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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Sexual and Physical Violence

In the past 12 months,has anyone had or attempted to have sex with you against your will or consent?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 572 44 10.7 7.5-15.2 528 89.3 84.8-92.5
GENDER
Male 71 8 17.8 8.3-34.0 63 82.2 66.0-91.7
Female 501 36 9.2 6.1-13.6 465 90.8 86.4-93.9
RACE
White 437 24 6.9 4.1-11.7 413 93.1 88.3-95.9
African American 112 17 20.5 12.1-32.5 95 79.5 67.5-87.9
Other 18 2 8.0 1.7-30.5 16 92.0 69.5-98.3
HISPANIC
Yes 21 0 0.0 . - . 21 100 . - .
No 544 44 11.4 7.9-16.0 500 88.6 84.0-92.1
AGE
18-24 48 10 30.9 17.2-48.9 38 69.1 51.1-82.8
25-34 122 15 10.7 6.1-18.1 107 89.3 81.9-93.9
35-44 133 11 9.4 4.8-17.4 122 90.6 82.6-95.2
45-54 149 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2 144 97.9 94.8-99.2
55-64 74 2 4.6 0.9-19.7 72 95.4 80.3-99.1
65+ 43 1 3.4 0.5-20.8 42 96.6 79.2-99.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 67 5 10.8 3.5-28.8 62 89.2 71.2-96.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 146 17 17.3 10.0-28.3 129 82.7 71.7-90.0
Some Post-H.S. 172 11 7.0 3.6-13.0 161 93.0 87.0-96.4
College Graduate 187 11 7.9 3.6-16.4 176 92.1 83.6-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 13 18.4 9.8-31.8 90 81.6 68.2-90.2
$15,000- $24,999 109 17 20.6 11.9-33.2 92 79.4 66.8-88.1
$25,000- $34,999 82 3 5.0 1.4-16.3 79 95.0 83.7-98.6
$35,000- $49,999 85 5 12.8 4.6-31.0 80 87.2 69.0-95.4
$50,000+ 137 3 2.2 0.6- 8.1 134 97.8 91.9-99.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 37 4 23.7 8.7-50.3 33 76.3 49.7-91.3
Appalachia II 61 5 8.0 2.3-24.1 56 92.0 75.9-97.7
Appalachia III 44 4 22.6 8.4-48.2 40 77.4 51.8-91.6
Catawba 40 2 3.7 0.9-14.0 38 96.3 86.0-99.1
Edisto Savannah 53 2 2.7 0.6-11.0 51 97.3 89.0-99.4
Low Country 27 0 0.0 . - . 27 100 . - .
Palmetto 97 7 7.7 3.3-17.2 90 92.3 82.8-96.7
Pee Dee 37 5 18.0 7.0-39.3 32 82.0 60.7-93.0
Trident 85 5 5.5 2.1-13.9 80 94.5 86.1-97.9
Upper Savannah 32 4 17.4 6.4-39.6 28 82.6 60.4-93.6
Waccamaw 41 5 21.8 7.6-48.6 36 78.2 51.4-92.4
Wateree 17 1 1.6 0.2-11.4 16 98.4 88.6-99.8

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having had sex with someone against their will or consent

#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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