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 573 5.7 0.3 5.2 6.2
GENDER
Male 523 10.7 0.5 9.7 11.6
Female 50 0.9 0.2 0.6 1.2
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 85 9.8 1.1 7.7 12.0
25-34 years 113 7.9 0.8 6.4 9.4
35-44 years 82 5.5 0.6 4.2 6.7
45-54 years 130 6.9 0.6 5.6 8.1
55-64 years 82 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.1
65+ years 81 2.2 0.3 1.7 2.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 24 2.9 0.6 1.7 4.2
Non-Hispanic 548 6.0 0.3 5.5 6.6
RACE
White only 517 6.1 0.3 5.5 6.6
Black or African American only 7 2.0 0.9 0.3 3.7
Other race only 29 6.6 1.4 4.0 9.3
More than one race 12 5.2 1.6 2.1 8.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 43 5.4 0.9 3.7 7.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 214 7.3 0.5 6.2 8.3
Some college 183 6.4 0.5 5.4 7.3
College graduate 133 3.5 0.3 2.8 4.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 3.5 0.7 2.0 4.9
$15,000 to $24,999 81 5.4 0.7 4.1 6.7
$25,000 to $34,999 63 6.7 0.9 5.0 8.4
$35,000 to $49,999 87 5.4 0.6 4.1 6.6
$50,000 or more 235 6.1 0.4 5.2 6.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 426 7.5 0.4 6.7 8.2
Out of work 21 4.9 1.2 2.6 7.3
Homemaker/Student 22 2.9 0.7 1.6 4.3
Retired 71 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.0
Unable to work 28 3.5 0.7 2.1 5.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 63 1.9 0.3 1.3 2.5
1 to less than 20 hours 23 4.2 1.0 2.2 6.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 61 4.8 0.7 3.5 6.2
40 hours to less than 60 hours 343 8.3 0.5 7.3 9.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 344 5.5 0.3 4.9 6.1
Divorced/Seperated 86 5.5 0.6 4.3 6.7
Widowed 24 1.7 0.4 1.0 2.5
Never married 117 7.9 0.8 6.4 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 122 5.0 0.5 4.0 6.0
Living without a disability 448 6.0 0.3 5.4 6.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 40 7.7 1.4 5.0 10.4
Rural 81 8.0 1.0 6.2 9.9
Densely-settled rural 143 8.7 0.8 7.2 10.3
Semi-Urban 111 6.6 0.7 5.3 8.0
Urban 198 4.0 0.3 3.4 4.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 478 5.4 0.3 4.8 5.9
Uninsured 89 7.6 0.9 5.9 9.2
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 53 3.8 0.6 2.7 5.0
No diabetes 520 6.0 0.3 5.4 6.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 41 5.0 0.8 3.4 6.7
No current asthma 528 5.8 0.3 5.2 6.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 142 4.2 0.4 3.5 5.0
No arthritis 428 6.2 0.3 5.6 6.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 57 6.1 0.9 4.4 7.9
<14 days mental health NOT good 508 5.7 0.3 5.2 6.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 165 10.2 0.8 8.5 11.8
Non-smoker 403 4.7 0.3 4.2 5.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 136 4.6 0.4 3.7 5.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 232 7.0 0.5 6.0 8.0
Obese, BMI>=30 193 6.2 0.5 5.2 7.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 438 6.0 0.3 5.4 6.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 132 4.6 0.4 3.8 5.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 127 9.6 0.9 7.9 11.4
Did not serve on active duty 445 5.2 0.3 4.7 5.7

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