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 982 5.6 0.2 5.2 6.0
GENDER
Male 893 10.5 0.4 9.8 11.3
Female 89 0.9 0.1 0.7 1.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 92 6.4 0.7 5.0 7.7
25-34 years 157 6.9 0.6 5.7 8.1
35-44 years 209 8.2 0.6 7.0 9.4
45-54 years 213 7.0 0.5 6.0 8.0
55-64 years 163 3.8 0.3 3.1 4.4
65+ years 148 2.4 0.2 2.0 2.8
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 34 2.7 0.5 1.7 3.7
Non-hispanic 940 5.9 0.2 5.5 6.4
RACE
White only 899 6.0 0.2 5.6 6.5
Black or African American only 23 2.7 0.6 1.5 4.0
Other race only 22 3.0 0.8 1.5 4.5
More than one race 19 6.2 1.6 3.1 9.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 62 4.6 0.7 3.3 5.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 351 7.4 0.4 6.5 8.2
Some college 346 6.5 0.4 5.7 7.2
College graduate 222 3.4 0.2 2.9 3.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 53 4.9 0.8 3.4 6.4
$15,000 to $24,999 124 5.4 0.5 4.4 6.5
$25,000 to $34,999 102 5.8 0.7 4.5 7.2
$35,000 to $49,999 157 7.1 0.6 5.9 8.4
$50,000 or more 429 6.1 0.3 5.5 6.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 684 7.1 0.3 6.5 7.7
Out of work 41 6.2 1.2 3.9 8.5
Homemaker/Student 45 2.7 0.4 1.8 3.6
Retired 145 2.8 0.3 2.3 3.3
Unable to work 60 5.1 0.7 3.7 6.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 137 2.2 0.2 1.8 2.7
1 to less than 20 hours 37 3.9 0.7 2.5 5.3
20 hours to less than 40 hours 59 3.0 0.4 2.2 3.9
40 plus hours 593 8.3 0.4 7.6 9.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 571 5.2 0.2 4.7 5.6
Divorced/Seperated 180 8.0 0.7 6.7 9.3
Widowed 44 2.2 0.4 1.4 3.0
Never married 187 6.7 0.5 5.6 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 220 5.0 0.4 4.3 5.8
Not living with a disability 757 5.8 0.2 5.4 6.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 78 8.2 1.0 6.2 10.2
Rural 167 10.5 0.9 8.7 12.2
Densely-settled rural 216 7.8 0.6 6.6 8.9
Semi-Urban 174 6.3 0.5 5.2 7.3
Urban 347 3.9 0.2 3.4 4.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 859 5.5 0.2 5.1 5.9
Uninsured 117 6.5 0.7 5.2 7.8
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 93 3.8 0.4 3.0 4.7
No diabetes 888 5.8 0.2 5.4 6.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 86 5.8 0.7 4.4 7.1
No current asthma 890 5.6 0.2 5.2 6.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 262 5.1 0.4 4.4 5.8
No 716 5.8 0.2 5.3 6.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 78 5.3 0.7 4.0 6.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 891 5.7 0.2 5.3 6.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 244 8.7 0.6 7.5 9.9
Non-smoker 731 5.0 0.2 4.6 5.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 200 4.1 0.3 3.5 4.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 365 6.6 0.4 5.8 7.3
Obese, BMI>=30 392 7.1 0.4 6.3 7.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 644 5.4 0.2 5.0 5.9
No 261 6.0 0.4 5.2 6.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 211 9.0 0.7 7.6 10.4
Did not serve on active duty 767 5.2 0.2 4.7 5.6

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.