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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,886 47 1.9 1.4- 2.7 29 1.1 0.7- 1.6 2,810 97.0 96.2-97.7
GENDER
Male 1,308 39 3.6 2.5- 5.1 22 1.8 1.1- 2.8 1,247 94.6 92.9-95.9
Female 1,578 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,871 36 2.5 1.7- 3.6 22 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,813 96.2 94.9-97.1
Non-Hispanic Black 574 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 26 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 654 *** *** *** *** *** *** 630 95.8 93.5-97.3
35-44 425 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 511 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 499 *** *** *** *** *** *** 482 96.9 94.6-98.2
65-74 470 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 288 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 708 21 3.1 1.9- 5.1 16 2.7 1.6- 4.6 671 94.1 91.7-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 805 *** *** *** *** *** *** 786 97.5 95.8-98.5
College Graduate 1,086 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 449 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 267 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 306 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 382 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 783 *** *** *** *** *** *** 762 96.8 94.8-98.0
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 584 *** *** *** *** *** *** 566 96.4 93.7-98.0
No 1,910 27 1.7 1.1- 2.6 21 1.2 0.7- 1.9 1,862 97.1 96.1-97.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 717 *** *** *** *** *** *** 695 97.5 96.1-98.4
No 2,151 38 2.2 1.6- 3.2 16 0.9 0.5- 1.6 2,097 96.9 95.8-97.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 336 *** *** *** *** *** *** 320 95.2 92.1-97.1
Non-Veteran 2,548 37 1.8 1.3- 2.6 23 0.9 0.6- 1.5 2,488 97.2 96.3-97.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,593 *** *** *** *** *** *** 1,566 98.0 96.9-98.7
Regional City or Suburban County 734 15 2.6 1.5- 4.5 *** *** *** 709 95.9 93.8-97.3
Rural 559 15 2.6 1.5- 4.5 *** *** *** 535 95.9 93.5-97.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,585 35 2.6 1.8- 3.8 18 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,532 96.0 94.7-97.1
Unemployed 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 704 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unable to Work 194 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 270 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 220 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 386 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 177 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,485 27 2.3 1.5- 3.5 17 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,441 96.4 95.0-97.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 781 17 2.3 1.4- 3.9 *** *** *** 753 96.2 94.4-97.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,008 26 1.6 1.0- 2.6 16 0.9 0.5- 1.5 1,966 97.5 96.4-98.2

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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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