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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,416 237 5.7 4.8- 6.7 1,908 42.2 40.3-44.2 1,343 30.7 28.9-32.6 201 4.8 3.9- 5.7 727 16.6 15.1-18.2
GENDER
Male 1,720 73 5.0 3.7- 6.8 702 38.6 35.6-41.6 545 32.6 29.6-35.7 101 6.1 4.8- 7.8 299 17.7 15.3-20.4
Female 2,696 164 6.3 5.2- 7.6 1,206 45.5 43.0-48.0 798 29.1 26.9-31.3 100 3.5 2.7- 4.6 428 15.6 13.9-17.5
RACE
White 3,303 171 5.2 4.3- 6.3 1,558 47.4 45.2-49.6 1,006 30.8 28.9-32.9 119 3.2 2.5- 4.1 449 13.4 11.9-15.0
African American 976 54 6.4 4.4- 9.2 294 27.8 24.1-31.8 299 30.7 26.7-35.1 75 9.4 7.0-12.4 254 25.8 22.0-29.9
Other Minorities 97 10 10.9 5.0-22.1 43 44.8 32.4-57.8 25 27.6 16.4-42.6 3 2.9 0.9- 9.3 16 13.8 7.6-23.8
HISPANIC
Yes 97 7 5.9 2.6-12.8 41 41.2 28.3-55.5 27 29.5 17.5-45.3 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5 19 20.6 11.1-35.0
No 4,255 227 5.7 4.8- 6.8 1,846 42.3 40.4-44.3 1,297 30.7 28.9-32.6 193 4.8 4.0- 5.8 692 16.4 15.0-18.0
AGE
18-24 308 10 4.0 1.9- 8.1 99 31.0 24.6-38.1 101 34.2 27.7-41.4 12 5.2 2.7- 9.7 86 25.7 20.0-32.4
25-34 738 31 5.8 3.7- 9.1 267 35.9 31.5-40.5 239 33.0 28.6-37.8 28 4.2 2.7- 6.5 173 21.1 17.4-25.4
35-44 889 37 5.7 3.8- 8.4 381 45.9 41.7-50.1 267 26.2 22.8-30.0 45 5.5 3.8- 8.0 159 16.7 13.7-20.1
45-54 878 60 6.2 4.3- 8.9 372 41.5 37.3-45.9 289 34.3 30.2-38.6 42 4.7 3.1- 7.2 115 13.2 10.6-16.4
55-64 717 40 5.2 3.6- 7.5 325 45.4 40.7-50.1 223 32.5 28.3-37.1 39 5.6 3.7- 8.3 90 11.3 8.7-14.6
65+ 851 53 6.5 4.7- 9.0 450 53.0 48.8-57.2 214 24.9 21.4-28.7 32 3.3 2.1- 5.2 102 12.2 9.7-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 656 33 5.4 3.2- 8.9 227 30.8 26.0-36.2 167 27.6 22.5-33.2 52 7.8 5.2-11.5 177 28.5 23.8-33.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,405 66 5.1 3.6- 7.2 524 37.0 33.6-40.5 466 32.7 29.3-36.2 71 5.8 4.3- 7.9 278 19.4 16.6-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,111 53 5.7 4.0- 8.0 500 44.4 40.5-48.2 353 31.2 27.8-34.8 47 4.5 3.1- 6.5 158 14.3 11.7-17.4
College Graduate 1,240 84 6.4 5.0- 8.3 655 52.2 48.6-55.7 357 29.8 26.6-33.2 31 2.2 1.5- 3.4 113 9.3 7.4-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 583 35 6.1 4.0- 9.1 207 35.2 29.5-41.2 166 26.7 22.0-32.0 49 7.9 5.1-12.2 126 24.1 19.0-30.2
$15,000- 24,999 777 41 5.5 3.4- 8.7 279 34.0 29.6-38.6 235 32.3 27.8-37.3 43 6.5 4.3- 9.6 179 21.7 17.8-26.1
$25,000- 34,999 575 24 6.1 3.5-10.5 237 34.5 29.7-39.7 186 33.1 28.0-38.5 32 6.0 3.8- 9.2 96 20.3 15.9-25.6
$35,000- 49,999 725 28 4.4 2.7- 7.3 333 43.3 38.5-48.3 236 33.5 28.7-38.6 25 4.7 2.9- 7.6 103 14.1 11.1-17.6
$50,000+ 1,223 74 5.7 4.3- 7.4 612 51.6 48.2-55.1 368 29.2 26.2-32.4 37 2.7 1.8- 4.0 132 10.8 8.8-13.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 10 4.8 2.4- 9.5 88 43.8 36.0-51.8 61 33.2 26.1-41.1 3 0.6 0.2- 1.8 30 17.7 12.1-25.0
Appalachia II 365 24 7.7 4.7-12.4 161 43.0 37.3-48.9 111 30.0 25.0-35.6 17 4.7 2.8- 7.8 52 14.6 10.9-19.2
Appalachia III 270 17 9.6 5.4-16.6 115 42.5 36.0-49.3 84 27.8 22.5-33.9 10 2.8 1.4- 5.6 44 17.3 12.7-23.0
Catawba 204 14 5.9 3.2-10.4 97 42.4 34.6-50.6 59 28.9 22.0-36.8 6 5.2 2.0-12.8 28 17.7 11.3-26.7
Edisto 91 4 3.7 1.2-10.9 41 39.6 28.9-51.3 30 31.5 21.5-43.5 3 5.2 1.4-17.4 13 20.0 11.2-33.3
Low Country 184 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6 87 46.2 38.1-54.6 60 31.5 24.4-39.6 8 6.1 2.7-13.2 21 13.5 8.4-21.1
Palmetto 473 35 8.4 5.7-12.2 230 46.5 41.1-51.9 140 30.1 25.3-35.4 15 2.8 1.5- 5.0 53 12.3 8.9-16.7
Pee Dee 1,314 61 4.4 3.3- 6.0 526 35.0 31.6-38.5 398 31.5 27.9-35.3 62 5.9 3.9- 8.7 267 23.2 20.1-26.7
Savannah 152 8 3.8 1.7- 8.2 77 46.4 37.3-55.8 41 28.4 20.7-37.7 6 4.5 1.9-10.7 20 16.8 10.3-26.3
Trident 410 23 5.3 3.4- 8.3 183 43.0 37.5-48.7 133 32.8 27.7-38.3 24 6.9 4.4-10.6 47 12.0 8.8-16.1
Upper Savannah 290 15 3.1 1.5- 6.3 102 38.5 30.9-46.7 89 29.6 22.9-37.4 22 6.5 3.4-12.1 62 22.2 16.2-29.7
Waccamaw 263 12 4.9 2.5- 9.2 115 39.4 31.9-47.4 77 32.9 25.2-41.7 11 3.8 1.9- 7.3 48 19.1 13.9-25.6
Wateree 154 5 1.8 0.6- 5.3 62 37.6 28.8-47.3 45 30.1 21.7-39.9 11 9.2 4.9-16.6 31 21.3 13.9-31.1

#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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