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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 2,537 1,821 66.0 63.5-68.4 716 34.0 31.6-36.5
GENDER
Male 2,537 1,821 66.0 63.5-68.4 716 34.0 31.6-36.5
RACE
White 2,049 1,495 66.9 64.3-69.5 554 33.1 30.5-35.7
African American 406 275 65.1 58.9-70.9 131 34.9 29.1-41.1
Other 62 38 53.1 37.0-68.6 24 46.9 31.4-63.0
AGE
35-44 282 91 33.4 27.1-40.4 191 66.6 59.6-72.9
45-54 639 365 57.3 52.5-61.9 274 42.7 38.1-47.5
55-64 750 604 79.8 76.2-83.1 146 20.2 16.9-23.8
65+ 866 761 87.0 83.8-89.6 105 13.0 10.4-16.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 386 241 58.4 52.0-64.4 145 41.6 35.6-48.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 730 502 63.9 59.1-68.3 228 36.1 31.7-40.9
Some Post-H.S. 581 426 66.3 61.0-71.2 155 33.7 28.8-39.0
College Graduate 833 649 71.5 67.4-75.4 184 28.5 24.6-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 221 126 53.5 44.9-61.9 95 46.5 38.1-55.1
$15,000- $24,999 355 240 63.8 57.2-69.9 115 36.2 30.1-42.8
$25,000- $34,999 298 221 69.8 62.4-76.2 77 30.2 23.8-37.6
$35,000- $49,999 370 263 65.7 59.1-71.7 107 34.3 28.3-40.9
$50,000+ 1,018 777 68.8 64.9-72.4 241 31.2 27.6-35.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 214 142 60.6 52.4-68.2 72 39.4 31.8-47.6
Appalachia II 199 121 56.1 48.1-63.8 78 43.9 36.2-51.9
Appalachia III 135 96 67.2 57.5-75.6 39 32.8 24.4-42.5
Catawba 108 73 67.8 57.3-76.8 35 32.2 23.2-42.7
Edisto Savannah 292 221 70.8 63.9-76.8 71 29.2 23.2-36.1
Low Country 265 207 66.1 57.8-73.5 58 33.9 26.5-42.2
Palmetto 221 169 72.1 64.4-78.7 52 27.9 21.3-35.6
Pee Dee 184 141 74.0 63.9-82.1 43 26.0 17.9-36.1
Trident 285 203 65.8 58.4-72.5 82 34.2 27.5-41.6
Upper Savannah 180 130 66.5 57.6-74.4 50 33.5 25.6-42.4
Waccamaw 299 215 63.5 56.5-70.0 84 36.5 30.0-43.5
Wateree 127 90 65.1 54.5-74.4 37 34.9 25.6-45.5
Region***
Region I 394 272 63.3 57.3-68.9 122 36.7 31.1-42.7
Region II 334 217 60.8 54.7-66.6 117 39.2 33.4-45.3
Region III 329 242 70.7 64.6-76.2 87 29.3 23.8-35.4
Region IV 311 231 70.1 63.0-76.4 80 29.9 23.6-37.0
Region V 292 221 70.8 63.9-76.8 71 29.2 23.2-36.1
Region VI 299 215 63.5 56.5-70.0 84 36.5 30.0-43.5
Region VII 285 203 65.8 58.4-72.5 82 34.2 27.5-41.6
Region VIII 265 207 66.1 57.8-73.5 58 33.9 26.5-42.2

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

*This question was asked of men over 40. A PSA test (Prostate Specific Antigen) is a blood test to check men for prostate cancer.

#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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