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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 2,701 2,478 91.6 90.0-93.0 223 8.4 7.0-10.0
GENDER
Female 2,701 2,478 91.6 90.0-93.0 223 8.4 7.0-10.0
RACE
White 1,962 1,856 94.7 93.2-95.9 106 5.3 4.1- 6.8
African American 652 550 85.2 80.6-88.8 102 14.8 11.2-19.4
Other Minorities 60 49 78.6 60.5-89.8 11 21.4 10.2-39.5
HISPANIC
Yes 61 54 90.8 72.4-97.4 7 9.2 2.6-27.6
No 2,599 2,391 91.8 90.1-93.2 208 8.2 6.8- 9.9
AGE
18-24 179 158 82.1 72.8-88.7 21 17.9 11.3-27.2
25-34 439 409 93.0 89.2-95.5 30 7.0 4.5-10.8
35-44 513 485 96.5 94.2-97.9 28 3.5 2.1- 5.8
45-54 556 513 93.4 90.2-95.6 43 6.6 4.4- 9.8
55-64 412 383 95.5 92.9-97.1 29 4.5 2.9- 7.1
65+ 576 504 87.0 82.8-90.2 72 13.0 9.8-17.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 418 334 80.0 73.5-85.3 84 20.0 14.7-26.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 885 803 92.0 89.2-94.1 82 8.0 5.9-10.8
Some Post-H.S. 692 658 92.8 89.3-95.2 34 7.2 4.8-10.7
College Graduate 704 681 96.2 93.6-97.8 23 3.8 2.2- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 435 353 78.8 71.9-84.3 82 21.2 15.7-28.1
$15,000- 24,999 495 451 93.3 90.1-95.6 44 6.7 4.4- 9.9
$25,000- 34,999 337 314 92.1 86.5-95.5 23 7.9 4.5-13.5
$35,000- 49,999 399 385 95.8 92.1-97.8 14 4.2 2.2- 7.9
$50,000+ 650 636 97.2 94.4-98.7 14 2.8 1.3- 5.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 114 109 96.9 91.8-98.9 5 3.1 1.1- 8.2
Appalachia II 212 191 87.6 80.4-92.4 21 12.4 7.6-19.6
Appalachia III 164 153 93.1 87.5-96.4 11 6.9 3.6-12.5
Catawba 118 111 87.5 72.6-94.9 7 12.5 5.1-27.4
Edisto 65 60 89.3 73.4-96.2 5 10.7 3.8-26.6
Low Country 117 104 91.8 85.7-95.4 13 8.2 4.6-14.3
Palmetto 279 260 93.2 87.9-96.3 19 6.8 3.7-12.1
Pee Dee 822 740 88.8 85.7-91.2 82 11.2 8.8-14.3
Savannah 94 89 95.8 89.5-98.4 5 4.2 1.6-10.5
Trident 267 251 94.1 90.0-96.6 16 5.9 3.4-10.0
Upper Savannah 178 161 86.3 76.4-92.4 17 13.7 7.6-23.6
Waccamaw 143 130 92.2 85.7-95.9 13 7.8 4.1-14.3
Wateree 90 83 91.8 81.8-96.5 7 8.2 3.5-18.2

#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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