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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 4,151 1,586 37.8 35.8-39.8 2,565 62.2 60.2-64.2
GENDER
Male 1,604 582 37.0 33.8-40.3 1,022 63.0 59.7-66.2
Female 2,547 1,004 38.5 36.0-41.1 1,543 61.5 58.9-64.0
RACE
White 3,156 1,096 33.7 31.6-35.9 2,060 66.3 64.1-68.4
African American 871 443 50.2 45.5-55.0 428 49.8 45.0-54.5
Other Minorities 87 36 37.5 25.9-50.6 51 62.5 49.4-74.1
HISPANIC
Yes 90 40 41.1 27.9-55.7 50 58.9 44.3-72.1
No 4,000 1,514 37.5 35.5-39.5 2,486 62.5 60.5-64.5
AGE
18-24 288 60 26.6 19.9-34.6 228 73.4 65.4-80.1
25-34 674 211 30.3 25.9-35.2 463 69.7 64.8-74.1
35-44 820 282 34.5 30.4-38.9 538 65.5 61.1-69.6
45-54 826 368 45.9 41.4-50.4 458 54.1 49.6-58.6
55-64 673 287 43.9 39.1-48.8 386 56.1 51.2-60.9
65+ 844 371 45.8 41.6-50.1 473 54.2 49.9-58.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 613 286 42.9 37.4-48.5 327 57.1 51.5-62.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,302 520 39.8 36.1-43.6 782 60.2 56.4-63.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,045 377 35.8 32.1-39.8 668 64.2 60.2-67.9
College Graduate 1,187 400 34.9 31.4-38.5 787 65.1 61.5-68.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 544 250 42.9 36.7-49.3 294 57.1 50.7-63.3
$15,000- 24,999 729 300 40.2 35.4-45.2 429 59.8 54.8-64.6
$25,000- 34,999 537 211 38.7 33.3-44.4 326 61.3 55.6-66.7
$35,000- 49,999 676 257 42.5 37.2-48.0 419 57.5 52.0-62.8
$50,000+ 1,172 401 33.7 30.5-37.2 771 66.3 62.8-69.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 173 67 40.1 32.1-48.6 106 59.9 51.4-67.9
Appalachia II 352 125 36.3 30.8-42.2 227 63.7 57.8-69.2
Appalachia III 252 83 33.6 27.2-40.6 169 66.4 59.4-72.8
Catawba 190 69 29.7 22.9-37.6 121 70.3 62.4-77.1
Edisto 88 33 33.1 23.3-44.7 55 66.9 55.3-76.7
Low Country 176 67 38.2 30.4-46.6 109 61.8 53.4-69.6
Palmetto 447 194 44.9 39.2-50.7 253 55.1 49.3-60.8
Pee Dee 1,240 489 40.8 36.9-44.8 751 59.2 55.2-63.1
Savannah 146 49 31.1 23.3-40.1 97 68.9 59.9-76.7
Trident 388 131 35.2 29.8-41.0 257 64.8 59.0-70.2
Upper Savannah 268 120 41.3 33.2-49.8 148 58.7 50.2-66.8
Waccamaw 246 91 40.7 32.7-49.2 155 59.3 50.8-67.3
Wateree 142 50 37.7 28.3-48.2 92 62.3 51.8-71.7

#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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