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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,469 3,094 69.2 67.3-71.0 529 13.0 11.6-14.4 390 8.3 7.3- 9.5 443 9.4 8.3-10.6 13 0.2 0.1- 0.4
GENDER
Male 1,733 1,171 69.5 66.5-72.3 214 12.5 10.6-14.7 153 7.8 6.3- 9.7 189 10.0 8.3-12.0 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7
Female 2,736 1,923 68.9 66.5-71.2 315 13.4 11.6-15.4 237 8.8 7.5-10.3 254 8.8 7.5-10.3 7 0.1 0.1- 0.3
RACE
White 3,338 2,381 70.5 68.3-72.5 354 12.0 10.4-13.6 273 8.1 7.0- 9.5 322 9.3 8.0-10.7 8 0.2 0.1- 0.4
African American 988 627 65.9 61.7-69.9 152 15.3 12.4-18.7 103 9.1 6.9-11.8 101 9.3 7.2-12.1 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Other Minorities 100 62 68.9 56.6-79.0 15 13.8 7.1-25.2 7 6.5 2.8-14.3 16 10.8 5.7-19.4 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 99 65 63.3 49.0-75.5 18 18.7 11.1-29.9 5 7.2 1.8-24.5 11 10.8 4.7-22.6 0 0.0 . - .
No 4,299 2,990 69.6 67.7-71.4 504 12.7 11.3-14.2 379 8.4 7.4- 9.5 414 9.1 8.1-10.3 12 0.2 0.1- 0.3
AGE
18-24 308 235 76.8 70.0-82.4 37 13.5 9.0-19.7 18 5.0 2.8- 8.9 17 4.8 2.6- 8.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
25-34 742 514 66.3 61.5-70.7 115 15.9 12.7-19.7 65 10.5 7.7-14.2 47 7.2 5.1-10.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6
35-44 893 644 71.6 67.5-75.4 124 15.1 12.0-18.7 69 6.5 4.8- 8.7 55 6.8 5.0- 9.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
45-54 887 627 68.8 64.4-72.9 103 13.2 10.3-16.7 83 9.3 6.9-12.2 69 8.4 6.1-11.4 5 0.4 0.1- 1.2
55-64 720 482 65.2 60.5-69.6 68 10.8 8.2-14.1 65 9.8 7.3-13.0 103 13.8 10.7-17.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
65+ 883 565 66.1 62.0-70.0 80 8.4 6.4-10.9 87 8.9 6.7-11.6 148 16.4 13.4-19.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 674 297 45.7 40.1-51.4 100 16.5 12.8-21.2 92 12.4 9.2-16.4 179 24.7 20.4-29.6 6 0.7 0.2- 1.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,425 933 66.4 62.9-69.7 199 14.6 12.0-17.6 138 9.5 7.6-11.7 148 9.2 7.5-11.4 7 0.4 0.1- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,115 832 72.6 68.8-76.0 133 14.1 11.4-17.3 75 6.7 4.9- 9.2 75 6.6 5.0- 8.6 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 1,251 1,029 81.4 78.5-84.0 97 8.1 6.4-10.2 85 6.4 5.0- 8.2 40 4.1 2.7- 6.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 595 291 54.0 48.0-59.8 75 11.1 8.0-15.2 97 14.6 11.0-19.2 127 19.4 15.5-23.9 5 1.0 0.4- 2.4
$15,000- 24,999 785 436 53.9 48.9-58.8 135 17.6 14.1-21.7 92 12.7 9.6-16.7 117 15.6 12.4-19.3 5 0.2 0.1- 0.6
$25,000- 34,999 581 391 66.3 60.9-71.3 87 17.5 13.6-22.4 58 9.0 6.5-12.5 44 6.8 4.7- 9.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
$35,000- 49,999 729 549 73.7 68.9-78.0 82 12.7 9.3-17.0 52 7.3 5.3- 9.9 46 6.4 4.3- 9.3 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 1,229 1,042 83.5 80.6-86.0 93 8.9 7.0-11.4 51 3.9 2.9- 5.4 42 3.6 2.4- 5.5 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 189 124 67.4 59.6-74.4 29 15.5 10.4-22.3 17 8.6 5.2-13.8 18 7.9 4.7-13.0 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2
Appalachia II 373 257 69.6 64.0-74.6 43 12.2 8.8-16.7 30 7.5 5.1-10.8 43 10.7 7.8-14.7 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia III 271 173 66.4 60.0-72.3 36 13.0 9.3-17.9 23 7.7 5.0-11.7 37 12.6 8.9-17.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Catawba 206 142 68.0 59.6-75.4 26 14.6 9.5-21.8 20 8.5 5.3-13.3 18 8.9 4.9-15.7 0 0.0 . - .
Edisto 93 60 63.7 51.4-74.4 17 20.2 11.7-32.7 7 6.8 3.0-14.9 8 8.9 4.2-17.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Low Country 184 132 71.3 63.1-78.3 18 12.0 7.2-19.3 16 7.6 4.2-13.3 17 8.7 5.2-14.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
Palmetto 479 346 69.8 64.3-74.7 56 12.6 9.4-16.6 39 9.6 6.4-14.3 37 7.8 5.4-11.2 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
Pee Dee 1,336 911 67.2 63.5-70.7 169 14.4 11.6-17.6 118 8.6 6.7-10.9 133 9.4 7.5-11.7 5 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Savannah 154 113 72.3 62.6-80.2 12 7.2 3.9-12.9 12 7.3 3.3-15.1 17 13.3 7.6-22.2 0 0.0 . - .
Trident 412 284 66.6 60.9-71.8 57 17.6 13.2-22.9 37 8.4 5.9-11.7 34 7.5 5.1-10.9 0 0.0 . - .
Upper Savannah 297 208 73.8 66.1-80.2 24 6.1 3.6-10.1 28 7.4 4.4-12.2 36 12.7 7.8-20.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Waccamaw 265 189 71.1 63.0-78.0 23 10.4 5.6-18.6 27 9.0 5.8-13.8 25 8.9 5.6-13.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
Wateree 155 115 72.2 62.3-80.3 13 11.6 6.1-20.8 13 9.1 4.9-16.4 14 7.2 3.7-13.4 0 0.0 . - .

#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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