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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 4,492 3,855 84.3 82.7-85.8 637 15.7 14.2-17.3
GENDER
Male 1,742 1,472 82.1 79.4-84.6 270 17.9 15.4-20.6
Female 2,750 2,383 86.3 84.4-88.0 367 13.7 12.0-15.6
RACE
White 3,346 2,944 86.4 84.6-88.0 402 13.6 12.0-15.4
African American 1,000 799 80.4 76.5-83.8 201 19.6 16.2-23.5
Other Minorities 101 76 71.9 59.2-81.9 25 28.1 18.1-40.8
HISPANIC
Yes 99 74 67.5 52.8-79.5 25 32.5 20.5-47.2
No 4,320 3,718 85.1 83.5-86.5 602 14.9 13.5-16.5
AGE
18-24 310 247 78.0 71.4-83.4 63 22.0 16.6-28.6
25-34 743 602 79.4 74.9-83.3 141 20.6 16.7-25.1
35-44 896 745 84.1 80.8-86.9 151 15.9 13.1-19.2
45-54 887 733 81.0 77.0-84.4 154 19.0 15.6-23.0
55-64 720 615 85.5 81.7-88.6 105 14.5 11.4-18.3
65+ 900 881 98.2 96.7-99.0 19 1.8 1.0- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 690 518 70.1 64.7-75.0 172 29.9 25.0-35.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,426 1,175 81.5 78.4-84.3 251 18.5 15.7-21.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 980 85.4 82.1-88.2 139 14.6 11.8-17.9
College Graduate 1,253 1,178 94.0 92.1-95.5 75 6.0 4.5- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 603 446 69.3 63.2-74.7 157 30.7 25.3-36.8
$15,000- 24,999 792 584 69.3 64.4-73.8 208 30.7 26.2-35.6
$25,000- 34,999 580 499 81.9 76.5-86.3 81 18.1 13.7-23.5
$35,000- 49,999 731 649 88.6 85.1-91.3 82 11.4 8.7-14.9
$50,000+ 1,229 1,184 96.2 94.5-97.4 45 3.8 2.6- 5.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 170 87.3 81.0-91.8 23 12.7 8.2-19.0
Appalachia II 375 325 84.1 78.9-88.2 50 15.9 11.8-21.1
Appalachia III 274 242 87.6 82.5-91.4 32 12.4 8.6-17.5
Catawba 206 177 85.2 78.7-90.0 29 14.8 10.0-21.3
Edisto 93 80 81.1 68.0-89.7 13 18.9 10.3-32.0
Low Country 185 155 82.2 74.5-87.9 30 17.8 12.1-25.5
Palmetto 479 422 83.5 78.1-87.8 57 16.5 12.2-21.9
Pee Dee 1,345 1,140 83.0 80.0-85.6 205 17.0 14.4-20.0
Savannah 156 139 86.0 77.2-91.8 17 14.0 8.2-22.8
Trident 412 359 87.6 83.5-90.8 53 12.4 9.2-16.5
Upper Savannah 297 243 83.9 77.1-88.9 54 16.1 11.1-22.9
Waccamaw 267 220 82.7 76.7-87.4 47 17.3 12.6-23.3
Wateree 156 138 78.5 66.8-86.8 18 21.5 13.2-33.2

#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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