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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 8,998 91.3 90.2-92.3 490 4.7 4.0- 5.5 517 4.0 3.4- 4.8
GENDER
Male 3,636 3,213 90.0 88.0-91.6 235 5.8 4.6- 7.3 188 4.2 3.1- 5.7
Female 6,369 5,785 92.5 91.5-93.5 255 3.6 3.0- 4.4 329 3.8 3.2- 4.6
RACE
White 6,588 6,113 93.3 92.1-94.3 237 3.5 2.8- 4.3 238 3.2 2.5- 4.2
African American 2,631 2,280 89.2 86.7-91.3 160 5.9 4.3- 7.9 191 4.9 3.6- 6.7
Other 476 409 87.8 82.0-91.9 40 8.0 4.6-13.4 27 4.2 2.2- 7.9
HISPANIC
Yes 177 148 83.0 70.5-90.9 19 13.9 6.6-27.0 10 3.1 1.3- 7.3
No 9,570 8,696 92.1 91.0-93.0 423 4.2 3.5- 4.9 451 3.8 3.1- 4.5
AGE
18-24 312 276 87.6 81.1-92.1 23 8.5 5.0-14.2 13 3.9 1.6- 9.0
25-34 840 794 92.6 89.1-95.0 24 3.0 1.7- 5.2 22 4.4 2.5- 7.7
35-44 1,358 1,280 94.8 92.9-96.3 45 3.5 2.3- 5.2 33 1.7 1.0- 2.9
45-54 1,997 1,879 94.3 92.5-95.8 57 2.7 1.7- 4.3 61 2.9 2.0- 4.2
55-64 2,235 2,079 94.3 92.3-95.8 68 3.2 1.9- 5.3 88 2.6 1.9- 3.4
65+ 3,263 2,690 82.4 80.4-84.2 273 9.1 7.7-10.7 300 8.5 7.4- 9.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,354 987 77.0 72.8-80.7 176 12.4 9.4-16.3 191 10.6 8.5-13.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,342 2,974 89.8 87.6-91.6 187 6.2 4.8- 8.0 181 4.0 2.9- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,436 2,303 94.3 91.9-95.9 67 2.7 1.7- 4.1 66 3.1 1.8- 5.2
College Graduate 2,855 2,722 95.7 94.3-96.7 60 2.0 1.4- 2.9 73 2.4 1.6- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,207 1,010 84.6 80.9-87.7 94 8.6 6.1-11.9 103 6.9 5.1- 9.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,625 1,424 87.7 84.2-90.6 107 6.8 4.9- 9.3 94 5.5 3.5- 8.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,081 974 92.5 89.6-94.6 53 4.4 2.7- 7.2 54 3.1 2.2- 4.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,295 1,227 94.8 91.6-96.9 33 3.0 1.4- 6.3 35 2.2 1.2- 3.9
$50,000+ 3,252 3,125 96.1 95.0-97.0 72 2.1 1.5- 3.0 55 1.8 1.2- 2.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 418 386 93.7 89.7-96.2 13 3.3 1.4- 7.8 19 3.0 1.8- 4.9
Appalachia II 675 616 93.2 90.1-95.4 31 4.1 2.3- 7.0 28 2.7 1.6- 4.5
Appalachia III 553 490 87.1 80.8-91.6 34 9.5 5.5-15.7 29 3.4 1.7- 6.7
Catawba 258 235 91.6 86.1-95.1 13 6.1 3.1-11.7 10 2.3 1.1- 4.7
Edisto Savannah 1,225 1,099 90.9 88.4-92.9 65 4.4 3.1- 6.2 61 4.7 3.3- 6.7
Low Country 1,192 1,087 92.5 90.3-94.2 48 3.6 2.5- 5.1 57 3.9 2.7- 5.8
Palmetto 1,055 957 91.5 87.3-94.4 48 3.1 2.0- 4.7 50 5.4 2.9- 9.8
Pee Dee 665 589 90.8 87.6-93.3 35 4.8 3.0- 7.7 41 4.3 2.9- 6.4
Trident 1,172 1,056 94.0 92.0-95.6 57 2.7 1.8- 4.0 59 3.3 2.1- 5.1
Upper Savannah 914 825 91.7 87.2-94.6 46 4.8 2.4- 9.4 43 3.5 2.2- 5.6
Waccamaw 1,226 1,112 90.3 86.8-93.0 58 6.1 3.9- 9.5 56 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Wateree 545 474 88.2 83.7-91.5 31 6.1 3.8- 9.9 40 5.7 3.5- 9.0
Region***
Region I 1,332 1,211 92.8 90.0-94.8 59 4.0 2.3- 6.8 62 3.2 2.3- 4.6
Region II 1,228 1,106 90.7 87.6-93.1 65 6.3 4.2- 9.2 57 3.0 1.9- 4.6
Region III 1,313 1,192 91.6 88.4-93.9 61 4.1 2.7- 6.1 60 4.4 2.6- 7.3
Region IV 1,210 1,063 89.8 87.3-91.9 66 5.4 3.8- 7.5 81 4.8 3.6- 6.5
Region V 1,225 1,099 90.9 88.4-92.9 65 4.4 3.1- 6.2 61 4.7 3.3- 6.7
Region VI 1,226 1,112 90.3 86.8-93.0 58 6.1 3.9- 9.5 56 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Region VII 1,172 1,056 94.0 92.0-95.6 57 2.7 1.8- 4.0 59 3.3 2.1- 5.1
Region VIII 1,192 1,087 92.5 90.3-94.2 48 3.6 2.5- 5.1 57 3.9 2.7- 5.8

#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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