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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Risk Factors

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Current Smoker*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,190 2,362 74.0 72.1-75.7 828 26.0 24.3-27.9
GENDER
Male 1,261 915 72.1 69.2-74.8 346 27.9 25.2-30.8
Female 1,929 1,447 75.7 73.4-77.8 482 24.3 22.2-26.6
RACE
White 2,386 1,761 73.3 71.2-75.4 625 26.7 24.6-28.8
African American 668 501 76.3 72.4-79.8 167 23.7 20.2-27.6
Other Minorities 103 70 66.0 54.4-76.0 33 34.0 24.0-45.6
HISPANIC
Yes 83 60 65.7 51.8-77.4 23 34.3 22.6-48.2
No 3,087 2,283 74.1 72.3-75.9 804 25.9 24.1-27.7
AGE
18-24 274 174 66.8 60.4-72.7 100 33.2 27.3-39.6
25-34 600 442 72.4 67.8-76.5 158 27.6 23.5-32.2
35-44 674 454 67.7 63.6-71.5 220 32.3 28.5-36.4
45-54 638 452 69.2 64.7-73.4 186 30.8 26.6-35.3
55-64 422 321 78.7 74.4-82.4 101 21.3 17.6-25.6
65+ 526 472 90.4 87.5-92.8 54 9.6 7.2-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 422 280 66.3 60.7-71.5 142 33.7 28.5-39.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 962 641 66.3 62.8-69.7 321 33.7 30.3-37.2
Some Post-H.S. 903 670 75.1 71.7-78.1 233 24.9 21.9-28.3
College Graduate 895 766 86.6 84.1-88.9 129 13.4 11.1-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 307 201 68.9 62.5-74.7 106 31.1 25.3-37.5
$15,000- 24,999 527 349 66.2 61.1-71.0 178 33.8 29.0-38.9
$25,000- 34,999 466 335 70.1 64.8-74.9 131 29.9 25.1-35.2
$35,000- 49,999 534 375 70.5 66.0-74.6 159 29.5 25.4-34.0
$50,000+ 878 721 82.3 79.3-84.9 157 17.7 15.1-20.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 143 71.6 64.2-77.9 59 28.4 22.1-35.8
Appalachia II 389 302 77.2 71.7-81.8 87 22.8 18.2-28.3
Appalachia III 220 165 74.8 68.0-80.6 55 25.2 19.4-32.0
Catawba 204 147 72.4 64.7-79.0 57 27.6 21.0-35.3
Edisto 93 71 75.3 62.0-85.1 22 24.7 14.9-38.0
Low Country 151 113 74.3 65.4-81.6 38 25.7 18.4-34.6
Palmetto 502 373 72.4 67.4-76.9 129 27.6 23.1-32.6
Pee Dee 218 165 78.1 71.5-83.5 53 21.9 16.5-28.5
Savannah 141 104 72.8 63.6-80.4 37 27.2 19.6-36.4
Trident 406 306 76.4 71.4-80.7 100 23.6 19.3-28.6
Upper Savannah 176 132 72.4 63.9-79.5 44 27.6 20.5-36.1
Waccamaw 246 165 66.9 59.8-73.3 81 33.1 26.7-40.2
Wateree 187 136 75.6 68.0-81.9 51 24.4 18.1-32.0

*Data in this table were derived from the tobacco use questions 1 and 2.

#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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