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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,806 259 13.4 11.1-16.0 1,547 86.6 84.0-88.9
GENDER
Male 603 71 12.8 8.8-18.3 532 87.2 81.7-91.2
Female 1,203 188 13.8 11.6-16.3 1,015 86.2 83.7-88.4
RACE
White 1,413 189 12.3 9.9-15.2 1,224 87.7 84.8-90.1
African American 268 50 15.3 10.8-21.3 218 84.7 78.7-89.2
Other 94 14 17.1 7.1-35.9 80 82.9 64.1-92.9
HISPANIC
Yes 29 5 31.5 8.7-68.8 24 68.5 31.2-91.3
No 1,753 249 12.8 10.7-15.3 1,504 87.2 84.7-89.3
AGE
18-24 55 6 12.6 3.8-34.4 49 87.4 65.6-96.2
25-34 177 18 10.0 4.8-19.7 159 90.0 80.3-95.2
35-44 305 36 12.0 8.2-17.2 269 88.0 82.8-91.8
45-54 410 54 14.9 11.1-19.8 356 85.1 80.2-88.9
55-64 387 49 13.2 9.5-18.1 338 86.8 81.9-90.5
65+ 472 96 18.6 14.6-23.3 376 81.4 76.7-85.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 52 20.5 12.2-32.5 202 79.5 67.5-87.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 543 78 13.6 10.2-18.1 465 86.4 81.9-89.8
Some Post-H.S. 492 63 10.3 7.5-13.9 429 89.7 86.1-92.5
College Graduate 513 65 11.7 8.6-15.7 448 88.3 84.3-91.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 233 45 16.1 11.2-22.4 188 83.9 77.6-88.8
$15,000- $24,999 262 45 15.6 10.3-23.1 217 84.4 76.9-89.7
$25,000- $34,999 231 37 14.3 9.6-20.8 194 85.7 79.2-90.4
$35,000- $49,999 241 39 18.3 10.4-30.1 202 81.7 69.9-89.6
$50,000+ 615 56 8.0 5.9-10.9 559 92.0 89.1-94.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 146 28 16.8 10.9-25.0 118 83.2 75.0-89.1
Appalachia II 135 26 17.6 10.0-29.3 109 82.4 70.7-90.0
Appalachia III 92 11 14.9 5.7-33.9 81 85.1 66.1-94.3
Catawba 74 8 8.7 4.2-17.1 66 91.3 82.9-95.8
Edisto Savannah 229 32 13.8 9.3-20.0 197 86.2 80.0-90.7
Low Country 211 32 13.6 9.0-20.1 179 86.4 79.9-91.0
Palmetto 152 17 10.2 5.8-17.2 135 89.8 82.8-94.2
Pee Dee 147 21 15.1 8.5-25.5 126 84.9 74.5-91.5
Trident 221 24 8.8 5.4-14.1 197 91.2 85.9-94.6
Upper Savannah 102 22 18.2 11.3-28.0 80 81.8 72.0-88.7
Waccamaw 208 24 12.3 7.3-19.8 184 87.7 80.2-92.7
Wateree 74 13 19.7 9.6-36.3 61 80.3 63.7-90.4
Region***
Region I 248 50 17.3 12.6-23.4 198 82.7 76.6-87.4
Region II 227 37 16.5 10.0-26.0 190 83.5 74.0-90.0
Region III 226 25 9.7 6.2-14.9 201 90.3 85.1-93.8
Region IV 221 34 16.8 10.7-25.2 187 83.2 74.8-89.3
Region V 229 32 13.8 9.3-20.0 197 86.2 80.0-90.7
Region VI 208 24 12.3 7.3-19.8 184 87.7 80.2-92.7
Region VII 221 24 8.8 5.4-14.1 197 91.2 85.9-94.6
Region VIII 211 32 13.6 9.0-20.1 179 86.4 79.9-91.0

#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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