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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk Factor for Current Asthma Prevalence*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,488 4,209 94.2 93.1-95.1 279 5.8 4.9- 6.9
GENDER
Male 1,742 1,676 96.1 94.5-97.3 66 3.9 2.7- 5.5
Female 2,746 2,533 92.3 90.8-93.6 213 7.7 6.4- 9.2
RACE
White 3,342 3,135 94.4 93.2-95.4 207 5.6 4.6- 6.8
African American 1,000 941 93.9 91.2-95.8 59 6.1 4.2- 8.8
Other Minorities 101 94 92.8 81.7-97.4 7 7.2 2.6-18.3
HISPANIC
Yes 99 90 88.7 73.3-95.7 9 11.3 4.3-26.7
No 4,317 4,053 94.4 93.3-95.2 264 5.6 4.8- 6.7
AGE
18-24 313 290 92.9 88.3-95.8 23 7.1 4.2-11.7
25-34 744 696 93.5 90.0-95.8 48 6.5 4.2-10.0
35-44 895 836 93.9 91.5-95.7 59 6.1 4.3- 8.5
45-54 886 831 93.7 91.0-95.7 55 6.3 4.3- 9.0
55-64 718 670 94.8 92.6-96.5 48 5.2 3.5- 7.4
65+ 896 854 96.2 94.4-97.5 42 3.8 2.5- 5.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 687 613 90.4 86.2-93.4 74 9.6 6.6-13.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,431 1,339 94.3 92.4-95.7 92 5.7 4.3- 7.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,117 1,055 93.6 90.9-95.5 62 6.4 4.5- 9.1
College Graduate 1,250 1,199 96.5 95.3-97.5 51 3.5 2.5- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 603 531 87.8 82.9-91.4 72 12.2 8.6-17.1
$15,000- 24,999 791 737 93.3 89.6-95.8 54 6.7 4.2-10.4
$25,000- 34,999 581 551 93.9 90.2-96.3 30 6.1 3.7- 9.8
$35,000- 49,999 727 687 96.0 94.2-97.3 40 4.0 2.7- 5.8
$50,000+ 1,228 1,180 96.3 94.8-97.4 48 3.7 2.6- 5.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 179 94.1 89.4-96.8 13 5.9 3.2-10.6
Appalachia II 373 355 95.9 93.4-97.5 18 4.1 2.5- 6.6
Appalachia III 274 257 94.7 91.2-96.8 17 5.3 3.2- 8.8
Catawba 205 195 94.5 87.6-97.7 10 5.5 2.3-12.4
Edisto 94 90 95.5 87.6-98.4 4 4.5 1.6-12.4
Low Country 186 175 94.0 88.1-97.1 11 6.0 2.9-11.9
Palmetto 479 450 91.4 86.5-94.6 29 8.6 5.4-13.5
Pee Dee 1,343 1,243 92.8 90.6-94.6 100 7.2 5.4- 9.4
Savannah 156 145 94.9 90.5-97.3 11 5.1 2.7- 9.5
Trident 413 389 94.1 90.5-96.3 24 5.9 3.7- 9.5
Upper Savannah 297 279 94.3 89.0-97.1 18 5.7 2.9-11.0
Waccamaw 266 257 97.3 94.4-98.8 9 2.7 1.2- 5.6
Wateree 156 144 92.7 85.7-96.4 12 7.3 3.6-14.3

*Data in this table were derived from the asthma questions 1 and quesiton 2: ever told having Asthma and current having asthma

#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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