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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 9,960 1,810 18.2 17.1-19.3 8,150 81.8 80.7-82.9
GENDER
Male 3,749 605 16.9 15.1-18.8 3,144 83.1 81.2-84.9
Female 6,211 1,205 19.4 18.1-20.8 5,006 80.6 79.2-81.9
RACE
White 7,366 1,416 19.2 18.0-20.6 5,950 80.8 79.4-82.0
African American 1,923 269 15.1 13.0-17.6 1,654 84.9 82.4-87.0
Other 465 94 19.1 14.4-24.8 371 80.9 75.2-85.6
HISPANIC
Yes 155 29 16.7 9.5-27.6 126 83.3 72.4-90.5
No 9,645 1,757 18.2 17.1-19.4 7,888 81.8 80.6-82.9
AGE
18-24 335 55 15.6 11.3-21.2 280 84.4 78.8-88.7
25-34 882 177 19.3 16.2-22.9 705 80.7 77.1-83.8
35-44 1,493 306 20.9 18.4-23.6 1,187 79.1 76.4-81.6
45-54 2,076 410 19.5 17.5-21.7 1,666 80.5 78.3-82.5
55-64 2,194 388 16.1 14.3-18.1 1,806 83.9 81.9-85.7
65+ 2,980 474 15.7 14.2-17.5 2,506 84.3 82.5-85.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,255 254 23.7 19.8-28.0 1,001 76.3 72.0-80.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,984 544 16.9 15.1-18.7 2,440 83.1 81.3-84.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,514 494 19.1 17.0-21.4 2,020 80.9 78.6-83.0
College Graduate 3,182 514 16.7 14.9-18.6 2,668 83.3 81.4-85.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 970 233 22.3 19.0-25.9 737 77.7 74.1-81.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,414 263 18.4 15.5-21.6 1,151 81.6 78.4-84.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,111 231 20.7 17.6-24.3 880 79.3 75.7-82.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,431 241 16.9 14.1-20.2 1,190 83.1 79.8-85.9
$50,000+ 3,656 617 17.3 15.7-19.1 3,039 82.7 80.9-84.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 721 146 20.4 16.7-24.7 575 79.6 75.3-83.3
Appalachia II 681 135 19.6 15.9-24.0 546 80.4 76.0-84.1
Appalachia III 505 93 18.8 14.5-24.0 412 81.2 76.0-85.5
Catawba 410 74 17.5 13.5-22.4 336 82.5 77.6-86.5
Edisto Savannah 1,237 230 18.6 16.0-21.5 1,007 81.4 78.5-84.0
Low Country 1,180 211 17.1 14.0-20.7 969 82.9 79.3-86.0
Palmetto 827 152 18.6 15.4-22.2 675 81.4 77.8-84.6
Pee Dee 776 147 18.3 15.1-21.9 629 81.7 78.1-84.9
Trident 1,208 222 18.0 15.3-20.9 986 82.0 79.1-84.7
Upper Savannah 599 102 15.2 12.0-19.0 497 84.8 81.0-88.0
Waccamaw 1,212 209 19.0 16.0-22.4 1,003 81.0 77.6-84.0
Wateree 488 74 15.5 11.7-20.1 414 84.5 79.9-88.3
Region***
Region I 1,320 248 18.1 15.5-20.9 1,072 81.9 79.1-84.5
Region II 1,186 228 19.3 16.4-22.5 958 80.7 77.5-83.6
Region III 1,237 226 18.2 15.7-21.1 1,011 81.8 78.9-84.3
Region IV 1,264 221 17.1 14.6-20.0 1,043 82.9 80.0-85.4
Region V 1,237 230 18.6 16.0-21.5 1,007 81.4 78.5-84.0
Region VI 1,212 209 19.0 16.0-22.4 1,003 81.0 77.6-84.0
Region VII 1,208 222 18.0 15.3-20.9 986 82.0 79.1-84.7
Region VIII 1,180 211 17.1 14.0-20.7 969 82.9 79.3-86.0

#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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