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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,096 2,705 28.8 27.6-30.0 5,391 71.2 70.0-72.4
GENDER
Male 3,176 1,235 31.8 29.9-33.8 1,941 68.2 66.2-70.1
Female 4,920 1,470 26.0 24.7-27.5 3,450 74.0 72.5-75.3
RACE
White 6,150 2,122 29.5 28.2-30.7 4,028 70.5 69.3-71.8
African American 1,700 496 26.3 23.7-29.1 1,204 73.7 70.9-76.3
Other 196 74 37.0 28.9-45.9 122 63.0 54.1-71.1
HISPANIC
Yes 114 34 24.7 17.1-34.2 80 75.3 65.8-82.9
No 7,850 2,606 28.6 27.4-29.8 5,244 71.4 70.2-72.6
AGE
18-24 384 34 11.1 7.6-16.1 350 88.9 83.9-92.4
25-34 980 84 9.4 7.4-11.8 896 90.6 88.2-92.6
35-44 1,420 224 17.8 15.6-20.3 1,196 82.2 79.7-84.4
45-54 1,624 481 31.5 29.0-34.2 1,143 68.5 65.8-71.0
55-64 1,579 729 47.1 44.4-49.9 850 52.9 50.1-55.6
65+ 2,045 1,127 56.4 54.0-58.8 918 43.6 41.2-46.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,079 451 40.0 36.2-44.0 628 60.0 56.0-63.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,546 866 29.3 27.2-31.5 1,680 70.7 68.5-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,054 613 24.1 22.1-26.3 1,441 75.9 73.7-77.9
College Graduate 2,397 771 27.6 25.7-29.6 1,626 72.4 70.4-74.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 977 371 33.6 29.7-37.7 606 66.4 62.3-70.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,266 445 29.1 26.2-32.2 821 70.9 67.8-73.8
$25,000- $34,999 945 318 28.9 25.7-32.4 627 71.1 67.6-74.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,208 388 28.5 25.6-31.5 820 71.5 68.5-74.4
$50,000+ 2,631 786 25.9 24.1-27.7 1,845 74.1 72.3-75.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 512 176 29.7 25.4-34.3 336 70.3 65.7-74.6
Appalachia II 913 274 27.0 23.3-31.0 639 73.0 69.0-76.7
Appalachia III 676 211 26.5 22.9-30.4 465 73.5 69.6-77.1
Catawba 527 172 28.3 24.2-32.9 355 71.7 67.1-75.8
Edisto Savannah 604 224 29.9 25.7-34.5 380 70.1 65.5-74.3
Low Country 429 145 30.9 25.2-37.2 284 69.1 62.8-74.8
Palmetto 1,230 389 26.5 23.7-29.5 841 73.5 70.5-76.3
Pee Dee 664 239 31.7 27.6-36.1 425 68.3 63.9-72.4
Trident 950 309 28.3 25.0-31.8 641 71.7 68.2-75.0
Upper Savannah 443 158 31.0 26.4-36.1 285 69.0 63.9-73.6
Waccamaw 645 246 32.7 28.7-37.0 399 67.3 63.0-71.3
Wateree 403 128 26.7 22.0-31.9 275 73.3 68.1-78.0
Region***
Region I 955 334 30.3 27.1-33.7 621 69.7 66.3-72.9
Region II 1,589 485 26.8 24.1-29.6 1,104 73.2 70.4-75.9
Region III 1,757 561 27.1 24.7-29.5 1,196 72.9 70.5-75.3
Region IV 1,067 367 29.8 26.7-33.2 700 70.2 66.8-73.3
Region V 604 224 29.9 25.7-34.5 380 70.1 65.5-74.3
Region VI 645 246 32.7 28.7-37.0 399 67.3 63.0-71.3
Region VII 950 309 28.3 25.0-31.8 641 71.7 68.2-75.0
Region VIII 429 145 30.9 25.2-37.2 284 69.1 62.8-74.8

#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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