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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,364 146 2.6 2.1- 3.1 93 1.5 1.2- 1.9 6,125 96.0 95.3-96.5
-Eastern NC 2,269 51 3.0 2.2- 4.2 40 2.0 1.4- 2.9 2,178 94.9 93.5-96.0
GENDER
Male 1,054 43 5.5 3.9- 7.8 29 3.4 2.3- 5.1 982 91.1 88.5-93.2
Female 1,215 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,196 98.6 97.6-99.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,368 42 4.3 3.0- 6.1 21 1.9 1.1- 3.2 1,305 93.8 91.8-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 610 *** *** *** *** *** *** 591 96.5 94.1-97.9
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 458 *** *** *** 14 3.5 2.0- 6.0 430 93.2 89.9-95.5
35-44 286 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 352 14 5.3 3.0- 9.4 *** *** *** 331 93.2 89.1-95.8
55-64 483 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 439 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 253 *** *** *** *** *** *** 237 94.8 90.9-97.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 692 17 3.1 1.7- 5.4 *** *** *** 663 94.6 91.9-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 688 *** *** *** *** *** *** 663 94.5 91.4-96.5
College Graduate 629 *** *** *** *** *** *** 608 96.2 93.8-97.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 367 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 229 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 328 *** *** *** *** *** *** 308 92.7 87.8-95.7
$50,000- 74,999 272 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 434 *** *** *** *** *** *** 419 95.4 91.9-97.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 657 *** *** *** 17 2.2 1.3- 3.9 629 96.2 94.0-97.6
No 1,413 30 2.9 1.9- 4.4 17 1.6 1.0- 2.8 1,366 95.4 93.7-96.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 742 *** *** *** 18 2.4 1.4- 4.2 709 95.4 93.1-97.0
No 1,520 36 3.5 2.3- 5.1 22 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,462 94.7 92.9-96.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 428 16 5.3 3.0- 9.2 *** *** *** 401 91.8 87.5-94.7
Non-Veteran 1,841 35 2.6 1.7- 3.8 29 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,777 95.6 94.1-96.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 148 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 399 *** *** *** *** *** *** 386 95.1 91.4-97.3
Rural 1,724 43 3.4 2.3- 4.9 32 2.0 1.3- 3.0 1,649 94.6 93.0-95.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,108 33 4.2 2.8- 6.2 20 2.2 1.4- 3.7 1,055 93.6 91.3-95.3
Unemployed 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 628 *** *** *** *** *** *** 613 97.0 94.7-98.3
Unable to Work 269 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 163 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 216 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 357 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 169 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,026 26 4.4 2.8- 6.8 17 1.8 1.0- 3.0 983 93.8 91.3-95.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 785 21 3.9 2.3- 6.7 16 2.4 1.3- 4.1 748 93.7 90.7-95.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,061 23 3.2 2.0- 5.1 19 1.9 1.1- 3.2 1,019 95.0 92.9-96.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 425 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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