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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes every day, some days or not at all?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,109 1,354 36.3 34.4-38.2 405 11.8 10.4-13.2 2,350 52.0 50.1-53.9
GENDER
Male 1,977 590 34.1 31.5-36.9 170 11.6 9.7-13.8 1,217 54.3 51.5-57.1
Female 2,132 764 39.0 36.5-41.5 235 12.0 10.3-13.8 1,133 49.0 46.5-51.5
RACE
White 3,324 1,111 36.8 34.9-38.8 283 10.0 8.7-11.5 1,930 53.1 51.1-55.2
African American 664 203 33.7 28.9-38.8 105 18.1 14.2-22.7 356 48.3 43.2-53.4
Other 99 34 38.8 27.5-51.5 15 12.0 6.9-20.2 50 49.1 37.1-61.3
HISPANIC
Yes 52 16 29.3 16.6-46.2 7 14.1 6.4-28.5 29 56.6 40.4-71.4
No 3,999 1,327 36.5 34.7-38.5 395 11.8 10.5-13.3 2,277 51.6 49.7-53.6
AGE
18-24 148 75 48.2 38.9-57.7 39 25.8 18.6-34.8 34 25.9 18.0-35.7
25-34 408 189 47.4 42.0-52.9 67 16.7 12.9-21.4 152 35.9 30.9-41.2
35-44 653 304 46.0 41.8-50.3 84 13.2 10.5-16.4 265 40.8 36.7-45.0
45-54 890 343 38.6 35.0-42.3 94 10.0 8.0-12.4 453 51.4 47.7-55.1
55-64 915 258 28.8 25.7-32.2 61 6.7 5.1- 8.7 596 64.5 61.0-67.9
65+ 1,068 176 15.0 12.8-17.4 57 4.7 3.5- 6.3 835 80.3 77.6-82.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 674 261 43.5 38.5-48.6 67 9.8 7.3-13.0 346 46.7 41.9-51.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,384 529 41.9 38.6-45.3 145 12.7 10.4-15.4 710 45.4 42.1-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,049 360 35.2 31.7-38.8 109 13.4 10.7-16.6 580 51.4 47.7-55.1
College Graduate 993 202 23.0 19.9-26.4 84 9.9 7.7-12.6 707 67.1 63.4-70.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 538 215 42.3 36.2-48.5 72 12.7 9.7-16.5 251 45.0 39.0-51.2
$15,000- $24,999 709 283 45.4 40.8-50.2 81 13.0 10.2-16.6 345 41.5 37.2-46.0
$25,000- $34,999 505 198 42.2 37.1-47.5 38 9.6 6.6-13.7 269 48.2 43.0-53.4
$35,000- $49,999 618 211 38.3 33.8-43.0 42 7.1 5.0-10.2 365 54.6 49.9-59.2
$50,000+ 1,263 322 28.7 25.8-31.9 122 12.3 10.0-15.0 819 59.0 55.6-62.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 273 97 37.4 30.8-44.7 23 9.1 5.7-14.1 153 53.5 46.3-60.5
Appalachia II 447 140 32.8 27.4-38.6 46 13.9 9.4-19.9 261 53.3 47.2-59.4
Appalachia III 317 105 36.4 30.2-43.0 36 13.1 9.1-18.6 176 50.6 44.0-57.1
Catawba 273 95 38.5 31.4-46.0 25 10.5 6.6-16.2 153 51.0 43.8-58.2
Edisto Savannah 304 112 37.4 30.8-44.6 32 13.7 8.9-20.3 160 48.9 41.5-56.4
Low Country 227 49 33.6 24.3-44.3 17 7.2 4.2-12.1 161 59.2 49.3-68.5
Palmetto 579 171 32.5 27.7-37.7 62 13.7 10.0-18.6 346 53.8 48.5-59.0
Pee Dee 349 135 40.6 34.6-47.0 37 12.3 8.4-17.5 177 47.1 41.0-53.3
Trident 495 157 34.8 29.9-40.0 46 10.8 7.8-14.8 292 54.4 49.2-59.5
Upper Savannah 231 79 37.7 30.6-45.3 20 9.9 6.0-15.8 132 52.5 45.0-59.9
Waccamaw 363 121 34.8 29.0-41.1 37 13.0 8.8-18.8 205 52.2 45.8-58.6
Wateree 193 68 43.9 35.4-52.8 17 8.8 5.0-15.1 108 47.3 39.0-55.8
Region***
Region I 504 176 37.6 32.6-42.8 43 9.5 6.8-13.1 285 53.0 47.8-58.1
Region II 764 245 34.2 30.1-38.6 82 13.6 10.3-17.7 437 52.2 47.7-56.7
Region III 852 266 34.4 30.4-38.7 87 12.7 9.7-16.4 499 52.9 48.6-57.1
Region IV 542 203 41.8 36.8-47.0 54 11.0 8.1-14.8 285 47.2 42.3-52.2
Region V 304 112 37.4 30.8-44.6 32 13.7 8.9-20.3 160 48.9 41.5-56.4
Region VI 363 121 34.8 29.0-41.1 37 13.0 8.8-18.8 205 52.2 45.8-58.6
Region VII 495 157 34.8 29.9-40.0 46 10.8 7.8-14.8 292 54.4 49.2-59.5
Region VIII 227 49 33.6 24.3-44.3 17 7.2 4.2-12.1 161 59.2 49.3-68.5

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in life.

#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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