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2013 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 8,731 157 2.1 1.7- 2.6 173 2.2 1.8- 2.8 8,401 95.7 95.0-96.3
-Piedmont NC 5,093 70 1.6 1.2- 2.2 88 1.7 1.2- 2.2 4,935 96.7 95.9-97.3
GENDER
Male 2,001 53 3.1 2.2- 4.3 63 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,885 94.1 92.6-95.4
Female 3,092 *** *** *** *** *** *** 3,050 99.0 98.5-99.4
RACE
White 3,690 57 2.2 1.5- 3.0 60 1.5 1.1- 2.2 3,573 96.3 95.3-97.1
African American 981 *** *** *** *** *** *** 949 97.1 95.3-98.3
Other minorities 350 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 318 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,747 70 1.8 1.3- 2.5 87 1.8 1.3- 2.4 4,590 96.4 95.6-97.1
AGE
18-34 818 *** *** *** 21 2.6 1.6- 4.3 789 96.3 94.4-97.6
35-54 1,580 25 2.4 1.5- 3.8 22 1.2 0.7- 1.9 1,533 96.5 95.0-97.5
55-64 1,004 *** *** *** 14 0.9 0.5- 1.6 983 98.3 97.2-99.0
65-74 897 *** *** *** *** *** *** 874 97.1 95.2-98.2
75+ 747 19 2.6 1.5- 4.5 18 1.8 1.0- 3.1 710 95.6 93.5-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 664 22 2.6 1.5- 4.3 *** *** *** 624 95.3 93.0-96.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,361 31 2.9 1.7- 4.7 28 2.1 1.2- 3.7 1,302 95.0 92.8-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,340 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,308 97.6 96.3-98.5
College Graduate 1,723 *** *** *** 23 1.5 0.9- 2.4 1,696 98.0 96.9-98.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 559 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 873 *** *** *** *** *** *** 844 96.9 95.0-98.1
$25,000- 34,999 472 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 589 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,596 *** *** *** 24 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,557 97.5 96.2-98.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,354 24 1.8 1.1- 3.0 32 2.5 1.5- 4.0 1,298 95.7 93.9-97.0
No 3,714 46 1.6 1.1- 2.3 54 1.4 1.0- 2.0 3,614 97.0 96.1-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 567 14 3.1 1.7- 5.5 *** *** *** 534 94.1 91.0-96.1
Non-Veteran 4,523 56 1.5 1.0- 2.1 69 1.5 1.1- 2.1 4,398 97.0 96.2-97.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,850 42 3.0 1.9- 4.7 44 2.8 1.9- 4.3 1,764 94.1 92.1-95.7
No 3,243 28 1.1 0.7- 1.7 44 1.2 0.8- 1.8 3,171 97.7 97.0-98.3

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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.

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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