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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Have Have not
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,387 1,396 21.0 19.5-22.5 4,991 79.0 77.5-80.5
GENDER
Male 2,314 569 22.1 19.7-24.7 1,745 77.9 75.3-80.3
Female 4,073 827 20.0 18.2-21.9 3,246 80.0 78.1-81.8
RACE
White 4,429 949 20.7 19.0-22.5 3,480 79.3 77.5-81.0
African American 1,476 353 22.6 19.4-26.3 1,123 77.4 73.7-80.6
Other 245 53 21.5 13.9-31.7 192 78.5 68.3-86.1
HISPANIC
Yes 92 19 23.2 10.3-44.3 73 76.8 55.7-89.7
No 6,087 1,341 21.1 19.6-22.6 4,746 78.9 77.4-80.4
AGE
45-54 1,060 137 13.0 10.0-16.7 923 87.0 83.3-90.0
55-64 2,153 452 21.9 19.4-24.8 1,701 78.1 75.2-80.6
65+ 3,174 807 24.6 22.6-26.8 2,367 75.4 73.2-77.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,051 231 20.1 16.8-23.9 820 79.9 76.1-83.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,144 457 20.9 18.4-23.7 1,687 79.1 76.3-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,431 339 22.4 19.4-25.7 1,092 77.6 74.3-80.6
College Graduate 1,751 368 20.3 17.5-23.5 1,383 79.7 76.5-82.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 855 174 20.1 16.3-24.5 681 79.9 75.5-83.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,084 260 22.6 19.0-26.6 824 77.4 73.4-81.0
$25,000- $34,999 710 161 21.7 17.7-26.4 549 78.3 73.6-82.3
$35,000- $49,999 803 197 24.1 19.9-28.9 606 75.9 71.1-80.1
$50,000+ 1,831 376 19.7 17.1-22.7 1,455 80.3 77.3-82.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 280 52 16.9 12.5-22.4 228 83.1 77.6-87.5
Appalachia II 442 104 21.8 16.8-27.8 338 78.2 72.2-83.2
Appalachia III 354 44 11.6 7.9-16.7 310 88.4 83.3-92.1
Catawba 154 27 16.1 10.6-23.9 127 83.9 76.1-89.4
Edisto Savannah 802 163 17.7 14.9-21.0 639 82.3 79.0-85.1
Low Country 783 166 21.3 18.0-25.0 617 78.7 75.0-82.0
Palmetto 630 150 24.8 19.7-30.6 480 75.2 69.4-80.3
Pee Dee 419 81 21.5 16.6-27.3 338 78.5 72.7-83.4
Trident 706 162 22.3 18.4-26.7 544 77.7 73.3-81.6
Upper Savannah 599 190 30.6 25.3-36.5 409 69.4 63.5-74.7
Waccamaw 822 186 24.6 20.9-28.6 636 75.4 71.4-79.1
Wateree 340 63 21.0 15.9-27.3 277 79.0 72.7-84.1
Region***
Region I 879 242 22.8 19.3-26.8 637 77.2 73.2-80.7
Region II 796 148 17.9 14.3-22.0 648 82.1 78.0-85.7
Region III 784 177 21.6 17.7-26.2 607 78.4 73.8-82.3
Region IV 759 144 21.3 17.6-25.5 615 78.7 74.5-82.4
Region V 802 163 17.7 14.9-21.0 639 82.3 79.0-85.1
Region VI 822 186 24.6 20.9-28.6 636 75.4 71.4-79.1
Region VII 706 162 22.3 18.4-26.7 544 77.7 73.3-81.6
Region VIII 783 166 21.3 18.0-25.0 617 78.7 75.0-82.0

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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