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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Other Tobacco Products

In situations where you can not smoke, do you currently use any of the following products-
chewing tobacco, snuff, snus, nicotine water, dissolvable tobacco products
such as orbs or strips, or electronic cigarettes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,917 208 10.9 9.1-13.0 1,709 89.1 87.0-90.9
-Western NC 278 32 12.8 8.7-18.4 246 87.2 81.6-91.3
GENDER
Male 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Female 160 20 14.5 9.0-22.6 140 85.5 77.4-91.0
RACE
White 218 26 12.8 8.4-19.2 192 87.2 80.8-91.6
Other minorities 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 268 32 13.4 9.1-19.3 236 86.6 80.7-90.9
AGE
18-34 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 95 14 17.3 10.1-28.0 81 82.7 72.0-89.9
55-64 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 171 18 11.8 7.2-18.8 153 88.2 81.2-92.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 254 28 12.4 8.2-18.2 226 87.6 81.8-91.8

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*Asked of current smokers.

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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