2017 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 & 5 Demographics

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 4,746 111 2.2 1.7- 2.8 84 2.2 1.6- 2.9 4,551 95.6 94.7-96.4
Region 3 & 5 889 18 2.6 1.5- 4.5 18 2.8 1.6- 4.9 853 94.6 92.1-96.3
GENDER
Male 376 15 4.7 2.6- 8.4 13 4.4 2.3- 8.4 348 90.9 86.1-94.1
Female 513 *** *** *** *** *** *** 505 97.9 95.5-99.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 609 14 3.2 1.7- 5.7 15 3.0 1.6- 5.6 580 93.8 90.7-96.0
Non-Hispanic Black 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** 161 96.2 89.0-98.7
Other 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** 112 97.0 85.8-99.4
AGE
18-44 315 *** *** *** *** *** *** 300 94.6 90.2-97.1
45-64 323 *** *** *** *** *** *** 310 94.8 90.6-97.2
65+ 246 *** *** *** *** *** *** 238 94.0 87.4-97.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 295 *** *** *** 11 4.6 2.2- 9.3 277 92.0 86.7-95.3
Some College + 593 11 2.1 1.0- 4.4 *** *** *** 575 96.2 93.5-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 390 *** *** *** 11 4.2 2.0- 8.4 370 92.5 87.7-95.5
$50,000+ 370 *** *** *** *** *** *** 357 96.2 93.0-98.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 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.

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