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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Health Status

Risk Factor for Fair and Poor health*

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  Total #
Respondents
Good/Better Health Fair/Poor Health
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,354 7,066 82.4 81.0-83.7 2,288 17.6 16.3-19.0
GENDER
Male 3,504 2,670 83.3 80.9-85.5 834 16.7 14.5-19.1
Female 5,850 4,396 81.6 80.0-83.1 1,454 18.4 16.9-20.0
RACE
White 5,966 4,765 85.1 83.4-86.6 1,201 14.9 13.4-16.6
African American 2,666 1,848 78.4 75.6-81.0 818 21.6 19.0-24.4
Other 414 284 78.1 69.7-84.7 130 21.9 15.3-30.3
HISPANIC
Yes 119 83 82.6 66.5-91.9 36 17.4 8.1-33.5
No 8,985 6,855 82.8 81.4-84.1 2,130 17.2 15.9-18.6
AGE
18-24 248 236 95.3 91.2-97.5 12 4.7 2.5- 8.8
25-34 644 579 90.5 84.9-94.1 65 9.5 5.9-15.1
35-44 1,121 957 86.2 82.8-88.9 164 13.8 11.1-17.2
45-54 1,623 1,300 81.9 78.7-84.6 323 18.1 15.4-21.3
55-64 2,242 1,609 75.1 72.3-77.7 633 24.9 22.3-27.7
65+ 3,476 2,385 70.4 68.1-72.5 1,091 29.6 27.5-31.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,348 680 62.5 57.4-67.3 668 37.5 32.7-42.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,010 2,157 79.5 77.1-81.8 853 20.5 18.2-22.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,281 1,795 82.7 79.1-85.8 486 17.3 14.2-20.9
College Graduate 2,696 2,417 92.9 91.4-94.1 279 7.1 5.9- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,234 608 60.7 54.9-66.3 626 39.3 33.7-45.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,669 1,095 68.8 64.5-72.8 574 31.2 27.2-35.5
$25,000- $34,999 977 738 81.0 76.0-85.1 239 19.0 14.9-24.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,159 974 86.8 83.3-89.6 185 13.2 10.4-16.7
$50,000+ 2,724 2,506 94.0 92.6-95.1 218 6.0 4.9- 7.4
REGION**
Region I 1,194 876 80.6 77.0-83.7 318 19.4 16.3-23.0
Region II 1,091 834 81.7 77.0-85.6 257 18.3 14.4-23.0
Region III 1,197 914 85.0 81.9-87.6 283 15.0 12.4-18.1
Region IV 1,294 923 78.0 74.8-80.9 371 22.0 19.1-25.2
Region V 1,184 882 80.9 78.0-83.6 302 19.1 16.4-22.0
Region VI 1,119 827 82.5 79.2-85.4 292 17.5 14.6-20.8
Region VII 1,146 890 84.9 80.9-88.2 256 15.1 11.8-19.1
Region VIII 1,129 920 83.3 79.9-86.2 209 16.7 13.8-20.1

*Data in this table was derived from the Health Status questions.

** 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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