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 419 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.1
GENDER
Female 31 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.7
Male 388 10.7 0.6 9.5 12.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 36 6.7 1.2 4.4 9.0
25-34 years 74 7.7 0.9 5.9 9.6
35-44 years 76 6.8 0.9 5.2 8.5
45-54 years 98 6.7 0.8 5.2 8.2
55-64 years 70 3.3 0.4 2.4 4.1
65+ years 65 2.3 0.3 1.6 2.9
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 405 5.7 0.3 5.0 6.3
Hispanic 14 4.0 1.2 1.7 6.2
RACE
White only 396 6.2 0.4 5.5 6.9
Black or African American only 8 1.2 0.5 0.2 2.2
Other race only 7 2.2 0.9 0.5 3.9
More than one race 6 3.8 1.8 0.2 7.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 28 4.8 1.0 2.8 6.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 144 7.2 0.7 5.8 8.5
Some college 148 6.2 0.6 5.1 7.4
College graduate 99 3.2 0.4 2.5 4.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 21 5.8 1.4 2.9 8.6
$15,000 to $24,999 54 4.3 0.7 3.0 5.7
$25,000 to $34,999 53 5.9 0.9 4.0 7.7
$35,000 to $49,999 79 7.0 0.9 5.2 8.8
$50,000 or more 186 6.2 0.5 5.2 7.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 320 7.6 0.5 6.7 8.6
Out of work 11 2.9 1.0 1.0 4.9
Homemaker/Student 11 2.1 0.7 0.8 3.5
Retired 60 2.5 0.4 1.7 3.2
Unable to work 17 3.0 1.0 1.0 5.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 56 2.3 0.4 1.5 3.0
1 to less than 20 hours 13 3.9 1.3 1.4 6.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 25 2.3 0.6 1.1 3.5
40 plus hours 274 8.8 0.6 7.6 9.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 257 5.0 0.4 4.3 5.7
Divorced/Separated 76 7.7 1.0 5.7 9.8
Widowed 21 1.8 0.4 0.9 2.7
Never married 63 6.8 0.9 5.0 8.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 338 5.8 0.4 5.1 6.5
Have a disability 81 4.6 0.6 3.4 5.9
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 40 9.4 1.6 6.2 12.6
Rural 58 6.9 1.0 4.9 8.9
Densely-settled rural 112 8.7 0.9 6.8 10.5
Semi-Urban 65 6.1 0.9 4.4 7.8
Urban 144 3.8 0.4 3.0 4.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 48 5.8 0.9 4.0 7.6
Insured 370 5.5 0.3 4.8 6.1
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 383 5.7 0.3 5.0 6.4
Have diabetes 35 3.4 0.7 2.1 4.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 393 5.6 0.3 5.0 6.3
Current asthma 26 4.5 1.0 2.5 6.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 321 5.9 0.4 5.2 6.6
Have arthritis 97 4.3 0.5 3.3 5.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 382 5.7 0.3 5.0 6.3
14+ days mental health NOT good 33 4.4 0.9 2.6 6.1
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 333 5.2 0.3 4.5 5.8
Current smoker 85 7.0 0.9 5.3 8.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 103 4.8 0.6 3.7 5.9
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 173 5.9 0.5 4.9 6.9
Obese, BMI>=30 140 6.7 0.7 5.4 7.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 101 5.3 0.6 4.1 6.5
Participates in leisure time physical activity 318 5.6 0.4 4.9 6.3
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 330 5.1 0.3 4.5 5.8
Served on active duty 89 8.6 1.0 6.6 10.6

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.