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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 178 5 4.9 1.4-16.2 54 28.1 20.7-37.0 119 67.0 57.1-75.5
GENDER
Male 61 3 8.8 1.9-32.3 25 32.8 20.3-48.4 33 58.3 41.4-73.5
Female 117 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 29 24.1 16.1-34.6 86 74.2 63.7-82.6
RACE
White 126 5 9.1 2.6-27.3 43 38.2 28.5-49.0 78 52.7 41.6-63.5
Other 50 0 0.0 . - . 11 16.7 8.2-31.1 39 83.3 68.9-91.8
AGE
18-44 46 2 7.2 1.3-31.3 15 23.8 13.3-39.0 29 69.0 51.3-82.4
45+ 130 3 2.7 0.9- 8.0 39 32.8 24.4-42.5 88 64.5 54.8-73.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 10 16.6 7.6-32.6 35 82.0 65.9-91.5
Some College + 132 4 6.5 1.6-22.4 44 33.2 24.2-43.6 84 60.3 49.0-70.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 2 2.2 0.5- 8.5 18 25.1 14.5-39.9 45 72.7 57.7-83.9
$50,000+ 86 3 8.4 1.9-30.8 31 33.7 22.7-46.8 52 57.8 43.6-70.9

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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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