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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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High Risk Health Care Worker

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,000 1,040 9.6 8.7-10.6 8,960 90.4 89.4-91.3
GENDER
Male 3,634 193 5.1 4.1- 6.4 3,441 94.9 93.6-95.9
Female 6,366 847 13.7 12.3-15.2 5,519 86.3 84.8-87.7
RACE
White 6,589 665 9.5 8.5-10.7 5,924 90.5 89.3-91.5
African American 2,629 291 9.9 8.0-12.1 2,338 90.1 87.9-92.0
Other 478 54 9.3 5.5-15.1 424 90.7 84.9-94.5
HISPANIC
Yes 177 25 14.6 6.8-28.7 152 85.4 71.3-93.2
No 9,570 993 9.4 8.6-10.4 8,577 90.6 89.6-91.4
AGE
18-24 312 32 7.0 3.9-12.3 280 93.0 87.7-96.1
25-34 838 124 11.4 8.8-14.7 714 88.6 85.3-91.2
35-44 1,361 167 9.7 7.8-11.9 1,194 90.3 88.1-92.2
45-54 1,993 262 12.5 10.5-14.7 1,731 87.5 85.3-89.5
55-64 2,242 232 8.8 7.4-10.4 2,010 91.2 89.6-92.6
65+ 3,254 223 6.5 5.5- 7.7 3,031 93.5 92.3-94.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,348 52 3.5 2.0- 6.0 1,296 96.5 94.0-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,344 247 5.8 4.8- 7.1 3,097 94.2 92.9-95.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,436 309 11.6 9.6-13.9 2,127 88.4 86.1-90.4
College Graduate 2,854 432 14.2 12.3-16.4 2,422 85.8 83.6-87.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,206 76 4.9 3.6- 6.6 1,130 95.1 93.4-96.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,622 144 7.7 5.6-10.4 1,478 92.3 89.6-94.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,083 122 11.9 8.9-15.8 961 88.1 84.2-91.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,301 156 11.8 8.7-15.8 1,145 88.2 84.2-91.3
$50,000+ 3,248 438 11.9 10.4-13.6 2,810 88.1 86.4-89.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 418 39 10.5 6.3-17.0 379 89.5 83.0-93.7
Appalachia II 677 56 6.6 4.6- 9.5 621 93.4 90.5-95.4
Appalachia III 550 65 10.4 7.2-14.8 485 89.6 85.2-92.8
Catawba 256 17 5.7 3.4- 9.4 239 94.3 90.6-96.6
Edisto Savannah 1,223 119 8.6 6.8-10.8 1,104 91.4 89.2-93.2
Low Country 1,192 114 9.8 7.8-12.4 1,078 90.2 87.6-92.2
Palmetto 1,055 128 12.4 9.2-16.6 927 87.6 83.4-90.8
Pee Dee 669 71 8.2 6.1-11.0 598 91.8 89.0-93.9
Trident 1,171 150 12.5 10.1-15.5 1,021 87.5 84.5-89.9
Upper Savannah 915 100 10.2 7.4-13.9 815 89.8 86.1-92.6
Waccamaw 1,222 119 8.4 6.6-10.5 1,103 91.6 89.5-93.4
Wateree 545 55 8.7 6.0-12.5 490 91.3 87.5-94.0
Region***
Region I 1,333 139 10.4 7.6-14.0 1,194 89.6 86.0-92.4
Region II 1,227 121 8.2 6.3-10.6 1,106 91.8 89.4-93.7
Region III 1,311 145 10.2 7.8-13.2 1,166 89.8 86.8-92.2
Region IV 1,214 126 8.4 6.7-10.6 1,088 91.6 89.4-93.3
Region V 1,223 119 8.6 6.8-10.8 1,104 91.4 89.2-93.2
Region VI 1,222 119 8.4 6.6-10.5 1,103 91.6 89.5-93.4
Region VII 1,171 150 12.5 10.1-15.5 1,021 87.5 84.5-89.9
Region VIII 1,192 114 9.8 7.8-12.4 1,078 90.2 87.6-92.2

*Includes part-time and unpaid work of all health and non-health care professionals provided in a health care facility or home.

#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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