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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Indicators

Worksites prohibit smoking in both public and work areas*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,888 1,276 67.0 63.9-69.9 612 33.0 30.1-36.1
GENDER
Male 690 428 61.7 56.5-66.6 262 38.3 33.4-43.5
Female 1,198 848 71.5 67.9-74.8 350 28.5 25.2-32.1
RACE
White 1,411 984 69.9 66.6-73.1 427 30.1 26.9-33.4
African American 418 257 60.9 53.8-67.6 161 39.1 32.4-46.2
Other Minorities 45 26 56.1 37.2-73.3 19 43.9 26.7-62.8
HISPANIC
Yes 44 26 48.0 27.8-68.8 18 52.0 31.2-72.2
No 1,833 1,242 67.7 64.7-70.6 591 32.3 29.4-35.3
AGE
18-24 140 78 52.7 41.2-63.9 62 47.3 36.1-58.8
25-34 411 263 64.8 58.4-70.8 148 35.2 29.2-41.6
35-44 501 330 64.4 58.4-70.0 171 35.6 30.0-41.6
45-54 493 359 75.2 70.1-79.7 134 24.8 20.3-29.9
55-64 275 199 74.2 66.9-80.3 76 25.8 19.7-33.1
65+ 60 41 74.7 59.3-85.6 19 25.3 14.4-40.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 120 55 46.7 35.1-58.6 65 53.3 41.4-64.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 569 317 54.1 48.2-60.0 252 45.9 40.0-51.8
Some Post-H.S. 500 342 67.1 61.1-72.7 158 32.9 27.3-38.9
College Graduate 696 559 81.4 77.5-84.8 137 18.6 15.2-22.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 54 53.1 37.3-68.2 47 46.9 31.8-62.7
$15,000- 24,999 284 156 53.2 45.0-61.3 128 46.8 38.7-55.0
$25,000- 34,999 267 166 61.9 53.6-69.6 101 38.1 30.4-46.4
$35,000- 49,999 375 256 67.5 60.1-74.1 119 32.5 25.9-39.9
$50,000+ 730 552 74.6 70.2-78.6 178 25.4 21.4-29.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 78 55 69.1 56.7-79.3 23 30.9 20.7-43.3
Appalachia II 165 124 75.2 67.4-81.6 41 24.8 18.4-32.6
Appalachia III 108 77 74.7 64.6-82.6 31 25.3 17.4-35.4
Catawba 94 63 58.3 44.5-71.0 31 41.7 29.0-55.5
Edisto 40 32 77.1 57.0-89.5 8 22.9 10.5-43.0
Low Country 72 61 83.4 70.9-91.2 11 16.6 8.8-29.1
Palmetto 219 165 72.0 63.6-79.1 54 28.0 20.9-36.4
Pee Dee 573 352 56.0 49.9-62.0 221 44.0 38.0-50.1
Savannah 67 48 66.9 52.9-78.4 19 33.1 21.6-47.1
Trident 192 129 62.4 53.6-70.5 63 37.6 29.5-46.4
Upper Savannah 113 65 53.4 40.2-66.2 48 46.6 33.8-59.8
Waccamaw 87 55 61.7 46.9-74.7 32 38.3 25.3-53.1
Wateree 60 38 63.0 47.8-76.0 22 37.0 24.0-52.2

*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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