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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Smoking Cessation

In the past 12 months, has a doctor, nurse or other health care professional advised you to quit smoking?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,244 1,256 32.5 30.6-34.5 2,988 67.5 65.5-69.4
GENDER
Male 1,990 515 28.9 26.2-31.8 1,475 71.1 68.2-73.8
Female 2,254 741 36.9 34.2-39.6 1,513 63.1 60.4-65.8
RACE
White 3,466 1,004 32.2 30.1-34.3 2,462 67.8 65.7-69.9
African American 624 201 33.9 28.9-39.3 423 66.1 60.7-71.1
Other 122 45 32.7 22.2-45.2 77 67.3 54.8-77.8
HISPANIC
Yes 77 21 30.6 18.6-46.0 56 69.4 54.0-81.4
No 4,101 1,220 32.8 30.8-34.8 2,881 67.2 65.2-69.2
AGE
18-24 121 63 49.5 38.9-60.2 58 50.5 39.8-61.1
25-34 379 136 37.8 32.2-43.8 243 62.2 56.2-67.8
35-44 602 230 35.0 30.4-39.8 372 65.0 60.2-69.6
45-54 876 313 33.7 30.1-37.7 563 66.3 62.3-69.9
55-64 1,019 307 31.3 27.9-34.9 712 68.7 65.1-72.1
65+ 1,211 198 17.1 14.6-19.9 1,013 82.9 80.1-85.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 718 272 39.0 34.1-44.1 446 61.0 55.9-65.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,361 437 34.9 31.4-38.5 924 65.1 61.5-68.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,118 330 32.6 28.9-36.5 788 67.4 63.5-71.1
College Graduate 1,037 214 23.6 20.1-27.4 823 76.4 72.6-79.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 551 221 42.3 36.8-48.1 330 57.7 51.9-63.2
$15,000- $24,999 701 237 38.4 33.3-43.7 464 61.6 56.3-66.7
$25,000- $34,999 507 155 36.1 29.9-42.8 352 63.9 57.2-70.1
$35,000- $49,999 610 184 32.7 28.0-37.7 426 67.3 62.3-72.0
$50,000+ 1,327 310 25.7 22.6-28.9 1,017 74.3 71.1-77.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 345 108 34.6 28.5-41.3 237 65.4 58.7-71.5
Appalachia II 289 73 28.8 22.6-35.8 216 71.2 64.2-77.4
Appalachia III 244 79 31.7 24.8-39.4 165 68.3 60.6-75.2
Catawba 195 71 37.6 29.8-46.0 124 62.4 54.0-70.2
Edisto Savannah 459 141 32.3 27.0-38.1 318 67.7 61.9-73.0
Low Country 464 105 24.7 19.6-30.5 359 75.3 69.5-80.4
Palmetto 370 100 31.2 25.2-38.0 270 68.8 62.0-74.8
Pee Dee 344 118 38.2 31.7-45.2 226 61.8 54.8-68.3
Trident 489 146 33.5 28.2-39.3 343 66.5 60.7-71.8
Upper Savannah 251 79 37.2 28.6-46.8 172 62.8 53.2-71.4
Waccamaw 537 151 31.4 26.6-36.6 386 68.6 63.4-73.4
Wateree 221 71 29.1 22.5-36.7 150 70.9 63.3-77.5
Region***
Region I 596 187 35.7 30.5-41.3 409 64.3 58.7-69.5
Region II 533 152 30.2 25.5-35.3 381 69.8 64.7-74.5
Region III 565 171 33.5 28.7-38.7 394 66.5 61.3-71.3
Region IV 565 189 34.4 29.6-39.6 376 65.6 60.4-70.4
Region V 459 141 32.3 27.0-38.1 318 67.7 61.9-73.0
Region VI 537 151 31.4 26.6-36.6 386 68.6 63.4-73.4
Region VII 489 146 33.5 28.2-39.3 343 66.5 60.7-71.8
Region VIII 464 105 24.7 19.6-30.5 359 75.3 69.5-80.4

*This question was only asked of the respondents who reported that they were current smokers.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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