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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,701 7,566 86.2 85.1-87.2 362 4.6 4.0- 5.3 773 9.2 8.4-10.1
GENDER
Male 3,338 2,790 82.4 80.5-84.2 183 6.2 5.1- 7.6 365 11.3 9.9-13.0
Female 5,363 4,776 89.6 88.5-90.7 179 3.1 2.5- 3.7 408 7.3 6.4- 8.3
RACE
White 6,649 5,955 89.8 88.7-90.7 225 3.5 2.9- 4.2 469 6.7 5.9- 7.6
African American 1,743 1,376 78.7 75.9-81.3 111 7.0 5.5- 8.9 256 14.3 12.1-16.7
Other 234 181 74.2 65.2-81.5 19 6.9 3.4-13.4 34 18.9 12.5-27.5
HISPANIC
Yes 173 133 71.2 60.8-79.8 16 9.1 4.6-17.1 24 19.7 12.4-29.8
No 8,361 7,340 87.1 86.0-88.1 328 4.3 3.7- 5.1 693 8.6 7.7- 9.5
AGE
18-24 316 247 77.3 71.2-82.5 30 10.1 6.7-14.9 39 12.6 8.7-17.8
25-34 912 820 88.0 85.0-90.5 33 3.8 2.5- 5.6 59 8.2 6.1-10.9
35-44 1,392 1,277 89.4 87.0-91.5 43 3.6 2.5- 5.2 72 7.0 5.3- 9.1
45-54 1,747 1,585 90.5 88.5-92.1 63 3.5 2.5- 5.0 99 6.0 4.8- 7.5
55-64 1,827 1,662 89.9 88.0-91.5 46 3.0 2.1- 4.3 119 7.1 5.8- 8.7
65+ 2,431 1,911 77.8 75.6-79.9 144 6.0 4.9- 7.3 376 16.2 14.3-18.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,262 882 71.3 67.7-74.7 118 9.7 7.5-12.4 262 19.0 16.3-22.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,649 2,246 83.4 81.2-85.4 134 5.9 4.6- 7.4 269 10.7 9.2-12.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,149 1,945 88.9 86.6-90.9 64 3.3 2.3- 4.6 140 7.8 6.1- 9.9
College Graduate 2,613 2,476 94.0 92.5-95.3 45 1.9 1.3- 2.8 92 4.1 3.0- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,044 816 75.1 70.7-79.0 71 8.5 6.0-11.9 157 16.4 13.2-20.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,303 1,076 81.9 78.6-84.8 77 6.7 4.8- 9.3 150 11.4 9.2-14.1
$25,000- $34,999 979 839 81.7 77.4-85.4 43 4.6 3.0- 7.1 97 13.6 10.3-17.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,217 1,108 89.7 86.8-92.0 39 3.4 2.3- 4.9 70 7.0 5.0- 9.7
$50,000+ 2,934 2,774 93.7 92.4-94.8 57 2.2 1.5- 3.0 103 4.1 3.3- 5.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 697 611 89.0 86.0-91.5 29 3.7 2.4- 5.8 57 7.2 5.3- 9.8
Appalachia II 637 576 90.0 86.7-92.6 19 3.0 1.6- 5.4 42 7.0 5.0- 9.9
Appalachia III 479 428 88.6 84.2-91.9 16 3.5 2.0- 6.2 35 7.9 5.1-11.9
Catawba 371 319 84.0 78.6-88.2 15 5.2 2.9- 9.3 37 10.8 7.4-15.5
Edisto Savannah 1,030 887 84.9 81.8-87.7 46 4.6 3.2- 6.5 97 10.4 8.1-13.3
Low Country 907 794 84.1 80.0-87.5 37 5.3 3.6- 7.7 76 10.6 7.7-14.5
Palmetto 825 726 86.8 83.3-89.7 32 5.2 3.3- 8.0 67 8.0 5.8-10.9
Pee Dee 711 616 84.7 80.2-88.3 25 3.5 2.1- 5.8 70 11.8 8.5-16.1
Trident 999 897 88.5 85.2-91.1 35 4.3 2.7- 6.9 67 7.2 5.2- 9.9
Upper Savannah 571 474 81.3 76.4-85.3 31 6.2 4.1- 9.2 66 12.5 9.1-17.1
Waccamaw 918 796 86.6 83.3-89.3 42 4.7 3.2- 7.0 80 8.7 6.5-11.5
Wateree 460 382 79.3 73.3-84.3 30 8.3 5.3-12.8 48 12.5 8.5-18.0
Region***
Region I 1,268 1,085 85.5 82.8-87.9 60 4.8 3.6- 6.5 123 9.6 7.6-12.0
Region II 1,116 1,004 89.4 86.8-91.5 35 3.2 2.1- 4.9 77 7.4 5.6- 9.7
Region III 1,196 1,045 85.9 83.0-88.4 47 5.2 3.6- 7.3 104 8.9 7.0-11.2
Region IV 1,171 998 82.5 79.0-85.6 55 5.4 3.8- 7.6 118 12.1 9.4-15.3
Region V 1,030 887 84.9 81.8-87.7 46 4.6 3.2- 6.5 97 10.4 8.1-13.3
Region VI 918 796 86.6 83.3-89.3 42 4.7 3.2- 7.0 80 8.7 6.5-11.5
Region VII 999 897 88.5 85.2-91.1 35 4.3 2.7- 6.9 67 7.2 5.2- 9.9
Region VIII 907 794 84.1 80.0-87.5 37 5.3 3.6- 7.7 76 10.6 7.7-14.5

#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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