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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use-Non-Hispanic White

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 White 4,288 124 3.4 2.7- 4.2 65 1.7 1.2- 2.2 4,099 95.0 94.0-95.8
GENDER
Male 1,946 113 6.5 5.2- 8.1 50 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,783 90.6 88.8-92.1
Female 2,342 *** *** *** *** *** *** 2,316 99.0 98.4-99.4
AGE
18-34 738 28 4.0 2.6- 6.1 21 2.9 1.8- 4.6 689 93.1 90.6-95.0
35-44 479 20 4.2 2.5- 6.9 *** *** *** 451 94.1 91.1-96.2
45-54 659 31 4.2 2.8- 6.3 *** *** *** 620 94.6 92.4-96.3
55-64 877 20 3.1 1.8- 5.4 *** *** *** 845 96.0 93.7-97.5
65-74 931 18 2.1 1.2- 3.6 *** *** *** 907 97.1 95.4-98.2
75+ 567 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 *** *** *** *** *** *** 286 93.4 89.6-95.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,083 45 4.7 3.4- 6.6 20 3.0 1.9- 4.8 1,018 92.3 89.9-94.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,302 37 3.4 2.3- 5.0 16 1.0 0.6- 1.8 1,249 95.6 93.9-96.8
College Graduate 1,582 24 1.6 1.0- 2.4 19 1.1 0.6- 1.9 1,539 97.3 96.2-98.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 *** *** *** *** *** *** 282 94.2 90.4-96.6
$15,000- 24,999 561 *** *** *** 17 3.7 2.1- 6.5 532 94.1 90.8-96.3
$25,000- 34,999 369 13 3.5 2.0- 6.2 *** *** *** 351 94.8 91.6-96.8
$35,000- 49,999 547 *** *** *** *** *** *** 525 95.4 92.4-97.2
$50,000- 74,999 621 21 4.3 2.6- 7.1 *** *** *** 589 93.5 90.3-95.6
$75,000+ 1,176 31 3.3 2.2- 5.0 *** *** *** 1,132 95.5 93.7-96.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,114 29 3.1 1.9- 5.2 20 1.4 0.8- 2.3 1,065 95.5 93.4-96.9
No 2,711 77 3.3 2.5- 4.3 35 1.7 1.1- 2.4 2,599 95.0 93.9-96.0
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,240 25 1.9 1.2- 2.9 26 1.9 1.2- 3.0 1,189 96.2 94.8-97.3
No 3,033 99 3.9 3.1- 5.0 39 1.6 1.1- 2.3 2,895 94.5 93.3-95.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 678 35 5.2 3.5- 7.4 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4 627 92.4 89.6-94.4
Non-Veteran 3,609 89 3.1 2.4- 4.0 49 1.5 1.1- 2.1 3,471 95.4 94.4-96.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 991 *** *** *** *** *** *** 972 97.4 95.6-98.4
Regional City or Suburban County 1,019 29 3.5 2.4- 5.3 14 1.7 1.0- 3.0 976 94.7 92.7-96.2
Rural 2,279 84 4.4 3.4- 5.8 43 2.0 1.4- 2.9 2,152 93.5 92.0-94.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,129 87 4.6 3.6- 5.9 36 2.1 1.5- 3.0 2,006 93.3 91.8-94.5
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,376 19 1.4 0.8- 2.4 *** *** *** 1,342 97.3 96.0-98.2
Unable to Work 329 *** *** *** *** *** *** 308 93.9 89.4-96.6
Other not in Labor Force 314 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 243 *** *** *** *** *** *** 227 96.5 93.8-98.1
101% to 150% 563 22 4.5 2.7- 7.4 *** *** *** 527 92.3 88.8-94.8
151% to 200% 287 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 2,369 67 3.7 2.7- 4.9 30 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,272 94.9 93.6-96.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 786 36 6.8 4.5-10.0 17 2.2 1.2- 3.8 733 91.1 87.7-93.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,686 53 3.7 2.7- 5.1 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,607 94.7 93.1-96.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,817 35 2.3 1.5- 3.4 22 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,760 96.1 94.8-97.1

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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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