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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 9,789 8,091 79.6 78.2-81.0 1,698 20.4 19.0-21.8
GENDER
Male 3,703 3,000 78.5 76.1-80.7 703 21.5 19.3-23.9
Female 6,086 5,091 80.7 78.8-82.4 995 19.3 17.6-21.2
RACE
White 6,362 5,298 79.3 77.5-81.0 1,064 20.7 19.0-22.5
African American 2,670 2,193 82.4 79.7-84.9 477 17.6 15.1-20.3
Other 472 353 73.2 66.1-79.2 119 26.8 20.8-33.9
HISPANIC
Yes 156 121 80.7 68.6-88.9 35 19.3 11.1-31.4
No 9,389 7,761 79.6 78.1-81.1 1,628 20.4 18.9-21.9
AGE
18-24 285 218 75.1 67.3-81.6 67 24.9 18.4-32.7
25-34 694 533 76.2 71.4-80.4 161 23.8 19.6-28.6
35-44 1,238 947 78.6 75.1-81.7 291 21.4 18.3-24.9
45-54 1,838 1,366 74.6 71.7-77.3 472 25.4 22.7-28.3
55-64 2,361 1,937 81.3 78.8-83.6 424 18.7 16.4-21.2
65+ 3,373 3,090 90.6 88.7-92.2 283 9.4 7.8-11.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,379 1,024 60.7 55.7-65.5 355 39.3 34.5-44.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,059 2,448 76.0 73.0-78.7 611 24.0 21.3-27.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,466 2,010 80.1 77.3-82.6 456 19.9 17.4-22.7
College Graduate 2,860 2,587 90.9 89.0-92.5 273 9.1 7.5-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,160 859 67.5 61.9-72.7 301 32.5 27.3-38.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,664 1,287 70.0 65.6-74.0 377 30.0 26.0-34.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,117 908 76.0 71.1-80.2 209 24.0 19.8-28.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,183 980 80.6 76.3-84.3 203 19.4 15.7-23.7
$50,000+ 3,040 2,663 87.8 86.0-89.5 377 12.2 10.5-14.0
REGION**
Region I 1,264 1,043 80.5 76.8-83.7 221 19.5 16.3-23.2
Region II 1,240 994 79.7 76.0-83.0 246 20.3 17.0-24.0
Region III 1,309 1,089 80.4 76.4-83.8 220 19.6 16.2-23.6
Region IV 1,168 957 77.2 72.9-81.0 211 22.8 19.0-27.1
Region V 1,169 991 80.9 77.0-84.3 178 19.1 15.7-23.0
Region VI 1,256 1,025 74.1 69.7-78.0 231 25.9 22.0-30.3
Region VII 1,188 980 82.4 78.4-85.8 208 17.6 14.2-21.6
Region VIII 1,195 1,012 79.7 75.7-83.2 183 20.3 16.8-24.3

*Data in this table was derived from the Tobacco Use questions.

** 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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