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 154 10.0 0.9 8.3 11.7
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AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 14 11.6 3.2 5.3 17.9
25-34 years 39 15.2 2.4 10.5 19.9
35-44 years 44 14.0 2.2 9.8 18.3
45-54 years 26 7.8 1.6 4.6 11.0
55-64 years 11 4.6 1.4 1.9 7.4
65+ years 20 4.0 0.9 2.2 5.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 5 5.4 2.5 0.6 10.3
Non-Hispanic 148 10.4 0.9 8.6 12.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 141 10.4 0.9 8.5 12.2
Black Only 3 5.0 3.0 0.0 10.9
Other Race Only 9 7.6 2.8 2.1 13.1
More than One Race 1 7.0 6.9 0.0 20.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 12 18.0 5.8 6.5 29.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 50 12.1 1.9 8.5 15.8
Some College 52 11.5 1.7 8.2 14.8
College Graduate 40 5.9 1.0 4.0 7.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 8 6.0 2.3 1.5 10.4
$15,000 - $24,999 25 12.3 2.7 7.0 17.6
$25,000 - $34,999 23 10.7 2.4 6.1 15.3
$35,000 - $49,999 31 11.5 2.1 7.3 15.6
$50,000+ 60 10.9 1.5 7.9 13.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 127 11.7 1.1 9.6 13.8
Out of Work 5 11.1 4.9 1.4 20.8
Homemaker / Student 2 6.7 5.4 0.0 17.2
Retired 18 4.0 1.0 2.1 5.9
Unable to Work 2 2.1 1.5 0.0 5.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 17 3.8 1.0 1.9 5.7
1-19 Hours 3 13.7 8.2 0.0 29.9
20-39 Hours 4 2.3 1.2 0.0 4.8
40 + Hours 122 12.6 1.2 10.3 14.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 98 10.6 1.1 8.5 12.7
Divorced / Separated 24 11.3 2.4 6.6 16.0
Widowed 8 6.3 2.2 1.9 10.7
Never Married 24 8.0 2.2 3.7 12.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 24 6.9 1.6 3.8 10.0
Living without a Disability 129 10.6 1.0 8.6 12.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 13 13.1 3.8 5.7 20.6
Rural 28 15.7 3.0 9.8 21.6
Densely-settled Rural 38 17.3 3.0 11.4 23.1
Semi-urban 34 11.7 2.1 7.5 15.8
Urban 41 5.1 0.9 3.3 6.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 15 16.8 4.6 7.8 25.7
No Diabetes 138 9.5 0.9 7.8 11.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 33 7.1 1.5 4.2 9.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 77 11.0 1.3 8.4 13.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 44 12.3 1.9 8.4 16.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 12 12.9 3.9 5.2 20.6
No Current Asthma 142 9.9 0.9 8.1 11.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 18 9.6 2.7 4.4 14.9
Excellent to Good 136 10.0 0.9 8.2 11.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 12 14.1 4.2 5.9 22.4
<14 days mental health not good 141 9.7 0.9 8.0 11.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 13 9.3 2.7 4.0 14.5
Insured 141 10.1 0.9 8.3 11.9

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
 
On Questionnaire Split B