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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 184 4 2.8 0.7-10.1 46 31.6 22.2-42.8 134 65.6 54.5-75.2
GENDER
Male 73 1 3.4 0.5-20.3 22 34.0 19.7-51.8 50 62.7 45.3-77.3
Female 111 3 2.2 0.6- 7.4 24 28.9 18.9-41.4 84 69.0 56.6-79.2
RACE
White 132 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 34 27.7 19.5-37.8 97 71.3 61.2-79.6
Other 51 3 5.8 1.2-24.2 11 29.3 15.2-48.9 37 64.9 45.8-80.2
AGE
18-44 44 2 5.2 1.1-21.6 14 40.4 23.3-60.3 28 54.4 35.5-72.0
45+ 136 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3 30 22.9 15.7-32.1 104 76.3 67.1-83.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 71 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 15 30.8 14.9-53.2 54 68.0 46.1-84.1
Some College + 113 2 3.7 0.8-15.8 31 32.0 21.5-44.8 80 64.3 51.5-75.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 95 3 2.0 0.6- 7.1 23 30.5 17.3-48.0 69 67.4 50.4-80.9
$50,000+ 68 1 4.4 0.6-25.1 19 34.1 20.4-51.2 48 61.5 44.7-76.0

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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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