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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Other Tobacco Products

In situations where you can not smoke, do you currently use any of the following products-
chewing tobacco, snuff, snus, nicotine water, dissolvable tobacco products
such as orbs or strips, or electronic cigarettes?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,917 208 10.9 9.1-13.0 1,709 89.1 87.0-90.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Buncombe 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Cumberland 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Durham 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Forsyth 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Gaston 74 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Guilford 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Mecklenburg 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
New Hanover 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Union 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 665 58 9.7 6.9-13.3 607 90.3 86.7-93.1
Piedmont 974 118 11.4 8.8-14.7 856 88.6 85.3-91.2
Western NC 278 32 12.8 8.7-18.4 246 87.2 81.6-91.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 181 22 15.5 9.7-23.7 159 84.5 76.3-90.3
Northwest 333 36 12.2 7.3-19.5 297 87.8 80.5-92.7
Charlotte 297 35 12.5 7.9-19.0 262 87.5 81.0-92.1
Greensboro 220 33 10.1 6.5-15.2 187 89.9 84.8-93.5
Southern Regional 266 25 8.8 5.1-14.7 241 91.2 85.3-94.9
Southeast 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Wake 225 19 7.3 4.1-12.6 206 92.7 87.4-95.9
Area L 59 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Eastern 226 19 10.3 6.2-16.7 207 89.7 83.3-93.8

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*Asked of current smokers.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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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