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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 145 7 7.9 2.8-20.3 41 24.8 17.4-34.1 97 67.3 56.2-76.8
GENDER
Male 53 3 11.7 2.7-38.5 19 29.2 17.0-45.4 31 59.1 40.5-75.5
Female 92 4 4.8 1.5-14.2 22 21.3 13.1-32.8 66 73.8 61.4-83.3
RACE
White 110 4 9.3 2.5-29.2 33 32.0 22.4-43.4 73 58.7 46.1-70.3
Other 31 3 5.8 1.4-20.7 6 11.4 4.3-26.6 22 82.9 65.4-92.5
AGE
18-44 45 5 13.1 4.3-33.6 11 16.1 8.1-29.5 29 70.8 52.6-84.1
45+ 100 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 30 35.8 25.6-47.5 68 62.9 51.3-73.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 2 1.3 0.3- 5.6 18 23.4 13.0-38.5 41 75.3 60.1-86.0
Some College + 83 5 12.9 4.4-32.5 22 24.7 15.4-37.1 56 62.4 47.4-75.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 20 23.6 14.1-36.8 49 75.2 61.9-85.0
$50,000+ 48 5 20.9 7.4-46.5 13 28.0 15.6-44.9 30 51.1 33.7-68.3

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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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