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2012 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 11,786 250 2.1 1.8- 2.5 201 2.0 1.6- 2.4 11,335 95.9 95.4-96.4
-Piedmont NC 6,306 121 2.0 1.6- 2.5 86 1.7 1.2- 2.2 6,099 96.3 95.6-96.9
GENDER
Male 2,503 97 3.6 2.8- 4.6 55 2.6 1.9- 3.7 2,351 93.7 92.4-94.9
Female 3,803 24 0.6 0.3- 1.0 31 0.7 0.5- 1.1 3,748 98.7 98.1-99.1
RACE
White 4,583 107 2.7 2.1- 3.4 60 1.7 1.2- 2.3 4,416 95.7 94.8-96.4
African American 1,181 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,152 97.5 95.6-98.5
Other minorities 485 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 410 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,874 120 2.2 1.8- 2.7 77 1.6 1.2- 2.2 5,677 96.2 95.5-96.8
AGE
18-34 1,155 20 1.8 1.1- 2.9 23 2.1 1.2- 3.4 1,112 96.1 94.5-97.2
35-54 2,076 39 2.1 1.5- 3.1 22 1.3 0.8- 2.1 2,015 96.6 95.4-97.4
55-64 1,184 24 2.0 1.2- 3.1 *** *** *** 1,142 95.8 93.5-97.3
65-74 1,032 18 1.6 1.0- 2.8 *** *** *** 1,003 97.5 96.2-98.3
75+ 796 20 3.0 1.8- 5.0 *** *** *** 764 95.2 92.9-96.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 769 38 3.7 2.5- 5.5 *** *** *** 712 92.9 89.8-95.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,735 43 2.8 2.0- 4.0 33 2.1 1.4- 3.2 1,659 95.1 93.6-96.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,695 22 1.6 0.9- 2.6 24 1.3 0.8- 2.1 1,649 97.1 96.0-98.0
College Graduate 2,084 18 0.8 0.4- 1.4 *** *** *** 2,056 98.7 97.9-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 693 22 3.4 2.0- 5.8 *** *** *** 657 94.7 92.1-96.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,052 20 2.3 1.3- 4.1 *** *** *** 1,019 96.4 94.4-97.6
$25,000- 34,999 650 *** *** *** *** *** *** 628 96.2 94.0-97.7
$35,000- 49,999 762 *** *** *** *** *** *** 740 97.2 95.5-98.3
$50,000+ 2,066 37 1.8 1.2- 2.6 15 1.0 0.6- 1.8 2,014 97.2 96.2-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,574 41 3.0 2.1- 4.4 28 2.6 1.5- 4.4 1,505 94.4 92.4-95.9
No 4,703 79 1.8 1.4- 2.3 58 1.4 1.0- 2.0 4,566 96.8 96.0-97.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 770 29 3.6 2.3- 5.7 *** *** *** 727 94.4 92.0-96.1
Non-Veteran 5,533 92 1.8 1.4- 2.3 72 1.6 1.2- 2.2 5,369 96.6 95.8-97.2

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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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