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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Other Tobacco Products--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,808 111 3.7 2.6- 5.1 1,274 30.1 27.9-32.4 3,423 66.2 63.8-68.5
No 699 24 4.0 2.4- 6.6 206 31.8 26.0-38.2 469 64.2 57.7-70.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 88 3 2.1 0.6- 7.1 19 26.4 12.9-46.4 66 71.5 51.8-85.4
Recommended Range 1,731 46 4.2 2.8- 6.4 467 32.8 28.9-36.9 1,218 63.0 58.8-66.9
Overweight 1,919 51 4.1 2.8- 5.9 532 30.6 27.2-34.2 1,336 65.3 61.6-68.9
Obese 1,530 32 3.0 1.3- 7.0 421 30.7 26.8-35.0 1,077 66.3 61.7-70.5
Current Smoker
No 4,547 99 3.2 2.2- 4.6 1,200 29.5 27.2-31.9 3,248 67.3 64.8-69.7
Yes 945 35 5.8 3.6- 9.2 276 34.1 29.2-39.4 634 60.0 54.6-65.2
History of CVD**
Yes 662 7 1.1 0.5- 2.5 157 25.1 20.2-30.7 498 73.8 68.2-78.8
No 4,806 126 3.9 2.9- 5.3 1,315 30.9 28.6-33.2 3,365 65.2 62.8-67.6
Binge Drinker
No 4,990 117 3.3 2.5- 4.3 1,263 28.2 26.1-30.5 3,610 68.5 66.2-70.7
Yes 472 17 6.7 2.8-15.2 201 41.6 34.2-49.4 254 51.7 43.7-59.5
Heavy Drinker
No 5,223 126 3.6 2.7- 4.9 1,377 29.8 27.7-32.0 3,720 66.6 64.2-68.8
Yes 211 6 3.8 1.5- 9.8 80 38.6 26.9-51.7 125 57.6 44.7-69.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 618 12 2.4 1.1- 5.4 178 32.7 26.8-39.2 428 64.9 58.3-70.9
No 4,792 122 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,285 30.4 28.1-32.8 3,385 65.7 63.2-68.0
Current Asthma
Yes 458 15 4.1 1.8- 8.9 102 32.6 24.9-41.4 341 63.3 54.6-71.1
No 5,032 120 3.7 2.7- 5.0 1,371 30.1 28.0-32.4 3,541 66.2 63.8-68.4
Disability
Yes 1,949 48 3.1 2.1- 4.5 462 26.4 23.1-30.1 1,439 70.5 66.8-73.9
No 3,534 84 3.8 2.6- 5.5 1,012 32.1 29.5-34.9 2,438 64.1 61.2-66.8

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*Asked of all respondents regardless of smoking status.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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