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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5 or more yrs ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,855 6,140 64.6 63.1-66.0 1,215 15.2 14.2-16.3 738 10.2 9.3-11.2 671 8.7 7.9- 9.6 91 1.3 1.0- 1.7
GENDER
Male 3,431 2,250 60.4 58.1-62.6 476 14.9 13.4-16.6 327 11.8 10.3-13.5 339 11.2 9.8-12.8 39 1.7 1.1- 2.5
Female 5,424 3,890 68.4 66.7-70.1 739 15.4 14.1-16.8 411 8.8 7.7- 9.9 332 6.4 5.6- 7.4 52 1.0 0.7- 1.4
RACE
White 6,701 4,521 61.5 59.9-63.1 923 15.4 14.3-16.7 604 11.6 10.5-12.8 580 10.1 9.1-11.2 73 1.3 1.0- 1.8
African American 1,837 1,420 75.0 72.1-77.7 247 14.3 12.3-16.7 105 6.9 5.3- 8.9 58 3.7 2.6- 5.1 7 0.2 0.1- 0.4
Other 239 137 51.2 42.6-59.7 38 16.6 11.1-24.1 24 9.4 5.7-15.0 29 15.9 10.2-24.0 11 6.9 3.6-13.1
HISPANIC
Yes 180 119 62.7 52.7-71.7 23 10.8 6.4-17.9 17 10.0 5.6-17.4 15 10.1 5.2-18.9 6 6.3 2.6-14.4
No 8,507 5,891 64.5 63.1-66.0 1,175 15.3 14.3-16.4 707 10.2 9.3-11.2 650 8.8 7.9- 9.7 84 1.2 0.9- 1.6
AGE
18-24 331 189 53.8 47.2-60.3 59 16.8 12.5-22.1 56 19.0 14.2-24.9 22 8.7 5.4-13.5 5 1.8 0.7- 4.8
25-34 932 517 56.0 52.1-59.8 165 16.7 14.1-19.6 111 11.1 8.9-13.7 120 13.8 11.3-16.6 19 2.5 1.5- 4.1
35-44 1,421 851 59.0 55.8-62.2 240 17.1 14.8-19.6 161 12.0 10.0-14.3 148 10.3 8.5-12.5 21 1.6 1.0- 2.8
45-54 1,807 1,173 63.9 61.1-66.6 276 16.2 14.0-18.5 175 10.2 8.6-12.1 168 9.0 7.5-10.8 15 0.8 0.4- 1.4
55-64 1,871 1,351 71.7 69.2-74.2 257 14.5 12.6-16.6 128 7.6 6.2- 9.3 116 5.5 4.4- 6.8 19 0.7 0.4- 1.1
65+ 2,407 1,988 81.9 79.7-83.8 213 10.1 8.4-12.0 103 4.3 3.4- 5.5 92 3.4 2.7- 4.3 11 0.4 0.2- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,274 918 66.0 62.0-69.9 140 13.1 10.5-16.2 95 10.3 7.9-13.5 103 9.2 7.1-11.7 18 1.4 0.7- 2.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,721 1,828 63.1 60.5-65.7 383 15.3 13.5-17.3 263 10.9 9.4-12.7 209 8.8 7.3-10.6 38 1.8 1.2- 2.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,190 1,538 65.5 62.6-68.3 290 14.9 12.9-17.1 179 10.0 8.2-12.1 164 8.7 7.1-10.6 19 0.9 0.5- 1.8
College Graduate 2,645 1,835 64.5 62.0-66.9 400 16.4 14.6-18.3 200 9.6 8.1-11.5 194 8.5 7.1-10.1 16 1.0 0.5- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,044 712 66.5 62.3-70.5 146 14.8 12.0-18.2 85 8.9 6.7-11.7 93 8.8 6.7-11.4 8 1.0 0.3- 3.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,333 889 61.5 57.6-65.2 175 15.2 12.6-18.2 129 10.4 8.2-13.1 125 11.6 9.2-14.7 15 1.3 0.6- 2.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,004 684 63.3 58.7-67.6 139 16.5 13.3-20.3 99 11.1 8.4-14.5 72 8.3 6.0-11.3 10 0.8 0.3- 2.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,227 819 60.3 56.4-64.0 171 16.1 13.4-19.2 115 12.4 9.9-15.4 107 9.7 7.6-12.3 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9
$50,000+ 2,991 2,103 66.1 63.8-68.3 426 15.2 13.7-17.0 231 9.3 7.9-10.9 204 8.3 7.0- 9.8 27 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 690 455 60.6 55.5-65.4 87 13.5 10.6-17.0 64 12.1 8.8-16.4 73 12.1 9.0-16.0 11 1.8 0.9- 3.6
Appalachia II 646 425 60.2 55.4-64.9 82 13.4 10.5-17.0 66 13.8 10.5-18.0 61 10.1 7.6-13.3 12 2.4 1.2- 4.7
Appalachia III 490 315 58.8 53.1-64.3 84 20.0 15.6-25.3 45 10.7 7.5-14.9 42 9.4 6.4-13.5 4 1.1 0.4- 3.4
Catawba 375 236 59.0 52.9-64.9 76 21.3 16.8-26.6 23 5.6 3.6- 8.6 34 11.0 7.5-15.8 6 3.1 1.3- 7.3
Edisto Savannah 1,046 746 66.7 62.7-70.5 135 15.2 12.3-18.5 81 7.7 5.9-10.1 72 9.0 6.7-11.9 12 1.4 0.6- 3.1
Low Country 924 646 67.1 62.7-71.2 124 13.4 10.8-16.5 71 9.4 7.0-12.5 71 8.2 5.9-11.2 12 1.9 0.8- 4.4
Palmetto 840 594 66.8 62.6-70.8 115 14.5 11.8-17.6 74 11.4 8.7-14.9 52 6.8 4.8- 9.5 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Pee Dee 727 537 69.7 65.0-73.9 89 14.3 11.3-18.0 51 8.4 6.2-11.4 45 6.7 4.4-10.1 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6
Trident 1,024 729 67.7 63.7-71.4 142 15.0 12.3-18.2 88 9.7 7.5-12.4 61 7.4 5.5- 9.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Upper Savannah 575 418 69.2 63.8-74.1 76 12.8 9.9-16.3 45 8.2 5.9-11.4 32 8.9 5.6-13.9 4 0.9 0.3- 2.9
Waccamaw 943 633 60.6 56.5-64.6 129 14.6 12.1-17.6 80 11.6 9.0-14.8 87 10.9 8.5-13.9 14 2.3 1.0- 4.9
Wateree 466 324 69.1 63.6-74.1 64 12.5 9.4-16.4 43 11.1 7.7-15.7 34 7.3 4.9-10.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
Region***
Region I 1,265 873 64.5 60.8-68.0 163 13.1 11.0-15.6 109 10.4 8.2-13.1 105 10.6 8.3-13.6 15 1.4 0.8- 2.6
Region II 1,136 740 59.6 55.9-63.2 166 16.4 13.8-19.5 111 12.4 10.0-15.3 103 9.8 7.8-12.2 16 1.8 1.0- 3.3
Region III 1,215 830 64.4 60.9-67.7 191 16.6 14.2-19.3 97 9.6 7.5-12.1 86 8.1 6.3-10.4 11 1.4 0.7- 2.7
Region IV 1,193 861 69.4 65.9-72.7 153 13.6 11.3-16.2 94 9.5 7.5-12.0 79 6.9 5.1- 9.2 6 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Region V 1,046 746 66.7 62.7-70.5 135 15.2 12.3-18.5 81 7.7 5.9-10.1 72 9.0 6.7-11.9 12 1.4 0.6- 3.1
Region VI 943 633 60.6 56.5-64.6 129 14.6 12.1-17.6 80 11.6 9.0-14.8 87 10.9 8.5-13.9 14 2.3 1.0- 4.9
Region VII 1,024 729 67.7 63.7-71.4 142 15.0 12.3-18.2 88 9.7 7.5-12.4 61 7.4 5.5- 9.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Region VIII 924 646 67.1 62.7-71.2 124 13.4 10.8-16.5 71 9.4 7.0-12.5 71 8.2 5.9-11.2 12 1.9 0.8- 4.4

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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