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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk factor for respondents aged 65 or older that have ever had a pneumonia shot.*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,179 753 63.0 59.8-66.1 426 37.0 33.9-40.2
GENDER
Male 432 272 61.9 56.6-66.9 160 38.1 33.1-43.4
Female 747 481 63.8 59.7-67.7 266 36.2 32.3-40.3
RACE
White 1,028 687 67.5 64.3-70.5 341 32.5 29.5-35.7
African American 130 55 44.7 35.2-54.7 75 55.3 45.3-64.8
Other 9 5 60.1 27.8-85.4 4 39.9 14.6-72.2
HISPANIC
Yes 17 10 61.9 33.4-84.0 7 38.1 16.0-66.6
No 1,137 729 63.1 59.8-66.2 408 36.9 33.8-40.2
AGE
65+ 1,179 753 63.0 59.8-66.1 426 37.0 33.9-40.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 152 52.7 45.4-59.9 110 47.3 40.1-54.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 335 212 63.2 57.2-68.8 123 36.8 31.2-42.8
Some Post-H.S. 272 188 69.6 63.2-75.3 84 30.4 24.7-36.8
College Graduate 307 200 67.2 61.2-72.6 107 32.8 27.4-38.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 192 122 57.5 49.0-65.5 70 42.5 34.5-51.0
$15,000- $24,999 250 165 64.2 57.2-70.7 85 35.8 29.3-42.8
$25,000- $34,999 129 83 66.3 56.6-74.8 46 33.7 25.2-43.4
$35,000- $49,999 134 100 70.6 60.2-79.1 34 29.4 20.9-39.8
$50,000+ 204 127 64.3 57.0-70.9 77 35.7 29.1-43.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 79 50 63.3 51.4-73.8 29 36.7 26.2-48.6
Appalachia II 147 91 60.9 52.0-69.2 56 39.1 30.8-48.0
Appalachia III 105 56 52.0 41.2-62.7 49 48.0 37.3-58.8
Catawba 73 56 77.5 64.9-86.5 17 22.5 13.5-35.1
Edisto Savannah 82 55 66.4 54.5-76.5 27 33.6 23.5-45.5
Low Country 72 46 64.2 49.6-76.6 26 35.8 23.4-50.4
Palmetto 151 99 69.1 60.0-77.0 52 30.9 23.0-40.0
Pee Dee 59 40 61.7 46.5-74.8 19 38.3 25.2-53.5
Trident 134 88 61.4 51.7-70.4 46 38.6 29.6-48.3
Upper Savannah 65 44 62.1 46.8-75.3 21 37.9 24.7-53.2
Waccamaw 132 84 62.5 52.8-71.2 48 37.5 28.8-47.2
Wateree 64 37 59.0 45.3-71.4 27 41.0 28.6-54.7

* Data in this table was derived from the immunization questions - Pneumonia Shots

#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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