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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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High Risk Health Care Worker

Do you provide direct patient care as part of your routine work? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,040 795 79.1 75.0-82.8 245 20.9 17.2-25.0
GENDER
Male 194 143 78.5 68.8-85.9 51 21.5 14.1-31.2
Female 846 652 79.3 74.7-83.4 194 20.7 16.6-25.3
RACE
White 665 513 82.9 78.9-86.3 152 17.1 13.7-21.1
African American 290 217 70.5 59.5-79.6 73 29.5 20.4-40.5
Other 55 43 78.6 55.4-91.5 12 21.4 8.5-44.6
HISPANIC
Yes 25 19 82.9 46.1-96.5 6 17.1 3.5-53.9
No 993 761 79.3 75.1-83.0 232 20.7 17.0-24.9
AGE
18-24 32 23 75.2 47.2-91.2 9 24.8 8.8-52.8
25-34 124 105 83.8 71.8-91.3 19 16.2 8.7-28.2
35-44 167 132 81.1 70.8-88.4 35 18.9 11.6-29.2
45-54 262 202 80.8 73.3-86.6 60 19.2 13.4-26.7
55-64 232 181 78.0 70.4-84.1 51 22.0 15.9-29.6
65+ 223 152 66.8 58.3-74.4 71 33.2 25.6-41.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 53 33 42.4 21.5-66.5 20 57.6 33.5-78.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 246 169 70.9 62.0-78.4 77 29.1 21.6-38.0
Some Post-H.S. 309 246 85.4 79.1-90.0 63 14.6 10.0-20.9
College Graduate 432 347 81.5 75.0-86.7 85 18.5 13.3-25.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 52 70.1 54.8-81.9 23 29.9 18.1-45.2
$15,000- $24,999 145 108 73.8 57.1-85.6 37 26.2 14.4-42.9
$25,000- $34,999 122 90 80.7 69.6-88.4 32 19.3 11.6-30.4
$35,000- $49,999 156 119 80.7 69.3-88.5 37 19.3 11.5-30.7
$50,000+ 439 355 82.3 76.1-87.1 84 17.7 12.9-23.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 39 30 77.2 53.9-90.8 9 22.8 9.2-46.1
Appalachia II 56 44 83.5 65.0-93.3 12 16.5 6.7-35.0
Appalachia III 65 51 74.9 52.8-88.8 14 25.1 11.2-47.2
Catawba 18 13 78.2 52.5-92.1 5 21.8 7.9-47.5
Edisto Savannah 119 88 75.5 65.0-83.7 31 24.5 16.3-35.0
Low Country 114 90 78.2 66.0-86.9 24 21.8 13.1-34.0
Palmetto 128 98 85.8 76.4-91.9 30 14.2 8.1-23.6
Pee Dee 71 56 78.4 64.2-88.0 15 21.6 12.0-35.8
Trident 149 110 79.0 68.1-86.9 39 21.0 13.1-31.9
Upper Savannah 101 72 63.5 45.2-78.5 29 36.5 21.5-54.8
Waccamaw 118 94 82.8 74.0-89.1 24 17.2 10.9-26.0
Wateree 55 44 75.2 52.3-89.4 11 24.8 10.6-47.7
Region***
Region I 140 102 71.0 55.7-82.6 38 29.0 17.4-44.3
Region II 121 95 79.0 64.8-88.5 26 21.0 11.5-35.2
Region III 146 111 84.3 75.4-90.4 35 15.7 9.6-24.6
Region IV 126 100 77.1 65.0-86.0 26 22.9 14.0-35.0
Region V 119 88 75.5 65.0-83.7 31 24.5 16.3-35.0
Region VI 118 94 82.8 74.0-89.1 24 17.2 10.9-26.0
Region VII 149 110 79.0 68.1-86.9 39 21.0 13.1-31.9
Region VIII 114 90 78.2 66.0-86.9 24 21.8 13.1-34.0

*Direct patient care is defined as any physical or hands-on contact with patients.

#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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