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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 200 2 0.4 0.1- 1.9 53 31.2 23.0-40.7 145 68.4 58.9-76.6
GENDER
Male 83 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 29 30.7 19.7-44.3 52 68.5 54.8-79.6
Female 117 0 0.0 . - . 24 31.7 20.6-45.4 93 68.3 54.6-79.4
RACE
White 130 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7 34 35.3 24.3-48.1 94 63.9 51.1-74.9
Other 67 0 0.0 . - . 18 26.6 15.9-41.1 49 73.4 58.9-84.1
AGE
18-44 64 0 0.0 . - . 22 35.2 22.6-50.2 42 64.8 49.8-77.4
45+ 132 2 1.1 0.2- 4.6 31 26.5 18.6-36.3 99 72.4 62.6-80.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 56 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 12 28.7 15.1-47.7 43 70.9 52.0-84.5
Some College + 144 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 41 32.5 23.2-43.5 102 67.0 56.1-76.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 16 25.3 14.1-41.0 68 74.4 58.8-85.6
$50,000+ 96 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 32 37.6 26.1-50.7 63 61.8 48.7-73.3

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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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