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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

STATE-ADDED QUESTIONS

What is the main reason you didn't get a flu shot?

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  Total
Respond.#
Didn't know I needed it Doctor didn't recommend it Forgot it Don't need or like shots other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,444 294 13.1 11.4-15.1 34 1.4 0.9- 2.1 322 13.6 11.9-15.6 813 34.3 31.8-36.8 981 37.6 35.0-40.1
GENDER
Male 958 138 14.6 11.9-17.7 9 0.8 0.4- 1.9 133 15.6 12.6-19.1 332 36.0 32.2-40.0 346 33.0 29.3-37.0
Female 1,486 156 11.8 9.7-14.3 25 1.9 1.2- 3.1 189 11.9 10.0-14.2 481 32.8 29.6-36.1 635 41.5 38.2-44.9
RACE
White 1,811 212 11.7 9.9-13.7 28 1.6 1.0- 2.5 249 14.4 12.3-16.7 570 33.0 30.2-35.9 752 39.4 36.5-42.3
African American 550 64 16.1 12.0-21.4 6 1.1 0.4- 2.7 66 12.0 8.5-16.5 213 38.7 33.1-44.6 201 32.1 27.1-37.6
Other Minorities 59 13 18.4 9.0-33.9 0 0.0 . - . 6 12.1 3.6-33.7 17 28.2 16.4-44.1 23 41.2 26.0-58.3
HISPANIC
Yes 55 7 8.4 3.3-19.8 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 9 25.1 10.7-48.4 18 34.1 20.0-51.8 19 30.2 16.9-47.9
No 2,364 282 13.1 11.4-15.1 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 310 13.2 11.5-15.1 788 34.4 31.9-37.0 952 37.8 35.3-40.4
AGE
18-24 206 40 19.7 13.8-27.3 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 40 16.0 10.8-23.1 70 34.5 26.8-43.1 55 29.7 22.2-38.6
25-34 502 68 14.0 10.6-18.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.6 74 16.3 11.9-21.8 178 35.8 30.7-41.3 177 32.6 27.7-37.9
35-44 609 80 12.4 9.4-16.3 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 74 12.8 9.7-16.6 214 36.3 31.4-41.6 236 37.2 32.5-42.2
45-54 536 47 9.9 6.9-14.0 12 2.2 1.1- 4.2 68 13.2 9.8-17.4 185 34.9 29.8-40.4 224 39.8 34.4-45.4
55-64 355 34 10.5 7.1-15.2 6 1.6 0.6- 3.9 40 11.5 8.1-16.2 108 31.6 25.7-38.0 167 44.9 38.3-51.7
65+ 221 21 10.7 6.4-17.3 5 2.9 0.9- 8.3 23 8.0 4.9-12.6 56 26.4 20.0-33.9 116 52.1 43.9-60.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 33 13.6 8.9-20.3 7 2.7 1.1- 6.3 47 13.2 9.2-18.6 94 33.9 26.6-42.0 136 36.6 29.4-44.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 809 110 15.2 11.9-19.2 9 1.0 0.5- 2.1 110 14.4 11.3-18.3 251 30.9 26.7-35.5 329 38.4 34.0-43.1
Some Post-H.S. 639 73 11.1 8.4-14.5 6 0.8 0.3- 2.2 83 14.7 11.1-19.3 243 38.6 33.8-43.7 234 34.7 30.1-39.7
College Graduate 678 78 12.6 9.7-16.1 12 2.0 1.0- 3.9 82 11.7 9.0-15.0 225 33.9 29.7-38.4 281 39.9 35.4-44.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 31 10.9 6.5-17.9 5 1.2 0.3- 4.4 34 10.6 6.8-16.2 78 28.8 21.4-37.5 149 48.4 40.1-56.9
$15,000- 24,999 439 49 13.5 9.5-18.8 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 71 16.7 12.1-22.6 148 36.3 30.4-42.7 167 32.7 27.1-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 325 40 14.7 10.2-20.7 6 2.1 0.9- 5.0 40 16.1 10.7-23.5 115 36.0 29.3-43.3 124 31.1 25.2-37.6
$35,000- 49,999 434 49 8.6 5.9-12.2 10 1.9 0.9- 4.2 48 11.2 7.9-15.6 163 35.8 30.2-41.8 164 42.5 36.2-49.1
$50,000+ 706 93 13.9 11.1-17.3 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 99 13.8 11.0-17.1 237 34.8 30.5-39.4 270 36.2 32.0-40.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 94 11 12.7 6.8-22.5 2 2.1 0.5- 8.2 12 11.5 6.4-19.9 24 23.5 15.4-34.1 45 50.2 38.9-61.5
Appalachia II 225 23 11.2 7.3-16.9 3 1.9 0.6- 6.1 28 12.5 8.3-18.4 75 31.1 24.9-38.2 96 43.2 36.2-50.5
Appalachia III 148 23 14.9 9.7-22.2 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 22 16.2 9.9-25.5 52 37.3 28.9-46.5 50 31.0 23.6-39.5
Catawba 102 12 11.5 5.7-22.0 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4 12 8.9 4.5-16.6 34 37.3 26.7-49.3 40 39.6 29.0-51.2
Edisto 51 9 20.1 9.9-36.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 17.6 8.0-34.6 13 20.7 11.2-34.9 20 41.6 26.7-58.2
Low Country 98 9 9.5 4.1-20.5 0 0.0 . - . 15 13.0 7.6-21.3 39 47.4 36.2-58.9 35 30.1 21.3-40.6
Palmetto 263 36 13.4 9.3-18.9 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 42 18.1 12.5-25.4 87 31.4 25.2-38.4 94 35.7 29.1-42.9
Pee Dee 719 81 12.4 9.5-16.1 11 1.6 0.7- 3.7 92 14.9 11.1-19.6 227 32.6 27.8-37.8 308 38.4 33.7-43.4
Savannah 87 14 16.6 8.8-29.0 2 2.4 0.6- 9.7 12 12.4 6.9-21.2 37 47.9 36.0-60.0 22 20.7 13.2-30.8
Trident 233 35 15.4 10.8-21.5 3 1.1 0.3- 3.5 25 10.7 6.8-16.5 74 33.6 26.6-41.3 96 39.2 32.2-46.7
Upper Savannah 161 14 9.0 4.8-16.3 0 0.0 . - . 27 19.5 12.0-30.1 54 35.9 25.8-47.4 66 35.6 25.8-46.8
Waccamaw 150 18 12.6 7.4-20.6 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 13 10.8 6.0-18.7 53 34.1 26.0-43.3 64 41.1 31.5-51.4
Wateree 92 7 13.2 5.5-28.4 2 3.4 0.9-12.8 12 10.6 5.6-18.9 33 34.9 24.2-47.5 38 37.9 27.2-49.9

#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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