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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,552 817 56.9 53.8-59.9 735 43.1 40.1-46.2
GENDER
Male 672 337 57.9 53.3-62.4 335 42.1 37.6-46.7
Female 880 480 55.7 51.8-59.5 400 44.3 40.5-48.2
RACE
White 1,212 602 52.8 49.4-56.1 610 47.2 43.9-50.6
African American 273 178 66.5 59.1-73.2 95 33.5 26.8-40.9
Other 53 30 65.2 49.4-78.2 23 34.8 21.8-50.6
HISPANIC
Yes 36 22 72.9 54.4-85.8 14 27.1 14.2-45.6
No 1,502 787 56.0 52.9-59.0 715 44.0 41.0-47.1
AGE
18-24 126 83 70.4 60.9-78.4 43 29.6 21.6-39.1
25-34 281 161 61.0 54.2-67.4 120 39.0 32.6-45.8
35-44 352 186 52.3 46.3-58.2 166 47.7 41.8-53.7
45-54 390 204 54.5 48.6-60.3 186 45.5 39.7-51.4
55-64 242 116 49.2 42.2-56.1 126 50.8 43.9-57.8
65+ 157 64 41.0 32.8-49.8 93 59.0 50.2-67.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 146 60.3 52.7-67.4 115 39.7 32.6-47.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 596 296 55.2 50.2-60.0 300 44.8 40.0-49.8
Some Post-H.S. 436 238 59.4 53.7-64.8 198 40.6 35.2-46.3
College Graduate 258 136 52.8 45.2-60.2 122 47.2 39.8-54.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 233 139 61.2 52.7-69.0 94 38.8 31.0-47.3
$15,000- $24,999 322 172 61.1 54.1-67.6 150 38.9 32.4-45.9
$25,000- $34,999 238 112 51.5 43.6-59.3 126 48.5 40.7-56.4
$35,000- $49,999 249 140 57.8 50.3-65.1 109 42.2 34.9-49.7
$50,000+ 366 183 54.7 48.7-60.6 183 45.3 39.4-51.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 102 59 57.1 45.2-68.2 43 42.9 31.8-54.8
Appalachia II 171 91 61.3 52.7-69.2 80 38.7 30.8-47.3
Appalachia III 130 64 52.3 41.4-63.0 66 47.7 37.0-58.6
Catawba 124 60 46.4 36.0-57.2 64 53.6 42.8-64.0
Edisto Savannah 111 66 62.7 50.8-73.2 45 37.3 26.8-49.2
Low Country 77 45 66.1 52.9-77.3 32 33.9 22.7-47.1
Palmetto 201 112 60.6 51.8-68.7 89 39.4 31.3-48.2
Pee Dee 134 70 59.4 49.2-68.9 64 40.6 31.1-50.8
Trident 183 97 55.5 46.4-64.2 86 44.5 35.8-53.6
Upper Savannah 78 41 57.2 43.7-69.7 37 42.8 30.3-56.3
Waccamaw 136 57 43.4 34.0-53.4 79 56.6 46.6-66.0
Wateree 87 42 57.9 44.8-70.0 45 42.1 30.0-55.2
Region***
Region I 180 100 57.1 48.2-65.6 80 42.9 34.4-51.8
Region II 301 155 57.1 50.2-63.7 146 42.9 36.3-49.8
Region III 325 172 55.0 48.1-61.7 153 45.0 38.3-51.9
Region IV 221 112 58.8 50.8-66.4 109 41.2 33.6-49.2
Region V 111 66 62.7 50.8-73.2 45 37.3 26.8-49.2
Region VI 136 57 43.4 34.0-53.4 79 56.6 46.6-66.0
Region VII 183 97 55.5 46.4-64.2 86 44.5 35.8-53.6
Region VIII 77 45 66.1 52.9-77.3 32 33.9 22.7-47.1

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life and currently smoking daily or occasionally.

#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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