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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

STATE-ADDED QUESTIONS

Sometimes people provide care or assistance to others who are elderly, ill or disabled. During the past 30 days,did you provide any type of care or assiantance to a relative or friend who is 60 years old or older?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,081 1,402 33.4 31.4-35.4 2,679 66.6 64.6-68.6
GENDER
Male 1,582 517 33.0 29.9-36.2 1,065 67.0 63.8-70.1
Female 2,499 885 33.8 31.3-36.3 1,614 66.2 63.7-68.7
RACE
White 3,113 1,057 32.6 30.5-34.8 2,056 67.4 65.2-69.5
African American 846 308 36.1 31.6-41.0 538 63.9 59.0-68.4
Other Minorities 85 22 26.2 16.1-39.7 63 73.8 60.3-83.9
HISPANIC
Yes 88 22 21.5 12.5-34.4 66 78.5 65.6-87.5
No 3,936 1,361 33.8 31.8-35.8 2,575 66.2 64.2-68.2
AGE
18-24 282 97 34.4 27.5-42.0 185 65.6 58.0-72.5
25-34 658 208 29.6 25.2-34.3 450 70.4 65.7-74.8
35-44 804 304 35.3 31.0-39.7 500 64.7 60.3-69.0
45-54 815 326 40.2 35.8-44.7 489 59.8 55.3-64.2
55-64 663 218 30.7 26.3-35.4 445 69.3 64.6-73.7
65+ 833 236 28.0 24.4-32.0 597 72.0 68.0-75.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 602 167 30.0 24.9-35.7 435 70.0 64.3-75.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,272 463 35.0 31.4-38.7 809 65.0 61.3-68.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,031 375 34.8 31.1-38.7 656 65.2 61.3-68.9
College Graduate 1,173 396 31.9 28.5-35.5 777 68.1 64.5-71.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 536 166 31.5 25.6-38.1 370 68.5 61.9-74.4
$15,000- 24,999 712 252 34.7 30.0-39.7 460 65.3 60.3-70.0
$25,000- 34,999 526 180 33.5 28.2-39.2 346 66.5 60.8-71.8
$35,000- 49,999 663 251 35.8 30.8-41.1 412 64.2 58.9-69.2
$50,000+ 1,160 396 33.2 29.8-36.7 764 66.8 63.3-70.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 170 59 38.2 30.0-47.1 111 61.8 52.9-70.0
Appalachia II 347 102 29.4 24.3-35.2 245 70.6 64.8-75.7
Appalachia III 249 82 36.6 29.8-44.0 167 63.4 56.0-70.2
Catawba 187 64 34.3 26.2-43.6 123 65.7 56.4-73.8
Edisto 85 36 37.2 26.3-49.6 49 62.8 50.4-73.7
Low Country 174 59 33.5 26.0-42.0 115 66.5 58.0-74.0
Palmetto 446 125 29.5 24.4-35.1 321 70.5 64.9-75.6
Pee Dee 1,213 488 42.2 38.2-46.3 725 57.8 53.7-61.8
Savannah 145 41 30.1 21.8-40.0 104 69.9 60.0-78.2
Trident 384 114 30.6 25.3-36.5 270 69.4 63.5-74.7
Upper Savannah 263 95 38.6 30.7-47.1 168 61.4 52.9-69.3
Waccamaw 240 76 30.5 23.9-37.9 164 69.5 62.1-76.1
Wateree 138 48 36.3 26.9-46.8 90 63.7 53.2-73.1

#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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