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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

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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%)
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
-Onslow County 153 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 42 36.3 26.5-47.4 110 62.5 51.4-72.3
GENDER
Male 43 1 3.0 0.4-18.8 22 59.1 38.6-77.0 20 37.8 20.6-58.8
Female 110 0 0.0 . - . 20 20.9 13.4-31.0 90 79.1 69.0-86.6
RACE
White 122 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 34 37.9 26.4-50.8 87 60.4 47.5-72.0
Other 30 0 0.0 . - . 7 30.8 14.5-53.9 23 69.2 46.1-85.5
AGE
18-44 56 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 23 45.2 30.0-61.3 32 52.7 36.8-68.1
45+ 96 0 0.0 . - . 19 24.5 15.2-36.8 77 75.5 63.2-84.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 1 3.4 0.5-20.6 15 41.1 23.4-61.5 39 55.5 36.0-73.4
Some College + 97 0 0.0 . - . 27 33.8 23.2-46.3 70 66.2 53.7-76.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 82 1 2.4 0.3-15.5 18 23.5 13.2-38.4 63 74.0 58.9-85.0
$50,000+ 52 0 0.0 . - . 19 48.0 33.6-62.7 33 52.0 37.3-66.4

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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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