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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,530 3,215 53.0 51.4-54.6 2,315 47.0 45.4-48.6
GENDER
Male 2,088 1,040 44.3 41.8-46.8 1,048 55.7 53.2-58.2
Female 3,442 2,175 60.9 58.9-62.7 1,267 39.1 37.3-41.1
RACE
White 4,352 2,641 56.5 54.7-58.2 1,711 43.5 41.8-45.3
African American 991 475 44.3 40.7-48.1 516 55.7 51.9-59.3
Other 145 79 45.0 35.7-54.7 66 55.0 45.3-64.3
HISPANIC
Yes 136 72 43.8 34.1-54.0 64 56.2 46.0-65.9
No 5,348 3,117 53.3 51.7-54.9 2,231 46.7 45.1-48.3
AGE
18-24 347 146 37.4 31.9-43.3 201 62.6 56.7-68.1
25-34 882 426 45.2 41.5-49.0 456 54.8 51.0-58.5
35-44 1,051 529 47.4 43.9-50.8 522 52.6 49.2-56.1
45-54 1,121 658 55.0 51.7-58.4 463 45.0 41.6-48.3
55-64 934 637 65.8 62.2-69.2 297 34.2 30.8-37.8
65+ 1,150 784 66.1 62.8-69.2 366 33.9 30.8-37.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 659 292 38.7 34.4-43.1 367 61.3 56.9-65.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,652 851 45.6 42.8-48.5 801 54.4 51.5-57.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,452 901 57.5 54.4-60.6 551 42.5 39.4-45.6
College Graduate 1,757 1,164 63.5 60.8-66.1 593 36.5 33.9-39.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 648 319 43.1 38.4-48.0 329 56.9 52.0-61.6
$15,000- $24,999 924 478 45.3 41.5-49.1 446 54.7 50.9-58.5
$25,000- $34,999 688 394 52.3 47.7-56.9 294 47.7 43.1-52.3
$35,000- $49,999 838 500 55.5 51.4-59.5 338 44.5 40.5-48.6
$50,000+ 1,790 1,120 59.3 56.6-61.9 670 40.7 38.1-43.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 346 203 51.7 45.5-57.8 143 48.3 42.2-54.5
Appalachia II 648 385 52.6 47.8-57.2 263 47.4 42.8-52.2
Appalachia III 443 259 54.4 48.5-60.1 184 45.6 39.9-51.5
Catawba 360 198 51.9 45.9-57.8 162 48.1 42.2-54.1
Edisto Savannah 432 242 55.7 49.9-61.4 190 44.3 38.6-50.1
Low Country 278 179 54.9 47.4-62.2 99 45.1 37.8-52.6
Palmetto 846 511 55.7 51.6-59.8 335 44.3 40.2-48.4
Pee Dee 397 217 46.4 40.6-52.3 180 53.6 47.7-59.4
Trident 696 421 54.6 50.2-58.9 275 45.4 41.1-49.8
Upper Savannah 281 142 48.0 41.3-54.8 139 52.0 45.2-58.7
Waccamaw 472 296 58.8 53.2-64.1 176 41.2 35.9-46.8
Wateree 286 141 44.7 38.0-51.6 145 55.3 48.4-62.0

#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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