Percentage of Females Who Currently Use Any Smokeless Tobacco Products

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 89 0.9 0.1 0.7 1.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 8 1.3 0.5 0.4 2.3
25-34 years 14 1.0 0.3 0.5 1.6
35-44 years 13 1.0 0.3 0.5 1.6
45-54 years 19 1.1 0.3 0.5 1.7
55-64 years 15 0.6 0.2 0.3 1.0
65+ years 20 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.6
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 4 0.6 0.3 0.0 1.2
Non-hispanic 84 0.9 0.1 0.7 1.1
RACE
White only 82 0.9 0.1 0.7 1.2
Black or African American only 2 0.4 0.3 0.0 1.0
Other race only 4 0.9 0.6 0.0 2.0
More than one race 0 . . . .
EDUCATION
Less than high school 10 1.4 0.5 0.4 2.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 28 1.0 0.2 0.5 1.4
Some college 28 0.9 0.2 0.5 1.2
College graduate 23 0.7 0.2 0.3 1.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 8 1.1 0.5 0.2 2.0
$15,000 to $24,999 20 1.3 0.3 0.7 1.9
$25,000 to $34,999 10 1.1 0.4 0.3 2.0
$35,000 to $49,999 10 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.6
$50,000 or more 22 0.7 0.2 0.4 1.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 36 0.9 0.2 0.6 1.2
Out of work 5 1.8 0.8 0.2 3.3
Homemaker/Student 16 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.5
Retired 19 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.7
Unable to work 13 1.7 0.6 0.6 2.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 28 0.6 0.2 0.3 1.0
1 to less than 20 hours 4 0.8 0.4 0.0 1.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 7 0.6 0.2 0.1 1.0
40 plus hours 31 1.1 0.2 0.7 1.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 47 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.9
Divorced/Seperated 16 1.2 0.3 0.6 1.9
Widowed 13 0.7 0.2 0.2 1.2
Never married 13 1.3 0.4 0.5 2.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 27 1.0 0.3 0.5 1.5
Not living with a disability 60 0.8 0.1 0.6 1.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 5 0.7 0.4 0.0 1.5
Rural 10 1.8 0.6 0.6 2.9
Densely-settled rural 12 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.6
Semi-Urban 20 1.0 0.3 0.5 1.5
Urban 42 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 81 0.9 0.1 0.6 1.1
Uninsured 7 0.7 0.3 0.2 1.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 7 0.5 0.2 0.1 1.0
No diabetes 82 0.9 0.1 0.7 1.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 13 1.2 0.4 0.5 1.9
No current asthma 75 0.8 0.1 0.6 1.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 31 0.8 0.2 0.5 1.2
No 57 0.9 0.1 0.6 1.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 14 1.4 0.4 0.6 2.1
<14 days mental health NOT good 75 0.8 0.1 0.6 1.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 41 2.7 0.5 1.7 3.6
Non-smoker 46 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 29 0.9 0.2 0.5 1.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 21 0.8 0.2 0.4 1.2
Obese, BMI>=30 31 1.1 0.2 0.6 1.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 58 0.8 0.1 0.6 1.0
No 28 1.1 0.2 0.6 1.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 6 2.9 1.3 0.3 5.5
Did not serve on active duty 83 0.8 0.1 0.6 1.1

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