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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Indicators

Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for work areas?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not allowed Allowed in some areas Allowed in all areas No official policy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,892 1,532 80.5 77.8-82.9 230 12.1 10.2-14.3 37 2.3 1.5- 3.6 93 5.1 3.8- 6.9
GENDER
Male 690 524 76.2 71.5-80.4 110 16.1 12.6-20.2 16 2.3 1.2- 4.5 40 5.4 3.3- 8.8
Female 1,202 1,008 84.0 81.0-86.6 120 8.8 6.9-11.0 21 2.3 1.3- 4.1 53 4.9 3.4- 6.9
RACE
White 1,414 1,160 81.8 78.8-84.4 155 11.5 9.3-14.1 27 1.9 1.1- 3.3 72 4.8 3.6- 6.3
African American 418 324 78.1 71.7-83.4 67 12.8 9.3-17.3 9 3.2 1.5- 7.0 18 5.9 2.8-12.0
Other Minorities 45 35 71.0 51.1-85.2 7 18.4 7.8-37.7 1 3.2 0.4-19.7 2 7.3 1.6-28.0
HISPANIC
Yes 44 31 54.7 32.7-75.0 7 28.3 11.3-55.1 2 6.3 1.0-31.2 4 10.6 3.0-31.2
No 1,837 1,493 81.5 78.9-83.8 221 11.4 9.7-13.5 34 2.1 1.4- 3.3 89 4.9 3.6- 6.7
AGE
18-24 142 98 66.5 55.0-76.3 27 16.9 10.5-26.3 8 6.8 3.0-14.6 9 9.7 4.0-21.6
25-34 411 324 78.0 71.7-83.2 56 14.5 10.0-20.6 11 3.1 1.5- 6.2 20 4.4 2.6- 7.5
35-44 500 409 82.2 77.3-86.1 61 11.1 8.0-15.2 6 1.7 0.6- 4.6 24 5.0 3.1- 8.1
45-54 493 417 86.2 82.0-89.5 49 8.9 6.2-12.6 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4 21 4.0 2.3- 6.7
55-64 275 224 84.3 78.5-88.7 32 11.7 7.8-17.1 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 16 3.8 2.0- 7.0
65+ 63 52 85.1 70.3-93.2 5 8.6 2.8-23.2 3 0.7 0.2- 2.5 3 5.6 1.5-18.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 119 70 59.2 46.9-70.4 30 24.8 15.9-36.4 9 11.5 5.0-24.1 10 4.5 2.1- 9.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 574 422 71.5 65.7-76.7 102 17.9 13.8-22.8 14 3.3 1.7- 6.3 36 7.2 4.3-12.0
Some Post-H.S. 501 406 80.4 75.0-84.9 58 12.1 8.5-17.0 10 1.3 0.5- 3.7 27 6.2 3.8- 9.9
College Graduate 695 631 92.0 89.2-94.1 40 4.8 3.2- 7.1 4 0.6 0.2- 2.3 20 2.6 1.5- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 66 73.8 61.3-83.3 27 17.9 10.4-28.9 3 4.2 1.3-12.8 6 4.1 1.6-10.3
$15,000- 24,999 285 208 68.7 59.9-76.3 55 21.6 14.9-30.1 11 7.2 3.5-14.1 11 2.6 1.2- 5.6
$25,000- 34,999 267 206 76.4 68.7-82.6 35 13.7 9.1-20.2 10 3.7 1.4- 9.2 16 6.2 3.3-11.3
$35,000- 49,999 374 313 80.6 73.2-86.3 34 10.4 6.8-15.6 6 1.4 0.5- 3.5 21 7.7 3.6-15.4
$50,000+ 732 632 87.4 84.2-90.1 62 7.8 5.7-10.5 6 0.6 0.2- 1.8 32 4.2 2.7- 6.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 80 64 77.9 65.8-86.6 9 11.9 5.8-22.8 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 5 8.0 3.2-18.5
Appalachia II 166 143 85.8 79.1-90.7 14 8.7 5.0-14.5 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 8 4.4 2.2- 9.0
Appalachia III 111 89 81.5 72.0-88.2 13 9.9 5.2-17.9 4 5.2 1.9-13.4 5 3.4 1.4- 8.4
Catawba 95 77 79.8 68.3-87.9 8 8.3 3.9-16.7 4 4.1 1.5-10.5 6 7.8 2.9-19.3
Edisto 40 35 88.2 71.8-95.6 1 2.1 0.3-13.9 0 0.0 . - . 4 9.7 3.1-26.4
Low Country 72 67 92.8 83.5-97.0 4 5.8 2.2-14.9 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.4 0.2- 9.1
Palmetto 219 187 82.0 73.8-88.0 22 12.4 7.3-20.3 2 1.5 0.3- 7.3 8 4.1 1.9- 8.4
Pee Dee 573 441 74.5 68.8-79.4 86 17.8 13.5-23.2 16 2.0 1.2- 3.5 30 5.7 3.6- 8.9
Savannah 67 57 80.2 66.5-89.2 7 12.8 6.0-25.4 1 2.7 0.4-16.5 2 4.3 1.1-15.8
Trident 190 160 80.6 72.7-86.6 20 13.3 8.3-20.6 5 3.7 1.4- 9.3 5 2.4 0.9- 6.4
Upper Savannah 112 87 77.1 63.7-86.5 18 14.5 7.7-25.5 1 4.3 0.6-24.4 6 4.2 1.5-11.2
Waccamaw 87 65 71.9 55.6-83.9 14 13.7 7.5-23.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 7 13.3 4.2-34.7
Wateree 60 46 79.9 66.1-89.0 9 14.5 6.7-28.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.6 2.2-13.5

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported working indoors most of the time.

#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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