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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,936 1,067 58.9 55.7-62.1 869 41.1 37.9-44.3
GENDER
Male 818 437 59.2 54.2-63.9 381 40.8 36.1-45.8
Female 1,118 630 58.7 54.7-62.5 488 41.3 37.5-45.3
RACE
White 1,453 740 53.5 49.9-57.2 713 46.5 42.8-50.1
African American 339 242 74.5 67.6-80.4 97 25.5 19.6-32.4
Other 116 69 59.3 45.6-71.7 47 40.7 28.3-54.4
HISPANIC
Yes 25 14 56.7 29.0-80.8 11 43.3 19.2-71.0
No 1,890 1,041 59.1 55.8-62.3 849 40.9 37.7-44.2
AGE
18-24 88 58 64.0 50.2-75.8 30 36.0 24.2-49.8
25-34 249 151 60.8 52.8-68.3 98 39.2 31.7-47.2
35-44 350 210 64.6 57.8-70.9 140 35.4 29.1-42.2
45-54 536 275 51.1 45.8-56.4 261 48.9 43.6-54.2
55-64 430 225 57.5 51.5-63.2 205 42.5 36.8-48.5
65+ 283 148 54.1 46.8-61.1 135 45.9 38.9-53.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 340 208 60.2 51.6-68.3 132 39.8 31.7-48.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 754 409 57.4 52.3-62.4 345 42.6 37.6-47.7
Some Post-H.S. 495 272 60.2 54.1-66.1 223 39.8 33.9-45.9
College Graduate 343 174 59.0 51.4-66.2 169 41.0 33.8-48.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 273 176 67.1 59.3-74.2 97 32.9 25.8-40.7
$15,000- $24,999 391 234 63.4 55.9-70.3 157 36.6 29.7-44.1
$25,000- $34,999 261 154 61.0 52.7-68.8 107 39.0 31.2-47.3
$35,000- $49,999 268 131 52.8 43.6-61.8 137 47.2 38.2-56.4
$50,000+ 515 251 53.8 48.0-59.6 264 46.2 40.4-52.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 135 71 56.5 43.1-69.1 64 43.5 30.9-56.9
Appalachia II 125 67 60.6 48.6-71.4 58 39.4 28.6-51.4
Appalachia III 109 59 52.9 40.0-65.4 50 47.1 34.6-60.0
Catawba 90 53 62.6 50.1-73.7 37 37.4 26.3-49.9
Edisto Savannah 230 137 62.2 53.7-70.0 93 37.8 30.0-46.3
Low Country 186 98 59.2 48.2-69.3 88 40.8 30.7-51.8
Palmetto 155 82 56.1 45.9-65.8 73 43.9 34.2-54.1
Pee Dee 157 95 60.9 50.8-70.1 62 39.1 29.9-49.2
Trident 246 135 59.8 52.1-67.0 111 40.2 33.0-47.9
Upper Savannah 125 70 61.2 49.2-72.0 55 38.8 28.0-50.8
Waccamaw 256 136 60.5 52.8-67.7 120 39.5 32.3-47.2
Wateree 96 49 58.6 42.4-73.2 47 41.4 26.8-57.6
Region***
Region I 260 141 58.8 49.7-67.4 119 41.2 32.6-50.3
Region II 234 126 56.9 48.0-65.3 108 43.1 34.7-52.0
Region III 245 135 58.5 50.6-66.0 110 41.5 34.0-49.4
Region IV 253 144 60.0 51.1-68.2 109 40.0 31.8-48.9
Region V 230 137 62.2 53.7-70.0 93 37.8 30.0-46.3
Region VI 256 136 60.5 52.8-67.7 120 39.5 32.3-47.2
Region VII 246 135 59.8 52.1-67.0 111 40.2 33.0-47.9
Region VIII 186 98 59.2 48.2-69.3 88 40.8 30.7-51.8

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they now smoke cigarettes every day or some days.

#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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