Percentage of Adults Who Currently Use Any Smokeless Tobacco Products

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 291 5.1 0.4 4.4 5.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 260 9.8 0.7 8.4 11.3
Female 31 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 12 5.4 1.6 2.1 8.6
25-34 years 38 7.9 1.3 5.4 10.4
35-44 years 56 6.6 0.9 4.8 8.4
45-54 years 63 4.6 0.6 3.4 5.8
55-64 years 68 3.9 0.5 3.0 4.9
65+ years 54 2.1 0.3 1.5 2.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 8 3.4 1.4 0.7 6.1
Non-Hispanic 283 5.2 0.4 4.5 6.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 265 5.2 0.4 4.5 6.0
Black Only 10 2.9 1.4 0.2 5.6
Other Race Only 8 3.1 1.2 0.6 5.5
More than One Race 7 9.8 4.2 1.6 18.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 22 6.2 1.6 3.0 9.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 101 6.3 0.8 4.7 8.0
Some College 96 5.8 0.7 4.3 7.2
College Graduate 72 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 14 2.7 1.0 0.9 4.6
$15,000 - $24,999 33 4.5 1.2 2.2 6.8
$25,000 - $34,999 31 3.3 0.7 1.8 4.7
$35,000 - $49,999 48 5.9 1.1 3.8 8.1
$50,000+ 129 5.8 0.6 4.6 6.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 198 6.3 0.5 5.2 7.4
Out of Work 18 7.0 2.0 3.1 11.0
Homemaker / Student 7 1.5 0.7 0.0 2.9
Retired 50 2.5 0.4 1.6 3.3
Unable to Work 18 5.6 1.7 2.3 8.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 44 2.0 0.4 1.1 2.8
1-19 Hours 8 1.7 0.7 0.2 3.2
20-39 Hours 32 4.0 1.0 2.1 5.9
40 + Hours 166 7.2 0.7 5.9 8.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 200 5.5 0.4 4.6 6.3
Divorced / Separated 47 7.3 1.6 4.1 10.5
Widowed 18 1.3 0.3 0.7 2.0
Never Married 25 3.6 1.0 1.6 5.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 15 4.7 1.4 1.9 7.4
Rural 52 6.8 1.1 4.6 9.0
Densely-settled Rural 56 7.9 1.3 5.4 10.3
Semi-urban 48 4.9 1.0 3.0 6.9
Urban 120 4.0 0.4 3.1 4.9
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 74 4.4 0.7 3.1 5.6
Living without a Disability 217 5.4 0.4 4.5 6.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 34 6.2 1.3 3.7 8.7
Insured 257 5.0 0.4 4.2 5.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 26 3.0 0.8 1.3 4.6
No Diabetes 265 5.3 0.4 4.5 6.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 30 7.3 1.8 3.8 10.7
No Current Asthma 261 5.0 0.4 4.2 5.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 50 3.8 0.6 2.6 5.1
Excellent to Good 240 5.3 0.4 4.5 6.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 23 3.5 0.9 1.7 5.4
<14 days mental health not good 266 5.3 0.4 4.5 6.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 61 7.9 1.3 5.4 10.5
Non-Smoker 229 4.6 0.4 3.8 5.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 72 3.6 0.6 2.4 4.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 112 5.7 0.6 4.5 7.0
Obese (BMI >= 30) 102 6.7 0.8 5.1 8.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 199 4.9 0.4 4.0 5.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 91 5.9 0.8 4.4 7.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 40 3.9 0.7 2.4 5.3
No Arthritis 89 4.5 0.6 3.4 5.6

Numerator: Respondents who reported they currently use chewing tobacco, snuff
or snus (Swedish for snuff) some days or every day.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who currently use any smokeless tobacco products among categories of Arthritis
Status is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.