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 549 5.9 0.3 5.3 6.5
GENDER
Male 504 11.2 0.6 10.1 12.4
Female 45 0.8 0.2 0.4 1.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 53 8.7 1.3 6.2 11.3
25-34 years 94 7.0 0.8 5.5 8.6
35-44 years 92 6.9 0.8 5.3 8.5
45-54 years 115 7.4 0.8 5.9 9.0
55-64 years 98 3.9 0.4 3.0 4.8
65+ years 97 2.8 0.3 2.2 3.4
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 13 2.4 0.8 0.9 4.0
Non-Hispanic 532 6.3 0.3 5.6 6.9
RACE
White only 510 6.2 0.3 5.6 6.9
Black or African American only 6 1.9 0.8 0.3 3.5
Other race only 13 6.2 2.0 2.2 10.2
More than one race 15 8.6 2.5 3.6 13.5
EDUCATION
Less than high school 35 5.7 1.1 3.4 8.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 221 8.3 0.7 7.0 9.6
Some college 187 6.5 0.6 5.4 7.6
College graduate 106 3.0 0.3 2.4 3.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 30 5.6 1.2 3.3 7.9
$15,000 to $24,999 60 4.5 0.7 3.1 5.8
$25,000 to $34,999 78 8.3 1.1 6.1 10.5
$35,000 to $49,999 74 5.9 0.8 4.3 7.5
$50,000 or more 245 6.6 0.5 5.6 7.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 381 7.4 0.4 6.5 8.2
Out of work 22 6.6 1.5 3.6 9.6
Homemaker/Student 23 3.2 0.9 1.5 4.9
Retired 87 3.1 0.4 2.4 3.8
Unable to work 33 4.9 0.9 3.0 6.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 82 2.6 0.3 1.9 3.3
1 to less than 20 hours 23 4.8 1.2 2.5 7.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 46 4.3 0.8 2.7 5.9
40 hours or more 317 8.3 0.5 7.2 9.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 313 5.4 0.4 4.7 6.1
Divorced/Seperated 117 8.7 0.9 6.8 10.5
Widowed 24 2.4 0.7 1.0 3.7
Never married 95 6.9 0.8 5.3 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 144 6.1 0.6 5.0 7.3
Living without a disability 396 5.9 0.4 5.2 6.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 44 6.8 1.1 4.6 9.1
Rural 97 9.3 1.1 7.2 11.3
Densely-settled rural 129 7.9 0.8 6.3 9.5
Semi-Urban 105 8.1 0.9 6.3 9.9
Urban 174 4.2 0.4 3.4 4.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 484 5.9 0.3 5.2 6.5
Uninsured 62 6.3 0.9 4.5 8.2
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 57 4.9 0.8 3.4 6.5
No diabetes 492 6.0 0.3 5.4 6.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 48 6.2 1.0 4.2 8.2
No current asthma 495 5.8 0.3 5.2 6.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 149 5.2 0.5 4.2 6.1
No arthritis 399 6.2 0.4 5.5 7.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 51 5.6 0.9 3.8 7.4
<14 days mental health NOT good 493 6.0 0.3 5.4 6.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 122 7.4 0.8 5.8 8.9
Non-smoker 421 5.6 0.3 4.9 6.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 123 5.2 0.6 4.1 6.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 217 7.2 0.6 6.0 8.3
Obese, BMI>=30 201 6.7 0.5 5.7 7.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 424 6.1 0.4 5.4 6.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 125 5.3 0.6 4.2 6.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 119 9.3 0.9 7.5 11.2
Did not serve on active duty 428 5.4 0.3 4.8 6.1

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.