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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,027 932 47.5 44.7-50.3 1,095 52.5 49.7-55.3
GENDER
Male 775 321 43.4 39.0-47.9 454 56.6 52.1-61.0
Female 1,252 611 50.8 47.3-54.3 641 49.2 45.7-52.7
RACE
White 1,623 768 49.2 46.2-52.2 855 50.8 47.8-53.8
African American 362 149 42.9 36.1-50.0 213 57.1 50.0-63.9
Other Minorities 24 8 29.6 13.5-53.1 16 70.4 46.9-86.5
HISPANIC
Yes 42 19 51.4 32.9-69.5 23 48.6 30.5-67.1
No 1,934 893 47.6 44.8-50.5 1,041 52.4 49.5-55.2
AGE
50-54 433 158 37.7 31.9-43.8 275 62.3 56.2-68.1
55-64 710 308 44.6 40.0-49.3 402 55.4 50.7-60.0
65+ 884 466 55.2 51.0-59.2 418 44.8 40.8-49.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 443 181 41.0 34.7-47.5 262 59.0 52.5-65.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 625 265 43.8 38.8-48.9 360 56.2 51.1-61.2
Some Post-H.S. 447 221 50.2 44.4-56.0 226 49.8 44.0-55.6
College Graduate 508 262 53.9 48.7-59.1 246 46.1 40.9-51.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 340 152 48.6 41.4-55.8 188 51.4 44.2-58.6
$15,000- 24,999 363 140 42.4 35.7-49.4 223 57.6 50.6-64.3
$25,000- 34,999 230 116 50.7 42.7-58.6 114 49.3 41.4-57.3
$35,000- 49,999 280 110 38.7 32.0-46.0 170 61.3 54.0-68.0
$50,000+ 479 255 54.4 49.0-59.7 224 45.6 40.3-51.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 98 50 46.0 35.0-57.4 48 54.0 42.6-65.0
Appalachia II 159 94 61.9 53.3-69.7 65 38.1 30.3-46.7
Appalachia III 127 48 36.0 27.6-45.4 79 64.0 54.6-72.4
Catawba 80 44 55.3 41.9-68.1 36 44.7 31.9-58.1
Edisto 43 18 39.5 24.5-56.8 25 60.5 43.2-75.5
Low Country 98 49 51.5 40.7-62.2 49 48.5 37.8-59.3
Palmetto 189 99 51.1 43.0-59.1 90 48.9 40.9-57.0
Pee Dee 612 249 41.3 36.3-46.5 363 58.7 53.5-63.7
Savannah 80 36 39.5 28.7-51.3 44 60.5 48.7-71.3
Trident 159 80 52.7 44.0-61.2 79 47.3 38.8-56.0
Upper Savannah 147 58 44.0 33.7-54.8 89 56.0 45.2-66.3
Waccamaw 143 70 46.1 37.4-55.0 73 53.9 45.0-62.6
Wateree 71 30 38.6 26.9-51.7 41 61.4 48.3-73.1

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older.

#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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