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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

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Snus is a moist, smokeless tobacco, usually sold in small pouches, that is placed under the lip against the gum.
Have you heard of snus before today?*

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  Total
Respond.^
(Yes)Used snus past 6 months (Yes)Not used snus past 6 months (No)Not heard of snus
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,519 135 3.7 2.8- 5.0 1,484 30.4 28.3-32.6 3,900 65.9 63.6-68.1
-Buncombe County 164 4 6.3 2.2-16.9 37 30.1 21.5-40.2 123 63.6 53.3-72.9
GENDER
Male 58 3 15.2 5.3-36.7 15 23.9 13.7-38.2 40 60.9 44.5-75.1
Female 106 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 22 34.2 22.7-47.9 83 65.5 51.8-76.9
RACE
White 149 4 6.8 2.3-18.2 36 31.9 22.8-42.6 109 61.3 50.5-71.1
Other 14 0 0.0 . - . 1 8.3 1.1-41.7 13 91.7 58.3-98.9
AGE
18-44 40 3 14.0 4.7-35.0 16 46.0 29.4-63.7 21 39.9 25.0-57.0
45+ 123 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8 21 18.0 11.7-26.5 101 81.6 73.1-87.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 1 6.3 0.9-33.1 10 24.9 12.9-42.6 40 68.8 50.0-82.9
Some College + 111 3 6.6 1.8-21.0 26 29.6 19.9-41.7 82 63.8 51.5-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 72 3 10.4 2.9-30.9 13 26.6 14.5-43.5 56 63.1 46.3-77.2
$50,000+ 72 0 0.0 . - . 21 35.2 22.9-49.9 51 64.8 50.1-77.1

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*Asked of all respondents regardless of smoking status.

^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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