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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? Indoor work areas

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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 8,594 7,057 80.4 79.2-81.6 1,476 18.8 17.6-20.0 61 0.8 0.5- 1.2
GENDER
Male 3,282 2,460 73.9 71.7-75.9 776 24.8 22.8-26.9 46 1.3 0.8- 2.0
Female 5,312 4,597 86.3 85.1-87.5 700 13.4 12.2-14.6 15 0.3 0.2- 0.6
RACE
White 6,574 5,341 79.6 78.3-80.9 1,177 19.5 18.2-20.8 56 0.9 0.6- 1.3
African American 1,721 1,481 84.4 81.6-86.8 237 15.4 13.0-18.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.3
Other 231 179 72.3 63.2-79.8 50 25.9 18.6-34.8 2 1.8 0.3- 9.5
HISPANIC
Yes 174 144 77.7 67.7-85.2 30 22.3 14.8-32.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 8,264 6,789 80.6 79.4-81.8 1,418 18.6 17.4-19.8 57 0.8 0.5- 1.2
AGE
18-24 315 232 72.5 66.1-78.1 81 26.7 21.1-33.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.9
25-34 912 749 80.8 77.3-83.8 158 18.5 15.5-21.8 5 0.8 0.3- 2.3
35-44 1,385 1,121 79.1 76.3-81.8 256 20.0 17.4-22.9 8 0.8 0.4- 2.0
45-54 1,735 1,394 80.9 78.5-83.1 326 18.0 15.9-20.4 15 1.0 0.5- 1.9
55-64 1,807 1,489 81.7 79.5-83.8 305 17.6 15.6-19.8 13 0.7 0.4- 1.3
65+ 2,365 2,009 84.3 82.4-86.0 338 15.1 13.4-17.0 18 0.6 0.3- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,227 947 74.1 70.4-77.5 264 25.0 21.6-28.7 16 1.0 0.5- 1.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,623 2,080 76.9 74.5-79.1 516 21.9 19.7-24.2 27 1.3 0.7- 2.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,128 1,785 81.7 79.0-84.0 332 17.9 15.5-20.5 11 0.5 0.2- 1.1
College Graduate 2,596 2,230 86.1 84.2-87.8 359 13.4 11.8-15.2 7 0.5 0.2- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,019 815 79.3 75.4-82.7 189 20.0 16.6-23.8 15 0.8 0.4- 1.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,287 1,004 75.1 71.4-78.5 270 23.5 20.2-27.1 13 1.4 0.7- 2.8
$25,000- $34,999 972 783 76.2 71.7-80.2 186 23.5 19.6-28.0 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,199 971 80.7 77.6-83.5 221 18.7 16.0-21.8 7 0.5 0.2- 1.4
$50,000+ 2,928 2,504 84.4 82.6-86.1 414 14.9 13.3-16.7 10 0.6 0.3- 1.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 691 558 80.2 76.0-83.7 126 18.9 15.3-23.0 7 1.0 0.4- 2.5
Appalachia II 633 529 80.1 75.8-83.8 101 19.4 15.7-23.6 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9
Appalachia III 476 381 78.6 73.4-83.0 92 20.6 16.3-25.7 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8
Catawba 371 300 80.5 75.2-84.9 69 19.1 14.7-24.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
Edisto Savannah 1,013 839 80.4 76.8-83.5 168 19.1 16.0-22.7 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Low Country 901 757 80.2 75.8-84.1 138 18.8 15.1-23.3 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4
Palmetto 817 701 84.2 80.6-87.2 113 15.3 12.3-18.9 3 0.5 0.2- 1.7
Pee Dee 694 554 77.9 73.3-82.0 136 21.6 17.5-26.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Trident 988 820 81.8 78.1-85.0 161 17.0 13.9-20.5 7 1.2 0.4- 3.7
Upper Savannah 560 440 76.4 71.1-80.9 114 22.6 18.1-27.9 6 1.0 0.3- 3.1
Waccamaw 910 723 77.7 74.1-80.9 178 21.4 18.3-25.0 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8
Wateree 448 371 79.7 74.2-84.3 74 18.7 14.5-23.9 3 1.6 0.4- 6.3
Region***
Region I 1,251 998 78.5 75.2-81.4 240 20.5 17.7-23.7 13 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Region II 1,109 910 79.4 76.1-82.3 193 19.9 17.0-23.1 6 0.7 0.3- 1.6
Region III 1,188 1,001 83.0 80.1-85.6 182 16.5 14.0-19.4 5 0.5 0.2- 1.2
Region IV 1,142 925 78.7 75.2-81.8 210 20.4 17.4-23.9 7 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Region V 1,013 839 80.4 76.8-83.5 168 19.1 16.0-22.7 6 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Region VI 910 723 77.7 74.1-80.9 178 21.4 18.3-25.0 9 0.9 0.4- 1.8
Region VII 988 820 81.8 78.1-85.0 161 17.0 13.9-20.5 7 1.2 0.4- 3.7
Region VIII 901 757 80.2 75.8-84.1 138 18.8 15.1-23.3 6 0.9 0.3- 2.4

#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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