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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Tobacco Indicators

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About how long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Within 6 months Within 1 year Within 5 years Within 10 years More than 10 years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 617 37 6.6 4.7- 9.1 19 2.9 1.8- 4.7 119 19.4 16.2-23.1 85 14.9 12.0-18.4 357 56.2 51.8-60.5
GENDER
Male 310 16 5.7 3.4- 9.3 7 2.2 1.0- 4.6 51 17.5 13.3-22.7 43 14.9 10.9-20.0 193 59.7 53.5-65.5
Female 307 21 7.8 4.9-12.1 12 4.0 2.2- 7.1 68 22.0 17.4-27.4 42 14.9 11.0-19.9 164 51.3 45.3-57.4
RACE
White 528 28 6.1 4.1- 8.9 17 3.2 1.9- 5.2 103 19.6 16.2-23.6 68 13.7 10.8-17.3 312 57.4 52.7-61.9
African American 67 8 10.6 5.1-21.0 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7 11 18.1 9.5-31.6 15 23.1 13.1-37.5 31 45.9 32.8-59.6
Other Minorities 17 1 2.6 0.4-17.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 20.9 7.5-46.3 1 9.4 1.3-44.2 11 67.0 40.6-85.8
HISPANIC
Yes 6 1 15.0 1.9-61.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.4 1.1-48.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 75.6 33.9-94.9
No 605 35 6.3 4.4- 8.9 19 3.0 1.9- 4.8 117 19.6 16.4-23.4 83 14.8 11.9-18.4 351 56.2 51.8-60.5
AGE
18-24 12 9 76.6 45.7-92.7 1 9.4 1.3-44.7 2 14.1 3.2-44.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 57 6 10.2 4.5-21.7 4 6.6 2.4-16.8 23 44.4 31.0-58.6 16 27.7 16.9-42.0 8 11.1 5.4-21.5
35-44 91 3 2.5 0.7- 8.7 4 3.6 1.3- 9.5 26 25.9 17.6-36.5 20 24.4 15.9-35.6 38 43.5 32.9-54.9
45-54 137 11 9.6 5.2-17.1 5 3.9 1.6- 9.1 23 16.1 10.2-24.6 13 9.3 5.2-16.0 85 61.1 51.5-70.0
55-64 130 4 2.8 1.0- 7.8 4 3.4 1.2- 9.3 24 18.7 12.7-26.7 16 13.3 8.2-21.0 82 61.7 52.6-70.1
65+ 174 3 1.8 0.5- 6.1 1 0.4 0.0- 2.5 20 12.8 8.1-19.7 17 11.9 7.1-19.3 133 73.2 64.8-80.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 82 8 8.2 3.6-17.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 18 22.5 13.7-34.6 14 21.2 12.1-34.3 41 47.3 35.4-59.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 157 10 6.8 3.6-12.7 7 5.1 2.4-10.7 33 18.9 13.3-26.0 24 17.3 11.6-25.1 83 51.9 43.5-60.2
Some Post-H.S. 176 13 8.7 5.0-14.7 7 2.9 1.4- 6.2 32 19.7 13.9-27.3 22 12.8 8.3-19.3 102 55.9 47.6-63.8
College Graduate 200 6 3.7 1.6- 8.4 4 2.1 0.8- 5.4 36 18.4 13.2-25.0 25 12.1 8.0-17.8 129 63.8 56.3-70.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 43 6 9.2 3.7-21.0 1 3.9 0.5-22.8 10 24.3 12.5-41.8 5 17.0 5.7-40.8 21 45.7 29.3-63.0
$15,000- 24,999 74 5 6.0 2.3-14.6 0 0.0 . - . 21 27.0 17.2-39.6 12 18.4 10.5-30.4 36 48.6 36.1-61.3
$25,000- 34,999 70 6 9.9 4.3-21.1 5 6.9 2.8-16.0 14 18.8 11.0-30.1 5 4.8 1.8-12.0 40 59.7 46.9-71.3
$35,000- 49,999 104 4 4.4 1.6-11.3 4 3.1 1.1- 8.4 30 30.7 21.9-41.2 15 16.9 10.1-26.7 51 44.9 34.9-55.4
$50,000+ 216 10 5.6 3.0-10.2 7 3.3 1.5- 6.9 27 13.1 8.7-19.1 34 16.1 11.4-22.2 138 62.0 54.6-68.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 43 4 10.8 3.9-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 9 27.0 14.0-45.6 2 6.0 1.5-21.0 28 56.2 39.4-71.7
Appalachia II 77 4 5.6 2.0-14.7 3 3.5 1.1-10.5 18 21.3 12.9-33.0 8 10.0 4.8-19.7 44 59.6 47.1-71.0
Appalachia III 36 4 15.0 5.8-33.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.0 1.5-21.0 8 22.2 10.8-40.1 22 56.8 39.2-72.9
Catawba 43 2 3.8 0.9-14.1 3 6.9 2.1-20.4 10 24.2 12.9-40.8 5 13.3 5.2-30.0 23 51.7 35.9-67.2
Edisto 13 1 10.3 1.5-47.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 18.0 5.4-45.8 3 24.0 7.5-55.3 6 47.6 21.5-75.1
Low Country 36 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 4 12.0 4.3-29.0 6 16.6 7.3-33.4 26 71.4 53.6-84.4
Palmetto 87 6 7.2 2.9-16.7 4 3.9 1.4-10.3 20 23.4 14.8-34.8 7 9.2 4.2-18.8 50 56.3 44.7-67.4
Pee Dee 47 3 7.8 2.3-23.6 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 7 16.2 7.7-30.7 10 23.1 11.9-40.0 26 51.3 35.9-66.4
Savannah 22 1 4.2 0.6-24.9 1 5.5 0.8-30.2 3 12.9 3.9-35.2 5 27.0 11.2-52.0 12 50.4 29.2-71.5
Trident 76 5 6.6 2.4-16.8 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1 18 25.6 16.0-38.2 9 10.7 5.3-20.5 43 56.0 43.5-67.8
Upper Savannah 39 2 5.6 1.2-21.9 4 13.5 5.0-31.5 6 14.3 6.2-29.7 4 12.8 4.6-30.9 23 53.8 36.8-70.0
Waccamaw 49 3 6.0 1.8-17.8 0 0.0 . - . 8 14.1 6.9-26.9 12 27.0 14.6-44.5 26 52.9 37.1-68.1
Wateree 41 1 2.9 0.4-18.0 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 10 22.6 12.0-38.3 6 14.9 6.6-30.3 23 58.1 41.9-72.8

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported stopped smoking regularly.

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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