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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 160 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1 33 33.4 17.3-54.6 125 65.6 44.9-81.7
Buncombe 164 4 7.1 2.4-19.2 37 29.9 21.6-39.8 123 63.0 52.7-72.2
Cabarrus 145 7 8.2 2.8-21.8 41 24.8 17.3-34.1 97 67.0 55.7-76.6
Catawba 135 4 3.1 1.1- 8.9 32 29.9 20.4-41.6 99 66.9 55.5-76.7
Cumberland 166 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 47 30.0 22.1-39.4 118 68.4 58.9-76.6
Davidson 148 2 2.8 0.7-10.4 40 28.0 19.4-38.7 106 69.2 58.5-78.2
Durham 200 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 53 31.3 22.9-41.1 145 68.3 58.5-76.7
Forsyth 178 5 5.3 1.4-17.8 54 28.2 20.6-37.3 119 66.5 56.3-75.4
Gaston 137 0 0.0 . - . 34 26.8 17.6-38.6 103 73.2 61.4-82.4
Guilford 184 4 2.9 0.8-10.2 46 31.3 21.9-42.5 134 65.9 54.7-75.5
Iredell 183 5 4.7 1.7-12.2 60 32.9 23.6-43.6 118 62.5 51.3-72.5
Johnston 151 6 5.1 2.0-12.5 47 41.3 29.7-54.0 98 53.6 41.5-65.2
Mecklenburg 260 5 3.0 1.1- 7.7 60 22.6 16.6-30.0 195 74.4 66.8-80.8
New Hanover 168 4 3.1 0.9-10.6 48 38.8 28.4-50.3 116 58.1 46.9-68.6
Onslow 153 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 42 36.1 26.9-46.4 110 62.4 52.0-71.7
Orange 152 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8 34 22.5 15.7-31.2 113 74.4 65.6-81.6
Pitt 160 4 9.5 3.3-24.7 47 33.8 25.1-43.9 109 56.7 46.0-66.7
Randolph 140 8 10.2 4.1-23.2 25 19.5 11.8-30.5 107 70.3 57.6-80.5
Robeson 129 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 27 24.6 16.1-35.7 101 74.1 62.9-82.8
Rowan 187 4 3.1 1.0- 9.6 44 25.7 17.0-36.9 139 71.2 59.9-80.3
Union 148 3 1.4 0.4- 5.0 37 21.6 14.4-31.1 108 77.0 67.3-84.5
Wake 268 4 2.0 0.6- 5.9 91 36.7 28.9-45.3 173 61.3 52.7-69.3
Wayne 155 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3 39 31.2 22.0-42.2 113 67.2 56.3-76.5
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,473 24 2.0 1.1- 3.6 412 32.7 28.5-37.2 1,037 65.3 60.7-69.6
Piedmont 2,861 70 4.0 2.6- 6.0 754 29.6 26.8-32.6 2,037 66.4 63.3-69.4
Western NC 1,185 41 6.1 4.0- 9.0 318 29.3 25.6-33.2 826 64.7 60.5-68.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 895 29 5.8 3.4- 9.5 240 30.4 26.4-34.8 626 63.8 59.2-68.2
Northwest 1,156 33 5.1 3.1- 8.4 318 28.8 24.9-33.0 805 66.1 61.5-70.4
Charlotte 740 17 5.0 2.0-12.2 188 24.7 20.0-30.2 535 70.2 63.9-75.9
Greensboro 701 23 4.7 2.6- 8.5 161 27.7 22.0-34.3 517 67.6 61.0-73.6
Southern Regional 484 4 0.8 0.2- 3.2 131 35.3 28.3-42.9 349 63.9 56.3-70.9
Coastal 226 5 4.0 1.0-14.7 73 32.6 23.2-43.7 148 63.4 51.8-73.7
Wake 671 14 2.6 1.3- 5.4 204 36.8 31.0-42.9 453 60.6 54.5-66.4
Area L 49 0 0.0 . - . 9 27.1 11.7-51.0 40 72.9 49.0-88.3
Eastern 597 10 2.0 0.9- 4.4 160 29.3 23.2-36.3 427 68.7 61.7-74.9

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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