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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 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 1,528 929 65.5 60.6-70.1 599 34.5 29.9-39.4
GENDER
Male 667 399 65.4 57.9-72.1 268 34.6 27.9-42.1
Female 861 530 65.7 59.8-71.0 331 34.3 29.0-40.2
RACE
White 964 531 58.5 52.2-64.6 433 41.5 35.4-47.8
African American 447 319 77.0 70.1-82.8 128 23.0 17.2-29.9
Other 86 60 79.9 63.4-90.1 26 20.1 9.9-36.6
HISPANIC
Yes 15 12 90.5 64.2-98.1 3 9.5 1.9-35.8
No 1,487 899 64.7 59.7-69.4 588 35.3 30.6-40.3
AGE
18-24 54 43 85.0 70.2-93.1 11 15.0 6.9-29.8
25-34 167 114 70.0 55.3-81.5 53 30.0 18.5-44.7
35-44 244 142 61.5 52.5-69.7 102 38.5 30.3-47.5
45-54 380 234 58.5 50.7-66.0 146 41.5 34.0-49.3
55-64 418 245 58.5 51.5-65.3 173 41.5 34.7-48.5
65+ 265 151 58.7 48.9-67.7 114 41.3 32.3-51.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 310 193 70.3 60.5-78.4 117 29.7 21.6-39.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 581 358 67.4 60.9-73.3 223 32.6 26.7-39.1
Some Post-H.S. 406 256 63.3 50.6-74.4 150 36.7 25.6-49.4
College Graduate 231 122 57.1 44.0-69.4 109 42.9 30.6-56.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 193 73.7 63.4-81.9 104 26.3 18.1-36.6
$15,000- $24,999 364 236 66.5 57.6-74.4 128 33.5 25.6-42.4
$25,000- $34,999 172 101 70.8 58.7-80.5 71 29.2 19.5-41.3
$35,000- $49,999 173 106 63.0 49.2-74.9 67 37.0 25.1-50.8
$50,000+ 326 178 61.3 52.5-69.5 148 38.7 30.5-47.5
REGION**
Region I 192 103 60.6 49.3-70.9 89 39.4 29.1-50.7
Region II 176 117 65.0 48.3-78.7 59 35.0 21.3-51.7
Region III 201 125 69.9 58.7-79.2 76 30.1 20.8-41.3
Region IV 235 152 71.2 62.9-78.3 83 28.8 21.7-37.1
Region V 186 114 63.6 54.5-71.8 72 36.4 28.2-45.5
Region VI 187 105 52.7 41.6-63.6 82 47.3 36.4-58.4
Region VII 184 109 64.9 51.9-76.0 75 35.1 24.0-48.1
Region VIII 167 104 67.7 57.5-76.5 63 32.3 23.5-42.5

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

** 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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