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 961 5.5 0.2 5.1 5.9
GENDER
Female 95 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.9
Male 866 10.4 0.4 9.6 11.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 100 6.7 0.7 5.4 8.1
25-34 years 144 7.1 0.6 5.8 8.3
35-44 years 196 7.2 0.6 6.1 8.3
45-54 years 217 6.3 0.5 5.4 7.2
55-64 years 154 3.8 0.3 3.1 4.4
65+ years 150 2.4 0.2 1.9 2.8
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 922 5.7 0.2 5.3 6.1
Hispanic 37 3.8 0.7 2.5 5.1
RACE
White only 867 5.8 0.2 5.4 6.3
Black or African American only 26 3.6 0.9 1.8 5.4
Other race only 32 3.0 0.6 1.8 4.2
More than one race 29 7.0 1.5 4.1 9.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 74 5.5 0.7 4.1 6.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 375 7.5 0.4 6.7 8.4
Some college 310 5.7 0.4 5.0 6.4
College graduate 202 3.1 0.2 2.6 3.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 66 4.5 0.6 3.3 5.8
$15,000 to $24,999 143 5.4 0.5 4.3 6.4
$25,000 to $34,999 106 6.5 0.7 5.1 7.8
$35,000 to $49,999 151 6.3 0.6 5.2 7.4
$50,000 or more 400 5.7 0.3 5.1 6.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 674 6.7 0.3 6.2 7.3
Out of work 64 7.2 1.0 5.3 9.2
Homemaker/Student 30 2.4 0.5 1.5 3.4
Retired 136 2.6 0.3 2.1 3.1
Unable to work 51 4.4 0.7 3.0 5.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 133 2.3 0.2 1.8 2.8
1 to less than 20 hours 35 3.2 0.6 2.0 4.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 74 3.3 0.4 2.4 4.1
40 plus hours 573 7.9 0.4 7.2 8.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 563 5.2 0.2 4.8 5.7
Divorced/Separated 171 6.5 0.6 5.4 7.7
Widowed 52 2.3 0.4 1.6 3.1
Never married 172 6.4 0.5 5.3 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 762 5.7 0.2 5.3 6.2
Living with a disability 196 4.5 0.4 3.8 5.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 63 6.5 0.9 4.8 8.3
Rural 154 8.4 0.8 6.9 9.9
Densely-settled rural 213 7.6 0.6 6.5 8.7
Semi-Urban 155 6.4 0.6 5.3 7.5
Urban 376 4.0 0.2 3.6 4.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 156 6.5 0.6 5.4 7.7
Insured 802 5.3 0.2 4.9 5.7
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 886 5.7 0.2 5.3 6.1
Have diabetes 75 3.4 0.4 2.6 4.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 874 5.6 0.2 5.1 6.0
Current asthma 79 4.4 0.6 3.3 5.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 712 5.6 0.2 5.2 6.1
Yes 242 5.0 0.4 4.3 5.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 856 5.5 0.2 5.1 5.9
14+ days mental health NOT good 97 5.6 0.6 4.3 6.8
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 706 4.8 0.2 4.4 5.2
Current smoker 249 8.3 0.6 7.1 9.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 237 4.4 0.3 3.7 5.0
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 384 6.5 0.4 5.8 7.3
Obese, BMI>=30 324 6.4 0.4 5.6 7.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 278 6.4 0.4 5.5 7.2
Yes 631 5.0 0.2 4.6 5.5
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 762 5.1 0.2 4.7 5.5
Served on active duty 199 8.1 0.6 6.8 9.3

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.