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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Immunization

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,155 1,060 24.4 22.7-26.2 3,095 75.6 73.8-77.3
GENDER
Male 1,550 431 26.6 23.8-29.6 1,119 73.4 70.4-76.2
Female 2,605 629 22.5 20.5-24.7 1,976 77.5 75.3-79.5
RACE
White 3,098 839 25.0 23.1-27.0 2,259 75.0 73.0-76.9
African American 924 195 24.3 20.4-28.8 729 75.7 71.2-79.6
Other Minorities 94 19 17.0 10.0-27.6 75 83.0 72.4-90.0
HISPANIC
Yes 94 22 19.9 11.7-31.8 72 80.1 68.2-88.3
No 3,998 1,012 24.5 22.7-26.4 2,986 75.5 73.6-77.3
AGE
18-24 246 50 25.1 18.1-33.6 196 74.9 66.4-81.9
25-34 658 75 13.2 9.9-17.4 583 86.8 82.6-90.1
35-44 830 88 10.5 8.1-13.6 742 89.5 86.4-91.9
45-54 846 112 13.5 10.6-17.1 734 86.5 82.9-89.4
55-64 682 172 24.3 20.5-28.6 510 75.7 71.4-79.5
65+ 860 555 64.9 60.7-68.8 305 35.1 31.2-39.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 640 226 30.7 25.9-36.1 414 69.3 63.9-74.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,331 326 24.2 21.0-27.6 1,005 75.8 72.4-79.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,028 265 23.8 20.7-27.2 763 76.2 72.8-79.3
College Graduate 1,152 241 21.7 18.7-25.0 911 78.3 75.0-81.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 562 180 29.7 24.5-35.6 382 70.3 64.4-75.5
$15,000- 24,999 739 212 26.7 22.5-31.5 527 73.3 68.5-77.5
$25,000- 34,999 542 145 22.9 18.6-27.8 397 77.1 72.2-81.4
$35,000- 49,999 666 149 23.2 18.6-28.5 517 76.8 71.5-81.4
$50,000+ 1,140 194 19.0 16.4-22.0 946 81.0 78.0-83.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 182 53 24.9 18.9-32.0 129 75.1 68.0-81.1
Appalachia II 339 82 20.7 16.5-25.6 257 79.3 74.4-83.5
Appalachia III 250 59 21.2 15.9-27.7 191 78.8 72.3-84.1
Catawba 187 41 20.4 14.0-28.8 146 79.6 71.2-86.0
Edisto 86 22 28.6 18.4-41.4 64 71.4 58.6-81.6
Low Country 175 51 28.2 21.2-36.4 124 71.8 63.6-78.8
Palmetto 445 123 27.9 23.1-33.4 322 72.1 66.6-76.9
Pee Dee 1,252 309 22.7 19.7-26.0 943 77.3 74.0-80.3
Savannah 145 49 33.9 25.2-43.8 96 66.1 56.2-74.8
Trident 375 93 23.4 18.8-28.7 282 76.6 71.3-81.2
Upper Savannah 284 61 19.3 14.1-25.8 223 80.7 74.2-85.9
Waccamaw 240 69 26.4 19.4-34.8 171 73.6 65.2-80.6
Wateree 146 39 25.5 17.7-35.4 107 74.5 64.6-82.3

#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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