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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Always Nearly always Sometimes Seldom Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,796 477 5.3 4.7- 5.9 392 4.1 3.7- 4.6 1,543 19.4 18.3-20.5 1,201 15.3 14.3-16.4 4,183 55.9 54.5-57.2
GENDER
Male 3,098 189 5.5 4.6- 6.5 152 4.1 3.4- 4.9 611 19.8 18.1-21.6 523 16.4 14.8-18.1 1,623 54.2 52.0-56.4
Female 4,698 288 5.1 4.5- 5.8 240 4.2 3.6- 4.9 932 19.0 17.7-20.4 678 14.3 13.1-15.5 2,560 57.4 55.7-59.1
RACE
White 5,936 269 3.5 3.1- 4.1 272 3.6 3.1- 4.1 965 14.9 13.9-16.0 995 16.8 15.7-18.0 3,435 61.2 59.7-62.6
African American 1,623 181 8.7 7.3-10.3 105 5.5 4.4- 6.9 516 29.8 27.1-32.7 183 12.4 10.3-14.9 638 43.6 40.4-46.8
Other 190 23 13.0 7.9-20.7 10 4.1 2.1- 7.9 50 24.6 18.2-32.4 19 10.2 5.9-17.0 88 48.1 39.3-57.1
HISPANIC
Yes 112 10 11.7 5.5-23.4 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 30 28.2 19.2-39.4 6 4.8 1.9-11.7 63 52.9 41.7-63.9
No 7,572 444 5.0 4.5- 5.6 376 4.1 3.7- 4.6 1,478 19.0 17.9-20.1 1,189 15.7 14.7-16.8 4,085 56.2 54.8-57.6
AGE
18-24 374 4 1.7 0.6- 4.7 8 1.9 0.9- 4.1 55 16.3 12.3-21.2 59 15.4 11.6-20.1 248 64.7 58.9-70.0
25-34 958 11 1.6 0.9- 3.0 7 0.7 0.3- 1.7 123 14.9 12.4-17.8 150 16.1 13.6-19.0 667 66.6 63.1-70.0
35-44 1,393 39 3.3 2.3- 4.6 33 2.5 1.7- 3.7 234 17.6 15.5-20.0 185 13.0 11.2-15.1 902 63.5 60.6-66.3
45-54 1,596 61 4.0 3.0- 5.3 54 3.6 2.6- 4.8 314 21.6 19.3-24.1 272 17.0 15.0-19.1 895 53.9 51.1-56.7
55-64 1,532 84 5.7 4.4- 7.2 107 7.4 6.0- 9.0 340 21.6 19.5-24.0 273 18.0 16.0-20.2 728 47.3 44.6-50.1
65+ 1,883 273 15.9 14.0-17.9 177 9.2 7.9-10.8 467 24.5 22.5-26.8 253 12.8 11.3-14.5 713 37.5 35.2-40.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 997 122 10.9 8.9-13.2 78 6.4 5.0- 8.2 216 20.6 17.7-23.8 65 7.3 4.9-10.8 516 54.8 50.8-58.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,444 171 5.8 4.8- 7.0 91 2.9 2.3- 3.8 511 20.8 18.8-23.0 304 12.3 10.7-14.0 1,367 58.2 55.7-60.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,993 96 4.0 3.1- 5.0 97 3.9 3.0- 4.9 383 19.0 16.9-21.4 333 17.2 15.2-19.3 1,084 56.0 53.2-58.7
College Graduate 2,343 82 3.4 2.6- 4.4 126 4.8 4.0- 5.9 428 17.5 15.8-19.3 497 20.7 18.8-22.6 1,210 53.6 51.3-56.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 905 101 11.0 8.5-14.1 49 4.2 3.1- 5.8 233 23.3 20.1-26.9 81 9.8 6.8-13.9 441 51.6 47.0-56.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,218 97 6.2 4.8- 7.8 73 5.3 4.0- 7.1 288 23.5 20.6-26.7 136 12.2 10.0-14.8 624 52.8 49.2-56.4
$25,000- $34,999 900 58 5.2 3.9- 7.0 48 4.5 3.2- 6.2 164 18.6 15.5-22.2 142 15.0 12.2-18.2 488 56.8 52.7-60.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,182 60 4.8 3.6- 6.5 57 4.0 3.0- 5.3 214 17.8 15.4-20.6 201 16.3 13.9-18.9 650 57.1 53.7-60.4
$50,000+ 2,597 64 2.5 1.9- 3.4 100 3.4 2.7- 4.3 427 16.1 14.5-17.8 498 18.7 17.0-20.4 1,508 59.3 57.1-61.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 497 31 4.4 3.0- 6.4 23 3.8 2.4- 5.9 77 15.5 12.0-19.8 69 12.7 9.9-16.2 297 63.6 58.5-68.3
Appalachia II 880 30 3.1 2.0- 4.8 51 4.2 3.1- 5.7 149 17.6 14.3-21.4 155 16.4 13.6-19.6 495 58.7 54.5-62.9
Appalachia III 653 36 5.0 3.4- 7.3 30 3.8 2.5- 5.6 141 21.5 17.7-25.9 91 15.3 12.2-19.0 355 54.5 49.8-59.1
Catawba 513 34 5.4 3.5- 8.2 22 3.1 1.9- 5.0 79 16.8 13.2-21.2 79 14.4 11.3-18.2 299 60.3 55.2-65.2
Edisto Savannah 574 39 5.4 3.7- 7.7 46 6.7 4.8- 9.3 115 19.2 15.4-23.7 81 13.8 10.6-17.8 293 54.9 49.4-60.3
Low Country 419 25 5.1 3.3- 7.9 28 6.1 3.7-10.1 81 20.0 15.6-25.2 83 22.6 17.1-29.2 202 46.2 40.1-52.4
Palmetto 1,181 60 5.0 3.6- 7.0 57 4.0 2.9- 5.4 261 20.5 17.9-23.4 210 17.8 15.1-20.7 593 52.7 49.1-56.2
Pee Dee 637 54 6.3 4.6- 8.6 25 3.4 2.1- 5.6 146 22.5 18.6-26.9 93 15.6 12.3-19.7 319 52.1 47.2-57.0
Trident 914 49 4.9 3.5- 6.8 36 3.5 2.4- 4.9 190 18.6 15.8-21.8 141 14.3 11.9-17.1 498 58.8 54.8-62.6
Upper Savannah 426 32 8.6 5.5-13.1 25 4.7 3.1- 7.2 74 16.7 13.0-21.2 66 14.6 11.2-18.9 229 55.4 49.7-60.9
Waccamaw 616 32 4.5 3.0- 6.7 26 3.3 2.2- 4.9 121 20.0 16.2-24.4 83 12.8 10.0-16.2 354 59.4 54.5-64.1
Wateree 394 44 8.1 5.8-11.1 19 4.4 2.6- 7.5 91 22.4 17.8-27.7 46 12.8 9.0-17.9 194 52.3 46.3-58.2
Region***
Region I 923 63 6.4 4.6- 8.7 48 4.2 3.1- 5.7 151 16.1 13.5-19.1 135 13.6 11.4-16.3 526 59.7 55.9-63.3
Region II 1,533 66 3.9 2.9- 5.2 81 4.0 3.1- 5.1 290 19.2 16.6-22.0 246 15.9 13.8-18.3 850 57.0 53.8-60.1
Region III 1,694 94 5.1 4.0- 6.7 79 3.7 2.9- 4.8 340 19.4 17.2-21.8 289 16.7 14.6-19.1 892 55.0 52.1-57.9
Region IV 1,031 98 7.0 5.5- 8.7 44 3.8 2.7- 5.5 237 22.5 19.4-25.8 139 14.6 12.0-17.6 513 52.2 48.4-56.0
Region V 574 39 5.4 3.7- 7.7 46 6.7 4.8- 9.3 115 19.2 15.4-23.7 81 13.8 10.6-17.8 293 54.9 49.4-60.3
Region VI 616 32 4.5 3.0- 6.7 26 3.3 2.2- 4.9 121 20.0 16.2-24.4 83 12.8 10.0-16.2 354 59.4 54.5-64.1
Region VII 914 49 4.9 3.5- 6.8 36 3.5 2.4- 4.9 190 18.6 15.8-21.8 141 14.3 11.9-17.1 498 58.8 54.8-62.6
Region VIII 419 25 5.1 3.3- 7.9 28 6.1 3.7-10.1 81 20.0 15.6-25.2 83 22.6 17.1-29.2 202 46.2 40.1-52.4

#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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