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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Indicators

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,494 4,290 74.4 72.9-75.8 1,204 25.6 24.2-27.1
GENDER
Male 2,069 1,429 65.5 63.0-68.0 640 34.5 32.0-37.0
Female 3,425 2,861 82.4 80.9-83.9 564 17.6 16.1-19.1
RACE
White 4,327 3,430 76.5 74.9-78.0 897 23.5 22.0-25.1
African American 982 742 72.1 68.5-75.4 240 27.9 24.6-31.5
Other 143 92 57.9 47.8-67.4 51 42.1 32.6-52.2
HISPANIC
Yes 133 93 63.2 52.1-73.0 40 36.8 27.0-47.9
No 5,315 4,158 74.8 73.3-76.2 1,157 25.2 23.8-26.7
AGE
18-24 343 248 67.6 61.5-73.2 95 32.4 26.8-38.5
25-34 874 653 70.2 66.4-73.8 221 29.8 26.2-33.6
35-44 1,047 761 69.2 65.8-72.4 286 30.8 27.6-34.2
45-54 1,113 870 76.6 73.5-79.4 243 23.4 20.6-26.5
55-64 927 769 80.8 77.6-83.5 158 19.2 16.5-22.4
65+ 1,146 954 82.4 79.6-84.8 192 17.6 15.2-20.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 651 483 69.2 64.5-73.5 168 30.8 26.5-35.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,640 1,222 70.6 67.7-73.3 418 29.4 26.7-32.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,442 1,166 77.6 74.7-80.2 276 22.4 19.8-25.3
College Graduate 1,751 1,412 78.2 75.9-80.5 339 21.8 19.5-24.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 644 506 75.2 70.3-79.5 138 24.8 20.5-29.7
$15,000- $24,999 914 675 69.5 65.6-73.2 239 30.5 26.8-34.4
$25,000- $34,999 686 528 73.4 68.9-77.5 158 26.6 22.5-31.1
$35,000- $49,999 832 637 73.4 69.5-76.9 195 26.6 23.1-30.5
$50,000+ 1,786 1,426 76.6 74.1-78.9 360 23.4 21.1-25.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 343 273 76.8 70.7-81.9 70 23.2 18.1-29.3
Appalachia II 644 514 75.0 70.2-79.2 130 25.0 20.8-29.8
Appalachia III 439 342 72.9 67.1-78.1 97 27.1 21.9-32.9
Catawba 356 275 75.6 70.1-80.5 81 24.4 19.5-29.9
Edisto Savannah 427 334 75.4 70.0-80.1 93 24.6 19.9-30.0
Low Country 278 215 73.4 65.9-79.7 63 26.6 20.3-34.1
Palmetto 843 681 76.6 72.7-80.1 162 23.4 19.9-27.3
Pee Dee 393 291 69.3 63.3-74.7 102 30.7 25.3-36.7
Trident 692 540 74.8 70.8-78.5 152 25.2 21.5-29.2
Upper Savannah 279 222 76.4 69.6-82.0 57 23.6 18.0-30.4
Waccamaw 471 360 71.1 65.4-76.1 111 28.9 23.9-34.6
Wateree 285 211 74.8 68.6-80.2 74 25.2 19.8-31.4

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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