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 893 10.5 0.4 9.8 11.3
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 84 11.0 1.2 8.6 13.3
25-34 years 143 12.6 1.1 10.4 14.7
35-44 years 196 15.3 1.1 13.1 17.5
45-54 years 194 13.0 1.0 11.1 14.9
55-64 years 148 7.0 0.6 5.8 8.2
65+ years 128 4.9 0.5 4.0 5.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 30 4.6 0.9 2.8 6.5
Non-hispanic 856 11.2 0.4 10.4 12.0
RACE
White only 817 11.4 0.4 10.6 12.2
Black or African American only 21 4.9 1.2 2.5 7.3
Other race only 18 5.0 1.4 2.2 7.9
More than one race 19 13.0 3.2 6.7 19.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 52 7.6 1.2 5.3 9.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 323 13.1 0.8 11.6 14.7
Some college 318 12.9 0.8 11.4 14.4
College graduate 199 6.3 0.5 5.3 7.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 45 9.9 1.6 6.7 13.1
$15,000 to $24,999 104 10.3 1.1 8.2 12.4
$25,000 to $34,999 92 10.7 1.3 8.1 13.3
$35,000 to $49,999 147 12.9 1.2 10.6 15.1
$50,000 or more 407 10.8 0.6 9.7 11.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 648 12.1 0.5 11.1 13.1
Out of work 36 9.8 2.0 5.9 13.7
Homemaker/Student 29 8.7 1.7 5.4 12.0
Retired 126 5.4 0.5 4.4 6.5
Unable to work 47 10.3 1.6 7.1 13.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 109 5.2 0.6 4.1 6.4
1 to less than 20 hours 33 9.0 1.8 5.6 12.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 52 7.0 1.1 4.9 9.1
40 plus hours 562 12.8 0.6 11.7 13.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 524 9.6 0.5 8.7 10.5
Divorced/Seperated 164 16.0 1.3 13.4 18.7
Widowed 31 6.9 1.5 4.0 9.8
Never married 174 10.6 0.9 8.9 12.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 193 9.7 0.8 8.2 11.2
Not living with a disability 697 10.8 0.4 9.9 11.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 73 16.1 2.0 12.2 20.0
Rural 157 19.3 1.6 16.1 22.4
Densely-settled rural 204 14.7 1.1 12.6 16.8
Semi-Urban 154 11.6 1.0 9.6 13.6
Urban 305 7.2 0.5 6.3 8.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 778 10.4 0.4 9.6 11.2
Uninsured 110 11.5 1.2 9.1 13.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 86 7.1 0.8 5.5 8.7
No diabetes 806 10.9 0.4 10.1 11.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 73 13.3 1.6 10.0 16.5
No current asthma 815 10.4 0.4 9.6 11.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 231 11.0 0.8 9.5 12.6
No 659 10.4 0.4 9.6 11.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 64 11.8 1.6 8.7 15.0
<14 days mental health NOT good 816 10.4 0.4 9.7 11.2
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 203 13.9 1.0 11.9 16.0
Non-smoker 685 9.7 0.4 8.9 10.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 171 8.7 0.7 7.3 10.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 344 10.4 0.6 9.2 11.7
Obese, BMI>=30 361 12.4 0.7 11.1 13.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 586 10.2 0.5 9.3 11.1
No 233 11.3 0.8 9.7 12.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 205 9.5 0.7 8.1 11.0
Did not serve on active duty 684 10.8 0.4 9.9 11.7

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.