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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Health Status

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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 5,926 4,690 78.9 77.6-80.2 319 5.7 5.0- 6.5 357 6.3 5.6- 7.1 325 5.3 4.6- 6.0 235 3.8 3.3- 4.4
GENDER
Male 2,243 1,840 81.3 79.2-83.2 101 5.2 4.1- 6.6 106 5.0 4.0- 6.2 101 4.4 3.5- 5.6 95 4.0 3.2- 5.1
Female 3,683 2,850 76.7 75.1-78.3 218 6.1 5.3- 7.0 251 7.5 6.5- 8.6 224 6.1 5.2- 7.0 140 3.6 3.0- 4.4
RACE
White 4,611 3,694 80.5 79.1-81.7 253 5.7 4.9- 6.5 259 5.8 5.1- 6.7 220 4.3 3.7- 5.0 185 3.7 3.2- 4.4
African American 1,108 837 75.4 72.2-78.3 57 5.1 3.8- 6.9 80 7.3 5.6- 9.4 94 8.5 6.7-10.7 40 3.7 2.6- 5.3
Other 157 121 76.0 66.2-83.7 8 8.7 3.7-19.2 11 6.1 2.8-12.6 8 3.5 1.5- 7.6 9 5.7 2.7-11.5
HISPANIC
Yes 149 113 76.0 66.5-83.4 7 5.5 2.0-14.6 10 8.2 4.1-15.8 14 7.2 4.0-12.6 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8
No 5,725 4,544 79.2 77.9-80.4 312 5.7 5.0- 6.5 339 6.2 5.4- 7.0 306 5.2 4.5- 5.9 224 3.8 3.2- 4.4
AGE
18-24 384 287 75.0 69.6-79.7 40 10.0 6.9-14.3 35 10.3 7.2-14.5 17 3.5 2.0- 6.0 5 1.1 0.5- 2.8
25-34 948 758 81.6 78.7-84.2 83 7.5 5.9- 9.5 65 6.5 5.0- 8.5 29 2.7 1.8- 4.0 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2
35-44 1,129 894 79.5 76.7-82.2 79 6.9 5.3- 8.8 66 5.6 4.3- 7.3 58 5.5 4.0- 7.5 32 2.5 1.7- 3.7
45-54 1,194 903 75.2 72.2-77.9 57 4.6 3.4- 6.0 83 7.0 5.4- 8.9 83 7.3 5.7- 9.2 68 6.0 4.6- 7.9
55-64 999 787 78.1 75.0-80.9 38 3.8 2.7- 5.3 53 4.9 3.7- 6.5 68 7.4 5.7- 9.6 53 5.8 4.3- 7.9
65+ 1,215 1,014 83.3 80.7-85.6 20 1.7 1.0- 2.7 54 4.1 3.1- 5.5 67 5.3 4.0- 7.0 60 5.6 4.2- 7.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 726 516 72.1 68.0-75.9 19 2.6 1.6- 4.3 45 7.4 5.2-10.5 74 9.0 6.9-11.6 72 8.8 6.7-11.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,822 1,439 77.5 75.0-79.9 79 5.6 4.2- 7.4 109 6.7 5.4- 8.3 103 5.7 4.5- 7.2 92 4.4 3.5- 5.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,533 1,210 79.5 77.0-81.8 88 6.3 4.9- 8.0 105 6.4 5.1- 8.0 79 4.5 3.5- 5.8 51 3.3 2.4- 4.6
College Graduate 1,834 1,514 83.4 81.4-85.2 133 6.7 5.6- 8.1 98 5.2 4.1- 6.5 69 3.6 2.8- 4.8 20 1.1 0.7- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 714 445 63.5 58.8-67.9 41 6.7 4.5- 9.9 56 7.9 5.8-10.8 101 13.4 10.5-17.0 71 8.5 6.4-11.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,001 747 73.4 70.0-76.6 50 5.6 4.1- 7.6 76 8.7 6.7-11.2 74 6.9 5.4- 8.8 54 5.5 4.1- 7.3
$25,000- $34,999 741 582 79.1 75.3-82.5 43 5.9 4.0- 8.6 44 6.2 4.3- 8.8 45 5.9 4.2- 8.2 27 2.8 1.9- 4.3
$35,000- $49,999 875 723 82.8 79.6-85.5 43 4.8 3.4- 6.8 57 6.6 4.9- 8.9 29 3.4 2.3- 5.2 23 2.4 1.5- 3.7
$50,000+ 1,855 1,585 85.9 84.1-87.6 119 6.4 5.2- 7.8 85 4.2 3.3- 5.3 43 2.1 1.5- 2.9 23 1.4 0.9- 2.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 371 282 75.7 70.1-80.5 26 7.8 4.9-12.0 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1 21 6.8 4.2-10.8 24 4.9 3.1- 7.6
Appalachia II 695 541 76.6 72.3-80.3 47 7.0 4.9- 9.9 43 8.1 5.7-11.3 36 4.5 3.0- 6.8 28 3.8 2.5- 5.7
Appalachia III 480 378 79.8 75.2-83.8 20 5.1 2.8- 8.9 26 5.1 3.4- 7.6 29 5.4 3.6- 8.0 27 4.7 3.0- 7.1
Catawba 388 313 81.5 76.8-85.4 21 4.2 2.6- 6.8 17 4.1 2.4- 6.8 25 6.9 4.5-10.4 12 3.3 1.8- 6.1
Edisto Savannah 455 338 74.3 68.9-79.0 24 5.2 3.3- 8.1 32 6.2 4.1- 9.4 41 8.6 5.7-12.6 20 5.7 3.4- 9.6
Low Country 293 235 79.3 73.1-84.4 15 5.6 3.2- 9.6 17 5.4 3.0- 9.5 16 5.7 3.2-10.1 10 3.9 2.0- 7.7
Palmetto 894 714 80.2 76.8-83.2 57 5.6 4.2- 7.6 60 6.8 5.0- 9.3 36 3.6 2.4- 5.2 27 3.8 2.4- 5.9
Pee Dee 424 344 80.7 75.9-84.7 17 5.4 3.3- 8.8 18 4.0 2.3- 6.7 25 5.2 3.3- 8.1 20 4.7 2.8- 7.8
Trident 745 608 83.0 79.4-86.0 43 6.4 4.2- 9.5 42 5.0 3.6- 6.9 33 3.6 2.4- 5.5 19 2.0 1.2- 3.3
Upper Savannah 294 230 76.5 70.1-82.0 10 3.7 1.7- 8.1 20 8.2 4.9-13.3 17 6.8 4.0-11.4 17 4.8 2.8- 8.0
Waccamaw 514 410 79.0 74.1-83.1 30 7.6 4.9-11.7 34 6.5 4.2- 9.9 23 4.5 2.8- 7.1 17 2.5 1.5- 4.1
Wateree 308 242 74.8 68.2-80.4 8 2.5 1.2- 5.3 28 13.1 8.6-19.5 20 6.5 4.1-10.2 10 3.0 1.5- 6.0

* Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

#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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