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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 11,545 268 2.8 2.3- 3.4 184 2.4 1.9- 3.0 11,093 94.8 94.1-95.5
GENDER
Male 4,314 193 4.8 3.9- 5.9 137 4.2 3.3- 5.3 3,984 91.0 89.5-92.3
Female 7,231 75 0.9 0.6- 1.3 47 0.7 0.4- 1.1 7,109 98.4 97.9-98.8
RACE
White 8,813 198 3.1 2.5- 3.8 139 2.7 2.1- 3.5 8,476 94.2 93.2-95.1
African American 1,823 38 1.8 1.1- 2.8 33 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,752 96.5 95.0-97.5
Native American 270 21 10.2 4.9-20.0 *** *** *** 240 86.9 76.9-92.9
Other Minorities 555 *** *** *** *** *** *** 543 98.6 96.7-99.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 528 *** *** *** *** *** *** 513 96.5 93.3-98.2
-English Speaking 234 *** *** *** *** *** *** 220 90.5 82.0-95.2
-Spanish Speaking 294 *** *** *** *** *** *** 293 99.7 98.0- 100
Non-Hispanic 10,982 258 2.8 2.3- 3.4 176 2.4 1.9- 3.0 10,548 94.8 94.0-95.5
AGE
18-34 1,429 26 2.8 1.8- 4.3 40 3.5 2.4- 5.1 1,363 93.7 91.7-95.3
35-44 1,553 41 3.2 2.2- 4.7 24 1.9 1.1- 3.3 1,488 94.9 93.0-96.2
45-54 2,093 54 2.4 1.6- 3.6 32 1.9 1.2- 2.9 2,007 95.7 94.2-96.8
55-64 2,482 49 2.2 1.4- 3.4 25 1.3 0.7- 2.2 2,408 96.6 95.2-97.6
65-74 2,126 53 3.1 2.0- 5.0 30 2.2 1.3- 3.5 2,043 94.7 92.6-96.2
75+ 1,724 45 3.7 2.4- 5.7 33 3.1 1.7- 5.3 1,646 93.2 90.6-95.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,463 95 6.3 4.5- 8.7 38 2.8 1.6- 4.8 1,330 90.9 88.0-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,311 98 3.4 2.5- 4.6 62 2.8 1.9- 4.0 3,151 93.8 92.2-95.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,902 45 1.7 1.1- 2.6 51 2.5 1.7- 3.6 2,806 95.8 94.5-96.8
College Graduate 3,838 28 1.0 0.5- 1.8 29 1.4 0.8- 2.4 3,781 97.6 96.5-98.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,386 61 3.1 2.2- 4.3 36 3.7 2.2- 6.2 1,289 93.2 90.7-95.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,958 57 3.1 2.0- 4.8 25 2.0 1.2- 3.3 1,876 94.9 93.0-96.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,119 31 4.2 2.4- 7.4 16 1.4 0.7- 2.6 1,072 94.4 91.2-96.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,412 33 2.9 1.8- 4.6 29 3.0 1.8- 5.0 1,350 94.0 91.7-95.8
$50,000-74,999 1,346 19 2.5 1.3- 4.9 28 3.3 2.0- 5.5 1,299 94.2 91.3-96.1
$75,000+ 2,266 26 2.1 1.2- 3.4 21 1.2 0.7- 2.2 2,219 96.7 95.2-97.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,429 100 3.6 2.7- 4.7 48 1.6 1.0- 2.4 3,281 94.9 93.5-95.9
No 7,559 152 2.5 1.9- 3.2 129 2.6 2.0- 3.3 7,278 95.0 94.0-95.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,594 54 4.7 3.1- 7.0 51 4.2 2.7- 6.6 1,489 91.1 88.1-93.4
Non-Veteran 9,946 214 2.5 2.0- 3.1 133 2.1 1.7- 2.7 9,599 95.3 94.6-96.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 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).

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