2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

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
-Piedmont NC 2,729 42 1.7 1.2- 2.4 38 1.7 1.2- 2.5 2,649 96.6 95.6-97.4
GENDER
Male 1,246 38 3.3 2.3- 4.7 32 3.3 2.2- 4.9 1,176 93.4 91.5-95.0
Female 1,483 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,775 39 2.5 1.8- 3.6 29 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,707 95.7 94.3-96.7
Non-Hispanic Black 519 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 435 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 608 *** *** *** 15 2.5 1.4- 4.5 586 96.3 94.1-97.6
35-44 395 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 479 17 4.0 2.4- 6.8 *** *** *** 458 94.4 91.1-96.5
55-64 461 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 439 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 290 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 611 *** *** *** *** *** *** 591 96.0 93.5-97.5
Some Post-H.S. 711 16 2.3 1.3- 3.9 *** *** *** 686 96.5 94.6-97.7
College Graduate 1,174 *** *** *** 14 1.5 0.8- 2.7 1,152 97.9 96.7-98.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 699 *** *** *** *** *** *** 674 96.1 93.7-97.6
No 2,015 29 1.7 1.1- 2.5 25 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,961 96.9 95.9-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 *** *** *** *** *** *** 262 94.3 90.0-96.9
Non-Veteran 2,442 31 1.5 1.0- 2.3 31 1.6 1.1- 2.4 2,380 96.9 95.9-97.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,518 28 2.1 1.4- 3.1 23 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,467 96.1 94.7-97.1
Unemployed 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 659 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 163 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 168 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 327 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 208 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 279 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 325 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 865 14 1.6 0.9- 2.8 16 2.4 1.4- 3.9 835 96.0 94.2-97.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 246 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 216 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,407 25 1.9 1.2- 3.0 17 1.6 0.9- 2.6 1,365 96.5 95.1-97.5
HOUSING
Own 1,734 27 1.8 1.2- 2.8 21 1.8 1.1- 2.8 1,686 96.4 95.1-97.4
Rent 782 *** *** *** *** *** *** 759 97.3 95.6-98.3
Other arrangement 189 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,502 *** *** *** 17 1.5 0.9- 2.6 1,475 97.8 96.6-98.6
Regional City or Suburban County 673 *** *** *** *** *** *** 654 96.6 94.3-98.0
Rural 554 21 4.2 2.6- 6.7 *** *** *** 520 93.0 89.9-95.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,127 22 2.0 1.3- 3.2 19 1.6 0.9- 2.5 1,086 96.4 95.0-97.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,502 *** *** *** 17 1.8 1.0- 3.1 1,470 97.1 95.7-98.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 887 *** *** *** *** *** *** 865 97.4 95.6-98.4
2nd Quartile 1,079 19 2.0 1.2- 3.3 18 2.0 1.1- 3.3 1,042 96.1 94.3-97.3
3rd Quartile 685 *** *** *** *** *** *** 668 97.1 95.2-98.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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