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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Males

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
-MALES 2,891 126 4.8 3.9- 5.9 71 2.5 1.9- 3.3 2,694 92.7 91.4-93.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,946 113 6.5 5.2- 8.1 50 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,783 90.6 88.8-92.1
Non-Hispanic Black 495 *** *** *** 12 2.1 1.1- 3.9 476 97.0 95.1-98.2
Other 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 653 32 5.5 3.6- 8.1 25 4.0 2.6- 6.0 596 90.6 87.5-92.9
35-44 390 21 5.0 3.0- 8.2 *** *** *** 359 92.6 89.0-95.1
45-54 479 30 5.8 3.9- 8.6 14 2.0 1.1- 3.5 435 92.2 89.2-94.4
55-64 559 22 4.9 2.9- 8.3 *** *** *** 527 93.7 90.3-95.9
65-74 521 17 3.4 1.9- 6.0 *** *** *** 499 95.4 92.5-97.2
75+ 254 *** *** *** *** *** *** 245 96.4 92.2-98.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 351 16 4.1 2.2- 7.5 11 2.3 1.2- 4.4 324 93.6 90.0-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 817 48 6.1 4.3- 8.4 26 4.0 2.6- 6.1 743 89.9 87.1-92.2
Some Post-H.S. 799 36 5.4 3.6- 7.9 15 1.9 1.1- 3.2 748 92.7 90.0-94.7
College Graduate 917 25 2.7 1.7- 4.1 19 1.7 1.0- 3.0 873 95.6 93.9-96.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 230 12 4.7 2.4- 9.1 *** *** *** 210 92.8 88.2-95.7
$15,000- 24,999 433 15 3.1 1.6- 6.2 17 5.1 3.0- 8.5 401 91.8 87.7-94.6
$25,000- 34,999 291 15 4.7 2.7- 8.0 *** *** *** 268 92.7 88.8-95.3
$35,000- 49,999 345 19 6.5 3.7-11.1 *** *** *** 317 90.7 85.8-94.0
$50,000- 74,999 407 21 6.4 3.9-10.4 14 3.4 1.9- 6.2 372 90.2 85.8-93.3
$75,000+ 751 30 4.8 3.1- 7.3 11 1.5 0.7- 2.9 710 93.7 91.1-95.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 680 29 4.6 2.7- 7.6 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1 629 92.8 89.7-95.1
No 1,858 78 4.6 3.5- 5.9 40 2.5 1.7- 3.5 1,740 92.9 91.4-94.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 783 28 2.9 1.9- 4.5 25 3.1 2.0- 4.8 730 94.0 91.8-95.6
No 2,098 98 5.4 4.3- 6.8 46 2.4 1.7- 3.3 1,954 92.2 90.6-93.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 836 40 5.0 3.5- 7.1 22 2.8 1.7- 4.5 774 92.2 89.7-94.1
Non-Veteran 2,052 86 4.7 3.7- 6.1 49 2.4 1.8- 3.4 1,917 92.8 91.3-94.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 811 16 2.5 1.4- 4.5 *** *** *** 785 96.2 94.1-97.6
Regional City or Suburban County 640 27 5.0 3.2- 7.5 18 3.4 2.1- 5.6 595 91.6 88.6-93.9
Rural 1,440 83 6.6 5.1- 8.6 43 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,314 90.4 88.2-92.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,698 92 5.9 4.6- 7.5 45 2.8 2.1- 3.9 1,561 91.2 89.4-92.8
Unemployed 124 *** *** *** *** *** *** 115 96.0 92.0-98.0
Retired 726 17 2.4 1.3- 4.2 *** *** *** 699 96.3 94.2-97.6
Unable to Work 227 *** *** *** *** *** *** 208 91.7 85.4-95.4
Other not in Labor Force 104 *** *** *** *** *** *** 100 95.7 88.8-98.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 92.9 82.8-97.3
50% to 100% 256 *** *** *** *** *** *** 238 94.3 90.5-96.7
101% to 150% 409 24 5.6 3.4- 9.1 13 4.0 2.1- 7.4 372 90.4 86.1-93.5
151% to 200% 202 *** *** *** *** *** *** 189 93.4 88.4-96.3
More than 200% 1,493 70 5.7 4.3- 7.5 32 2.2 1.5- 3.3 1,391 92.1 90.1-93.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 555 39 9.2 6.3-13.2 21 3.9 2.4- 6.3 495 86.9 82.6-90.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,054 51 5.6 4.0- 7.8 27 2.5 1.6- 4.0 976 91.8 89.4-93.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,282 36 3.1 2.1- 4.6 23 2.1 1.4- 3.3 1,223 94.8 93.1-96.1

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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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