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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,491 3,329 71.9 70.1-73.7 510 10.1 9.0-11.2 652 18.0 16.4-19.7
GENDER
Male 1,742 1,202 66.8 63.7-69.7 186 9.4 7.9-11.3 354 23.8 21.1-26.7
Female 2,749 2,127 76.6 74.4-78.6 324 10.6 9.3-12.1 298 12.8 11.1-14.7
RACE
White 3,350 2,498 72.7 70.6-74.7 393 10.4 9.3-11.8 459 16.9 15.2-18.7
African American 996 741 71.6 67.3-75.6 99 9.2 7.1-11.9 156 19.1 15.6-23.2
Other Minorities 101 67 63.2 50.2-74.6 6 5.1 2.0-12.5 28 31.7 21.0-44.7
HISPANIC
Yes 99 68 60.1 45.4-73.2 11 9.7 3.9-22.1 20 30.2 18.4-45.3
No 4,319 3,207 72.4 70.5-74.2 488 10.1 9.0-11.2 624 17.6 16.0-19.3
AGE
18-24 312 207 64.1 56.9-70.7 27 7.6 4.7-12.1 78 28.3 22.2-35.3
25-34 744 503 64.8 60.0-69.3 68 7.1 5.3- 9.5 173 28.0 23.7-32.8
35-44 893 664 71.9 67.9-75.6 77 8.7 6.6-11.5 152 19.3 16.2-23.0
45-54 889 705 79.2 75.4-82.5 95 9.2 7.1-11.8 89 11.6 9.0-14.9
55-64 721 539 72.5 67.9-76.6 92 13.7 10.8-17.3 90 13.8 10.6-17.8
65+ 896 685 77.4 73.8-80.7 143 15.1 12.5-18.1 68 7.5 5.5-10.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 685 465 64.2 58.8-69.3 96 11.3 8.7-14.5 124 24.5 19.9-29.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,429 1,057 71.2 67.8-74.3 149 10.4 8.4-12.7 223 18.5 15.8-21.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,118 844 72.9 69.1-76.5 125 9.3 7.4-11.6 149 17.8 14.6-21.5
College Graduate 1,255 960 75.9 72.7-78.9 139 9.8 8.0-11.9 156 14.3 11.8-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 599 412 63.2 57.1-68.8 78 11.3 8.4-15.1 109 25.5 20.4-31.5
$15,000- 24,999 793 556 67.2 62.4-71.7 89 9.5 7.2-12.5 148 23.3 19.2-27.9
$25,000- 34,999 579 415 67.3 61.5-72.6 59 9.7 7.0-13.2 105 23.0 18.2-28.7
$35,000- 49,999 729 550 73.4 68.4-77.8 82 9.3 6.9-12.3 97 17.3 13.4-22.1
$50,000+ 1,231 976 79.0 76.1-81.7 132 10.1 8.3-12.3 123 10.8 8.8-13.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 145 74.3 66.3-81.0 19 8.8 5.3-14.2 29 16.9 11.2-24.7
Appalachia II 374 287 75.4 69.8-80.3 38 7.4 5.3-10.3 49 17.1 12.7-22.8
Appalachia III 275 210 76.5 70.5-81.6 23 7.7 4.9-11.9 42 15.8 11.5-21.2
Catawba 205 145 68.9 60.9-75.9 29 11.9 8.1-17.3 31 19.2 13.3-26.8
Edisto 93 78 86.7 77.5-92.5 8 4.9 2.3-10.2 7 8.4 3.8-17.6
Low Country 186 125 69.1 61.1-76.0 25 11.3 7.4-17.0 36 19.6 13.9-27.0
Palmetto 478 352 67.7 61.9-73.1 48 8.9 6.4-12.2 78 23.4 18.3-29.3
Pee Dee 1,347 1,022 74.9 71.4-78.0 158 11.0 9.0-13.4 167 14.2 11.6-17.2
Savannah 156 103 66.9 57.9-74.8 29 16.6 11.2-23.8 24 16.5 10.7-24.6
Trident 412 299 70.8 65.3-75.6 48 11.5 8.4-15.6 65 17.7 13.8-22.6
Upper Savannah 295 233 78.6 71.2-84.5 26 9.8 5.9-16.0 36 11.6 7.4-17.7
Waccamaw 267 186 69.8 62.5-76.2 31 10.2 6.7-15.1 50 20.0 14.7-26.7
Wateree 157 109 65.0 54.8-73.9 19 9.9 6.0-16.2 29 25.1 16.9-35.6

#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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