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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

Do you now smoke cigarettes every day, some days or not at all?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Everyday Some days Not at all
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,038 1,477 34.5 32.4-36.5 468 12.2 10.8-13.8 3,093 53.3 51.2-55.4
GENDER
Male 2,312 616 33.0 30.1-36.1 206 12.8 10.7-15.3 1,490 54.2 51.0-57.3
Female 2,726 861 36.3 33.8-38.9 262 11.4 9.8-13.3 1,603 52.3 49.7-54.8
RACE
White 3,985 1,140 33.5 31.4-35.7 317 10.1 8.7-11.8 2,528 56.4 54.1-58.6
African American 720 226 37.7 32.4-43.4 116 18.0 14.1-22.7 378 44.3 39.1-49.7
Other 243 87 35.0 26.5-44.6 30 17.3 10.9-26.4 126 47.7 38.2-57.3
HISPANIC
Yes 67 17 24.8 12.2-43.8 8 16.6 7.3-33.5 42 58.7 40.4-74.8
No 4,903 1,442 34.7 32.7-36.8 456 12.2 10.7-13.8 3,005 53.1 51.0-55.2
AGE
18-24 126 64 46.6 35.6-57.9 25 20.8 13.3-30.9 37 32.7 22.9-44.2
25-34 405 191 44.7 38.6-51.0 58 17.3 12.9-22.7 156 38.0 32.1-44.2
35-44 607 258 43.5 38.3-48.8 93 15.1 11.6-19.5 256 41.4 36.5-46.5
45-54 1,076 430 39.1 35.5-42.8 111 11.3 9.0-14.1 535 49.6 45.8-53.4
55-64 1,226 326 26.5 23.5-29.8 106 8.8 6.9-11.2 794 64.6 61.1-68.0
65+ 1,598 208 13.2 11.3-15.3 75 5.0 3.7- 6.8 1,315 81.8 79.3-84.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 733 274 47.5 41.7-53.3 68 10.9 7.9-15.0 391 41.6 36.3-47.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,575 586 41.5 37.9-45.3 170 13.8 11.4-16.8 819 44.6 41.0-48.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,348 385 31.9 28.3-35.7 110 10.9 8.3-14.2 853 57.2 53.2-61.1
College Graduate 1,369 229 18.0 15.3-21.1 118 12.0 9.3-15.4 1,022 70.0 66.1-73.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 532 208 47.2 41.2-53.3 65 13.8 10.0-18.7 259 39.0 33.7-44.6
$15,000- $24,999 758 315 50.8 45.1-56.4 78 12.4 9.1-16.7 365 36.8 31.8-42.2
$25,000- $34,999 597 204 40.2 34.5-46.1 58 12.7 9.0-17.7 335 47.1 41.4-52.9
$35,000- $49,999 719 218 32.0 27.0-37.4 51 12.0 8.2-17.1 450 56.1 50.4-61.6
$50,000+ 1,769 361 23.7 21.1-26.6 156 11.2 9.0-13.8 1,252 65.1 61.9-68.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 379 107 36.4 28.8-44.7 30 8.4 5.6-12.4 242 55.3 47.5-62.7
Appalachia II 335 94 31.5 24.8-38.9 32 12.8 8.5-18.8 209 55.8 48.4-62.9
Appalachia III 264 78 36.2 28.2-45.1 31 15.6 10.0-23.5 155 48.2 39.9-56.6
Catawba 210 73 35.5 28.0-43.8 17 11.7 6.8-19.3 120 52.8 44.5-61.0
Edisto Savannah 580 185 36.1 31.0-41.5 46 10.3 7.0-14.9 349 53.6 48.1-59.0
Low Country 621 133 29.1 23.8-35.0 54 14.6 9.4-22.0 434 56.3 50.0-62.4
Palmetto 380 120 33.2 27.3-39.7 36 11.1 7.3-16.6 224 55.6 49.0-62.1
Pee Dee 354 129 39.4 33.0-46.1 29 9.1 5.8-14.1 196 51.5 45.0-58.1
Trident 612 170 31.9 27.3-36.9 77 15.9 12.3-20.4 365 52.2 47.2-57.1
Upper Savannah 309 96 35.1 28.2-42.7 30 13.4 7.6-22.6 183 51.4 43.6-59.2
Waccamaw 703 194 32.5 28.0-37.4 62 10.7 7.8-14.5 447 56.8 51.7-61.7
Wateree 234 80 42.5 32.2-53.4 16 6.2 3.2-11.7 138 51.4 41.2-61.5
Region***
Region I 688 203 35.8 30.5-41.4 60 10.7 7.4-15.3 425 53.5 48.0-58.9
Region II 599 172 33.5 28.3-39.2 63 14.0 10.4-18.7 364 52.4 46.9-57.9
Region III 590 193 34.0 29.3-39.1 53 11.3 8.1-15.5 344 54.7 49.4-59.8
Region IV 588 209 40.6 34.9-46.7 45 7.9 5.4-11.4 334 51.5 45.7-57.2
Region V 580 185 36.1 31.0-41.5 46 10.3 7.0-14.9 349 53.6 48.1-59.0
Region VI 703 194 32.5 28.0-37.4 62 10.7 7.8-14.5 447 56.8 51.7-61.7
Region VII 612 170 31.9 27.3-36.9 77 15.9 12.3-20.4 365 52.2 47.2-57.1
Region VIII 621 133 29.1 23.8-35.0 54 14.6 9.4-22.0 434 56.3 50.0-62.4

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in life.

#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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