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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes, only one Yes, more than one No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,142 8,229 77.2 75.6-78.6 704 6.5 5.8- 7.3 1,209 16.3 14.9-17.8
GENDER
Male 3,684 2,739 70.6 67.9-73.1 315 7.6 6.4- 9.1 630 21.8 19.4-24.3
Female 6,458 5,490 83.2 81.5-84.7 389 5.5 4.7- 6.4 579 11.3 9.9-12.9
RACE
White 6,659 5,485 80.0 78.3-81.6 461 6.5 5.7- 7.5 713 13.4 12.0-15.0
African American 2,694 2,150 72.2 68.6-75.5 178 6.2 4.9- 7.8 366 21.6 18.5-25.2
Other 483 365 69.4 61.2-76.5 32 7.0 4.2-11.5 86 23.6 17.0-31.7
HISPANIC
Yes 176 129 68.6 54.7-79.8 8 4.6 1.6-12.2 39 26.8 16.2-41.0
No 9,714 7,910 77.4 75.8-78.9 666 6.5 5.8- 7.4 1,138 16.1 14.7-17.6
AGE
18-24 317 202 64.7 56.8-71.8 14 3.9 2.0- 7.6 101 31.4 24.6-39.1
25-34 858 599 68.8 64.1-73.1 57 6.4 4.6- 8.8 202 24.9 20.8-29.4
35-44 1,373 1,069 75.0 71.3-78.4 69 6.5 4.8- 8.9 235 18.4 15.4-21.9
45-54 2,029 1,647 81.9 79.3-84.2 126 6.7 5.2- 8.6 256 11.4 9.5-13.5
55-64 2,272 1,908 84.5 81.9-86.8 151 5.8 4.5- 7.3 213 9.7 7.8-12.1
65+ 3,293 2,804 84.6 82.6-86.4 287 8.7 7.4-10.3 202 6.7 5.4- 8.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,369 1,030 67.5 62.3-72.2 132 7.4 5.8- 9.5 207 25.1 20.4-30.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,410 2,713 72.2 69.2-75.0 212 6.2 5.0- 7.7 485 21.6 18.9-24.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,452 2,003 78.9 75.8-81.7 178 7.3 5.8- 9.2 271 13.8 11.4-16.7
College Graduate 2,890 2,468 84.7 82.4-86.7 180 5.9 4.7- 7.4 242 9.4 7.8-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,221 930 68.7 63.7-73.4 89 7.2 5.1-10.0 202 24.1 19.7-29.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,662 1,279 66.5 61.6-71.1 122 5.6 4.3- 7.3 261 27.9 23.3-32.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,093 882 72.9 67.1-77.9 78 9.0 6.2-12.8 133 18.2 13.6-23.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,310 1,087 76.6 72.0-80.6 88 7.3 5.3-10.0 135 16.1 12.5-20.4
$50,000+ 3,283 2,795 84.0 82.0-85.9 193 5.8 4.7- 7.1 295 10.2 8.6-11.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 421 351 78.2 72.1-83.3 24 5.6 3.5- 8.8 46 16.2 11.6-22.3
Appalachia II 686 570 82.1 77.5-85.9 41 5.8 3.7- 9.1 75 12.1 9.0-16.1
Appalachia III 558 456 77.0 70.3-82.6 31 4.4 2.5- 7.4 71 18.7 13.4-25.3
Catawba 260 194 72.0 64.7-78.2 29 11.2 7.5-16.4 37 16.8 11.8-23.4
Edisto Savannah 1,242 1,027 78.5 74.4-82.1 91 6.8 5.1- 9.1 124 14.7 11.5-18.6
Low Country 1,216 957 71.8 67.4-75.8 96 9.1 6.8-12.2 163 19.1 15.5-23.2
Palmetto 1,068 859 78.2 72.7-82.8 70 5.4 3.7- 7.7 139 16.4 12.1-21.9
Pee Dee 672 561 77.9 72.6-82.5 42 6.7 4.4-10.0 69 15.4 11.3-20.5
Trident 1,188 969 78.4 73.8-82.3 79 5.6 3.9- 7.9 140 16.1 12.4-20.5
Upper Savannah 922 771 81.3 75.6-86.0 54 4.8 2.9- 7.7 97 13.9 9.7-19.6
Waccamaw 1,242 997 73.3 68.8-77.4 91 6.3 4.5- 8.6 154 20.4 16.5-24.9
Wateree 554 440 69.3 61.9-75.8 42 11.5 7.7-16.7 72 19.2 13.4-26.8
Region***
Region I 1,343 1,122 79.7 75.5-83.2 78 5.2 3.7- 7.3 143 15.1 11.8-19.2
Region II 1,244 1,026 80.0 76.2-83.3 72 5.2 3.7- 7.4 146 14.8 11.8-18.3
Region III 1,328 1,053 76.1 71.9-79.9 99 7.3 5.5- 9.5 176 16.6 13.1-20.7
Region IV 1,226 1,001 74.6 70.2-78.5 84 8.6 6.4-11.3 141 16.9 13.4-21.0
Region V 1,242 1,027 78.5 74.4-82.1 91 6.8 5.1- 9.1 124 14.7 11.5-18.6
Region VI 1,242 997 73.3 68.8-77.4 91 6.3 4.5- 8.6 154 20.4 16.5-24.9
Region VII 1,188 969 78.4 73.8-82.3 79 5.6 3.9- 7.9 140 16.1 12.4-20.5
Region VIII 1,216 957 71.8 67.4-75.8 96 9.1 6.8-12.2 163 19.1 15.5-23.2

#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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