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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Health Status

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During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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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 3,173 2,541 80.7 79.0-82.2 165 5.2 4.3- 6.1 168 5.0 4.2- 5.9 152 4.7 3.9- 5.6 147 4.5 3.7- 5.4
GENDER
Male 1,263 1,036 82.7 80.2-84.9 69 5.3 4.1- 6.8 46 3.7 2.7- 5.1 56 4.5 3.3- 6.1 56 3.8 2.9- 5.0
Female 1,910 1,505 78.8 76.6-81.0 96 5.0 4.0- 6.4 122 6.2 5.1- 7.6 96 4.8 3.9- 6.0 91 5.1 3.9- 6.6
RACE
White 2,373 1,898 80.6 78.7-82.3 138 5.8 4.8- 7.0 124 5.0 4.1- 6.0 112 4.6 3.7- 5.6 101 4.0 3.3- 5.0
African American 666 543 81.9 78.0-85.3 22 3.5 2.2- 5.7 37 4.9 3.4- 7.0 27 4.1 2.6- 6.4 37 5.5 3.5- 8.7
Other Minorities 101 71 71.0 59.5-80.3 5 4.7 1.9-11.1 7 8.1 3.1-19.5 12 11.0 5.7-20.3 6 5.2 2.3-11.7
HISPANIC
Yes 81 65 78.2 65.1-87.3 2 2.1 0.5- 8.2 5 8.0 2.8-20.9 5 7.3 2.7-18.4 4 4.3 1.5-12.1
No 3,072 2,463 80.8 79.1-82.4 163 5.3 4.5- 6.3 160 4.9 4.1- 5.8 145 4.6 3.8- 5.5 141 4.5 3.6- 5.5
AGE
18-24 276 221 80.5 74.5-85.4 26 8.4 5.6-12.3 16 5.6 3.4- 9.2 8 2.6 1.2- 5.3 5 2.9 0.8- 9.9
25-34 598 500 84.3 80.6-87.5 42 5.9 4.2- 8.2 26 4.6 2.8- 7.3 20 3.2 1.9- 5.3 10 2.0 1.0- 3.9
35-44 675 527 78.8 75.2-82.1 39 5.8 4.0- 8.3 43 6.2 4.5- 8.5 34 5.2 3.6- 7.4 32 4.0 2.8- 5.9
45-54 637 501 79.3 75.2-82.9 30 5.1 3.2- 8.0 39 5.4 3.8- 7.6 34 5.8 3.7- 9.0 33 4.5 3.1- 6.4
55-64 418 329 79.1 74.6-83.0 14 3.3 1.9- 5.6 22 4.7 3.0- 7.3 18 3.9 2.4- 6.4 35 9.0 6.3-12.6
65+ 514 418 81.4 77.5-84.9 13 2.6 1.5- 4.5 20 3.6 2.2- 5.7 33 6.5 4.4- 9.4 30 5.9 4.0- 8.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 414 293 71.7 66.1-76.8 12 2.5 1.4- 4.6 30 6.6 4.5- 9.7 34 8.1 5.5-11.8 45 11.0 7.4-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 959 776 81.3 78.2-84.1 41 4.9 3.4- 6.9 55 5.5 4.0- 7.4 40 4.2 2.8- 6.2 47 4.2 3.1- 5.7
Some Post-H.S. 902 713 80.7 77.7-83.4 57 6.0 4.5- 8.1 48 5.0 3.7- 6.9 48 4.6 3.4- 6.2 36 3.6 2.6- 5.1
College Graduate 891 752 84.7 81.8-87.1 55 6.1 4.6- 8.2 35 3.6 2.5- 5.2 30 3.5 2.3- 5.2 19 2.1 1.3- 3.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 185 62.0 54.5-68.9 16 5.3 2.9- 9.3 18 7.6 4.4-12.8 35 9.6 6.7-13.7 43 15.5 10.1-23.2
$15,000- 24,999 527 385 73.4 68.6-77.7 24 5.1 3.1- 8.2 44 7.2 5.2-10.0 34 7.4 5.1-10.7 40 6.9 4.9- 9.6
$25,000- 34,999 465 381 83.1 78.7-86.8 28 5.9 3.9- 8.9 20 3.9 2.4- 6.3 22 4.1 2.3- 7.3 14 3.0 1.7- 5.2
$35,000- 49,999 534 438 83.6 79.9-86.7 30 5.4 3.7- 7.8 35 5.7 3.9- 8.1 20 3.4 2.0- 5.7 11 1.9 1.0- 3.6
$50,000+ 879 765 87.0 84.3-89.3 55 6.2 4.6- 8.3 30 3.3 2.2- 5.0 15 1.6 0.9- 2.7 14 1.9 1.1- 3.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 200 152 78.8 72.0-84.4 14 5.8 3.2-10.2 9 4.1 2.0- 8.2 11 6.2 3.2-11.8 14 5.1 2.8- 8.8
Appalachia II 387 303 77.6 72.3-82.2 27 8.9 5.7-13.6 23 5.5 3.4- 8.7 16 3.9 2.3- 6.6 18 4.1 2.5- 6.7
Appalachia III 219 177 82.3 76.2-87.1 9 3.8 1.9- 7.4 15 5.7 3.3- 9.5 8 4.1 1.8- 8.8 10 4.2 2.1- 8.0
Catawba 204 164 82.1 75.5-87.2 7 3.3 1.4- 7.7 12 5.2 2.9- 9.2 13 6.0 3.2-11.0 8 3.4 1.6- 6.8
Edisto 92 74 79.4 66.7-88.1 4 3.9 1.3-11.0 6 5.0 2.1-11.8 6 10.1 3.8-24.5 2 1.6 0.3- 7.1
Low Country 152 131 86.9 80.0-91.7 4 1.6 0.6- 4.4 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2 4 2.5 0.9- 6.6 8 6.5 3.2-13.0
Palmetto 501 402 81.2 76.9-84.8 28 5.7 3.8- 8.5 27 5.4 3.4- 8.5 26 4.2 2.7- 6.6 18 3.5 2.2- 5.6
Pee Dee 214 167 75.3 67.8-81.5 14 6.3 3.5-10.9 7 4.5 2.0- 9.7 9 4.7 2.2-10.0 17 9.3 5.6-15.1
Savannah 141 106 76.3 68.0-83.1 10 6.1 3.2-11.5 12 9.4 5.2-16.5 8 5.7 2.7-11.5 5 2.4 0.9- 5.8
Trident 406 329 80.1 74.4-84.8 18 4.7 2.8- 7.8 19 4.9 2.9- 8.1 25 5.0 3.2- 7.7 15 5.3 2.4-11.3
Upper Savannah 174 143 82.8 75.5-88.3 9 5.5 2.7-10.7 7 3.0 1.4- 6.5 7 5.5 2.4-12.2 8 3.1 1.4- 6.9
Waccamaw 243 189 81.3 75.6-86.0 11 4.1 2.0- 8.0 15 5.2 3.0- 8.8 15 4.6 2.7- 7.9 13 4.8 2.6- 8.6
Wateree 187 159 86.1 79.7-90.7 8 3.8 1.8- 7.6 11 5.7 2.8-11.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 8 4.3 2.1- 8.6

* Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

#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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