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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Regions 1 & 2 1,040 39 3.7 2.6- 5.3 19 2.0 1.2- 3.5 982 94.3 92.3-95.8
GENDER
Male 450 36 7.0 4.8-10.1 15 3.4 1.8- 6.3 399 89.6 85.8-92.5
Female 590 *** *** *** *** *** *** 583 98.6 96.9-99.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 899 37 4.0 2.8- 5.8 17 2.2 1.2- 3.9 845 93.8 91.5-95.4
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 94 *** *** *** *** *** *** 92 98.7 95.0-99.7
AGE
18-44 268 15 4.6 2.6- 8.0 *** *** *** 245 92.6 88.3-95.4
45-64 370 13 3.5 1.9- 6.4 *** *** *** 350 94.5 91.0-96.7
65+ 387 11 2.9 1.5- 5.7 *** *** *** 373 96.2 93.3-97.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 424 24 5.3 3.3- 8.3 *** *** *** 392 92.4 88.7-94.9
Some College + 617 15 2.2 1.3- 3.9 11 1.7 0.8- 3.5 591 96.1 93.9-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 535 21 4.6 2.8- 7.5 *** *** *** 505 93.0 89.4-95.4
$50,000+ 321 14 3.7 2.1- 6.6 *** *** *** 302 95.1 92.0-97.1

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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.

^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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