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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,221 556 44.8 41.8-47.9 665 55.2 52.1-58.2
GENDER
Male 469 218 45.9 41.0-50.9 251 54.1 49.1-59.0
Female 752 338 44.0 40.2-47.9 414 56.0 52.1-59.8
RACE
White 975 475 48.5 45.1-51.9 500 51.5 48.1-54.9
African American 206 70 33.4 26.6-40.9 136 66.6 59.1-73.4
Other Minorities 29 7 19.2 8.4-37.9 22 80.8 62.1-91.6
HISPANIC
Yes 27 8 36.1 17.6-60.0 19 63.9 40.0-82.4
No 1,182 542 45.0 41.9-48.2 640 55.0 51.8-58.1
AGE
50-54 304 107 33.7 27.9-40.1 197 66.3 59.9-72.1
55-64 413 188 44.1 39.0-49.3 225 55.9 50.7-61.0
65+ 504 261 51.6 46.8-56.3 243 48.4 43.7-53.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 80 33.8 27.3-41.0 159 66.2 59.0-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 353 152 41.2 35.7-47.0 201 58.8 53.0-64.3
Some Post-H.S. 314 154 50.0 43.9-56.1 160 50.0 43.9-56.1
College Graduate 311 168 52.8 46.8-58.8 143 47.2 41.2-53.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 162 60 35.9 27.9-44.9 102 64.1 55.1-72.1
$15,000- 24,999 201 79 36.0 29.1-43.5 122 64.0 56.5-70.9
$25,000- 34,999 143 74 48.9 39.5-58.3 69 51.1 41.7-60.5
$35,000- 49,999 171 92 52.5 44.4-60.5 79 47.5 39.5-55.6
$50,000+ 292 143 50.2 44.0-56.4 149 49.8 43.6-56.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 88 44 53.2 41.8-64.2 44 46.8 35.8-58.2
Appalachia II 149 72 44.2 35.5-53.2 77 55.8 46.8-64.5
Appalachia III 84 24 29.5 20.3-40.8 60 70.5 59.2-79.7
Catawba 73 33 45.3 33.5-57.7 40 54.7 42.3-66.5
Edisto 33 9 22.1 10.4-41.0 24 77.9 59.0-89.6
Low Country 64 34 60.3 47.0-72.3 30 39.7 27.7-53.0
Palmetto 175 84 48.0 40.0-56.0 91 52.0 44.0-60.0
Pee Dee 96 37 39.5 29.2-50.9 59 60.5 49.1-70.8
Savannah 48 22 44.8 30.5-60.0 26 55.2 40.0-69.5
Trident 135 74 53.6 44.4-62.6 61 46.4 37.4-55.6
Upper Savannah 74 31 36.4 25.9-48.4 43 63.6 51.6-74.1
Waccamaw 104 50 45.2 34.7-56.0 54 54.8 44.0-65.3
Wateree 82 36 46.6 35.3-58.3 46 53.4 41.7-64.7

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being age 50 and older.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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