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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Health Status

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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 4,435 3,671 82.8 81.2-84.3 205 5.1 4.2- 6.2 234 5.1 4.3- 6.0 181 3.8 3.2- 4.7 144 3.2 2.6- 3.9
GENDER
Male 1,717 1,493 85.6 83.0-87.9 59 4.7 3.3- 6.6 59 3.4 2.4- 5.0 52 3.3 2.3- 4.7 54 3.0 2.1- 4.3
Female 2,718 2,178 80.2 78.2-82.1 146 5.6 4.5- 6.9 175 6.6 5.4- 7.9 129 4.4 3.5- 5.4 90 3.3 2.6- 4.2
RACE
White 3,316 2,740 82.9 81.0-84.5 155 5.2 4.1- 6.5 177 5.0 4.1- 6.1 139 3.9 3.1- 4.8 105 3.1 2.4- 4.0
African American 982 817 82.6 79.0-85.7 43 4.9 3.2- 7.3 50 5.4 3.6- 7.8 37 3.7 2.4- 5.7 35 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Other Minorities 97 82 84.0 71.9-91.5 3 4.7 1.3-15.6 6 5.1 2.1-11.9 3 4.5 0.9-18.6 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4
HISPANIC
Yes 98 80 77.5 61.7-88.1 5 10.2 3.2-28.1 7 8.3 2.9-21.7 3 1.9 0.5- 6.7 3 2.1 0.5- 7.5
No 4,273 3,543 83.1 81.5-84.6 198 5.0 4.1- 6.0 220 4.9 4.1- 5.8 174 3.9 3.2- 4.7 138 3.2 2.5- 3.9
AGE
18-24 311 244 79.4 73.1-84.6 27 8.6 5.4-13.7 24 8.1 4.9-13.3 14 3.4 1.8- 6.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
25-34 742 616 83.6 79.5-87.0 47 8.2 5.5-12.1 52 5.0 3.6- 7.0 23 2.7 1.6- 4.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
35-44 889 731 83.9 80.6-86.7 54 4.9 3.4- 7.0 47 5.1 3.6- 7.3 36 3.6 2.4- 5.5 21 2.5 1.5- 4.2
45-54 877 725 80.9 76.9-84.4 34 3.7 2.3- 5.7 41 4.6 3.1- 6.9 37 5.3 3.3- 8.3 40 5.5 3.6- 8.4
55-64 710 582 83.1 79.5-86.2 18 3.2 1.9- 5.4 39 4.7 3.2- 6.8 30 3.3 2.1- 5.1 41 5.7 3.9- 8.2
65+ 872 743 84.8 81.6-87.6 23 2.2 1.3- 3.6 30 3.5 2.2- 5.6 40 4.7 3.2- 6.8 36 4.8 3.3- 6.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 652 501 75.0 69.6-79.7 24 4.5 2.6- 7.7 37 6.7 4.0-11.0 41 7.0 4.5-10.7 49 6.8 4.7- 9.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,418 1,181 83.5 80.6-85.9 58 4.3 3.0- 6.2 69 4.9 3.5- 6.7 65 3.9 2.9- 5.3 45 3.4 2.4- 5.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,113 925 82.9 79.6-85.9 61 6.6 4.6- 9.5 54 3.9 2.8- 5.3 44 4.0 2.7- 5.8 29 2.6 1.6- 4.3
College Graduate 1,248 1,061 85.8 83.2-88.1 62 5.0 3.6- 7.0 73 5.5 4.1- 7.4 31 2.1 1.4- 3.1 21 1.5 0.9- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 583 406 71.1 65.3-76.2 33 7.5 4.6-12.1 39 6.7 4.1-10.8 48 6.5 4.3- 9.5 57 8.2 5.7-11.6
$15,000- 24,999 786 628 78.3 73.8-82.3 42 6.3 4.0- 9.8 43 4.8 3.1- 7.2 39 5.1 3.3- 7.7 34 5.6 3.7- 8.4
$25,000- 34,999 577 483 82.8 78.0-86.7 24 5.6 3.2- 9.7 33 5.2 3.2- 8.3 24 4.3 2.7- 6.8 13 2.2 1.2- 3.9
$35,000- 49,999 727 625 86.3 82.4-89.4 38 5.2 3.3- 8.1 33 3.6 2.3- 5.5 22 3.3 1.9- 5.8 9 1.6 0.6- 4.1
$50,000+ 1,229 1,070 87.8 85.4-89.9 50 3.9 2.8- 5.5 61 4.7 3.5- 6.4 33 2.6 1.7- 4.0 15 1.0 0.5- 1.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 159 85.7 79.9-90.1 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6 9 3.9 2.0- 7.7 8 3.6 1.8- 7.3 8 4.1 1.9- 8.6
Appalachia II 367 311 84.0 79.0-87.9 20 6.6 4.0-10.7 12 3.7 1.9- 7.0 13 3.6 2.0- 6.3 11 2.1 1.1- 4.0
Appalachia III 270 219 81.7 75.5-86.6 15 6.7 3.4-12.7 13 5.1 2.9- 8.9 12 3.1 1.7- 5.7 11 3.3 1.8- 6.1
Catawba 202 167 84.5 77.9-89.4 9 3.6 1.8- 7.4 7 3.8 1.4-10.0 7 3.3 1.5- 7.2 12 4.7 2.5- 8.6
Edisto 92 77 84.4 73.6-91.3 5 4.9 2.0-11.6 3 2.2 0.7- 7.0 3 2.7 0.7- 9.4 4 5.8 1.7-18.0
Low Country 184 155 84.7 77.3-90.0 5 3.2 1.2- 8.0 7 3.4 1.5- 7.6 10 4.8 2.1-10.8 7 3.9 1.6- 9.5
Palmetto 477 381 79.1 73.9-83.6 29 6.7 4.0-11.0 34 7.2 4.7-10.8 18 4.1 2.3- 7.2 15 2.8 1.5- 5.2
Pee Dee 1,325 1,105 83.2 79.9-86.1 57 4.1 2.5- 6.5 72 5.7 4.1- 7.9 57 4.9 3.3- 7.1 34 2.1 1.5- 3.1
Savannah 154 124 81.8 73.3-88.1 5 2.5 0.9- 6.8 8 2.6 1.2- 5.2 6 4.3 1.7-10.5 11 8.8 4.3-17.0
Trident 411 334 79.6 74.3-84.0 25 7.2 4.5-11.3 29 7.1 4.7-10.6 15 4.8 2.7- 8.5 8 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Upper Savannah 293 243 82.4 75.2-87.9 10 5.7 2.4-13.1 18 4.1 2.2- 7.6 10 2.9 1.3- 6.3 12 4.8 2.4- 9.2
Waccamaw 266 219 85.7 80.5-89.7 12 4.2 2.2- 7.8 10 3.3 1.6- 6.9 16 4.3 2.5- 7.4 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0
Wateree 152 132 89.1 82.4-93.4 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9 10 5.6 2.6-11.6 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.5

* Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

#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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