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 866 10.4 0.4 9.6 11.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 96 12.5 1.3 10.0 15.0
25-34 years 132 13.1 1.2 10.8 15.4
35-44 years 184 13.8 1.1 11.7 15.9
45-54 years 195 11.6 0.9 9.9 13.4
55-64 years 131 6.7 0.6 5.5 8.0
65+ years 128 4.8 0.5 3.9 5.7
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 833 10.9 0.4 10.1 11.7
Hispanic 31 6.4 1.2 4.0 8.8
RACE
White only 790 11.2 0.4 10.4 12.1
Black or African American only 15 5.4 1.7 2.2 8.6
Other race only 28 5.3 1.2 3.1 7.6
More than one race 27 14.6 3.1 8.5 20.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 61 9.7 1.3 7.1 12.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 341 13.5 0.8 12.0 15.1
Some college 278 11.2 0.7 9.8 12.7
College graduate 186 6.2 0.5 5.2 7.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 8.9 1.4 6.1 11.6
$15,000 to $24,999 126 10.9 1.1 8.8 13.1
$25,000 to $34,999 99 12.0 1.3 9.5 14.4
$35,000 to $49,999 138 11.0 1.0 9.0 13.0
$50,000 or more 377 10.3 0.6 9.1 11.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 635 11.7 0.5 10.7 12.7
Out of work 54 12.4 1.8 8.9 16.0
Homemaker/Student 18 8.6 2.0 4.6 12.6
Retired 114 4.9 0.5 3.9 5.9
Unable to work 39 8.5 1.5 5.5 11.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 105 5.5 0.6 4.2 6.7
1 to less than 20 hours 28 7.7 1.6 4.5 10.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 64 7.7 1.1 5.6 9.8
40 plus hours 545 12.4 0.6 11.3 13.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 518 9.9 0.5 9.0 10.8
Divorced/Separated 155 13.1 1.2 10.9 15.4
Widowed 37 7.8 1.5 4.9 10.6
Never married 153 10.5 0.9 8.7 12.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 698 10.9 0.5 10.0 11.7
Living with a disability 165 8.6 0.7 7.1 10.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 59 13.0 1.8 9.5 16.5
Rural 142 16.5 1.5 13.6 19.4
Densely-settled rural 194 14.1 1.1 12.0 16.2
Semi-Urban 144 12.1 1.1 10.0 14.2
Urban 327 7.6 0.5 6.7 8.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 139 11.7 1.1 9.7 13.8
Insured 724 10.1 0.4 9.3 11.0
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 798 10.9 0.4 10.0 11.7
Have diabetes 68 6.3 0.9 4.6 8.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 798 10.4 0.4 9.7 11.2
Current asthma 60 9.3 1.3 6.7 11.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 648 10.3 0.4 9.4 11.2
Yes 212 10.9 0.8 9.3 12.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 777 10.3 0.4 9.5 11.0
14+ days mental health NOT good 82 12.3 1.5 9.4 15.2
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 649 9.4 0.4 8.6 10.2
Current smoker 211 13.7 1.0 11.7 15.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 201 9.4 0.7 8.0 10.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 357 10.5 0.6 9.3 11.7
Obese, BMI>=30 298 11.6 0.7 10.2 13.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 244 12.2 0.9 10.6 13.9
Yes 575 9.6 0.4 8.7 10.4
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 671 10.9 0.5 10.0 11.8
Served on active duty 195 8.7 0.7 7.3 10.0

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.