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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 8,699 8,184 94.2 93.4-94.8 144 1.9 1.5- 2.3 371 4.0 3.4- 4.6
GENDER
Male 3,339 3,112 93.0 91.6-94.2 73 2.5 1.8- 3.5 154 4.5 3.6- 5.6
Female 5,360 5,072 95.2 94.5-95.9 71 1.3 0.9- 1.7 217 3.5 3.0- 4.2
RACE
White 6,650 6,349 96.0 95.3-96.5 95 1.5 1.1- 2.0 206 2.5 2.1- 3.0
African American 1,741 1,571 91.4 89.6-92.9 37 2.2 1.5- 3.4 133 6.4 5.1- 7.9
Other 234 204 84.1 75.6-90.0 10 5.0 2.3-10.4 20 11.0 6.0-19.2
HISPANIC
Yes 173 153 81.7 71.0-89.1 10 9.1 4.2-18.5 10 9.2 4.3-18.7
No 8,358 7,907 94.8 94.1-95.4 127 1.6 1.2- 2.0 324 3.6 3.1- 4.2
AGE
18-24 316 290 91.8 87.4-94.8 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1 19 5.9 3.4-10.0
25-34 912 879 95.3 93.0-96.9 15 2.2 1.2- 4.0 18 2.5 1.4- 4.3
35-44 1,392 1,356 96.7 95.1-97.8 16 1.1 0.7- 2.0 20 2.2 1.3- 3.7
45-54 1,746 1,691 96.1 94.5-97.3 15 1.5 0.7- 2.9 40 2.4 1.6- 3.5
55-64 1,827 1,749 95.5 94.0-96.6 26 1.3 0.9- 2.0 52 3.2 2.2- 4.6
65+ 2,430 2,147 88.1 86.4-89.6 64 2.9 2.2- 3.8 219 9.0 7.8-10.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,262 1,069 85.3 82.2-87.9 58 5.8 4.0- 8.4 135 8.9 7.1-11.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,649 2,485 93.5 92.0-94.7 41 1.7 1.2- 2.6 123 4.8 3.8- 6.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,147 2,080 96.6 95.0-97.6 17 0.7 0.4- 1.3 50 2.7 1.7- 4.3
College Graduate 2,613 2,534 97.3 96.3-98.0 26 1.0 0.6- 1.8 53 1.6 1.1- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,043 933 88.2 84.7-91.0 30 3.7 2.2- 6.4 80 8.1 5.9-11.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,304 1,197 92.2 89.9-94.0 30 2.4 1.5- 3.8 77 5.4 3.9- 7.5
$25,000- $34,999 977 917 91.8 88.3-94.3 13 1.5 0.6- 3.7 47 6.7 4.5- 9.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,217 1,181 97.4 96.2-98.2 10 0.8 0.4- 1.5 26 1.8 1.1- 2.9
$50,000+ 2,934 2,871 97.8 97.1-98.4 27 1.2 0.7- 1.9 36 1.0 0.7- 1.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 696 669 97.2 95.6-98.2 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9 24 2.5 1.6- 4.0
Appalachia II 637 607 95.1 92.3-97.0 12 2.2 1.0- 4.7 18 2.7 1.5- 4.8
Appalachia III 479 464 97.0 93.9-98.5 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 10 2.3 0.9- 5.4
Catawba 371 346 92.5 88.1-95.3 6 1.5 0.5- 4.0 19 6.1 3.5-10.3
Edisto Savannah 1,030 974 93.9 91.7-95.6 14 1.6 0.8- 3.0 42 4.5 3.1- 6.5
Low Country 907 847 90.1 86.1-93.0 14 2.0 1.1- 3.7 46 7.9 5.2-11.8
Palmetto 825 787 95.6 93.5-97.1 9 1.2 0.6- 2.5 29 3.2 2.0- 5.2
Pee Dee 711 659 92.4 89.4-94.6 18 3.2 1.8- 5.4 34 4.4 2.9- 6.8
Trident 998 944 95.0 92.7-96.5 19 2.3 1.2- 4.4 35 2.7 1.8- 4.2
Upper Savannah 571 520 93.1 90.5-95.1 11 1.7 0.8- 3.5 40 5.2 3.6- 7.5
Waccamaw 918 869 94.2 91.5-96.1 14 2.6 1.3- 5.4 35 3.1 2.1- 4.6
Wateree 460 425 90.8 85.5-94.3 12 1.7 0.9- 3.3 23 7.4 4.1-13.0
Region***
Region I 1,267 1,189 95.4 94.0-96.5 14 0.9 0.5- 1.8 64 3.7 2.8- 5.0
Region II 1,116 1,071 96.0 94.1-97.3 17 1.5 0.8- 2.9 28 2.5 1.5- 4.1
Region III 1,196 1,133 94.6 92.7-96.1 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3 48 4.1 2.9- 5.9
Region IV 1,171 1,084 91.8 89.1-93.8 30 2.6 1.7- 4.0 57 5.6 3.9- 8.1
Region V 1,030 974 93.9 91.7-95.6 14 1.6 0.8- 3.0 42 4.5 3.1- 6.5
Region VI 918 869 94.2 91.5-96.1 14 2.6 1.3- 5.4 35 3.1 2.1- 4.6
Region VII 998 944 95.0 92.7-96.5 19 2.3 1.2- 4.4 35 2.7 1.8- 4.2
Region VIII 907 847 90.1 86.1-93.0 14 2.0 1.1- 3.7 46 7.9 5.2-11.8

#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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