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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,908 1,326 22.5 21.2-23.8 1,821 31.3 29.9-32.8 1,739 29.5 28.2-31.0 659 10.9 10.0-11.9 363 5.8 5.1- 6.5
GENDER
Male 2,236 518 24.1 22.1-26.3 707 32.5 30.2-34.9 668 29.0 26.8-31.3 215 9.2 7.9-10.7 128 5.2 4.2- 6.4
Female 3,672 808 21.0 19.5-22.5 1,114 30.2 28.5-31.9 1,071 30.0 28.3-31.8 444 12.5 11.3-13.8 235 6.3 5.4- 7.3
RACE
White 4,596 1,078 23.6 22.2-25.0 1,503 34.0 32.4-35.6 1,297 28.4 26.9-29.9 456 9.3 8.4-10.2 262 4.7 4.1- 5.4
African American 1,107 184 16.8 14.3-19.6 273 25.5 22.4-28.7 386 33.5 30.3-36.9 176 15.8 13.4-18.5 88 8.4 6.6-10.7
Other 157 54 35.6 27.0-45.2 34 22.3 15.1-31.6 40 25.9 18.1-35.6 18 8.8 5.3-14.2 11 7.5 3.6-14.9
HISPANIC
Yes 149 26 18.5 11.8-27.7 49 31.4 22.9-41.3 39 30.4 21.5-41.0 25 14.4 9.4-21.4 10 5.4 2.7-10.7
No 5,707 1,297 22.8 21.5-24.1 1,765 31.4 30.0-32.9 1,684 29.5 28.1-30.9 619 10.7 9.8-11.7 342 5.6 4.9- 6.4
AGE
18-24 384 108 27.2 22.5-32.5 142 37.6 32.2-43.3 104 26.7 21.9-32.1 26 7.2 4.7-10.9 4 1.3 0.4- 3.9
25-34 948 301 30.2 27.0-33.6 338 35.8 32.3-39.4 253 27.8 24.5-31.4 46 5.0 3.6- 6.8 10 1.2 0.6- 2.5
35-44 1,127 288 25.7 22.8-28.8 393 34.3 31.2-37.5 331 29.6 26.7-32.7 81 7.4 5.9- 9.4 34 3.0 1.9- 4.7
45-54 1,191 247 19.7 17.3-22.3 380 30.8 27.9-33.8 330 28.7 25.9-31.8 154 13.8 11.7-16.2 80 7.0 5.4- 9.0
55-64 996 208 19.8 17.2-22.6 260 26.4 23.4-29.5 285 27.1 24.2-30.2 152 16.9 14.2-19.9 91 9.9 7.9-12.3
65+ 1,206 160 12.1 10.2-14.2 297 22.9 20.4-25.6 417 36.2 33.1-39.4 191 16.1 13.9-18.6 141 12.8 10.6-15.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 720 52 9.8 7.2-13.1 127 20.1 16.6-24.0 226 31.0 27.1-35.3 165 21.7 18.4-25.4 150 17.4 14.5-20.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,814 307 17.1 15.1-19.4 533 30.3 27.7-33.0 611 33.6 31.0-36.3 237 12.8 11.0-14.7 126 6.2 5.0- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,530 334 23.2 20.8-25.9 507 34.5 31.7-37.5 483 29.9 27.2-32.7 149 8.6 7.1-10.3 57 3.8 2.8- 5.1
College Graduate 1,833 630 34.4 32.0-37.0 649 35.0 32.5-37.5 417 23.7 21.5-26.1 107 5.6 4.5- 6.9 30 1.3 0.9- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 708 67 10.0 7.5-13.2 138 21.9 18.1-26.4 215 32.2 27.9-36.8 153 20.5 17.1-24.5 135 15.4 12.4-18.9
$15,000- $24,999 999 164 17.4 14.5-20.6 237 24.3 21.2-27.7 343 33.2 29.8-36.8 173 17.4 14.7-20.3 82 7.8 6.1- 9.8
$25,000- $34,999 740 150 21.9 18.4-25.9 224 30.0 26.2-34.2 240 32.0 28.1-36.3 86 11.4 8.9-14.6 40 4.5 3.2- 6.3
$35,000- $49,999 874 200 21.6 18.5-24.9 313 38.4 34.6-42.4 267 30.1 26.6-33.8 70 7.7 5.9- 9.9 24 2.2 1.5- 3.4
$50,000+ 1,853 606 32.7 30.4-35.2 717 37.9 35.4-40.4 430 24.4 22.2-26.7 83 4.0 3.2- 5.1 17 1.0 0.6- 1.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 370 74 19.8 15.2-25.5 120 34.0 28.3-40.2 113 29.9 24.7-35.7 40 10.3 7.4-14.3 23 6.0 3.8- 9.4
Appalachia II 694 164 24.2 20.6-28.3 224 33.7 29.4-38.2 200 28.6 24.8-32.7 64 8.3 6.2-10.9 42 5.2 3.6- 7.6
Appalachia III 478 87 19.9 15.7-24.8 156 31.5 26.7-36.9 127 28.1 23.4-33.4 68 13.7 10.5-17.6 40 6.8 4.7- 9.7
Catawba 388 94 23.2 18.7-28.3 113 30.6 25.6-36.1 117 28.8 24.0-34.2 35 9.7 6.7-13.9 29 7.7 5.1-11.5
Edisto Savannah 454 82 16.5 13.0-20.8 130 27.5 22.9-32.6 147 33.3 28.3-38.7 57 13.4 9.7-18.1 38 9.3 6.2-13.8
Low Country 292 79 28.0 22.1-34.7 99 33.0 26.6-40.0 77 25.9 19.9-32.9 28 10.2 6.7-15.2 9 3.0 1.4- 6.3
Palmetto 891 215 24.0 20.8-27.4 284 32.6 29.0-36.5 259 29.1 25.6-32.9 92 9.5 7.5-11.9 41 4.8 3.2- 7.2
Pee Dee 422 101 23.5 19.0-28.7 110 28.1 23.0-33.8 128 29.4 24.5-34.8 58 13.8 10.5-18.1 25 5.2 3.3- 8.1
Trident 745 211 27.7 24.1-31.5 224 33.3 29.3-37.6 210 27.3 23.6-31.2 66 7.9 6.0-10.4 34 3.8 2.6- 5.5
Upper Savannah 292 46 16.1 11.8-21.6 94 31.1 25.4-37.5 79 28.1 22.3-34.6 43 14.9 10.4-20.9 30 9.8 6.7-14.2
Waccamaw 512 113 23.2 18.9-28.1 161 30.2 25.8-35.0 164 33.4 28.6-38.6 54 10.3 7.7-13.8 20 2.8 1.7- 4.5
Wateree 306 53 18.2 13.7-23.8 91 28.3 22.7-34.6 89 30.7 24.8-37.3 49 15.5 11.4-20.7 24 7.4 4.6-11.5

#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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