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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Secondhand Smoke

In the following locations, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not allowed at all? Schools

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  Total #
Respondents
Not allowed anywhere Allowed in some place/at some time Allowed anywhere
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,674 8,243 93.5 92.6-94.2 406 6.2 5.4- 7.1 25 0.3 0.2- 0.6
GENDER
Male 3,322 3,080 90.4 88.7-91.9 224 9.1 7.6-10.8 18 0.5 0.3- 1.1
Female 5,352 5,163 96.2 95.5-96.8 182 3.6 3.0- 4.3 7 0.2 0.1- 0.4
RACE
White 6,628 6,293 93.5 92.6-94.4 316 6.2 5.4- 7.1 19 0.3 0.2- 0.5
African American 1,741 1,663 93.9 91.6-95.5 74 5.9 4.3- 8.2 4 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Other 232 216 89.7 81.4-94.5 14 8.5 4.3-16.2 2 1.8 0.3- 9.5
HISPANIC
Yes 175 170 97.7 94.1-99.1 5 2.3 0.9- 5.9 0 0.0 . - .
No 8,338 7,917 93.3 92.4-94.1 396 6.3 5.5- 7.3 25 0.4 0.2- 0.6
AGE
18-24 315 274 83.9 78.0-88.4 39 15.6 11.1-21.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
25-34 912 865 94.1 91.5-95.9 44 5.5 3.8- 8.0 3 0.4 0.1- 2.2
35-44 1,390 1,319 93.7 91.8-95.3 70 6.1 4.6- 8.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
45-54 1,746 1,637 93.3 91.7-94.7 105 6.3 5.0- 7.9 4 0.4 0.1- 1.0
55-64 1,824 1,742 95.5 94.2-96.5 73 4.0 3.0- 5.2 9 0.5 0.3- 1.1
65+ 2,412 2,336 96.3 95.2-97.2 70 3.5 2.7- 4.7 6 0.1 0.1- 0.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,259 1,179 92.1 89.4-94.1 73 7.5 5.5-10.1 7 0.5 0.2- 1.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,638 2,513 93.2 91.4-94.7 115 6.4 4.9- 8.2 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,146 2,032 92.5 90.4-94.2 108 7.2 5.6- 9.3 6 0.2 0.1- 0.8
College Graduate 2,607 2,495 95.1 93.7-96.2 110 4.6 3.6- 5.9 2 0.3 0.0- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,040 992 94.3 91.3-96.2 45 5.7 3.7- 8.6 3 0.1 0.0- 0.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,298 1,225 92.2 89.2-94.4 64 7.1 4.9-10.1 9 0.8 0.3- 1.7
$25,000- $34,999 978 919 92.6 89.6-94.8 57 7.2 5.0-10.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,214 1,141 91.7 88.9-93.8 69 8.2 6.0-10.9 4 0.2 0.1- 0.5
$50,000+ 2,932 2,808 95.1 93.9-96.1 119 4.5 3.6- 5.6 5 0.4 0.1- 1.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 694 672 95.2 91.1-97.4 19 4.6 2.4- 8.7 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
Appalachia II 634 612 95.1 92.2-97.0 22 4.9 3.0- 7.8 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia III 478 448 92.4 88.4-95.2 28 7.0 4.4-11.0 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3
Catawba 372 346 90.9 85.9-94.2 25 8.9 5.6-13.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Edisto Savannah 1,026 974 94.9 93.1-96.2 50 4.8 3.5- 6.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6
Low Country 908 877 96.1 93.9-97.5 29 3.7 2.3- 5.8 2 0.3 0.0- 1.4
Palmetto 822 782 94.0 91.2-95.9 39 5.8 3.9- 8.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Pee Dee 705 659 89.9 85.2-93.2 45 10.0 6.7-14.6 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1
Trident 994 934 92.6 89.5-94.9 54 6.5 4.5- 9.5 6 0.8 0.2- 3.0
Upper Savannah 569 539 93.8 90.2-96.1 27 5.5 3.4- 8.9 3 0.7 0.2- 3.2
Waccamaw 919 871 93.5 91.1-95.3 46 6.3 4.5- 8.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
Wateree 457 434 93.3 89.2-95.9 22 6.4 3.9-10.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Region***
Region I 1,263 1,211 94.5 92.0-96.3 46 5.0 3.3- 7.5 6 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Region II 1,112 1,060 93.9 91.6-95.6 50 5.9 4.2- 8.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Region III 1,194 1,128 93.0 90.6-94.8 64 6.8 5.1- 9.1 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
Region IV 1,162 1,093 91.2 88.1-93.6 67 8.5 6.2-11.6 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
Region V 1,026 974 94.9 93.1-96.2 50 4.8 3.5- 6.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.6
Region VI 919 871 93.5 91.1-95.3 46 6.3 4.5- 8.6 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
Region VII 994 934 92.6 89.5-94.9 54 6.5 4.5- 9.5 6 0.8 0.2- 3.0
Region VIII 908 877 96.1 93.9-97.5 29 3.7 2.3- 5.8 2 0.3 0.0- 1.4

#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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