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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Current Smoker*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,488 3,325 73.4 71.6-75.2 1,163 26.6 24.8-28.4
GENDER
Male 1,742 1,235 71.0 68.0-73.8 507 29.0 26.2-32.0
Female 2,746 2,090 75.7 73.5-77.8 656 24.3 22.2-26.5
RACE
White 3,345 2,444 71.9 69.8-73.9 901 28.1 26.1-30.2
African American 998 779 78.7 74.8-82.1 219 21.3 17.9-25.2
Other Minorities 100 64 61.7 47.9-73.9 36 38.3 26.1-52.1
HISPANIC
Yes 98 72 66.5 51.0-79.1 26 33.5 20.9-49.0
No 4,318 3,200 73.7 71.9-75.5 1,118 26.3 24.5-28.1
AGE
18-24 311 209 67.9 60.8-74.2 102 32.1 25.8-39.2
25-34 745 503 68.7 64.0-73.0 242 31.3 27.0-36.0
35-44 897 605 70.0 66.0-73.8 292 30.0 26.2-34.0
45-54 885 633 69.7 65.4-73.7 252 30.3 26.3-34.6
55-64 717 537 75.6 71.4-79.4 180 24.4 20.6-28.6
65+ 897 806 89.9 87.0-92.2 91 10.1 7.8-13.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 684 432 57.2 51.5-62.7 252 42.8 37.3-48.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,430 1,010 70.2 66.8-73.4 420 29.8 26.6-33.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 822 73.8 70.1-77.1 295 26.2 22.9-29.9
College Graduate 1,253 1,058 85.6 83.1-87.8 195 14.4 12.2-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 600 424 68.8 63.0-74.0 176 31.2 26.0-37.0
$15,000- 24,999 790 521 63.8 58.8-68.5 269 36.2 31.5-41.2
$25,000- 34,999 580 413 69.0 63.6-73.9 167 31.0 26.1-36.4
$35,000- 49,999 731 537 73.3 68.5-77.6 194 26.7 22.4-31.5
$50,000+ 1,230 985 80.7 77.7-83.4 245 19.3 16.6-22.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 148 76.3 69.1-82.3 45 23.7 17.7-30.9
Appalachia II 375 287 74.1 68.5-79.1 88 25.9 20.9-31.5
Appalachia III 274 210 75.6 69.5-80.9 64 24.4 19.1-30.5
Catawba 206 155 76.9 69.5-82.9 51 23.1 17.1-30.5
Edisto 94 80 85.5 75.8-91.7 14 14.5 8.3-24.2
Low Country 184 137 73.4 65.2-80.3 47 26.6 19.7-34.8
Palmetto 479 366 75.3 70.2-79.7 113 24.7 20.3-29.8
Pee Dee 1,344 976 70.0 66.2-73.5 368 30.0 26.5-33.8
Savannah 155 112 68.8 59.2-77.1 43 31.2 22.9-40.8
Trident 411 300 71.8 66.2-76.8 111 28.2 23.2-33.8
Upper Savannah 298 220 74.0 66.1-80.6 78 26.0 19.4-33.9
Waccamaw 266 183 67.5 59.2-74.9 83 32.5 25.1-40.8
Wateree 156 108 69.1 59.4-77.4 48 30.9 22.6-40.6

*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

#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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