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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Disability

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,167 188 5.8 5.0- 6.8 2,979 94.2 93.2-95.0
GENDER
Male 1,255 75 5.8 4.5- 7.4 1,180 94.2 92.6-95.5
Female 1,912 113 5.9 4.8- 7.2 1,799 94.1 92.8-95.2
RACE
White 2,373 126 5.1 4.2- 6.1 2,247 94.9 93.9-95.8
African American 660 48 7.5 5.5-10.2 612 92.5 89.8-94.5
Other Minorities 102 11 9.8 5.2-17.7 91 90.2 82.3-94.8
HISPANIC
Yes 82 5 3.5 1.4- 8.7 77 96.5 91.3-98.6
No 3,065 179 5.9 5.0- 6.9 2,886 94.1 93.1-95.0
AGE
18-24 274 3 1.2 0.4- 3.9 271 98.8 96.1-99.6
25-34 596 14 2.8 1.6- 5.0 582 97.2 95.0-98.4
35-44 668 23 3.8 2.5- 5.9 645 96.2 94.1-97.5
45-54 632 29 4.7 3.1- 6.9 603 95.3 93.1-96.9
55-64 423 36 8.1 5.7-11.4 387 91.9 88.6-94.3
65+ 522 81 15.3 12.2-19.1 441 84.7 80.9-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 420 54 11.9 8.8-15.8 366 88.1 84.2-91.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 958 52 5.5 4.1- 7.4 906 94.5 92.6-95.9
Some Post-H.S. 892 56 5.9 4.4- 7.7 836 94.1 92.3-95.6
College Graduate 889 25 2.7 1.8- 4.2 864 97.3 95.8-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 61 18.0 13.7-23.3 244 82.0 76.7-86.3
$15,000- 24,999 522 43 9.0 6.5-12.3 479 91.0 87.7-93.5
$25,000- 34,999 459 18 4.2 2.5- 6.9 441 95.8 93.1-97.5
$35,000- 49,999 533 15 2.6 1.5- 4.4 518 97.4 95.6-98.5
$50,000+ 875 19 2.5 1.6- 4.1 856 97.5 95.9-98.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 15 6.5 3.8-10.9 187 93.5 89.1-96.2
Appalachia II 385 21 5.0 3.1- 8.2 364 95.0 91.8-96.9
Appalachia III 216 16 8.9 5.3-14.4 200 91.1 85.6-94.7
Catawba 203 14 5.9 3.3-10.4 189 94.1 89.6-96.7
Edisto 91 4 4.7 1.6-12.7 87 95.3 87.3-98.4
Low Country 151 10 6.3 3.2-11.9 141 93.7 88.1-96.8
Palmetto 497 18 3.6 2.2- 5.8 479 96.4 94.2-97.8
Pee Dee 218 24 14.6 9.7-21.5 194 85.4 78.5-90.3
Savannah 142 8 4.8 2.3- 9.7 134 95.2 90.3-97.7
Trident 402 23 4.5 2.9- 7.0 379 95.5 93.0-97.1
Upper Savannah 177 11 6.0 3.1-11.4 166 94.0 88.6-96.9
Waccamaw 244 13 4.2 2.3- 7.4 231 95.8 92.6-97.7
Wateree 186 9 5.4 2.7-10.6 177 94.6 89.4-97.3

#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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