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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane, a wheelchair,
a special bed or a special telephone? Include occasional use or use in certain circumstances.

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,283 1,055 7.8 7.1- 8.5 9,228 92.2 91.5-92.9
GENDER
Male 3,868 357 7.1 6.1- 8.3 3,511 92.9 91.7-93.9
Female 6,415 698 8.4 7.6- 9.2 5,717 91.6 90.8-92.4
RACE
White 7,575 690 6.8 6.1- 7.5 6,885 93.2 92.5-93.9
African American 2,009 256 9.1 7.7-10.7 1,753 90.9 89.3-92.3
Other 479 54 9.4 6.1-14.3 425 90.6 85.7-93.9
HISPANIC
Yes 161 7 1.6 0.6- 3.7 154 98.4 96.3-99.4
No 9,950 999 7.8 7.1- 8.5 8,951 92.2 91.5-92.9
AGE
18-24 350 4 1.6 0.4- 6.0 346 98.4 94.0-99.6
25-34 922 19 2.1 1.1- 3.9 903 97.9 96.1-98.9
35-44 1,549 58 4.2 3.0- 6.0 1,491 95.8 94.0-97.0
45-54 2,162 166 7.4 6.2- 8.9 1,996 92.6 91.1-93.8
55-64 2,248 281 13.2 11.4-15.2 1,967 86.8 84.8-88.6
65+ 3,052 527 17.4 15.7-19.2 2,525 82.6 80.8-84.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,321 277 16.0 13.7-18.6 1,044 84.0 81.4-86.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,094 318 7.4 6.4- 8.6 2,776 92.6 91.4-93.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,583 247 8.0 6.5- 9.9 2,336 92.0 90.1-93.5
College Graduate 3,257 205 4.4 3.7- 5.2 3,052 95.6 94.8-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,012 252 21.6 18.5-25.1 760 78.4 74.9-81.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,465 230 12.8 10.5-15.6 1,235 87.2 84.4-89.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,147 110 7.7 5.8-10.0 1,037 92.3 90.0-94.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,466 106 5.1 4.0- 6.6 1,360 94.9 93.4-96.0
$50,000+ 3,733 135 2.8 2.3- 3.5 3,598 97.2 96.5-97.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 742 73 6.2 4.7- 8.1 669 93.8 91.9-95.3
Appalachia II 700 63 6.5 4.9- 8.5 637 93.5 91.5-95.1
Appalachia III 521 69 10.4 7.4-14.4 452 89.6 85.6-92.6
Catawba 423 37 6.0 4.2- 8.5 386 94.0 91.5-95.8
Edisto Savannah 1,288 129 7.4 6.0- 9.1 1,159 92.6 90.9-94.0
Low Country 1,213 114 6.1 4.9- 7.6 1,099 93.9 92.4-95.1
Palmetto 848 88 9.4 7.1-12.3 760 90.6 87.7-92.9
Pee Dee 799 83 7.5 5.9- 9.5 716 92.5 90.5-94.1
Trident 1,239 114 7.1 5.7- 8.8 1,125 92.9 91.2-94.3
Upper Savannah 616 89 10.7 8.3-13.7 527 89.3 86.3-91.7
Waccamaw 1,263 113 5.9 4.7- 7.4 1,150 94.1 92.6-95.3
Wateree 503 63 8.0 5.9-10.7 440 92.0 89.3-94.1
Region***
Region I 1,358 162 8.2 6.8- 9.9 1,196 91.8 90.1-93.2
Region II 1,221 132 8.2 6.6-10.2 1,089 91.8 89.8-93.4
Region III 1,271 125 8.3 6.6-10.4 1,146 91.7 89.6-93.4
Region IV 1,302 146 7.7 6.4- 9.3 1,156 92.3 90.7-93.6
Region V 1,288 129 7.4 6.0- 9.1 1,159 92.6 90.9-94.0
Region VI 1,263 113 5.9 4.7- 7.4 1,150 94.1 92.6-95.3
Region VII 1,239 114 7.1 5.7- 8.8 1,125 92.9 91.2-94.3
Region VIII 1,213 114 6.1 4.9- 7.6 1,099 93.9 92.4-95.1

#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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