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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Women's Health

A hysterectomy is an operation to remove the uterus (womb). Have you had a hysterectomy?

  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,594 816 26.5 24.5-28.6 1,778 73.5 71.4-75.5
GENDER
Female 2,594 816 26.5 24.5-28.6 1,778 73.5 71.4-75.5
RACE
White 1,886 637 28.9 26.5-31.4 1,249 71.1 68.6-73.5
African American 630 157 20.8 17.1-25.2 473 79.2 74.8-82.9
Other Minorities 54 16 21.7 11.8-36.4 38 78.3 63.6-88.2
HISPANIC
Yes 59 18 24.5 13.6-40.1 41 75.5 59.9-86.4
No 2,493 785 26.4 24.4-28.6 1,708 73.6 71.4-75.6
AGE
18-24 171 0 0.0 . - . 171 100 . - .
25-34 400 5 1.6 0.6- 3.8 395 98.4 96.2-99.4
35-44 451 33 7.0 4.5-10.6 418 93.0 89.4-95.5
45-54 556 234 40.6 35.5-45.8 322 59.4 54.2-64.5
55-64 412 223 51.4 45.4-57.4 189 48.6 42.6-54.6
65+ 580 314 50.3 45.1-55.5 266 49.7 44.5-54.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 403 197 41.1 34.7-47.7 206 58.9 52.3-65.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 850 289 30.4 26.7-34.5 561 69.6 65.5-73.3
Some Post-H.S. 663 175 20.6 17.3-24.4 488 79.4 75.6-82.7
College Graduate 676 154 19.8 16.5-23.6 522 80.2 76.4-83.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 423 168 31.6 26.0-37.7 255 68.4 62.3-74.0
$15,000- 24,999 470 153 28.7 23.7-34.2 317 71.3 65.8-76.3
$25,000- 34,999 320 102 25.3 20.0-31.3 218 74.7 68.7-80.0
$35,000- 49,999 377 96 22.5 17.8-27.9 281 77.5 72.1-82.2
$50,000+ 624 159 24.1 20.4-28.3 465 75.9 71.7-79.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 109 40 34.2 25.3-44.4 69 65.8 55.6-74.7
Appalachia II 202 61 25.4 19.5-32.4 141 74.6 67.6-80.5
Appalachia III 161 71 38.1 30.5-46.3 90 61.9 53.7-69.5
Catawba 111 27 22.3 14.7-32.2 84 77.7 67.8-85.3
Edisto 64 15 22.2 13.0-35.3 49 77.8 64.7-87.0
Low Country 116 30 26.0 18.2-35.8 86 74.0 64.2-81.8
Palmetto 269 71 23.0 18.0-28.8 198 77.0 71.2-82.0
Pee Dee 782 286 33.3 29.3-37.6 496 66.7 62.4-70.7
Savannah 92 35 33.1 23.6-44.2 57 66.9 55.8-76.4
Trident 255 55 17.2 12.9-22.6 200 82.8 77.4-87.1
Upper Savannah 171 53 30.2 22.0-40.0 118 69.8 60.0-78.0
Waccamaw 140 37 24.4 17.3-33.4 103 75.6 66.6-82.7
Wateree 87 26 31.1 21.0-43.2 61 68.9 56.8-79.0

#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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