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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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 4,399 1,350 35.3 33.4-37.4 437 12.3 10.9-13.9 2,612 52.4 50.3-54.4
GENDER
Male 2,078 605 34.8 31.9-37.8 175 12.3 10.3-14.8 1,298 52.9 49.9-55.8
Female 2,321 745 36.0 33.4-38.7 262 12.3 10.6-14.2 1,314 51.7 49.0-54.4
RACE
White 3,568 1,099 36.3 34.1-38.5 312 10.6 9.2-12.2 2,157 53.1 50.9-55.3
African American 669 196 30.1 25.5-35.0 108 18.8 14.7-23.6 365 51.2 45.9-56.4
Other 127 49 41.3 29.8-53.7 16 13.6 7.1-24.3 62 45.1 33.6-57.2
HISPANIC
Yes 78 29 45.8 31.5-60.8 9 10.6 4.8-21.7 40 43.6 29.9-58.4
No 4,252 1,305 35.2 33.2-37.3 424 12.4 11.0-14.0 2,523 52.4 50.3-54.4
AGE
18-24 129 72 59.0 48.7-68.6 30 21.2 14.1-30.5 27 19.8 12.9-29.1
25-34 395 165 42.0 36.2-48.0 71 18.7 14.4-23.9 159 39.3 33.8-45.1
35-44 618 283 44.0 39.1-48.9 75 13.4 10.0-17.8 260 42.6 37.8-47.6
45-54 910 342 36.0 32.2-40.0 116 12.3 10.0-15.0 452 51.7 47.6-55.7
55-64 1,061 303 28.8 25.7-32.2 75 7.2 5.4- 9.5 683 64.0 60.4-67.4
65+ 1,245 172 14.7 12.4-17.4 68 5.7 4.2- 7.7 1,005 79.6 76.6-82.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 754 299 48.0 43.0-53.1 69 9.4 6.7-13.0 386 42.6 37.9-47.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,419 510 40.8 37.2-44.5 136 12.4 10.0-15.4 773 46.8 43.2-50.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 340 31.0 27.6-34.8 124 14.2 11.3-17.7 689 54.7 50.8-58.6
College Graduate 1,062 197 21.1 17.8-24.9 108 12.4 10.0-15.4 757 66.5 62.4-70.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 570 219 41.1 35.5-46.9 69 13.2 9.9-17.3 282 45.8 40.1-51.5
$15,000- $24,999 729 276 43.3 38.2-48.4 75 13.8 10.3-18.4 378 42.9 38.0-47.9
$25,000- $34,999 521 158 36.7 30.7-43.3 60 14.7 10.3-20.5 303 48.6 42.4-54.8
$35,000- $49,999 631 207 37.4 32.6-42.4 62 11.0 8.0-14.9 362 51.6 46.6-56.6
$50,000+ 1,358 321 26.4 23.3-29.7 116 11.5 9.1-14.3 921 62.2 58.6-65.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 355 120 35.9 29.8-42.5 40 12.4 8.8-17.2 195 51.7 45.3-58.1
Appalachia II 299 78 35.1 28.3-42.7 36 13.4 9.0-19.3 185 51.5 44.4-58.5
Appalachia III 253 97 42.8 35.2-50.8 25 11.8 7.4-18.1 131 45.4 38.0-53.0
Catawba 198 61 31.9 24.6-40.2 18 13.4 7.9-21.6 119 54.7 46.3-62.9
Edisto Savannah 482 156 36.7 31.1-42.7 49 11.6 8.2-16.1 277 51.7 45.9-57.6
Low Country 475 107 28.1 22.8-34.2 48 17.0 11.2-24.9 320 54.9 48.2-61.3
Palmetto 382 104 29.8 24.0-36.3 32 11.8 8.0-17.3 246 58.4 51.8-64.6
Pee Dee 359 129 38.4 32.2-44.9 44 15.1 10.1-22.1 186 46.5 39.9-53.2
Trident 504 161 36.4 31.0-42.1 38 8.5 5.5-12.7 305 55.2 49.4-60.8
Upper Savannah 259 84 40.5 32.0-49.7 20 10.8 5.8-19.2 155 48.7 40.3-57.1
Waccamaw 554 162 36.8 31.4-42.5 56 12.6 9.4-16.8 336 50.6 45.3-55.9
Wateree 236 77 32.5 25.1-40.9 26 13.2 8.5-19.9 133 54.3 45.8-62.6
Region***
Region I 614 204 37.9 32.8-43.4 60 11.7 8.5-15.9 350 50.4 45.2-55.6
Region II 552 175 38.9 33.7-44.4 61 12.6 9.4-16.7 316 48.5 43.4-53.7
Region III 580 165 30.5 25.9-35.6 50 12.4 9.0-16.7 365 57.1 51.9-62.1
Region IV 595 206 35.9 31.1-41.0 70 14.3 10.6-19.0 319 49.8 44.5-55.1
Region V 482 156 36.7 31.1-42.7 49 11.6 8.2-16.1 277 51.7 45.9-57.6
Region VI 554 162 36.8 31.4-42.5 56 12.6 9.4-16.8 336 50.6 45.3-55.9
Region VII 504 161 36.4 31.0-42.1 38 8.5 5.5-12.7 305 55.2 49.4-60.8
Region VIII 475 107 28.1 22.8-34.2 48 17.0 11.2-24.9 320 54.9 48.2-61.3

* 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 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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