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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,618 2,150 79.4 77.3-81.4 468 20.6 18.6-22.7
GENDER
Male 2,618 2,150 79.4 77.3-81.4 468 20.6 18.6-22.7
RACE
White 2,123 1,781 81.8 79.6-83.8 342 18.2 16.2-20.4
African American 408 308 73.5 67.5-78.7 100 26.5 21.3-32.5
Other 66 43 66.2 50.2-79.2 23 33.8 20.8-49.8
AGE
35-44 289 169 58.0 51.1-64.6 120 42.0 35.4-48.9
45-54 666 505 76.1 71.9-79.8 161 23.9 20.2-28.1
55-64 768 673 88.6 85.8-90.9 95 11.4 9.1-14.2
65+ 895 803 90.0 87.4-92.1 92 10.0 7.9-12.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 404 285 68.7 62.5-74.3 119 31.3 25.7-37.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 755 603 79.0 75.0-82.6 152 21.0 17.4-25.0
Some Post-H.S. 601 500 79.9 75.4-83.9 101 20.1 16.1-24.6
College Graduate 850 758 84.9 81.2-87.9 92 15.1 12.1-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 232 155 65.9 57.5-73.5 77 34.1 26.5-42.5
$15,000- $24,999 365 293 77.5 71.2-82.7 72 22.5 17.3-28.8
$25,000- $34,999 310 260 82.0 75.8-86.9 50 18.0 13.1-24.2
$35,000- $49,999 377 319 81.8 75.9-86.6 58 18.2 13.4-24.1
$50,000+ 1,049 903 82.4 79.0-85.3 146 17.6 14.7-21.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 227 169 73.7 66.0-80.2 58 26.3 19.8-34.0
Appalachia II 203 176 84.8 77.9-89.8 27 15.2 10.2-22.1
Appalachia III 136 113 83.7 75.8-89.4 23 16.3 10.6-24.2
Catawba 112 96 79.7 68.4-87.7 16 20.3 12.3-31.6
Edisto Savannah 304 253 79.7 73.4-84.8 51 20.3 15.2-26.6
Low Country 269 233 79.4 71.2-85.8 36 20.6 14.2-28.8
Palmetto 223 189 82.6 75.7-87.9 34 17.4 12.1-24.3
Pee Dee 191 154 71.5 61.1-80.1 37 28.5 19.9-38.9
Trident 300 251 82.2 76.2-86.9 49 17.8 13.1-23.8
Upper Savannah 189 149 74.4 66.0-81.4 40 25.6 18.6-34.0
Waccamaw 305 248 74.2 67.2-80.1 57 25.8 19.9-32.8
Wateree 131 102 75.7 65.9-83.4 29 24.3 16.6-34.1
Region***
Region I 416 318 74.0 68.5-78.9 98 26.0 21.1-31.5
Region II 339 289 84.3 79.3-88.3 50 15.7 11.7-20.7
Region III 335 285 81.6 75.9-86.2 50 18.4 13.8-24.1
Region IV 322 256 73.3 66.1-79.5 66 26.7 20.5-33.9
Region V 304 253 79.7 73.4-84.8 51 20.3 15.2-26.6
Region VI 305 248 74.2 67.2-80.1 57 25.8 19.9-32.8
Region VII 300 251 82.2 76.2-86.9 49 17.8 13.1-23.8
Region VIII 269 233 79.4 71.2-85.8 36 20.6 14.2-28.8

Some demographic sections have been suppressed: Rows contained less than 50 respondents.

*This question was asked of men over 40.

#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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