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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Smoking Cessation

About how long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Within 6 months Within 1 year Within 5 years Within 10 years More than 10 years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,680 96 7.9 6.3- 9.9 44 3.3 2.4- 4.6 234 15.8 13.8-18.1 217 12.6 10.9-14.5 1,089 60.3 57.5-63.0
GENDER
Male 849 43 7.3 5.2-10.0 19 2.5 1.5- 4.1 97 13.9 11.2-17.1 86 10.7 8.5-13.3 604 65.7 61.7-69.4
Female 831 53 8.9 6.5-12.2 25 4.4 2.8- 6.8 137 18.5 15.6-21.9 131 15.3 12.7-18.1 485 52.9 49.0-56.8
RACE
White 1,460 77 7.2 5.6- 9.2 35 3.1 2.1- 4.5 193 15.0 12.9-17.4 183 12.4 10.7-14.4 972 62.2 59.3-65.1
African American 176 14 11.1 6.0-19.7 6 3.4 1.5- 7.6 31 18.6 12.6-26.6 30 15.5 10.4-22.4 95 51.5 42.6-60.2
Other 29 5 15.5 6.2-33.5 3 11.8 3.6-32.3 6 19.6 8.5-38.8 3 7.2 2.1-22.1 12 46.0 27.2-66.0
HISPANIC
Yes 14 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.4 0.7-31.4 3 20.8 6.0-51.7 10 73.8 43.4-91.2
No 1,641 93 8.0 6.4-10.1 44 3.4 2.4- 4.7 226 15.8 13.7-18.1 210 12.5 10.8-14.5 1,068 60.2 57.4-63.0
AGE
18-24 33 11 39.1 22.4-58.7 8 22.8 11.3-40.6 14 38.1 22.2-57.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 118 24 20.2 13.2-29.5 8 6.1 2.9-12.4 44 36.1 27.2-46.0 31 25.7 17.8-35.7 11 11.9 6.5-20.9
35-44 177 19 11.7 7.3-18.3 8 4.2 2.0- 8.5 37 21.9 15.6-29.7 35 18.6 13.4-25.3 78 43.7 35.7-52.1
45-54 337 17 4.3 2.6- 6.9 9 2.4 1.2- 4.9 46 13.3 9.7-18.0 51 14.5 10.9-19.1 214 65.4 59.6-70.8
55-64 441 14 3.5 2.0- 6.1 5 0.9 0.4- 2.2 52 11.6 8.7-15.2 51 11.0 8.3-14.5 319 73.0 68.3-77.3
65+ 557 11 2.6 1.4- 5.0 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 39 6.7 4.8- 9.3 48 7.2 5.3- 9.7 453 82.3 78.6-85.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 13 9.1 4.7-16.7 4 4.1 1.4-11.4 29 15.5 10.1-22.9 24 10.1 6.5-15.3 119 61.3 52.6-69.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 30 9.9 6.6-14.5 14 3.3 1.8- 5.8 73 18.1 14.2-22.9 74 15.5 12.1-19.7 285 53.2 47.9-58.4
Some Post-H.S. 439 29 8.3 5.4-12.6 15 4.8 2.8- 8.3 68 17.9 13.8-22.9 53 11.2 8.4-14.9 274 57.7 52.1-63.1
College Graduate 571 24 5.6 3.6- 8.5 11 1.8 0.9- 3.6 63 12.2 9.5-15.7 65 12.0 9.3-15.4 408 68.4 63.8-72.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 174 15 15.1 8.2-26.0 8 4.8 2.0-10.8 30 18.2 12.1-26.4 28 12.1 7.9-18.2 93 49.8 40.8-58.9
$15,000- $24,999 254 17 9.3 5.3-15.6 9 5.6 2.8-10.9 41 18.4 13.2-24.9 42 16.6 12.1-22.4 145 50.1 43.0-57.1
$25,000- $34,999 203 9 6.0 2.7-12.5 8 5.7 2.5-12.5 28 14.7 9.8-21.4 27 13.2 8.9-19.2 131 60.5 52.3-68.2
$35,000- $49,999 260 16 8.6 5.0-14.3 6 3.0 1.3- 6.9 35 15.1 10.6-21.0 32 12.3 8.2-18.1 171 61.0 53.7-67.9
$50,000+ 579 31 7.1 4.8-10.4 11 2.1 1.1- 4.0 73 15.0 11.6-19.1 65 11.4 8.9-14.6 399 64.4 59.7-68.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 114 4 6.4 2.3-16.2 2 3.3 0.8-13.3 19 15.8 9.8-24.5 20 17.0 10.8-25.7 69 57.5 47.1-67.3
Appalachia II 175 12 10.7 5.5-19.7 2 1.1 0.2- 5.3 23 13.0 8.3-19.8 19 10.6 6.6-16.8 119 64.5 55.6-72.5
Appalachia III 118 7 7.5 3.4-15.8 3 3.9 1.1-12.7 13 10.6 6.0-17.9 17 14.7 9.0-23.2 78 63.3 53.1-72.4
Catawba 102 3 2.6 0.7- 9.1 2 1.9 0.4- 8.3 22 29.7 19.4-42.6 13 10.8 6.0-18.9 62 55.0 43.1-66.3
Edisto Savannah 124 7 5.6 2.4-12.2 7 6.4 2.8-13.6 14 12.5 7.1-21.0 15 14.2 8.6-22.7 81 61.4 51.4-70.5
Low Country 97 5 4.1 1.5-10.5 5 7.2 2.7-17.6 13 17.4 9.9-28.8 12 11.2 6.0-20.1 62 60.1 48.4-70.6
Palmetto 249 22 10.7 6.6-16.8 7 3.2 1.4- 6.9 30 14.0 9.6-19.8 32 14.1 9.8-20.0 158 58.0 50.8-64.9
Pee Dee 95 4 6.6 2.1-19.3 4 6.5 2.0-19.2 13 14.7 8.2-25.0 14 15.0 8.6-25.0 60 57.1 45.0-68.5
Trident 257 17 10.3 6.2-16.6 5 3.9 1.6- 9.2 34 15.9 10.7-22.9 35 13.0 9.0-18.3 166 57.0 49.4-64.2
Upper Savannah 73 3 5.7 1.4-20.3 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3 8 11.4 5.4-22.5 15 22.0 11.7-37.6 46 59.8 45.5-72.6
Waccamaw 182 7 5.3 2.4-11.3 5 2.4 0.9- 6.3 27 18.2 12.3-26.1 16 7.3 4.3-12.2 127 66.7 58.4-74.1
Wateree 85 5 12.6 4.9-28.9 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 18 18.4 10.9-29.4 9 7.3 3.6-14.1 52 61.1 47.7-73.0
Region***
Region I 187 7 6.1 2.7-13.2 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 27 14.0 9.4-20.4 35 19.0 13.0-27.0 115 58.5 50.0-66.4
Region II 293 19 9.4 5.6-15.4 5 2.2 0.8- 5.8 36 12.1 8.5-16.8 36 12.3 8.7-17.0 197 64.0 57.4-70.2
Region III 351 25 8.1 5.1-12.5 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5 52 19.1 14.3-25.0 45 13.1 9.6-17.6 220 57.0 50.8-63.0
Region IV 180 9 9.8 4.7-19.6 5 3.3 1.1- 9.6 31 16.7 11.3-23.9 23 10.9 7.0-16.5 112 59.3 50.2-67.8
Region V 124 7 5.6 2.4-12.2 7 6.4 2.8-13.6 14 12.5 7.1-21.0 15 14.2 8.6-22.7 81 61.4 51.4-70.5
Region VI 182 7 5.3 2.4-11.3 5 2.4 0.9- 6.3 27 18.2 12.3-26.1 16 7.3 4.3-12.2 127 66.7 58.4-74.1
Region VII 257 17 10.3 6.2-16.6 5 3.9 1.6- 9.2 34 15.9 10.7-22.9 35 13.0 9.0-18.3 166 57.0 49.4-64.2
Region VIII 97 5 4.1 1.5-10.5 5 7.2 2.7-17.6 13 17.4 9.9-28.8 12 11.2 6.0-20.1 62 60.1 48.4-70.6

*This question was only asked of the respondents who had been a smoker but did not smoke at all at the time of survey.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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