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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,105 5,727 82.3 81.2-83.3 1,378 17.7 16.7-18.8
GENDER
Male 2,724 2,245 84.4 82.7-86.0 479 15.6 14.0-17.3
Female 4,381 3,482 80.3 78.9-81.6 899 19.7 18.4-21.1
RACE
White 5,460 4,483 84.3 83.2-85.3 977 15.7 14.7-16.8
African American 1,401 1,049 77.5 74.7-80.1 352 22.5 19.9-25.3
Other 181 146 81.3 72.5-87.7 35 18.7 12.3-27.5
HISPANIC
Yes 128 94 74.8 64.1-83.2 34 25.2 16.8-35.9
No 6,893 5,587 82.8 81.8-83.9 1,306 17.2 16.1-18.2
AGE
18-24 417 391 92.4 88.2-95.1 26 7.6 4.9-11.8
25-34 1,050 969 90.6 88.0-92.7 81 9.4 7.3-12.0
35-44 1,259 1,096 87.4 85.1-89.3 163 12.6 10.7-14.9
45-54 1,436 1,163 81.2 78.7-83.4 273 18.8 16.6-21.3
55-64 1,316 999 74.7 71.8-77.4 317 25.3 22.6-28.2
65+ 1,557 1,047 65.5 62.7-68.3 510 34.5 31.7-37.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 812 441 58.5 54.0-62.8 371 41.5 37.2-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,208 1,701 79.8 77.8-81.7 507 20.2 18.3-22.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,802 1,508 85.9 83.8-87.7 294 14.1 12.3-16.2
College Graduate 2,267 2,069 91.8 90.5-93.0 198 8.2 7.0- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 838 437 57.1 52.6-61.4 401 42.9 38.6-47.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,167 854 76.7 73.6-79.4 313 23.3 20.6-26.4
$25,000- $34,999 857 708 83.1 79.5-86.2 149 16.9 13.8-20.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,095 959 87.8 85.3-89.9 136 12.2 10.1-14.7
$50,000+ 2,208 2,044 92.6 91.2-93.8 164 7.4 6.2- 8.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 432 320 75.7 70.6-80.1 112 24.3 19.9-29.4
Appalachia II 854 714 85.5 82.4-88.0 140 14.5 12.0-17.6
Appalachia III 550 424 78.9 74.2-83.0 126 21.1 17.0-25.8
Catawba 491 402 83.2 79.0-86.6 89 16.8 13.4-21.0
Edisto Savannah 540 428 81.2 77.0-84.8 112 18.8 15.2-23.0
Low Country 366 311 86.8 81.9-90.5 55 13.2 9.5-18.1
Palmetto 1,069 894 85.1 82.4-87.4 175 14.9 12.6-17.6
Pee Dee 525 381 76.1 71.5-80.1 144 23.9 19.9-28.5
Trident 896 753 86.2 83.5-88.6 143 13.8 11.4-16.5
Upper Savannah 338 275 79.6 72.6-85.2 63 20.4 14.8-27.4
Waccamaw 590 469 80.7 76.6-84.2 121 19.3 15.8-23.4
Wateree 381 292 79.0 73.4-83.6 89 21.0 16.4-26.6
Region***
Region I 770 595 77.5 73.4-81.1 175 22.5 18.9-26.6
Region II 1,404 1,138 82.8 80.2-85.1 266 17.2 14.9-19.8
Region III 1,560 1,296 84.5 82.2-86.5 264 15.5 13.5-17.8
Region IV 906 673 77.3 73.9-80.4 233 22.7 19.6-26.1
Region V 540 428 81.2 77.0-84.8 112 18.8 15.2-23.0
Region VI 590 469 80.7 76.6-84.2 121 19.3 15.8-23.4
Region VII 896 753 86.2 83.5-88.6 143 13.8 11.4-16.5
Region VIII 366 311 86.8 81.9-90.5 55 13.2 9.5-18.1

#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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