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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 5,537 1,845 33.3 31.8-34.8 3,692 66.7 65.2-68.2
GENDER
Male 2,089 640 30.1 27.8-32.5 1,449 69.9 67.5-72.2
Female 3,448 1,205 36.1 34.3-38.1 2,243 63.9 61.9-65.7
RACE
White 4,357 1,299 28.4 26.9-30.0 3,058 71.6 70.0-73.1
African American 991 485 48.4 44.6-52.2 506 51.6 47.8-55.4
Other 147 48 31.1 22.8-40.8 99 68.9 59.2-77.2
HISPANIC
Yes 136 51 38.4 29.0-48.8 85 61.6 51.2-71.0
No 5,355 1,767 32.9 31.4-34.5 3,588 67.1 65.5-68.6
AGE
18-24 347 88 26.1 21.0-31.9 259 73.9 68.1-79.0
25-34 883 232 26.8 23.6-30.4 651 73.2 69.6-76.4
35-44 1,053 309 30.6 27.4-34.0 744 69.4 66.0-72.6
45-54 1,119 381 36.4 33.2-39.7 738 63.6 60.3-66.8
55-64 939 360 39.3 35.8-42.9 579 60.7 57.1-64.2
65+ 1,153 458 40.3 37.1-43.6 695 59.7 56.4-62.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 661 311 46.1 41.5-50.8 350 53.9 49.2-58.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,657 593 35.5 32.7-38.4 1,064 64.5 61.6-67.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,452 487 32.7 29.9-35.6 965 67.3 64.4-70.1
College Graduate 1,758 452 25.3 23.1-27.7 1,306 74.7 72.3-76.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 649 299 47.5 42.5-52.5 350 52.5 47.5-57.5
$15,000- $24,999 922 360 38.8 35.1-42.6 562 61.2 57.4-64.9
$25,000- $34,999 690 223 32.2 28.2-36.5 467 67.8 63.5-71.8
$35,000- $49,999 840 264 30.3 26.8-34.1 576 69.7 65.9-73.2
$50,000+ 1,791 483 26.8 24.6-29.2 1,308 73.2 70.8-75.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 347 114 32.3 26.9-38.2 233 67.7 61.8-73.1
Appalachia II 650 201 33.0 28.6-37.6 449 67.0 62.4-71.4
Appalachia III 442 148 29.9 25.2-35.0 294 70.1 65.0-74.8
Catawba 362 133 37.1 31.5-43.1 229 62.9 56.9-68.5
Edisto Savannah 432 161 39.7 34.1-45.6 271 60.3 54.4-65.9
Low Country 279 83 30.7 24.4-37.9 196 69.3 62.1-75.6
Palmetto 846 269 32.5 28.8-36.5 577 67.5 63.5-71.2
Pee Dee 397 128 30.7 25.7-36.2 269 69.3 63.8-74.3
Trident 699 198 27.8 24.0-32.0 501 72.2 68.0-76.0
Upper Savannah 280 106 39.9 33.2-46.9 174 60.1 53.1-66.8
Waccamaw 472 170 34.2 29.3-39.4 302 65.8 60.6-70.7
Wateree 286 120 40.8 34.2-47.7 166 59.2 52.3-65.8

#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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