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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 3,280 44 1.8 1.3- 2.5 55 2.0 1.5- 2.7 3,181 96.2 95.3-97.0
GENDER
Male 1,398 41 3.6 2.6- 5.0 42 3.3 2.4- 4.5 1,315 93.1 91.3-94.6
Female 1,882 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,117 38 2.4 1.7- 3.4 36 2.2 1.5- 3.1 2,043 95.4 94.1-96.5
Non-Hispanic Black 673 *** *** *** *** *** *** 657 97.0 94.8-98.3
Other 442 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 666 *** *** *** 15 2.2 1.2- 3.7 641 96.0 93.8-97.4
35-44 506 *** *** *** *** *** *** 490 96.1 93.4-97.7
45-54 619 *** *** *** *** *** *** 603 96.8 94.5-98.2
55-64 602 *** *** *** *** *** *** 584 96.8 94.8-98.1
65-74 507 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 333 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 *** *** *** *** *** *** 323 94.9 91.3-97.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 813 13 1.9 1.1- 3.3 21 2.8 1.8- 4.4 779 95.3 93.3-96.7
Some Post-H.S. 856 15 2.5 1.4- 4.3 14 2.0 1.1- 3.5 827 95.6 93.4-97.1
College Graduate 1,253 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,232 98.2 97.2-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 500 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 277 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 350 *** *** *** *** *** *** 331 93.5 89.4-96.1
$50,000- 74,999 387 *** *** *** *** *** *** 374 95.7 92.4-97.6
$75,000+ 825 *** *** *** *** *** *** 810 98.3 97.0-99.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 742 *** *** *** *** *** *** 719 96.0 93.4-97.6
No 2,525 34 1.7 1.2- 2.5 42 2.0 1.5- 2.8 2,449 96.2 95.2-97.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 366 *** *** *** *** *** *** 342 92.1 88.0-94.9
Non-Veteran 2,902 32 1.4 1.0- 2.1 43 1.9 1.3- 2.6 2,827 96.7 95.7-97.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,761 14 1.0 0.5- 1.7 25 1.6 1.1- 2.5 1,722 97.4 96.4-98.2
Regional City or Suburban 872 16 3.1 1.8- 5.2 *** *** *** 844 95.2 92.9-96.8
Rural 647 *** *** *** 18 3.6 2.1- 6.1 615 94.3 91.6-96.2

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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.

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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