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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Smoking Cessation

On how many visits did your doctor, nurse or other health professional
recommend or discuss medication to assist you with quiting smoking,
such as nicotine gum, patch, nasal spray, inhaler, lozenge,
or prescription medication such as Wellbutrin /Zyban/Bupropion?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Once Twice 3-4 times 5 or more times Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,296 227 16.1 13.9-18.6 81 6.3 4.8- 8.2 73 5.7 4.2- 7.6 43 2.7 1.9- 3.8 872 69.2 66.1-72.2
GENDER
Male 507 84 15.5 12.1-19.5 42 8.1 5.6-11.6 35 7.2 4.7-10.9 11 1.7 0.9- 3.3 335 67.5 62.3-72.3
Female 789 143 16.7 13.9-19.9 39 4.6 3.2- 6.5 38 4.2 2.9- 5.9 32 3.6 2.4- 5.5 537 70.9 67.1-74.4
RACE
White 1,031 184 16.5 14.1-19.2 68 6.7 5.1- 8.9 60 5.5 4.1- 7.2 33 2.8 1.8- 4.2 686 68.6 65.2-71.8
African American 219 39 14.9 10.3-20.9 9 3.4 1.6- 7.0 8 5.9 2.4-14.0 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1 155 73.4 65.5-80.1
Other 36 1 3.3 0.5-19.9 3 15.1 4.1-42.4 4 8.5 2.8-22.9 2 3.2 0.7-13.3 26 69.9 48.5-85.1
HISPANIC
Yes 23 6 31.6 12.6-59.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 1 6.5 0.9-34.7 2 5.3 1.2-21.2 13 55.1 30.1-77.7
No 1,263 220 15.7 13.5-18.2 80 6.5 5.0- 8.5 70 5.6 4.1- 7.5 41 2.6 1.8- 3.8 852 69.6 66.4-72.6
AGE
18-24 101 9 6.9 3.5-13.3 5 6.7 2.5-16.8 2 3.5 0.6-17.9 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0 83 81.9 70.8-89.5
25-34 229 34 15.0 10.2-21.6 17 7.8 4.7-12.7 6 2.3 1.0- 5.4 6 2.4 1.0- 5.6 166 72.5 65.3-78.7
35-44 286 60 20.7 15.7-26.7 8 3.6 1.7- 7.2 15 5.8 3.4- 9.7 7 2.1 0.7- 6.1 196 67.9 61.3-73.9
45-54 329 55 16.0 11.9-21.3 24 6.7 4.2-10.4 25 8.2 5.0-13.0 14 4.0 2.3- 6.9 211 65.1 58.8-71.0
55-64 202 46 23.4 17.4-30.6 20 9.9 6.2-15.4 16 9.6 5.6-16.0 9 3.9 1.9- 7.7 111 53.3 45.6-60.8
65+ 145 23 14.7 9.4-22.1 7 3.9 1.8- 8.4 8 6.1 2.9-12.5 4 2.7 1.0- 7.6 103 72.6 64.0-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 32 16.5 11.0-23.9 13 6.5 3.6-11.5 13 6.3 3.4-11.5 5 3.4 1.1- 9.9 126 67.3 58.7-74.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 463 66 14.7 11.1-19.1 29 7.3 4.6-11.4 24 6.0 3.4-10.4 20 3.0 1.9- 4.9 324 69.0 63.3-74.2
Some Post-H.S. 397 83 16.5 12.9-20.8 24 6.2 3.9- 9.5 26 5.2 3.4- 8.0 13 2.8 1.5- 5.1 251 69.3 63.9-74.3
College Graduate 246 46 18.5 13.5-24.9 15 4.3 2.3- 7.8 10 5.1 2.5- 9.9 5 1.1 0.4- 2.6 170 71.1 63.9-77.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 28 12.8 8.3-19.3 9 5.0 2.4- 9.9 10 3.7 1.9- 7.3 11 6.4 2.9-13.4 131 72.1 63.8-79.1
$15,000- $24,999 267 39 12.1 8.2-17.5 13 5.0 2.7- 8.9 25 10.0 5.7-16.9 10 2.6 1.3- 5.1 180 70.4 62.8-76.9
$25,000- $34,999 179 36 19.7 13.2-28.4 14 9.3 4.7-17.5 8 2.6 1.2- 5.4 4 1.3 0.4- 3.6 117 67.2 57.8-75.4
$35,000- $49,999 204 39 18.1 13.0-24.6 14 7.5 3.8-14.4 8 6.2 2.9-12.9 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9 139 66.4 58.2-73.7
$50,000+ 339 67 18.7 14.5-23.9 24 6.0 3.8- 9.4 19 5.9 3.6- 9.6 7 1.3 0.6- 2.8 222 68.0 62.1-73.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 85 16 18.1 10.7-29.0 7 6.6 3.0-13.9 3 4.3 1.2-14.5 2 1.2 0.3- 4.8 57 69.9 57.9-79.7
Appalachia II 153 28 17.5 10.8-27.1 8 5.8 2.7-12.3 12 6.1 3.3-11.2 6 2.8 1.2- 6.4 99 67.7 58.0-76.1
Appalachia III 106 18 14.8 8.8-23.9 6 7.5 3.1-17.3 6 7.1 2.9-16.5 2 1.6 0.4- 6.8 74 68.8 57.7-78.1
Catawba 92 14 18.3 10.1-30.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 5 3.7 1.2-11.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 71 76.5 64.1-85.6
Edisto Savannah 100 13 8.3 4.4-15.1 7 6.8 2.9-15.2 6 6.4 2.8-14.0 5 2.3 0.9- 5.9 69 76.1 65.7-84.2
Low Country 69 15 20.1 11.2-33.5 3 8.0 1.7-29.9 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4 2 2.3 0.5-10.1 45 66.9 51.2-79.6
Palmetto 179 27 14.1 9.2-21.0 14 6.2 3.4-11.0 5 1.8 0.7- 4.5 7 4.1 1.7- 9.2 126 73.8 65.7-80.5
Pee Dee 103 21 15.0 9.3-23.4 6 9.6 3.5-23.5 2 2.8 0.7-10.8 2 1.7 0.4- 6.6 72 70.9 59.0-80.5
Trident 165 36 20.5 14.1-28.9 10 5.6 2.9-10.7 16 8.2 4.8-13.8 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 100 64.4 55.4-72.5
Upper Savannah 66 12 18.9 9.4-34.4 4 2.6 0.9- 7.0 3 2.9 0.8- 9.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 46 74.6 59.9-85.2
Waccamaw 103 19 16.1 9.8-25.1 11 11.4 5.7-21.7 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 4 5.9 1.6-19.0 64 61.0 49.3-71.5
Wateree 66 7 10.3 4.7-21.1 3 4.4 1.4-13.2 6 18.0 6.8-39.8 5 4.9 1.9-12.3 45 62.4 45.7-76.7
Region***
Region I 151 28 18.5 12.1-27.0 11 4.9 2.5- 9.2 6 3.7 1.4- 9.3 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 103 71.9 62.9-79.4
Region II 259 46 16.4 11.5-22.9 14 6.5 3.6-11.5 18 6.5 3.9-10.9 8 2.4 1.1- 4.8 173 68.1 60.9-74.6
Region III 271 41 15.6 11.0-21.6 15 4.4 2.5- 7.6 10 2.5 1.2- 5.1 8 2.8 1.3- 6.2 197 74.7 68.2-80.3
Region IV 169 28 12.9 8.5-19.1 9 7.3 3.3-15.4 8 9.6 4.0-21.3 7 3.1 1.4- 6.7 117 67.1 57.1-75.8
Region V 100 13 8.3 4.4-15.1 7 6.8 2.9-15.2 6 6.4 2.8-14.0 5 2.3 0.9- 5.9 69 76.1 65.7-84.2
Region VI 103 19 16.1 9.8-25.1 11 11.4 5.7-21.7 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 4 5.9 1.6-19.0 64 61.0 49.3-71.5
Region VII 165 36 20.5 14.1-28.9 10 5.6 2.9-10.7 16 8.2 4.8-13.8 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7 100 64.4 55.4-72.5
Region VIII 69 15 20.1 11.2-33.5 3 8.0 1.7-29.9 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4 2 2.3 0.5-10.1 45 66.9 51.2-79.6

*This question was asked only of current smokers and previous smokers (quitted with the past year) who reported having seen a doctor, nurse or some other health professional in the past 12 months.

#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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