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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Secondhand Smoke Policy

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

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  Total #
Respondents
Not allowed in any areas 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 3,671 3,083 80.3 78.4-82.0 354 12.7 11.2-14.4 61 1.9 1.4- 2.6 173 5.1 4.3- 6.1
GENDER
Male 1,366 1,074 75.6 72.4-78.6 176 16.1 13.4-19.2 38 2.8 1.9- 4.2 78 5.5 4.2- 7.1
Female 2,305 2,009 84.3 82.2-86.1 178 9.7 8.2-11.5 23 1.2 0.7- 1.8 95 4.9 3.8- 6.1
RACE
White 2,770 2,346 82.0 80.2-83.8 236 10.7 9.3-12.3 46 1.8 1.3- 2.6 142 5.4 4.5- 6.6
African American 798 655 76.7 72.1-80.7 104 16.9 13.2-21.2 13 2.0 1.1- 3.9 26 4.4 2.8- 6.8
Other 88 71 74.5 59.2-85.5 10 16.6 7.2-33.8 2 2.9 0.7-11.6 5 6.0 2.4-14.4
HISPANIC
Yes 47 34 68.1 50.2-81.9 8 18.4 8.7-34.8 3 6.2 1.9-18.6 2 7.3 1.4-30.8
No 3,614 3,043 80.5 78.6-82.3 342 12.5 11.0-14.3 58 1.8 1.3- 2.5 171 5.1 4.3- 6.1
AGE
18-24 187 128 65.1 56.6-72.7 41 25.9 18.8-34.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 16 7.8 4.6-12.8
25-34 626 501 78.0 73.9-81.6 84 14.3 11.4-17.9 8 2.2 1.0- 4.6 33 5.5 3.8- 8.0
35-44 936 801 83.7 80.7-86.4 78 9.8 7.7-12.4 17 2.1 1.2- 3.4 40 4.4 3.1- 6.3
45-54 1,029 896 85.2 82.4-87.7 77 9.0 6.9-11.6 15 1.7 1.0- 2.9 41 4.0 2.9- 5.6
55-64 673 574 84.3 80.9-87.1 58 9.1 7.0-11.9 14 2.3 1.2- 4.2 27 4.4 2.9- 6.5
65+ 194 165 84.0 77.3-89.0 11 6.2 3.3-11.5 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 14 7.9 4.6-13.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 194 135 62.0 51.1-71.7 32 23.4 14.3-35.8 7 4.1 1.9- 8.9 20 10.5 6.1-17.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,018 785 71.5 67.6-75.0 143 18.4 15.3-22.0 28 3.1 1.9- 4.8 62 7.1 5.3- 9.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,025 855 79.9 76.2-83.1 113 14.1 11.3-17.4 19 2.1 1.2- 3.7 38 4.0 2.7- 5.9
College Graduate 1,428 1,303 90.6 88.5-92.3 65 5.2 3.8- 7.0 7 0.5 0.2- 1.1 53 3.7 2.8- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 153 109 60.2 47.2-71.8 29 28.7 17.6-43.2 3 1.2 0.3- 4.0 12 9.9 5.1-18.6
$15,000- $24,999 478 372 72.9 67.0-78.0 63 16.3 12.1-21.6 10 2.5 1.3- 4.8 33 8.3 5.4-12.6
$25,000- $34,999 432 349 73.4 67.1-78.9 54 19.0 14.0-25.3 8 3.0 1.4- 6.3 21 4.6 2.8- 7.5
$35,000- $49,999 631 523 79.7 75.4-83.4 62 12.8 9.7-16.6 14 2.4 1.1- 5.1 32 5.1 3.5- 7.4
$50,000+ 1,730 1,532 87.3 85.2-89.1 115 7.8 6.3- 9.5 24 1.6 1.0- 2.6 59 3.4 2.5- 4.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 224 189 82.8 75.8-88.2 21 10.8 6.5-17.3 4 1.7 0.5- 5.4 10 4.7 2.3- 9.2
Appalachia II 443 385 83.2 77.7-87.6 28 8.5 5.2-13.3 9 3.0 1.4- 6.6 21 5.3 3.2- 8.7
Appalachia III 296 252 82.2 75.9-87.2 25 11.2 7.1-17.2 4 1.9 0.6- 5.6 15 4.7 2.7- 8.0
Catawba 251 224 87.9 81.7-92.2 20 7.9 4.9-12.7 2 2.2 0.5- 9.8 5 2.0 0.8- 5.0
Edisto Savannah 251 211 74.6 65.2-82.1 27 16.3 9.9-25.5 3 2.2 0.6- 7.1 10 7.0 3.3-14.0
Low Country 178 146 74.3 61.8-83.7 15 15.5 7.4-29.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 15 9.8 5.3-17.5
Palmetto 624 538 84.5 80.5-87.7 55 10.5 7.7-14.1 6 0.9 0.4- 2.3 25 4.1 2.7- 6.3
Pee Dee 303 231 74.3 67.6-80.0 42 16.6 11.8-23.0 9 3.2 1.4- 7.0 21 5.9 3.6- 9.4
Trident 459 381 78.7 73.1-83.4 47 14.5 10.3-20.0 7 1.5 0.7- 3.5 24 5.2 3.4- 8.0
Upper Savannah 182 157 81.8 73.0-88.2 15 10.4 5.8-18.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 9 7.2 3.3-14.9
Waccamaw 253 198 71.3 63.0-78.5 36 22.4 15.6-31.0 9 3.2 1.5- 6.4 10 3.1 1.6- 6.1
Wateree 169 141 82.6 73.9-88.8 18 9.3 5.5-15.2 3 1.9 0.5- 6.8 7 6.2 2.3-15.3
Region***
Region I 406 346 82.4 77.1-86.7 36 10.6 7.3-15.3 5 1.2 0.4- 3.3 19 5.8 3.4- 9.6
Region II 739 637 82.8 78.8-86.2 53 9.6 6.9-13.1 13 2.6 1.3- 4.9 36 5.1 3.5- 7.3
Region III 875 762 85.5 82.3-88.2 75 9.7 7.5-12.6 8 1.3 0.5- 3.1 30 3.5 2.4- 5.2
Region IV 472 372 77.3 72.2-81.8 60 13.9 10.4-18.4 12 2.7 1.4- 5.4 28 6.0 3.7- 9.5
Region V 251 211 74.6 65.2-82.1 27 16.3 9.9-25.5 3 2.2 0.6- 7.1 10 7.0 3.3-14.0
Region VI 253 198 71.3 63.0-78.5 36 22.4 15.6-31.0 9 3.2 1.5- 6.4 10 3.1 1.6- 6.1
Region VII 459 381 78.7 73.1-83.4 47 14.5 10.3-20.0 7 1.5 0.7- 3.5 24 5.2 3.4- 8.0
Region VIII 178 146 74.3 61.8-83.7 15 15.5 7.4-29.6 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8 15 9.8 5.3-17.5

*This question was asked of respondents who reported working in 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 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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