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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,092 501 5.8 5.2- 6.4 3,547 40.9 39.6-42.3 2,326 28.9 27.7-30.2 328 4.3 3.7- 4.9 1,390 20.1 18.9-21.3
GENDER
Male 3,179 154 5.2 4.2- 6.3 1,350 38.5 36.5-40.6 964 30.9 29.0-32.9 153 5.1 4.2- 6.3 558 20.2 18.4-22.2
Female 4,913 347 6.4 5.6- 7.2 2,197 43.1 41.5-44.8 1,362 27.1 25.7-28.7 175 3.5 2.9- 4.1 832 19.9 18.5-21.4
RACE
White 6,128 377 5.8 5.1- 6.5 2,920 46.3 44.9-47.8 1,751 28.9 27.5-30.2 211 3.3 2.8- 3.9 869 15.7 14.6-16.9
African American 1,715 107 5.4 4.2- 6.9 503 25.9 23.4-28.6 519 30.5 27.8-33.3 101 6.0 4.6- 7.8 485 32.2 29.2-35.3
Other 197 16 9.5 5.0-17.3 104 54.0 45.3-62.6 45 19.9 14.4-26.7 11 7.8 3.7-15.9 21 8.7 5.1-14.5
HISPANIC
Yes 113 10 9.0 4.6-16.9 53 49.2 38.3-60.3 28 23.6 15.4-34.4 7 6.4 2.7-14.6 15 11.7 6.6-19.9
No 7,855 487 5.7 5.1- 6.4 3,445 40.8 39.5-42.1 2,277 29.2 28.0-30.5 312 4.2 3.6- 4.8 1,334 20.1 18.9-21.3
AGE
18-24 394 19 4.9 2.9- 8.1 122 31.1 26.2-36.5 119 28.7 24.0-33.7 14 3.8 1.9- 7.2 120 31.6 26.5-37.2
25-34 993 52 5.2 3.8- 7.1 361 35.6 32.4-39.0 282 27.7 24.7-30.9 44 4.7 3.4- 6.4 254 26.8 23.7-30.0
35-44 1,448 65 4.0 3.1- 5.3 593 39.3 36.6-42.1 455 32.2 29.5-35.0 62 5.2 4.0- 6.8 273 19.2 17.1-21.6
45-54 1,638 100 6.2 4.9- 7.7 745 43.9 41.2-46.6 487 30.7 28.2-33.3 62 4.0 3.0- 5.3 244 15.3 13.4-17.4
55-64 1,584 110 6.9 5.6- 8.4 712 44.9 42.2-47.6 458 28.7 26.3-31.2 77 4.5 3.6- 5.7 227 15.1 13.1-17.2
65+ 1,968 149 7.6 6.4- 9.1 980 49.9 47.4-52.4 512 25.4 23.3-27.6 68 3.3 2.5- 4.3 259 13.8 12.1-15.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,069 63 5.9 4.3- 7.9 353 29.7 26.3-33.4 286 28.0 24.7-31.6 70 7.4 5.3-10.3 297 29.0 25.7-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,554 144 4.6 3.7- 5.7 973 34.6 32.3-36.9 802 30.8 28.6-33.1 113 4.6 3.7- 5.8 522 25.4 23.0-27.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,040 127 6.3 5.0- 7.8 959 44.4 41.7-47.1 574 29.1 26.6-31.6 77 3.6 2.7- 4.7 303 16.8 14.7-19.1
College Graduate 2,411 167 6.7 5.7- 7.9 1,252 50.3 48.0-52.6 661 27.1 25.1-29.2 68 3.1 2.4- 4.0 263 12.8 11.2-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 966 64 6.0 4.5- 8.1 343 32.9 28.9-37.2 235 22.5 19.4-26.1 58 6.5 4.4- 9.5 266 32.0 27.9-36.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,272 82 5.3 4.0- 7.0 498 36.3 33.0-39.7 361 28.9 25.8-32.3 55 4.0 2.9- 5.6 276 25.5 22.3-28.9
$25,000- $34,999 947 50 4.6 3.3- 6.4 385 35.3 31.7-39.0 283 30.6 27.0-34.3 41 4.9 3.3- 7.0 188 24.7 21.1-28.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,210 67 5.4 3.9- 7.3 556 42.4 39.2-45.7 372 31.3 28.3-34.6 45 3.9 2.8- 5.4 170 17.0 14.4-19.9
$50,000+ 2,651 154 5.8 4.8- 7.1 1,297 47.8 45.6-50.0 792 29.6 27.6-31.6 92 3.6 2.9- 4.5 316 13.2 11.7-14.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 513 23 3.9 2.5- 6.0 235 43.3 38.3-48.4 151 29.2 24.8-34.0 20 4.9 2.7- 8.7 84 18.7 14.9-23.3
Appalachia II 906 69 8.1 5.9-10.9 421 43.8 39.8-47.9 254 26.3 23.0-29.9 37 4.8 2.9- 7.9 125 16.9 13.5-20.9
Appalachia III 679 42 4.8 3.5- 6.7 300 42.9 38.5-47.5 174 27.3 23.3-31.7 23 3.2 2.0- 5.2 140 21.7 18.1-25.7
Catawba 527 31 6.0 4.0- 9.0 229 42.3 37.3-47.3 159 30.4 25.9-35.2 25 4.9 3.1- 7.6 83 16.5 12.6-21.2
Edisto Savannah 603 40 6.0 4.0- 8.8 263 38.2 33.5-43.3 176 28.8 24.4-33.6 25 4.1 2.6- 6.6 99 22.9 17.6-29.1
Low Country 428 28 5.2 3.4- 7.8 202 42.4 36.3-48.6 124 31.2 25.7-37.3 11 3.1 1.6- 6.0 63 18.2 13.8-23.6
Palmetto 1,231 93 6.9 5.4- 8.9 564 44.2 40.8-47.7 328 27.1 24.1-30.4 50 3.8 2.7- 5.3 196 17.9 15.3-20.8
Pee Dee 660 28 4.3 2.8- 6.4 249 34.2 30.0-38.7 186 27.9 23.8-32.4 35 5.7 3.9- 8.3 162 28.0 23.6-32.8
Trident 954 53 5.6 3.8- 8.2 432 42.3 38.5-46.1 295 30.3 26.8-34.0 29 3.1 2.0- 4.6 145 18.7 15.6-22.4
Upper Savannah 444 25 5.0 3.2- 7.8 173 34.6 29.7-39.8 141 33.3 28.2-38.8 27 6.6 4.2-10.2 78 20.5 16.1-25.7
Waccamaw 642 35 5.2 3.5- 7.6 282 41.3 36.8-46.0 194 30.6 26.3-35.2 24 4.0 2.1- 7.6 107 18.8 15.3-22.9
Wateree 401 25 5.3 3.4- 8.1 156 36.6 31.1-42.5 114 28.6 23.5-34.3 16 4.1 2.2- 7.2 90 25.4 20.4-31.3
Region***
Region I 957 48 4.4 3.2- 6.0 408 39.1 35.6-42.8 292 31.2 27.8-34.8 47 5.7 3.9- 8.1 162 19.6 16.6-23.0
Region II 1,585 111 6.7 5.3- 8.5 721 43.4 40.5-46.5 428 26.7 24.2-29.5 60 4.2 2.9- 6.0 265 18.9 16.4-21.7
Region III 1,758 124 6.7 5.4- 8.2 793 43.6 40.8-46.5 487 28.1 25.6-30.8 75 4.1 3.1- 5.4 279 17.5 15.3-19.9
Region IV 1,061 53 4.7 3.4- 6.3 405 35.1 31.7-38.7 300 28.1 24.9-31.6 51 5.1 3.7- 7.0 252 27.0 23.6-30.7
Region V 603 40 6.0 4.0- 8.8 263 38.2 33.5-43.3 176 28.8 24.4-33.6 25 4.1 2.6- 6.6 99 22.9 17.6-29.1
Region VI 642 35 5.2 3.5- 7.6 282 41.3 36.8-46.0 194 30.6 26.3-35.2 24 4.0 2.1- 7.6 107 18.8 15.3-22.9
Region VII 954 53 5.6 3.8- 8.2 432 42.3 38.5-46.1 295 30.3 26.8-34.0 29 3.1 2.0- 4.6 145 18.7 15.6-22.4
Region VIII 428 28 5.2 3.4- 7.8 202 42.4 36.3-48.6 124 31.2 25.7-37.3 11 3.1 1.6- 6.0 63 18.2 13.8-23.6

#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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