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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,934 3,872 48.7 47.3-50.1 2,254 28.5 27.2-29.7 1,213 15.4 14.4-16.4 322 4.0 3.5- 4.6 273 3.5 2.9- 4.1
GENDER
Male 3,104 1,541 49.0 46.8-51.2 862 27.8 25.9-29.8 453 15.1 13.5-16.7 127 4.1 3.3- 5.1 121 4.0 3.1- 5.2
Female 4,830 2,331 48.4 46.7-50.1 1,392 29.0 27.5-30.6 760 15.7 14.5-16.9 195 3.9 3.3- 4.7 152 3.0 2.5- 3.6
RACE
White 6,052 3,068 50.8 49.4-52.3 1,899 32.3 30.9-33.7 719 11.3 10.4-12.2 218 3.4 2.9- 4.0 148 2.2 1.8- 2.6
African American 1,647 695 43.0 39.9-46.2 302 19.9 17.5-22.6 448 25.5 22.9-28.2 95 5.6 4.3- 7.2 107 6.0 4.6- 7.9
Other 190 87 47.6 38.8-56.6 42 21.4 15.0-29.5 39 19.7 13.7-27.4 7 3.0 1.4- 6.3 15 8.4 4.2-15.9
HISPANIC
Yes 108 61 52.4 40.9-63.7 17 12.1 7.0-20.1 21 23.0 14.4-34.6 2 4.8 1.2-17.3 7 7.7 2.6-20.5
No 7,714 3,769 48.7 47.3-50.1 2,223 29.0 27.8-30.3 1,158 15.1 14.1-16.1 311 3.9 3.4- 4.5 253 3.2 2.7- 3.9
AGE
18-24 380 176 48.1 42.5-53.9 125 30.4 25.5-35.8 55 14.2 10.7-18.8 16 4.3 2.5- 7.2 8 2.9 1.2- 7.1
25-34 978 457 46.3 42.8-49.8 316 32.8 29.6-36.2 150 15.0 12.6-17.7 39 3.9 2.8- 5.5 16 2.1 1.2- 3.5
35-44 1,419 634 45.8 42.9-48.7 452 30.3 27.7-33.0 234 16.7 14.5-19.0 63 4.1 3.1- 5.4 36 3.2 2.1- 4.6
45-54 1,604 724 46.3 43.6-49.1 486 29.1 26.7-31.7 263 16.1 14.2-18.3 87 5.7 4.5- 7.3 44 2.7 1.9- 3.9
55-64 1,548 786 52.1 49.4-54.9 433 27.0 24.7-29.5 217 14.1 12.3-16.2 44 2.1 1.5- 2.8 68 4.6 3.5- 6.1
65+ 1,945 1,054 53.8 51.4-56.3 428 20.8 18.9-22.8 289 15.8 14.0-17.8 73 3.8 2.9- 4.8 101 5.8 4.7- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,008 406 38.1 34.3-42.0 168 18.4 15.1-22.2 273 28.8 25.3-32.5 62 5.4 4.0- 7.3 99 9.3 7.4-11.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,499 1,191 47.2 44.6-49.7 625 25.4 23.3-27.6 453 17.4 15.7-19.3 127 5.7 4.6- 7.1 103 4.3 3.2- 5.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,026 1,003 49.5 46.7-52.2 618 31.2 28.8-33.8 291 14.3 12.4-16.5 78 3.4 2.6- 4.4 36 1.6 1.1- 2.3
College Graduate 2,383 1,266 54.4 52.1-56.7 840 33.8 31.7-36.0 190 8.1 6.9- 9.5 53 1.9 1.4- 2.6 34 1.8 1.2- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 924 331 34.0 30.0-38.2 160 17.7 14.2-21.8 269 29.2 25.5-33.2 93 9.1 7.1-11.7 71 10.0 6.9-14.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,249 530 41.5 38.0-45.0 282 24.1 21.0-27.4 292 22.4 19.6-25.4 78 6.5 4.9- 8.5 67 5.6 4.2- 7.5
$25,000- $34,999 937 454 46.7 42.7-50.7 250 27.3 23.8-31.0 163 18.6 15.6-22.0 34 3.8 2.5- 5.6 36 3.7 2.4- 5.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,197 579 50.4 47.0-53.7 398 31.1 28.1-34.2 150 12.8 10.7-15.2 38 3.1 2.1- 4.6 32 2.7 1.9- 4.0
$50,000+ 2,620 1,466 56.0 53.7-58.2 913 34.5 32.4-36.6 180 7.2 6.1- 8.4 43 1.9 1.3- 2.7 18 0.5 0.3- 0.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 502 238 44.8 39.7-49.9 162 33.7 28.9-38.8 67 14.1 10.5-18.6 18 3.5 2.0- 6.0 17 3.9 2.2- 6.8
Appalachia II 895 464 54.4 50.2-58.4 280 29.0 25.6-32.8 92 10.0 7.9-12.5 37 4.6 3.0- 6.9 22 2.1 1.2- 3.5
Appalachia III 659 301 44.7 40.2-49.3 169 26.7 22.7-31.0 125 19.5 15.9-23.7 41 5.8 4.1- 8.1 23 3.3 2.0- 5.4
Catawba 519 267 52.1 47.0-57.2 153 28.9 24.6-33.7 70 13.9 10.6-18.1 19 3.6 1.9- 6.6 10 1.5 0.7- 2.9
Edisto Savannah 584 286 46.2 40.8-51.6 152 26.1 21.8-30.9 98 19.1 14.8-24.3 28 3.9 2.4- 6.1 20 4.8 2.1-10.9
Low Country 422 206 45.9 39.8-52.0 133 34.8 28.7-41.6 56 12.2 9.1-16.1 14 3.1 1.6- 6.1 13 4.0 1.9- 8.0
Palmetto 1,213 620 52.4 48.8-55.9 344 26.9 24.0-29.9 170 14.5 12.1-17.3 40 3.2 2.1- 4.9 39 3.1 1.9- 4.8
Pee Dee 649 312 47.9 43.1-52.7 156 25.3 21.3-29.8 119 17.9 14.6-21.8 26 4.5 2.8- 7.1 36 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Trident 933 438 47.1 43.2-51.1 291 30.5 27.0-34.2 147 15.9 13.2-19.1 37 3.7 2.5- 5.5 20 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Upper Savannah 434 201 45.0 39.6-50.6 118 28.2 23.3-33.7 78 18.6 14.5-23.4 17 3.5 2.1- 6.0 20 4.7 2.8- 7.5
Waccamaw 629 306 48.5 43.7-53.4 172 28.6 24.4-33.1 102 15.4 12.3-19.1 22 3.3 2.0- 5.3 27 4.2 2.7- 6.5
Wateree 398 176 44.7 38.8-50.7 108 28.2 23.1-34.0 75 16.4 12.8-20.8 20 6.3 3.6-10.8 19 4.4 2.6- 7.4
Region***
Region I 936 439 44.9 41.2-48.7 280 31.1 27.6-34.8 145 16.2 13.5-19.4 35 3.5 2.4- 5.1 37 4.3 2.9- 6.2
Region II 1,554 765 50.3 47.2-53.4 449 28.0 25.4-30.8 217 14.0 11.9-16.2 78 5.1 3.9- 6.7 45 2.6 1.8- 3.7
Region III 1,732 887 52.3 49.4-55.2 497 27.5 25.1-30.0 240 14.3 12.3-16.6 59 3.3 2.4- 4.7 49 2.6 1.7- 3.8
Region IV 1,047 488 46.7 42.9-50.5 264 26.4 23.2-29.9 194 17.3 14.8-20.2 46 5.2 3.6- 7.4 55 4.4 3.2- 6.1
Region V 584 286 46.2 40.8-51.6 152 26.1 21.8-30.9 98 19.1 14.8-24.3 28 3.9 2.4- 6.1 20 4.8 2.1-10.9
Region VI 629 306 48.5 43.7-53.4 172 28.6 24.4-33.1 102 15.4 12.3-19.1 22 3.3 2.0- 5.3 27 4.2 2.7- 6.5
Region VII 933 438 47.1 43.2-51.1 291 30.5 27.0-34.2 147 15.9 13.2-19.1 37 3.7 2.5- 5.5 20 2.7 1.6- 4.6
Region VIII 422 206 45.9 39.8-52.0 133 34.8 28.7-41.6 56 12.2 9.1-16.1 14 3.1 1.6- 6.1 13 4.0 1.9- 8.0

#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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