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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 4,134 3,132 75.2 73.3-76.9 1,002 24.8 23.1-26.7
GENDER
Male 1,594 1,128 70.2 67.1-73.1 466 29.8 26.9-32.9
Female 2,540 2,004 79.5 77.4-81.5 536 20.5 18.5-22.6
RACE
White 3,139 2,355 73.8 71.7-75.8 784 26.2 24.2-28.3
African American 872 682 79.0 75.1-82.4 190 21.0 17.6-24.9
Other Minorities 86 67 73.3 58.6-84.2 19 26.7 15.8-41.4
HISPANIC
Yes 89 68 76.2 61.5-86.5 21 23.8 13.5-38.5
No 3,984 3,018 75.1 73.3-76.9 966 24.9 23.1-26.7
AGE
18-24 287 192 70.5 63.6-76.5 95 29.5 23.5-36.4
25-34 675 469 71.4 67.0-75.5 206 28.6 24.5-33.0
35-44 818 585 72.0 67.9-75.9 233 28.0 24.1-32.1
45-54 825 656 78.1 74.0-81.8 169 21.9 18.2-26.0
55-64 664 529 79.0 74.4-83.0 135 21.0 17.0-25.6
65+ 839 679 80.0 76.3-83.3 160 20.0 16.7-23.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 611 443 69.1 63.4-74.4 168 30.9 25.6-36.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,294 955 74.1 70.6-77.2 339 25.9 22.8-29.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,043 777 74.4 70.8-77.7 266 25.6 22.3-29.2
College Graduate 1,182 953 80.0 76.9-82.7 229 20.0 17.3-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 542 392 72.2 66.4-77.3 150 27.8 22.7-33.6
$15,000- 24,999 728 554 75.1 70.3-79.3 174 24.9 20.7-29.7
$25,000- 34,999 534 397 74.4 69.1-79.1 137 25.6 20.9-30.9
$35,000- 49,999 675 515 76.3 71.5-80.5 160 23.7 19.5-28.5
$50,000+ 1,169 898 75.6 72.3-78.6 271 24.4 21.4-27.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 172 131 74.1 65.4-81.2 41 25.9 18.8-34.6
Appalachia II 349 269 75.8 70.2-80.6 80 24.2 19.4-29.8
Appalachia III 253 194 77.7 71.6-82.8 59 22.3 17.2-28.4
Catawba 192 148 76.5 68.2-83.2 44 23.5 16.8-31.8
Edisto 88 70 77.9 66.5-86.2 18 22.1 13.8-33.5
Low Country 174 124 71.1 62.6-78.4 50 28.9 21.6-37.4
Palmetto 446 341 75.9 70.7-80.4 105 24.1 19.6-29.3
Pee Dee 1,235 931 75.2 71.5-78.5 304 24.8 21.5-28.5
Savannah 145 115 80.2 71.3-86.8 30 19.8 13.2-28.7
Trident 388 302 76.5 71.1-81.1 86 23.5 18.9-28.9
Upper Savannah 269 192 66.6 57.9-74.3 77 33.4 25.7-42.1
Waccamaw 241 175 74.9 68.1-80.7 66 25.1 19.3-31.9
Wateree 140 104 69.3 58.5-78.4 36 30.7 21.6-41.5

#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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