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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Tobacco Indicators

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In the past 12 months, have you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional to get any kind of care for yourself?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 773 475 58.7 54.6-62.8 298 41.3 37.2-45.4
GENDER
Male 322 157 48.9 42.7-55.1 165 51.1 44.9-57.3
Female 451 318 68.9 63.4-73.8 133 31.1 26.2-36.6
RACE
White 588 361 58.9 54.1-63.5 227 41.1 36.5-45.9
African American 151 97 62.6 53.2-71.2 54 37.4 28.8-46.8
Other Minorities 31 15 39.8 22.6-59.9 16 60.2 40.1-77.4
HISPANIC
Yes 21 10 34.8 16.3-59.4 11 65.2 40.6-83.7
No 751 464 59.9 55.8-63.9 287 40.1 36.1-44.2
AGE
18-24 90 55 60.0 48.7-70.3 35 40.0 29.7-51.3
25-34 151 68 38.5 30.0-47.8 83 61.5 52.2-70.0
35-44 208 130 60.7 52.8-68.1 78 39.3 31.9-47.2
45-54 173 115 64.8 55.5-73.1 58 35.2 26.9-44.5
55-64 97 66 68.9 58.2-77.9 31 31.1 22.1-41.8
65+ 48 37 75.6 60.5-86.3 11 24.4 13.7-39.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 135 80 56.2 46.1-65.8 55 43.8 34.2-53.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 299 170 53.2 46.4-59.9 129 46.8 40.1-53.6
Some Post-H.S. 220 144 66.7 59.4-73.2 76 33.3 26.8-40.6
College Graduate 116 79 63.4 53.0-72.6 37 36.6 27.4-47.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 100 70 71.8 59.9-81.4 30 28.2 18.6-40.1
$15,000- 24,999 165 94 50.0 41.0-59.0 71 50.0 41.0-59.0
$25,000- 34,999 120 69 58.2 47.6-68.2 51 41.8 31.8-52.4
$35,000- 49,999 150 95 60.4 51.3-68.8 55 39.6 31.2-48.7
$50,000+ 148 92 59.1 50.0-67.6 56 40.9 32.4-50.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 54 34 63.6 49.0-76.1 20 36.4 23.9-51.0
Appalachia II 80 48 53.7 40.0-66.9 32 46.3 33.1-60.0
Appalachia III 49 28 53.0 37.7-67.8 21 47.0 32.2-62.3
Catawba 55 36 67.1 52.8-78.7 19 32.9 21.3-47.2
Edisto 21 12 59.6 31.8-82.3 9 40.4 17.7-68.2
Low Country 36 23 59.8 40.6-76.3 13 40.2 23.7-59.4
Palmetto 118 80 61.0 49.5-71.5 38 39.0 28.5-50.5
Pee Dee 49 29 61.0 44.7-75.1 20 39.0 24.9-55.3
Savannah 36 22 51.6 33.4-69.4 14 48.4 30.6-66.6
Trident 94 54 58.8 47.6-69.2 40 41.2 30.8-52.4
Upper Savannah 42 20 46.9 30.6-63.8 22 53.1 36.2-69.4
Waccamaw 75 48 60.3 46.7-72.4 27 39.7 27.6-53.3
Wateree 50 32 63.7 47.2-77.6 18 36.3 22.4-52.8

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking regularly within the past year.

#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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