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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Pandemic Flu

During a pandemic flu outbreak in the U.S., what would be your one most preferred source
for getting information about the pandemic flu?

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  Total #
Respondents
Newspaper Television Gov't Agency* Internet Doctor Other*
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,397 59 3.2 2.2- 4.6 444 26.2 22.7-30.1 103 7.5 5.5-10.0 211 23.5 19.5-28.1 448 28.0 24.2-32.1 132 11.6 8.7-15.4
GENDER
Male 544 19 2.3 1.3- 4.0 180 25.2 20.3-30.7 44 8.1 5.3-12.1 90 27.6 21.1-35.2 154 23.4 18.3-29.5 57 13.5 8.8-20.2
Female 853 40 4.1 2.5- 6.6 264 27.3 22.5-32.7 59 6.8 4.4-10.5 121 19.5 15.3-24.4 294 32.5 27.4-38.1 75 9.8 6.9-13.8
RACE
White 947 49 3.8 2.5- 5.8 319 30.1 25.5-35.0 67 6.3 4.5- 8.9 138 21.7 17.1-27.1 290 28.9 24.3-34.1 84 9.2 6.5-12.8
African American 368 7 1.4 0.5- 3.6 108 20.3 15.2-26.7 32 10.0 5.4-17.7 61 29.2 20.2-40.1 120 25.0 18.9-32.3 40 14.1 7.9-23.9
Other 64 3 3.1 0.7-12.4 14 8.9 4.3-17.4 4 11.5 3.6-30.8 10 22.3 11.3-39.2 27 25.6 13.2-43.7 6 28.7 12.3-53.4
AGE
18-24 43 2 1.8 0.4- 8.4 5 12.6 3.4-37.2 1 2.3 0.3-14.9 13 33.9 17.3-55.7 14 29.1 14.4-50.1 8 20.3 8.3-41.6
25-34 110 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 20 15.7 8.7-26.9 11 8.2 3.3-18.8 45 44.5 31.8-58.0 21 21.3 12.0-34.8 11 9.5 4.2-20.2
35-44 211 10 3.0 1.4- 6.4 70 23.1 16.6-31.1 12 5.7 2.6-11.8 54 30.1 21.7-40.1 43 23.0 15.9-32.1 22 15.2 8.3-26.1
45-54 281 8 5.0 1.9-12.4 107 42.4 34.5-50.7 19 6.5 3.4-12.0 44 13.3 9.2-18.9 72 22.8 17.1-29.7 31 10.0 6.3-15.5
55-64 322 10 2.8 1.3- 5.8 106 28.8 22.2-36.3 30 13.3 7.9-21.6 36 12.2 7.9-18.4 102 32.5 25.4-40.6 38 10.4 6.7-16.0
65+ 430 27 5.5 3.6- 8.3 136 31.3 25.3-37.9 30 8.2 5.1-12.9 19 5.4 2.7-10.5 196 44.6 38.2-51.2 22 5.0 2.9- 8.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 152 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5 38 20.9 13.4-31.2 6 2.7 0.8- 8.9 8 14.9 5.2-36.0 83 48.5 35.2-62.0 14 12.0 6.1-22.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 424 14 2.0 1.0- 3.8 147 26.1 19.2-34.4 20 5.9 3.0-11.3 51 21.2 14.0-30.7 145 34.3 26.5-43.0 47 10.6 6.7-16.2
Some Post-H.S. 360 17 3.9 1.7- 8.4 124 27.1 21.0-34.3 25 5.0 2.6- 9.4 61 23.8 16.7-32.7 103 26.4 19.8-34.3 30 13.8 7.4-24.3
College Graduate 459 25 4.2 2.5- 6.8 134 27.1 21.2-33.8 52 11.7 7.8-17.3 90 26.9 20.3-34.6 117 19.4 14.2-25.8 41 10.8 6.5-17.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 154 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5 45 30.1 14.9-51.6 10 5.9 2.5-13.1 18 7.9 4.3-14.0 65 45.5 31.2-60.6 13 9.3 4.5-18.3
$15,000- $24,999 217 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 73 22.2 15.5-30.9 15 9.0 4.1-18.7 31 30.1 19.0-44.2 78 30.4 20.3-42.7 18 7.9 3.8-15.9
$25,000- $34,999 155 6 1.9 0.7- 5.5 52 27.1 18.4-38.1 7 8.7 2.9-23.1 21 20.2 12.3-31.3 54 29.0 20.3-39.6 15 13.1 6.0-26.2
$35,000- $49,999 200 12 5.1 2.0-12.5 74 30.9 21.8-41.8 19 7.8 3.2-17.7 33 29.2 18.8-42.4 45 20.9 13.2-31.5 17 6.1 3.0-11.8
$50,000+ 480 25 3.7 2.2- 6.2 154 27.4 22.1-33.5 33 6.5 4.0-10.2 93 23.5 17.7-30.5 120 23.9 18.3-30.6 55 15.0 9.9-22.1
REGION**
Region I 177 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1 57 29.4 20.5-40.1 13 7.3 3.3-15.5 28 16.4 9.7-26.5 64 35.2 25.3-46.6 11 10.2 4.9-20.1
Region II 151 3 2.3 0.4-10.8 42 20.7 13.6-30.1 14 10.1 5.3-18.5 21 24.7 14.8-38.2 54 26.4 17.7-37.4 17 15.8 8.0-29.0
Region III 194 3 1.2 0.3- 4.3 72 28.9 19.8-40.2 14 8.5 3.9-17.6 31 25.1 15.7-37.7 56 27.1 17.8-39.0 18 9.1 3.8-19.9
Region IV 172 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 55 26.8 19.4-35.7 13 5.5 2.6-11.2 24 23.1 14.4-35.0 58 28.6 21.0-37.7 19 15.3 8.3-26.4
Region V 175 6 2.0 0.9- 4.6 60 32.8 24.3-42.6 13 4.7 2.6- 8.6 34 29.0 20.0-40.1 41 19.7 13.2-28.3 21 11.7 7.1-18.8
Region VI 171 10 6.8 3.3-13.4 58 32.4 22.5-44.2 13 9.1 4.9-16.5 19 15.1 8.6-25.1 57 25.7 18.1-35.1 14 10.8 4.2-24.9
Region VII 167 16 8.2 4.3-14.9 47 20.4 13.1-30.3 10 4.8 2.2-10.3 24 26.3 16.2-39.7 57 32.0 22.2-43.6 13 8.3 3.3-19.3
Region VIII 190 14 8.1 3.9-16.1 53 24.6 17.3-33.7 13 6.1 3.2-11.5 30 24.3 15.6-36.0 61 26.0 18.8-34.9 19 10.8 5.3-20.9

*Government agency includes the CDC, state or local health departments, and other gov't agencies.
*Other includes radio, family or friends, religious leaders, and some other source.

** 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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