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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

Four level smoker status*

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  Total #
Respondents
Smokes everyday Smokes some days Former smoker Never smoked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,789 1,183 14.6 13.4-16.0 515 5.7 5.0- 6.6 2,965 24.5 23.1-25.8 5,126 55.2 53.4-56.9
GENDER
Male 3,703 494 15.4 13.4-17.5 209 6.1 4.9- 7.6 1,491 29.7 27.4-32.1 1,509 48.8 46.0-51.6
Female 6,086 689 14.0 12.4-15.7 306 5.4 4.5- 6.4 1,474 19.6 18.2-21.2 3,617 61.0 59.0-63.1
RACE
White 6,362 799 15.5 13.9-17.2 265 5.2 4.3- 6.3 2,256 28.8 27.1-30.6 3,042 50.5 48.4-52.6
African American 2,670 274 10.8 8.9-13.0 203 6.8 5.3- 8.6 510 14.6 12.3-17.2 1,683 67.8 64.4-71.1
Other 472 82 19.6 14.1-26.4 37 7.3 4.6-11.4 128 21.3 16.6-27.0 225 51.8 44.5-59.1
HISPANIC
Yes 156 21 14.5 7.2-27.0 14 4.8 2.1-10.6 39 22.1 14.2-32.7 82 58.6 46.0-70.3
No 9,389 1,136 14.6 13.3-15.9 492 5.8 5.0- 6.7 2,869 24.7 23.3-26.1 4,892 55.0 53.2-56.7
AGE
18-24 285 44 16.7 11.3-23.9 23 8.2 4.8-13.7 22 4.8 2.7- 8.2 196 70.4 62.5-77.2
25-34 694 118 19.1 15.2-23.7 43 4.7 3.0- 7.2 97 16.0 12.4-20.3 436 60.3 55.0-65.3
35-44 1,238 216 15.3 12.7-18.3 75 6.1 4.4- 8.4 190 16.7 13.8-20.1 757 61.9 57.8-65.8
45-54 1,838 320 17.6 15.3-20.3 152 7.8 6.3- 9.5 433 24.3 21.6-27.2 933 50.3 47.0-53.6
55-64 2,361 303 14.0 12.0-16.3 121 4.7 3.6- 6.1 788 35.9 32.9-39.1 1,149 45.4 42.3-48.5
65+ 3,373 182 5.7 4.5- 7.2 101 3.6 2.6- 5.0 1,435 42.7 40.3-45.1 1,655 47.9 45.5-50.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,379 237 28.2 23.8-33.1 118 11.1 8.2-14.7 413 23.2 19.8-27.0 611 37.5 33.0-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,059 424 17.5 15.1-20.1 187 6.6 5.2- 8.4 892 23.6 21.2-26.2 1,556 52.4 49.0-55.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,466 324 14.6 12.3-17.2 132 5.3 4.1- 6.8 727 24.2 21.7-26.9 1,283 55.9 52.6-59.2
College Graduate 2,860 197 6.1 4.8- 7.7 76 3.0 2.1- 4.3 926 26.2 23.7-28.7 1,661 64.8 61.9-67.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,160 204 23.8 19.0-29.4 97 8.7 6.4-11.7 289 20.2 16.5-24.4 570 47.3 41.6-53.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,664 264 21.1 17.9-24.8 113 8.9 6.2-12.6 459 24.0 20.7-27.7 828 46.0 41.6-50.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,117 147 16.2 12.6-20.6 62 7.8 5.4-11.3 342 25.1 21.2-29.3 566 50.9 45.8-56.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,183 144 14.6 11.4-18.5 59 4.8 3.1- 7.5 387 24.8 21.2-28.8 593 55.8 50.9-60.6
$50,000+ 3,040 271 8.6 7.2-10.3 106 3.6 2.8- 4.6 1,009 27.5 25.2-30.0 1,654 60.3 57.6-63.0
REGION**
Region I 1,264 159 14.9 12.0-18.3 62 4.6 3.2- 6.6 365 23.1 19.9-26.5 678 57.4 53.2-61.6
Region II 1,240 173 14.1 11.4-17.3 73 6.2 4.3- 8.8 341 23.0 19.9-26.5 653 56.7 52.5-60.9
Region III 1,309 134 13.2 10.2-16.9 86 6.4 4.6- 8.9 408 24.8 21.4-28.5 681 55.6 51.1-60.0
Region IV 1,168 153 18.2 14.6-22.5 58 4.6 3.3- 6.3 346 24.3 21.2-27.7 611 52.9 48.6-57.2
Region V 1,169 126 11.9 9.5-14.8 52 7.2 4.8-10.8 333 23.8 20.8-27.2 658 57.0 52.8-61.2
Region VI 1,256 163 19.4 15.7-23.7 68 6.5 4.8- 8.8 411 28.3 25.0-31.9 614 45.8 41.4-50.2
Region VII 1,188 143 12.9 9.9-16.6 65 4.7 3.1- 7.2 329 23.8 20.1-28.0 651 58.6 53.6-63.3
Region VIII 1,195 132 14.8 11.7-18.5 51 5.5 3.8- 7.9 432 28.5 25.1-32.3 580 51.2 47.0-55.4

*Data in this table was derived from the Tobacco Use questions.

** 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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