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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 3,414 52 1.4 0.9- 2.0 757 25.0 22.6-27.6 2,605 73.6 71.0-76.1
RACE
White 2,737 43 1.5 1.0- 2.3 637 27.1 24.2-30.1 2,057 71.4 68.4-74.3
African American 478 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7 83 21.4 16.1-27.7 388 77.6 71.2-82.9
Other Minorities 188 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 33 12.5 8.0-19.0 153 86.8 80.2-91.4
AGE
18-24 92 2 2.1 0.4- 9.8 39 41.3 28.8-55.0 51 56.6 43.0-69.4
25-34 311 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 103 35.5 28.2-43.4 203 63.3 55.3-70.5
35-44 514 14 1.9 1.0- 3.4 131 22.0 17.6-27.1 369 76.2 71.0-80.7
45-54 596 11 1.3 0.7- 2.7 119 19.5 15.4-24.2 466 79.2 74.4-83.3
55-64 747 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 159 22.6 18.4-27.3 584 77.0 72.3-81.2
65+ 1,114 16 1.4 0.7- 3.1 199 17.6 14.8-20.9 899 81.0 77.5-84.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 408 6 1.4 0.4- 4.6 59 17.9 11.4-27.0 343 80.7 71.6-87.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,011 11 1.3 0.5- 3.4 213 25.1 20.6-30.2 787 73.7 68.5-78.2
Some Post-H.S. 896 16 1.4 0.7- 2.6 208 25.8 21.2-30.9 672 72.9 67.7-77.5
College Graduate 1,094 19 1.4 0.8- 2.4 276 26.7 22.9-30.9 799 71.9 67.7-75.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 444 10 2.5 1.1- 5.6 78 17.4 12.4-23.9 356 80.0 73.3-85.4
$15,000- 24,999 581 9 1.8 0.6- 5.8 128 29.0 21.6-37.6 444 69.2 60.6-76.7
$25,000- 34,999 343 4 1.3 0.3- 5.4 81 29.2 22.0-37.6 258 69.6 61.2-76.8
$35,000- 49,999 426 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 100 22.3 17.2-28.5 323 76.9 70.7-82.1
$50,000- 74,999 481 9 1.6 0.7- 3.4 125 30.5 24.1-37.9 347 67.9 60.6-74.4
$75,000+ 608 10 1.2 0.6- 2.3 150 25.1 20.6-30.1 448 73.8 68.7-78.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,236 21 1.7 0.9- 3.5 259 24.4 20.4-28.9 956 73.9 69.3-78.0
No 2,153 30 1.2 0.8- 1.9 491 25.2 22.3-28.5 1,632 73.6 70.4-76.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 0 0.0 . - . 18 22.0 12.8-35.3 52 78.0 64.7-87.2
Non-Veteran 3,343 52 1.4 0.9- 2.0 739 25.1 22.6-27.7 2,552 73.5 70.9-76.0

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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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