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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,529 143 2.6 2.1- 3.2 123 2.3 1.8- 2.8 6,263 95.1 94.4-95.8
-Eastern 2,137 51 3.3 2.4- 4.5 44 2.6 1.8- 3.7 2,042 94.1 92.6-95.4
GENDER
Male 908 41 5.7 4.0- 8.0 30 3.7 2.4- 5.7 837 90.6 87.8-92.8
Female 1,229 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,205 97.6 96.2-98.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,328 39 4.1 2.9- 5.8 24 2.1 1.3- 3.3 1,265 93.8 91.9-95.3
Non-Hispanic Black 545 *** *** *** *** *** *** 523 95.1 91.9-97.1
Other 232 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 386 13 3.8 2.2- 6.7 *** *** *** 362 92.5 88.8-95.0
35-44 285 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 357 *** *** *** *** *** *** 337 93.4 89.5-96.0
55-64 475 *** *** *** *** *** *** 456 96.2 93.6-97.8
65-74 363 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 247 *** *** *** *** *** *** 231 87.8 79.4-93.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 242 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 90.0 84.5-93.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 679 20 4.8 3.0- 7.6 17 3.1 1.7- 5.4 642 92.2 88.9-94.5
Some Post-H.S. 642 *** *** *** *** *** *** 619 95.7 93.1-97.4
College Graduate 567 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 389 *** *** *** *** *** *** 368 91.9 87.2-95.0
$25,000- 34,999 182 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 236 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 273 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 398 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 656 23 4.4 2.7- 7.2 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 614 91.9 88.6-94.3
No 1,473 27 2.7 1.8- 4.2 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 1,421 95.1 93.3-96.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 357 16 6.8 4.0-11.3 *** *** *** 329 88.3 83.0-92.1
Non-Veteran 1,776 34 2.5 1.7- 3.7 32 2.1 1.4- 3.3 1,710 95.4 93.8-96.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 160 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban 289 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 1,688 43 3.6 2.6- 5.1 40 3.1 2.1- 4.4 1,605 93.3 91.4-94.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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