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 760 5.3 0.2 4.9 5.8
GENDER
Male 684 10.1 0.4 9.2 11.0
Female 76 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 68 6.9 0.9 5.1 8.7
25-34 Years 142 8.1 0.7 6.7 9.5
35-44 Years 150 7.2 0.6 6.0 8.4
45-54 Years 165 5.1 0.4 4.3 6.0
55-64 Years 113 2.7 0.3 2.2 3.3
65+ Years 122 2.2 0.2 1.7 2.6
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 28 4.0 0.8 2.4 5.7
Non-Hispanic 732 5.5 0.2 5.0 5.9
RACE
White Only 699 5.7 0.3 5.2 6.2
Black or AA only 15 1.9 0.7 0.4 3.4
Other Race Only 28 3.8 0.8 2.2 5.4
More than one race 16 7.5 2.3 3.1 11.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 66 6.0 0.9 4.1 7.8
High school graduate or G.E.D. 293 6.9 0.5 6.0 7.8
Some college 232 5.6 0.4 4.8 6.4
College graduate 169 3.1 0.3 2.5 3.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 51 3.6 0.7 2.3 4.8
$15,000 - $24,999 109 5.5 0.6 4.3 6.7
$25,000 - $34,999 89 6.5 0.8 4.9 8.0
$35,000 - $49,999 112 5.9 0.7 4.6 7.2
$50,000+ 316 5.6 0.4 4.9 6.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 521 6.6 0.3 6.0 7.2
Out of work 55 7.1 1.2 4.8 9.4
Homemaker or Student 23 2.1 0.5 1.1 3.1
Retired 111 2.3 0.3 1.8 2.9
Unable to work 48 5.2 0.9 3.4 7.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 108 1.8 0.2 1.4 2.3
1-19 hours 18 1.9 0.6 0.8 3.1
20-39 hours 56 3.0 0.5 2.0 4.1
40+ hours 450 7.9 0.4 7.1 8.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 463 5.0 0.3 4.5 5.5
Divorced or seperated 131 6.7 0.7 5.4 8.0
Widowed 34 1.2 0.2 0.8 1.6
Never married 132 6.9 0.7 5.6 8.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 217 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.0
Living without a disability 517 5.3 0.3 4.7 5.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 68 8.6 1.2 6.3 11.0
Rural 111 7.4 0.8 5.8 9.0
Densely-settled Rural 190 7.8 0.7 6.5 9.2
Semi-urban 121 6.2 0.6 4.9 7.4
Urban 270 3.6 0.3 3.1 4.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 631 5.1 0.2 4.6 5.6
Uninsured 126 6.4 0.6 5.1 7.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 79 4.3 0.6 3.1 5.4
No diabetes 679 5.4 0.2 5.0 5.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 70 6.1 0.8 4.5 7.7
No current asthma 685 5.3 0.2 4.8 5.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 199 4.8 0.4 4.0 5.6
No arthritis 555 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 125 5.0 0.6 3.8 6.1
Excellent, very good or good health 630 5.4 0.2 4.9 5.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 90 7.0 0.8 5.4 8.6
<14 days mental health not good 659 5.1 0.2 4.6 5.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 184 4.3 0.4 3.6 5.1
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 303 6.3 0.4 5.4 7.1
Obese (BMI>=30) 261 6.2 0.4 5.4 7.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 515 5.3 0.3 4.7 5.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 223 5.2 0.4 4.4 6.0
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 124 6.1 0.7 4.8 7.4
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 196 4.8 0.4 4.0 5.6
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 49 5.5 0.9 3.7 7.2
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 339 5.1 0.3 4.4 5.7
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 124 6.1 0.7 4.8 7.4
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 584 5.0 0.2 4.5 5.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 164 8.5 0.8 7.0 10.0
Not served on active duty 596 4.9 0.2 4.4 5.4

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.