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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes everyday, some days, or not at all?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,346 1,164 38.9 36.9-41.0 393 13.8 12.2-15.5 1,789 47.3 45.3-49.4
GENDER
Male 1,594 520 37.4 34.4-40.5 154 13.6 11.2-16.3 920 49.0 46.0-52.1
Female 1,752 644 40.9 38.2-43.7 239 14.0 12.2-16.1 869 45.0 42.4-47.7
RACE
White 2,747 937 38.1 35.9-40.3 278 11.3 9.9-13.0 1,532 50.6 48.4-52.8
African American 481 176 39.9 34.5-45.6 99 21.2 16.7-26.5 206 38.9 33.7-44.3
Other 85 41 50.0 37.1-62.9 12 22.4 11.7-38.5 32 27.6 18.7-38.8
HISPANIC
Yes 51 27 61.3 44.2-76.0 9 16.9 7.4-34.0 15 21.8 11.7-37.1
No 3,253 1,129 38.5 36.4-40.6 378 13.5 11.9-15.2 1,746 48.0 45.9-50.1
AGE
18-24 160 87 51.5 42.5-60.5 39 29.4 21.3-39.1 34 19.1 13.3-26.6
25-34 410 202 50.5 44.7-56.3 81 20.0 15.7-25.2 127 29.4 24.5-34.9
35-44 542 274 51.5 46.7-56.3 80 12.9 10.1-16.4 188 35.5 31.1-40.2
45-54 747 290 41.2 37.0-45.4 101 13.4 10.8-16.4 356 45.5 41.4-49.6
55-64 721 191 26.1 22.7-29.9 51 6.9 5.1- 9.3 479 66.9 63.0-70.7
65+ 740 119 14.4 11.9-17.3 38 4.7 3.3- 6.6 583 80.9 77.7-83.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 470 202 49.0 43.3-54.8 60 14.3 10.3-19.5 208 36.7 31.7-42.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,109 470 46.5 42.9-50.2 127 14.4 11.7-17.5 512 39.2 35.8-42.6
Some Post-H.S. 899 326 38.3 34.5-42.3 111 14.6 11.6-18.2 462 47.1 43.2-51.1
College Graduate 861 165 20.8 17.7-24.4 95 11.7 9.1-14.9 601 67.5 63.4-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 419 176 43.6 37.5-50.0 58 18.0 12.8-24.7 185 38.4 32.7-44.4
$15,000- $24,999 601 226 41.4 36.3-46.7 97 19.6 15.3-24.8 278 39.0 34.2-44.1
$25,000- $34,999 453 184 49.0 43.3-54.7 54 12.7 9.1-17.3 215 38.3 33.2-43.7
$35,000- $49,999 520 182 37.7 32.7-42.9 68 14.6 11.2-18.8 270 47.7 42.6-52.9
$50,000+ 973 290 33.3 29.9-37.0 78 8.9 6.8-11.6 605 57.8 54.1-61.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 225 81 46.5 38.6-54.7 21 8.0 4.9-12.8 123 45.5 37.9-53.2
Appalachia II 360 130 37.7 31.9-43.9 41 11.7 8.1-16.5 189 50.6 44.5-56.7
Appalachia III 259 99 41.4 34.3-48.9 32 15.5 9.5-24.1 128 43.1 36.1-50.4
Catawba 230 93 40.7 33.2-48.6 31 17.1 11.5-24.7 106 42.2 34.7-50.0
Edisto Savannah 243 84 38.2 30.8-46.3 27 16.1 9.7-25.4 132 45.7 38.1-53.4
Low Country 183 55 37.8 29.1-47.5 22 15.6 9.2-25.1 106 46.6 37.6-55.8
Palmetto 469 145 34.9 29.6-40.6 59 14.9 10.8-20.3 265 50.2 44.6-55.8
Pee Dee 238 99 49.3 41.6-57.2 35 14.7 10.3-20.5 104 36.0 29.3-43.3
Trident 456 130 31.9 26.7-37.7 53 14.4 10.5-19.4 273 53.7 47.9-59.3
Upper Savannah 154 60 42.0 32.4-52.3 18 11.6 6.1-21.0 76 46.4 36.2-56.8
Waccamaw 327 106 36.8 30.8-43.3 30 8.8 6.0-12.9 191 54.4 48.0-60.6
Wateree 174 66 37.2 28.7-46.6 22 17.6 10.7-27.5 86 45.2 36.2-54.6
Region***
Region I 379 141 44.6 38.4-51.1 39 9.5 6.3-14.0 199 45.9 39.7-52.2
Region II 619 229 39.3 34.8-44.1 73 13.3 9.8-17.8 317 47.4 42.7-52.1
Region III 699 238 37.0 32.6-41.6 90 15.7 12.2-19.9 371 47.3 42.9-51.9
Region IV 412 165 43.9 37.9-50.0 57 16.0 11.8-21.3 190 40.2 34.6-46.0
Region V 243 84 38.2 30.8-46.3 27 16.1 9.7-25.4 132 45.7 38.1-53.4
Region VI 327 106 36.8 30.8-43.3 30 8.8 6.0-12.9 191 54.4 48.0-60.6
Region VII 456 130 31.9 26.7-37.7 53 14.4 10.5-19.4 273 53.7 47.9-59.3
Region VIII 183 55 37.8 29.1-47.5 22 15.6 9.2-25.1 106 46.6 37.6-55.8

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking 100 or more cigarettes in her/his entire life.

#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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