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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Skin Cancer

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,096 2,007 30.0 28.7-31.3 5,089 70.0 68.7-71.3
GENDER
Male 2,721 907 34.2 32.1-36.5 1,814 65.8 63.5-67.9
Female 4,375 1,100 26.1 24.6-27.6 3,275 73.9 72.4-75.4
RACE
White 5,452 1,876 39.9 38.3-41.5 3,576 60.1 58.5-61.7
African American 1,400 76 5.0 3.9- 6.5 1,324 95.0 93.5-96.1
Other 181 42 25.4 17.5-35.2 139 74.6 64.8-82.5
HISPANIC
Yes 128 39 30.7 21.9-41.3 89 69.3 58.7-78.1
No 6,884 1,961 30.2 28.9-31.6 4,923 69.8 68.4-71.1
AGE
18-24 414 198 42.6 37.2-48.2 216 57.4 51.8-62.8
25-34 1,049 444 40.7 37.3-44.1 605 59.3 55.9-62.7
35-44 1,257 536 40.3 37.3-43.3 721 59.7 56.7-62.7
45-54 1,431 447 28.8 26.3-31.5 984 71.2 68.5-73.7
55-64 1,314 252 17.5 15.5-19.8 1,062 82.5 80.2-84.5
65+ 1,562 115 7.2 5.9- 8.7 1,447 92.8 91.3-94.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 816 107 17.1 13.7-21.3 709 82.9 78.7-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,201 491 23.9 21.8-26.2 1,710 76.1 73.8-78.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,798 545 34.1 31.3-36.9 1,253 65.9 63.1-68.7
College Graduate 2,265 860 38.4 36.1-40.8 1,405 61.6 59.2-63.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 839 117 15.0 12.0-18.5 722 85.0 81.5-88.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,165 222 19.3 16.6-22.2 943 80.7 77.8-83.4
$25,000- $34,999 858 213 26.8 23.3-30.7 645 73.2 69.3-76.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,091 358 34.1 30.8-37.5 733 65.9 62.5-69.2
$50,000+ 2,204 916 43.6 41.1-46.0 1,288 56.4 54.0-58.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 432 123 30.6 25.6-36.1 309 69.4 63.9-74.4
Appalachia II 855 268 35.5 31.7-39.5 587 64.5 60.5-68.3
Appalachia III 547 136 28.7 24.2-33.8 411 71.3 66.2-75.8
Catawba 489 144 33.1 28.2-38.4 345 66.9 61.6-71.8
Edisto Savannah 538 128 23.7 19.7-28.1 410 76.3 71.9-80.3
Low Country 366 117 36.0 30.0-42.5 249 64.0 57.5-70.0
Palmetto 1,067 316 29.2 26.0-32.6 751 70.8 67.4-74.0
Pee Dee 523 108 21.8 17.7-26.4 415 78.2 73.6-82.3
Trident 894 305 35.8 32.0-39.8 589 64.2 60.2-68.0
Upper Savannah 339 99 29.4 23.9-35.5 240 70.6 64.5-76.1
Waccamaw 590 152 28.3 23.7-33.5 438 71.7 66.5-76.3
Wateree 383 95 24.2 19.5-29.6 288 75.8 70.4-80.5
Region***
Region I 771 222 30.0 26.3-34.1 549 70.0 65.9-73.7
Region II 1,402 404 32.8 29.8-35.9 998 67.2 64.1-70.2
Region III 1,556 460 30.5 27.8-33.4 1,096 69.5 66.6-72.2
Region IV 906 203 22.8 19.7-26.3 703 77.2 73.7-80.3
Region V 538 128 23.7 19.7-28.1 410 76.3 71.9-80.3
Region VI 590 152 28.3 23.7-33.5 438 71.7 66.5-76.3
Region VII 894 305 35.8 32.0-39.8 589 64.2 60.2-68.0
Region VIII 366 117 36.0 30.0-42.5 249 64.0 57.5-70.0

#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

*** 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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