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2014 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 7,010 149 2.6 2.2- 3.2 120 1.8 1.5- 2.3 6,741 95.5 94.8-96.1
-Piedmont NC 3,844 74 2.3 1.7- 3.0 57 1.4 1.0- 1.9 3,713 96.3 95.4-97.0
GENDER
Male 1,654 56 4.1 3.0- 5.5 38 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,560 93.8 92.1-95.1
Female 2,190 18 0.7 0.4- 1.1 19 0.7 0.4- 1.2 2,153 98.6 98.0-99.1
RACE
White 2,704 64 3.1 2.3- 4.1 44 1.6 1.1- 2.3 2,596 95.3 94.2-96.3
African American 780 *** *** *** *** *** *** 759 97.7 96.0-98.7
Other minorities 309 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 303 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 3,513 72 2.5 1.9- 3.3 55 1.5 1.1- 2.1 3,386 96.0 95.0-96.7
AGE
18-34 712 *** *** *** *** *** *** 699 97.4 95.4-98.6
35-54 1,163 26 3.1 2.1- 4.8 21 1.7 1.1- 2.6 1,116 95.2 93.4-96.5
55-64 742 *** *** *** *** *** *** 718 96.9 95.2-98.0
65-74 681 17 2.8 1.6- 4.7 15 2.4 1.4- 4.2 649 94.8 92.5-96.4
75+ 489 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 462 29 6.6 4.2-10.2 *** *** *** 420 91.1 87.2-93.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 972 25 2.9 1.9- 4.6 17 1.3 0.8- 2.3 930 95.7 94.0-97.0
Some Post-H.S. 973 *** *** *** *** *** *** 946 97.0 95.4-98.1
College Graduate 1,420 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,400 98.6 97.7-99.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 386 *** *** *** *** *** *** 368 96.6 94.3-98.0
$15,000- 24,999 602 19 3.3 1.9- 5.7 *** *** *** 573 95.6 93.1-97.2
$25,000- 34,999 348 *** *** *** *** *** *** 333 95.6 92.3-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 426 *** *** *** *** *** *** 412 95.1 91.5-97.3
$50,000+ 1,321 *** *** *** 19 1.8 1.0- 3.1 1,288 96.7 95.1-97.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 973 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2 15 1.8 1.0- 3.1 937 95.6 93.7-97.0
No 2,849 53 2.3 1.6- 3.1 41 1.3 0.9- 1.9 2,755 96.4 95.4-97.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 454 20 5.1 3.0- 8.7 *** *** *** 425 93.1 89.4-95.5
Non-Veteran 3,386 54 2.0 1.4- 2.7 48 1.4 1.0- 2.0 3,284 96.7 95.8-97.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,401 39 3.3 2.2- 4.9 25 1.5 1.0- 2.4 1,337 95.1 93.5-96.4
No 2,443 35 1.7 1.2- 2.6 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,376 96.9 95.9-97.7

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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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