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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 3 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,144 1,534 67.1 63.9-70.1 334 17.2 14.9-19.8 109 6.1 4.6- 8.1 95 5.2 3.9- 6.8 72 4.4 3.1- 6.2
GENDER
Male 2,144 1,534 67.1 63.9-70.1 334 17.2 14.9-19.8 109 6.1 4.6- 8.1 95 5.2 3.9- 6.8 72 4.4 3.1- 6.2
RACE
White 1,557 1,131 68.1 64.5-71.5 223 15.1 12.7-17.8 76 6.1 4.4- 8.4 72 5.7 4.2- 7.9 55 5.0 3.3- 7.4
African American 453 305 63.8 56.2-70.7 89 23.5 17.6-30.8 29 7.6 4.2-13.2 18 2.6 1.4- 4.7 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8
Other 79 53 66.3 50.7-79.0 18 22.2 12.2-36.9 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8 3 7.7 2.0-25.2 3 2.8 0.7-10.3
HISPANIC
Yes 29 23 83.3 60.9-94.1 4 14.5 4.5-37.9 1 1.2 0.2- 8.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.0 0.1- 7.2
No 2,072 1,476 66.7 63.5-69.8 327 17.4 15.1-20.0 106 6.2 4.7- 8.2 93 5.2 3.9- 6.9 70 4.5 3.1- 6.4
AGE
35-44 97 64 60.6 45.2-74.1 13 17.5 8.2-33.7 7 12.8 5.2-28.2 7 5.1 2.0-12.5 6 4.0 1.5-10.0
45-54 423 248 53.3 46.4-60.0 100 24.1 19.0-30.1 30 8.3 5.0-13.4 28 8.2 5.0-13.1 17 6.1 3.1-11.8
55-64 629 460 71.7 66.5-76.4 88 14.9 11.4-19.2 34 5.6 3.6- 8.6 26 3.8 2.3- 6.2 21 4.0 2.2- 7.1
65+ 995 762 76.8 72.9-80.2 133 13.1 10.5-16.4 38 3.1 2.0- 4.8 34 3.7 2.3- 5.7 28 3.3 2.0- 5.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 273 181 64.9 56.1-72.8 40 16.0 10.6-23.5 22 7.7 4.1-14.0 14 4.1 2.1- 7.8 16 7.3 3.6-14.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 591 422 69.2 63.3-74.5 94 16.2 12.3-21.1 29 5.5 3.5- 8.7 31 6.1 3.5-10.4 15 2.9 1.6- 5.2
Some Post-H.S. 464 330 64.1 56.8-70.8 89 21.6 16.1-28.4 18 6.8 3.4-13.0 12 3.0 1.5- 5.8 15 4.4 2.3- 8.5
College Graduate 813 600 68.0 62.8-72.8 111 15.7 12.5-19.7 40 5.7 3.5- 9.2 37 5.9 3.9- 9.0 25 4.6 2.3- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 155 97 59.3 47.9-69.8 27 19.1 12.0-29.0 5 3.5 1.2- 9.3 12 8.6 3.3-20.7 14 9.5 5.0-17.4
$15,000- $24,999 317 229 66.7 57.2-75.0 54 19.0 12.5-27.8 20 8.4 4.5-15.4 7 3.7 1.1-11.1 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3
$25,000- $34,999 213 149 64.4 54.0-73.6 41 23.7 15.4-34.6 7 3.4 1.5- 7.6 9 5.6 2.3-12.8 7 2.9 1.2- 6.7
$35,000- $49,999 319 232 75.0 68.1-80.8 41 9.9 6.7-14.4 13 4.2 2.0- 8.7 18 6.6 3.6-11.7 15 4.3 2.2- 8.2
$50,000+ 922 680 67.3 62.4-71.8 134 16.7 13.4-20.5 49 7.1 4.7-10.7 35 4.5 3.0- 6.9 24 4.4 2.4- 7.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 118 74 58.8 47.8-69.0 25 25.0 16.2-36.6 6 3.9 1.7- 8.8 8 9.5 4.6-18.5 5 2.7 0.9- 7.6
Appalachia II 132 85 62.8 51.3-72.9 22 18.8 11.0-30.3 7 7.0 3.0-15.4 9 5.8 2.7-11.9 9 5.6 2.6-11.6
Appalachia III 115 85 69.5 56.5-80.0 14 16.3 8.8-28.2 5 3.2 1.0-10.3 4 3.7 0.9-14.9 7 7.2 2.7-17.9
Catawba 57 39 63.4 46.7-77.4 8 13.9 6.4-27.7 5 11.6 4.3-27.7 3 4.7 1.1-18.6 2 6.5 1.5-24.4
Edisto Savannah 272 200 71.6 64.7-77.6 42 16.1 11.6-21.9 13 5.6 2.9-10.3 8 3.6 1.5- 8.3 9 3.2 1.5- 6.6
Low Country 270 207 79.4 73.5-84.3 33 10.1 6.9-14.5 14 4.5 2.5- 8.0 8 2.7 1.2- 5.8 8 3.3 1.4- 7.4
Palmetto 236 173 71.7 61.4-80.1 39 13.5 8.6-20.6 9 6.0 2.1-15.6 11 3.5 1.2-10.0 4 5.3 1.6-16.1
Pee Dee 113 70 58.5 47.0-69.1 25 22.9 14.8-33.7 7 8.7 3.6-19.6 6 4.9 2.0-11.5 5 5.1 2.1-12.0
Trident 250 178 64.9 56.4-72.6 38 18.2 12.4-25.9 15 6.7 3.6-12.2 12 7.7 3.8-14.9 7 2.5 1.0- 6.2
Upper Savannah 201 155 76.2 64.4-85.0 25 13.7 6.7-26.0 9 3.0 1.3- 7.1 9 6.2 2.4-15.0 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9
Waccamaw 267 205 77.2 70.4-82.9 34 13.0 8.9-18.7 10 4.5 2.1- 9.5 10 3.4 1.4- 7.8 8 1.9 0.8- 4.2
Wateree 99 51 47.1 35.2-59.3 28 31.3 21.1-43.7 9 7.2 3.3-15.3 7 6.0 2.6-13.4 4 8.4 3.0-21.4
Region***
Region I 319 229 65.0 56.6-72.5 50 21.0 14.5-29.5 15 3.6 1.9- 6.7 17 8.3 4.7-14.5 8 2.1 0.8- 5.1
Region II 247 170 65.5 57.0-73.1 36 17.8 11.9-25.8 12 5.5 2.7-10.7 13 5.0 2.5- 9.6 16 6.3 3.4-11.2
Region III 293 212 68.8 60.0-76.4 47 13.6 9.2-19.8 14 7.9 3.9-15.4 14 3.9 1.6- 9.2 6 5.7 2.3-13.7
Region IV 212 121 54.0 45.5-62.2 53 26.2 19.5-34.2 16 8.1 4.3-14.8 13 5.3 2.8- 9.7 9 6.4 3.2-12.3
Region V 272 200 71.6 64.7-77.6 42 16.1 11.6-21.9 13 5.6 2.9-10.3 8 3.6 1.5- 8.3 9 3.2 1.5- 6.6
Region VI 267 205 77.2 70.4-82.9 34 13.0 8.9-18.7 10 4.5 2.1- 9.5 10 3.4 1.4- 7.8 8 1.9 0.8- 4.2
Region VII 250 178 64.9 56.4-72.6 38 18.2 12.4-25.9 15 6.7 3.6-12.2 12 7.7 3.8-14.9 7 2.5 1.0- 6.2
Region VIII 270 207 79.4 73.5-84.3 33 10.1 6.9-14.5 14 4.5 2.5- 8.0 8 2.7 1.2- 5.8 8 3.3 1.4- 7.4

*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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