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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Health Status

Would you say that in general your health is excellent, very good, good, fair or poor?

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  Total #
Respondents
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,338 1,849 19.6 18.4-20.8 3,174 32.6 31.3-34.0 3,232 31.5 30.2-32.8 1,347 10.9 10.1-11.7 736 5.4 4.9- 6.0
GENDER
Male 3,894 723 20.9 19.0-23.0 1,225 33.1 30.9-35.4 1,191 30.7 28.6-32.8 494 10.4 9.2-11.8 261 4.9 4.1- 5.9
Female 6,444 1,126 18.3 17.0-19.7 1,949 32.2 30.6-33.8 2,041 32.2 30.7-33.9 853 11.4 10.4-12.4 475 5.9 5.3- 6.6
RACE
White 7,615 1,498 21.4 20.1-22.8 2,556 35.7 34.2-37.3 2,216 28.3 26.9-29.7 851 9.5 8.7-10.4 494 5.1 4.5- 5.8
African American 2,023 240 15.9 13.4-18.9 445 25.1 22.3-28.1 797 39.9 36.8-43.0 386 13.7 12.0-15.7 155 5.4 4.3- 6.6
Other 479 90 17.0 12.7-22.4 135 32.9 26.9-39.5 146 32.1 26.1-38.7 69 12.5 8.6-17.8 39 5.5 3.3- 8.9
HISPANIC
Yes 162 44 21.2 14.3-30.1 43 29.1 20.3-39.7 53 35.6 25.6-47.0 18 13.2 6.5-24.8 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0
No 10,002 1,790 19.6 18.4-20.8 3,104 32.9 31.6-34.3 3,125 31.4 30.1-32.7 1,294 10.7 10.0-11.5 689 5.3 4.8- 5.9
AGE
18-24 355 85 22.5 17.4-28.4 132 36.2 30.1-42.8 118 34.3 28.3-40.8 20 7.0 4.1-11.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 931 245 27.3 23.7-31.2 342 36.6 32.7-40.6 259 27.8 24.3-31.6 73 6.7 5.0- 8.9 12 1.6 0.7- 3.5
35-44 1,567 352 22.2 19.7-25.0 581 37.0 34.0-40.1 484 31.6 28.6-34.7 115 7.0 5.6- 8.7 35 2.1 1.3- 3.5
45-54 2,171 424 18.0 16.1-19.9 710 33.4 31.0-36.0 645 30.6 28.3-33.1 258 11.6 10.0-13.5 134 6.3 5.1- 7.8
55-64 2,266 385 16.1 14.3-18.1 632 26.8 24.6-29.1 679 31.0 28.6-33.5 348 16.1 14.3-18.1 222 10.0 8.5-11.7
65+ 3,048 358 10.4 9.2-11.7 777 25.0 23.2-27.0 1,047 35.6 33.5-37.8 533 17.2 15.6-19.0 333 11.8 10.4-13.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,325 89 10.8 7.9-14.5 186 15.5 12.6-18.9 430 36.4 32.2-40.7 338 21.3 18.3-24.6 282 16.1 13.8-18.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,113 402 15.1 13.1-17.3 812 28.4 26.0-31.0 1,180 37.9 35.4-40.4 485 13.1 11.6-14.7 234 5.5 4.6- 6.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,591 453 19.5 17.3-21.9 891 35.8 33.1-38.5 817 30.6 28.2-33.2 283 9.5 8.0-11.1 147 4.6 3.5- 6.1
College Graduate 3,278 903 27.9 25.8-30.2 1,277 41.2 38.9-43.6 793 23.7 21.7-25.8 236 5.7 4.8- 6.8 69 1.5 1.1- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,011 72 11.9 8.0-17.3 138 13.4 10.6-16.7 303 29.7 25.7-33.9 266 25.3 21.7-29.2 232 19.8 16.9-23.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,470 156 12.5 9.8-15.9 295 21.6 18.4-25.2 553 39.6 35.7-43.7 313 17.0 14.5-19.8 153 9.3 7.2-11.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,155 142 13.6 11.0-16.8 333 29.4 25.6-33.4 444 37.0 33.1-41.1 165 14.5 11.8-17.7 71 5.4 3.8- 7.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,479 244 19.1 16.0-22.6 522 36.3 32.8-40.0 510 33.7 30.2-37.3 157 8.7 6.9-10.8 46 2.3 1.5- 3.4
$50,000+ 3,748 1,016 26.6 24.7-28.5 1,545 42.2 40.1-44.4 925 25.1 23.3-27.0 202 4.7 4.0- 5.7 60 1.4 1.0- 1.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 746 132 19.1 15.2-23.7 229 35.9 31.2-40.9 219 28.9 24.5-33.6 97 9.9 7.9-12.4 69 6.2 4.8- 8.2
Appalachia II 706 139 22.7 18.7-27.2 213 33.0 28.6-37.8 216 28.9 24.8-33.3 88 10.6 8.0-13.9 50 4.8 3.5- 6.5
Appalachia III 520 79 18.7 14.3-24.1 151 30.7 25.6-36.2 157 30.2 25.0-36.0 84 12.0 9.1-15.5 49 8.5 5.7-12.4
Catawba 422 69 18.7 14.1-24.4 131 32.2 26.8-38.0 134 32.3 26.9-38.1 58 12.2 9.0-16.3 30 4.6 3.2- 6.7
Edisto Savannah 1,296 195 15.8 13.5-18.5 372 29.2 26.0-32.7 439 36.5 33.0-40.2 205 13.7 11.6-16.1 85 4.7 3.6- 6.2
Low Country 1,221 310 27.9 24.1-31.9 410 32.4 28.9-36.2 297 26.4 22.6-30.6 135 9.3 7.5-11.5 69 4.0 3.0- 5.2
Palmetto 857 167 21.2 17.7-25.2 283 34.9 30.9-39.1 256 28.9 25.2-32.9 98 10.1 7.9-12.9 53 4.8 3.4- 6.9
Pee Dee 798 109 15.0 12.1-18.5 205 29.6 25.5-34.0 282 33.9 29.9-38.2 117 13.1 10.5-16.1 85 8.4 6.6-10.8
Trident 1,248 247 20.2 17.5-23.3 425 36.4 32.8-40.0 406 32.6 29.2-36.1 115 7.5 6.0- 9.3 55 3.3 2.5- 4.4
Upper Savannah 617 81 14.5 11.1-18.6 182 31.8 27.2-36.7 207 35.2 30.2-40.6 90 12.3 9.6-15.6 57 6.3 4.7- 8.3
Waccamaw 1,268 212 17.8 15.1-20.9 405 32.9 29.4-36.5 411 33.1 29.6-36.9 166 11.3 9.4-13.7 74 4.8 3.7- 6.4
Wateree 503 76 19.9 15.1-25.6 141 28.9 22.9-35.8 165 32.9 27.5-38.8 78 12.5 9.4-16.6 43 5.7 3.9- 8.2
Region***
Region I 1,363 213 17.0 14.3-20.1 411 34.0 30.7-37.5 426 31.7 28.4-35.3 187 11.0 9.3-13.0 126 6.2 5.1- 7.6
Region II 1,226 218 21.0 17.9-24.4 364 32.0 28.6-35.6 373 29.5 26.2-33.0 172 11.2 9.2-13.5 99 6.4 4.9- 8.3
Region III 1,279 236 20.4 17.6-23.6 414 34.0 30.8-37.4 390 30.0 26.9-33.2 156 10.8 8.9-13.0 83 4.8 3.6- 6.3
Region IV 1,301 185 17.0 14.3-20.0 346 29.3 25.8-33.1 447 33.5 30.2-37.0 195 12.9 10.8-15.2 128 7.3 6.0- 9.0
Region V 1,296 195 15.8 13.5-18.5 372 29.2 26.0-32.7 439 36.5 33.0-40.2 205 13.7 11.6-16.1 85 4.7 3.6- 6.2
Region VI 1,268 212 17.8 15.1-20.9 405 32.9 29.4-36.5 411 33.1 29.6-36.9 166 11.3 9.4-13.7 74 4.8 3.7- 6.4
Region VII 1,248 247 20.2 17.5-23.3 425 36.4 32.8-40.0 406 32.6 29.2-36.1 115 7.5 6.0- 9.3 55 3.3 2.5- 4.4
Region VIII 1,221 310 27.9 24.1-31.9 410 32.4 28.9-36.2 297 26.4 22.6-30.6 135 9.3 7.5-11.5 69 4.0 3.0- 5.2

#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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