Percentage of Men Who Reported They Currently Use
Chewing Tobacco or Snuff

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 170 10.5 0.9 8.8 12.2
  . . . . .
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 20 16.2 3.6 9.2 23.2
25-34 years 54 16.5 2.2 12.3 20.7
35-44 years 49 12.8 1.8 9.2 16.4
45-54 years 22 5.9 1.3 3.3 8.5
55-64 years 16 7.6 2.0 3.7 11.5
65+ years 9 2.8 1.0 0.8 4.7
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 157 11.6 1.0 9.7 13.5
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 1 2.6 2.5 0.0 7.6
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 2 3.1 2.1 0.0 7.3
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 2 14.3 9.5 0.0 32.8
Hispanic 7 6.9 2.7 1.5 12.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 8 8.5 3.0 2.6 14.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 66 13.2 1.6 10.0 16.5
Some College 59 12.0 1.8 8.5 15.4
College Graduate 37 6.7 1.2 4.4 8.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 9 16.4 6.3 4.1 28.8
$15,000 - $24,999 19 7.5 1.9 3.8 11.2
$25,000 - $34,999 23 8.9 2.0 5.0 12.8
$35,000 - $49,999 43 13.5 2.1 9.3 17.6
$50,000+ 62 10.1 1.3 7.5 12.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 150 11.8 1.0 9.8 13.7
Out of Work 6 13.7 5.6 2.7 24.6
Homemaker / Student 5 16.6 7.8 1.2 32.0
Retired 9 3.2 1.1 1.0 5.4
Unable to Work 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 112 9.9 0.9 8.1 11.7
Divorced / Separated 25 10.2 2.3 5.6 14.8
Widowed 6 8.5 3.4 1.7 15.2
Never Married 27 13.7 3.0 7.9 19.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 21 8.7 2.0 4.8 12.6
Living without a Disability 149 10.8 0.9 9.0 12.7
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 14 19.3 5.2 9.2 29.5
Rural 25 9.4 1.9 5.6 13.3
Densely-settled Rural 37 15.7 2.8 10.3 21.1
Semi-urban 36 10.6 1.9 6.8 14.4
Urban 56 7.9 1.1 5.8 10.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 6 3.5 1.5 0.6 6.5
No Diabetes 164 11.0 0.9 9.2 12.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 46 10.2 1.7 6.8 13.6
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 80 10.3 1.2 7.9 12.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 42 11.3 1.8 7.8 14.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 14 14.6 3.9 7.1 22.2
No Current Asthma 155 10.1 0.9 8.4 11.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 22 11.5 2.7 6.3 16.7
Excellent to Good 148 10.4 0.9 8.6 12.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 12 15.7 4.6 6.7 24.8
<14 days mental health not good 157 10.3 0.9 8.6 12.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 18 10.6 2.5 5.6 15.6
Insured 151 10.4 0.9 8.6 12.2

Numerator: Male respondents who reported they have ever tried or used any smokeless
tobacco products and currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day or some days
Denominator: All male respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals