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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Health Status

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Now thinking about your physical health, which includes physical illness and injury, for how many days during the past 30 days was your physical health not good?

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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 3,144 2,054 66.1 64.2-68.0 315 10.0 8.8-11.3 319 9.8 8.7-11.0 221 7.1 6.1- 8.3 235 7.0 6.1- 8.1
GENDER
Male 1,249 885 71.4 68.5-74.2 113 9.0 7.4-10.9 96 7.8 6.3- 9.6 73 6.1 4.6- 8.0 82 5.7 4.5- 7.2
Female 1,895 1,169 61.3 58.7-63.8 202 10.9 9.3-12.7 223 11.5 10.0-13.3 148 8.1 6.7- 9.7 153 8.2 6.9- 9.8
RACE
White 2,362 1,550 66.4 64.2-68.5 240 10.1 8.8-11.5 246 10.0 8.8-11.4 163 6.9 5.8- 8.3 163 6.6 5.6- 7.8
African American 651 421 65.6 61.1-69.8 65 9.9 7.4-13.0 61 9.2 7.0-12.2 49 7.6 5.5-10.5 55 7.7 5.7-10.3
Other Minorities 99 59 62.7 51.1-73.0 9 10.2 4.6-21.2 10 8.7 4.3-17.1 8 8.4 3.8-17.4 13 10.0 5.5-17.5
HISPANIC
Yes 80 48 57.1 43.6-69.7 8 9.3 3.8-20.8 11 15.5 8.1-27.8 9 14.1 6.5-27.9 4 4.0 1.3-11.6
No 3,048 1,995 66.4 64.5-68.3 307 10.0 8.8-11.3 306 9.5 8.5-10.8 212 6.9 5.9- 8.1 228 7.1 6.2- 8.2
AGE
18-24 272 176 66.7 60.1-72.8 53 18.3 13.7-24.0 28 9.1 6.2-13.3 11 4.2 2.2- 7.9 4 1.6 0.5- 4.5
25-34 593 410 68.9 64.3-73.2 83 12.5 9.8-15.8 59 10.0 7.5-13.2 26 5.6 3.4- 9.0 15 3.0 1.8- 5.2
35-44 673 446 67.4 63.3-71.2 70 9.9 7.7-12.7 79 11.7 9.2-14.7 43 5.9 4.2- 8.2 35 5.1 3.6- 7.3
45-54 635 399 64.2 59.7-68.5 62 9.8 7.3-13.0 71 10.0 7.7-12.9 55 9.5 6.9-13.1 48 6.5 4.7- 8.8
55-64 414 264 63.8 58.6-68.6 29 6.8 4.6- 9.9 34 7.7 5.4-10.8 28 7.2 4.9-10.5 59 14.5 11.2-18.6
65+ 502 318 64.2 59.5-68.7 16 2.9 1.8- 4.9 44 8.9 6.5-12.0 55 10.3 7.7-13.6 69 13.7 10.7-17.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 407 210 54.1 48.2-59.9 24 4.6 3.0- 7.1 41 10.2 7.3-14.1 57 15.5 11.4-20.7 75 15.5 12.1-19.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 948 631 66.8 63.2-70.2 80 9.4 7.3-12.1 109 10.3 8.4-12.7 61 6.8 5.0- 9.0 67 6.7 5.1- 8.7
Some Post-H.S. 893 570 65.5 61.9-69.0 108 11.8 9.5-14.5 89 9.9 7.9-12.4 65 6.4 4.8- 8.4 61 6.4 4.9- 8.3
College Graduate 889 637 72.4 69.1-75.5 103 11.7 9.5-14.2 80 8.7 6.9-11.0 38 3.8 2.7- 5.3 31 3.5 2.4- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 299 132 45.6 38.4-52.9 20 8.5 4.9-14.1 37 12.4 8.7-17.3 39 10.8 7.6-15.0 71 22.8 17.7-28.8
$15,000- 24,999 519 309 60.7 55.5-65.8 46 8.3 5.8-11.7 59 10.4 7.8-13.8 48 10.8 7.8-14.7 57 9.8 7.4-12.9
$25,000- 34,999 463 307 67.8 62.6-72.7 59 11.9 8.8-15.8 47 9.3 6.8-12.7 32 7.1 4.5-10.9 18 3.9 2.3- 6.5
$35,000- 49,999 533 356 68.8 64.3-72.9 64 12.2 9.3-15.8 60 10.6 8.1-13.7 32 5.2 3.5- 7.6 21 3.3 2.1- 5.1
$50,000+ 873 633 72.5 69.1-75.6 103 11.8 9.6-14.4 80 8.9 7.0-11.3 32 3.5 2.4- 5.1 25 3.3 2.2- 4.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 198 119 64.2 56.7-71.1 17 8.4 5.0-13.6 21 9.8 6.2-15.0 17 8.0 4.6-13.7 24 9.6 6.3-14.5
Appalachia II 379 252 66.3 60.5-71.6 41 11.3 8.0-15.9 37 10.5 7.3-14.8 25 6.0 3.8- 9.3 24 5.9 3.8- 9.1
Appalachia III 216 138 64.1 56.8-70.8 22 10.9 7.0-16.7 29 12.7 8.7-18.1 13 6.6 3.6-11.7 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9
Catawba 203 136 68.5 60.5-75.5 18 9.0 5.3-14.9 16 7.4 4.3-12.4 15 7.8 4.4-13.3 18 7.4 4.5-11.8
Edisto 89 51 55.9 43.3-67.8 12 12.8 7.0-22.5 13 12.6 6.6-22.7 6 9.7 3.4-24.6 7 8.9 3.8-19.7
Low Country 150 99 64.3 55.2-72.6 19 11.5 7.1-18.0 11 7.6 4.0-13.9 7 6.5 2.6-15.1 14 10.2 5.8-17.2
Palmetto 499 317 64.6 59.5-69.4 69 13.4 10.1-17.5 49 9.5 6.9-12.9 40 7.9 5.4-11.4 24 4.6 3.0- 7.1
Pee Dee 213 142 64.6 56.9-71.5 19 8.8 5.4-14.0 19 9.7 6.0-15.4 11 5.4 2.7-10.6 22 11.5 7.3-17.5
Savannah 139 83 58.8 49.3-67.7 15 13.1 7.3-22.3 20 13.1 8.3-20.1 12 8.4 4.6-14.9 9 6.6 3.3-12.9
Trident 404 270 68.1 62.6-73.1 41 10.2 7.2-14.1 33 7.4 5.1-10.6 33 8.0 5.3-11.7 27 6.4 4.2- 9.6
Upper Savannah 173 115 67.4 59.1-74.7 17 9.2 5.4-15.3 13 7.0 4.0-12.1 7 4.1 1.6-10.4 21 12.2 7.7-18.8
Waccamaw 240 156 69.6 62.8-75.6 13 4.6 2.5- 8.2 34 13.5 9.2-19.4 18 6.1 3.7-10.0 19 6.2 3.8-10.0
Wateree 187 137 74.4 66.8-80.8 12 6.7 3.5-12.2 20 9.3 5.7-15.0 8 4.6 2.2- 9.3 10 5.0 2.6- 9.3

#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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