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 523 10.7 0.5 9.7 11.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 75 16.7 1.9 12.9 20.4
25-34 years 103 14.1 1.4 11.3 16.8
35-44 years 76 10.2 1.2 7.8 12.5
45-54 years 119 12.6 1.2 10.3 14.9
55-64 years 79 6.6 0.8 5.1 8.2
65+ years 71 4.5 0.6 3.4 5.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 19 4.4 1.1 2.3 6.5
Non-Hispanic 503 11.4 0.5 10.3 12.4
RACE
White only 478 11.6 0.6 10.5 12.7
Black or African American only 4 2.3 1.3 0.0 4.8
Other race only 24 9.7 2.2 5.4 14.0
More than one race 9 8.4 2.8 3.0 13.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 33 8.6 1.6 5.5 11.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 195 13.0 1.0 11.1 14.9
Some college 168 12.2 1.0 10.3 14.1
College graduate 127 7.0 0.7 5.6 8.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 21 6.9 1.7 3.6 10.2
$15,000 to $24,999 66 10.0 1.4 7.3 12.7
$25,000 to $34,999 62 13.3 1.7 10.0 16.6
$35,000 to $49,999 80 9.5 1.1 7.3 11.7
$50,000 or more 227 10.7 0.8 9.2 12.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 402 12.6 0.7 11.3 13.9
Out of work 17 7.9 2.1 3.8 12.0
Homemaker/Student 16 10.0 2.6 5.0 15.0
Retired 64 4.8 0.6 3.5 6.1
Unable to work 20 6.5 1.6 3.5 9.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 52 4.5 0.7 3.0 5.9
1 to less than 20 hours 22 11.7 2.8 6.2 17.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 46 9.4 1.5 6.5 12.4
40 hours to less than 60 hours 333 12.9 0.7 11.4 14.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 321 10.0 0.6 8.9 11.2
Divorced/Seperated 77 12.1 1.4 9.4 14.9
Widowed 18 5.9 1.5 3.0 8.8
Never married 105 12.2 1.3 9.8 14.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 109 10.0 1.0 8.0 12.0
Living without a disability 413 10.9 0.6 9.8 12.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 40 15.5 2.7 10.3 20.7
Rural 77 14.9 1.8 11.5 18.4
Densely-settled rural 131 16.3 1.5 13.4 19.2
Semi-Urban 98 11.8 1.2 9.3 14.2
Urban 177 7.4 0.6 6.2 8.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 437 10.2 0.5 9.1 11.2
Uninsured 80 12.8 1.5 9.9 15.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 45 6.7 1.1 4.6 8.8
No diabetes 478 11.2 0.5 10.1 12.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 34 12.6 2.2 8.2 17.0
No current asthma 486 10.5 0.5 9.5 11.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 126 9.0 0.8 7.4 10.7
No arthritis 394 11.1 0.6 9.9 12.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 45 12.8 2.0 8.9 16.7
<14 days mental health NOT good 471 10.6 0.5 9.6 11.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 135 16.0 1.4 13.2 18.8
Non-smoker 384 9.4 0.5 8.4 10.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 114 9.1 0.9 7.3 10.9
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 221 11.2 0.8 9.6 12.7
Obese, BMI>=30 178 11.3 0.9 9.6 13.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 403 11.0 0.6 9.8 12.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 117 9.4 0.9 7.6 11.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 126 10.3 1.0 8.4 12.1
Did not serve on active duty 397 10.8 0.6 9.7 11.9

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