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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 578 14 3.6 2.0- 6.4 14 3.1 1.8- 5.3 550 93.3 90.1-95.5
GENDER
Male 272 13 7.2 4.0-12.5 11 5.2 2.8- 9.5 248 87.7 81.7-91.8
Female 306 *** *** *** *** *** *** 302 98.7 96.6-99.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 360 *** *** *** *** *** *** 341 92.2 87.8-95.1
Non-Hispanic Black 117 *** *** *** *** *** *** 111 94.6 88.2-97.6
Other 95 *** *** *** *** *** *** 92 95.9 84.1-99.1
AGE
18-44 186 *** *** *** *** *** *** 172 90.5 84.3-94.4
45-64 210 *** *** *** *** *** *** 203 97.3 94.3-98.7
65+ 180 *** *** *** *** *** *** 174 94.5 88.0-97.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 264 *** *** *** *** *** *** 249 92.8 87.9-95.8
Some College + 313 *** *** *** *** *** *** 300 93.7 88.9-96.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 *** *** *** *** *** *** 284 92.5 87.8-95.5
$50,000+ 165 *** *** *** *** *** *** 157 92.9 85.6-96.6

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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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