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2014 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 7,010 149 2.6 2.2- 3.2 120 1.8 1.5- 2.3 6,741 95.5 94.8-96.1
-Western NC 989 32 4.4 2.9- 6.5 18 2.2 1.3- 3.8 939 93.4 91.0-95.2
GENDER
Male 420 27 8.0 5.1-12.2 *** *** *** 379 88.2 83.5-91.7
Female 569 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
White 895 31 4.8 3.2- 7.2 *** *** *** 852 93.5 90.9-95.4
Other minorities 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 235 *** *** *** *** *** *** 216 90.3 84.2-94.2
55-64 220 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 240 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 163 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 290 *** *** *** *** *** *** 269 90.3 84.1-94.2
Some Post-H.S. 257 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 302 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 143 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 252 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 309 14 5.2 3.0- 9.0 *** *** *** 288 91.0 85.8-94.4
No 675 18 4.1 2.4- 6.9 *** *** *** 647 94.5 91.6-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 147 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 842 27 4.4 2.8- 6.8 14 1.7 0.9- 3.0 801 93.9 91.4-95.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 809 29 4.8 3.1- 7.2 16 2.4 1.4- 4.3 764 92.8 90.0-94.8
No 180 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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