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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,994 185 4.1 3.4- 5.0 2,809 95.9 95.0-96.6
GENDER
Male 2,994 185 4.1 3.4- 5.0 2,809 95.9 95.0-96.6
RACE
White 2,131 114 3.5 2.7- 4.4 2,017 96.5 95.6-97.3
African American 631 52 5.0 3.4- 7.3 579 95.0 92.7-96.6
Other 137 9 7.2 2.9-16.9 128 92.8 83.1-97.1
HISPANIC
Yes 44 3 12.4 3.2-38.1 41 87.6 61.9-96.8
No 2,873 175 3.9 3.2- 4.7 2,698 96.1 95.3-96.8
AGE
35-44 302 0 0.0 . - . 302 100 . - .
45-54 719 5 0.4 0.1- 1.4 714 99.6 98.6-99.9
55-64 796 25 2.1 1.3- 3.3 771 97.9 96.7-98.7
65+ 1,177 155 13.6 11.1-16.7 1,022 86.4 83.3-88.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 439 49 7.5 5.2-10.6 390 92.5 89.4-94.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 922 41 3.3 2.1- 5.1 881 96.7 94.9-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 626 39 4.1 2.5- 6.7 587 95.9 93.3-97.5
College Graduate 1,001 56 3.7 2.6- 5.1 945 96.3 94.9-97.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 19 4.9 2.6- 8.9 267 95.1 91.1-97.4
$15,000- $24,999 456 35 5.6 3.6- 8.7 421 94.4 91.3-96.4
$25,000- $34,999 302 21 4.2 2.4- 7.0 281 95.8 93.0-97.6
$35,000- $49,999 430 24 3.7 2.2- 6.3 406 96.3 93.7-97.8
$50,000+ 1,199 62 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,137 96.8 95.5-97.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 157 10 4.9 2.3- 9.9 147 95.1 90.1-97.7
Appalachia II 197 13 4.7 2.4- 9.0 184 95.3 91.0-97.6
Appalachia III 163 5 0.9 0.4- 2.4 158 99.1 97.6-99.6
Catawba 77 3 2.2 0.7- 6.9 74 97.8 93.1-99.3
Edisto Savannah 366 29 6.4 4.3- 9.5 337 93.6 90.5-95.7
Low Country 358 21 4.6 2.8- 7.4 337 95.4 92.6-97.2
Palmetto 313 15 3.4 1.6- 7.3 298 96.6 92.7-98.4
Pee Dee 164 10 5.3 2.6-10.7 154 94.7 89.3-97.4
Trident 350 21 3.2 1.8- 5.7 329 96.8 94.3-98.2
Upper Savannah 293 12 2.1 1.0- 4.3 281 97.9 95.7-99.0
Waccamaw 372 34 7.4 5.0-10.7 338 92.6 89.3-95.0
Wateree 155 9 4.8 2.0-11.2 146 95.2 88.8-98.0
Region***
Region I 450 22 3.8 2.1- 6.8 428 96.2 93.2-97.9
Region II 360 18 3.2 1.7- 5.8 342 96.8 94.2-98.3
Region III 390 18 3.0 1.6- 5.7 372 97.0 94.3-98.4
Region IV 319 19 5.1 2.9- 8.8 300 94.9 91.2-97.1
Region V 366 29 6.4 4.3- 9.5 337 93.6 90.5-95.7
Region VI 372 34 7.4 5.0-10.7 338 92.6 89.3-95.0
Region VII 350 21 3.2 1.8- 5.7 329 96.8 94.3-98.2
Region VIII 358 21 4.6 2.8- 7.4 337 95.4 92.6-97.2

*This question was asked of men over 40.

#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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