Table 1

Prevalence of smokeless tobacco use by sociodemographic characteristics in Chakaria, 2011

SadapathaZardaSmokeless tobacco
Characteristicsn% (95% CI)p Value% (95% CI)p Value% (95% CI)p Value
Sex<0.001<0.001
 Men28775.9 (5.1 to 6.8)22.4 (20.8 to 24.0)<0.00127.0 (25.4 to 28.7)
 Women329114.4 (13.3 to 15.6)6.0 (5.2 to 6.8)19.3 (18.1 to 20.6)
Age<0.001<0.001
 13–2423390.4 (0.2 to 0.8)8.1 (7.0 to 9.3)<0.0019.2 (8.1 to 10.5)
 25–4423308.8 (7.6 to 10.1)17.6 (16.1 to 19.2)25.6 (23.8 to 27.4)
 45–64112228.3 (25.7 to 31.2)18.2 (16.0 to 20.6)41.4 (38.5 to 44.5)
 65+37729.4 (25.1 to 34.2)9.6 (7.0 to 13.0)36.1 (31.5 to 40.9)
Education<0.001<0.001
 None181223.6 (21.6 to 25.6)15.6 (13.9 to 17.4)0.00336.2 (33.9 to 38.5)
 1–5 year(s)22196.4 (54.4 to 7.6)15.0 (13.6 to 15.6)21.4 (19.7 to 23.2)
 6+ years21363.4 (2.7 to 4.4)10.4 (9.2 to 11.9)13.2 (11.8 to 14.7)
Marital status<0.001<0.001
 Unmarried19920.8 (0.5 to 0.12) 9.3 (8.1 to 10.7)<0.00110.5 (9.2 to 11.9)
 Married383113.4 (12.2 to 14.6)15.9 (14.8 to 17.2)27.6 (26.2 to 29.1)
 Divorced248.3 (2.1 to 27.9)20.8 (8.9 to 41.4)33.3 (17.6 to 53.9)
 Widowed32135.8 (30.7 to 41.2)12.2 (9.0 to 16.2)42.7 (37.4 to 48.1)
Occupation<0.001<0.001
 Day-labour9109.1 (7.4 to 11.3)30.3 (27.4 to 33.4)39.0 (35.8 to 42.3)
 Farmer5739.6 (7.5 to 12.3)22.7 (19.4 to 26.3)29.1 (25.6 to 33.0)
 Job/business7305.8 (4.3 to 7.7)24.8 (21.7 to 28.2)29.9 (26.6 to 33.4)
 Housewife202815.6 (14.1 to 17.2)6.8 (5.8 to 8.0)21.3 (19.6 to 23.1)
 Unemployed17408.3 (7.0 to 9.7)4.9 (3.9 to 6.0)12.1 (10.6 to 13.8)
 Others1872.1 (0.8 to 5.0)15.5 (11.0 to 21.4)16.0 (11.4 to 22.1)
Asset quintile0.4440.028<0.001
 Lowest124011.1 (9.4 to 13.1)15.5 (13.5 to 17.7)26.4 (23.9 to 28.9)
 Second121411.1 (9.4 to 13.1)13.2 (11.4 to 15.3)23.1 (20.8 to 25.5)
 Middle124910.4 (8.8 to 12.2)14.5 (12.4 to 16.8)23.8 (21.2 to 26.5)
 Fourth120310.6 (8.9 to 12.5)13.8 (11.9 to 16.0)22.4 (20.0 to 25.0)
 Highest12269.0 (7.4 to 10.8)10.9 (9.2 to 12.9)18.8 (16.7 to 21.0)
All616810.4 (9.6 to 11.3)13.6 (12.7 to 14.5)22.9 (21.8 to 24.0)