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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Sexual Behavior

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Some people use condoms to keep from getting infected with HIV through sexual activity. How effective do you think a properly used condom is for this purpose? Would you say:*

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  Total
Respond.#
Very effective Somewhat effective Not at all effective Don't know how effective Don't know method
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,535 816 53.1 50.1-56.0 613 39.7 36.9-42.6 69 4.6 3.5- 6.0 37 2.6 1.7- 3.8 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 634 356 56.0 51.6-60.4 238 36.8 32.6-41.1 23 4.4 2.8- 6.8 17 2.8 1.6- 4.8 0 0.0 . - .
Female 901 460 50.1 46.3-53.9 375 42.7 38.9-46.5 46 4.9 3.6- 6.6 20 2.3 1.3- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 1,121 583 50.9 47.5-54.3 458 42.0 38.7-45.4 54 4.7 3.6- 6.2 26 2.4 1.5- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
African American 351 209 62.1 55.9-67.9 123 32.3 26.9-38.3 12 3.8 1.9- 7.4 7 1.7 0.8- 4.0 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 55 22 38.2 25.1-53.1 26 43.6 29.8-58.4 3 8.2 2.2-25.8 4 10.1 3.3-27.2 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 44 15 26.2 14.7-42.2 24 56.1 38.6-72.2 4 11.9 4.0-30.4 1 5.8 0.8-31.1 0 0.0 . - .
No 1,489 800 54.3 51.3-57.3 588 39.0 36.1-41.9 65 4.3 3.3- 5.6 36 2.4 1.7- 3.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 212 105 52.1 44.1-59.9 96 42.2 34.8-50.0 10 4.5 2.4- 8.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 510 289 55.3 50.2-60.3 190 37.4 32.6-42.5 22 5.0 3.0- 8.2 9 2.3 1.0- 5.4 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 569 291 51.1 46.5-55.6 237 41.6 37.2-46.2 27 4.9 3.2- 7.4 14 2.4 1.4- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
45-54 244 131 54.7 47.4-61.8 90 36.3 29.6-43.6 10 3.4 1.7- 6.5 13 5.6 3.0-10.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 136 68 47.3 37.2-57.7 56 41.0 31.4-51.2 6 4.7 1.9-11.3 6 7.0 2.7-16.7 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 477 247 52.7 47.4-57.8 198 40.6 35.6-45.8 22 5.0 3.0- 8.1 10 1.8 0.9- 3.4 0 0.0 . - .
Some Post-H.S. 459 248 55.3 49.8-60.6 173 36.7 31.7-42.0 25 5.3 3.5- 8.0 13 2.8 1.5- 5.1 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 463 253 53.8 48.8-58.8 186 41.2 36.3-46.2 16 3.5 2.1- 5.8 8 1.5 0.7- 3.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 92 42 46.6 33.3-60.5 41 40.7 28.8-53.7 5 6.3 1.8-20.1 4 6.4 1.7-21.0 0 0.0 . - .
$15,000- 24,999 246 138 57.4 49.2-65.2 99 36.1 29.0-43.9 8 4.9 2.2-10.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 0 0.0 . - .
$25,000- 34,999 255 136 54.5 47.2-61.7 104 39.2 32.4-46.5 11 4.6 2.4- 8.7 4 1.6 0.6- 4.5 0 0.0 . - .
$35,000- 49,999 298 143 48.9 42.7-55.1 133 43.6 37.6-49.9 16 5.1 3.0- 8.5 6 2.4 1.0- 5.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 517 296 56.7 51.9-61.3 190 37.9 33.4-42.7 21 3.7 2.4- 5.8 10 1.7 0.9- 3.3 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 82 37 43.3 32.1-55.2 36 46.0 34.4-58.1 8 9.2 4.4-18.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia II 181 96 49.4 41.2-57.7 71 43.4 35.3-51.9 12 6.4 3.6-11.3 2 0.8 0.1- 4.6 0 0.0 . - .
Appalachia III 103 52 49.1 38.7-59.5 42 41.5 31.6-52.2 8 8.6 4.2-16.8 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 104 54 55.7 42.9-67.7 42 38.0 26.8-50.6 4 3.7 1.3- 9.7 4 2.7 1.0- 7.2 0 0.0 . - .
Edisto 48 26 56.2 40.1-71.1 21 42.9 28.1-59.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 0 0.0 . - .
Low Country 72 39 51.1 38.4-63.6 29 40.9 29.2-53.8 3 6.9 2.0-21.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 0 0.0 . - .
Palmetto 262 143 53.0 45.9-60.1 96 36.4 30.0-43.3 12 5.5 2.7-10.7 11 5.1 2.3-11.0 0 0.0 . - .
Pee Dee 92 52 55.2 43.7-66.3 32 33.3 23.5-44.8 3 5.4 1.6-17.2 5 6.0 2.5-13.7 0 0.0 . - .
Savannah 76 33 48.3 36.0-60.9 40 48.1 35.8-60.6 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 2 2.7 0.7-10.3 0 0.0 . - .
Trident 219 130 60.9 52.9-68.4 74 33.8 26.7-41.7 8 2.4 1.1- 5.1 7 3.0 1.3- 6.7 0 0.0 . - .
Upper Savannah 82 36 43.2 31.6-55.5 44 51.4 39.2-63.4 2 5.4 1.3-20.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Waccamaw 104 55 54.7 43.9-65.1 47 43.3 33.0-54.1 2 2.0 0.5- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Wateree 81 47 63.3 50.8-74.3 28 31.0 20.9-43.1 5 4.3 1.7-10.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 0 0.0 . - .

* This question was asked of respondents who reported having sex in the last 12 months and being ages 18-64 years old.

#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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