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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 4,208 3,564 81.2 79.3-82.9 644 18.8 17.1-20.7
GENDER
Male 1,633 1,366 79.7 76.6-82.4 267 20.3 17.6-23.4
Female 2,575 2,198 82.5 80.4-84.5 377 17.5 15.5-19.6
RACE
White 3,180 2,753 83.7 81.8-85.5 427 16.3 14.5-18.2
African American 900 711 74.6 70.0-78.8 189 25.4 21.2-30.0
Other Minorities 88 66 75.2 61.7-85.0 22 24.8 15.0-38.3
HISPANIC
Yes 87 68 70.6 54.0-83.0 19 29.4 17.0-46.0
No 4,055 3,438 81.5 79.7-83.2 617 18.5 16.8-20.3
AGE
18-24 275 144 53.4 45.7-61.0 131 46.6 39.0-54.3
25-34 687 470 66.8 61.8-71.3 217 33.2 28.7-38.2
35-44 823 685 82.9 79.2-86.0 138 17.1 14.0-20.8
45-54 841 764 90.2 87.0-92.7 77 9.8 7.3-13.0
55-64 684 643 94.4 91.7-96.2 41 5.6 3.8- 8.3
65+ 872 834 95.6 93.7-97.0 38 4.4 3.0- 6.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 633 519 75.0 69.4-80.0 114 25.0 20.0-30.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,332 1,078 77.6 74.0-80.8 254 22.4 19.2-26.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,042 882 81.1 77.4-84.4 160 18.9 15.6-22.6
College Graduate 1,197 1,081 88.3 85.4-90.7 116 11.7 9.3-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 538 431 70.0 62.8-76.3 107 30.0 23.7-37.2
$15,000- 24,999 745 596 74.4 69.4-78.9 149 25.6 21.1-30.6
$25,000- 34,999 544 438 75.3 70.0-80.0 106 24.7 20.0-30.0
$35,000- 49,999 684 579 82.9 78.1-86.8 105 17.1 13.2-21.9
$50,000+ 1,187 1,082 89.4 86.6-91.6 105 10.6 8.4-13.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 175 151 86.1 79.1-91.1 24 13.9 8.9-20.9
Appalachia II 358 301 82.1 76.8-86.4 57 17.9 13.6-23.2
Appalachia III 257 213 81.1 74.9-86.0 44 18.9 14.0-25.1
Catawba 193 158 76.5 66.8-84.1 35 23.5 15.9-33.2
Edisto 84 70 76.4 63.0-86.1 14 23.6 13.9-37.0
Low Country 180 151 83.5 76.2-88.9 29 16.5 11.1-23.8
Palmetto 455 388 79.6 74.0-84.3 67 20.4 15.7-26.0
Pee Dee 1,253 1,048 77.1 73.1-80.6 205 22.9 19.4-26.9
Savannah 149 134 87.5 78.5-93.1 15 12.5 6.9-21.5
Trident 390 337 83.7 78.7-87.8 53 16.3 12.2-21.3
Upper Savannah 278 239 79.9 70.9-86.6 39 20.1 13.4-29.1
Waccamaw 252 210 79.3 70.9-85.7 42 20.7 14.3-29.1
Wateree 139 123 82.8 72.2-90.0 16 17.2 10.0-27.8

#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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