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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,442 65 3.9 3.0- 5.1 1,377 96.1 94.9-97.0
RACE
White 1,203 54 4.1 3.1- 5.4 1,149 95.9 94.6-96.9
African American 204 10 3.6 1.7- 7.4 194 96.4 92.6-98.3
Other 26 0 0.0 . - . 26 100 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 27 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .
No 1,403 63 4.0 3.0- 5.2 1,340 96.0 94.8-97.0
AGE
40-44 219 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 218 99.8 98.8- 100
45-54 457 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 456 99.9 99.3- 100
55-64 336 9 2.7 1.4- 5.3 327 97.3 94.7-98.6
65+ 430 54 12.8 9.7-16.7 376 87.2 83.3-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 174 10 3.8 2.0- 7.3 164 96.2 92.7-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 369 12 2.4 1.3- 4.2 357 97.6 95.8-98.7
Some Post-H.S. 357 20 5.8 3.6- 9.2 337 94.2 90.8-96.4
College Graduate 540 23 3.8 2.5- 5.9 517 96.2 94.1-97.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 9 4.8 2.3- 9.7 126 95.2 90.3-97.7
$15,000- $24,999 189 14 7.2 4.0-12.5 175 92.8 87.5-96.0
$25,000- $34,999 154 7 3.1 1.4- 6.5 147 96.9 93.5-98.6
$35,000- $49,999 244 14 5.0 2.9- 8.4 230 95.0 91.6-97.1
$50,000+ 596 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6 582 98.0 96.4-98.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 86 5 5.4 2.2-12.9 81 94.6 87.1-97.8
Appalachia II 155 5 3.6 1.4- 8.6 150 96.4 91.4-98.6
Appalachia III 132 8 5.8 2.7-11.8 124 94.2 88.2-97.3
Catawba 92 3 5.4 1.6-17.0 89 94.6 83.0-98.4
Edisto Savannah 105 6 4.5 1.9-10.0 99 95.5 90.0-98.1
Low Country 86 5 4.1 1.6-10.0 81 95.9 90.0-98.4
Palmetto 237 11 3.3 1.8- 6.1 226 96.7 93.9-98.2
Pee Dee 89 0 0.0 . - . 89 100 . - .
Trident 164 7 3.6 1.6- 7.8 157 96.4 92.2-98.4
Upper Savannah 72 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 71 99.2 94.6-99.9
Waccamaw 145 8 4.7 2.3- 9.4 137 95.3 90.6-97.7
Wateree 71 6 6.7 2.9-14.7 65 93.3 85.3-97.1

* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported being aged 40 and older.

#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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