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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Tobacco Use

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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
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 823 454 57.5 53.6-61.4 369 42.5 38.6-46.4
GENDER
Male 343 202 61.5 55.6-67.1 141 38.5 32.9-44.4
Female 480 252 53.4 48.2-58.5 228 46.6 41.5-51.8
RACE
White 621 318 52.0 47.4-56.5 303 48.0 43.5-52.6
African American 166 113 73.1 65.2-79.7 53 26.9 20.3-34.8
Other Minorities 33 22 70.3 50.9-84.4 11 29.7 15.6-49.1
HISPANIC
Yes 23 19 73.4 45.6-90.1 4 26.6 9.9-54.4
No 799 435 56.8 52.8-60.7 364 43.2 39.3-47.2
AGE
18-24 99 69 68.2 57.5-77.2 30 31.8 22.8-42.5
25-34 158 97 62.2 52.8-70.7 61 37.8 29.3-47.2
35-44 218 101 47.9 40.5-55.4 117 52.1 44.6-59.5
45-54 185 106 60.6 51.6-68.9 79 39.4 31.1-48.4
55-64 100 52 52.3 41.8-62.6 48 47.7 37.4-58.2
65+ 54 28 56.3 42.1-69.5 26 43.7 30.5-57.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 140 79 58.4 48.6-67.7 61 41.6 32.3-51.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 320 172 57.4 51.0-63.6 148 42.6 36.4-49.0
Some Post-H.S. 231 138 60.2 52.9-67.1 93 39.8 32.9-47.1
College Graduate 129 63 51.3 41.8-60.7 66 48.7 39.3-58.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 106 61 58.2 47.2-68.5 45 41.8 31.5-52.8
$15,000- 24,999 177 107 64.8 56.2-72.5 70 35.2 27.5-43.8
$25,000- 34,999 129 72 58.0 47.7-67.6 57 42.0 32.4-52.3
$35,000- 49,999 158 88 56.9 48.2-65.2 70 43.1 34.8-51.8
$50,000+ 156 73 49.4 40.6-58.1 83 50.6 41.9-59.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 59 33 58.9 44.7-71.7 26 41.1 28.3-55.3
Appalachia II 86 44 50.5 37.6-63.3 42 49.5 36.7-62.4
Appalachia III 55 29 52.3 38.0-66.3 26 47.7 33.7-62.0
Catawba 57 32 56.5 42.4-69.7 25 43.5 30.3-57.6
Edisto 22 15 86.6 70.7-94.6 7 13.4 5.4-29.3
Low Country 38 20 54.5 36.0-71.9 18 45.5 28.1-64.0
Palmetto 128 69 55.5 45.2-65.4 59 44.5 34.6-54.8
Pee Dee 53 26 51.7 36.8-66.2 27 48.3 33.8-63.2
Savannah 37 27 81.4 66.5-90.6 10 18.6 9.4-33.5
Trident 98 55 56.9 45.9-67.2 43 43.1 32.8-54.1
Upper Savannah 44 26 64.2 47.2-78.3 18 35.8 21.7-52.8
Waccamaw 80 38 46.7 34.6-59.2 42 53.3 40.8-65.4
Wateree 51 31 65.2 49.4-78.3 20 34.8 21.7-50.6

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life and currently smoking daily or occasionally.

#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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