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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,473 20 0.5 0.3- 0.9 22 0.5 0.3- 0.8 3,431 99.0 98.5-99.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,342 11 0.5 0.2- 1.0 15 0.5 0.3- 1.0 2,316 99.0 98.4-99.4
Non-Hispanic Black 732 *** *** *** *** *** *** 721 98.7 97.3-99.4
Other 59 *** *** *** *** *** *** 56 96.3 88.5-98.8
AGE
18-34 640 *** *** *** *** *** *** 636 99.6 98.9-99.9
35-44 463 *** *** *** *** *** *** 460 99.5 98.4-99.8
45-54 549 *** *** *** *** *** *** 543 98.8 96.8-99.5
55-64 681 *** *** *** *** *** *** 671 99.2 98.4-99.6
65-74 659 *** *** *** *** *** *** 652 98.8 97.2-99.5
75+ 441 *** *** *** *** *** *** 430 96.3 92.6-98.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 341 *** *** *** *** *** *** 328 97.4 94.9-98.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 921 *** *** *** *** *** *** 907 98.6 97.2-99.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,046 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,035 99.3 98.7-99.7
College Graduate 1,157 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,153 99.7 99.2-99.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 *** *** *** *** *** *** 349 98.3 96.4-99.2
$15,000- 24,999 607 *** *** *** *** *** *** 598 98.9 97.6-99.5
$25,000- 34,999 315 *** *** *** *** *** *** 314 99.9 99.3- 100
$35,000- 49,999 430 *** *** *** *** *** *** 427 99.5 98.3-99.9
$50,000- 74,999 417 *** *** *** *** *** *** 416 99.8 98.5- 100
$75,000+ 670 *** *** *** *** *** *** 664 99.2 97.9-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 915 *** *** *** *** *** *** 896 98.3 96.8-99.1
No 2,256 *** *** *** 11 0.5 0.2- 1.0 2,236 99.2 98.6-99.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,074 *** *** *** 16 1.0 0.5- 1.7 1,049 98.3 97.3-98.9
No 2,381 11 0.5 0.2- 0.9 *** *** *** 2,364 99.2 98.6-99.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 99.3 96.6-99.8
Non-Veteran 3,386 20 0.5 0.3- 0.9 20 0.5 0.3- 0.8 3,346 99.0 98.5-99.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 930 *** *** *** *** *** *** 926 99.5 98.6-99.9
Regional City or Suburban County 795 *** *** *** *** *** *** 790 99.2 98.0-99.7
Rural 1,748 15 0.8 0.5- 1.5 18 0.8 0.5- 1.5 1,715 98.3 97.5-98.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,555 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,546 99.4 98.8-99.7
Unemployed 129 *** *** *** *** *** *** 128 99.5 96.4-99.9
Retired 1,012 *** *** *** *** *** *** 994 98.2 96.8-99.0
Unable to Work 358 *** *** *** *** *** *** 349 98.0 95.3-99.2
Other not in Labor Force 405 *** *** *** *** *** *** 400 99.0 97.1-99.7
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 144 *** *** *** *** *** *** 141 99.2 97.6-99.8
50% to 100% 315 *** *** *** *** *** *** 308 98.1 95.8-99.2
101% to 150% 545 *** *** *** *** *** *** 539 99.3 98.1-99.7
151% to 200% 229 *** *** *** *** *** *** 228 99.8 98.7- 100
More than 200% 1,544 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,533 99.4 98.8-99.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 712 *** *** *** *** *** *** 700 98.8 97.7-99.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,263 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,243 98.6 97.6-99.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,498 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,488 99.3 98.5-99.6

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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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