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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5 or more yrs ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,150 5,513 75.0 73.7-76.2 854 12.9 12.0-13.9 501 8.0 7.2- 8.8 282 4.2 3.6- 4.7
GENDER
Male 2,821 2,161 74.3 72.2-76.2 328 12.9 11.4-14.5 199 8.0 6.9- 9.4 133 4.8 4.0- 5.9
Female 4,329 3,352 75.6 74.1-77.1 526 13.0 11.8-14.2 302 7.9 7.0- 8.9 149 3.5 2.9- 4.2
RACE
White 5,451 4,113 72.3 70.9-73.7 675 13.6 12.6-14.8 418 9.1 8.2-10.1 245 4.9 4.3- 5.7
African American 1,479 1,228 82.1 79.5-84.5 146 10.2 8.3-12.3 73 5.3 4.1- 7.0 32 2.4 1.6- 3.5
Other 171 133 73.1 63.5-80.9 26 18.8 12.0-28.2 9 6.1 2.8-12.6 3 2.1 0.7- 6.2
HISPANIC
Yes 97 72 69.8 57.1-80.0 13 15.9 8.8-26.9 4 9.0 3.2-22.7 8 5.3 2.4-11.4
No 6,932 5,336 74.9 73.6-76.1 831 13.0 12.0-14.0 493 8.0 7.3- 8.8 272 4.2 3.6- 4.8
AGE
18-24 169 100 63.0 54.4-70.8 44 22.7 16.5-30.5 20 11.5 7.2-17.8 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9
25-34 708 429 62.2 58.2-66.1 120 16.6 13.8-20.0 110 14.4 11.9-17.4 49 6.8 5.0- 9.1
35-44 1,232 827 68.4 65.5-71.2 194 15.2 13.1-17.5 121 9.8 8.1-11.7 90 6.7 5.4- 8.3
45-54 1,506 1,096 73.8 71.3-76.2 232 15.0 13.1-17.1 118 7.5 6.2- 9.1 60 3.7 2.8- 4.8
55-64 1,527 1,269 83.1 80.9-85.1 140 8.7 7.3-10.3 77 5.6 4.3- 7.1 41 2.7 1.9- 3.7
65+ 1,939 1,736 90.1 88.6-91.5 118 5.7 4.7- 6.9 51 2.4 1.8- 3.2 34 1.8 1.2- 2.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 913 749 81.0 77.6-84.0 93 11.0 8.6-13.9 38 4.4 3.1- 6.3 33 3.6 2.5- 5.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,179 1,705 76.5 74.2-78.7 249 12.8 11.0-14.8 143 6.9 5.7- 8.2 82 3.8 3.0- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,810 1,361 72.4 69.7-74.8 222 13.1 11.3-15.1 141 9.4 7.8-11.3 86 5.2 4.0- 6.6
College Graduate 2,231 1,683 73.2 70.9-75.3 289 13.7 12.0-15.5 179 9.3 7.9-10.9 80 3.8 3.0- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 799 629 80.6 77.1-83.7 82 9.4 7.4-12.0 50 6.2 4.4- 8.5 38 3.8 2.6- 5.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,067 819 74.5 70.9-77.7 120 12.6 10.2-15.5 71 7.5 5.6-10.1 57 5.4 4.0- 7.2
$25,000- $34,999 819 632 74.1 69.9-77.9 103 13.9 10.8-17.6 51 7.5 5.5-10.1 33 4.6 3.1- 6.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,080 814 73.6 70.2-76.7 133 13.2 10.9-16.0 84 8.9 7.0-11.2 49 4.3 3.1- 5.9
$50,000+ 2,437 1,823 72.4 70.3-74.5 327 14.3 12.8-16.0 209 9.5 8.2-11.0 78 3.7 2.9- 4.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 450 344 74.3 69.4-78.8 50 11.6 8.6-15.3 37 9.0 6.3-12.8 19 5.1 3.1- 8.1
Appalachia II 790 600 73.5 69.3-77.2 112 15.8 12.7-19.5 53 7.3 5.4- 9.8 25 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Appalachia III 597 470 75.9 71.5-79.7 61 11.3 8.7-14.7 39 7.3 5.2-10.3 27 5.4 3.6- 8.1
Catawba 460 344 74.6 69.8-78.9 61 12.9 9.8-16.8 35 7.8 5.5-10.9 20 4.8 2.9- 7.6
Edisto Savannah 538 444 81.0 76.5-84.8 48 8.4 6.1-11.4 32 8.0 5.3-11.8 14 2.6 1.4- 4.6
Low Country 382 296 76.3 70.6-81.1 45 13.7 9.9-18.6 24 6.2 4.0- 9.5 17 3.9 2.2- 6.6
Palmetto 1,103 876 77.7 74.5-80.6 124 11.6 9.5-14.0 62 6.7 5.1- 8.9 41 4.0 2.7- 5.9
Pee Dee 571 429 72.7 67.9-77.1 64 13.1 9.8-17.5 42 8.0 5.7-11.1 36 6.1 4.2- 8.8
Trident 848 630 71.6 67.6-75.3 117 15.6 12.6-19.3 74 9.9 7.6-12.7 27 2.9 1.9- 4.3
Upper Savannah 400 310 76.9 71.6-81.5 47 12.2 8.6-16.9 30 7.5 5.1-11.0 13 3.4 1.8- 6.1
Waccamaw 567 443 76.7 72.4-80.5 59 10.9 8.2-14.3 36 7.6 5.3-10.7 29 4.8 3.2- 7.1
Wateree 348 255 67.1 60.4-73.3 52 16.2 12.0-21.4 30 11.9 7.6-18.2 11 4.8 2.5- 9.0
Region***
Region I 850 654 75.6 72.0-78.9 97 11.9 9.5-14.8 67 8.3 6.4-10.7 32 4.2 2.9- 6.1
Region II 1,387 1,070 74.5 71.5-77.3 173 13.9 11.7-16.4 92 7.3 5.8- 9.1 52 4.3 3.2- 5.8
Region III 1,563 1,220 76.8 74.1-79.2 185 11.9 10.2-14.0 97 7.1 5.7- 8.7 61 4.2 3.1- 5.7
Region IV 919 684 70.6 66.7-74.2 116 14.3 11.6-17.5 72 9.5 7.2-12.4 47 5.6 4.0- 7.7
Region V 538 444 81.0 76.5-84.8 48 8.4 6.1-11.4 32 8.0 5.3-11.8 14 2.6 1.4- 4.6
Region VI 567 443 76.7 72.4-80.5 59 10.9 8.2-14.3 36 7.6 5.3-10.7 29 4.8 3.2- 7.1
Region VII 848 630 71.6 67.6-75.3 117 15.6 12.6-19.3 74 9.9 7.6-12.7 27 2.9 1.9- 4.3
Region VIII 382 296 76.3 70.6-81.1 45 13.7 9.9-18.6 24 6.2 4.0- 9.5 17 3.9 2.2- 6.6

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they have ever had blood cholesterol checked.

#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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