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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,094 2,706 21.7 20.4-23.0 7,388 78.3 77.0-79.6
GENDER
Male 3,676 951 20.3 18.4-22.4 2,725 79.7 77.6-81.6
Female 6,418 1,755 22.9 21.3-24.6 4,663 77.1 75.4-78.7
RACE
White 6,636 1,842 22.7 21.2-24.3 4,794 77.3 75.7-78.8
African American 2,677 651 19.5 17.1-22.2 2,026 80.5 77.8-82.9
Other 480 132 18.6 13.7-24.9 348 81.4 75.1-86.3
HISPANIC
Yes 177 33 12.3 7.5-19.4 144 87.7 80.6-92.5
No 9,669 2,611 21.9 20.7-23.3 7,058 78.1 76.7-79.3
AGE
18-24 321 46 9.3 6.1-13.8 275 90.7 86.2-93.9
25-34 855 106 11.9 9.0-15.4 749 88.1 84.6-91.0
35-44 1,372 238 18.8 15.9-22.1 1,134 81.2 77.9-84.1
45-54 2,023 513 24.0 21.4-26.9 1,510 76.0 73.1-78.6
55-64 2,261 726 31.5 28.7-34.4 1,535 68.5 65.6-71.3
65+ 3,262 1,077 31.9 29.6-34.2 2,185 68.1 65.8-70.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,353 509 32.1 28.1-36.4 844 67.9 63.6-71.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,399 952 23.7 21.5-26.1 2,447 76.3 73.9-78.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,446 660 21.1 18.5-23.9 1,786 78.9 76.1-81.5
College Graduate 2,877 580 16.0 14.2-18.0 2,297 84.0 82.0-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,204 534 39.9 35.4-44.7 670 60.1 55.3-64.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,653 565 30.9 27.1-35.1 1,088 69.1 64.9-72.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,091 294 23.8 19.7-28.3 797 76.2 71.7-80.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,308 307 19.1 16.1-22.4 1,001 80.9 77.6-83.9
$50,000+ 3,271 567 14.7 13.1-16.5 2,704 85.3 83.5-86.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 420 129 24.4 19.8-29.7 291 75.6 70.3-80.2
Appalachia II 683 192 21.0 17.3-25.3 491 79.0 74.7-82.7
Appalachia III 560 142 20.4 15.7-26.0 418 79.6 74.0-84.3
Catawba 262 77 27.5 21.4-34.5 185 72.5 65.5-78.6
Edisto Savannah 1,230 304 20.1 17.2-23.3 926 79.9 76.7-82.8
Low Country 1,203 275 20.4 17.4-23.8 928 79.6 76.2-82.6
Palmetto 1,064 273 17.2 14.2-20.7 791 82.8 79.3-85.8
Pee Dee 673 192 23.8 19.7-28.5 481 76.2 71.5-80.3
Trident 1,183 310 20.5 17.4-24.1 873 79.5 75.9-82.6
Upper Savannah 918 295 23.4 19.4-27.9 623 76.6 72.1-80.6
Waccamaw 1,233 343 23.5 20.4-27.0 890 76.5 73.0-79.6
Wateree 551 153 25.1 19.3-32.0 398 74.9 68.0-80.7
Region***
Region I 1,338 424 23.9 20.8-27.4 914 76.1 72.6-79.2
Region II 1,243 334 20.8 17.8-24.1 909 79.2 75.9-82.2
Region III 1,326 350 20.6 17.7-24.0 976 79.4 76.0-82.3
Region IV 1,224 345 24.3 20.8-28.2 879 75.7 71.8-79.2
Region V 1,230 304 20.1 17.2-23.3 926 79.9 76.7-82.8
Region VI 1,233 343 23.5 20.4-27.0 890 76.5 73.0-79.6
Region VII 1,183 310 20.5 17.4-24.1 873 79.5 75.9-82.6
Region VIII 1,203 275 20.4 17.4-23.8 928 79.6 76.2-82.6

#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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