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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,809 277 4.7 4.1- 5.4 2,542 40.4 38.9-41.9 1,846 32.4 30.9-33.8 232 4.4 3.8- 5.1 912 18.1 16.9-19.4
GENDER
Male 2,209 86 4.1 3.2- 5.2 955 39.0 36.7-41.4 729 34.1 31.8-36.5 105 5.3 4.3- 6.7 334 17.5 15.5-19.6
Female 3,600 191 5.3 4.5- 6.2 1,587 41.7 39.9-43.6 1,117 30.8 29.1-32.5 127 3.5 2.9- 4.3 578 18.7 17.1-20.3
RACE
White 4,532 213 4.5 3.9- 5.3 2,154 45.9 44.3-47.6 1,424 31.9 30.4-33.5 172 4.1 3.4- 4.8 569 13.6 12.4-14.8
African American 1,073 47 4.3 3.1- 6.0 294 25.1 22.1-28.3 363 33.4 30.2-36.9 54 5.6 4.0- 7.7 315 31.6 28.3-35.1
Other 156 10 6.3 3.2-12.0 72 36.2 28.1-45.2 46 35.4 26.3-45.8 4 3.9 1.4-10.2 24 18.2 11.5-27.6
HISPANIC
Yes 146 7 5.7 2.1-14.3 55 35.5 26.7-45.3 46 32.8 23.6-43.4 6 3.7 1.4- 9.3 32 22.5 15.3-31.8
No 5,617 267 4.6 4.0- 5.3 2,466 40.6 39.1-42.1 1,791 32.4 31.0-33.9 222 4.4 3.8- 5.2 871 17.9 16.7-19.3
AGE
18-24 380 14 3.7 2.1- 6.5 108 25.3 20.8-30.4 126 33.3 28.1-39.0 14 5.0 2.8- 8.8 118 32.6 27.4-38.3
25-34 933 35 3.5 2.3- 5.4 343 36.5 33.0-40.1 322 36.0 32.4-39.7 37 4.1 2.8- 5.8 196 20.0 17.3-23.1
35-44 1,116 41 3.7 2.6- 5.2 453 39.2 36.0-42.5 389 34.1 31.0-37.3 47 5.0 3.6- 6.8 186 18.1 15.5-21.0
45-54 1,171 49 4.0 2.9- 5.4 535 44.0 40.8-47.2 373 33.0 30.0-36.2 58 5.1 3.8- 6.7 156 13.9 11.8-16.4
55-64 983 48 4.9 3.6- 6.7 453 45.2 41.8-48.7 314 31.1 28.0-34.4 38 4.4 3.1- 6.3 130 14.3 11.9-17.1
65+ 1,172 79 8.1 6.3-10.5 632 51.1 47.8-54.4 307 26.2 23.5-29.2 34 2.6 1.8- 3.9 120 11.9 9.7-14.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 703 30 5.3 3.5- 8.1 238 28.7 25.1-32.7 213 31.8 27.7-36.1 31 3.9 2.6- 6.0 191 30.2 26.1-34.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,779 75 4.2 3.2- 5.6 671 33.0 30.5-35.6 573 32.7 30.1-35.5 93 6.0 4.6- 7.7 367 24.0 21.5-26.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,503 71 4.2 3.2- 5.4 682 43.2 40.3-46.3 509 34.8 31.9-37.8 54 4.1 3.1- 5.6 187 13.6 11.6-16.0
College Graduate 1,815 101 5.5 4.4- 6.8 947 52.1 49.5-54.8 548 30.0 27.6-32.5 54 3.0 2.2- 4.1 165 9.4 8.0-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 688 32 4.7 3.2- 7.0 232 30.4 26.3-34.9 209 31.4 27.0-36.0 38 4.9 3.3- 7.1 177 28.6 24.3-33.4
$15,000- $24,999 981 59 6.1 4.5- 8.4 385 33.6 30.3-37.1 304 33.0 29.5-36.7 39 3.9 2.7- 5.7 194 23.3 20.1-26.9
$25,000- $34,999 726 28 3.2 2.1- 4.9 303 39.0 34.8-43.3 247 33.7 29.7-38.0 32 6.1 3.9- 9.5 116 17.9 14.6-21.9
$35,000- $49,999 865 39 4.5 3.1- 6.4 386 41.6 37.8-45.5 303 36.1 32.3-40.0 30 4.3 2.9- 6.4 107 13.5 10.9-16.7
$50,000+ 1,840 83 4.4 3.4- 5.5 899 47.7 45.2-50.3 588 31.7 29.3-34.1 74 4.5 3.5- 5.9 196 11.7 10.1-13.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 363 16 3.8 2.2- 6.4 173 43.3 37.3-49.4 111 32.8 27.2-39.0 15 5.5 3.0-10.0 48 14.7 10.5-20.0
Appalachia II 684 40 5.0 3.5- 6.9 327 44.1 39.7-48.5 208 30.0 26.0-34.2 28 4.3 2.8- 6.5 81 16.8 13.1-21.3
Appalachia III 464 21 5.1 3.0- 8.7 190 36.9 31.9-42.2 152 33.7 28.7-39.1 15 3.7 1.9- 7.1 86 20.6 16.1-26.0
Catawba 385 22 6.6 4.0-10.8 154 38.0 32.6-43.6 134 35.9 30.6-41.6 14 3.6 2.0- 6.4 61 15.9 12.1-20.6
Edisto Savannah 446 20 3.2 2.0- 5.1 178 37.8 32.7-43.2 155 32.5 27.6-37.9 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7 74 21.9 17.0-27.7
Low Country 289 12 5.8 2.6-12.7 142 45.8 38.8-53.0 93 32.7 26.4-39.7 10 3.2 1.6- 6.1 32 12.5 8.2-18.6
Palmetto 881 48 5.6 4.0- 7.8 394 41.9 38.1-45.9 268 31.1 27.5-35.0 32 3.9 2.6- 5.9 139 17.5 14.5-20.9
Pee Dee 412 21 5.3 3.3- 8.2 161 35.7 30.4-41.3 133 31.0 25.9-36.6 14 5.2 2.7- 9.6 83 22.9 18.3-28.3
Trident 732 31 3.5 2.3- 5.2 335 42.6 38.5-46.9 238 35.2 31.1-39.6 22 3.1 1.9- 4.9 106 15.6 12.6-19.0
Upper Savannah 289 12 3.7 2.0- 6.6 120 37.8 31.6-44.4 80 28.6 22.9-35.1 14 4.6 2.6- 8.0 63 25.3 19.6-32.1
Waccamaw 500 22 5.6 3.4- 9.0 227 40.8 36.0-45.9 152 31.0 26.3-36.0 26 5.6 3.4- 9.3 73 17.0 13.0-21.8
Wateree 300 9 2.7 1.3- 5.5 115 34.1 28.1-40.6 103 36.1 29.8-42.9 21 8.2 5.1-13.0 52 18.9 14.3-24.6

#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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