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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Tobacco Use

How long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Within 6 months Within 1 year Within 5 years Within 10 years 10 years or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,783 87 3.8 2.8- 5.3 48 3.0 1.9- 4.8 350 17.1 13.9-20.8 249 11.3 9.2-13.8 2,049 64.7 61.0-68.3
GENDER
Male 1,369 34 3.4 2.0- 5.8 20 2.2 1.2- 4.0 151 18.1 13.2-24.3 108 11.0 8.2-14.7 1,056 65.3 59.6-70.6
Female 1,414 53 4.4 3.0- 6.3 28 4.1 2.1- 8.0 199 15.8 12.9-19.3 141 11.6 8.9-15.1 993 64.0 59.5-68.2
RACE
White 2,042 57 3.8 2.5- 5.6 35 3.4 2.0- 5.8 226 14.4 11.9-17.3 171 10.8 8.4-13.6 1,553 67.7 64.0-71.2
African American 550 25 5.4 3.0- 9.7 11 2.5 0.8- 7.1 98 23.7 16.1-33.6 59 15.5 10.1-23.0 357 52.9 44.4-61.2
Other 101 2 1.8 0.4- 7.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 18 33.4 12.3-64.1 13 7.8 3.0-18.9 67 56.6 31.5-78.7
HISPANIC
Yes 29 2 9.9 2.2-34.9 0 0.0 . - . 7 35.5 12.9-67.2 4 7.3 2.3-20.9 16 47.3 22.4-73.5
No 2,678 83 3.8 2.7- 5.3 47 3.1 1.9- 5.0 335 17.0 13.7-20.8 240 11.4 9.2-13.9 1,973 64.7 60.9-68.4
AGE
18-24 16 8 18.3 4.4-51.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 73.6 34.6-93.6 2 8.1 1.2-39.4 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 85 8 5.8 2.6-12.7 7 11.2 4.1-27.2 32 37.1 22.8-54.0 21 25.9 15.3-40.5 17 19.9 10.6-34.3
35-44 170 6 3.3 0.8-12.7 8 5.7 2.4-13.1 49 25.1 17.6-34.4 30 23.2 14.9-34.4 77 42.8 32.8-53.3
45-54 358 22 6.4 3.4-11.7 8 2.0 0.7- 5.6 65 13.9 9.9-19.3 38 8.6 5.0-14.5 225 69.0 61.6-75.6
55-64 684 24 3.7 2.0- 6.6 16 2.8 1.3- 5.8 86 13.9 10.4-18.4 64 8.1 5.8-11.2 494 71.6 66.3-76.3
65+ 1,470 19 1.1 0.5- 2.3 9 0.5 0.2- 1.3 112 7.7 5.9- 9.9 94 6.1 4.5- 8.3 1,236 84.6 81.7-87.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 441 19 3.6 1.7- 7.1 8 2.9 0.7-11.4 65 18.8 13.8-25.1 35 12.4 6.7-22.0 314 62.4 53.7-70.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 817 31 3.8 2.4- 6.0 19 5.2 2.4-10.9 116 17.8 13.6-23.1 93 13.1 9.6-17.5 558 60.1 54.2-65.8
Some Post-H.S. 696 22 6.0 3.3-10.5 17 3.8 2.0- 7.1 93 22.2 14.2-33.0 73 13.2 8.9-19.1 491 54.8 46.5-62.8
College Graduate 822 15 1.9 1.0- 3.9 4 0.3 0.1- 1.0 75 10.8 7.7-15.0 48 7.4 4.7-11.3 680 79.5 74.5-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 13 5.3 2.2-12.4 13 8.8 2.4-27.8 57 20.0 13.2-29.1 32 18.5 9.7-32.4 182 47.4 35.8-59.3
$15,000- $24,999 461 17 4.0 1.9- 8.1 11 5.0 2.0-12.1 99 31.5 19.1-47.3 37 10.9 6.0-19.0 297 48.5 37.1-60.2
$25,000- $34,999 311 12 3.7 1.7- 7.8 6 3.2 1.2- 8.1 38 18.7 12.4-27.1 32 7.9 4.7-12.9 223 66.6 57.9-74.2
$35,000- $49,999 389 7 1.9 0.7- 5.3 5 2.2 0.7- 6.9 47 16.6 10.4-25.4 38 12.6 7.4-20.9 292 66.6 57.5-74.7
$50,000+ 855 21 4.0 2.1- 7.4 9 2.1 0.9- 4.9 79 14.6 10.3-20.2 76 10.8 7.8-14.7 670 68.5 62.7-73.8
REGION**
Region I 330 10 1.8 0.8- 3.9 7 2.6 0.9- 6.9 41 17.6 11.5-26.0 33 12.4 7.5-19.7 239 65.6 57.0-73.3
Region II 337 12 3.9 1.7- 8.7 13 4.0 1.8- 8.8 46 15.9 10.4-23.6 27 7.2 4.2-12.1 239 68.9 60.8-76.1
Region III 341 14 4.5 2.0- 9.8 6 4.3 1.4-12.7 44 19.3 10.0-34.0 31 13.8 8.2-22.5 246 58.1 46.9-68.5
Region IV 363 11 2.9 1.3- 6.0 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8 50 13.5 9.4-19.1 35 13.1 8.5-19.7 259 69.3 62.2-75.5
Region V 351 8 2.0 0.8- 5.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 38 16.4 10.8-23.9 30 12.6 8.0-19.1 274 68.2 60.4-75.2
Region VI 339 8 2.7 1.3- 5.6 3 1.6 0.4- 6.4 45 17.0 11.1-25.0 33 10.9 7.0-16.6 250 67.8 59.8-74.9
Region VII 324 13 4.5 2.1- 9.5 8 4.4 1.8-10.3 43 17.9 12.0-26.0 29 11.7 6.5-20.3 231 61.4 52.3-69.8
Region VIII 398 11 8.6 4.2-16.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.2 43 17.9 12.5-25.1 31 8.4 4.7-14.3 311 64.3 56.3-71.6

*This question was asked only of former smokers.

** 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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