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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Female respondents aged 40 and older that have not had a mammogram within the past two years*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,803 1,373 75.6 72.9-78.1 430 24.4 21.9-27.1
GENDER
Female 1,803 1,373 75.6 72.9-78.1 430 24.4 21.9-27.1
RACE
White 1,358 1,037 75.2 72.2-77.9 321 24.8 22.1-27.8
African American 397 307 78.0 71.4-83.4 90 22.0 16.6-28.6
Other Minorities 34 18 62.3 42.1-79.0 16 37.7 21.0-57.9
HISPANIC
Yes 35 31 89.9 70.7-97.1 4 10.1 2.9-29.3
No 1,736 1,317 75.2 72.5-77.8 419 24.8 22.2-27.5
AGE
35-44 265 164 63.7 56.1-70.6 101 36.3 29.4-43.9
45-54 556 425 74.0 68.7-78.6 131 26.0 21.4-31.3
55-64 412 328 80.4 75.2-84.7 84 19.6 15.3-24.8
65+ 570 456 80.5 75.9-84.4 114 19.5 15.6-24.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 222 64.3 56.9-71.1 116 35.7 28.9-43.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 589 447 75.2 70.3-79.5 142 24.8 20.5-29.7
Some Post-H.S. 426 323 74.2 68.5-79.3 103 25.8 20.7-31.5
College Graduate 449 380 84.8 80.4-88.4 69 15.2 11.6-19.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 228 68.1 60.9-74.5 98 31.9 25.5-39.1
$15,000- 24,999 316 223 69.1 61.6-75.8 93 30.9 24.2-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 198 154 75.5 66.9-82.5 44 24.5 17.5-33.1
$35,000- 49,999 237 184 76.8 69.5-82.8 53 23.2 17.2-30.5
$50,000+ 430 362 83.4 78.6-87.4 68 16.6 12.6-21.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 78 63 77.9 65.6-86.7 15 22.1 13.3-34.4
Appalachia II 128 99 76.7 67.7-83.9 29 23.3 16.1-32.3
Appalachia III 116 86 74.5 65.0-82.1 30 25.5 17.9-35.0
Catawba 77 58 76.8 65.0-85.5 19 23.2 14.5-35.0
Edisto 42 35 83.0 66.7-92.2 7 17.0 7.8-33.3
Low Country 87 62 75.0 64.1-83.4 25 25.0 16.6-35.9
Palmetto 171 140 80.8 72.4-87.1 31 19.2 12.9-27.6
Pee Dee 556 423 74.8 69.8-79.3 133 25.2 20.7-30.2
Savannah 68 49 63.5 48.1-76.6 19 36.5 23.4-51.9
Trident 157 123 78.3 70.5-84.4 34 21.7 15.6-29.5
Upper Savannah 134 99 73.0 61.0-82.4 35 27.0 17.6-39.0
Waccamaw 107 72 68.6 58.4-77.3 35 31.4 22.7-41.6
Wateree 61 46 72.9 58.1-83.9 15 27.1 16.1-41.9

*Data in this table were derived from the women health questions.

#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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