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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Healthy Days

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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  Total #
Respondents
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,571 2,729 59.9 57.9-61.9 422 12.4 11.0-14.0 488 10.5 9.3-11.8 513 10.6 9.3-11.9 419 6.7 5.9- 7.5
GENDER
Male 1,511 884 59.1 55.6-62.6 130 12.1 9.7-14.9 156 10.0 8.1-12.3 174 11.9 9.6-14.7 167 6.9 5.7- 8.3
Female 3,060 1,845 60.5 58.2-62.8 292 12.6 11.0-14.5 332 10.8 9.4-12.4 339 9.6 8.4-10.9 252 6.5 5.6- 7.6
RACE
White 3,414 2,061 61.1 58.9-63.3 329 12.6 11.1-14.4 354 9.8 8.6-11.2 372 9.8 8.6-11.2 298 6.6 5.8- 7.6
African American 984 569 57.3 52.9-61.6 78 11.2 8.4-14.8 114 13.0 10.1-16.6 122 11.3 8.8-14.3 101 7.2 5.6- 9.3
Other 140 79 58.4 46.4-69.5 12 14.4 7.5-25.6 18 6.9 3.9-12.0 17 16.3 8.4-29.4 14 4.0 2.1- 7.5
HISPANIC
Yes 94 45 46.9 33.6-60.7 15 22.8 12.6-37.7 9 5.0 2.2-11.1 15 21.7 11.7-36.7 10 3.6 1.8- 7.2
No 4,386 2,642 60.6 58.5-62.6 404 12.1 10.7-13.7 471 10.7 9.5-12.1 486 10.1 8.9-11.5 383 6.5 5.7- 7.3
AGE
18-24 215 136 57.1 48.7-65.1 40 22.3 16.1-30.0 21 9.5 5.7-15.3 15 10.6 5.8-18.5 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6
25-34 510 325 63.1 57.8-68.1 79 17.4 13.7-21.9 60 11.2 8.2-15.1 35 7.0 4.6-10.4 11 1.3 0.7- 2.5
35-44 794 502 62.1 57.7-66.3 89 12.5 9.6-16.0 82 11.3 8.6-14.7 84 10.8 8.4-13.8 37 3.3 2.3- 4.8
45-54 986 555 58.0 54.1-61.8 95 10.2 8.1-12.8 113 10.2 8.3-12.6 124 11.3 9.0-14.3 99 10.3 8.0-13.0
55-64 913 496 54.0 50.1-57.9 64 8.1 6.1-10.6 106 10.9 8.8-13.5 133 13.5 11.2-16.3 114 13.4 10.8-16.6
65+ 1,113 688 62.5 59.0-65.9 49 3.6 2.6- 5.0 104 9.1 7.3-11.3 120 11.6 9.4-14.3 152 13.2 11.0-15.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 794 418 55.0 50.1-59.8 33 5.8 3.7- 8.9 75 11.4 8.4-15.2 135 16.5 13.1-20.5 133 11.3 9.2-13.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,397 818 58.5 54.8-62.2 106 11.9 9.3-15.1 152 9.8 7.9-12.2 178 12.3 9.9-15.2 143 7.5 6.0- 9.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,151 704 62.1 58.1-65.9 114 12.6 10.0-15.7 126 10.6 8.3-13.4 114 8.6 6.5-11.2 93 6.2 4.8- 8.0
College Graduate 1,217 781 62.6 58.9-66.1 168 17.1 14.2-20.4 134 10.5 8.5-13.0 86 6.6 5.0- 8.7 48 3.2 2.3- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 713 321 47.9 42.9-52.9 30 5.9 3.6- 9.6 84 12.1 9.1-15.9 151 18.8 15.2-23.0 127 15.3 12.3-18.8
$15,000- $24,999 783 438 55.5 50.4-60.5 42 8.8 5.9-12.8 102 13.2 10.0-17.1 120 15.4 11.9-19.6 81 7.2 5.5- 9.4
$25,000- $34,999 514 334 65.1 58.6-71.0 45 10.5 7.1-15.2 51 8.0 5.6-11.1 45 11.2 6.9-17.6 39 5.3 3.6- 7.7
$35,000- $49,999 644 408 61.6 56.5-66.4 73 12.7 9.5-16.8 75 12.8 9.6-16.9 57 8.5 6.2-11.5 31 4.4 2.9- 6.7
$50,000+ 1,292 880 68.0 64.6-71.2 169 15.6 13.1-18.5 122 8.6 6.8-10.7 68 4.7 3.5- 6.2 53 3.2 2.3- 4.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 370 215 58.0 50.8-64.8 23 7.8 4.5-13.1 44 15.5 9.9-23.3 43 10.4 7.3-14.5 45 8.4 6.0-11.6
Appalachia II 326 207 63.1 56.1-69.5 32 10.8 7.3-15.8 34 10.7 7.3-15.4 34 12.0 7.7-18.3 19 3.4 2.1- 5.4
Appalachia III 265 158 57.6 49.7-65.1 29 14.3 9.4-21.1 21 9.6 5.5-16.2 34 13.4 8.7-20.0 23 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Catawba 211 128 59.5 51.2-67.2 21 12.9 7.8-20.8 12 6.7 3.2-13.3 31 14.3 9.7-20.5 19 6.7 4.1-10.7
Edisto Savannah 552 320 58.7 53.5-63.8 48 9.5 6.6-13.4 57 12.0 8.9-15.8 75 12.8 9.8-16.6 52 7.0 5.2- 9.5
Low Country 448 263 62.3 56.2-68.1 35 8.4 5.4-12.8 66 15.0 11.0-20.2 50 8.8 6.2-12.4 34 5.5 3.7- 8.2
Palmetto 438 273 59.5 53.7-65.1 49 15.2 11.1-20.4 56 11.3 8.4-15.2 32 8.7 5.6-13.4 28 5.2 3.5- 7.7
Pee Dee 394 223 58.0 51.7-64.1 40 14.5 10.1-20.5 41 9.7 6.6-13.8 46 10.2 7.2-14.3 44 7.6 5.4-10.4
Trident 495 309 60.0 54.1-65.6 51 15.1 11.0-20.3 49 9.3 6.5-13.0 47 8.5 5.6-12.5 39 7.2 4.8-10.7
Upper Savannah 259 154 62.9 55.1-70.1 21 9.1 5.3-15.2 25 7.7 4.8-12.0 33 10.0 6.7-14.7 26 10.3 6.5-15.9
Waccamaw 491 284 59.0 53.2-64.6 48 12.5 8.9-17.3 55 10.5 7.6-14.3 54 9.9 7.0-13.8 50 8.1 5.9-11.1
Wateree 263 154 60.0 51.9-67.5 22 10.7 5.8-19.0 25 10.7 6.7-16.8 31 8.8 5.9-12.8 31 9.8 6.6-14.4
Region***
Region I 629 369 60.0 54.7-65.1 44 8.3 5.6-12.0 69 12.3 8.6-17.3 76 10.2 7.9-13.2 71 9.2 7.0-12.0
Region II 591 365 60.4 55.2-65.4 61 12.5 9.3-16.5 55 10.2 7.4-13.9 68 12.7 9.3-17.0 42 4.2 3.0- 5.9
Region III 649 401 59.5 54.8-64.1 70 14.4 11.1-18.6 68 9.8 7.3-12.9 63 10.6 7.9-14.1 47 5.7 4.2- 7.7
Region IV 657 377 58.8 53.9-63.6 62 12.9 9.4-17.5 66 10.1 7.5-13.4 77 9.6 7.4-12.4 75 8.5 6.6-11.0
Region V 552 320 58.7 53.5-63.8 48 9.5 6.6-13.4 57 12.0 8.9-15.8 75 12.8 9.8-16.6 52 7.0 5.2- 9.5
Region VI 491 284 59.0 53.2-64.6 48 12.5 8.9-17.3 55 10.5 7.6-14.3 54 9.9 7.0-13.8 50 8.1 5.9-11.1
Region VII 495 309 60.0 54.1-65.6 51 15.1 11.0-20.3 49 9.3 6.5-13.0 47 8.5 5.6-12.5 39 7.2 4.8-10.7
Region VIII 448 263 62.3 56.2-68.1 35 8.4 5.4-12.8 66 15.0 11.0-20.2 50 8.8 6.2-12.4 34 5.5 3.7- 8.2

* Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

#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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