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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 148 2 2.7 0.7-10.4 40 28.0 19.7-38.3 106 69.2 58.8-78.0
GENDER
Male 61 1 3.1 0.4-18.8 21 33.8 21.0-49.5 39 63.1 47.4-76.5
Female 87 1 2.4 0.3-15.1 19 22.3 12.6-36.3 67 75.3 61.1-85.5
RACE
White 137 2 3.0 0.7-11.2 39 30.2 21.2-41.0 96 66.9 56.0-76.2
Other 11 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.5 0.4-22.7 10 96.5 77.3-99.6
AGE
18-44 32 1 3.9 0.5-23.2 9 32.0 16.3-53.1 22 64.1 43.4-80.6
45+ 115 1 2.0 0.3-12.8 31 25.7 17.7-35.7 83 72.4 62.0-80.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 86 2 5.0 1.3-18.0 22 25.8 16.5-37.8 62 69.2 56.5-79.5
Some College + 62 0 0.0 . - . 18 30.8 17.3-48.5 44 69.2 51.5-82.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 2 5.0 1.2-17.9 21 24.4 14.2-38.6 66 70.6 56.2-81.8
$50,000+ 46 0 0.0 . - . 17 36.3 21.7-54.0 29 63.7 46.0-78.3

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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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