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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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
-MALES 2,105 83 6.3 4.4- 8.8 727 36.2 32.8-39.9 1,295 57.5 53.8-61.1
RACE
White 1,711 70 7.3 5.0-10.7 617 39.6 35.7-43.6 1,024 53.1 49.1-57.1
African American 232 6 3.1 1.1- 8.3 58 24.7 17.7-33.4 168 72.1 63.2-79.6
Other Minorities 147 6 4.3 1.5-11.9 46 29.7 19.0-43.3 95 65.9 52.3-77.4
AGE
18-24 83 14 18.2 8.6-34.5 38 35.9 23.4-50.6 31 45.9 30.9-61.7
25-34 182 17 8.4 4.8-14.4 83 45.0 35.1-55.4 82 46.5 36.5-56.8
35-44 287 17 6.9 3.6-12.9 100 36.1 28.7-44.2 170 57.0 48.8-64.8
45-54 421 14 2.4 1.3- 4.2 139 33.7 27.6-40.5 268 63.9 57.2-70.1
55-64 474 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3 166 35.9 30.2-42.1 303 63.2 57.1-69.0
65+ 647 15 2.9 1.4- 5.7 200 28.9 24.2-34.0 432 68.3 62.9-73.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 277 10 9.4 3.1-25.0 78 26.6 17.8-37.7 189 64.0 51.3-75.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 581 25 5.3 3.2- 8.7 195 39.5 32.6-46.9 361 55.1 48.0-62.1
Some Post-H.S. 508 22 7.9 4.6-13.5 176 35.3 28.9-42.2 310 56.8 49.7-63.6
College Graduate 736 26 4.2 2.6- 6.8 277 38.8 33.6-44.3 433 57.0 51.5-62.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 7 6.9 2.4-18.0 47 37.3 24.3-52.3 121 55.9 41.6-69.2
$15,000- 24,999 330 13 4.0 2.0- 7.8 91 30.4 22.5-39.7 226 65.6 56.2-73.9
$25,000- 34,999 195 5 1.8 0.6- 4.8 64 45.1 32.3-58.6 126 53.2 39.9-65.9
$35,000- 49,999 266 13 6.6 3.4-12.2 83 25.8 19.2-33.7 170 67.7 59.1-75.2
$50,000- 74,999 321 8 3.3 1.1- 9.6 117 38.0 29.7-47.2 196 58.6 49.5-67.2
$75,000+ 599 31 11.0 6.3-18.5 257 39.4 33.7-45.5 311 49.6 43.2-55.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 713 27 4.7 2.9- 7.5 203 28.9 23.5-34.9 483 66.4 60.3-72.1
No 1,381 54 6.6 4.3-10.0 521 39.3 35.0-43.7 806 54.1 49.6-58.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 730 25 4.1 2.5- 6.6 230 36.3 30.7-42.3 475 59.6 53.7-65.3
Non-Veteran 1,370 58 7.0 4.7-10.3 492 35.7 31.6-40.0 820 57.3 52.8-61.7

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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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