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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk Factor for Persons Aged Less Than 65 Years Who Have Ever Been Counseled by a Doctor, Nurse, or Other Health Professional Within the Past 12 Months on the Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Through Condom Use*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,410 510 14.3 13.0-15.8 3,900 85.7 84.2-87.0
GENDER
Male 1,674 123 10.2 8.3-12.5 1,551 89.8 87.5-91.7
Female 2,736 387 18.3 16.4-20.2 2,349 81.7 79.8-83.6
RACE
White 3,362 250 9.1 7.9-10.5 3,112 90.9 89.5-92.1
African American 879 237 27.5 24.0-31.3 642 72.5 68.7-76.0
Other 141 21 20.4 12.7-31.0 120 79.6 69.0-87.3
HISPANIC
Yes 120 21 22.8 13.6-35.7 99 77.2 64.3-86.4
No 4,269 487 14.0 12.7-15.4 3,782 86.0 84.6-87.3
AGE
18-24 357 138 36.2 30.7-42.1 219 63.8 57.9-69.3
25-34 895 179 21.0 17.9-24.6 716 79.0 75.4-82.1
35-44 1,070 121 11.0 9.0-13.3 949 89.0 86.7-91.0
45-54 1,139 50 4.0 2.9- 5.5 1,089 96.0 94.5-97.1
55-64 949 22 2.7 1.7- 4.3 927 97.3 95.7-98.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 423 75 21.1 16.7-26.3 348 78.9 73.7-83.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,355 192 17.6 15.0-20.5 1,163 82.4 79.5-85.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,183 141 13.8 11.4-16.6 1,042 86.2 83.4-88.6
College Graduate 1,448 102 8.4 6.5-10.6 1,346 91.6 89.4-93.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 463 123 32.0 26.7-37.9 340 68.0 62.1-73.3
$15,000- $24,999 686 133 22.6 18.8-27.0 553 77.4 73.0-81.2
$25,000- $34,999 568 94 19.6 15.7-24.2 474 80.4 75.8-84.3
$35,000- $49,999 716 62 9.9 7.3-13.2 654 90.1 86.8-92.7
$50,000+ 1,585 61 4.9 3.6- 6.8 1,524 95.1 93.2-96.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 272 23 11.2 6.6-18.3 249 88.8 81.7-93.4
Appalachia II 506 41 12.0 8.4-16.9 465 88.0 83.1-91.6
Appalachia III 349 30 13.5 8.7-20.3 319 86.5 79.7-91.3
Catawba 296 29 11.2 7.4-16.7 267 88.8 83.3-92.6
Edisto Savannah 350 54 17.5 13.0-23.1 296 82.5 76.9-87.0
Low Country 206 26 16.9 10.5-26.0 180 83.1 74.0-89.5
Palmetto 690 94 15.9 12.7-19.7 596 84.1 80.3-87.3
Pee Dee 344 40 12.2 8.7-16.9 304 87.8 83.1-91.3
Trident 573 66 13.8 10.5-18.0 507 86.2 82.0-89.5
Upper Savannah 218 25 13.6 8.8-20.4 193 86.4 79.6-91.2
Waccamaw 348 42 16.7 11.7-23.3 306 83.3 76.7-88.3
Wateree 226 37 19.4 13.8-26.6 189 80.6 73.4-86.2

* Data for this table was derived from the Age and AIDS/HIV questions.
Not at Risk = Respondents aged 18 to 64 who reported they have been counseled by a health professional within the past 12 months on the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases through condom use.
At Risk = Respondents aged 18 to 64 who reported they have never been counseled by a health professional within the past 12 months on the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases through condom use.

#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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