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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,100 852 11.8 10.9-12.7 6,248 88.2 87.3-89.1
GENDER
Male 2,727 246 9.2 7.9-10.7 2,481 90.8 89.3-92.1
Female 4,373 606 14.1 12.9-15.4 3,767 85.9 84.6-87.1
RACE
White 5,454 647 11.4 10.5-12.4 4,807 88.6 87.6-89.5
African American 1,403 180 13.3 11.0-15.8 1,223 86.7 84.2-89.0
Other 180 19 9.4 5.7-15.1 161 90.6 84.9-94.3
HISPANIC
Yes 129 16 10.4 5.4-19.1 113 89.6 80.9-94.6
No 6,889 825 11.8 10.9-12.8 6,064 88.2 87.2-89.1
AGE
18-24 417 53 12.6 9.3-16.9 364 87.4 83.1-90.7
25-34 1,049 124 11.4 9.4-13.8 925 88.6 86.2-90.6
35-44 1,256 147 10.9 9.1-13.0 1,109 89.1 87.0-90.9
45-54 1,436 189 13.3 11.3-15.6 1,247 86.7 84.4-88.7
55-64 1,314 178 13.0 11.1-15.1 1,136 87.0 84.9-88.9
65+ 1,560 158 10.1 8.4-12.1 1,402 89.9 87.9-91.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 812 138 17.5 14.3-21.3 674 82.5 78.7-85.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,208 276 12.5 10.9-14.4 1,932 87.5 85.6-89.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,799 212 10.8 9.2-12.6 1,587 89.2 87.4-90.8
College Graduate 2,265 225 9.5 8.2-11.1 2,040 90.5 88.9-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 839 172 19.8 16.4-23.7 667 80.2 76.3-83.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,165 166 15.0 12.4-18.0 999 85.0 82.0-87.6
$25,000- $34,999 858 97 11.7 9.2-14.7 761 88.3 85.3-90.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,094 113 10.3 8.3-12.6 981 89.7 87.4-91.7
$50,000+ 2,206 206 8.9 7.6-10.3 2,000 91.1 89.7-92.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 431 47 10.3 6.9-15.0 384 89.7 85.0-93.1
Appalachia II 854 115 13.0 10.6-15.8 739 87.0 84.2-89.4
Appalachia III 549 78 13.7 10.6-17.6 471 86.3 82.4-89.4
Catawba 491 69 14.7 11.2-19.1 422 85.3 80.9-88.8
Edisto Savannah 539 57 11.5 8.1-16.1 482 88.5 83.9-91.9
Low Country 366 47 11.1 8.1-15.2 319 88.9 84.8-91.9
Palmetto 1,068 109 9.6 7.8-11.8 959 90.4 88.2-92.2
Pee Dee 525 72 13.8 10.5-17.9 453 86.2 82.1-89.5
Trident 894 106 12.6 9.8-15.9 788 87.4 84.1-90.2
Upper Savannah 337 31 8.8 5.6-13.5 306 91.2 86.5-94.4
Waccamaw 590 78 13.3 10.3-16.9 512 86.7 83.1-89.7
Wateree 383 39 8.6 5.8-12.6 344 91.4 87.4-94.2
Region***
Region I 768 78 9.6 7.1-12.8 690 90.4 87.2-92.9
Region II 1,403 193 13.3 11.3-15.5 1,210 86.7 84.5-88.7
Region III 1,559 178 11.3 9.5-13.3 1,381 88.7 86.7-90.5
Region IV 908 111 11.5 9.2-14.4 797 88.5 85.6-90.8
Region V 539 57 11.5 8.1-16.1 482 88.5 83.9-91.9
Region VI 590 78 13.3 10.3-16.9 512 86.7 83.1-89.7
Region VII 894 106 12.6 9.8-15.9 788 87.4 84.1-90.2
Region VIII 366 47 11.1 8.1-15.2 319 88.9 84.8-91.9

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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