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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,164 504 3.2 2.8- 3.6 9,660 96.8 96.4-97.2
GENDER
Male 3,696 197 3.2 2.6- 4.0 3,499 96.8 96.0-97.4
Female 6,468 307 3.2 2.7- 3.7 6,161 96.8 96.3-97.3
RACE
White 6,651 296 2.8 2.3- 3.2 6,355 97.2 96.8-97.7
African American 2,709 150 3.6 2.7- 4.8 2,559 96.4 95.2-97.3
Other 485 30 3.6 2.2- 6.1 455 96.4 93.9-97.8
HISPANIC
Yes 178 10 3.2 1.5- 6.7 168 96.8 93.3-98.5
No 9,723 469 3.1 2.7- 3.5 9,254 96.9 96.5-97.3
AGE
18-24 321 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7 318 99.3 97.3-99.8
25-34 858 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5 853 99.4 98.5-99.8
35-44 1,380 13 0.7 0.3- 1.4 1,367 99.3 98.6-99.7
45-54 2,029 61 2.8 1.8- 4.2 1,968 97.2 95.8-98.2
55-64 2,277 126 5.6 4.3- 7.2 2,151 94.4 92.8-95.7
65+ 3,299 296 8.5 7.3- 9.9 3,003 91.5 90.1-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,385 156 8.1 6.3-10.5 1,229 91.9 89.5-93.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,417 171 3.4 2.7- 4.3 3,246 96.6 95.7-97.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,454 87 2.5 1.8- 3.3 2,367 97.5 96.7-98.2
College Graduate 2,886 88 1.7 1.3- 2.3 2,798 98.3 97.7-98.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,224 107 8.0 5.9-10.7 1,117 92.0 89.3-94.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,660 123 5.3 4.0- 7.1 1,537 94.7 92.9-96.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,093 47 2.6 1.7- 3.9 1,046 97.4 96.1-98.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,313 43 1.8 1.2- 2.7 1,270 98.2 97.3-98.8
$50,000+ 3,281 73 1.5 1.1- 2.1 3,208 98.5 97.9-98.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 420 20 3.2 1.9- 5.5 400 96.8 94.5-98.1
Appalachia II 683 41 3.7 2.3- 5.8 642 96.3 94.2-97.7
Appalachia III 561 27 2.9 1.6- 5.0 534 97.1 95.0-98.4
Catawba 262 12 2.6 1.4- 4.7 250 97.4 95.3-98.6
Edisto Savannah 1,243 62 3.1 2.3- 4.3 1,181 96.9 95.7-97.7
Low Country 1,213 46 2.6 1.8- 3.8 1,167 97.4 96.2-98.2
Palmetto 1,072 53 3.0 2.0- 4.6 1,019 97.0 95.4-98.0
Pee Dee 674 42 4.7 3.1- 7.1 632 95.3 92.9-96.9
Trident 1,193 56 2.5 1.7- 3.7 1,137 97.5 96.3-98.3
Upper Savannah 925 54 4.8 3.3- 6.9 871 95.2 93.1-96.7
Waccamaw 1,245 54 2.6 1.9- 3.7 1,191 97.4 96.3-98.1
Wateree 555 32 2.7 1.7- 4.2 523 97.3 95.8-98.3
Region***
Region I 1,345 74 4.0 2.9- 5.4 1,271 96.0 94.6-97.1
Region II 1,244 68 3.3 2.3- 4.8 1,176 96.7 95.2-97.7
Region III 1,334 65 2.9 2.0- 4.1 1,269 97.1 95.9-98.0
Region IV 1,229 74 3.9 2.8- 5.4 1,155 96.1 94.6-97.2
Region V 1,243 62 3.1 2.3- 4.3 1,181 96.9 95.7-97.7
Region VI 1,245 54 2.6 1.9- 3.7 1,191 97.4 96.3-98.1
Region VII 1,193 56 2.5 1.7- 3.7 1,137 97.5 96.3-98.3
Region VIII 1,213 46 2.6 1.8- 3.8 1,167 97.4 96.2-98.2

#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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