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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,793 4,667 44.8 43.1-46.6 5,126 55.2 53.4-56.9
GENDER
Male 3,704 2,195 51.2 48.4-54.0 1,509 48.8 46.0-51.6
Female 6,089 2,472 39.0 37.0-41.1 3,617 61.0 58.9-63.0
RACE
White 6,364 3,322 49.5 47.4-51.6 3,042 50.5 48.4-52.6
African American 2,672 989 32.2 29.0-35.6 1,683 67.8 64.4-71.0
Other 472 247 48.2 40.9-55.5 225 51.8 44.5-59.1
HISPANIC
Yes 156 74 41.4 29.7-54.0 82 58.6 46.0-70.3
No 9,393 4,501 45.1 43.3-46.8 4,892 54.9 53.2-56.7
AGE
18-24 285 89 29.6 22.8-37.5 196 70.4 62.5-77.2
25-34 694 258 39.7 34.7-45.0 436 60.3 55.0-65.3
35-44 1,238 481 38.1 34.2-42.2 757 61.9 57.8-65.8
45-54 1,838 905 49.7 46.4-53.0 933 50.3 47.0-53.6
55-64 2,363 1,214 54.7 51.6-57.8 1,149 45.3 42.2-48.4
65+ 3,375 1,720 52.1 49.6-54.6 1,655 47.9 45.4-50.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,379 768 62.5 57.7-67.0 611 37.5 33.0-42.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,060 1,504 47.7 44.4-51.0 1,556 52.3 49.0-55.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,467 1,184 44.1 40.8-47.4 1,283 55.9 52.6-59.2
College Graduate 2,862 1,201 35.3 32.5-38.2 1,661 64.7 61.8-67.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,160 590 52.7 46.9-58.4 570 47.3 41.6-53.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,664 836 54.0 49.6-58.4 828 46.0 41.6-50.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,117 551 49.1 44.0-54.2 566 50.9 45.8-56.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,183 590 44.2 39.4-49.1 593 55.8 50.9-60.6
$50,000+ 3,040 1,386 39.7 37.0-42.4 1,654 60.3 57.6-63.0
REGION**
Region I 1,264 586 42.6 38.4-46.8 678 57.4 53.2-61.6
Region II 1,241 588 43.3 39.2-47.6 653 56.7 52.4-60.8
Region III 1,309 628 44.4 40.0-48.9 681 55.6 51.1-60.0
Region IV 1,169 558 47.2 42.9-51.5 611 52.8 48.5-57.1
Region V 1,170 512 43.0 38.9-47.2 658 57.0 52.8-61.1
Region VI 1,256 642 54.2 49.8-58.6 614 45.8 41.4-50.2
Region VII 1,189 538 41.5 36.7-46.4 651 58.5 53.6-63.3
Region VIII 1,195 615 48.8 44.6-53.0 580 51.2 47.0-55.4

** 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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