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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

Current Smoker status risk factor*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,084 5,527 75.7 74.3-76.9 1,557 24.3 23.1-25.7
GENDER
Male 2,720 2,046 72.0 69.7-74.1 674 28.0 25.9-30.3
Female 4,364 3,481 79.0 77.5-80.4 883 21.0 19.6-22.5
RACE
White 5,444 4,229 75.4 74.0-76.8 1,215 24.6 23.2-26.0
African American 1,397 1,122 78.3 75.3-81.0 275 21.7 19.0-24.7
Other 181 128 63.1 53.3-71.9 53 36.9 28.1-46.7
HISPANIC
Yes 129 93 63.6 52.0-73.8 36 36.4 26.2-48.0
No 6,872 5,365 76.0 74.7-77.3 1,507 24.0 22.7-25.3
AGE
18-24 417 291 69.7 64.2-74.6 126 30.3 25.4-35.8
25-34 1,047 764 69.6 66.0-72.9 283 30.4 27.1-34.0
35-44 1,258 904 71.8 68.9-74.6 354 28.2 25.4-31.1
45-54 1,435 1,044 71.4 68.5-74.1 391 28.6 25.9-31.5
55-64 1,313 1,071 81.6 79.1-83.8 242 18.4 16.2-20.9
65+ 1,546 1,389 91.3 89.7-92.7 157 8.7 7.3-10.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 808 546 62.4 57.7-66.8 262 37.6 33.2-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,208 1,611 69.2 66.6-71.6 597 30.8 28.4-33.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,792 1,355 75.3 72.7-77.7 437 24.7 22.3-27.3
College Graduate 2,260 2,000 88.4 86.7-90.0 260 11.6 10.0-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 834 600 71.4 67.0-75.3 234 28.6 24.7-33.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,166 843 67.8 64.1-71.4 323 32.2 28.6-35.9
$25,000- $34,999 853 615 68.0 63.8-71.9 238 32.0 28.1-36.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,094 844 74.8 71.5-77.9 250 25.2 22.1-28.5
$50,000+ 2,204 1,836 81.9 79.8-83.8 368 18.1 16.2-20.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 428 326 71.1 65.1-76.4 102 28.9 23.6-34.9
Appalachia II 853 682 80.4 77.0-83.4 171 19.6 16.6-23.0
Appalachia III 548 417 74.7 69.6-79.1 131 25.3 20.9-30.4
Catawba 489 365 72.1 66.8-76.8 124 27.9 23.2-33.2
Edisto Savannah 539 428 76.5 71.2-81.1 111 23.5 18.9-28.8
Low Country 363 286 72.7 66.0-78.5 77 27.3 21.5-34.0
Palmetto 1,067 863 78.7 75.2-81.8 204 21.3 18.2-24.8
Pee Dee 525 391 71.4 66.2-76.2 134 28.6 23.8-33.8
Trident 891 708 77.0 73.2-80.4 183 23.0 19.6-26.8
Upper Savannah 337 259 75.3 68.9-80.8 78 24.7 19.2-31.1
Waccamaw 587 451 76.2 71.8-80.1 136 23.8 19.9-28.2
Wateree 384 296 73.6 67.3-79.1 88 26.4 20.9-32.7
Region***
Region I 765 585 73.0 68.7-76.9 180 27.0 23.1-31.3
Region II 1,401 1,099 78.1 75.3-80.7 302 21.9 19.3-24.7
Region III 1,556 1,228 76.5 73.7-79.2 328 23.5 20.8-26.3
Region IV 909 687 72.4 68.4-76.0 222 27.6 24.0-31.6
Region V 539 428 76.5 71.2-81.1 111 23.5 18.9-28.8
Region VI 587 451 76.2 71.8-80.1 136 23.8 19.9-28.2
Region VII 891 708 77.0 73.2-80.4 183 23.0 19.6-26.8
Region VIII 363 286 72.7 66.0-78.5 77 27.3 21.5-34.0

*Data in this table was derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2. Current smoker=had smoked 100 cigarettes in the entire life and smoked very day or someday at the time of survey

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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