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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Snus is a moist, smokeless tobacco, usually sold in small pouches, that is placed under the lip against the gum.
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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 710 13 1.9 0.9- 4.1 141 22.8 18.4-27.9 556 75.3 70.1-79.8
GENDER
Male 232 6 3.1 1.1- 8.3 58 24.7 17.7-33.4 168 72.1 63.2-79.6
Female 478 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7 83 21.4 16.1-27.7 388 77.6 71.2-82.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 1 26.7 3.2-80.3 1 43.3 6.5-89.4 1 30.0 3.7-82.9
Non-Hispanic 707 12 1.8 0.8- 3.9 140 22.7 18.3-27.7 555 75.6 70.4-80.1
AGE
18-24 39 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 17 39.5 23.2-58.4 21 59.6 40.6-76.0
25-34 81 5 8.0 3.0-19.3 23 31.9 19.6-47.4 53 60.1 45.3-73.4
35-44 103 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 21 13.4 7.5-22.9 79 85.7 76.2-91.8
45-54 156 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 25 18.2 11.0-28.7 129 81.3 70.9-88.6
55-64 166 0 0.0 . - . 27 21.9 13.8-32.9 139 78.1 67.1-86.2
65+ 161 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 27 15.9 10.1-24.3 132 83.5 75.1-89.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 122 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 18 15.3 7.5-28.6 103 84.6 71.2-92.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 239 5 1.0 0.4- 2.7 49 26.8 18.9-36.5 185 72.2 62.5-80.2
Some Post-H.S. 169 3 3.1 0.8-11.4 35 21.3 13.2-32.7 131 75.6 64.0-84.4
College Graduate 180 4 2.9 0.9- 8.6 39 23.6 16.4-32.7 137 73.6 64.2-81.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 26 17.1 10.0-27.8 113 82.2 71.5-89.4
$15,000- 24,999 158 0 0.0 . - . 29 21.2 13.3-31.9 129 78.8 68.1-86.7
$25,000- 34,999 76 2 2.5 0.5-11.6 16 25.0 12.1-44.6 58 72.5 53.4-85.9
$35,000-49,999 81 0 0.0 . - . 15 16.7 9.1-28.7 66 83.3 71.3-90.9
$50,000- 74,999 93 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 21 27.7 16.3-42.9 71 71.4 56.3-82.9
$75,000+ 78 5 9.3 3.3-23.4 20 23.9 13.9-37.9 53 66.9 52.1-78.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 281 5 0.9 0.3- 2.4 45 16.4 10.8-24.3 231 82.7 74.9-88.5
No 419 8 2.5 1.1- 5.9 94 26.0 20.2-32.7 317 71.5 64.7-77.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 89 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 22 23.4 13.4-37.5 66 75.3 61.1-85.6
Non-Veteran 621 12 2.0 0.9- 4.4 119 22.7 18.1-28.2 490 75.3 69.7-80.1

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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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