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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Race Related Issues

Within the past 30 days, have you experienced any physical symptoms,
eg. headache, upset stomach, tensing of your muscles, or a pounding heart, as result of how you were treated based on your race?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,420 194 4.2 3.6- 5.0 5,226 95.8 95.0-96.4
GENDER
Male 2,045 50 3.3 2.4- 4.6 1,995 96.7 95.4-97.6
Female 3,375 144 5.1 4.2- 6.1 3,231 94.9 93.9-95.8
RACE
White 4,280 91 2.3 1.8- 3.0 4,189 97.7 97.0-98.2
African American 962 92 9.3 7.3-11.8 870 90.7 88.2-92.7
Other 139 9 8.7 4.2-17.2 130 91.3 82.8-95.8
HISPANIC
Yes 129 11 5.5 2.6-11.0 118 94.5 89.0-97.4
No 5,249 181 4.2 3.5- 5.0 5,068 95.8 95.0-96.5
AGE
18-24 338 15 5.4 3.1- 9.2 323 94.6 90.8-96.9
25-34 861 33 4.1 2.8- 6.1 828 95.9 93.9-97.2
35-44 1,029 60 6.6 4.8- 9.0 969 93.4 91.0-95.2
45-54 1,106 48 4.3 3.1- 6.0 1,058 95.7 94.0-96.9
55-64 914 26 3.0 1.9- 4.8 888 97.0 95.2-98.1
65+ 1,130 12 1.8 0.9- 3.5 1,118 98.2 96.5-99.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 639 36 6.6 4.4- 9.8 603 93.4 90.2-95.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,610 68 5.3 3.9- 7.1 1,542 94.7 92.9-96.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,425 53 4.3 3.1- 5.9 1,372 95.7 94.1-96.9
College Graduate 1,736 37 2.0 1.4- 2.9 1,699 98.0 97.1-98.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 631 45 8.2 5.6-11.9 586 91.8 88.1-94.4
$15,000- $24,999 901 47 5.8 4.1- 7.9 854 94.2 92.1-95.9
$25,000- $34,999 675 30 5.0 3.3- 7.6 645 95.0 92.4-96.7
$35,000- $49,999 822 23 3.8 2.4- 6.1 799 96.2 93.9-97.6
$50,000+ 1,773 36 2.0 1.3- 3.1 1,737 98.0 96.9-98.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 336 8 1.7 0.8- 3.7 328 98.3 96.3-99.2
Appalachia II 635 16 2.8 1.6- 4.7 619 97.2 95.3-98.4
Appalachia III 435 12 5.1 2.5-10.0 423 94.9 90.0-97.5
Catawba 354 11 4.6 2.4- 8.8 343 95.4 91.2-97.6
Edisto Savannah 424 21 7.6 4.4-12.9 403 92.4 87.1-95.6
Low Country 269 5 1.4 0.5- 3.7 264 98.6 96.3-99.5
Palmetto 832 36 4.7 3.1- 7.1 796 95.3 92.9-96.9
Pee Dee 388 21 6.0 3.5- 9.9 367 94.0 90.1-96.5
Trident 686 20 2.2 1.4- 3.6 666 97.8 96.4-98.6
Upper Savannah 272 14 5.8 3.0-10.8 258 94.2 89.2-97.0
Waccamaw 465 16 4.0 2.2- 7.2 449 96.0 92.8-97.8
Wateree 282 14 6.4 3.6-11.1 268 93.6 88.9-96.4

#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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