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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 3,841 3,339 87.3 85.8-88.6 502 12.7 11.4-14.2
GENDER
Male 1,473 1,234 86.1 83.8-88.2 239 13.9 11.8-16.2
Female 2,368 2,105 88.4 86.5-90.0 263 11.6 10.0-13.5
RACE
White 2,927 2,597 89.8 88.3-91.1 330 10.2 8.9-11.7
African American 799 645 79.9 75.8-83.5 154 20.1 16.5-24.2
Other Minorities 82 69 86.1 75.6-92.5 13 13.9 7.5-24.4
HISPANIC
Yes 86 72 82.8 70.6-90.6 14 17.2 9.4-29.4
No 3,704 3,230 87.7 86.2-89.0 474 12.3 11.0-13.8
AGE
18-24 281 257 91.1 85.7-94.6 24 8.9 5.4-14.3
25-34 635 552 88.1 84.7-90.9 83 11.9 9.1-15.3
35-44 757 669 87.1 83.5-90.0 88 12.9 10.0-16.5
45-54 776 675 86.4 83.0-89.3 101 13.6 10.7-17.0
55-64 618 536 87.6 84.0-90.4 82 12.4 9.6-16.0
65+ 749 626 83.5 79.7-86.7 123 16.5 13.3-20.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 544 444 80.8 75.5-85.1 100 19.2 14.9-24.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,188 1,003 85.2 82.3-87.7 185 14.8 12.3-17.7
Some Post-H.S. 977 852 88.7 86.0-90.9 125 11.3 9.1-14.0
College Graduate 1,128 1,036 91.5 89.2-93.3 92 8.5 6.7-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 496 404 82.2 76.8-86.6 92 17.8 13.4-23.2
$15,000- 24,999 665 564 84.5 80.2-87.9 101 15.5 12.1-19.8
$25,000- 34,999 496 422 86.7 82.6-90.0 74 13.3 10.0-17.4
$35,000- 49,999 628 553 89.5 86.3-92.1 75 10.5 7.9-13.7
$50,000+ 1,113 997 89.0 86.4-91.2 116 11.0 8.8-13.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 161 144 91.9 86.7-95.2 17 8.1 4.8-13.3
Appalachia II 332 292 88.0 83.4-91.5 40 12.0 8.5-16.6
Appalachia III 241 207 87.9 82.8-91.6 34 12.1 8.4-17.2
Catawba 173 153 90.4 84.9-94.0 20 9.6 6.0-15.1
Edisto 77 62 79.7 66.9-88.4 15 20.3 11.6-33.1
Low Country 163 146 87.6 79.5-92.7 17 12.4 7.3-20.5
Palmetto 420 366 87.5 83.2-90.8 54 12.5 9.2-16.8
Pee Dee 1,119 960 85.1 81.9-87.8 159 14.9 12.2-18.1
Savannah 137 121 87.3 79.0-92.6 16 12.7 7.4-21.0
Trident 369 322 85.8 80.8-89.7 47 14.2 10.3-19.2
Upper Savannah 247 215 88.9 82.8-93.1 32 11.1 6.9-17.2
Waccamaw 232 199 85.9 79.6-90.5 33 14.1 9.5-20.4
Wateree 134 119 87.4 79.1-92.7 15 12.6 7.3-20.9

#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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