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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 9,999 4,122 44.3 42.6-46.0 3,824 37.7 36.1-39.4 2,053 18.0 16.8-19.3
GENDER
Male 3,634 1,588 47.3 44.5-50.1 1,430 37.6 34.9-40.2 616 15.2 13.4-17.2
Female 6,365 2,534 41.5 39.5-43.6 2,394 37.8 35.8-39.9 1,437 20.6 19.0-22.3
RACE
White 6,584 2,447 39.5 37.5-41.5 2,806 42.3 40.4-44.3 1,331 18.2 16.7-19.7
African American 2,629 1,350 53.9 50.2-57.5 745 28.5 25.3-32.0 534 17.6 15.1-20.4
Other 477 232 58.5 50.5-66.0 165 26.6 20.6-33.6 80 14.9 10.3-21.2
HISPANIC
Yes 177 83 56.6 43.9-68.5 68 31.8 21.8-44.0 26 11.6 6.3-20.3
No 9,565 3,966 44.2 42.4-45.9 3,670 37.9 36.2-39.6 1,929 18.0 16.7-19.3
AGE
18-24 312 174 53.7 45.5-61.7 93 32.7 25.4-40.8 45 13.6 9.2-19.8
25-34 840 437 52.6 47.7-57.5 270 32.4 28.0-37.2 133 15.0 11.9-18.7
35-44 1,358 627 45.6 41.7-49.6 497 37.1 33.4-40.9 234 17.3 14.4-20.7
45-54 1,997 878 43.1 39.9-46.4 784 40.2 37.0-43.5 335 16.7 14.3-19.4
55-64 2,232 869 38.3 35.2-41.4 927 43.4 40.3-46.5 436 18.4 16.2-20.8
65+ 3,260 1,137 34.6 32.3-36.9 1,253 39.6 37.1-42.0 870 25.8 23.8-28.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,352 529 44.8 40.0-49.8 440 30.6 26.4-35.1 383 24.6 20.8-28.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,340 1,452 45.8 42.8-48.9 1,154 35.0 32.1-37.9 734 19.2 17.0-21.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,437 1,066 48.2 44.7-51.8 897 34.4 31.3-37.7 474 17.3 14.9-20.0
College Graduate 2,853 1,072 38.9 36.0-42.0 1,325 46.2 43.2-49.3 456 14.8 12.9-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,204 569 49.2 44.4-54.1 366 31.4 27.0-36.2 269 19.3 15.7-23.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,626 730 48.5 43.9-53.1 537 31.2 27.2-35.4 359 20.3 16.8-24.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,079 453 49.1 43.8-54.5 399 33.2 28.4-38.5 227 17.6 14.4-21.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,294 597 47.3 42.4-52.1 467 37.9 33.1-43.0 230 14.8 12.2-17.9
$50,000+ 3,251 1,217 39.7 37.0-42.4 1,507 44.3 41.6-47.0 527 16.0 14.2-18.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 418 160 42.7 36.3-49.3 175 40.7 34.7-46.9 83 16.7 13.0-21.2
Appalachia II 675 250 41.6 36.0-47.4 279 38.7 33.4-44.2 146 19.7 15.9-24.3
Appalachia III 553 225 44.0 36.9-51.4 224 39.0 32.2-46.2 104 17.0 12.4-22.8
Catawba 258 102 44.9 37.2-52.9 104 37.1 30.1-44.7 52 18.0 13.1-24.3
Edisto Savannah 1,225 478 42.2 38.1-46.4 487 39.7 35.8-43.7 260 18.1 15.1-21.5
Low Country 1,189 515 46.6 42.4-50.8 463 38.3 34.2-42.5 211 15.1 12.6-18.1
Palmetto 1,054 449 45.2 39.7-50.9 391 36.3 31.3-41.7 214 18.4 14.6-22.9
Pee Dee 665 297 50.6 45.1-56.1 235 31.8 27.1-37.0 133 17.6 14.0-21.8
Trident 1,170 487 44.5 40.0-49.2 457 40.2 35.7-44.8 226 15.3 12.4-18.7
Upper Savannah 913 369 44.4 38.7-50.2 339 32.6 27.9-37.7 205 23.0 18.4-28.4
Waccamaw 1,226 511 42.9 38.6-47.2 454 39.3 35.1-43.7 261 17.8 15.0-21.1
Wateree 546 239 43.2 37.0-49.5 181 36.5 30.0-43.5 126 20.3 16.0-25.5
Region***
Region I 1,331 529 43.4 39.1-47.9 514 37.0 33.1-41.1 288 19.6 16.5-23.0
Region II 1,228 475 42.6 38.2-47.1 503 38.8 34.6-43.2 250 18.6 15.6-22.1
Region III 1,312 551 45.1 40.6-49.7 495 36.6 32.5-40.9 266 18.3 15.2-21.9
Region IV 1,211 536 47.7 43.5-51.9 416 33.7 29.7-37.8 259 18.7 15.8-21.9
Region V 1,225 478 42.2 38.1-46.4 487 39.7 35.8-43.7 260 18.1 15.1-21.5
Region VI 1,226 511 42.9 38.6-47.2 454 39.3 35.1-43.7 261 17.8 15.0-21.1
Region VII 1,170 487 44.5 40.0-49.2 457 40.2 35.7-44.8 226 15.3 12.4-18.7
Region VIII 1,189 515 46.6 42.4-50.8 463 38.3 34.2-42.5 211 15.1 12.6-18.1

#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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