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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,005 8,403 85.4 84.1-86.6 768 7.1 6.2- 8.1 834 7.5 6.6- 8.5
GENDER
Male 3,637 2,947 82.5 80.2-84.6 358 9.0 7.5-10.7 332 8.5 7.0-10.3
Female 6,368 5,456 88.1 86.7-89.3 410 5.4 4.5- 6.4 502 6.6 5.7- 7.6
RACE
White 6,587 5,863 89.8 88.5-91.0 352 4.5 3.8- 5.3 372 5.7 4.7- 6.8
African American 2,630 2,014 79.0 75.9-81.8 287 10.7 8.6-13.1 329 10.3 8.4-12.7
Other 478 369 75.0 67.3-81.4 60 15.2 9.9-22.6 49 9.8 6.3-14.9
HISPANIC
Yes 177 129 71.9 57.9-82.7 26 17.7 8.6-32.9 22 10.4 5.4-19.0
No 9,570 8,155 86.4 85.1-87.6 682 6.5 5.7- 7.5 733 7.1 6.2- 8.1
AGE
18-24 312 244 79.3 72.3-85.0 43 13.2 8.8-19.4 25 7.4 4.3-12.6
25-34 840 736 87.3 83.5-90.3 57 5.7 4.0- 8.1 47 7.0 4.6-10.5
35-44 1,358 1,201 88.1 84.9-90.7 83 5.9 4.1- 8.5 74 5.9 4.1- 8.4
45-54 1,996 1,783 89.8 87.6-91.7 96 4.3 3.0- 6.0 117 5.9 4.5- 7.7
55-64 2,237 1,979 89.3 86.8-91.4 110 4.5 3.1- 6.6 148 6.2 4.7- 8.0
65+ 3,262 2,460 75.6 73.4-77.6 379 11.6 10.1-13.4 423 12.8 11.3-14.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,352 824 64.4 59.7-68.9 238 17.6 13.8-22.1 290 18.0 15.1-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,344 2,701 81.8 79.3-84.1 322 8.9 7.4-10.8 321 9.2 7.5-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,436 2,218 89.9 87.2-92.1 104 4.6 3.2- 6.4 114 5.5 3.8- 7.9
College Graduate 2,855 2,651 93.0 91.2-94.4 103 3.5 2.6- 4.9 101 3.5 2.5- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,207 863 70.2 65.4-74.5 167 16.1 12.5-20.6 177 13.7 10.9-17.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,626 1,268 77.0 72.6-80.8 191 11.9 9.1-15.5 167 11.1 8.3-14.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,081 936 87.9 83.3-91.3 64 5.3 3.4- 8.2 81 6.8 4.1-11.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,295 1,157 88.4 85.0-91.1 71 6.0 4.0- 9.0 67 5.6 4.0- 7.8
$50,000+ 3,251 3,046 93.2 91.6-94.5 104 3.4 2.5- 4.8 101 3.4 2.5- 4.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 418 364 89.2 85.2-92.3 30 5.9 3.7- 9.2 24 4.9 3.0- 7.9
Appalachia II 675 583 84.5 79.4-88.6 47 7.5 4.7-11.8 45 7.9 5.1-12.2
Appalachia III 553 455 84.3 78.6-88.6 49 7.6 4.8-11.8 49 8.1 5.0-13.0
Catawba 258 219 85.8 79.9-90.3 19 7.7 4.4-13.2 20 6.4 3.9-10.5
Edisto Savannah 1,225 1,003 80.5 76.9-83.7 110 10.9 8.3-14.1 112 8.6 6.6-11.1
Low Country 1,191 1,018 84.6 81.0-87.6 81 7.7 5.4-10.7 92 7.7 5.7-10.4
Palmetto 1,055 909 87.4 82.5-91.1 62 4.9 2.8- 8.5 84 7.7 4.8-11.9
Pee Dee 665 546 84.2 79.9-87.7 48 5.8 3.9- 8.7 71 10.0 7.2-13.6
Trident 1,171 1,005 90.0 87.2-92.2 89 5.3 3.7- 7.7 77 4.7 3.4- 6.5
Upper Savannah 915 752 82.0 76.7-86.3 76 8.9 5.6-13.9 87 9.1 6.4-12.6
Waccamaw 1,225 1,042 85.3 81.5-88.5 85 7.2 4.9-10.3 98 7.5 5.3-10.5
Wateree 546 443 83.8 79.0-87.7 54 9.4 6.3-13.8 49 6.8 4.6- 9.7
Region***
Region I 1,333 1,116 85.9 82.7-88.6 106 7.3 5.2-10.0 111 6.8 5.1- 9.0
Region II 1,228 1,038 84.4 80.7-87.5 96 7.6 5.4-10.4 94 8.0 5.8-11.0
Region III 1,313 1,128 86.9 83.2-89.9 81 5.8 3.9- 8.6 104 7.3 5.1-10.3
Region IV 1,211 989 84.0 80.9-86.7 102 7.2 5.4- 9.6 120 8.7 6.8-11.2
Region V 1,225 1,003 80.5 76.9-83.7 110 10.9 8.3-14.1 112 8.6 6.6-11.1
Region VI 1,225 1,042 85.3 81.5-88.5 85 7.2 4.9-10.3 98 7.5 5.3-10.5
Region VII 1,171 1,005 90.0 87.2-92.2 89 5.3 3.7- 7.7 77 4.7 3.4- 6.5
Region VIII 1,191 1,018 84.6 81.0-87.6 81 7.7 5.4-10.7 92 7.7 5.7-10.4

#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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