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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

STATE-ADDED QUESTIONS

Do you currently use chewing tobacco or snuff every day, some days, or not at all?

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  Total
Respond.#
Every day Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 624 80 11.8 8.8-15.5 47 10.0 6.9-14.2 497 78.3 73.4-82.5
GENDER
Male 493 62 12.2 8.9-16.4 37 10.0 6.7-14.8 394 77.8 72.3-82.4
Female 131 18 9.1 5.0-15.9 10 9.8 4.3-20.6 103 81.2 70.6-88.6
RACE
White 508 64 12.6 9.3-17.0 35 8.8 5.8-13.2 409 78.6 73.2-83.1
African American 97 15 8.7 4.5-16.2 10 10.8 4.9-22.2 72 80.5 69.0-88.5
Other Minorities 13 1 5.3 0.7-31.3 2 39.4 11.8-76.0 10 55.3 22.1-84.3
HISPANIC
Yes 6 0 0.0 . - . 2 41.2 10.1-81.5 4 58.8 18.5-89.9
No 607 79 11.8 8.9-15.6 44 9.6 6.6-13.9 484 78.6 73.6-82.8
AGE
18-24 52 6 11.2 4.8-24.2 5 13.6 5.0-32.0 41 75.2 58.0-86.9
25-34 145 13 8.3 4.2-15.9 10 8.8 4.2-17.4 122 82.9 73.4-89.5
35-44 141 23 14.3 8.6-22.9 11 8.4 4.3-15.9 107 77.2 67.6-84.6
45-54 107 8 4.8 1.8-12.0 7 14.8 6.4-30.6 92 80.4 65.6-89.8
55-64 90 15 24.9 13.1-42.1 7 7.4 2.9-17.5 68 67.7 51.6-80.5
65+ 86 15 14.0 7.5-24.6 7 6.1 2.2-15.5 64 79.9 68.3-88.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 19 17.9 9.0-32.6 12 14.4 5.8-31.3 93 67.7 52.0-80.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 209 37 13.6 9.0-20.1 18 11.6 6.6-19.6 154 74.8 66.3-81.8
Some Post-H.S. 130 13 11.8 6.6-20.4 10 11.3 5.4-22.3 107 76.8 65.8-85.1
College Graduate 161 11 5.7 2.9-11.2 7 4.4 2.0- 9.2 143 89.9 83.6-93.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 79 13 8.4 3.7-17.9 8 13.4 4.2-35.4 58 78.3 59.6-89.8
$15,000- 24,999 111 8 6.2 2.6-14.1 10 17.6 8.4-33.1 93 76.2 61.7-86.4
$25,000- 34,999 72 12 18.2 9.4-32.1 3 4.9 0.9-23.4 57 76.9 61.5-87.4
$35,000- 49,999 107 12 8.7 4.3-16.7 10 9.1 4.6-17.3 85 82.2 72.5-89.0
$50,000+ 194 24 13.8 8.3-22.2 14 9.7 5.4-16.8 156 76.5 67.4-83.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 17 4 29.3 11.3-57.4 1 5.0 0.7-28.7 12 65.6 38.7-85.2
Appalachia II 61 7 7.3 3.2-15.6 3 6.4 1.8-20.6 51 86.3 73.9-93.4
Appalachia III 36 9 21.3 10.7-37.9 6 14.7 6.5-29.8 21 64.1 46.9-78.3
Catawba 34 6 19.1 6.7-43.5 1 3.8 0.5-22.5 27 77.1 53.5-90.8
Edisto 11 1 7.0 0.9-37.3 2 18.3 4.5-51.7 8 74.7 42.7-92.1
Low Country 21 2 10.9 2.4-37.5 1 11.4 1.7-49.6 18 77.7 47.1-93.2
Palmetto 64 3 3.5 1.1-10.5 10 23.1 11.9-40.0 51 73.4 57.2-85.1
Pee Dee 199 28 12.5 8.0-18.9 15 11.9 4.9-26.3 156 75.6 64.0-84.4
Savannah 18 2 10.5 2.2-38.0 1 16.7 2.6-60.4 15 72.8 38.4-92.0
Trident 49 4 12.2 4.6-28.5 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 44 86.7 70.8-94.6
Upper Savannah 40 4 11.8 4.2-28.9 2 4.4 0.8-21.0 34 83.8 65.8-93.3
Waccamaw 44 6 11.8 5.0-25.4 3 7.4 2.1-22.5 35 80.9 65.3-90.5
Wateree 27 3 5.5 1.5-18.3 1 3.7 0.5-22.6 23 90.8 74.7-97.0

#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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