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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

During the past 12 months, have you stopped smoking for one day or longer because you were trying to quit smoking? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,688 1,004 58.5 54.5-62.4 684 41.5 37.6-45.5
GENDER
Male 698 398 59.9 53.9-65.6 300 40.1 34.4-46.1
Female 990 606 57.2 51.9-62.4 384 42.8 37.6-48.1
RACE
White 1,058 569 54.8 49.8-59.8 489 45.2 40.2-50.2
African American 474 341 73.4 66.5-79.4 133 26.6 20.6-33.5
Other 119 69 49.1 35.2-63.1 50 50.9 36.9-64.8
HISPANIC
Yes 35 21 32.4 14.9-56.6 14 67.6 43.4-85.1
No 1,619 961 59.4 55.3-63.3 658 40.6 36.7-44.7
AGE
18-24 67 50 63.8 46.4-78.3 17 36.2 21.7-53.6
25-34 160 103 60.4 49.3-70.5 57 39.6 29.5-50.7
35-44 288 161 59.5 51.1-67.3 127 40.5 32.7-48.9
45-54 470 275 57.6 51.2-63.7 195 42.4 36.3-48.8
55-64 422 248 51.5 44.3-58.7 174 48.5 41.3-55.7
65+ 281 167 59.1 49.1-68.4 114 40.9 31.6-50.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 353 224 62.3 53.9-70.0 129 37.7 30.0-46.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 608 371 57.8 51.0-64.4 237 42.2 35.6-49.0
Some Post-H.S. 455 275 60.6 53.3-67.6 180 39.4 32.4-46.7
College Graduate 269 131 48.5 38.4-58.7 138 51.5 41.3-61.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 299 187 62.9 52.4-72.3 112 37.1 27.7-47.6
$15,000- $24,999 377 244 62.0 53.4-69.9 133 38.0 30.1-46.6
$25,000- $34,999 208 123 61.0 50.0-71.1 85 39.0 28.9-50.0
$35,000- $49,999 202 116 56.0 44.6-66.9 86 44.0 33.1-55.4
$50,000+ 375 192 53.8 46.2-61.2 183 46.2 38.8-53.8
REGION**
Region I 220 140 64.5 54.7-73.2 80 35.5 26.8-45.3
Region II 244 141 55.6 46.0-64.9 103 44.4 35.1-54.0
Region III 219 137 58.8 48.0-68.7 82 41.2 31.3-52.0
Region IV 210 130 60.6 49.9-70.3 80 39.4 29.7-50.1
Region V 178 104 69.3 60.2-77.1 74 30.7 22.9-39.8
Region VI 230 124 48.8 39.2-58.4 106 51.2 41.6-60.8
Region VII 205 125 57.0 45.1-68.1 80 43.0 31.9-54.9
Region VIII 182 103 62.2 52.2-71.3 79 37.8 28.7-47.8

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they now smoke cigarettes every day or some days.

** 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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