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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 7,010 149 2.6 2.2- 3.2 120 1.8 1.5- 2.3 6,741 95.5 94.8-96.1
-Eastern NC 2,177 43 2.6 1.8- 3.7 45 2.5 1.7- 3.7 2,089 94.9 93.4-96.1
GENDER
Male 897 31 4.7 3.0- 7.1 31 4.1 2.5- 6.5 835 91.3 88.2-93.6
Female 1,280 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,254 98.1 97.0-98.8
RACE
White 1,420 26 2.6 1.6- 4.2 30 2.7 1.7- 4.5 1,364 94.6 92.5-96.2
African American 546 *** *** *** *** *** *** 523 95.8 93.1-97.4
Other minorities 186 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,044 41 2.6 1.7- 3.8 44 2.6 1.8- 3.9 1,959 94.8 93.2-96.0
AGE
18-34 378 *** *** *** *** *** *** 355 92.5 88.4-95.2
35-54 588 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 504 *** *** *** *** *** *** 488 97.1 95.3-98.3
65-74 408 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 279 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 *** *** *** *** *** *** 245 89.4 83.1-93.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 663 *** *** *** 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 633 94.8 91.9-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 624 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 613 *** *** *** *** *** *** 598 97.1 94.8-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 253 *** *** *** *** *** *** 238 94.0 89.9-96.5
$15,000- 24,999 360 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 242 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 638 *** *** *** *** *** *** 618 95.3 92.1-97.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 647 *** *** *** *** *** *** 616 94.4 91.3-96.4
No 1,511 28 2.3 1.5- 3.7 28 2.5 1.5- 4.1 1,455 95.2 93.2-96.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 365 *** *** *** *** *** *** 347 92.2 86.7-95.6
Non-Veteran 1,810 34 2.4 1.5- 3.7 36 2.2 1.4- 3.3 1,740 95.5 93.9-96.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,807 40 2.9 2.0- 4.3 40 2.8 1.9- 4.2 1,727 94.3 92.5-95.7
No 370 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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