Table 1

Univariate Comparisons of Tobacco Habits Between 25- to 64-Year-Old Male Patients With First MI and Age-Matched Controls

AMI PatientsReferentsOdds Ratio (95% CI)
Never used tobacco149 (21.7%)217 (31.6%)1.00
Current snuff user, no current smoking59 (8.6%)90 (13.1%)0.96 (0.65–1.41)
Current smoker, no current snuff use248 (36.1%)99 (14.4%)3.65 (2.67–4.99)
Current snuff user and smoker20 (2.9%)11 (1.6%)2.66 (1.24–5.71)
Former snuff user, never smoked11 (1.6%)13 (1.9%)1.23 (0.54–2.82)
Former smoker, never used snuff129 (18.8%)179 (26.0%)1.05 (0.77–1.43)
Former smoker and former snuff user37 (5.4%)54 (7.9%)0.99 (0.62–1.59)
Other combinations, unclassifiable34 (4.9%)24 (3.5%)
Total687 (100%)687 (100%)
  • Excluding subjects who reported occasional smoking or occasional snuff dipping (less than once daily). Odds ratio for men who never used tobacco = 1.00.