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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

Current smoking status*

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  Total #
Respondents
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,339 8,394 78.1 76.8-79.3 1,945 21.9 20.7-23.2
GENDER
Male 3,899 3,077 74.7 72.5-76.8 822 25.3 23.2-27.5
Female 6,440 5,317 81.3 79.9-82.6 1,123 18.7 17.4-20.1
RACE
White 7,601 6,144 78.0 76.6-79.4 1,457 22.0 20.6-23.4
African American 2,031 1,689 79.3 76.4-82.0 342 20.7 18.0-23.6
Other 486 369 74.1 67.7-79.6 117 25.9 20.4-32.3
HISPANIC
Yes 163 138 80.5 69.1-88.4 25 19.5 11.6-30.9
No 10,004 8,106 78.0 76.7-79.3 1,898 22.0 20.7-23.3
AGE
18-24 355 266 76.0 69.9-81.3 89 24.0 18.7-30.1
25-34 929 680 71.6 67.6-75.2 249 28.4 24.8-32.4
35-44 1,562 1,211 76.3 73.3-79.1 351 23.7 20.9-26.7
45-54 2,171 1,630 75.0 72.7-77.2 541 25.0 22.8-27.3
55-64 2,263 1,831 80.1 77.9-82.2 432 19.9 17.8-22.1
65+ 3,059 2,776 90.7 89.4-91.9 283 9.3 8.1-10.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,333 991 66.2 61.7-70.4 342 33.8 29.6-38.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,115 2,359 71.0 68.5-73.4 756 29.0 26.6-31.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,589 2,094 79.2 76.7-81.5 495 20.8 18.5-23.3
College Graduate 3,272 2,925 89.3 87.7-90.8 347 10.7 9.2-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,017 744 68.7 64.2-72.9 273 31.3 27.1-35.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,469 1,076 65.9 61.7-69.8 393 34.1 30.2-38.3
$25,000- $34,999 1,157 895 73.8 69.9-77.4 262 26.2 22.6-30.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,473 1,204 78.9 75.4-82.1 269 21.1 17.9-24.6
$50,000+ 3,742 3,225 85.0 83.3-86.6 517 15.0 13.4-16.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 743 606 77.6 72.3-82.1 137 22.4 17.9-27.7
Appalachia II 698 572 78.7 74.0-82.8 126 21.3 17.2-26.0
Appalachia III 523 414 75.3 69.5-80.2 109 24.7 19.8-30.5
Catawba 422 332 76.6 71.0-81.4 90 23.4 18.6-29.0
Edisto Savannah 1,293 1,062 80.5 77.3-83.3 231 19.5 16.7-22.7
Low Country 1,221 1,034 80.2 76.1-83.8 187 19.8 16.2-23.9
Palmetto 858 702 80.7 77.0-84.0 156 19.3 16.0-23.0
Pee Dee 799 641 78.3 74.3-81.9 158 21.7 18.1-25.7
Trident 1,243 996 77.9 74.6-80.8 247 22.1 19.2-25.4
Upper Savannah 622 496 75.0 69.6-79.8 126 25.0 20.2-30.4
Waccamaw 1,270 1,014 76.9 73.5-79.9 256 23.1 20.1-26.5
Wateree 507 411 77.6 70.5-83.5 96 22.4 16.5-29.5
Region***
Region I 1,365 1,102 76.4 72.7-79.8 263 23.6 20.2-27.3
Region II 1,221 986 77.2 73.6-80.4 235 22.8 19.6-26.4
Region III 1,280 1,034 79.4 76.3-82.2 246 20.6 17.8-23.7
Region IV 1,306 1,052 78.1 74.4-81.3 254 21.9 18.7-25.6
Region V 1,293 1,062 80.5 77.3-83.3 231 19.5 16.7-22.7
Region VI 1,270 1,014 76.9 73.5-79.9 256 23.1 20.1-26.5
Region VII 1,243 996 77.9 74.6-80.8 247 22.1 19.2-25.4
Region VIII 1,221 1,034 80.2 76.1-83.8 187 19.8 16.2-23.9

* Data in this table was derived from the tobacco use questions. Current smoker = respondents who smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently smoke

#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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