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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 4,149 976 22.3 20.7-24.0 3,173 77.7 76.0-79.3
GENDER
Male 1,604 386 22.6 20.0-25.5 1,218 77.4 74.5-80.0
Female 2,545 590 22.0 20.0-24.1 1,955 78.0 75.9-80.0
RACE
White 3,156 706 21.6 19.8-23.5 2,450 78.4 76.5-80.2
African American 868 247 25.4 21.7-29.6 621 74.6 70.4-78.3
Other Minorities 87 16 17.0 9.1-29.5 71 83.0 70.5-90.9
HISPANIC
Yes 91 20 20.3 10.6-35.3 71 79.7 64.7-89.4
No 3,997 942 22.4 20.8-24.1 3,055 77.6 75.9-79.2
AGE
18-24 289 31 8.5 5.1-13.8 258 91.5 86.2-94.9
25-34 676 115 17.2 13.7-21.4 561 82.8 78.6-86.3
35-44 818 155 20.4 17.0-24.3 663 79.6 75.7-83.0
45-54 823 232 30.0 25.9-34.4 591 70.0 65.6-74.1
55-64 673 205 30.1 26.0-34.6 468 69.9 65.4-74.0
65+ 844 232 26.7 23.1-30.7 612 73.3 69.3-76.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 612 180 25.3 20.9-30.3 432 74.7 69.7-79.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,303 304 22.2 19.2-25.4 999 77.8 74.6-80.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,043 233 22.0 18.8-25.5 810 78.0 74.5-81.2
College Graduate 1,188 258 21.3 18.6-24.3 930 78.7 75.7-81.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 546 152 22.1 17.9-27.0 394 77.9 73.0-82.1
$15,000- 24,999 729 167 22.8 18.8-27.5 562 77.2 72.5-81.2
$25,000- 34,999 534 117 20.7 16.6-25.5 417 79.3 74.5-83.4
$35,000- 49,999 678 166 26.0 21.6-30.9 512 74.0 69.1-78.4
$50,000+ 1,170 259 21.5 18.8-24.5 911 78.5 75.5-81.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 173 46 26.2 19.6-34.2 127 73.8 65.8-80.4
Appalachia II 352 76 21.2 16.9-26.2 276 78.8 73.8-83.1
Appalachia III 251 47 17.4 12.9-22.9 204 82.6 77.1-87.1
Catawba 191 49 19.9 14.6-26.5 142 80.1 73.5-85.4
Edisto 88 23 22.7 14.7-33.3 65 77.3 66.7-85.3
Low Country 176 40 21.1 15.3-28.5 136 78.9 71.5-84.7
Palmetto 449 114 25.8 21.1-31.1 335 74.2 68.9-78.9
Pee Dee 1,237 302 25.1 21.7-28.8 935 74.9 71.2-78.3
Savannah 146 36 25.6 18.0-34.9 110 74.4 65.1-82.0
Trident 389 81 21.1 16.7-26.2 308 78.9 73.8-83.3
Upper Savannah 268 65 19.2 13.9-26.1 203 80.8 73.9-86.1
Waccamaw 247 55 21.2 15.1-28.8 192 78.8 71.2-84.9
Wateree 140 30 22.4 15.1-32.0 110 77.6 68.0-84.9

#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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