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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 4,618 1,118 28.3 26.5-30.1 3,500 71.7 69.9-73.5
GENDER
Male 1,996 656 35.9 33.2-38.8 1,340 64.1 61.2-66.8
Female 2,622 462 19.7 17.7-21.9 2,160 80.3 78.1-82.3
RACE
White 3,527 809 26.7 24.8-28.7 2,718 73.3 71.3-75.2
African American 946 265 31.5 27.5-35.8 681 68.5 64.2-72.5
Other 122 36 33.1 22.8-45.3 86 66.9 54.7-77.2
HISPANIC
Yes 95 32 38.6 26.8-51.8 63 61.4 48.2-73.2
No 4,491 1,076 27.8 26.1-29.7 3,415 72.2 70.3-73.9
AGE
18-24 202 80 43.9 35.8-52.3 122 56.1 47.7-64.2
25-34 719 216 30.9 27.0-35.1 503 69.1 64.9-73.0
35-44 1,123 297 28.8 25.5-32.3 826 71.2 67.7-74.5
45-54 1,286 280 22.9 20.1-26.0 1,006 77.1 74.0-79.9
55-64 917 178 21.4 18.4-24.9 739 78.6 75.1-81.6
65+ 326 61 22.5 16.8-29.3 265 77.5 70.7-83.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 337 156 53.7 46.3-60.9 181 46.3 39.1-53.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,363 459 37.4 34.0-40.9 904 62.6 59.1-66.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,246 271 25.6 22.3-29.2 975 74.4 70.8-77.7
College Graduate 1,666 230 16.2 13.8-18.9 1,436 83.8 81.1-86.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 71 41.1 32.0-50.8 155 58.9 49.2-68.0
$15,000- $24,999 573 203 38.7 33.2-44.5 370 61.3 55.5-66.8
$25,000- $34,999 530 166 36.4 30.9-42.3 364 63.6 57.7-69.1
$35,000- $49,999 740 191 32.3 27.7-37.2 549 67.7 62.8-72.3
$50,000+ 2,169 399 20.7 18.5-23.1 1,770 79.3 76.9-81.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 347 72 20.9 16.1-26.7 275 79.1 73.3-83.9
Appalachia II 369 68 22.6 17.7-28.4 301 77.4 71.6-82.3
Appalachia III 255 70 31.3 24.4-39.0 185 68.7 61.0-75.6
Catawba 224 59 28.9 22.2-36.6 165 71.1 63.4-77.8
Edisto Savannah 513 120 27.4 22.6-32.7 393 72.6 67.3-77.4
Low Country 435 107 35.5 29.1-42.5 328 64.5 57.5-70.9
Palmetto 508 109 26.5 21.7-31.9 399 73.5 68.1-78.3
Pee Dee 369 108 29.6 24.2-35.7 261 70.4 64.3-75.8
Trident 609 127 26.4 21.7-31.6 482 73.6 68.4-78.3
Upper Savannah 283 75 29.5 22.6-37.4 208 70.5 62.6-77.4
Waccamaw 432 142 38.9 33.4-44.8 290 61.1 55.2-66.6
Wateree 237 55 30.9 23.4-39.6 182 69.1 60.4-76.6
Region***
Region I 630 147 24.8 20.6-29.5 483 75.2 70.5-79.4
Region II 624 138 26.5 22.3-31.1 486 73.5 68.9-77.7
Region III 732 168 27.3 23.3-31.6 564 72.7 68.4-76.7
Region IV 606 163 30.2 25.6-35.1 443 69.8 64.9-74.4
Region V 513 120 27.4 22.6-32.7 393 72.6 67.3-77.4
Region VI 432 142 38.9 33.4-44.8 290 61.1 55.2-66.6
Region VII 609 127 26.4 21.7-31.6 482 73.6 68.4-78.3
Region VIII 435 107 35.5 29.1-42.5 328 64.5 57.5-70.9

#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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