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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Veteran Status

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,402 1,426 16.6 15.6-17.5 6,976 83.4 82.5-84.4
GENDER
Male 3,308 1,307 31.6 29.8-33.5 2,001 68.4 66.5-70.2
Female 5,094 119 2.7 2.2- 3.3 4,975 97.3 96.7-97.8
RACE
White 6,323 1,149 17.4 16.4-18.5 5,174 82.6 81.5-83.6
African American 1,812 235 14.7 12.7-16.8 1,577 85.3 83.2-87.3
Other 206 34 16.6 11.1-24.1 172 83.4 75.9-88.9
HISPANIC
Yes 116 19 17.1 10.2-27.3 97 82.9 72.7-89.8
No 8,143 1,395 16.7 15.7-17.7 6,748 83.3 82.3-84.3
AGE
18-24 402 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1 384 95.1 91.9-97.1
25-34 1,025 88 10.6 8.5-13.1 937 89.4 86.9-91.5
35-44 1,482 158 13.4 11.4-15.7 1,324 86.6 84.3-88.6
45-54 1,680 200 14.4 12.4-16.5 1,480 85.6 83.5-87.6
55-64 1,635 389 26.8 24.4-29.4 1,246 73.2 70.6-75.6
65+ 2,104 567 29.8 27.7-32.1 1,537 70.2 67.9-72.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,142 121 9.7 8.0-11.7 1,021 90.3 88.3-92.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,669 430 15.8 14.2-17.6 2,239 84.2 82.4-85.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,112 415 19.5 17.5-21.7 1,697 80.5 78.3-82.5
College Graduate 2,458 460 17.9 16.2-19.7 1,998 82.1 80.3-83.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,016 94 8.6 6.8-10.9 922 91.4 89.1-93.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,335 190 14.0 11.8-16.4 1,145 86.0 83.6-88.2
$25,000- $34,999 978 211 20.8 17.9-24.1 767 79.2 75.9-82.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,231 279 22.7 19.9-25.7 952 77.3 74.3-80.1
$50,000+ 2,694 517 18.6 17.0-20.3 2,177 81.4 79.7-83.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 529 83 13.6 10.8-16.9 446 86.4 83.1-89.2
Appalachia II 937 137 12.3 10.2-14.8 800 87.7 85.2-89.8
Appalachia III 701 91 13.1 10.5-16.4 610 86.9 83.6-89.5
Catawba 544 77 14.1 11.1-17.8 467 85.9 82.2-88.9
Edisto Savannah 626 104 15.3 12.2-18.9 522 84.7 81.1-87.8
Low Country 443 104 21.4 17.4-26.1 339 78.6 73.9-82.6
Palmetto 1,279 227 18.6 16.1-21.4 1,052 81.4 78.6-83.9
Pee Dee 695 99 13.9 10.8-17.7 596 86.1 82.3-89.2
Trident 994 201 21.2 18.2-24.5 793 78.8 75.5-81.8
Upper Savannah 464 80 15.5 12.3-19.4 384 84.5 80.6-87.7
Waccamaw 665 115 17.3 14.2-21.0 550 82.7 79.0-85.8
Wateree 416 96 24.3 19.7-29.6 320 75.7 70.4-80.3
Region***
Region I 993 163 14.5 12.3-17.0 830 85.5 83.0-87.7
Region II 1,638 228 12.7 11.0-14.6 1,410 87.3 85.4-89.0
Region III 1,823 304 17.2 15.2-19.5 1,519 82.8 80.5-84.8
Region IV 1,111 195 17.8 15.1-20.8 916 82.2 79.2-84.9
Region V 626 104 15.3 12.2-18.9 522 84.7 81.1-87.8
Region VI 665 115 17.3 14.2-21.0 550 82.7 79.0-85.8
Region VII 994 201 21.2 18.2-24.5 793 78.8 75.5-81.8
Region VIII 443 104 21.4 17.4-26.1 339 78.6 73.9-82.6

#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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