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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 5,515 4,134 72.8 71.3-74.3 1,381 27.2 25.7-28.7
GENDER
Male 2,079 1,428 66.8 64.3-69.2 651 33.2 30.8-35.7
Female 3,436 2,706 78.3 76.6-79.9 730 21.7 20.1-23.4
RACE
White 4,340 3,204 71.4 69.8-73.0 1,136 28.6 27.0-30.2
African American 987 788 76.9 73.3-80.1 199 23.1 19.9-26.7
Other 147 107 71.4 61.9-79.3 40 28.6 20.7-38.1
HISPANIC
Yes 136 100 74.5 64.6-82.3 36 25.5 17.7-35.4
No 5,334 3,994 72.6 71.1-74.1 1,340 27.4 25.9-28.9
AGE
18-24 347 211 58.5 52.4-64.4 136 41.5 35.6-47.6
25-34 881 592 65.9 62.1-69.4 289 34.1 30.6-37.9
35-44 1,050 756 72.0 68.8-75.1 294 28.0 24.9-31.2
45-54 1,118 870 78.2 75.3-80.8 248 21.8 19.2-24.7
55-64 933 743 79.5 76.4-82.2 190 20.5 17.8-23.6
65+ 1,141 924 80.8 78.1-83.3 217 19.2 16.7-21.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 653 482 72.0 67.4-76.1 171 28.0 23.9-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,654 1,233 72.2 69.4-74.9 421 27.8 25.1-30.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,449 1,079 71.7 68.7-74.5 370 28.3 25.5-31.3
College Graduate 1,750 1,334 75.1 72.6-77.4 416 24.9 22.6-27.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 647 482 73.4 68.5-77.7 165 26.6 22.3-31.5
$15,000- $24,999 920 690 71.6 67.8-75.1 230 28.4 24.9-32.2
$25,000- $34,999 685 515 73.8 69.4-77.8 170 26.2 22.2-30.6
$35,000- $49,999 836 617 71.8 67.9-75.4 219 28.2 24.6-32.1
$50,000+ 1,785 1,336 73.0 70.6-75.4 449 27.0 24.6-29.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 347 253 67.9 61.6-73.7 94 32.1 26.3-38.4
Appalachia II 649 496 74.1 69.6-78.2 153 25.9 21.8-30.4
Appalachia III 439 323 71.4 65.5-76.6 116 28.6 23.4-34.5
Catawba 362 266 72.7 67.1-77.7 96 27.3 22.3-32.9
Edisto Savannah 430 306 68.3 62.4-73.7 124 31.7 26.3-37.6
Low Country 279 230 80.4 73.5-85.9 49 19.6 14.1-26.5
Palmetto 842 630 72.2 68.4-75.8 212 27.8 24.2-31.6
Pee Dee 396 304 74.3 68.4-79.5 92 25.7 20.5-31.6
Trident 695 509 72.4 68.3-76.1 186 27.6 23.9-31.7
Upper Savannah 277 213 75.5 69.0-81.1 64 24.5 18.9-31.0
Waccamaw 469 349 73.6 68.6-78.1 120 26.4 21.9-31.4
Wateree 285 224 75.9 69.1-81.6 61 24.1 18.4-30.9

#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 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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