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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 8,994 4,399 46.7 45.3-48.2 4,595 53.3 51.8-54.7
GENDER
Male 3,475 2,078 54.4 52.1-56.7 1,397 45.6 43.3-47.9
Female 5,519 2,321 39.7 38.0-41.4 3,198 60.3 58.6-62.0
RACE
White 6,819 3,568 50.7 49.1-52.3 3,251 49.3 47.7-50.9
African American 1,846 669 35.0 32.0-38.1 1,177 65.0 61.9-68.0
Other 245 127 53.6 45.1-61.9 118 46.4 38.1-54.9
HISPANIC
Yes 181 78 47.3 37.5-57.2 103 52.7 42.8-62.5
No 8,635 4,252 46.8 45.4-48.3 4,383 53.2 51.7-54.6
AGE
18-24 338 129 40.0 33.8-46.5 209 60.0 53.5-66.2
25-34 948 395 40.7 37.0-44.5 553 59.3 55.5-63.0
35-44 1,435 618 43.8 40.6-47.0 817 56.2 53.0-59.4
45-54 1,819 910 49.2 46.3-52.1 909 50.8 47.9-53.7
55-64 1,888 1,061 56.5 53.8-59.1 827 43.5 40.9-46.2
65+ 2,479 1,245 50.5 48.1-53.0 1,234 49.5 47.0-51.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,318 754 59.5 55.6-63.2 564 40.5 36.8-44.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,766 1,419 51.5 48.9-54.1 1,347 48.5 45.9-51.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,214 1,153 47.2 44.4-50.1 1,061 52.8 49.9-55.6
College Graduate 2,669 1,062 35.0 32.7-37.4 1,607 65.0 62.6-67.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,073 570 52.4 48.1-56.6 503 47.6 43.4-51.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,350 729 52.7 48.8-56.6 621 47.3 43.4-51.2
$25,000- $34,999 1,012 521 52.4 47.9-56.8 491 47.6 43.2-52.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,248 631 45.6 42.0-49.3 617 54.4 50.7-58.0
$50,000+ 3,003 1,358 41.8 39.5-44.0 1,645 58.2 56.0-60.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 707 355 45.7 40.9-50.5 352 54.3 49.5-59.1
Appalachia II 653 299 42.2 37.7-46.9 354 57.8 53.1-62.3
Appalachia III 500 253 48.9 43.4-54.4 247 51.1 45.6-56.6
Catawba 381 198 50.5 44.5-56.5 183 49.5 43.5-55.5
Edisto Savannah 1,067 482 44.5 40.6-48.4 585 55.5 51.6-59.4
Low Country 932 475 50.0 45.6-54.5 457 50.0 45.5-54.4
Palmetto 846 382 42.5 38.5-46.7 464 57.5 53.3-61.5
Pee Dee 744 359 47.0 42.3-51.7 385 53.0 48.3-57.7
Trident 1,039 504 45.9 41.9-49.9 535 54.1 50.1-58.1
Upper Savannah 582 259 42.8 37.5-48.3 323 57.2 51.7-62.5
Waccamaw 949 554 57.8 53.8-61.8 395 42.2 38.2-46.2
Wateree 481 236 50.0 44.3-55.8 245 50.0 44.2-55.7
Region***
Region I 1,289 614 44.4 40.8-48.0 675 55.6 52.0-59.2
Region II 1,153 552 45.3 41.7-48.9 601 54.7 51.1-58.3
Region III 1,227 580 45.0 41.7-48.5 647 55.0 51.5-58.3
Region IV 1,225 595 48.2 44.6-51.9 630 51.8 48.1-55.4
Region V 1,067 482 44.5 40.6-48.4 585 55.5 51.6-59.4
Region VI 949 554 57.8 53.8-61.8 395 42.2 38.2-46.2
Region VII 1,039 504 45.9 41.9-49.9 535 54.1 50.1-58.1
Region VIII 932 475 50.0 45.6-54.5 457 50.0 45.5-54.4

#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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