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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

Do you currently use chewing tobacco, snuff, or snus 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 9,853 159 2.6 2.0- 3.4 156 2.1 1.6- 2.7 9,538 95.3 94.3-96.0
GENDER
Male 3,728 133 5.1 3.9- 6.6 103 3.3 2.4- 4.5 3,492 91.6 89.8-93.2
Female 6,125 26 0.4 0.2- 0.6 53 1.0 0.7- 1.6 6,046 98.6 98.0-99.0
RACE
White 6,406 116 3.1 2.3- 4.2 101 2.2 1.6- 3.0 6,189 94.7 93.4-95.7
African American 2,686 22 1.2 0.6- 2.2 31 1.1 0.7- 1.7 2,633 97.8 96.6-98.5
Other 473 9 2.1 0.8- 5.5 13 4.4 1.8-10.5 451 93.5 87.5-96.7
HISPANIC
Yes 156 4 1.1 0.3- 3.3 4 4.7 1.0-19.0 148 94.2 81.7-98.3
No 9,451 145 2.6 2.0- 3.4 142 2.0 1.5- 2.6 9,164 95.4 94.5-96.2
AGE
18-24 285 10 3.8 1.6- 9.2 13 5.6 2.8-11.1 262 90.5 84.1-94.5
25-34 697 17 2.5 1.3- 4.8 12 1.8 0.9- 3.6 668 95.7 93.1-97.3
35-44 1,242 33 4.7 3.0- 7.3 22 1.4 0.8- 2.4 1,187 93.9 91.3-95.8
45-54 1,849 31 1.7 1.1- 2.8 34 2.2 1.4- 3.5 1,784 96.0 94.5-97.1
55-64 2,375 28 1.8 0.9- 3.3 26 1.2 0.7- 2.1 2,321 97.0 95.4-98.1
65+ 3,405 40 1.3 0.9- 2.0 49 1.9 1.3- 2.8 3,316 96.7 95.7-97.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,385 35 2.6 1.6- 4.3 39 4.1 2.5- 6.8 1,311 93.2 90.4-95.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,082 65 3.9 2.6- 5.8 58 2.2 1.4- 3.4 2,959 93.9 91.8-95.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,478 31 2.7 1.6- 4.5 29 1.9 1.1- 3.3 2,418 95.5 93.4-96.9
College Graduate 2,883 27 1.3 0.7- 2.3 30 1.4 0.8- 2.5 2,826 97.3 95.9-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,170 18 3.4 1.7- 6.6 22 3.2 1.4- 7.1 1,130 93.4 89.1-96.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,668 19 1.5 0.8- 3.0 29 3.2 1.6- 6.2 1,620 95.3 92.3-97.2
$25,000- $34,999 1,120 26 3.6 1.9- 6.7 13 1.7 0.8- 3.3 1,081 94.7 91.6-96.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,193 19 2.2 1.0- 4.7 9 1.0 0.4- 2.4 1,165 96.8 94.2-98.2
$50,000+ 3,059 55 3.0 2.0- 4.4 49 2.0 1.3- 3.0 2,955 95.0 93.4-96.2
REGION**
Region I 1,271 19 3.2 1.7- 5.9 20 1.3 0.7- 2.4 1,232 95.6 92.8-97.3
Region II 1,248 19 2.4 1.3- 4.5 21 2.2 1.3- 3.8 1,208 95.4 93.0-96.9
Region III 1,317 20 3.5 1.9- 6.4 19 1.7 0.8- 3.4 1,278 94.8 91.8-96.8
Region IV 1,176 29 2.7 1.6- 4.6 29 4.5 2.7- 7.6 1,118 92.7 89.5-95.0
Region V 1,182 18 3.3 1.8- 6.2 16 1.6 0.7- 3.7 1,148 95.0 91.9-97.0
Region VI 1,262 28 2.4 1.5- 3.9 22 1.6 1.0- 2.7 1,212 96.0 94.3-97.2
Region VII 1,195 12 1.1 0.5- 2.5 12 1.8 0.7- 4.1 1,171 97.2 94.8-98.5
Region VIII 1,202 14 1.9 1.0- 3.5 17 2.1 1.0- 4.4 1,171 96.0 93.5-97.5

** 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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