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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

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 1,159 633 56.4 52.4-60.3 526 43.6 39.7-47.6
GENDER
Male 504 271 54.3 48.3-60.2 233 45.7 39.8-51.7
Female 655 362 58.6 53.6-63.4 293 41.4 36.6-46.4
RACE
White 898 466 54.1 49.7-58.4 432 45.9 41.6-50.3
African American 218 143 66.7 57.4-74.8 75 33.3 25.2-42.6
Other Minorities 36 20 49.2 27.4-71.4 16 50.8 28.6-72.6
HISPANIC
Yes 26 11 37.2 16.6-63.9 15 62.8 36.1-83.4
No 1,114 611 57.3 53.3-61.1 503 42.7 38.9-46.7
AGE
18-24 100 71 72.7 61.0-82.0 29 27.3 18.0-39.0
25-34 242 131 51.1 42.3-59.8 111 48.9 40.2-57.7
35-44 292 148 50.9 43.2-58.5 144 49.1 41.5-56.8
45-54 252 141 55.5 47.0-63.6 111 44.5 36.4-53.0
55-64 179 99 56.3 46.9-65.3 80 43.7 34.7-53.1
65+ 90 41 53.1 39.7-66.1 49 46.9 33.9-60.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 251 148 56.5 47.2-65.4 103 43.5 34.6-52.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 420 226 56.7 50.2-63.0 194 43.3 37.0-49.8
Some Post-H.S. 294 156 57.4 49.6-64.9 138 42.6 35.1-50.4
College Graduate 193 103 53.8 45.0-62.5 90 46.2 37.5-55.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 99 54.1 43.3-64.5 76 45.9 35.5-56.7
$15,000- 24,999 268 164 60.4 51.2-68.9 104 39.6 31.1-48.8
$25,000- 34,999 167 88 57.7 47.9-67.0 79 42.3 33.0-52.1
$35,000- 49,999 194 100 54.1 44.1-63.8 94 45.9 36.2-55.9
$50,000+ 243 127 54.7 46.5-62.6 116 45.3 37.4-53.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 45 33 74.1 58.2-85.5 12 25.9 14.5-41.8
Appalachia II 87 45 54.1 42.0-65.7 42 45.9 34.3-58.0
Appalachia III 64 32 46.0 33.3-59.2 32 54.0 40.8-66.7
Catawba 50 23 46.0 31.0-61.8 27 54.0 38.2-69.0
Edisto 14 11 75.7 43.7-92.6 3 24.3 7.4-56.3
Low Country 47 27 61.4 44.6-75.9 20 38.6 24.1-55.4
Palmetto 113 60 51.9 40.8-62.8 53 48.1 37.2-59.2
Pee Dee 368 201 54.3 46.8-61.5 167 45.7 38.5-53.2
Savannah 43 24 63.9 46.6-78.2 19 36.1 21.8-53.4
Trident 109 60 62.1 51.2-72.0 49 37.9 28.0-48.8
Upper Savannah 78 43 56.0 39.6-71.2 35 44.0 28.8-60.4
Waccamaw 83 44 52.5 36.1-68.4 39 47.5 31.6-63.9
Wateree 48 24 52.1 35.0-68.7 24 47.9 31.3-65.0

* 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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