Percentage of Males Who Currently Use Any Smokeless Tobacco Products

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 388 10.7 0.6 9.5 12.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 35 12.9 2.2 8.6 17.2
25-34 years 72 14.9 1.8 11.5 18.4
35-44 years 73 13.0 1.6 9.8 16.1
45-54 years 90 12.7 1.5 9.8 15.7
55-64 years 61 5.9 0.8 4.3 7.5
65+ years 57 4.8 0.7 3.4 6.1
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 374 11.0 0.6 9.8 12.3
Hispanic 14 8.1 2.3 3.6 12.7
RACE
White only 369 12.1 0.7 10.8 13.5
Black or African American only 4 1.6 0.9 0.0 3.3
Other race only 7 4.4 1.8 1.0 7.9
More than one race 6 7.0 3.3 0.5 13.5
EDUCATION
Less than high school 27 9.6 2.1 5.5 13.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 132 13.2 1.3 10.7 15.6
Some college 138 12.7 1.2 10.4 15.0
College graduate 91 6.2 0.8 4.7 7.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 20 13.0 3.1 6.9 19.1
$15,000 to $24,999 49 9.1 1.5 6.2 12.0
$25,000 to $34,999 48 10.9 1.8 7.4 14.3
$35,000 to $49,999 76 12.9 1.7 9.7 16.2
$50,000 or more 174 11.4 0.9 9.5 13.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 298 13.2 0.8 11.6 14.9
Out of work 11 6.0 2.0 2.0 10.0
Homemaker/Student 11 8.3 2.6 3.1 13.4
Retired 53 5.0 0.8 3.5 6.6
Unable to work 15 6.0 2.1 1.9 10.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 50 6.0 1.1 3.9 8.2
1 to less than 20 hours 11 10.3 3.4 3.5 17.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 18 5.2 1.6 2.1 8.4
40 plus hours 261 13.8 0.9 12.0 15.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 242 9.8 0.7 8.5 11.2
Divorced/Separated 69 15.4 2.1 11.3 19.5
Widowed 13 5.5 1.8 2.0 8.9
Never married 62 11.4 1.5 8.5 14.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 315 11.2 0.7 9.8 12.6
Have a disability 73 9.3 1.3 6.7 11.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 39 18.6 3.2 12.4 24.8
Rural 56 14.1 2.0 10.1 18.1
Densely-settled rural 104 16.1 1.7 12.7 19.5
Semi-Urban 61 11.7 1.6 8.5 15.0
Urban 128 7.3 0.8 5.9 8.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 45 10.9 1.7 7.5 14.4
Insured 342 10.7 0.7 9.5 12.0
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 355 11.2 0.7 9.9 12.5
Have diabetes 32 6.2 1.3 3.7 8.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 366 10.8 0.6 9.6 12.1
Current asthma 22 10.8 2.5 5.9 15.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 302 11.1 0.7 9.7 12.4
Have arthritis 85 9.6 1.2 7.2 12.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 356 10.8 0.6 9.6 12.1
14+ days mental health NOT good 28 9.6 2.1 5.6 13.6
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 311 10.3 0.7 9.0 11.6
Current smoker 76 12.2 1.5 9.2 15.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 93 11.2 1.3 8.6 13.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 162 9.7 0.8 8.0 11.3
Obese, BMI>=30 132 12.2 1.2 9.9 14.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 90 11.1 1.3 8.5 13.7
Participates in leisure time physical activity 298 10.7 0.7 9.3 12.0
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 299 11.1 0.7 9.7 12.5
Served on active duty 89 9.4 1.1 7.2 11.5

Numerator: Male Respondents who reported they currently use chewing tobacco,
snuff or snus (Swedish for snuff) some days or every day.
 
Denominator: Male respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.