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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 10,350 9,092 83.6 82.3-84.7 1,258 16.4 15.3-17.7
GENDER
Male 3,900 3,407 81.4 79.2-83.4 493 18.6 16.6-20.8
Female 6,450 5,685 85.6 84.3-86.9 765 14.4 13.1-15.7
RACE
White 7,620 6,930 88.3 87.0-89.4 690 11.7 10.6-13.0
African American 2,026 1,587 74.8 71.6-77.7 439 25.2 22.3-28.4
Other 485 391 72.3 65.2-78.4 94 27.7 21.6-34.8
HISPANIC
Yes 163 129 64.4 51.9-75.2 34 35.6 24.8-48.1
No 10,015 8,816 84.2 82.9-85.3 1,199 15.8 14.7-17.1
AGE
18-24 351 246 66.2 59.4-72.4 105 33.8 27.6-40.6
25-34 932 737 75.1 71.2-78.7 195 24.9 21.3-28.8
35-44 1,567 1,332 85.8 83.4-87.9 235 14.2 12.1-16.6
45-54 2,175 1,834 84.9 83.0-86.7 341 15.1 13.3-17.0
55-64 2,261 1,939 85.2 83.2-87.0 322 14.8 13.0-16.8
65+ 3,064 3,004 97.6 96.8-98.3 60 2.4 1.7- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,329 1,034 68.7 64.1-72.8 295 31.3 27.2-35.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,115 2,590 76.7 74.1-79.1 525 23.3 20.9-25.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,593 2,307 86.6 84.3-88.6 286 13.4 11.4-15.7
College Graduate 3,283 3,135 94.4 93.0-95.5 148 5.6 4.5- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,016 753 65.3 60.3-69.9 263 34.7 30.1-39.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,475 1,149 69.7 65.5-73.6 326 30.3 26.4-34.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,158 980 77.7 73.7-81.3 178 22.3 18.7-26.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,477 1,337 85.8 82.5-88.6 140 14.2 11.4-17.5
$50,000+ 3,753 3,597 95.3 94.2-96.2 156 4.7 3.8- 5.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 748 654 83.8 78.9-87.7 94 16.2 12.3-21.1
Appalachia II 704 624 81.6 76.5-85.8 80 18.4 14.2-23.5
Appalachia III 524 469 85.1 79.6-89.3 55 14.9 10.7-20.4
Catawba 423 374 84.1 78.1-88.7 49 15.9 11.3-21.9
Edisto Savannah 1,292 1,124 82.5 79.2-85.5 168 17.5 14.5-20.8
Low Country 1,224 1,105 84.1 80.0-87.5 119 15.9 12.5-20.0
Palmetto 856 769 86.6 82.7-89.8 87 13.4 10.2-17.3
Pee Dee 798 672 80.8 76.8-84.2 126 19.2 15.8-23.2
Trident 1,246 1,119 88.1 85.3-90.4 127 11.9 9.6-14.7
Upper Savannah 621 529 79.9 74.9-84.2 92 20.1 15.8-25.1
Waccamaw 1,270 1,107 80.5 76.9-83.7 163 19.5 16.3-23.1
Wateree 507 431 79.0 72.9-84.0 76 21.0 16.0-27.1
Region***
Region I 1,369 1,183 82.0 78.6-85.0 186 18.0 15.0-21.4
Region II 1,228 1,093 83.1 79.5-86.2 135 16.9 13.8-20.5
Region III 1,279 1,143 85.8 82.6-88.5 136 14.2 11.5-17.4
Region IV 1,305 1,103 80.1 76.8-83.0 202 19.9 17.0-23.2
Region V 1,292 1,124 82.5 79.2-85.5 168 17.5 14.5-20.8
Region VI 1,270 1,107 80.5 76.9-83.7 163 19.5 16.3-23.1
Region VII 1,246 1,119 88.1 85.3-90.4 127 11.9 9.6-14.7
Region VIII 1,224 1,105 84.1 80.0-87.5 119 15.9 12.5-20.0

#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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