Percentage of Adults Who Currently Use Any Smokeless Tobacco Products

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 138 4.7 0.5 3.7 5.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 135 9.4 1.0 7.5 11.3
Female 3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 5 6.2 2.8 0.7 11.6
25-34 years 21 6.1 1.4 3.4 8.8
35-44 years 33 6.2 1.1 4.0 8.3
45-54 years 33 4.6 0.8 3.0 6.2
55-64 years 23 2.9 0.6 1.7 4.2
65+ years 23 2.3 0.5 1.3 3.2
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 7 4.2 1.9 0.4 8.0
Non-Hispanic 131 4.7 0.5 3.8 5.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 123 4.9 0.5 3.8 5.9
Black Only 2 0.8 0.6 0.0 2.1
Other Race Only 8 3.7 1.6 0.6 6.8
More than One Race 4 5.6 3.0 0.0 11.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 14 8.8 3.2 2.5 15.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 51 6.0 1.0 4.1 8.0
Some College 42 4.9 0.9 3.2 6.7
College Graduate 31 2.8 0.6 1.7 3.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 7 4.6 2.7 0.0 9.8
$15,000 - $24,999 15 3.6 1.3 1.1 6.2
$25,000 - $34,999 20 7.1 1.8 3.6 10.6
$35,000 - $49,999 26 5.6 1.2 3.2 8.0
$50,000+ 61 4.7 0.7 3.3 6.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 106 5.8 0.6 4.5 7.0
Out of Work 2 2.2 1.6 0.0 5.4
Homemaker / Student 1 1.5 1.5 0.0 4.5
Retired 21 2.4 0.5 1.4 3.4
Unable to Work 8 6.1 2.5 1.3 10.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 18 2.1 0.8 0.5 3.7
1-19 Hours 3 1.2 0.7 0.0 2.7
20-39 Hours 10 3.4 1.4 0.6 6.1
40 + Hours 95 6.4 0.7 4.9 7.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 98 4.7 0.5 3.7 5.7
Divorced / Separated 19 3.9 1.0 1.9 5.9
Widowed 4 1.0 0.6 0.0 2.3
Never Married 17 7.3 2.3 2.8 11.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 29 3.6 0.8 2.1 5.1
Living without a Disability 108 5.0 0.6 3.9 6.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 13 11.5 3.7 4.3 18.8
Rural 30 9.6 2.1 5.6 13.7
Densely-settled Rural 32 7.0 1.5 4.0 10.0
Semi-urban 26 3.8 0.8 2.2 5.4
Urban 37 2.4 0.4 1.5 3.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 12 4.0 1.3 1.5 6.5
Insured 126 4.8 0.5 3.8 5.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 18 4.2 1.1 2.0 6.3
No Diabetes 119 4.7 0.5 3.7 5.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 8 4.1 1.7 0.8 7.4
No Current Asthma 130 4.8 0.5 3.8 5.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 17 3.0 0.9 1.3 4.8
Excellent to Good 121 4.9 0.5 3.9 6.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 10 4.3 1.6 1.1 7.4
<14 days mental health not good 125 4.7 0.5 3.7 5.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 22 5.1 1.2 2.7 7.4
Non-Smoker 114 4.5 0.5 3.5 5.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 27 2.7 0.6 1.5 3.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 64 6.3 0.9 4.4 8.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 47 5.6 1.0 3.7 7.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 92 4.2 0.5 3.2 5.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 46 6.0 1.1 3.9 8.2

Numerator: Respondents who reported they currently use chewing tobacco, snuff or snus every day or some days.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals
 
On Questionnaire Split B