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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,704 2,629 96.4 95.0-97.4 75 3.6 2.6- 5.0
GENDER
Female 2,704 2,629 96.4 95.0-97.4 75 3.6 2.6- 5.0
RACE
White 1,968 1,919 97.4 96.1-98.2 49 2.6 1.8- 3.9
African American 650 630 95.6 91.8-97.7 20 4.4 2.3- 8.2
Other Minorities 59 53 82.0 62.7-92.5 6 18.0 7.5-37.3
HISPANIC
Yes 61 59 98.0 92.1-99.5 2 2.0 0.5- 7.9
No 2,601 2,529 96.3 94.9-97.4 72 3.7 2.6- 5.1
AGE
18-24 179 161 84.9 75.8-91.0 18 15.1 9.0-24.2
25-34 440 431 98.0 95.6-99.1 9 2.0 0.9- 4.4
35-44 510 504 99.0 97.3-99.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.7
45-54 557 551 98.9 96.7-99.6 6 1.1 0.4- 3.3
55-64 413 408 98.6 96.6-99.5 5 1.4 0.5- 3.4
65+ 579 548 96.2 93.9-97.6 31 3.8 2.4- 6.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 418 398 95.0 88.9-97.8 20 5.0 2.2-11.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 885 866 97.8 95.7-98.9 19 2.2 1.1- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 695 673 95.2 91.9-97.2 22 4.8 2.8- 8.1
College Graduate 704 690 96.8 93.9-98.3 14 3.2 1.7- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 435 415 92.5 85.6-96.2 20 7.5 3.8-14.4
$15,000- 24,999 497 481 97.6 95.3-98.8 16 2.4 1.2- 4.7
$25,000- 34,999 337 329 96.0 90.3-98.4 8 4.0 1.6- 9.7
$35,000- 49,999 399 391 97.6 94.5-99.0 8 2.4 1.0- 5.5
$50,000+ 650 643 97.9 94.9-99.1 7 2.1 0.9- 5.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 114 113 99.6 97.1-99.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
Appalachia II 212 204 94.3 87.1-97.6 8 5.7 2.4-12.9
Appalachia III 165 158 94.8 89.0-97.6 7 5.2 2.4-11.0
Catawba 119 117 93.8 76.1-98.6 2 6.2 1.4-23.9
Edisto 65 64 95.1 72.9-99.3 1 4.9 0.7-27.1
Low Country 117 114 97.4 90.9-99.3 3 2.6 0.7- 9.1
Palmetto 281 276 97.4 92.1-99.1 5 2.6 0.9- 7.9
Pee Dee 820 795 96.9 95.0-98.1 25 3.1 1.9- 5.0
Savannah 94 93 98.9 92.3-99.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
Trident 268 260 96.5 92.6-98.4 8 3.5 1.6- 7.4
Upper Savannah 179 177 99.0 95.8-99.8 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2
Waccamaw 143 137 96.8 91.4-98.8 6 3.2 1.2- 8.6
Wateree 90 87 95.9 87.5-98.7 3 4.1 1.3-12.5

#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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