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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 8,731 157 2.1 1.7- 2.6 173 2.2 1.8- 2.8 8,401 95.7 95.0-96.3
GENDER
Male 3,404 105 3.7 2.9- 4.7 119 3.7 3.0- 4.6 3,180 92.6 91.3-93.7
Female 5,327 52 0.6 0.4- 0.9 54 0.9 0.5- 1.6 5,221 98.5 97.8-99.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,902 107 2.7 2.1- 3.5 105 2.2 1.7- 2.8 5,690 95.1 94.2-95.9
Non-Hispanic Black 1,627 23 1.0 0.6- 1.8 39 3.1 1.9- 5.1 1,565 95.9 93.9-97.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 391 24 2.8 1.2- 6.3 22 4.5 1.7-11.7 345 92.7 85.9-96.3
Non-Hispanic Other 263 *** *** *** *** *** *** 258 98.4 95.4-99.5
Hispanic 457 *** *** *** *** *** *** 454 99.3 97.7-99.8
AGE
18-34 1,356 26 2.4 1.5- 3.8 42 3.8 2.6- 5.4 1,288 93.9 91.9-95.4
35-44 1,151 23 2.0 1.3- 3.2 17 1.4 0.8- 2.6 1,111 96.5 95.0-97.6
45-54 1,454 21 2.5 1.5- 4.1 26 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,407 96.1 94.4-97.3
55-64 1,790 26 1.3 0.7- 2.6 28 1.7 1.0- 2.7 1,736 97.0 95.6-98.0
65-74 1,613 27 1.8 1.0- 3.0 27 2.0 1.2- 3.1 1,559 96.3 94.7-97.4
75+ 1,283 33 2.3 1.5- 3.6 32 1.7 1.0- 2.9 1,218 96.0 94.4-97.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,170 54 3.1 2.1- 4.6 41 2.9 1.8- 4.4 1,075 94.0 92.0-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,454 54 3.1 2.2- 4.4 59 2.7 1.9- 3.8 2,341 94.1 92.6-95.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,371 34 1.7 1.0- 2.8 36 2.0 1.2- 3.3 2,301 96.3 94.8-97.4
College Graduate 2,727 15 0.7 0.3- 1.4 37 1.6 1.1- 2.3 2,675 97.7 96.8-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,083 37 2.1 1.3- 3.3 31 3.2 2.0- 5.1 1,015 94.8 92.7-96.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,553 28 1.7 1.1- 2.8 34 2.3 1.5- 3.7 1,491 95.9 94.3-97.1
$25,000- 34,999 852 16 3.0 1.6- 5.5 15 1.2 0.6- 2.4 821 95.8 93.2-97.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,019 18 2.5 1.4- 4.4 13 2.3 1.2- 4.3 988 95.2 92.7-96.8
$50,000-74,999 921 15 2.0 0.9- 4.1 17 3.0 1.4- 6.0 889 95.1 91.9-97.1
$75,000+ 1,614 14 1.4 0.8- 2.5 25 1.2 0.7- 1.9 1,575 97.4 96.2-98.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,526 55 2.0 1.3- 3.0 61 2.8 2.0- 3.9 2,410 95.2 93.8-96.4
No 6,159 102 2.1 1.6- 2.8 109 2.0 1.6- 2.7 5,948 95.8 95.0-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,140 33 4.0 2.7- 6.0 39 4.0 2.7- 6.0 1,068 91.9 89.4-93.9
Non-Veteran 7,587 124 1.8 1.4- 2.4 134 2.0 1.5- 2.6 7,329 96.2 95.5-96.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,505 115 3.0 2.3- 3.9 111 2.8 2.1- 3.8 4,279 94.2 93.0-95.2
No 4,226 42 1.2 0.8- 1.7 62 1.6 1.2- 2.2 4,122 97.2 96.5-97.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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.

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