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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,227 *** *** *** 16 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,197 97.9 96.9-98.6
GENDER
Male 495 *** *** *** *** *** *** 476 97.0 95.1-98.2
Female 732 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 262 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 214 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 266 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 190 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 428 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 335 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 305 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 259 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 137 *** *** *** *** *** *** 137 100 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 328 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 828 *** *** *** *** *** *** 811 98.2 96.9-98.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 394 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 829 *** *** *** *** *** *** 813 98.3 97.0-99.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 149 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,078 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,052 98.0 96.9-98.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 436 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 235 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Rural 556 *** *** *** *** *** *** 536 96.7 94.5-98.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 602 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 285 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 244 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 420 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 322 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 372 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 533 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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.

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