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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Tobacco Indicators

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,534 1,063 66.4 63.4-69.3 471 33.6 30.7-36.6
GENDER
Male 575 364 59.0 54.1-63.7 211 41.0 36.3-45.9
Female 959 699 72.8 69.4-76.0 260 27.2 24.0-30.6
RACE
White 1,157 817 68.6 65.2-71.9 340 31.4 28.1-34.8
African American 328 220 62.7 56.1-68.9 108 37.3 31.1-43.9
Other Minorities 36 16 40.1 24.1-58.5 20 59.9 41.5-75.9
HISPANIC
Yes 28 14 63.7 43.2-80.2 14 36.3 19.8-56.8
No 1,502 1,049 66.6 63.6-69.5 453 33.4 30.5-36.4
AGE
18-24 129 75 53.1 42.2-63.7 54 46.9 36.3-57.8
25-34 374 254 64.9 58.9-70.4 120 35.1 29.6-41.1
35-44 419 280 64.0 58.5-69.2 139 36.0 30.8-41.5
45-54 384 287 75.4 70.1-80.0 97 24.6 20.0-29.9
55-64 158 115 70.9 62.0-78.4 43 29.1 21.6-38.0
65+ 46 34 71.2 54.9-83.4 12 28.8 16.6-45.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 38 34.2 24.4-45.7 60 65.8 54.3-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 455 272 58.9 53.5-64.1 183 41.1 35.9-46.5
Some Post-H.S. 451 318 67.4 61.3-73.0 133 32.6 27.0-38.7
College Graduate 530 435 80.6 76.4-84.1 95 19.4 15.9-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 67 42 57.5 42.3-71.3 25 42.5 28.7-57.7
$15,000- 24,999 224 132 54.0 44.7-63.0 92 46.0 37.0-55.3
$25,000- 34,999 239 156 60.0 51.9-67.6 83 40.0 32.4-48.1
$35,000- 49,999 288 197 64.3 57.7-70.3 91 35.7 29.7-42.3
$50,000+ 577 443 76.0 71.9-79.6 134 24.0 20.4-28.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 75 47 60.8 48.0-72.2 28 39.2 27.8-52.0
Appalachia II 213 156 71.4 63.9-77.9 57 28.6 22.1-36.1
Appalachia III 102 69 71.0 60.8-79.4 33 29.0 20.6-39.2
Catawba 122 79 55.1 42.2-67.3 43 44.9 32.7-57.8
Edisto 45 33 59.3 40.9-75.5 12 40.7 24.5-59.1
Low Country 65 39 56.4 42.8-69.0 26 43.6 31.0-57.2
Palmetto 267 192 69.1 61.9-75.5 75 30.9 24.5-38.1
Pee Dee 88 59 65.3 53.2-75.8 29 34.7 24.2-46.8
Savannah 68 49 68.1 54.4-79.3 19 31.9 20.7-45.6
Trident 201 148 76.6 69.6-82.3 53 23.4 17.7-30.4
Upper Savannah 88 60 67.2 55.2-77.4 28 32.8 22.6-44.8
Waccamaw 89 55 53.4 40.9-65.5 34 46.6 34.5-59.1
Wateree 91 66 65.9 51.7-77.7 25 34.1 22.3-48.3

*Data in this table were derived from the two worksite questions from Tobacco Indicator Module.

#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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