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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Womens Health

Have you ever had a clinical breast exam?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,369 5,757 90.9 89.5-92.1 612 9.1 7.9-10.5
GENDER
Female 6,369 5,757 90.9 89.5-92.1 612 9.1 7.9-10.5
RACE
White 4,067 3,792 93.8 92.3-95.0 275 6.2 5.0- 7.7
African American 1,822 1,586 88.6 86.2-90.7 236 11.4 9.3-13.8
Other 279 225 76.0 65.4-84.1 54 24.0 15.9-34.6
HISPANIC
Yes 109 88 84.7 73.6-91.6 21 15.3 8.4-26.4
No 6,091 5,543 91.5 90.1-92.7 548 8.5 7.3- 9.9
AGE
18-24 165 118 71.3 60.3-80.2 47 28.7 19.8-39.7
25-34 553 513 94.2 91.0-96.3 40 5.8 3.7- 9.0
35-44 847 790 93.1 89.2-95.7 57 6.9 4.3-10.8
45-54 1,287 1,196 94.1 91.8-95.7 91 5.9 4.3- 8.2
55-64 1,454 1,360 94.4 92.6-95.9 94 5.6 4.1- 7.4
65+ 2,063 1,780 86.0 83.3-88.3 283 14.0 11.7-16.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 854 671 77.9 72.1-82.8 183 22.1 17.2-27.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,191 1,916 87.3 84.7-89.6 275 12.7 10.4-15.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,636 1,553 93.8 90.9-95.8 83 6.2 4.2- 9.1
College Graduate 1,675 1,606 96.8 95.2-97.9 69 3.2 2.1- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 884 736 85.2 81.5-88.2 148 14.8 11.8-18.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,096 944 86.2 81.5-89.8 152 13.8 10.2-18.5
$25,000- $34,999 712 660 91.9 87.7-94.7 52 8.1 5.3-12.3
$35,000- $49,999 762 719 96.0 93.9-97.4 43 4.0 2.6- 6.1
$50,000+ 1,793 1,748 96.6 94.5-97.8 45 3.4 2.2- 5.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 226 213 94.8 89.1-97.6 13 5.2 2.4-10.9
Appalachia II 436 393 93.3 89.1-95.9 43 6.7 4.1-10.9
Appalachia III 346 316 86.9 77.0-92.9 30 13.1 7.1-23.0
Catawba 166 151 91.9 86.4-95.3 15 8.1 4.7-13.6
Edisto Savannah 797 705 86.6 82.3-89.9 92 13.4 10.1-17.7
Low Country 756 690 92.0 89.1-94.2 66 8.0 5.8-10.9
Palmetto 667 611 94.0 90.5-96.3 56 6.0 3.7- 9.5
Pee Dee 459 406 89.2 85.0-92.4 53 10.8 7.6-15.0
Trident 735 660 88.2 82.7-92.2 75 11.8 7.8-17.3
Upper Savannah 563 516 93.8 90.6-96.0 47 6.2 4.0- 9.4
Waccamaw 779 716 91.8 88.6-94.2 63 8.2 5.8-11.4
Wateree 369 327 90.7 85.7-94.1 42 9.3 5.9-14.3
Region***
Region I 789 729 94.3 91.4-96.3 60 5.7 3.7- 8.6
Region II 782 709 90.9 86.6-93.9 73 9.1 6.1-13.4
Region III 833 762 93.3 90.5-95.3 71 6.7 4.7- 9.5
Region IV 828 733 89.8 86.7-92.2 95 10.2 7.8-13.3
Region V 797 705 86.6 82.3-89.9 92 13.4 10.1-17.7
Region VI 779 716 91.8 88.6-94.2 63 8.2 5.8-11.4
Region VII 735 660 88.2 82.7-92.2 75 11.8 7.8-17.3
Region VIII 756 690 92.0 89.1-94.2 66 8.0 5.8-10.9

*A clinical breast exam is when a doctor, nurse, or other health professional feels the breast for lumps.

#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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