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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 6,529 143 2.6 2.1- 3.2 123 2.3 1.8- 2.8 6,263 95.1 94.4-95.8
GENDER
Male 2,795 122 5.0 4.0- 6.1 91 3.5 2.8- 4.5 2,582 91.5 90.1-92.7
Female 3,734 21 0.4 0.3- 0.7 32 1.1 0.7- 1.7 3,681 98.5 97.9-98.9
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,405 117 3.3 2.7- 4.1 78 2.2 1.7- 2.8 4,210 94.5 93.5-95.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,256 14 1.4 0.7- 2.5 28 2.4 1.5- 3.8 1,214 96.2 94.6-97.4
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** 79 88.3 77.7-94.2
Non-Hispanic Other 211 *** *** *** *** *** *** 203 97.6 93.7-99.1
Hispanic 481 *** *** *** *** *** *** 474 98.2 95.9-99.2
AGE
18-34 1,220 34 3.0 2.1- 4.4 33 2.9 2.0- 4.2 1,153 94.1 92.3-95.4
35-44 912 21 2.6 1.6- 4.3 13 1.5 0.8- 2.8 878 95.9 94.0-97.2
45-54 1,141 31 2.9 2.0- 4.3 20 1.8 1.0- 3.0 1,090 95.3 93.6-96.6
55-64 1,312 26 1.9 1.2- 2.9 25 1.8 1.1- 2.8 1,261 96.3 95.0-97.3
65-74 1,123 15 1.8 1.0- 3.4 14 2.1 1.1- 4.1 1,094 96.1 93.8-97.5
75+ 739 16 3.5 1.9- 6.3 17 3.7 2.2- 6.3 706 92.8 89.4-95.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 698 33 4.1 2.7- 6.2 19 3.1 1.9- 5.1 646 92.8 90.2-94.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,803 45 3.4 2.4- 4.6 45 2.8 2.0- 3.9 1,713 93.9 92.3-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,806 45 2.7 1.9- 3.9 36 2.3 1.6- 3.4 1,725 95.0 93.5-96.2
College Graduate 2,192 20 0.8 0.5- 1.3 23 1.2 0.7- 1.9 2,149 98.0 97.3-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 604 14 2.3 1.3- 4.1 12 1.6 0.8- 3.0 578 96.1 94.1-97.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,086 27 3.0 1.9- 4.7 18 2.2 1.3- 3.8 1,041 94.8 92.7-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 573 *** *** *** 14 3.3 1.8- 5.9 552 95.2 92.3-97.0
$35,000- 49,999 734 27 4.8 3.1- 7.2 18 3.3 1.9- 5.8 689 91.9 88.7-94.2
$50,000-74,999 808 19 2.9 1.7- 4.8 16 2.0 1.2- 3.5 773 95.1 92.9-96.7
$75,000+ 1,414 22 1.5 0.9- 2.4 21 1.6 1.0- 2.7 1,371 96.9 95.6-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,753 53 3.2 2.2- 4.5 36 2.5 1.7- 3.8 1,664 94.3 92.6-95.6
No 4,750 89 2.4 1.9- 3.1 87 2.2 1.7- 2.8 4,574 95.4 94.6-96.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 880 32 5.4 3.7- 7.8 30 4.0 2.7- 5.9 818 90.6 87.8-92.8
Non-Veteran 5,631 110 2.2 1.7- 2.8 93 2.0 1.6- 2.6 5,428 95.8 95.0-96.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,921 17 1.0 0.6- 1.7 26 1.5 1.0- 2.4 1,878 97.5 96.5-98.2
Regional City or Suburban 1,422 28 3.0 2.0- 4.5 17 1.5 0.9- 2.5 1,377 95.5 93.9-96.8
Rural 3,186 98 3.7 2.9- 4.6 80 3.3 2.5- 4.3 3,008 93.1 91.8-94.2

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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.

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