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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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
Region 6 546 14 3.0 1.7- 5.2 12 2.1 1.1- 3.8 520 95.0 92.4-96.7
GENDER
Male 241 12 5.8 3.3-10.3 *** *** *** 221 90.8 85.8-94.1
Female 305 *** *** *** *** *** *** 299 98.8 97.3-99.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 306 11 4.3 2.4- 7.9 *** *** *** 291 94.6 90.9-96.8
Non-Hispanic Black 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** 152 95.0 88.8-97.8
Other 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** 70 96.1 89.5-98.6
AGE
18-44 209 *** *** *** *** *** *** 199 95.3 91.2-97.5
45-64 175 *** *** *** *** *** *** 164 93.6 88.3-96.6
65+ 156 *** *** *** *** *** *** 151 96.1 89.1-98.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 226 *** *** *** *** *** *** 212 94.8 90.8-97.1
Some College + 318 *** *** *** *** *** *** 306 95.1 91.3-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 287 *** *** *** *** *** *** 273 94.4 90.4-96.8
$50,000+ 159 *** *** *** *** *** *** 150 93.8 88.0-96.9

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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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