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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,921 627 10.1 9.3-11.1 5,294 89.9 88.9-90.7
GENDER
Male 2,242 183 8.3 7.0- 9.8 2,059 91.7 90.2-93.0
Female 3,679 444 11.9 10.7-13.1 3,235 88.1 86.9-89.3
RACE
White 4,608 480 9.9 9.0-10.9 4,128 90.1 89.1-91.0
African American 1,107 124 10.8 8.7-13.3 983 89.2 86.7-91.3
Other 156 20 11.9 6.8-20.0 136 88.1 80.0-93.2
HISPANIC
Yes 149 24 15.6 9.5-24.6 125 84.4 75.4-90.5
No 5,720 595 9.9 9.0-10.8 5,125 90.1 89.2-91.0
AGE
18-24 384 39 10.4 7.4-14.6 345 89.6 85.4-92.6
25-34 947 105 10.3 8.2-12.8 842 89.7 87.2-91.8
35-44 1,127 114 9.0 7.4-11.0 1,013 91.0 89.0-92.6
45-54 1,194 138 10.8 9.0-13.0 1,056 89.2 87.0-91.0
55-64 999 111 10.1 8.3-12.4 888 89.9 87.6-91.7
65+ 1,213 114 10.4 8.5-12.7 1,099 89.6 87.3-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 725 106 13.9 11.1-17.2 619 86.1 82.8-88.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,822 180 9.5 7.9-11.3 1,642 90.5 88.7-92.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,530 174 10.5 8.8-12.5 1,356 89.5 87.5-91.2
College Graduate 1,833 166 8.7 7.4-10.3 1,667 91.3 89.7-92.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 713 98 14.2 11.1-18.1 615 85.8 81.9-88.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,001 117 11.4 9.2-14.1 884 88.6 85.9-90.8
$25,000- $34,999 740 74 8.7 6.7-11.1 666 91.3 88.9-93.3
$35,000- $49,999 875 93 8.8 7.0-11.0 782 91.2 89.0-93.0
$50,000+ 1,853 167 8.8 7.4-10.5 1,686 91.2 89.5-92.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 371 41 11.2 8.0-15.5 330 88.8 84.5-92.0
Appalachia II 694 78 10.2 7.8-13.3 616 89.8 86.7-92.2
Appalachia III 480 65 10.9 8.3-14.2 415 89.1 85.8-91.7
Catawba 388 42 12.2 8.8-16.6 346 87.8 83.4-91.2
Edisto Savannah 455 49 12.8 9.0-17.9 406 87.2 82.1-91.0
Low Country 293 23 8.5 5.3-13.4 270 91.5 86.6-94.7
Palmetto 894 97 10.4 8.2-12.9 797 89.6 87.1-91.8
Pee Dee 422 40 8.4 5.8-12.1 382 91.6 87.9-94.2
Trident 744 77 9.2 6.8-12.2 667 90.8 87.8-93.2
Upper Savannah 294 30 8.7 5.8-12.7 264 91.3 87.3-94.2
Waccamaw 513 51 9.9 7.2-13.4 462 90.1 86.6-92.8
Wateree 308 24 7.6 4.8-11.8 284 92.4 88.2-95.2

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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