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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 4,099 2,751 68.4 66.5-70.2 1,348 31.6 29.8-33.5
GENDER
Male 1,580 1,077 69.8 66.8-72.6 503 30.2 27.4-33.2
Female 2,519 1,674 67.1 64.7-69.5 845 32.9 30.5-35.3
RACE
White 3,125 2,072 68.1 66.0-70.1 1,053 31.9 29.9-34.0
African American 855 591 68.7 64.3-72.9 264 31.3 27.1-35.7
Other Minorities 85 65 69.8 55.1-81.4 20 30.2 18.6-44.9
HISPANIC
Yes 89 69 79.1 65.3-88.4 20 20.9 11.6-34.7
No 3,952 2,642 67.9 65.9-69.7 1,310 32.1 30.3-34.1
AGE
18-24 288 204 74.2 67.5-79.9 84 25.8 20.1-32.5
25-34 672 475 70.5 66.0-74.7 197 29.5 25.3-34.0
35-44 814 539 65.9 61.5-70.0 275 34.1 30.0-38.5
45-54 813 565 68.8 64.4-72.9 248 31.2 27.1-35.6
55-64 665 429 66.2 61.4-70.6 236 33.8 29.4-38.6
65+ 822 521 64.9 60.8-68.8 301 35.1 31.2-39.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 601 395 67.5 61.8-72.7 206 32.5 27.3-38.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,279 845 67.5 63.9-70.9 434 32.5 29.1-36.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,039 669 66.8 63.0-70.4 370 33.2 29.6-37.0
College Graduate 1,176 838 71.1 67.8-74.2 338 28.9 25.8-32.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 533 320 62.3 56.1-68.2 213 37.7 31.8-43.9
$15,000- 24,999 712 460 64.7 59.7-69.4 252 35.3 30.6-40.3
$25,000- 34,999 528 347 64.3 58.5-69.6 181 35.7 30.4-41.5
$35,000- 49,999 675 479 71.5 66.9-75.7 196 28.5 24.3-33.1
$50,000+ 1,165 829 71.5 68.2-74.6 336 28.5 25.4-31.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 171 123 72.2 64.1-79.1 48 27.8 20.9-35.9
Appalachia II 347 238 68.0 62.2-73.3 109 32.0 26.7-37.8
Appalachia III 250 163 66.8 60.0-72.9 87 33.2 27.1-40.0
Catawba 189 135 71.5 63.1-78.6 54 28.5 21.4-36.9
Edisto 86 57 63.9 51.3-74.9 29 36.1 25.1-48.7
Low Country 172 109 66.8 58.6-74.1 63 33.2 25.9-41.4
Palmetto 436 279 64.3 58.7-69.5 157 35.7 30.5-41.3
Pee Dee 1,232 824 71.6 68.3-74.7 408 28.4 25.3-31.7
Savannah 144 95 68.4 59.0-76.5 49 31.6 23.5-41.0
Trident 387 274 70.4 64.7-75.4 113 29.6 24.6-35.3
Upper Savannah 262 181 73.3 65.6-79.8 81 26.7 20.2-34.4
Waccamaw 241 154 68.0 60.6-74.6 87 32.0 25.4-39.4
Wateree 141 89 63.1 53.2-72.1 52 36.9 27.9-46.8

#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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