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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Randolph 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
-Randolph County 140 8 9.7 4.0-21.6 25 19.0 11.8-29.3 107 71.3 59.4-80.9
GENDER
Male 52 4 14.9 5.3-35.6 11 16.8 8.3-31.2 37 68.3 49.8-82.3
Female 88 4 3.6 1.3- 9.6 14 21.6 11.2-37.5 70 74.8 59.5-85.8
RACE
White 126 7 10.8 4.3-24.4 21 17.9 10.6-28.5 98 71.4 58.5-81.5
Other 13 1 3.0 0.4-20.1 3 23.6 5.7-61.3 9 73.4 37.5-92.7
AGE
18-44 33 3 15.2 4.8-39.3 8 21.9 9.7-42.2 22 62.9 41.1-80.4
45+ 107 5 4.8 1.9-11.9 17 16.5 9.9-26.2 85 78.7 68.4-86.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 79 6 17.1 6.8-36.6 13 16.0 8.1-29.2 60 66.9 50.1-80.4
Some College + 61 2 1.6 0.4- 7.0 12 22.3 11.3-39.4 47 76.0 59.1-87.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 74 5 7.9 2.9-19.6 12 20.5 10.5-36.3 57 71.6 56.1-83.3
$50,000+ 37 1 1.5 0.2-10.3 8 23.4 10.1-45.4 28 75.1 53.3-88.8

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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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