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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,112 48 5.0 3.5- 7.1 24 2.6 1.6- 4.2 1,040 92.4 89.9-94.3
GENDER
Male 489 40 9.6 6.6-13.8 19 4.2 2.4- 7.3 430 86.2 81.6-89.8
Female 623 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 960 40 5.3 3.6- 7.6 18 2.4 1.3- 4.2 902 92.3 89.6-94.4
Non-Hispanic Black 38 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 168 *** *** *** *** *** *** 150 88.4 80.9-93.2
35-44 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** 150 91.5 85.6-95.1
55-64 235 *** *** *** *** *** *** 221 94.6 90.7-96.9
65-74 253 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 311 *** *** *** *** *** *** 292 92.1 86.6-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 308 19 5.3 3.1- 9.1 *** *** *** 279 91.0 86.2-94.2
College Graduate 372 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 197 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 176 88.5 79.9-93.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 355 20 4.6 2.8- 7.7 *** *** *** 331 93.9 90.2-96.2
No 752 28 5.2 3.3- 8.1 20 3.1 1.8- 5.2 704 91.7 88.5-94.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 157 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 953 44 5.1 3.5- 7.3 18 2.4 1.4- 4.2 891 92.5 89.9-94.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 261 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 851 41 5.6 3.8- 8.3 22 3.3 2.0- 5.5 788 91.0 87.9-93.4

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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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