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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Health Status

Risk Factor for Fair and Poor health.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Good/Better Health Fair/Poor Health
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,338 8,255 83.7 82.7-84.6 2,083 16.3 15.4-17.3
GENDER
Male 3,894 3,139 84.7 83.1-86.1 755 15.3 13.9-16.9
Female 6,444 5,116 82.7 81.6-83.9 1,328 17.3 16.1-18.4
RACE
White 7,615 6,270 85.4 84.3-86.4 1,345 14.6 13.6-15.7
African American 2,023 1,482 80.9 78.7-83.0 541 19.1 17.0-21.3
Other 479 371 82.0 76.3-86.5 108 18.0 13.5-23.7
HISPANIC
Yes 162 140 85.9 74.4-92.7 22 14.1 7.3-25.6
No 10,002 8,019 83.9 83.0-84.8 1,983 16.1 15.2-17.0
AGE
18-24 355 335 93.0 88.2-95.9 20 7.0 4.1-11.8
25-34 931 846 91.7 89.1-93.7 85 8.3 6.3-10.9
35-44 1,567 1,417 90.9 88.9-92.5 150 9.1 7.5-11.1
45-54 2,171 1,779 82.0 79.9-84.0 392 18.0 16.0-20.1
55-64 2,266 1,696 73.9 71.6-76.2 570 26.1 23.8-28.4
65+ 3,048 2,182 71.0 68.9-73.0 866 29.0 27.0-31.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,325 705 62.6 58.8-66.4 620 37.4 33.6-41.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,113 2,394 81.4 79.5-83.1 719 18.6 16.9-20.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,591 2,161 85.9 83.8-87.7 430 14.1 12.3-16.2
College Graduate 3,278 2,973 92.9 91.7-93.9 305 7.1 6.1- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,011 513 54.9 50.4-59.3 498 45.1 40.7-49.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,470 1,004 73.8 70.3-76.9 466 26.2 23.1-29.7
$25,000- $34,999 1,155 919 80.0 76.5-83.2 236 20.0 16.8-23.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,479 1,276 89.1 86.8-91.0 203 10.9 9.0-13.2
$50,000+ 3,748 3,486 93.9 92.9-94.8 262 6.1 5.2- 7.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 746 580 83.8 80.8-86.5 166 16.2 13.5-19.2
Appalachia II 706 568 84.6 81.1-87.6 138 15.4 12.4-18.9
Appalachia III 520 387 79.6 74.8-83.6 133 20.4 16.4-25.2
Catawba 422 334 83.2 78.8-86.8 88 16.8 13.2-21.2
Edisto Savannah 1,296 1,006 81.6 78.9-84.0 290 18.4 16.0-21.1
Low Country 1,221 1,017 86.7 84.3-88.8 204 13.3 11.2-15.7
Palmetto 857 706 85.0 81.8-87.8 151 15.0 12.2-18.2
Pee Dee 798 596 78.5 75.0-81.6 202 21.5 18.4-25.0
Trident 1,248 1,078 89.2 87.1-90.9 170 10.8 9.1-12.9
Upper Savannah 617 470 81.5 77.8-84.7 147 18.5 15.3-22.2
Waccamaw 1,268 1,028 83.8 81.2-86.1 240 16.2 13.9-18.8
Wateree 503 382 81.7 77.3-85.5 121 18.3 14.5-22.7
Region***
Region I 1,363 1,050 82.8 80.5-84.9 313 17.2 15.1-19.5
Region II 1,226 955 82.4 79.6-84.9 271 17.6 15.1-20.4
Region III 1,279 1,040 84.4 81.9-86.7 239 15.6 13.3-18.1
Region IV 1,301 978 79.8 77.1-82.3 323 20.2 17.7-22.9
Region V 1,296 1,006 81.6 78.9-84.0 290 18.4 16.0-21.1
Region VI 1,268 1,028 83.8 81.2-86.1 240 16.2 13.9-18.8
Region VII 1,248 1,078 89.2 87.1-90.9 170 10.8 9.1-12.9
Region VIII 1,221 1,017 86.7 84.3-88.8 204 13.3 11.2-15.7

*Data in this table was derived from the Health Status questions.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. 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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