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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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 3 597 14 2.2 1.2- 3.9 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1 567 93.7 90.6-95.9
GENDER
Male 264 13 4.6 2.5- 8.1 13 6.8 3.7-12.2 238 88.6 83.0-92.6
Female 333 *** *** *** *** *** *** 329 98.3 93.5-99.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 468 14 2.9 1.6- 5.1 *** *** *** 444 93.0 89.1-95.6
Non-Hispanic Black 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** 70 97.9 91.8-99.5
Other 55 *** *** *** *** *** *** 51 93.3 81.0-97.8
AGE
18-44 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** 162 91.7 85.8-95.3
44-64 229 *** *** *** *** *** *** 219 95.2 89.4-97.9
65+ 186 *** *** *** *** *** *** 181 95.2 87.4-98.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 242 *** *** *** *** *** *** 227 93.1 88.1-96.1
Some College + 353 *** *** *** *** *** *** 338 94.2 89.5-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 302 *** *** *** *** *** *** 286 94.2 89.5-96.8
$50,000+ 190 *** *** *** *** *** *** 181 93.5 87.0-96.9

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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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