2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Tobacco Use

Do you currently use chewing tobacco, snuff, or snus 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 5,609 108 2.1 1.7- 2.6 81 1.8 1.4- 2.3 5,420 96.1 95.4-96.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 663 11 2.3 1.2- 4.2 17 3.4 2.0- 5.7 635 94.4 91.7-96.3
Region 3 610 15 2.8 1.6- 4.9 *** *** *** 589 96.1 93.9-97.5
Region 4 890 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 13 2.0 1.1- 3.7 866 96.5 94.5-97.7
Region 5 676 *** *** *** *** *** *** 657 96.7 94.7-98.0
Region 6 636 11 2.0 1.0- 3.7 *** *** *** 618 96.2 93.4-97.8
Region 7 734 *** *** *** *** *** *** 717 97.5 95.9-98.5
Region 8 873 24 2.9 1.8- 4.8 11 1.1 0.5- 2.2 838 96.0 94.0-97.4
Region 9 & 10 527 18 4.2 2.5- 6.9 *** *** *** 500 93.7 90.6-95.9
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,031 50 2.9 2.1- 4.0 26 1.5 0.9- 2.3 1,955 95.7 94.4-96.7
Piedmont 2,729 42 1.7 1.2- 2.4 38 1.7 1.2- 2.5 2,649 96.6 95.6-97.4
Western NC 849 16 2.6 1.5- 4.4 17 2.7 1.6- 4.8 816 94.7 92.2-96.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 559 *** *** *** 13 3.1 1.6- 6.0 536 94.4 91.2-96.5
Northwest 907 16 1.9 1.1- 3.3 14 2.0 1.1- 3.7 877 96.1 94.1-97.4
Charlotte 707 11 1.9 1.0- 3.7 *** *** *** 687 96.3 94.1-97.7
Greensboro 492 *** *** *** *** *** *** 473 95.7 93.0-97.4
Southern Regional 875 20 2.0 1.2- 3.5 *** *** *** 845 96.5 94.3-97.9
Southeast 441 *** *** *** *** *** *** 432 98.1 95.8-99.1
Wake 882 *** *** *** *** *** *** 865 97.9 96.4-98.7
Area L & Eastern 746 28 4.6 3.1- 6.8 13 2.0 1.1- 3.5 705 93.5 91.0-95.3
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 663 11 2.3 1.2- 4.3 17 3.4 2.0- 5.8 635 94.3 91.6-96.2
Region 2 903 21 2.6 1.6- 4.2 12 1.5 0.8- 2.8 870 95.9 94.0-97.1
Region 3 900 11 1.5 0.8- 2.9 13 2.1 1.1- 3.8 876 96.4 94.4-97.7
Region 4 1,073 12 1.3 0.7- 2.3 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2 1,049 97.6 96.2-98.4
Region 5 1,340 28 2.1 1.3- 3.3 15 1.3 0.6- 2.5 1,297 96.7 95.1-97.7
Region 6 730 25 4.2 2.7- 6.5 12 1.9 1.0- 3.5 693 93.9 91.4-95.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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