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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 10,343 5,042 46.9 45.5-48.3 5,301 53.1 51.7-54.5
GENDER
Male 3,900 2,313 55.3 52.9-57.6 1,587 44.7 42.4-47.1
Female 6,443 2,729 39.2 37.6-40.8 3,714 60.8 59.2-62.4
RACE
White 7,604 3,988 50.3 48.8-51.9 3,616 49.7 48.1-51.2
African American 2,032 721 37.1 34.0-40.3 1,311 62.9 59.7-66.0
Other 486 243 49.6 42.9-56.2 243 50.4 43.8-57.1
HISPANIC
Yes 163 67 47.1 36.2-58.3 96 52.9 41.7-63.8
No 10,008 4,907 46.9 45.5-48.3 5,101 53.1 51.7-54.5
AGE
18-24 355 126 35.6 29.5-42.2 229 64.4 57.8-70.5
25-34 929 405 45.8 41.7-50.0 524 54.2 50.0-58.3
35-44 1,562 607 40.4 37.3-43.6 955 59.6 56.4-62.7
45-54 2,173 1,078 49.6 47.0-52.2 1,095 50.4 47.8-53.0
55-64 2,264 1,227 56.2 53.6-58.7 1,037 43.8 41.3-46.4
65+ 3,060 1,599 50.9 48.7-53.1 1,461 49.1 46.9-51.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,334 734 57.9 53.7-62.0 600 42.1 38.0-46.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,117 1,577 52.3 49.7-55.0 1,540 47.7 45.0-50.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,590 1,349 48.6 45.8-51.4 1,241 51.4 48.6-54.2
College Graduate 3,272 1,369 35.5 33.3-37.8 1,903 64.5 62.2-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,017 532 51.4 46.7-56.0 485 48.6 44.0-53.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,470 759 54.0 49.9-58.0 711 46.0 42.0-50.1
$25,000- $34,999 1,157 597 49.5 45.3-53.7 560 50.5 46.3-54.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,474 720 48.0 44.2-51.8 754 52.0 48.2-55.8
$50,000+ 3,742 1,769 43.0 40.8-45.1 1,973 57.0 54.9-59.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 743 379 50.1 45.1-55.0 364 49.9 45.0-54.9
Appalachia II 698 335 48.0 43.2-52.9 363 52.0 47.1-56.8
Appalachia III 523 264 47.7 41.9-53.6 259 52.3 46.4-58.1
Catawba 422 210 49.6 43.6-55.6 212 50.4 44.4-56.4
Edisto Savannah 1,293 580 42.0 38.5-45.6 713 58.0 54.4-61.5
Low Country 1,223 623 45.4 41.3-49.5 600 54.6 50.5-58.7
Palmetto 858 380 43.4 39.2-47.8 478 56.6 52.2-60.8
Pee Dee 800 355 44.7 40.4-49.2 445 55.3 50.8-59.6
Trident 1,243 612 46.3 42.7-49.9 631 53.7 50.1-57.3
Upper Savannah 622 309 51.5 46.3-56.6 313 48.5 43.4-53.7
Waccamaw 1,270 703 53.5 49.7-57.3 567 46.5 42.7-50.3
Wateree 507 234 46.0 39.7-52.5 273 54.0 47.5-60.3
Region***
Region I 1,365 688 50.7 47.1-54.3 677 49.3 45.7-52.9
Region II 1,221 599 47.9 44.2-51.7 622 52.1 48.3-55.8
Region III 1,280 590 45.4 42.0-48.9 690 54.6 51.1-58.0
Region IV 1,307 589 45.2 41.6-49.0 718 54.8 51.0-58.4
Region V 1,293 580 42.0 38.5-45.6 713 58.0 54.4-61.5
Region VI 1,270 703 53.5 49.7-57.3 567 46.5 42.7-50.3
Region VII 1,243 612 46.3 42.7-49.9 631 53.7 50.1-57.3
Region VIII 1,223 623 45.4 41.3-49.5 600 54.6 50.5-58.7

#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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