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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 4,050 2,746 67.4 65.4-69.3 1,304 32.6 30.7-34.6
GENDER
Male 1,568 1,015 65.8 62.6-68.8 553 34.2 31.2-37.4
Female 2,482 1,731 68.8 66.3-71.3 751 31.2 28.7-33.7
RACE
White 3,097 2,151 68.8 66.6-71.0 946 31.2 29.0-33.4
African American 836 530 65.4 60.8-69.7 306 34.6 30.3-39.2
Other Minorities 82 43 52.4 38.8-65.7 39 47.6 34.3-61.2
HISPANIC
Yes 85 50 56.9 41.9-70.7 35 43.1 29.3-58.1
No 3,909 2,662 67.8 65.8-69.7 1,247 32.2 30.3-34.2
AGE
18-24 282 165 58.7 51.1-65.9 117 41.3 34.1-48.9
25-34 657 385 59.9 55.1-64.6 272 40.1 35.4-44.9
35-44 803 522 65.7 61.3-69.7 281 34.3 30.3-38.7
45-54 810 610 74.0 69.7-77.9 200 26.0 22.1-30.3
55-64 654 476 74.0 69.2-78.2 178 26.0 21.8-30.8
65+ 818 570 71.9 67.9-75.6 248 28.1 24.4-32.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 589 348 59.7 53.9-65.3 241 40.3 34.7-46.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,257 809 64.0 60.2-67.6 448 36.0 32.4-39.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,024 699 67.5 63.6-71.2 325 32.5 28.8-36.4
College Graduate 1,176 887 74.7 71.4-77.7 289 25.3 22.3-28.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 521 322 60.7 54.2-66.9 199 39.3 33.1-45.8
$15,000- 24,999 705 455 67.5 62.7-71.9 250 32.5 28.1-37.3
$25,000- 34,999 523 344 62.4 56.5-67.9 179 37.6 32.1-43.5
$35,000- 49,999 662 441 65.9 60.6-70.8 221 34.1 29.2-39.4
$50,000+ 1,163 863 73.7 70.5-76.8 300 26.3 23.2-29.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 168 118 66.7 57.7-74.7 50 33.3 25.3-42.3
Appalachia II 341 244 70.8 65.0-76.0 97 29.2 24.0-35.0
Appalachia III 247 163 66.6 59.7-72.9 84 33.4 27.1-40.3
Catawba 187 139 69.8 60.7-77.6 48 30.2 22.4-39.3
Edisto 84 61 72.2 60.1-81.7 23 27.8 18.3-39.9
Low Country 170 117 70.4 61.9-77.6 53 29.6 22.4-38.1
Palmetto 433 290 66.8 61.2-71.9 143 33.2 28.1-38.8
Pee Dee 1,211 799 66.0 62.2-69.6 412 34.0 30.4-37.8
Savannah 142 98 71.7 62.7-79.3 44 28.3 20.7-37.3
Trident 382 261 68.2 62.5-73.4 121 31.8 26.6-37.5
Upper Savannah 264 176 67.4 59.3-74.5 88 32.6 25.5-40.7
Waccamaw 238 155 61.2 52.8-69.0 83 38.8 31.0-47.2
Wateree 140 96 62.9 52.0-72.5 44 37.1 27.5-48.0

#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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