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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Health Status

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  Total
Respond.#
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,811 3,920 67.2 65.7-68.6 453 7.9 7.1- 8.7 587 10.6 9.6-11.6 547 9.6 8.7-10.5 304 4.8 4.2- 5.5
GENDER
Male 2,202 1,659 72.6 70.3-74.9 147 7.3 6.0- 8.7 163 8.8 7.4-10.5 158 8.0 6.7- 9.5 75 3.3 2.5- 4.3
Female 3,609 2,261 62.2 60.4-64.0 306 8.4 7.4- 9.5 424 12.2 11.0-13.5 389 11.0 9.9-12.3 229 6.1 5.3- 7.1
RACE
White 4,539 3,097 67.8 66.2-69.3 365 8.1 7.3- 9.1 438 10.4 9.4-11.6 402 9.2 8.2-10.2 237 4.5 3.9- 5.2
African American 1,074 689 65.5 62.0-68.9 76 6.8 5.2- 8.8 131 11.7 9.5-14.3 122 10.4 8.5-12.7 56 5.5 4.1- 7.5
Other 153 101 65.6 55.8-74.3 10 10.0 5.0-19.0 14 7.4 4.2-12.7 20 11.8 6.8-19.9 8 5.2 2.3-11.1
HISPANIC
Yes 141 84 61.0 50.7-70.4 11 6.9 3.5-13.1 19 10.0 6.1-16.1 18 14.9 8.3-25.2 9 7.2 3.6-14.0
No 5,627 3,813 67.5 66.0-69.0 438 7.9 7.1- 8.8 562 10.6 9.6-11.6 524 9.4 8.5-10.3 290 4.6 4.0- 5.3
AGE
18-24 376 189 52.2 46.5-58.0 36 8.9 6.2-12.6 73 18.9 14.8-23.7 58 14.8 11.2-19.3 20 5.2 3.3- 8.3
25-34 938 565 62.1 58.5-65.6 100 10.7 8.6-13.2 127 12.6 10.4-15.1 96 10.2 8.2-12.7 50 4.4 3.2- 5.9
35-44 1,119 695 65.1 61.8-68.2 110 8.8 7.1-10.9 138 11.9 9.9-14.2 115 9.3 7.5-11.3 61 5.0 3.7- 6.6
45-54 1,179 770 68.3 65.3-71.2 95 7.8 6.3- 9.6 114 8.6 7.0-10.4 122 9.4 7.7-11.5 78 5.9 4.6- 7.5
55-64 979 712 73.9 70.7-76.9 62 6.2 4.7- 8.1 63 6.4 4.8- 8.4 86 9.1 7.3-11.5 56 4.4 3.3- 5.9
65+ 1,164 946 80.7 77.9-83.3 46 4.3 3.0- 6.1 71 5.9 4.5- 7.6 66 5.6 4.4- 7.3 35 3.5 2.3- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 685 410 59.6 55.1-64.0 43 6.4 4.5- 9.0 55 9.3 6.8-12.5 106 14.8 12.0-18.2 71 9.9 7.5-13.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,779 1,195 66.7 64.0-69.4 125 7.5 6.1- 9.1 174 10.8 9.1-12.8 185 10.2 8.6-12.0 100 4.8 3.8- 6.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,517 1,013 66.3 63.4-69.1 110 7.6 6.1- 9.4 175 11.9 10.0-14.1 141 9.7 8.0-11.8 78 4.5 3.4- 5.8
College Graduate 1,820 1,293 72.0 69.6-74.3 175 9.3 8.0-10.9 182 9.7 8.3-11.3 115 6.3 5.1- 7.8 55 2.7 2.0- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 691 371 54.1 49.2-58.8 30 4.3 2.8- 6.6 89 13.8 10.7-17.7 123 18.0 14.5-22.1 78 9.8 7.5-12.7
$15,000- $24,999 981 594 59.2 55.4-62.8 80 9.0 7.0-11.5 113 12.0 9.8-14.8 133 13.8 11.4-16.6 61 6.0 4.4- 8.0
$25,000- $34,999 729 469 64.6 60.3-68.7 70 10.8 8.2-14.0 73 10.1 7.7-13.1 75 9.9 7.7-12.8 42 4.6 3.2- 6.6
$35,000- $49,999 870 595 69.5 65.9-73.0 73 8.0 6.2-10.4 109 12.1 9.8-14.9 60 6.6 5.0- 8.7 33 3.7 2.5- 5.5
$50,000+ 1,841 1,368 74.3 71.9-76.5 161 8.4 7.1-10.0 151 8.5 7.1-10.1 109 6.3 5.1- 7.8 52 2.5 1.9- 3.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 367 249 69.0 63.2-74.3 32 9.0 6.1-12.9 28 8.1 5.2-12.4 35 9.4 6.6-13.4 23 4.5 2.8- 7.1
Appalachia II 685 452 64.6 60.0-68.9 49 6.7 4.9- 9.1 84 12.1 9.5-15.3 76 12.9 9.7-16.9 24 3.7 2.3- 6.1
Appalachia III 467 304 66.2 60.8-71.3 35 8.2 5.4-12.3 52 11.8 8.5-16.2 48 9.1 6.7-12.4 28 4.6 3.1- 7.0
Catawba 380 248 63.7 57.9-69.1 28 7.0 4.7-10.4 41 12.7 9.0-17.7 38 10.5 7.4-14.6 25 6.1 3.9- 9.4
Edisto Savannah 445 289 61.4 55.6-66.9 33 8.2 5.6-11.9 49 13.6 9.7-18.7 46 11.1 7.8-15.4 28 5.8 3.8- 8.7
Low Country 286 199 71.5 64.9-77.3 25 8.6 5.5-13.2 21 5.7 3.6- 9.0 27 8.6 5.5-13.3 14 5.5 2.8-10.3
Palmetto 881 585 68.2 64.4-71.8 66 6.9 5.2- 9.1 111 12.5 10.1-15.4 69 7.3 5.6- 9.4 50 5.1 3.6- 7.2
Pee Dee 411 296 70.9 65.2-76.0 30 7.1 4.6-10.7 27 7.8 5.1-11.8 35 9.6 6.4-14.1 23 4.6 2.9- 7.4
Trident 736 497 67.7 63.7-71.6 74 9.5 7.4-12.0 69 9.5 7.3-12.3 67 9.2 7.0-12.0 29 4.1 2.6- 6.4
Upper Savannah 286 193 64.4 57.4-70.8 17 7.3 4.2-12.5 27 10.7 7.0-15.9 29 10.9 7.2-16.2 20 6.7 3.9-11.4
Waccamaw 505 355 70.8 65.7-75.3 40 9.4 6.4-13.8 44 7.5 5.4-10.3 44 9.1 6.6-12.5 22 3.2 2.0- 5.1
Wateree 301 211 68.3 61.6-74.2 21 7.5 4.7-11.6 29 12.1 7.8-18.2 26 7.6 5.0-11.4 14 4.6 2.7- 7.9

#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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