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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Tobacco Indicators

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In the past 12 months, has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional advised you to quit smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 474 335 69.1 63.9-73.8 139 30.9 26.2-36.1
GENDER
Male 156 109 67.8 58.5-75.9 47 32.2 24.1-41.5
Female 318 226 70.0 64.0-75.3 92 30.0 24.7-36.0
RACE
White 360 258 69.6 63.6-75.0 102 30.4 25.0-36.4
African American 97 63 65.3 53.9-75.2 34 34.7 24.8-46.1

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported smoking regularly within the past year and had received health care of some kind.

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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