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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Womens Health

Have you had a hysterectomy?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,331 2,456 28.6 27.0-30.3 3,875 71.4 69.7-73.0
GENDER
Female 6,331 2,456 28.6 27.0-30.3 3,875 71.4 69.7-73.0
RACE
White 4,044 1,595 29.8 27.8-31.8 2,449 70.2 68.2-72.2
African American 1,803 663 25.9 22.8-29.3 1,140 74.1 70.7-77.2
Other 276 92 23.1 16.9-30.7 184 76.9 69.3-83.1
HISPANIC
Yes 109 27 16.7 9.6-27.5 82 83.3 72.5-90.4
No 6,047 2,336 28.7 27.0-30.4 3,711 71.3 69.6-73.0
AGE
18-24 152 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 151 99.0 93.3-99.9
25-34 514 16 2.4 1.4- 4.2 498 97.6 95.8-98.6
35-44 835 124 15.5 12.2-19.6 711 84.5 80.4-87.8
45-54 1,284 463 33.8 30.1-37.8 821 66.2 62.2-69.9
55-64 1,452 707 46.5 42.9-50.3 745 53.5 49.7-57.1
65+ 2,094 1,145 57.2 54.1-60.2 949 42.8 39.8-45.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 866 431 41.9 36.6-47.3 435 58.1 52.7-63.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,176 937 34.5 31.4-37.7 1,239 65.5 62.3-68.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,625 593 25.0 22.2-28.0 1,032 75.0 72.0-77.8
College Graduate 1,652 494 20.8 18.3-23.6 1,158 79.2 76.4-81.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 887 389 34.2 29.4-39.4 498 65.8 60.6-70.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,086 452 28.8 24.7-33.2 634 71.2 66.8-75.3
$25,000- $34,999 711 292 32.3 27.6-37.5 419 67.7 62.5-72.4
$35,000- $49,999 757 285 28.7 24.0-34.0 472 71.3 66.0-76.0
$50,000+ 1,759 539 22.1 19.6-24.8 1,220 77.9 75.2-80.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 227 97 31.1 24.4-38.6 130 68.9 61.4-75.6
Appalachia II 433 179 32.1 26.5-38.3 254 67.9 61.7-73.5
Appalachia III 343 150 30.7 23.6-38.9 193 69.3 61.1-76.4
Catawba 166 48 21.9 16.2-29.0 118 78.1 71.0-83.8
Edisto Savannah 793 326 32.4 28.5-36.6 467 67.6 63.4-71.5
Low Country 753 254 26.3 22.5-30.5 499 73.7 69.5-77.5
Palmetto 661 229 24.6 20.3-29.6 432 75.4 70.4-79.7
Pee Dee 453 207 39.0 33.2-45.2 246 61.0 54.8-66.8
Trident 732 241 21.7 18.3-25.6 491 78.3 74.4-81.7
Upper Savannah 556 263 40.2 33.5-47.4 293 59.8 52.6-66.5
Waccamaw 780 299 27.1 23.5-31.0 481 72.9 69.0-76.5
Wateree 364 135 26.9 21.7-32.7 229 73.1 67.3-78.3
Region***
Region I 783 360 35.6 30.7-40.8 423 64.4 59.2-69.3
Region II 776 329 31.6 27.1-36.5 447 68.4 63.5-72.9
Region III 827 277 23.7 20.1-27.7 550 76.3 72.3-79.9
Region IV 817 342 34.3 30.1-38.8 475 65.7 61.2-69.9
Region V 793 326 32.4 28.5-36.6 467 67.6 63.4-71.5
Region VI 780 299 27.1 23.5-31.0 481 72.9 69.0-76.5
Region VII 732 241 21.7 18.3-25.6 491 78.3 74.4-81.7
Region VIII 753 254 26.3 22.5-30.5 499 73.7 69.5-77.5

*A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the uterus or womb

#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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