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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Health Status

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  Total
Respond.#
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,141 2,110 68.2 66.3-70.1 270 8.5 7.3- 9.8 318 10.1 8.9-11.5 251 7.3 6.4- 8.3 192 5.9 5.0- 6.9
GENDER
Male 1,248 928 74.3 71.3-77.0 89 7.8 6.0-10.1 90 7.0 5.6- 8.9 82 6.1 4.9- 7.7 59 4.7 3.5- 6.3
Female 1,893 1,182 62.7 60.1-65.2 181 9.1 7.8-10.6 228 12.9 11.1-15.1 169 8.4 7.1- 9.8 133 6.9 5.7- 8.4
RACE
White 2,358 1,590 68.2 66.0-70.4 199 8.4 7.0-10.0 242 10.1 8.8-11.6 182 7.3 6.3- 8.6 145 5.9 4.9- 7.2
African American 654 433 68.0 63.5-72.2 61 8.7 6.5-11.5 66 10.6 7.8-14.4 59 7.6 5.7-10.1 35 5.1 3.4- 7.5
Other Minorities 100 63 66.3 55.2-75.9 8 8.9 4.0-18.6 9 8.3 4.1-16.1 8 5.1 2.3-10.8 12 11.4 6.1-20.2
HISPANIC
Yes 80 54 72.4 60.0-82.2 5 6.6 2.5-16.6 10 10.5 5.1-20.3 4 3.6 1.1-10.9 7 6.9 2.7-16.2
No 3,046 2,045 68.0 66.1-70.0 265 8.6 7.4- 9.9 306 10.1 8.8-11.5 245 7.4 6.5- 8.5 185 5.9 5.0- 6.9
AGE
18-24 275 157 56.1 48.9-62.9 36 14.1 9.3-20.9 33 13.5 9.0-19.8 29 9.6 6.5-13.9 20 6.7 4.3-10.4
25-34 593 374 66.3 61.8-70.5 62 8.8 6.8-11.5 74 12.4 9.4-16.1 55 8.2 6.1-10.9 28 4.3 2.9- 6.4
35-44 669 406 62.4 58.2-66.5 83 11.9 9.5-15.0 76 11.0 8.6-14.1 60 8.4 6.4-10.9 44 6.2 4.4- 8.7
45-54 630 422 69.8 65.4-73.8 42 5.5 3.9- 7.7 67 10.6 8.0-13.9 54 6.8 5.1- 9.0 45 7.4 5.1-10.6
55-64 412 307 75.9 71.2-80.0 24 6.1 4.0- 9.2 32 6.9 4.8- 9.7 25 5.5 3.6- 8.3 24 5.6 3.6- 8.8
65+ 508 402 79.9 75.9-83.5 20 4.2 2.6- 6.7 35 6.1 4.3- 8.6 23 4.7 3.0- 7.3 28 5.2 3.4- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 403 241 61.8 55.9-67.4 13 3.4 1.9- 6.1 58 14.1 10.1-19.3 43 9.7 7.0-13.4 48 11.0 7.9-15.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 956 684 72.9 69.5-76.0 77 8.1 6.3-10.4 74 7.0 5.4- 9.1 69 7.1 5.4- 9.1 52 4.9 3.5- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 891 550 63.0 59.1-66.7 89 10.7 8.0-14.1 102 11.2 8.9-14.0 82 7.8 6.2- 9.8 68 7.3 5.6- 9.5
College Graduate 883 628 71.5 68.0-74.8 91 9.5 7.6-11.7 84 10.7 8.3-13.6 57 5.7 4.3- 7.5 23 2.7 1.7- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 295 148 51.9 44.7-59.1 18 6.0 3.6-10.0 35 13.4 8.2-21.1 37 11.3 8.0-15.9 57 17.3 13.1-22.6
$15,000- 24,999 517 323 59.4 53.8-64.8 37 9.8 6.1-15.3 55 12.1 8.7-16.4 61 10.6 7.9-14.0 41 8.1 5.8-11.4
$25,000- 34,999 462 295 66.9 61.6-71.7 46 9.6 6.9-13.0 68 13.7 10.3-17.9 28 5.0 3.3- 7.5 25 4.9 2.8- 8.3
$35,000- 49,999 532 367 72.6 68.3-76.6 56 8.6 6.5-11.3 51 8.9 6.5-12.2 39 6.5 4.7- 9.0 19 3.3 2.0- 5.3
$50,000+ 874 634 73.6 70.2-76.7 94 9.9 8.0-12.3 74 8.2 6.4-10.5 49 5.1 3.8- 6.8 23 3.2 2.1- 4.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 198 124 63.2 55.4-70.4 15 6.4 3.5-11.3 16 9.4 5.5-15.8 26 13.5 8.8-20.0 17 7.5 4.5-12.2
Appalachia II 379 251 66.2 60.4-71.5 37 10.8 7.7-14.9 42 11.4 8.0-16.0 27 6.6 4.3- 9.8 22 5.1 3.1- 8.4
Appalachia III 216 149 70.2 63.1-76.4 15 6.6 3.7-11.5 16 6.5 3.7-11.3 22 9.9 6.4-15.0 14 6.8 3.9-11.6
Catawba 200 131 64.3 54.5-73.1 24 14.9 7.8-26.7 20 9.5 5.7-15.3 17 7.6 4.6-12.4 8 3.7 1.8- 7.4
Edisto 92 64 70.9 58.4-80.8 4 3.7 1.3-10.2 8 6.4 3.0-13.2 8 6.7 3.1-14.0 8 12.3 5.2-26.3
Low Country 151 106 73.3 64.9-80.3 16 11.0 6.2-18.5 18 9.6 5.8-15.5 9 4.9 2.4- 9.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6
Palmetto 495 329 69.7 64.8-74.2 49 8.2 5.9-11.1 53 10.2 7.2-14.2 36 6.3 4.4- 9.0 28 5.7 3.7- 8.5
Pee Dee 214 153 72.0 64.7-78.3 12 5.0 2.6- 9.5 19 9.8 5.8-15.9 17 7.2 4.4-11.7 13 6.0 3.3-10.7
Savannah 141 99 71.8 62.9-79.3 9 6.1 2.9-12.5 12 7.9 4.3-14.1 11 8.1 4.1-15.4 10 6.0 3.1-11.3
Trident 402 275 67.9 61.8-73.4 32 8.6 5.9-12.4 40 12.1 7.9-18.1 31 6.0 4.1- 8.7 24 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Upper Savannah 172 114 68.4 60.3-75.6 15 7.4 4.2-12.6 22 12.2 7.9-18.3 11 5.6 2.9-10.4 10 6.5 3.1-13.1
Waccamaw 241 153 64.9 57.8-71.4 18 7.7 4.6-12.8 28 11.4 7.7-16.8 19 7.3 4.5-11.6 23 8.6 5.3-13.7
Wateree 187 127 66.8 58.4-74.3 20 10.8 6.8-16.8 17 9.3 5.3-15.8 14 8.6 4.6-15.6 9 4.4 2.2- 8.8

#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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