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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 1,107 54 4.4 3.2- 5.9 1,053 95.6 94.1-96.8
RACE
White 896 42 4.1 2.9- 5.8 854 95.9 94.2-97.1
African American 187 12 6.2 3.2-11.6 175 93.8 88.4-96.8
Other Minorities 18 0 0.0 . - . 18 100 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 21 0 0.0 . - . 21 100 . - .
No 1,060 53 4.4 3.3- 6.0 1,007 95.6 94.0-96.7
AGE
40-44 164 0 0.0 . - . 164 100 . - .
45-54 326 5 1.4 0.5- 3.8 321 98.6 96.2-99.5
55-64 302 12 3.2 1.6- 6.2 290 96.8 93.8-98.4
65+ 315 37 12.7 8.9-17.7 278 87.3 82.3-91.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 13 6.8 3.5-12.8 182 93.2 87.2-96.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 317 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 301 95.9 92.8-97.7
Some Post-H.S. 247 10 2.7 1.4- 5.3 237 97.3 94.7-98.6
College Graduate 346 15 4.7 2.7- 7.9 331 95.3 92.1-97.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 112 8 6.9 3.0-14.9 104 93.1 85.1-97.0
$15,000- 24,999 183 10 4.0 1.9- 8.3 173 96.0 91.7-98.1
$25,000- 34,999 135 6 4.5 1.9-10.0 129 95.5 90.0-98.1
$35,000- 49,999 191 7 2.5 1.1- 5.7 184 97.5 94.3-98.9
$50,000+ 375 11 3.3 1.8- 6.1 364 96.7 93.9-98.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 51 2 3.2 0.8-12.1 49 96.8 87.9-99.2
Appalachia II 101 5 4.5 1.9-10.4 96 95.5 89.6-98.1
Appalachia III 63 3 4.0 1.3-11.8 60 96.0 88.2-98.7
Catawba 45 0 0.0 . - . 45 100 . - .
Edisto 14 0 0.0 . - . 14 100 . - .
Low Country 47 3 5.0 1.5-15.2 44 95.0 84.8-98.5
Palmetto 132 7 5.4 2.5-11.6 125 94.6 88.4-97.5
Pee Dee 314 14 5.3 2.7-10.1 300 94.7 89.9-97.3
Savannah 42 2 3.3 0.7-14.0 40 96.7 86.0-99.3
Trident 86 5 3.3 1.2- 8.8 81 96.7 91.2-98.8
Upper Savannah 76 3 4.6 1.4-14.2 73 95.4 85.8-98.6
Waccamaw 85 7 8.6 4.0-17.7 78 91.4 82.3-96.0
Wateree 44 3 4.5 1.4-13.9 41 95.5 86.1-98.6

* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being age 40 and older.

#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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