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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Indicators

In the past 12 months, have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,131 752 63.0 58.9-67.0 379 37.0 33.0-41.1
GENDER
Male 479 274 53.4 47.4-59.4 205 46.6 40.6-52.6
Female 652 478 72.5 67.1-77.3 174 27.5 22.7-32.9
RACE
White 892 592 62.5 58.0-66.9 300 37.5 33.1-42.0
African American 197 129 64.1 53.8-73.2 68 35.9 26.8-46.2
Other Minorities 34 26 67.4 42.7-85.2 8 32.6 14.8-57.3
HISPANIC
Yes 24 12 39.0 18.3-64.6 12 61.0 35.4-81.7
No 1,092 732 64.3 60.2-68.3 360 35.7 31.7-39.8
AGE
18-24 90 56 49.8 36.8-62.8 34 50.2 37.2-63.2
25-34 237 145 59.5 51.3-67.2 92 40.5 32.8-48.7
35-44 284 185 66.6 59.0-73.4 99 33.4 26.6-41.0
45-54 245 179 69.4 60.5-77.1 66 30.6 22.9-39.5
55-64 181 126 68.2 58.6-76.5 55 31.8 23.5-41.4
65+ 90 60 63.3 49.1-75.5 30 36.7 24.5-50.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 230 125 45.8 37.1-54.7 105 54.2 45.3-62.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 409 257 58.1 50.9-64.9 152 41.9 35.1-49.1
Some Post-H.S. 294 222 77.1 70.1-82.8 72 22.9 17.2-29.9
College Graduate 197 147 73.3 64.7-80.4 50 26.7 19.6-35.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 167 114 66.4 54.0-76.8 53 33.6 23.2-46.0
$15,000- 24,999 258 159 58.6 50.1-66.7 99 41.4 33.3-49.9
$25,000- 34,999 165 108 66.8 57.3-75.1 57 33.2 24.9-42.7
$35,000- 49,999 190 126 60.0 49.3-69.9 64 40.0 30.1-50.7
$50,000+ 248 176 67.8 59.6-75.1 72 32.2 24.9-40.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 42 34 80.0 63.1-90.3 8 20.0 9.7-36.9
Appalachia II 83 52 60.5 48.0-71.8 31 39.5 28.2-52.0
Appalachia III 58 38 60.5 46.1-73.3 20 39.5 26.7-53.9
Catawba 49 37 69.2 51.4-82.7 12 30.8 17.3-48.6
Edisto 19 14 70.5 44.5-87.7 5 29.5 12.3-55.5
Low Country 44 27 64.0 45.9-78.9 17 36.0 21.1-54.1
Palmetto 113 77 58.8 47.1-69.6 36 41.2 30.4-52.9
Pee Dee 359 231 59.4 51.3-66.9 128 40.6 33.1-48.7
Savannah 40 25 63.8 45.5-78.8 15 36.2 21.2-54.5
Trident 109 81 74.7 64.0-83.1 28 25.3 16.9-36.0
Upper Savannah 80 52 65.7 48.1-79.9 28 34.3 20.1-51.9
Waccamaw 80 47 44.5 31.3-58.6 33 55.5 41.4-68.7
Wateree 46 30 63.0 45.6-77.6 16 37.0 22.4-54.4

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking regularly within the past year.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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