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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Smoking Cessation

About how long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past 6 months 6 months - 1 year 1-5 years 5-10 years 10 and more years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,254 137 9.5 7.7-11.7 59 3.0 2.2- 4.0 307 16.2 14.3-18.4 279 13.2 11.7-15.0 1,472 58.0 55.4-60.6
GENDER
Male 1,166 68 9.8 7.3-13.2 25 2.4 1.5- 3.8 150 15.8 13.1-19.0 144 13.8 11.5-16.3 779 58.1 54.4-61.8
Female 1,088 69 9.0 6.9-11.6 34 3.8 2.6- 5.6 157 16.8 14.3-19.6 135 12.5 10.5-14.9 693 57.9 54.5-61.2
RACE
White 1,861 98 7.5 5.9- 9.3 45 2.7 1.9- 3.8 239 15.6 13.7-17.7 230 13.4 11.7-15.3 1,249 60.9 58.2-63.5
African American 333 35 15.7 10.2-23.4 13 4.0 2.1- 7.2 61 20.1 14.1-27.7 42 13.4 9.5-18.4 182 46.9 40.0-53.9
Other 48 4 22.6 8.1-48.9 1 5.0 0.7-28.0 7 11.6 5.0-24.7 6 6.9 2.9-15.5 30 53.9 35.5-71.3
HISPANIC
Yes 28 6 30.7 14.4-53.9 1 7.0 1.0-35.9 4 9.2 3.2-23.5 5 25.4 10.8-49.1 12 27.6 14.5-46.2
No 2,187 130 9.1 7.3-11.3 57 2.9 2.2- 3.9 295 16.3 14.3-18.6 272 13.1 11.5-14.9 1,433 58.5 55.9-61.1
AGE
18-24 33 15 53.2 33.1-72.3 5 10.4 4.0-24.5 11 31.9 15.6-54.3 2 4.5 1.0-17.5 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 144 33 22.7 16.2-30.8 7 4.5 2.1- 9.5 50 33.6 25.8-42.4 34 24.3 17.3-33.0 20 14.9 9.3-23.0
35-44 259 36 14.4 10.3-19.7 6 2.2 0.8- 5.6 68 26.0 20.7-32.2 47 19.4 14.5-25.5 102 38.0 31.8-44.5
45-54 435 19 3.9 2.4- 6.4 18 3.8 2.3- 6.2 59 14.0 10.7-18.1 61 13.3 10.2-17.1 278 65.1 60.0-69.8
55-64 572 22 4.0 2.6- 6.1 7 1.1 0.5- 2.7 64 11.2 8.7-14.4 68 12.2 9.6-15.5 411 71.5 67.3-75.4
65+ 799 12 1.8 1.0- 3.5 16 2.3 1.4- 3.9 54 7.3 5.5- 9.6 66 8.6 6.6-11.1 651 80.0 76.6-83.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 327 20 11.3 5.8-20.9 15 4.1 2.3- 7.1 43 14.4 10.5-19.5 38 11.6 8.1-16.5 211 58.6 51.3-65.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 678 49 10.9 7.6-15.2 17 3.5 2.0- 5.9 100 17.6 13.4-22.6 87 13.8 10.8-17.3 425 54.3 49.3-59.3
Some Post-H.S. 564 36 9.9 6.7-14.3 13 3.0 1.6- 5.5 80 16.2 12.9-20.2 85 15.2 12.1-19.0 350 55.6 50.7-60.5
College Graduate 679 32 6.7 4.6- 9.7 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6 83 15.7 12.6-19.4 68 11.6 9.1-14.6 482 64.1 59.8-68.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 239 22 16.7 9.8-27.0 9 3.4 1.6- 7.2 37 19.9 11.4-32.5 31 12.0 7.9-17.8 140 48.0 38.7-57.3
$15,000- $24,999 331 20 6.6 4.1-10.4 11 4.5 2.2- 9.0 52 19.8 15.0-25.8 45 14.1 9.7-20.1 203 55.0 48.4-61.4
$25,000- $34,999 260 15 9.2 5.1-16.0 8 3.4 1.5- 7.7 29 12.6 8.3-18.8 36 16.4 11.5-22.8 172 58.4 50.9-65.5
$35,000- $49,999 360 26 10.0 6.5-15.1 8 2.0 0.9- 4.2 60 20.0 15.3-25.7 45 14.4 10.5-19.4 221 53.6 47.5-59.6
$50,000+ 796 36 6.4 4.4- 9.3 17 2.6 1.5- 4.5 102 15.0 12.3-18.1 97 13.2 10.8-16.1 544 62.8 58.8-66.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 145 8 7.4 2.8-18.1 6 4.0 1.6- 9.6 22 18.5 11.7-28.0 19 16.4 9.7-26.2 90 53.7 43.7-63.4
Appalachia II 256 15 13.2 6.5-25.0 10 3.7 1.9- 7.1 34 14.3 10.0-20.0 39 15.2 10.6-21.3 158 53.6 45.4-61.6
Appalachia III 172 16 15.8 9.3-25.5 2 1.4 0.3- 7.0 25 18.8 12.5-27.3 18 10.0 6.2-15.7 111 54.1 45.1-62.8
Catawba 150 10 9.4 5.0-16.8 4 2.5 0.8- 7.2 24 19.8 13.2-28.7 14 9.6 5.6-16.1 98 58.7 49.5-67.4
Edisto Savannah 152 4 4.4 1.3-13.7 3 3.9 1.1-13.3 25 24.3 13.0-41.0 24 15.2 9.8-22.9 96 52.2 40.2-63.8
Low Country 154 5 5.3 2.2-12.2 3 3.4 1.0-10.9 14 8.5 4.9-14.5 9 6.7 2.9-14.9 123 76.0 66.8-83.3
Palmetto 328 26 11.8 7.4-18.2 11 3.6 1.7- 7.4 42 16.7 12.2-22.5 46 14.0 10.2-18.9 203 53.9 47.3-60.4
Pee Dee 168 12 6.6 3.5-12.1 2 2.1 0.4- 9.8 24 16.2 10.7-23.9 22 18.3 11.8-27.3 108 56.8 47.9-65.3
Trident 280 15 8.0 4.8-13.0 8 2.2 1.0- 4.5 35 13.7 9.5-19.4 30 11.9 8.1-17.1 192 64.2 57.4-70.5
Upper Savannah 127 5 7.1 2.7-17.3 0 0.0 . - . 20 18.3 11.6-27.7 20 17.7 11.3-26.6 82 56.9 46.7-66.5
Waccamaw 193 11 10.4 4.3-23.1 5 3.2 1.2- 8.1 29 15.7 10.8-22.3 19 9.2 5.7-14.6 129 61.4 52.1-70.0
Wateree 106 8 7.7 3.8-15.1 4 6.2 2.1-16.9 11 11.9 6.5-20.8 13 13.1 7.0-23.2 70 61.1 50.1-71.1
Region***
Region I 272 13 7.2 3.7-13.8 6 2.1 0.8- 5.1 42 18.4 13.4-24.8 39 17.0 12.1-23.4 172 55.2 48.1-62.2
Region II 428 31 14.2 9.0-21.7 12 2.8 1.5- 5.2 59 16.0 12.2-20.7 57 13.2 9.9-17.4 269 53.8 47.7-59.8
Region III 478 36 11.0 7.6-15.8 15 3.2 1.7- 5.9 66 17.7 13.8-22.4 60 12.6 9.6-16.4 301 55.4 50.0-60.7
Region IV 274 20 7.0 4.4-11.1 6 3.6 1.5- 8.6 35 14.6 10.4-20.2 35 16.4 11.4-22.9 178 58.4 51.5-65.0
Region V 152 4 4.4 1.3-13.7 3 3.9 1.1-13.3 25 24.3 13.0-41.0 24 15.2 9.8-22.9 96 52.2 40.2-63.8
Region VI 193 11 10.4 4.3-23.1 5 3.2 1.2- 8.1 29 15.7 10.8-22.3 19 9.2 5.7-14.6 129 61.4 52.1-70.0
Region VII 280 15 8.0 4.8-13.0 8 2.2 1.0- 4.5 35 13.7 9.5-19.4 30 11.9 8.1-17.1 192 64.2 57.4-70.5
Region VIII 154 5 5.3 2.2-12.2 3 3.4 1.0-10.9 14 8.5 4.9-14.5 9 6.7 2.9-14.9 123 76.0 66.8-83.3

*This question was only asked of the respondents who had been a smoker but did not smoke at all 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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