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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Veteran Status

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,720 940 17.6 16.4-18.8 4,780 82.4 81.2-83.6
GENDER
Male 2,160 842 33.6 31.4-35.9 1,318 66.4 64.1-68.6
Female 3,560 98 2.9 2.4- 3.6 3,462 97.1 96.4-97.6
RACE
White 4,474 792 19.2 17.9-20.5 3,682 80.8 79.5-82.1
African American 1,048 123 13.6 11.2-16.4 925 86.4 83.6-88.8
Other 152 22 16.3 10.0-25.4 130 83.7 74.6-90.0
HISPANIC
Yes 143 17 14.1 7.9-23.8 126 85.9 76.2-92.1
No 5,530 917 17.7 16.5-18.9 4,613 82.3 81.1-83.5
AGE
18-24 368 20 4.9 3.0- 7.9 348 95.1 92.1-97.0
25-34 912 83 12.2 9.6-15.3 829 87.8 84.7-90.4
35-44 1,088 125 13.6 11.3-16.3 963 86.4 83.7-88.7
45-54 1,163 166 17.6 15.0-20.5 997 82.4 79.5-85.0
55-64 967 209 27.7 24.5-31.2 758 72.3 68.8-75.5
65+ 1,174 332 30.1 27.1-33.2 842 69.9 66.8-72.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 689 51 7.7 5.5-10.5 638 92.3 89.5-94.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,735 257 15.5 13.6-17.6 1,478 84.5 82.4-86.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,486 310 23.8 21.2-26.5 1,176 76.2 73.5-78.8
College Graduate 1,799 321 19.1 17.1-21.3 1,478 80.9 78.7-82.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 677 68 10.6 7.9-14.1 609 89.4 85.9-92.1
$15,000- $24,999 963 117 13.0 10.7-15.7 846 87.0 84.3-89.3
$25,000- $34,999 711 122 17.5 14.5-21.1 589 82.5 78.9-85.5
$35,000- $49,999 860 176 21.1 18.1-24.5 684 78.9 75.5-81.9
$50,000+ 1,821 370 22.8 20.6-25.1 1,451 77.2 74.9-79.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 357 45 11.8 8.7-15.9 312 88.2 84.1-91.3
Appalachia II 671 86 13.6 10.8-17.0 585 86.4 83.0-89.2
Appalachia III 461 70 15.8 12.1-20.3 391 84.2 79.7-87.9
Catawba 373 53 15.1 11.3-19.9 320 84.9 80.1-88.7
Edisto Savannah 441 72 17.5 13.6-22.2 369 82.5 77.8-86.4
Low Country 288 57 19.5 14.7-25.4 231 80.5 74.6-85.3
Palmetto 870 158 19.5 16.5-22.8 712 80.5 77.2-83.5
Pee Dee 412 61 16.7 12.7-21.6 351 83.3 78.4-87.3
Trident 721 145 22.0 18.5-26.0 576 78.0 74.0-81.5
Upper Savannah 286 36 13.7 9.6-19.1 250 86.3 80.9-90.4
Waccamaw 488 92 19.6 15.9-24.0 396 80.4 76.0-84.1
Wateree 296 60 24.0 18.7-30.3 236 76.0 69.7-81.3

#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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