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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 5,869 936 14.5 13.5-15.6 3,807 63.8 62.3-65.3 773 14.8 13.6-16.0 66 1.1 0.9- 1.5 287 5.8 5.0- 6.6
GENDER
Male 2,218 270 11.3 9.9-12.9 1,469 64.7 62.3-67.1 319 16.1 14.3-18.2 33 1.4 0.9- 2.2 127 6.4 5.2- 7.8
Female 3,651 666 17.4 16.0-18.9 2,338 62.9 61.1-64.8 454 13.5 12.2-14.9 33 0.9 0.6- 1.3 160 5.2 4.4- 6.2
RACE
White 4,574 752 15.5 14.3-16.7 3,044 66.2 64.6-67.8 542 12.6 11.5-13.8 40 0.9 0.6- 1.2 196 4.8 4.1- 5.7
African American 1,089 145 11.8 9.8-14.3 648 58.8 55.2-62.3 195 19.3 16.5-22.4 21 1.7 1.0- 2.8 80 8.5 6.6-10.7
Other 157 29 13.2 8.8-19.2 85 53.0 43.4-62.5 29 24.0 16.3-33.9 5 2.7 0.9- 8.1 9 7.1 3.2-14.8
HISPANIC
Yes 149 27 16.5 10.5-24.9 87 57.2 47.0-66.7 26 18.4 11.6-27.9 0 0.0 . - . 9 8.0 3.9-15.5
No 5,669 904 14.4 13.4-15.5 3,692 64.1 62.6-65.6 735 14.6 13.4-15.8 65 1.2 0.9- 1.6 273 5.7 4.9- 6.5
AGE
18-24 383 46 10.1 7.4-13.7 215 55.6 49.9-61.2 71 20.7 16.4-25.9 8 2.1 0.9- 4.5 43 11.4 8.3-15.5
25-34 944 112 10.3 8.4-12.5 628 65.9 62.2-69.4 152 18.0 15.2-21.3 7 0.8 0.4- 1.7 45 5.0 3.6- 6.9
35-44 1,117 153 12.7 10.6-15.1 741 66.1 62.8-69.2 155 14.4 12.1-17.0 13 1.1 0.6- 1.9 55 5.8 4.3- 7.7
45-54 1,187 184 15.2 13.0-17.7 804 66.7 63.6-69.8 148 13.5 11.4-16.0 16 1.2 0.7- 2.0 35 3.3 2.2- 5.0
55-64 990 197 18.7 16.2-21.5 635 65.2 61.8-68.4 117 12.6 10.4-15.1 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 34 2.9 2.0- 4.2
65+ 1,193 232 20.5 17.9-23.4 754 61.6 58.4-64.8 121 9.7 8.0-11.7 14 1.2 0.7- 2.1 72 6.9 5.4- 9.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 710 61 9.5 7.1-12.6 394 51.7 47.2-56.2 157 24.7 20.9-28.8 21 3.1 1.9- 5.2 77 11.0 8.5-14.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,801 225 11.2 9.7-13.0 1,150 62.4 59.6-65.1 282 17.2 15.1-19.6 23 1.2 0.7- 1.8 121 8.0 6.5- 9.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,525 251 14.9 13.0-17.0 1,012 65.9 63.0-68.8 187 13.4 11.4-15.7 15 1.1 0.6- 2.0 60 4.7 3.5- 6.4
College Graduate 1,826 399 20.4 18.5-22.6 1,244 69.2 66.7-71.5 147 8.5 7.1-10.1 7 0.3 0.1- 0.6 29 1.7 1.1- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 706 81 11.1 8.5-14.3 394 55.1 50.3-59.8 161 23.9 20.0-28.3 16 2.7 1.4- 5.0 54 7.3 5.2-10.0
$15,000- $24,999 995 153 13.7 11.5-16.3 596 58.3 54.5-62.0 156 18.2 15.3-21.4 20 1.6 1.0- 2.6 70 8.2 6.2-10.6
$25,000- $34,999 730 100 11.7 9.3-14.7 488 63.7 59.2-68.0 104 17.8 14.4-21.9 4 0.8 0.3- 2.4 34 5.9 3.8- 8.9
$35,000- $49,999 870 132 13.7 11.2-16.5 601 69.0 65.2-72.6 99 12.0 9.6-14.8 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1 33 4.9 3.3- 7.1
$50,000+ 1,851 355 17.8 16.0-19.8 1,293 69.8 67.4-72.2 163 10.0 8.4-11.8 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9 33 2.0 1.4- 2.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 366 54 12.9 9.7-17.0 253 68.8 62.9-74.2 41 12.5 8.9-17.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.8 16 5.2 2.8- 9.4
Appalachia II 687 108 12.9 10.5-15.8 454 67.7 63.4-71.8 88 14.1 11.0-17.7 7 0.6 0.3- 1.3 30 4.6 3.0- 7.1
Appalachia III 473 60 12.0 8.9-15.9 302 64.0 58.5-69.0 70 14.8 11.3-19.1 7 1.3 0.6- 2.9 34 8.0 5.4-11.7
Catawba 383 50 11.9 8.8-15.8 252 64.7 59.0-70.1 64 17.7 13.7-22.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 15 5.0 2.8- 8.9
Edisto Savannah 451 60 11.3 8.6-14.7 286 58.4 52.6-64.0 75 21.3 16.4-27.1 8 1.9 0.9- 3.9 22 7.2 4.4-11.6
Low Country 290 74 20.6 15.9-26.3 177 65.6 58.8-71.8 23 8.6 5.4-13.5 2 0.6 0.2- 2.5 14 4.6 2.4- 8.5
Palmetto 887 156 17.6 14.7-21.0 589 64.0 60.0-67.8 103 14.1 11.3-17.5 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6 31 3.6 2.4- 5.3
Pee Dee 419 59 13.3 10.0-17.5 266 60.1 54.2-65.6 57 15.9 11.8-21.2 6 1.5 0.6- 3.9 31 9.2 6.3-13.2
Trident 740 132 16.0 13.3-19.1 476 64.6 60.4-68.6 94 14.1 11.2-17.6 9 1.3 0.7- 2.7 29 4.0 2.5- 6.2
Upper Savannah 292 31 9.5 6.5-13.6 204 70.1 63.7-75.8 38 11.8 8.3-16.4 0 0.0 . - . 19 8.7 5.2-14.0
Waccamaw 510 98 18.2 14.7-22.3 318 59.2 53.9-64.3 66 14.9 11.4-19.4 8 1.9 0.7- 4.8 20 5.7 3.3- 9.9
Wateree 307 42 13.6 9.3-19.3 195 60.1 53.3-66.6 44 16.2 11.9-21.7 6 2.9 1.1- 7.5 20 7.2 4.4-11.6

#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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