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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5 or more yrs ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,012 7,333 67.4 65.8-69.1 1,221 14.0 12.8-15.3 646 8.8 7.7-10.0 702 8.4 7.5- 9.4 110 1.4 1.0- 1.9
GENDER
Male 3,638 2,528 63.4 60.6-66.0 454 14.6 12.7-16.6 284 10.7 9.0-12.8 327 9.8 8.4-11.6 45 1.5 1.0- 2.3
Female 6,374 4,805 71.2 69.1-73.1 767 13.5 12.0-15.1 362 7.0 5.9- 8.3 375 7.0 6.0- 8.2 65 1.3 0.9- 2.1
RACE
White 6,567 4,644 65.9 63.9-67.8 854 14.1 12.7-15.5 455 9.0 7.8-10.3 533 9.5 8.3-10.8 81 1.6 1.1- 2.3
African American 2,673 2,134 75.2 71.8-78.3 290 12.7 10.4-15.3 134 6.5 4.8- 8.8 105 5.3 3.8- 7.3 10 0.3 0.1- 0.7
Other 480 320 56.0 47.6-64.0 59 19.2 13.1-27.3 37 13.2 7.7-21.7 49 8.3 5.6-12.2 15 3.4 1.6- 6.8
HISPANIC
Yes 175 115 53.5 40.1-66.4 24 21.4 11.5-36.2 11 10.4 3.2-29.2 20 11.8 6.6-20.3 5 2.9 1.0- 7.9
No 9,597 7,026 67.8 66.1-69.5 1,183 13.9 12.7-15.2 616 8.7 7.6- 9.9 671 8.2 7.3- 9.3 101 1.4 1.0- 1.9
AGE
18-24 311 183 57.7 49.6-65.5 56 15.3 10.6-21.6 44 16.2 11.0-23.2 25 10.4 6.3-16.6 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
25-34 848 524 62.0 57.2-66.6 119 14.3 11.3-18.1 81 10.2 7.4-13.9 109 11.3 8.9-14.4 15 2.2 1.1- 4.2
35-44 1,354 844 59.2 55.3-63.1 224 18.7 15.6-22.3 127 10.0 7.8-12.8 140 10.0 7.9-12.5 19 2.0 1.1- 3.8
45-54 2,014 1,368 65.6 62.4-68.8 301 16.6 14.2-19.3 148 8.3 6.6-10.4 171 8.0 6.4-10.0 26 1.4 0.7- 2.7
55-64 2,252 1,703 75.6 72.9-78.1 258 10.6 8.9-12.5 127 5.8 4.6- 7.4 141 6.9 5.5- 8.6 23 1.1 0.6- 1.8
65+ 3,233 2,711 82.4 80.3-84.3 263 8.2 7.0- 9.6 119 4.7 3.5- 6.3 116 3.9 3.0- 5.0 24 0.8 0.5- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,339 996 62.7 57.4-67.7 131 12.2 8.9-16.4 91 9.8 6.5-14.3 101 12.8 9.5-17.0 20 2.6 1.4- 4.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,353 2,437 67.2 64.3-70.0 401 13.2 11.4-15.2 205 9.0 7.2-11.2 274 9.9 8.2-11.9 36 0.7 0.5- 1.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,432 1,772 67.0 63.4-70.4 308 14.6 12.1-17.6 176 10.3 8.1-13.1 152 6.8 5.4- 8.7 24 1.2 0.7- 2.1
College Graduate 2,869 2,112 69.8 66.9-72.6 379 15.0 12.9-17.3 174 6.8 5.4- 8.5 174 6.5 5.2- 8.1 30 1.9 1.1- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,198 843 63.6 58.5-68.3 136 12.8 9.7-16.6 95 9.3 6.7-12.8 101 11.7 8.6-15.7 23 2.6 1.4- 5.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,634 1,184 60.7 55.9-65.4 202 14.4 11.4-17.9 114 12.4 8.9-17.2 122 11.7 8.8-15.4 12 0.8 0.3- 1.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,083 771 63.7 58.1-68.8 148 16.7 12.9-21.3 68 9.7 6.5-14.2 79 8.6 5.9-12.3 17 1.4 0.7- 2.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,299 962 69.9 65.2-74.1 150 14.5 11.1-18.7 71 7.3 5.1-10.3 100 6.7 5.1- 8.7 16 1.7 0.8- 3.5
$50,000+ 3,255 2,375 68.7 66.1-71.2 430 14.3 12.5-16.4 208 7.9 6.5- 9.6 212 7.7 6.4- 9.3 30 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 415 287 63.7 56.9-69.9 56 16.4 11.4-23.0 34 8.7 5.8-12.9 34 9.6 6.3-14.4 4 1.6 0.5- 5.1
Appalachia II 675 481 67.2 61.6-72.3 84 12.0 9.0-15.7 51 11.5 8.0-16.2 52 7.2 4.9-10.3 7 2.2 0.8- 5.8
Appalachia III 554 399 65.3 58.3-71.8 68 16.3 11.5-22.6 39 8.3 5.2-13.1 40 8.1 5.2-12.5 8 1.9 0.8- 4.7
Catawba 253 162 62.6 54.6-69.9 39 15.6 10.6-22.5 21 10.0 5.7-16.8 26 9.7 6.4-14.5 5 2.1 0.7- 6.0
Edisto Savannah 1,219 907 67.6 63.3-71.7 152 14.8 11.6-18.7 67 7.1 5.2- 9.7 81 9.4 6.9-12.6 12 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Low Country 1,203 857 66.4 62.0-70.5 161 12.9 10.5-15.7 89 10.2 7.3-14.0 83 9.0 6.5-12.4 13 1.6 0.6- 3.8
Palmetto 1,057 793 69.8 64.2-74.8 127 14.5 10.8-19.0 62 7.2 4.4-11.3 66 7.7 5.1-11.5 9 0.9 0.3- 2.8
Pee Dee 668 493 70.0 64.6-74.9 71 11.9 8.6-16.1 42 8.1 5.6-11.7 51 8.5 5.7-12.5 11 1.5 0.6- 3.5
Trident 1,178 884 71.4 67.0-75.5 130 12.1 9.5-15.2 79 8.6 6.1-11.9 70 7.0 4.8-10.0 15 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Upper Savannah 917 678 68.7 62.6-74.2 103 13.1 9.5-17.8 61 9.3 5.6-14.9 65 7.1 5.1- 9.8 10 1.9 0.8- 4.3
Waccamaw 1,215 895 62.4 57.7-66.8 152 16.5 13.1-20.6 64 8.2 5.7-11.6 92 11.9 8.9-15.8 12 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Wateree 550 407 66.3 59.2-72.7 74 16.0 12.0-21.1 31 9.2 4.6-17.6 34 7.3 4.8-11.0 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6
Region***
Region I 1,332 965 66.0 61.4-70.3 159 14.9 11.6-18.9 95 9.0 6.5-12.2 99 8.5 6.3-11.2 14 1.7 0.8- 3.5
Region II 1,229 880 66.4 62.1-70.5 152 13.8 11.0-17.1 90 10.2 7.6-13.4 92 7.6 5.7-10.0 15 2.0 1.0- 4.1
Region III 1,310 955 67.5 62.9-71.7 166 14.8 11.8-18.5 83 8.1 5.6-11.4 92 8.3 6.2-11.2 14 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Region IV 1,218 900 68.5 64.3-72.5 145 13.5 10.9-16.6 73 8.6 6.0-12.1 85 8.1 6.0-10.8 15 1.4 0.7- 2.7
Region V 1,219 907 67.6 63.3-71.7 152 14.8 11.6-18.7 67 7.1 5.2- 9.7 81 9.4 6.9-12.6 12 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Region VI 1,215 895 62.4 57.7-66.8 152 16.5 13.1-20.6 64 8.2 5.7-11.6 92 11.9 8.9-15.8 12 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Region VII 1,178 884 71.4 67.0-75.5 130 12.1 9.5-15.2 79 8.6 6.1-11.9 70 7.0 4.8-10.0 15 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Region VIII 1,203 857 66.4 62.0-70.5 161 12.9 10.5-15.7 89 10.2 7.3-14.0 83 9.0 6.5-12.4 13 1.6 0.6- 3.8

#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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