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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 4,152 1,914 44.7 42.7-46.7 2,238 55.3 53.3-57.3
GENDER
Male 1,605 623 37.8 34.7-41.0 982 62.2 59.0-65.3
Female 2,547 1,291 50.8 48.2-53.4 1,256 49.2 46.6-51.8
RACE
White 3,156 1,455 45.2 42.9-47.5 1,701 54.8 52.5-57.1
African American 870 410 44.2 39.6-48.9 460 55.8 51.1-60.4
Other Minorities 88 35 38.7 26.9-52.0 53 61.3 48.0-73.1
HISPANIC
Yes 91 39 39.8 27.0-54.1 52 60.2 45.9-73.0
No 4,000 1,854 45.1 43.1-47.2 2,146 54.9 52.8-56.9
AGE
18-24 288 104 33.8 27.1-41.4 184 66.2 58.6-72.9
25-34 676 320 45.2 40.4-50.1 356 54.8 49.9-59.6
35-44 817 395 46.3 41.9-50.7 422 53.7 49.3-58.1
45-54 825 454 52.3 47.7-56.8 371 47.7 43.2-52.3
55-64 674 325 48.8 43.9-53.6 349 51.2 46.4-56.1
65+ 846 303 39.3 35.2-43.6 543 60.7 56.4-64.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 615 236 34.5 29.5-40.0 379 65.5 60.0-70.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,300 583 44.6 40.8-48.4 717 55.4 51.6-59.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,045 513 46.9 43.0-50.9 532 53.1 49.1-57.0
College Graduate 1,188 580 47.7 44.1-51.3 608 52.3 48.7-55.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 547 255 46.7 40.4-53.1 292 53.3 46.9-59.6
$15,000- 24,999 728 306 41.7 36.8-46.8 422 58.3 53.2-63.2
$25,000- 34,999 536 247 43.7 38.2-49.3 289 56.3 50.7-61.8
$35,000- 49,999 675 327 45.7 40.5-51.0 348 54.3 49.0-59.5
$50,000+ 1,171 571 46.2 42.7-49.7 600 53.8 50.3-57.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 172 81 46.9 38.6-55.4 91 53.1 44.6-61.4
Appalachia II 353 159 46.3 40.5-52.2 194 53.7 47.8-59.5
Appalachia III 253 106 39.0 32.5-45.9 147 61.0 54.1-67.5
Catawba 190 85 42.3 33.9-51.3 105 57.7 48.7-66.1
Edisto 87 41 44.4 32.9-56.6 46 55.6 43.4-67.1
Low Country 175 74 41.8 33.6-50.4 101 58.2 49.6-66.4
Palmetto 450 227 48.1 42.5-53.7 223 51.9 46.3-57.5
Pee Dee 1,239 557 43.2 39.4-47.1 682 56.8 52.9-60.6
Savannah 146 62 35.9 27.6-45.2 84 64.1 54.8-72.4
Trident 388 204 49.5 43.7-55.3 184 50.5 44.7-56.3
Upper Savannah 268 121 43.6 35.5-52.1 147 56.4 47.9-64.5
Waccamaw 247 116 44.7 36.9-52.7 131 55.3 47.3-63.1
Wateree 142 62 43.4 33.7-53.7 80 56.6 46.3-66.3

#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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