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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Region 1 & 2 995 41 5.1 3.4- 7.4 20 2.3 1.3- 3.8 934 92.7 90.1-94.6
GENDER
Male 432 34 9.5 6.3-14.2 16 3.6 2.0- 6.5 382 86.8 81.9-90.6
Female 563 *** *** *** *** *** *** 552 98.0 95.8-99.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 841 33 5.4 3.5- 8.1 16 2.3 1.2- 4.1 792 92.4 89.4-94.6
Non-Hispanic Black 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 99 *** *** *** *** *** *** 90 93.4 86.5-96.9
AGE
18-44 255 15 6.2 3.3-11.4 *** *** *** 233 91.4 85.9-94.8
44-64 357 15 3.8 2.2- 6.6 *** *** *** 334 93.9 90.5-96.1
65+ 372 11 5.1 2.3-10.6 *** *** *** 356 92.9 87.1-96.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 383 20 6.8 3.9-11.5 *** *** *** 355 90.7 85.7-94.1
Some College + 609 21 3.7 2.2- 6.2 12 2.1 1.0- 4.2 576 94.3 91.4-96.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 504 25 6.2 3.9- 9.7 *** *** *** 471 91.5 87.4-94.3
$50,000+ 302 *** *** *** *** *** *** 285 94.2 90.1-96.7

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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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