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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 4,490 292 6.5 5.6- 7.6 4,198 93.5 92.4-94.4
GENDER
Male 1,740 80 4.7 3.5- 6.2 1,660 95.3 93.8-96.5
Female 2,750 212 8.2 6.9- 9.7 2,538 91.8 90.3-93.1
RACE
White 3,347 187 5.4 4.5- 6.4 3,160 94.6 93.6-95.5
African American 1,000 87 7.8 5.8-10.3 913 92.2 89.7-94.2
Other Minorities 99 13 16.9 8.9-29.7 86 83.1 70.3-91.1
HISPANIC
Yes 97 6 6.6 2.5-16.4 91 93.4 83.6-97.5
No 4,321 279 6.5 5.6- 7.6 4,042 93.5 92.4-94.4
AGE
18-24 312 23 5.1 3.1- 8.4 289 94.9 91.6-96.9
25-34 742 58 8.4 6.2-11.4 684 91.6 88.6-93.8
35-44 895 74 8.3 6.3-11.0 821 91.7 89.0-93.7
45-54 888 74 9.0 6.5-12.3 814 91.0 87.7-93.5
55-64 717 38 4.6 2.9- 7.1 679 95.4 92.9-97.1
65+ 900 24 2.3 1.4- 3.7 876 97.7 96.3-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 685 79 11.2 8.3-15.0 606 88.8 85.0-91.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,431 105 7.2 5.6- 9.2 1,326 92.8 90.8-94.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 76 7.2 5.3- 9.6 1,041 92.8 90.4-94.7
College Graduate 1,253 31 2.6 1.7- 4.0 1,222 97.4 96.0-98.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 601 102 17.0 13.2-21.6 499 83.0 78.4-86.8
$15,000- 24,999 792 87 12.3 9.4-16.1 705 87.7 83.9-90.6
$25,000- 34,999 577 33 6.3 4.0- 9.9 544 93.7 90.1-96.0
$35,000- 49,999 730 21 3.7 2.3- 6.0 709 96.3 94.0-97.7
$50,000+ 1,229 20 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,209 98.8 98.0-99.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 13 6.2 3.4-11.2 180 93.8 88.8-96.6
Appalachia II 373 24 7.3 4.8-11.1 349 92.7 88.9-95.2
Appalachia III 274 24 8.0 5.2-12.3 250 92.0 87.7-94.8
Catawba 206 15 6.5 3.6-11.2 191 93.5 88.8-96.4
Edisto 94 4 4.0 1.3-11.6 90 96.0 88.4-98.7
Low Country 185 14 6.6 3.8-11.3 171 93.4 88.7-96.2
Palmetto 478 21 4.9 2.8- 8.5 457 95.1 91.5-97.2
Pee Dee 1,345 87 6.5 5.0- 8.6 1,258 93.5 91.4-95.0
Savannah 155 9 8.2 3.8-16.8 146 91.8 83.2-96.2
Trident 413 23 6.0 3.9- 9.3 390 94.0 90.7-96.1
Upper Savannah 298 25 8.7 4.9-14.9 273 91.3 85.1-95.1
Waccamaw 265 18 7.4 4.3-12.3 247 92.6 87.7-95.7
Wateree 156 10 3.7 1.7- 7.8 146 96.3 92.2-98.3

#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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