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2013 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 8,731 157 2.1 1.7- 2.6 173 2.2 1.8- 2.8 8,401 95.7 95.0-96.3
-Western NC 987 26 2.7 1.6- 4.5 23 3.5 2.2- 5.5 938 93.8 91.3-95.6
GENDER
Male 391 16 4.7 2.6- 8.3 19 6.2 3.7-10.1 356 89.2 84.4-92.6
Female 596 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 871 23 3.1 1.8- 5.1 21 3.7 2.3- 6.0 827 93.2 90.5-95.2
Other minorities 107 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 262 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 213 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 217 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 171 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 *** *** *** *** *** *** 285 93.5 88.9-96.3
Some Post-H.S. 263 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 289 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 196 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 238 *** *** *** *** *** *** 224 92.8 87.4-96.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 350 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 635 15 2.7 1.5- 4.8 15 2.9 1.7- 5.0 605 94.4 91.8-96.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 850 23 2.6 1.5- 4.6 18 3.5 2.1- 5.8 809 93.9 91.2-95.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 702 19 3.1 1.7- 5.3 13 2.7 1.5- 4.8 670 94.2 91.5-96.1
No 285 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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