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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,128 2,828 68.9 66.9-70.7 286 7.3 6.3- 8.5 460 11.1 9.8-12.6 312 7.4 6.4- 8.5 242 5.3 4.5- 6.3
GENDER
Male 1,605 1,234 76.3 73.3-78.9 87 5.6 4.3- 7.2 122 7.9 6.2-10.0 92 6.4 4.9- 8.2 70 3.9 2.8- 5.3
Female 2,523 1,594 62.2 59.6-64.7 199 8.9 7.5-10.6 338 14.1 12.2-16.2 220 8.3 7.0- 9.7 172 6.6 5.5- 7.9
RACE
White 3,140 2,146 67.9 65.6-70.0 222 7.8 6.6- 9.1 366 11.8 10.2-13.5 227 7.3 6.2- 8.6 179 5.3 4.4- 6.4
African American 865 594 70.5 66.2-74.5 59 6.8 4.9- 9.5 84 9.9 7.4-13.1 73 7.4 5.5- 9.8 55 5.4 3.8- 7.5
Other Minorities 86 66 77.1 63.2-86.8 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9 7 8.0 2.8-20.9 6 8.0 2.7-21.7 5 4.8 1.6-13.6
HISPANIC
Yes 90 63 63.5 47.9-76.6 9 15.2 7.1-29.8 11 16.1 6.8-33.8 4 3.6 1.2-10.2 3 1.6 0.4- 5.9
No 3,984 2,732 69.2 67.2-71.1 275 7.1 6.1- 8.2 441 10.9 9.6-12.3 301 7.4 6.4- 8.6 235 5.4 4.6- 6.4
AGE
18-24 296 175 63.1 55.8-69.9 29 10.6 6.9-16.0 47 15.7 10.8-22.2 36 8.4 5.5-12.6 9 2.2 0.9- 5.1
25-34 685 428 64.9 60.2-69.4 53 6.9 5.0- 9.4 110 14.5 11.3-18.5 62 9.7 7.2-13.0 32 4.0 2.6- 6.0
35-44 815 501 66.5 62.3-70.4 75 8.6 6.5-11.3 105 10.8 8.5-13.7 79 8.7 6.6-11.3 55 5.4 3.9- 7.4
45-54 818 522 62.0 57.5-66.4 56 7.4 5.4- 9.9 104 12.8 9.9-16.2 65 8.6 6.3-11.7 71 9.3 6.8-12.6
55-64 661 502 76.0 71.7-79.9 38 6.6 4.6- 9.4 40 6.0 4.0- 8.8 39 4.6 3.2- 6.6 42 6.7 4.7- 9.7
65+ 828 682 82.9 79.4-85.9 34 4.1 2.6- 6.3 51 6.0 4.3- 8.3 29 3.1 1.9- 5.1 32 3.9 2.5- 5.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 588 410 68.6 62.9-73.8 33 6.9 4.4-10.5 42 8.0 5.0-12.5 50 9.4 6.4-13.6 53 7.1 5.0-10.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,311 875 67.3 63.7-70.8 87 6.7 5.1- 8.7 147 11.4 9.1-14.3 105 7.5 5.9- 9.5 97 7.1 5.4- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,045 701 66.6 62.7-70.3 80 8.9 6.8-11.5 131 12.5 10.0-15.5 80 7.4 5.6- 9.7 53 4.7 3.3- 6.6
College Graduate 1,181 839 72.8 69.5-75.8 86 6.9 5.3- 8.9 140 11.1 9.0-13.5 77 6.3 4.8- 8.2 39 3.0 2.1- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 533 315 57.6 51.2-63.8 35 8.4 5.4-12.6 53 10.5 7.0-15.4 50 9.4 6.4-13.7 80 14.2 10.5-18.8
$15,000- 24,999 725 460 63.0 57.9-67.8 42 5.6 3.8- 8.0 89 11.5 8.4-15.5 85 12.4 9.4-16.3 49 7.5 5.3-10.6
$25,000- 34,999 538 352 66.6 61.2-71.7 40 8.2 5.5-12.2 65 11.1 8.0-15.2 49 8.4 5.9-11.8 32 5.6 3.8- 8.3
$35,000- 49,999 687 466 68.0 62.9-72.7 57 8.3 5.9-11.6 101 14.8 11.3-19.2 44 6.2 4.3- 8.7 19 2.7 1.4- 5.1
$50,000+ 1,174 867 74.7 71.6-77.7 83 7.2 5.6- 9.2 120 9.8 7.9-12.1 66 5.4 4.0- 7.2 38 2.9 2.0- 4.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 174 121 72.1 64.3-78.8 12 5.8 3.1-10.6 18 10.7 6.6-17.0 12 7.5 4.1-13.3 11 3.9 2.0- 7.3
Appalachia II 348 228 65.9 60.0-71.3 27 6.9 4.6-10.4 44 12.9 9.3-17.7 27 8.6 5.7-12.8 22 5.6 3.6- 8.7
Appalachia III 247 186 76.6 70.4-81.9 12 5.2 2.9- 9.2 22 8.7 5.5-13.3 17 6.2 3.7-10.1 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4
Catawba 191 111 63.4 55.2-70.9 21 9.4 6.0-14.6 22 9.5 6.0-14.9 21 10.0 6.2-15.7 16 7.6 4.5-12.7
Edisto 84 50 56.8 44.1-68.6 6 7.0 2.6-17.5 12 13.6 7.3-23.7 8 10.3 5.0-20.0 8 12.3 5.4-25.9
Low Country 172 112 64.5 55.7-72.5 18 12.7 7.6-20.6 25 14.1 9.2-21.0 11 6.3 2.9-13.3 6 2.3 1.0- 5.3
Palmetto 448 302 67.8 62.1-72.9 35 6.7 4.6- 9.7 51 13.2 9.3-18.3 37 8.3 5.6-12.1 23 4.1 2.7- 6.4
Pee Dee 1,237 855 69.4 65.6-73.0 73 5.8 4.4- 7.6 153 12.3 9.9-15.0 91 8.1 5.8-11.2 65 4.5 3.3- 6.0
Savannah 145 95 65.9 56.1-74.6 11 7.6 4.1-13.8 13 8.9 4.4-17.2 10 6.3 3.1-12.5 16 11.3 6.2-19.8
Trident 389 270 69.9 64.4-74.9 30 8.9 5.8-13.3 42 10.6 7.6-14.5 27 5.9 3.9- 8.9 20 4.7 3.0- 7.4
Upper Savannah 267 194 75.2 67.1-81.8 15 8.0 3.8-16.1 19 6.5 3.5-11.7 22 6.5 3.8-10.9 17 3.9 1.9- 7.5
Waccamaw 247 174 71.7 63.6-78.5 12 3.8 2.1- 6.7 22 11.0 6.0-19.5 19 6.7 4.0-11.1 20 6.8 4.1-11.2
Wateree 138 100 71.8 61.8-80.0 11 10.3 5.3-18.9 13 8.4 4.5-15.1 6 3.7 1.5- 8.8 8 5.9 2.4-13.8

#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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