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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

Four-level Smoking Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Smokes everyday Smokes some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,084 1,164 18.0 16.9-19.2 393 6.4 5.6- 7.2 1,789 21.9 20.8-23.0 3,738 53.8 52.3-55.2
GENDER
Male 2,720 520 20.6 18.7-22.5 154 7.5 6.1- 9.0 920 27.0 25.1-28.9 1,126 45.0 42.7-47.4
Female 4,364 644 15.6 14.4-17.0 239 5.4 4.6- 6.2 869 17.2 16.0-18.4 2,612 61.8 60.1-63.5
RACE
White 5,444 937 18.9 17.7-20.2 278 5.6 4.9- 6.5 1,532 25.2 23.9-26.5 2,697 50.3 48.7-51.8
African American 1,397 176 14.2 11.9-16.8 99 7.5 5.8- 9.7 206 13.8 11.8-16.1 916 64.5 61.2-67.6
Other 181 41 25.5 18.3-34.2 12 11.4 5.7-21.4 32 14.1 9.6-20.2 96 49.1 39.7-58.5
HISPANIC
Yes 129 27 28.5 19.1-40.3 9 7.9 3.4-17.0 15 10.2 5.5-18.1 78 53.4 42.5-64.1
No 6,872 1,129 17.8 16.7-18.9 378 6.2 5.5- 7.1 1,746 22.2 21.1-23.3 3,619 53.8 52.4-55.3
AGE
18-24 417 87 19.3 15.4-23.9 39 11.0 7.7-15.6 34 7.1 4.9-10.2 257 62.5 56.9-67.8
25-34 1,047 202 21.8 18.9-25.1 81 8.6 6.7-11.1 127 12.7 10.4-15.4 637 56.9 53.3-60.4
35-44 1,258 274 22.5 20.0-25.3 80 5.7 4.4- 7.2 188 15.5 13.4-18.0 716 56.2 53.1-59.3
45-54 1,435 290 21.6 19.1-24.3 101 7.0 5.6- 8.7 356 23.9 21.5-26.4 688 47.5 44.5-50.5
55-64 1,313 191 14.6 12.6-16.8 51 3.9 2.8- 5.2 479 37.3 34.4-40.4 592 44.2 41.2-47.2
65+ 1,546 119 6.5 5.4- 7.9 38 2.1 1.5- 3.0 583 36.7 34.1-39.5 806 54.6 51.7-57.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 808 202 29.2 25.1-33.5 60 8.5 6.0-11.8 208 21.8 18.7-25.3 338 40.5 36.0-45.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,208 470 23.6 21.4-25.9 127 7.3 5.9- 9.0 512 19.8 18.0-21.8 1,099 49.3 46.7-51.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,792 326 17.9 15.8-20.1 111 6.8 5.3- 8.6 462 22.0 19.9-24.2 893 53.3 50.5-56.2
College Graduate 2,260 165 7.4 6.2- 8.8 95 4.2 3.2- 5.4 601 24.0 22.0-26.1 1,399 64.5 62.1-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 834 176 20.3 17.0-24.0 58 8.4 5.8-11.9 185 17.8 15.0-21.1 415 53.5 49.0-58.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,166 226 21.8 18.8-25.2 97 10.3 7.9-13.4 278 20.6 17.9-23.6 565 47.2 43.5-50.9
$25,000- $34,999 853 184 25.4 21.8-29.5 54 6.6 4.7- 9.2 215 19.9 17.1-23.0 400 48.1 43.9-52.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,094 182 18.1 15.4-21.2 68 7.0 5.3- 9.2 270 23.0 20.2-26.0 574 51.8 48.3-55.4
$50,000+ 2,204 290 14.3 12.6-16.2 78 3.8 2.9- 5.0 605 24.8 22.8-26.8 1,231 57.1 54.7-59.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 428 81 24.7 19.6-30.6 21 4.2 2.6- 6.9 123 24.1 20.0-28.8 203 46.9 41.3-52.7
Appalachia II 853 130 15.0 12.3-18.0 41 4.6 3.2- 6.7 189 20.1 17.2-23.2 493 60.3 56.4-64.1
Appalachia III 548 99 18.5 14.9-22.6 32 6.9 4.1-11.3 128 19.2 15.9-23.0 289 55.4 50.3-60.5
Catawba 489 93 19.7 15.7-24.4 31 8.3 5.5-12.3 106 20.4 16.5-24.9 259 51.7 46.3-57.0
Edisto Savannah 539 84 16.5 12.9-20.9 27 7.0 4.1-11.6 132 19.8 16.4-23.6 296 56.7 51.4-61.9
Low Country 363 55 19.3 14.4-25.4 22 8.0 4.6-13.3 106 23.8 19.1-29.2 180 48.9 42.6-55.3
Palmetto 1,067 145 14.9 12.3-17.9 59 6.4 4.5- 8.9 265 21.5 18.9-24.3 598 57.2 53.6-60.8
Pee Dee 525 99 22.0 17.6-27.1 35 6.5 4.5- 9.3 104 16.1 12.9-19.8 287 55.4 50.0-60.6
Trident 891 130 15.9 13.0-19.2 53 7.2 5.2- 9.9 273 26.7 23.4-30.2 435 50.3 46.2-54.4
Upper Savannah 337 60 19.3 14.6-25.1 18 5.3 2.8-10.0 76 21.3 16.0-27.9 183 54.0 47.0-60.8
Waccamaw 587 106 19.2 15.6-23.4 30 4.6 3.1- 6.8 191 28.4 24.4-32.7 260 47.9 42.8-53.0
Wateree 384 66 17.9 13.5-23.4 22 8.5 5.0-13.9 86 21.8 17.1-27.3 210 51.8 45.4-58.2
Region***
Region I 765 141 22.2 18.6-26.4 39 4.7 3.1- 7.1 199 22.9 19.5-26.7 386 50.2 45.7-54.6
Region II 1,401 229 16.4 14.2-18.8 73 5.5 4.0- 7.6 317 19.7 17.5-22.1 782 58.4 55.2-61.4
Region III 1,556 238 16.5 14.3-19.0 90 7.0 5.4- 9.1 371 21.1 18.9-23.5 857 55.4 52.4-58.4
Region IV 909 165 20.2 17.0-23.9 57 7.4 5.4-10.0 190 18.5 15.7-21.7 497 53.9 49.7-57.9
Region V 539 84 16.5 12.9-20.9 27 7.0 4.1-11.6 132 19.8 16.4-23.6 296 56.7 51.4-61.9
Region VI 587 106 19.2 15.6-23.4 30 4.6 3.1- 6.8 191 28.4 24.4-32.7 260 47.9 42.8-53.0
Region VII 891 130 15.9 13.0-19.2 53 7.2 5.2- 9.9 273 26.7 23.4-30.2 435 50.3 46.2-54.4
Region VIII 363 55 19.3 14.4-25.4 22 8.0 4.6-13.3 106 23.8 19.1-29.2 180 48.9 42.6-55.3

*Data in this table was 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 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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