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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Tobacco Use

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,192 1,547 47.4 45.4-49.4 1,645 52.6 50.6-54.6
GENDER
Male 1,262 706 54.0 50.9-57.2 556 46.0 42.8-49.1
Female 1,930 841 41.4 38.9-43.9 1,089 58.6 56.1-61.1
RACE
White 2,387 1,236 51.5 49.2-53.8 1,151 48.5 46.2-50.8
African American 669 247 35.5 31.4-39.9 422 64.5 60.1-68.6
Other Minorities 103 54 51.7 40.5-62.7 49 48.3 37.3-59.5
HISPANIC
Yes 83 31 44.1 31.6-57.5 52 55.9 42.5-68.4
No 3,089 1,507 47.5 45.5-49.5 1,582 52.5 50.5-54.5
AGE
18-24 274 116 38.2 32.0-44.8 158 61.8 55.2-68.0
25-34 600 227 38.7 34.2-43.4 373 61.3 56.6-65.8
35-44 674 332 48.6 44.4-52.9 342 51.4 47.1-55.6
45-54 639 343 54.4 49.9-58.8 296 45.6 41.2-50.1
55-64 423 243 54.4 49.2-59.5 180 45.6 40.5-50.8
65+ 526 258 49.8 45.1-54.4 268 50.2 45.6-54.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 422 235 53.9 48.1-59.7 187 46.1 40.3-51.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 963 499 51.0 47.3-54.6 464 49.0 45.4-52.7
Some Post-H.S. 903 440 47.1 43.3-50.9 463 52.9 49.1-56.7
College Graduate 896 367 39.4 35.9-42.9 529 60.6 57.1-64.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 307 159 48.9 41.9-56.0 148 51.1 44.0-58.1
$15,000- 24,999 527 269 49.3 44.0-54.7 258 50.7 45.3-56.0
$25,000- 34,999 466 214 45.1 39.8-50.5 252 54.9 49.5-60.2
$35,000- 49,999 534 275 51.1 46.4-55.8 259 48.9 44.2-53.6
$50,000+ 879 401 44.8 41.2-48.4 478 55.2 51.6-58.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 108 52.1 44.4-59.6 94 47.9 40.4-55.6
Appalachia II 389 181 45.4 39.8-51.1 208 54.6 48.9-60.2
Appalachia III 220 101 45.5 38.5-52.7 119 54.5 47.3-61.5
Catawba 204 102 46.3 38.0-54.9 102 53.7 45.1-62.0
Edisto 93 38 41.5 30.1-53.9 55 58.5 46.1-69.9
Low Country 152 81 52.0 43.1-60.8 71 48.0 39.2-56.9
Palmetto 502 234 47.5 42.4-52.6 268 52.5 47.4-57.6
Pee Dee 218 103 43.5 36.4-50.9 115 56.5 49.1-63.6
Savannah 141 62 45.2 36.2-54.5 79 54.8 45.5-63.8
Trident 406 190 44.0 38.4-49.7 216 56.0 50.3-61.6
Upper Savannah 176 87 49.8 41.5-58.1 89 50.2 41.9-58.5
Waccamaw 246 138 57.1 49.9-64.0 108 42.9 36.0-50.1
Wateree 187 96 49.4 41.2-57.7 91 50.6 42.3-58.8

#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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