Search Disclaimer SC DHEC Home Health Services Contact Us Health Topics A to Z

BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Health Care Access

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

During the past 12 months, was there any time that you did not have any health insurance or coverage?*

Back to Health Care Access. Select a different topic for South Carolina:
  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,729 169 6.0 5.1- 7.1 2,560 94.0 92.9-94.9
GENDER
Male 1,079 65 5.7 4.4- 7.4 1,014 94.3 92.6-95.6
Female 1,650 104 6.3 5.1- 7.7 1,546 93.7 92.3-94.9
RACE
White 2,093 122 5.8 4.8- 7.0 1,971 94.2 93.0-95.2
African American 530 39 6.7 4.7- 9.4 491 93.3 90.6-95.3
Other Minorities 76 5 5.8 2.3-14.2 71 94.2 85.8-97.7
HISPANIC
Yes 59 7 10.4 4.5-22.3 52 89.6 77.7-95.5
No 2,653 158 5.8 4.9- 6.9 2,495 94.2 93.1-95.1
AGE
18-24 202 27 11.5 7.7-16.7 175 88.5 83.3-92.3
25-34 494 52 10.2 7.5-13.6 442 89.8 86.4-92.5
35-44 566 35 6.0 4.2- 8.4 531 94.0 91.6-95.8
45-54 540 26 3.7 2.4- 5.7 514 96.3 94.3-97.6
55-64 364 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5 355 97.2 94.5-98.6
65+ 513 18 3.5 2.1- 5.6 495 96.5 94.4-97.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 319 29 9.7 6.6-14.0 290 90.3 86.0-93.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 796 55 6.9 5.1- 9.1 741 93.1 90.9-94.9
Some Post-H.S. 768 54 6.5 4.9- 8.6 714 93.5 91.4-95.1
College Graduate 839 31 3.2 2.2- 4.7 808 96.8 95.3-97.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 215 24 11.2 7.3-16.7 191 88.8 83.3-92.7
$15,000- 24,999 393 41 11.2 8.0-15.5 352 88.8 84.5-92.0
$25,000- 34,999 392 27 5.9 3.9- 8.8 365 94.1 91.2-96.1
$35,000- 49,999 481 26 4.8 3.2- 7.3 455 95.2 92.7-96.8
$50,000+ 841 30 3.5 2.4- 5.2 811 96.5 94.8-97.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 173 12 7.2 4.0-12.7 161 92.8 87.3-96.0
Appalachia II 346 17 4.7 2.8- 7.8 329 95.3 92.2-97.2
Appalachia III 188 13 7.9 4.5-13.7 175 92.1 86.3-95.5
Catawba 173 12 6.2 3.4-11.1 161 93.8 88.9-96.6
Edisto 80 8 7.3 3.4-14.9 72 92.7 85.1-96.6
Low Country 134 7 6.0 2.8-12.3 127 94.0 87.7-97.2
Palmetto 447 29 6.5 4.4- 9.4 418 93.5 90.6-95.6
Pee Dee 178 13 7.4 3.8-14.1 165 92.6 85.9-96.2
Savannah 129 2 1.8 0.4- 7.7 127 98.2 92.3-99.6
Trident 353 24 5.8 3.7- 8.9 329 94.2 91.1-96.3
Upper Savannah 145 12 7.8 4.2-14.0 133 92.2 86.0-95.8
Waccamaw 191 10 5.2 2.6- 9.9 181 94.8 90.1-97.4
Wateree 155 9 5.3 2.7-10.2 146 94.7 89.8-97.3

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having current health insurance.

#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

BRFSS Home

For questions and comments on this site contact Khosrow Heidari
Email:heidarik@dhec.sc.gov
Phone number (803) 545-4490

This page was generated on 21MAR03.