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2018 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 4,590 112 2.8 2.3- 3.5 83 1.9 1.4- 2.5 4,395 95.3 94.4-96.0
-Piedmont NC 2,063 39 2.3 1.7- 3.3 30 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,994 95.8 94.6-96.8
GENDER
Male 947 37 4.6 3.3- 6.4 23 3.2 2.0- 5.2 887 92.2 89.8-94.1
Female 1,116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,341 34 3.1 2.2- 4.5 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8 1,285 94.6 92.8-96.0
Non-Hispanic Black 420 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 304 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 500 15 3.5 2.1- 5.8 *** *** *** 472 94.0 91.1-96.0
35-44 288 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 345 *** *** *** *** *** *** 330 95.0 91.5-97.1
55-64 344 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 339 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 210 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 212 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 456 17 4.5 2.7- 7.4 *** *** *** 432 93.2 89.4-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 557 12 2.2 1.2- 3.9 *** *** *** 536 96.2 94.1-97.6
College Graduate 832 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 273 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 227 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 287 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 586 *** *** *** *** *** *** 569 96.5 94.0-97.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 565 *** *** *** *** *** *** 546 95.6 92.9-97.3
No 1,487 27 2.1 1.4- 3.1 23 2.0 1.2- 3.3 1,437 95.9 94.4-97.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,835 32 2.1 1.5- 3.1 26 1.8 1.1- 2.8 1,777 96.1 94.8-97.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,133 14 1.6 0.9- 2.8 *** *** *** 1,109 97.5 96.1-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 492 *** *** *** *** *** *** 473 94.6 91.1-96.8
Rural 440 18 5.0 3.0- 8.1 *** *** *** 414 93.2 89.9-95.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,146 24 2.6 1.7- 3.9 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8 1,101 95.2 93.3-96.5
Unemployed 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 512 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 136 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 180 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 250 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,103 18 1.9 1.2- 3.0 *** *** *** 1,070 96.3 94.5-97.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 831 22 3.2 2.1- 4.9 *** *** *** 795 94.9 92.8-96.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,128 15 1.8 1.0- 3.0 *** *** *** 1,100 96.5 94.7-97.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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