2.5 201 2.0 1.6- 2.4 11,335 95.9 95.4-96.4
-Eastern NC 3,877 88 2.0 1.5- 2.7 71 1.9 1.4- 2.6 3,718 96.1 95.1-96.9
GENDER
Male 1,481 53 3.6 2.5- 5.1 45 3.1 2.1- 4.5 1,383 93.3 91.4-94.8
Female 2,396 35 0.5 0.3- 0.9 26 0.8 0.4- 1.4 2,335 98.7 98.1-99.1
RACE
White 2,424 53 2.8 2.0- 3.9 27 1.7 1.1- 2.6 2,344 95.5 94.2-96.6
African American 865 *** *** *** 24 2.5 1.4- 4.3 827 96.8 95.1-98.0
Other minorities 558 21 0.5 0.3- 0.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,661 87 2.1 1.6- 2.9 70 2.0 1.5- 2.8 3,504 95.8 94.8-96.7
AGE
18-34 624 *** *** *** *** *** *** 598 95.2 92.5-97.0
35-54 1,158 17 1.2 0.7- 2.1 *** *** *** 1,127 97.1 95.6-98.2
55-64 819 22 2.3 1.3- 4.0 19 2.3 1.2- 4.0 778 95.5 93.3-97.0
65-74 716 19 2.3 1.3- 4.1 *** *** *** 687 96.1 93.7-97.7
75+ 516 *** *** *** *** *** *** 487 96.0 93.7-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 502 30 3.7 2.1- 6.4 22 4.4 2.6- 7.6 450 91.8 88.1-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,172 34 2.4 1.5- 3.9 22 1.6 0.9- 2.9 1,116 95.9 94.2-97.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,083 *** *** *** 22 1.9 1.1- 3.4 1,044 96.4 94.4-97.7
College Graduate 1,106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 509 *** *** *** *** *** *** 479 95.3 91.8-97.4
$15,000- 24,999 680 *** *** *** *** *** *** 646 96.2 93.6-97.8
$25,000- 34,999 439 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 489 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,082 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,057 97.0 95.2-98.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,135 43 2.5 1.6- 3.7 *** *** *** 1,071 95.4 93.4-96.8
No 2,721 44 1.8 1.2- 2.7 50 1.8 1.2- 2.6 2,627 96.4 95.3-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 580 *** *** *** *** *** *** 559 96.1 93.6-97.6
Non-Veteran 3,295 76 2.0 1.4- 2.8 62 1.9 1.3- 2.7 3,157 96.1 95.0-97.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
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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