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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.#
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,183 740 22.8 21.2-24.6 1,011 31.8 29.9-33.7 925 29.9 28.0-31.7 342 11.1 9.9-12.4 165 4.5 3.8- 5.3
GENDER
Male 1,264 296 22.7 20.2-25.4 420 33.4 30.5-36.5 372 30.3 27.6-33.3 119 9.7 8.0-11.8 57 3.8 2.8- 4.9
Female 1,919 444 22.9 20.8-25.2 591 30.2 27.9-32.7 553 29.4 27.1-31.9 223 12.3 10.6-14.1 108 5.2 4.2- 6.3
RACE
White 2,382 593 24.2 22.3-26.2 778 32.9 30.7-35.1 666 28.6 26.6-30.7 229 10.1 8.7-11.6 116 4.3 3.5- 5.2
African American 666 116 18.7 15.3-22.7 199 29.5 25.5-33.8 222 34.1 29.9-38.6 93 13.0 10.4-16.1 36 4.7 3.2- 6.8
Other Minorities 102 24 22.7 14.8-33.3 23 25.0 16.2-36.5 27 26.5 17.7-37.7 17 18.3 11.1-28.8 11 7.4 3.8-13.8
HISPANIC
Yes 83 12 11.0 5.5-20.7 17 24.2 14.5-37.6 33 36.1 24.9-49.0 17 25.2 14.9-39.4 4 3.4 1.2- 9.2
No 3,080 726 23.3 21.6-25.1 987 32.1 30.2-34.0 887 29.6 27.8-31.5 323 10.6 9.4-11.9 157 4.5 3.8- 5.3
AGE
18-24 275 82 30.4 24.4-37.1 92 34.4 27.9-41.6 84 28.8 23.0-35.3 16 5.9 3.5- 9.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
25-34 600 161 26.3 22.4-30.7 235 36.7 32.4-41.3 164 28.3 24.3-32.7 33 7.2 4.7-10.8 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1
35-44 673 187 25.8 22.4-29.5 217 32.5 28.6-36.6 191 30.0 26.2-34.2 54 8.5 6.3-11.5 24 3.1 2.0- 4.8
45-54 639 148 22.5 19.0-26.6 219 34.2 30.0-38.7 160 26.7 22.7-31.0 78 12.2 9.6-15.3 34 4.4 3.0- 6.4
55-64 421 86 18.4 14.9-22.5 104 25.3 21.1-30.1 130 31.4 26.8-36.5 61 15.3 11.9-19.5 40 9.5 6.9-13.1
65+ 520 63 12.1 9.3-15.6 130 25.8 22.0-30.2 173 33.5 29.2-38.1 98 19.2 15.7-23.2 56 9.3 7.0-12.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 419 40 9.8 6.7-14.1 74 17.2 13.4-21.9 145 37.1 31.6-43.0 96 23.6 19.0-28.9 64 12.3 9.4-16.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 965 206 21.7 18.8-25.0 271 28.8 25.6-32.3 326 33.8 30.5-37.4 118 11.9 9.8-14.5 44 3.7 2.7- 5.1
Some Post-H.S. 901 182 20.0 17.2-23.2 343 38.6 34.8-42.5 256 28.8 25.6-32.3 82 8.7 6.9-10.9 38 3.8 2.7- 5.4
College Graduate 891 312 34.7 31.4-38.3 323 36.4 33.0-40.0 194 21.8 18.9-25.0 45 5.4 4.0- 7.4 17 1.6 1.0- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 303 37 12.7 8.8-18.1 54 18.5 13.6-24.6 89 32.7 25.8-40.4 59 18.7 14.2-24.3 64 17.4 13.3-22.4
$15,000- 24,999 525 88 17.0 13.3-21.4 133 26.4 21.5-31.9 175 32.9 28.4-37.8 90 17.1 13.6-21.3 39 6.7 4.7- 9.3
$25,000- 34,999 464 88 20.3 16.1-25.2 161 34.1 29.2-39.4 162 35.4 30.4-40.7 42 8.6 6.2-11.8 11 1.7 0.9- 3.2
$35,000- 49,999 535 128 22.7 19.0-26.8 195 36.9 32.5-41.6 155 30.2 26.0-34.7 49 9.1 6.8-12.1 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3
$50,000+ 879 308 33.4 30.1-36.9 342 39.1 35.6-42.7 177 21.0 18.2-24.2 37 4.7 3.3- 6.6 15 1.8 1.0- 3.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 201 44 22.4 16.6-29.5 54 28.9 22.5-36.4 64 31.8 25.1-39.4 23 10.3 6.5-16.0 16 6.6 3.9-10.8
Appalachia II 389 113 28.9 24.0-34.4 115 30.1 25.1-35.6 99 25.5 21.0-30.7 43 10.3 7.4-14.2 19 5.2 3.1- 8.6
Appalachia III 218 46 19.1 14.3-25.0 74 34.5 27.9-41.8 61 29.6 23.4-36.7 31 14.7 10.2-20.7 6 2.0 0.8- 4.7
Catawba 203 48 22.0 15.8-29.7 63 36.6 27.8-46.5 62 26.9 20.6-34.2 18 9.9 6.0-15.9 12 4.6 2.5- 8.3
Edisto 93 17 16.0 9.6-25.5 24 23.3 15.1-34.2 35 43.3 31.7-55.7 10 11.5 5.7-22.1 7 5.8 2.5-13.0
Low Country 153 35 20.4 14.4-28.1 62 40.9 32.5-50.0 35 24.2 17.3-32.7 14 9.9 5.7-16.4 7 4.6 2.1- 9.5
Palmetto 500 137 26.7 22.6-31.3 173 33.9 29.3-38.9 124 26.8 22.5-31.6 47 9.4 6.8-13.0 19 3.1 1.9- 5.0
Pee Dee 218 42 19.0 14.0-25.4 62 28.2 21.9-35.5 76 33.9 27.2-41.3 23 11.6 7.6-17.4 15 7.2 4.1-12.1
Savannah 142 29 20.0 13.5-28.5 40 30.6 22.5-40.0 42 30.2 22.5-39.2 25 16.0 10.6-23.3 6 3.4 1.4- 7.8
Trident 404 99 24.4 19.7-29.9 136 32.3 27.3-37.8 122 31.7 26.3-37.6 28 7.8 5.2-11.6 19 3.8 2.3- 6.3
Upper Savannah 176 42 25.4 18.6-33.7 54 29.4 22.6-37.4 47 27.8 20.8-36.1 20 10.5 6.5-16.7 13 6.7 3.8-11.7
Waccamaw 243 40 18.2 13.1-24.7 85 32.5 26.4-39.4 71 32.4 25.9-39.6 27 10.8 6.9-16.3 20 6.1 3.8- 9.8
Wateree 187 43 23.5 16.9-31.6 53 27.2 20.5-35.3 64 33.9 26.6-42.1 22 12.8 8.2-19.4 5 2.5 1.0- 6.4

#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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