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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,908 4,425 71.6 70.1-73.0 609 9.9 9.1-10.9 874 18.5 17.2-19.8
GENDER
Male 2,238 1,566 66.7 64.3-69.1 219 9.3 8.1-10.8 453 23.9 21.7-26.3
Female 3,670 2,859 76.0 74.3-77.7 390 10.5 9.4-11.7 421 13.5 12.2-14.9
RACE
White 4,598 3,504 73.9 72.3-75.3 477 10.1 9.2-11.2 617 16.0 14.7-17.4
African American 1,103 787 68.3 64.8-71.6 109 9.0 7.3-11.1 207 22.7 19.7-26.1
Other 157 101 57.1 47.1-66.5 16 11.7 6.5-20.0 40 31.2 22.5-41.5
HISPANIC
Yes 149 106 70.6 60.6-79.0 18 9.9 5.5-17.3 25 19.5 12.5-29.1
No 5,708 4,278 71.6 70.1-73.0 583 9.9 9.0-10.8 847 18.5 17.2-19.9
AGE
18-24 381 213 53.2 47.4-58.9 30 7.9 5.3-11.5 138 39.0 33.5-44.8
25-34 948 641 64.8 61.1-68.3 82 9.2 7.3-11.6 225 26.0 22.7-29.5
35-44 1,127 826 72.4 69.3-75.3 97 7.6 6.1- 9.4 204 19.9 17.3-22.8
45-54 1,194 927 77.5 74.7-80.1 123 9.7 8.0-11.7 144 12.8 10.7-15.2
55-64 996 800 80.7 77.8-83.3 117 11.3 9.2-13.6 79 8.0 6.3-10.2
65+ 1,205 977 79.0 76.0-81.6 152 14.2 11.9-16.9 76 6.8 5.4- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 716 494 66.3 61.9-70.4 87 10.3 8.1-13.1 135 23.4 19.7-27.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,820 1,332 69.4 66.6-72.0 169 8.6 7.2-10.2 319 22.0 19.6-24.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,530 1,165 72.9 70.0-75.7 160 10.8 9.0-12.8 205 16.3 14.0-19.0
College Graduate 1,831 1,425 75.6 73.1-77.9 193 10.6 9.1-12.4 213 13.8 11.9-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 706 478 62.7 57.8-67.3 85 10.3 7.9-13.3 143 27.0 22.6-31.8
$15,000- $24,999 999 702 66.8 63.1-70.3 103 9.6 7.7-11.9 194 23.6 20.4-27.0
$25,000- $34,999 740 537 66.2 61.5-70.5 64 9.9 7.5-13.2 139 23.9 19.9-28.4
$35,000- $49,999 875 674 74.2 70.5-77.6 96 10.6 8.5-13.2 105 15.2 12.3-18.5
$50,000+ 1,853 1,473 78.1 75.8-80.2 179 9.4 8.0-10.9 201 12.5 10.8-14.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 369 279 71.8 65.5-77.3 38 10.0 7.1-14.0 52 18.2 13.4-24.3
Appalachia II 692 522 70.8 66.3-74.9 73 10.4 7.9-13.5 97 18.8 15.3-23.0
Appalachia III 479 373 76.1 71.0-80.5 46 8.7 6.3-11.9 60 15.3 11.4-20.1
Catawba 388 278 68.4 62.6-73.6 53 14.3 10.6-19.0 57 17.3 13.2-22.4
Edisto Savannah 453 315 68.7 63.3-73.5 56 11.5 8.7-15.1 82 19.8 15.6-24.7
Low Country 293 211 67.5 60.1-74.2 35 12.1 8.3-17.4 47 20.4 14.6-27.7
Palmetto 892 671 70.3 66.2-74.1 86 10.2 7.9-13.1 135 19.5 16.2-23.2
Pee Dee 421 330 74.4 68.6-79.4 34 7.6 5.1-11.3 57 18.0 13.6-23.5
Trident 745 568 73.4 69.2-77.2 66 7.7 5.9-10.0 111 18.8 15.3-23.0
Upper Savannah 292 239 79.4 73.1-84.6 29 10.1 6.6-15.0 24 10.5 6.7-16.0
Waccamaw 511 368 68.1 62.7-73.1 53 9.1 6.8-12.2 90 22.7 18.0-28.2
Wateree 308 223 71.5 65.2-77.1 34 10.2 7.1-14.5 51 18.3 13.5-24.2

#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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