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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
1 to 12 months 1 to 2 years 2 to 5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,030 5,309 65.1 63.7-66.5 962 12.9 11.9-14.0 797 10.4 9.5-11.4 777 9.3 8.5-10.2 185 2.2 1.8- 2.8
GENDER
Male 3,096 2,009 64.0 61.6-66.3 365 12.5 10.9-14.3 294 10.5 9.1-12.1 341 10.3 9.0-11.7 87 2.8 2.0- 3.8
Female 4,934 3,300 66.1 64.4-67.9 597 13.3 12.0-14.7 503 10.3 9.2-11.5 436 8.5 7.5- 9.5 98 1.8 1.4- 2.3
RACE
White 6,131 4,342 70.0 68.5-71.6 634 10.5 9.5-11.7 499 8.8 7.9- 9.9 560 8.9 8.1- 9.9 96 1.6 1.2- 2.2
African American 1,618 793 52.7 49.3-56.1 302 19.3 16.8-22.1 256 14.0 11.9-16.5 187 10.3 8.5-12.5 80 3.6 2.6- 4.9
Other 217 130 58.9 49.8-67.3 23 13.8 8.3-22.2 31 12.9 8.2-19.7 27 10.5 6.6-16.4 6 3.9 1.5- 9.6
HISPANIC
Yes 168 105 58.5 48.2-68.1 19 13.6 8.2-21.6 21 14.3 8.3-23.5 18 9.8 5.4-17.2 5 3.8 1.2-11.8
No 7,738 5,156 65.6 64.1-67.0 930 12.9 11.9-14.0 751 10.2 9.3-11.2 731 9.2 8.4-10.1 170 2.1 1.7- 2.7
AGE
18-24 335 215 65.1 58.7-70.9 53 16.1 11.8-21.6 46 12.9 9.4-17.5 18 4.9 2.9- 8.1 3 1.1 0.3- 5.0
25-34 935 581 61.0 57.2-64.7 139 15.6 13.0-18.7 94 10.7 8.5-13.4 109 10.9 8.8-13.4 12 1.8 0.9- 3.7
35-44 1,412 945 67.4 64.3-70.3 172 11.4 9.6-13.5 143 9.7 8.0-11.7 135 9.9 8.1-12.0 17 1.7 1.0- 2.9
45-54 1,700 1,101 65.8 62.9-68.5 212 12.4 10.6-14.5 190 10.7 9.0-12.7 165 9.1 7.5-11.0 32 2.0 1.3- 3.0
55-64 1,644 1,097 66.2 63.4-68.9 192 11.9 10.1-13.9 157 9.4 7.8-11.3 165 10.6 8.9-12.5 33 1.9 1.3- 2.9
65+ 1,921 1,308 65.7 62.9-68.4 183 10.2 8.4-12.3 161 9.7 8.0-11.8 181 9.0 7.6-10.6 88 5.4 4.2- 6.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 899 333 39.4 34.9-44.2 127 15.1 11.9-18.9 160 16.8 13.7-20.4 189 19.1 15.7-22.9 90 9.7 7.1-13.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,432 1,422 59.2 56.5-61.9 343 15.1 13.1-17.3 299 11.7 10.0-13.6 305 11.6 10.1-13.3 63 2.4 1.7- 3.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,074 1,425 67.1 64.2-69.8 253 12.9 11.0-15.0 188 10.2 8.4-12.2 184 8.7 7.3-10.4 24 1.2 0.7- 2.0
College Graduate 2,608 2,119 79.1 76.9-81.1 238 10.0 8.5-11.6 148 6.9 5.7- 8.3 97 3.9 3.0- 5.1 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 803 251 32.5 28.0-37.4 131 22.3 18.0-27.2 168 18.0 14.8-21.7 189 20.5 17.1-24.4 64 6.6 4.9- 9.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,131 533 45.6 41.5-49.9 182 16.6 13.6-20.1 185 17.5 14.5-21.1 181 15.7 13.1-18.8 50 4.5 3.0- 6.7
$25,000- $34,999 890 550 60.2 55.5-64.7 126 14.8 11.7-18.5 99 12.3 9.4-15.9 97 10.8 8.5-13.7 18 1.9 1.1- 3.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,169 831 66.2 62.4-69.8 136 12.7 10.2-15.7 93 10.1 8.0-12.8 101 9.8 7.8-12.3 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8
$50,000+ 2,928 2,392 79.9 77.9-81.8 268 9.3 8.0-10.8 152 6.2 5.1- 7.4 106 4.1 3.2- 5.2 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 623 397 61.5 55.9-66.8 70 10.2 7.8-13.3 63 14.4 9.8-20.6 78 11.7 8.9-15.3 15 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Appalachia II 576 414 71.4 66.7-75.8 51 8.4 6.1-11.5 44 8.2 5.9-11.3 46 7.2 5.2-10.0 21 4.7 2.6- 8.4
Appalachia III 421 258 61.9 55.8-67.6 53 14.0 10.0-19.2 53 13.1 9.4-17.9 45 8.9 6.4-12.2 12 2.2 1.2- 4.0
Catawba 347 228 64.3 58.0-70.1 40 11.5 8.1-16.1 27 8.2 5.2-12.5 40 12.5 8.7-17.6 12 3.6 1.9- 6.6
Edisto Savannah 947 620 64.1 60.0-68.1 116 13.1 10.5-16.2 85 8.7 6.7-11.3 95 11.3 8.6-14.6 31 2.8 1.8- 4.3
Low Country 864 600 63.3 58.4-67.8 98 13.2 10.0-17.3 87 13.7 10.3-17.8 69 9.0 6.6-12.1 10 0.9 0.4- 1.8
Palmetto 776 554 69.5 65.3-73.5 93 14.4 11.4-18.1 65 8.0 6.0-10.5 55 6.8 5.0- 9.2 9 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Pee Dee 645 389 57.2 52.1-62.1 103 19.0 15.2-23.5 75 13.6 10.5-17.5 56 7.1 5.3- 9.5 22 3.1 1.9- 5.0
Trident 964 669 67.2 63.1-71.1 115 14.5 11.5-18.0 95 9.8 7.7-12.5 80 8.0 6.0-10.6 5 0.5 0.1- 1.4
Upper Savannah 512 341 68.4 63.1-73.3 49 9.7 6.7-13.8 47 7.6 5.5-10.4 62 11.9 8.9-15.7 13 2.4 1.3- 4.4
Waccamaw 847 521 58.8 54.5-63.0 109 11.8 9.5-14.6 91 11.5 9.1-14.4 106 15.5 12.3-19.3 20 2.4 1.1- 5.0
Wateree 412 248 61.2 55.1-67.0 56 12.9 9.6-17.2 57 14.4 10.5-19.3 38 9.4 6.5-13.4 13 2.1 1.1- 3.9
Region***
Region I 1,135 738 64.6 60.7-68.4 119 9.9 8.0-12.3 110 11.3 8.5-15.0 140 11.8 9.7-14.3 28 2.3 1.5- 3.5
Region II 997 672 67.2 63.4-70.8 104 10.9 8.6-13.7 97 10.4 8.2-13.0 91 8.0 6.3-10.0 33 3.6 2.3- 5.7
Region III 1,123 782 67.9 64.4-71.2 133 13.5 11.1-16.3 92 8.0 6.3-10.1 95 8.6 6.8-10.8 21 2.0 1.2- 3.3
Region IV 1,057 637 58.8 54.9-62.6 159 16.6 13.8-19.7 132 13.9 11.4-16.9 94 8.1 6.4-10.1 35 2.7 1.8- 4.0
Region V 947 620 64.1 60.0-68.1 116 13.1 10.5-16.2 85 8.7 6.7-11.3 95 11.3 8.6-14.6 31 2.8 1.8- 4.3
Region VI 847 521 58.8 54.5-63.0 109 11.8 9.5-14.6 91 11.5 9.1-14.4 106 15.5 12.3-19.3 20 2.4 1.1- 5.0
Region VII 964 669 67.2 63.1-71.1 115 14.5 11.5-18.0 95 9.8 7.7-12.5 80 8.0 6.0-10.6 5 0.5 0.1- 1.4
Region VIII 864 600 63.3 58.4-67.8 98 13.2 10.0-17.3 87 13.7 10.3-17.8 69 9.0 6.6-12.1 10 0.9 0.4- 1.8

#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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