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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 135 4 3.2 1.1- 9.2 32 29.8 20.4-41.2 99 67.0 55.7-76.6
GENDER
Male 58 2 4.5 1.1-16.5 22 43.1 28.2-59.3 34 52.4 36.8-67.5
Female 77 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8 10 14.7 7.3-27.5 65 83.6 70.9-91.4
RACE
White 126 4 3.6 1.2-10.3 30 30.5 20.6-42.6 92 65.9 54.0-76.0
Other 8 0 0.0 . - . 2 28.1 6.6-68.4 6 71.9 31.6-93.4
AGE
18-44 28 1 3.2 0.4-19.9 11 43.0 23.9-64.5 16 53.8 33.0-73.3
45+ 105 3 3.3 0.9-11.1 21 21.8 14.3-31.8 81 74.9 64.5-83.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 65 0 0.0 . - . 14 31.0 16.7-50.1 51 69.0 49.9-83.3
Some College + 70 4 6.4 2.2-17.4 18 28.6 18.2-41.8 48 65.0 51.6-76.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 14 28.9 15.4-47.7 51 70.1 51.5-83.7
$50,000+ 49 3 6.6 2.0-19.9 17 33.5 21.1-48.6 29 60.0 44.6-73.6

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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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