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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 650 21 4.9 3.0- 7.7 15 2.6 1.4- 4.8 614 92.5 89.2-94.8
GENDER
Male 271 18 8.8 5.3-14.3 11 3.8 1.8- 7.8 242 87.4 81.5-91.6
Female 379 *** *** *** *** *** *** 372 97.6 94.7-98.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 430 18 5.9 3.5- 9.7 *** *** *** 403 92.0 88.0-94.7
Non-Hispanic Black 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** 117 93.0 80.2-97.8
Other 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** 85 94.8 85.5-98.3
AGE
18-44 208 *** *** *** *** *** *** 191 89.9 83.9-93.8
44-64 240 *** *** *** *** *** *** 229 95.3 90.6-97.7
65+ 192 *** *** *** *** *** *** 184 93.9 86.0-97.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 274 16 8.4 5.0-13.9 *** *** *** 249 87.3 81.2-91.6
Some College + 374 *** *** *** *** *** *** 363 97.1 94.0-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 311 12 6.8 3.8-12.0 *** *** *** 289 89.2 83.5-93.1
$50,000+ 205 *** *** *** *** *** *** 198 96.6 91.4-98.7

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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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