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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Smoking Status*

  Total
Respond.#
Smoke everyday Smoke some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,488 932 21.0 19.4-22.7 231 5.6 4.6- 6.7 1,092 22.6 21.0-24.2 2,233 50.9 48.9-52.9
GENDER
Male 1,742 414 23.1 20.6-25.9 93 5.9 4.4- 7.9 524 26.0 23.5-28.6 711 45.0 41.8-48.2
Female 2,746 518 19.0 17.1-21.1 138 5.3 4.2- 6.6 568 19.4 17.6-21.4 1,522 56.3 53.8-58.7
RACE
White 3,345 734 22.7 20.8-24.6 167 5.4 4.4- 6.6 913 26.1 24.3-28.0 1,531 45.9 43.6-48.1
African American 998 161 16.1 13.1-19.6 58 5.3 3.6- 7.6 155 14.3 11.6-17.6 624 64.3 60.0-68.4
Other Minorities 100 30 26.7 17.3-38.7 6 11.6 3.9-30.2 15 12.8 6.9-22.4 49 48.9 36.3-61.7
HISPANIC
Yes 98 20 21.6 12.4-34.7 6 11.9 3.9-31.0 23 15.9 9.3-25.8 49 50.6 36.6-64.5
No 4,318 894 20.9 19.3-22.6 224 5.4 4.5- 6.4 1,049 22.6 21.1-24.3 2,151 51.1 49.1-53.1
AGE
18-24 311 71 23.6 18.0-30.3 31 8.6 5.5-13.1 33 10.4 6.9-15.6 176 57.4 50.2-64.3
25-34 745 196 23.9 20.3-28.0 46 7.4 4.7-11.4 88 11.1 8.6-14.2 415 57.6 52.8-62.2
35-44 897 250 25.1 21.7-28.8 42 4.9 3.1- 7.7 140 15.8 12.9-19.1 465 54.3 50.0-58.5
45-54 885 200 24.8 21.0-29.0 52 5.5 3.9- 7.7 212 23.9 20.4-27.7 421 45.8 41.5-50.2
55-64 717 140 19.3 15.8-23.2 40 5.1 3.5- 7.4 254 36.1 31.7-40.8 283 39.5 35.0-44.3
65+ 897 71 7.7 5.7-10.3 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2 355 41.1 37.1-45.3 451 48.8 44.7-52.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 684 217 36.1 31.0-41.5 35 6.7 3.6-12.2 186 23.0 18.9-27.7 246 34.2 29.2-39.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,430 349 24.6 21.6-27.9 71 5.2 3.9- 6.9 307 20.7 18.1-23.5 703 49.5 45.9-53.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 230 20.2 17.2-23.5 65 6.1 4.2- 8.6 280 23.1 20.1-26.5 542 50.7 46.8-54.5
College Graduate 1,253 136 9.5 7.8-11.6 59 4.8 3.5- 6.6 318 24.0 21.3-26.9 740 61.6 58.3-64.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 600 146 24.9 20.2-30.4 30 6.3 3.8-10.3 129 18.8 14.8-23.5 295 50.0 44.0-56.0
$15,000- 24,999 790 219 29.3 25.0-34.1 50 6.9 4.3-11.0 177 18.9 15.6-22.7 344 44.9 40.1-49.8
$25,000- 34,999 580 129 22.6 18.5-27.4 38 8.4 5.5-12.6 129 20.1 16.3-24.5 284 48.9 43.3-54.5
$35,000- 49,999 731 153 21.7 17.6-26.3 41 5.0 3.4- 7.3 178 23.2 19.4-27.5 359 50.1 45.1-55.1
$50,000+ 1,230 191 14.6 12.3-17.2 54 4.7 3.2- 6.7 332 25.5 22.8-28.5 653 55.2 51.7-58.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 39 20.1 14.5-27.0 6 3.6 1.6- 7.9 39 21.3 15.2-29.1 109 55.0 46.9-62.8
Appalachia II 375 70 20.7 16.2-26.0 18 5.2 3.1- 8.7 105 24.6 20.3-29.5 182 49.5 43.7-55.3
Appalachia III 274 50 19.5 14.7-25.3 14 4.9 2.8- 8.5 58 21.2 16.3-27.1 152 54.4 47.7-61.0
Catawba 206 40 18.4 13.0-25.3 11 4.8 2.4- 9.2 51 22.2 16.2-29.6 104 54.7 46.3-62.8
Edisto 94 12 13.1 7.2-22.7 2 1.4 0.3- 6.5 19 24.7 15.4-37.3 61 60.7 48.5-71.7
Low Country 184 35 20.2 14.0-28.2 12 6.4 3.4-11.7 49 22.6 16.9-29.7 88 50.8 42.5-59.1
Palmetto 479 84 18.3 14.4-23.0 29 6.4 4.2- 9.6 123 22.2 18.4-26.5 243 53.1 47.7-58.5
Pee Dee 1,344 295 23.7 20.5-27.3 73 6.3 4.7- 8.5 310 19.5 17.0-22.3 666 50.5 46.7-54.2
Savannah 155 33 27.1 19.1-36.9 10 4.1 2.0- 7.9 36 19.8 13.8-27.4 76 49.1 39.9-58.3
Trident 411 84 19.9 15.8-24.8 27 8.3 5.2-13.0 100 23.4 19.0-28.5 200 48.4 42.8-54.1
Upper Savannah 298 67 20.7 14.9-28.0 11 5.3 2.3-11.6 70 22.9 17.2-29.7 150 51.1 43.1-59.0
Waccamaw 266 73 27.2 20.5-35.1 10 5.3 1.7-15.4 83 25.5 20.1-31.8 100 42.0 34.4-50.0
Wateree 156 40 25.5 18.3-34.4 8 5.4 1.8-15.0 38 23.1 16.0-32.2 70 46.0 36.5-55.8

* Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.
Overall smoking prevalence estimates can be obtained by adding 'Smoke everyday' and 'Smoke somedays' rates.

#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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