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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Tobacco Indicators

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Which of the following best describes your place of works' official smoking policy for work areas?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not allowed Allowed in some areas Allowed in all areas No official policy
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,533 1,266 80.1 77.3-82.6 166 12.0 10.2-14.1 28 2.0 1.3- 3.1 73 5.9 4.2- 8.1
GENDER
Male 575 447 74.4 69.5-78.7 77 14.4 11.4-17.9 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8 39 8.7 5.6-13.4
Female 958 819 85.0 82.1-87.5 89 10.0 7.9-12.6 16 1.6 0.9- 2.6 34 3.4 2.4- 4.9
RACE
White 1,155 959 81.2 78.0-84.0 117 10.7 8.8-12.9 24 2.3 1.4- 3.8 55 5.8 3.8- 8.7
African American 329 272 78.4 72.3-83.5 44 16.4 11.9-22.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 12 4.9 2.5- 9.1
Other Minorities 36 23 64.8 46.2-79.7 5 10.2 3.9-24.3 3 8.1 2.4-23.8 5 16.9 6.9-36.1
HISPANIC
Yes 28 19 77.8 59.3-89.4 7 16.9 7.4-34.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.3 1.1-22.1
No 1,501 1,245 80.2 77.4-82.8 158 11.9 10.1-14.0 28 2.0 1.3- 3.2 70 5.8 4.2- 8.1
AGE
18-24 128 100 73.4 60.6-83.2 19 14.3 8.5-22.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 8 11.5 4.3-27.3
25-34 372 295 77.1 71.6-81.7 46 13.9 10.2-18.6 10 2.4 1.2- 4.6 21 6.7 4.2-10.5
35-44 417 345 79.9 74.7-84.3 49 12.9 9.5-17.1 6 2.0 0.9- 4.5 17 5.2 2.8- 9.4
45-54 387 334 86.2 81.9-89.7 33 9.5 6.6-13.5 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 15 3.2 1.9- 5.5
55-64 158 131 81.4 72.8-87.8 14 9.3 5.4-15.7 5 4.6 1.3-14.9 8 4.6 2.2- 9.2
65+ 48 40 80.0 64.0-89.9 3 9.4 3.0-25.6 1 2.7 0.4-16.9 4 7.9 2.8-20.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 97 58 60.1 48.0-71.1 27 26.2 17.7-37.0 7 9.3 3.7-21.6 5 4.3 1.7-10.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 455 348 74.4 69.2-78.9 62 15.7 12.0-20.3 11 2.1 1.1- 4.0 34 7.8 5.3-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 452 383 81.4 75.0-86.4 42 9.4 6.7-13.0 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2 21 7.9 4.0-15.1
College Graduate 529 477 89.4 86.0-92.0 35 7.4 5.2-10.4 4 0.6 0.2- 1.6 13 2.6 1.4- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 51 68.5 51.9-81.5 11 18.5 9.7-32.5 1 6.8 1.0-34.6 4 6.2 1.9-17.9
$15,000- 24,999 225 172 71.8 61.3-80.4 33 16.0 10.6-23.3 7 2.4 1.0- 5.6 13 9.8 3.7-23.3
$25,000- 34,999 239 189 75.0 66.9-81.7 32 14.9 10.1-21.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 15 9.1 4.6-17.0
$35,000- 49,999 289 237 79.7 73.9-84.5 32 13.3 9.3-18.6 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 14 4.4 2.4- 7.8
$50,000+ 576 504 86.7 83.2-89.5 42 7.6 5.4-10.5 9 1.7 0.8- 3.2 21 4.1 2.6- 6.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 75 61 81.5 69.8-89.4 10 12.9 6.8-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 5.6 1.7-16.5
Appalachia II 214 185 84.6 78.0-89.5 17 9.2 5.4-15.0 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3 10 5.2 2.6- 9.9
Appalachia III 102 85 86.0 77.7-91.6 10 8.0 4.0-15.2 2 2.1 0.4- 9.1 5 3.9 1.5- 9.5
Catawba 121 96 72.3 56.9-83.8 19 15.1 9.2-23.6 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3 4 11.1 2.9-34.4
Edisto 45 39 79.6 60.3-91.0 3 12.4 3.9-33.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5 2 6.7 1.7-23.1
Low Country 65 50 71.9 57.5-82.8 10 19.3 10.2-33.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 8.9 3.4-21.1
Palmetto 269 228 83.3 76.7-88.3 28 9.9 6.7-14.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 11 6.0 2.7-12.8
Pee Dee 89 74 80.4 68.9-88.4 9 14.5 7.5-26.3 4 3.7 1.3- 9.7 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5
Savannah 67 52 76.0 62.7-85.7 12 19.4 10.7-32.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.6 2 3.3 0.8-12.3
Trident 199 168 84.9 78.5-89.6 16 8.4 4.9-14.1 6 2.8 1.2- 6.7 9 3.9 1.9- 7.6
Upper Savannah 88 74 81.7 69.8-89.6 9 12.6 6.1-24.3 1 2.2 0.3-14.1 4 3.5 1.2- 9.7
Waccamaw 89 67 70.4 57.2-80.9 12 14.4 8.0-24.4 2 5.3 0.9-24.8 8 9.9 4.7-19.9
Wateree 91 76 75.4 59.6-86.4 7 12.8 5.0-28.9 4 4.7 1.6-13.0 4 7.2 1.9-24.1

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported working indoors most of the time.

#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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