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2012 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 11,786 250 2.1 1.8- 2.5 201 2.0 1.6- 2.4 11,335 95.9 95.4-96.4
-Western NC 1,603 41 2.8 1.9- 4.1 44 3.7 2.4- 5.5 1,518 93.5 91.5-95.1
GENDER
Male 615 27 4.6 3.0- 7.1 31 6.6 4.2-10.3 557 88.8 84.8-91.8
Female 988 *** *** *** *** *** *** 961 98.0 96.6-98.8
RACE
White 1,302 32 3.1 2.1- 4.6 35 4.1 2.7- 6.3 1,235 92.7 90.3-94.6
Other minorities 291 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,526 39 2.8 1.9- 4.1 44 3.9 2.6- 5.9 1,443 93.3 91.1-95.0
AGE
18-34 235 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 411 *** *** *** *** *** *** 391 93.6 90.1-96.0
55-64 354 *** *** *** *** *** *** 329 91.7 86.7-94.9
65-74 352 *** *** *** *** *** *** 332 93.6 89.2-96.3
75+ 238 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 214 17 8.7 4.9-14.9 *** *** *** 186 86.4 79.7-91.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 502 15 3.1 1.7- 5.5 *** *** *** 472 92.4 87.4-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 409 *** *** *** *** *** *** 390 95.3 92.0-97.3
College Graduate 475 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 233 *** *** *** *** *** *** 214 90.0 83.0-94.3
$15,000- 24,999 306 *** *** *** *** *** *** 286 92.8 88.0-95.8
$25,000- 34,999 180 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 176 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 421 *** *** *** *** *** *** 404 95.7 92.5-97.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 467 19 4.5 2.6- 7.8 15 4.0 2.2- 7.1 433 91.5 87.5-94.3
No 1,126 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8 28 3.6 2.1- 6.0 1,076 94.1 91.6-95.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 185 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,418 35 2.8 1.9- 4.2 36 3.5 2.2- 5.6 1,347 93.7 91.4-95.3

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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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