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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,424 6,658 74.9 73.6-76.2 669 7.4 6.7- 8.1 1,097 17.7 16.5-18.9
GENDER
Male 3,313 2,464 69.1 67.0-71.2 261 7.4 6.3- 8.5 588 23.5 21.5-25.6
Female 5,111 4,194 80.2 78.8-81.6 408 7.4 6.6- 8.2 509 12.4 11.2-13.7
RACE
White 6,339 5,064 77.0 75.7-78.3 506 7.3 6.6- 8.0 769 15.7 14.5-16.9
African American 1,816 1,393 71.3 68.2-74.1 146 7.8 6.3- 9.6 277 21.0 18.3-23.9
Other 207 154 64.6 55.0-73.1 13 5.2 2.8- 9.4 40 30.2 21.9-40.2
HISPANIC
Yes 117 84 62.1 50.2-72.6 7 6.5 2.8-14.3 26 31.5 21.4-43.6
No 8,161 6,448 75.1 73.8-76.4 650 7.3 6.7- 8.1 1,063 17.6 16.4-18.8
AGE
18-24 398 240 54.9 49.2-60.4 19 5.0 3.0- 8.4 139 40.1 34.7-45.8
25-34 1,028 715 68.0 64.6-71.2 62 5.8 4.4- 7.5 251 26.3 23.2-29.5
35-44 1,482 1,149 76.1 73.5-78.5 101 6.9 5.6- 8.6 232 17.0 14.8-19.3
45-54 1,686 1,368 81.0 78.7-83.0 127 7.7 6.3- 9.3 191 11.4 9.7-13.2
55-64 1,642 1,342 81.6 79.4-83.6 142 8.6 7.2-10.3 158 9.8 8.3-11.6
65+ 2,114 1,787 84.6 82.8-86.2 213 10.0 8.7-11.5 114 5.4 4.4- 6.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,143 858 71.2 67.4-74.7 100 7.6 5.9- 9.7 185 21.2 17.9-24.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,673 2,097 73.5 71.0-75.8 199 6.7 5.7- 7.9 377 19.8 17.7-22.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,117 1,689 75.2 72.5-77.7 168 7.6 6.3- 9.3 260 17.2 14.9-19.7
College Graduate 2,469 1,996 78.2 76.1-80.1 199 7.8 6.7- 9.0 274 14.1 12.4-16.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,024 770 70.6 66.2-74.7 89 6.9 5.4- 8.9 165 22.4 18.5-26.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,341 1,000 68.0 64.5-71.4 98 6.2 4.9- 7.9 243 25.7 22.5-29.3
$25,000- $34,999 981 762 72.3 68.4-75.9 82 8.4 6.5-10.8 137 19.3 16.0-23.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,234 1,001 78.8 75.8-81.6 96 7.8 6.3- 9.8 137 13.3 11.0-16.1
$50,000+ 2,695 2,229 81.2 79.3-82.9 197 6.8 5.8- 7.9 269 12.1 10.6-13.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 527 414 76.0 71.1-80.3 44 7.7 5.6-10.4 69 16.3 12.5-21.1
Appalachia II 939 748 76.2 72.2-79.7 86 8.7 6.8-11.1 105 15.1 12.0-18.9
Appalachia III 704 591 81.6 77.6-85.1 45 6.0 4.3- 8.3 68 12.3 9.3-16.2
Catawba 545 422 73.9 68.7-78.5 50 8.2 5.9-11.3 73 17.9 13.8-23.0
Edisto Savannah 629 482 71.3 65.4-76.5 63 9.1 6.2-13.1 84 19.7 15.0-25.4
Low Country 446 350 74.0 68.1-79.2 38 8.0 5.4-11.6 58 18.0 13.4-23.7
Palmetto 1,281 1,018 74.2 70.7-77.5 86 5.9 4.5- 7.6 177 19.9 16.8-23.3
Pee Dee 695 565 78.6 74.1-82.6 52 6.4 4.6- 8.9 78 14.9 11.4-19.4
Trident 991 755 70.3 66.3-74.0 83 8.6 6.6-11.1 153 21.1 17.7-25.0
Upper Savannah 464 393 80.2 74.9-84.6 23 4.8 3.0- 7.4 48 15.0 10.9-20.3
Waccamaw 672 506 71.6 66.9-75.8 61 8.1 6.1-10.7 105 20.3 16.3-24.9
Wateree 417 328 73.9 68.1-79.1 28 6.2 4.1- 9.3 61 19.9 15.1-25.7
Region***
Region I 991 807 78.0 74.5-81.2 67 6.3 4.8- 8.1 117 15.7 12.8-19.1
Region II 1,643 1,339 78.5 75.7-81.1 131 7.6 6.2- 9.2 173 14.0 11.7-16.6
Region III 1,826 1,440 74.1 71.3-76.8 136 6.6 5.3- 8.0 250 19.3 16.8-22.1
Region IV 1,112 893 76.9 73.3-80.1 80 6.3 4.9- 8.2 139 16.8 13.8-20.2
Region V 629 482 71.3 65.4-76.5 63 9.1 6.2-13.1 84 19.7 15.0-25.4
Region VI 672 506 71.6 66.9-75.8 61 8.1 6.1-10.7 105 20.3 16.3-24.9
Region VII 991 755 70.3 66.3-74.0 83 8.6 6.6-11.1 153 21.1 17.7-25.0
Region VIII 446 350 74.0 68.1-79.2 38 8.0 5.4-11.6 58 18.0 13.4-23.7

#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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