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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1 or more/day 1 or more/week 1 or more/month 1 or more/year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,444 665 14.6 13.2-16.0 2,915 64.7 62.7-66.6 592 14.2 12.8-15.8 63 1.6 1.2- 2.2 209 4.9 4.0- 5.9
GENDER
Male 1,725 198 11.6 9.7-13.7 1,156 64.8 61.6-67.9 246 15.6 13.2-18.2 37 2.3 1.5- 3.5 88 5.7 4.3- 7.6
Female 2,719 467 17.3 15.4-19.3 1,759 64.6 62.2-67.0 346 13.0 11.4-14.9 26 1.0 0.6- 1.5 121 4.1 3.2- 5.3
RACE
White 3,318 477 14.0 12.5-15.6 2,299 69.8 67.6-71.8 373 11.0 9.6-12.6 41 1.4 0.9- 2.0 128 3.9 3.1- 4.9
African American 985 154 14.4 11.6-17.6 545 54.1 49.6-58.5 191 21.0 17.6-24.8 20 2.4 1.3- 4.1 75 8.2 5.8-11.3
Other Minorities 100 28 25.8 16.7-37.7 48 43.2 31.2-56.2 21 28.9 17.4-44.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.0 0.5- 7.5
HISPANIC
Yes 98 13 11.1 5.8-20.1 72 63.9 48.4-77.0 11 23.0 11.4-40.9 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2
No 4,280 643 14.7 13.3-16.2 2,806 64.9 62.9-66.8 570 13.8 12.4-15.3 59 1.6 1.1- 2.2 202 5.0 4.1- 6.1
AGE
18-24 311 31 10.3 6.4-16.2 195 59.9 52.6-66.8 48 17.0 12.3-22.9 3 1.0 0.3- 3.7 34 11.8 7.8-17.5
25-34 742 88 13.9 10.7-17.9 490 62.4 57.4-67.2 119 19.0 14.9-23.8 7 1.1 0.4- 2.8 38 3.6 2.4- 5.5
35-44 892 102 11.9 9.4-15.0 605 68.1 64.0-71.9 140 15.0 12.2-18.2 13 1.8 1.0- 3.3 32 3.3 2.0- 5.2
45-54 882 148 14.6 12.0-17.6 587 66.5 62.2-70.6 115 14.3 11.2-18.1 9 1.7 0.7- 4.0 23 2.8 1.7- 4.8
55-64 714 118 17.8 14.4-21.7 489 68.3 63.7-72.5 71 9.2 6.7-12.4 14 1.9 1.0- 3.6 22 2.8 1.7- 4.7
65+ 868 168 19.5 16.5-23.0 530 62.3 58.1-66.2 97 9.8 7.7-12.4 14 1.8 0.9- 3.5 59 6.6 4.6- 9.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 663 73 10.5 7.5-14.4 357 49.5 43.8-55.1 129 24.5 19.4-30.3 23 3.6 2.2- 6.0 81 12.0 8.9-15.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,419 167 11.5 9.2-14.3 916 62.7 59.0-66.3 241 17.7 15.1-20.7 23 2.0 1.2- 3.4 72 6.1 4.3- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,109 164 14.6 12.2-17.5 757 68.3 64.5-71.9 141 13.2 10.6-16.3 9 0.7 0.3- 1.5 38 3.2 2.1- 4.8
College Graduate 1,249 260 20.2 17.5-23.1 883 71.7 68.5-74.7 81 5.8 4.4- 7.6 7 0.9 0.4- 2.3 18 1.4 0.8- 2.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 586 78 12.2 9.0-16.3 299 50.1 44.0-56.1 127 23.2 18.4-28.8 14 2.6 1.3- 5.0 68 11.9 8.0-17.4
$15,000- 24,999 784 99 11.6 8.9-14.9 490 57.9 52.8-62.8 134 20.4 16.2-25.4 18 3.3 1.8- 5.9 43 6.8 4.7- 9.6
$25,000- 34,999 577 63 10.1 7.0-14.3 386 65.5 59.9-70.8 97 18.0 14.0-22.9 7 1.5 0.6- 3.9 24 4.9 2.9- 8.1
$35,000- 49,999 729 95 14.2 10.7-18.6 519 69.1 64.1-73.7 87 12.9 9.9-16.6 7 1.0 0.5- 2.3 21 2.8 1.6- 5.0
$50,000+ 1,230 241 18.7 16.2-21.5 881 72.6 69.4-75.6 84 6.6 5.1- 8.5 6 0.5 0.2- 1.3 18 1.5 0.8- 3.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 191 26 12.6 8.4-18.5 124 65.8 58.0-72.9 25 12.3 8.2-18.2 4 2.0 0.7- 5.6 12 7.2 3.7-13.4
Appalachia II 371 64 15.8 12.2-20.2 239 65.5 59.8-70.7 49 13.8 10.2-18.4 5 1.6 0.5- 4.6 14 3.4 1.9- 5.9
Appalachia III 269 38 15.9 10.9-22.6 181 65.4 58.4-71.8 34 12.4 8.6-17.4 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 14 5.5 3.2- 9.5
Catawba 203 34 15.2 10.4-21.6 135 62.2 53.3-70.4 23 13.9 8.9-21.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 9 8.0 3.4-18.0
Edisto 91 13 11.4 6.0-20.4 58 56.1 43.7-67.9 16 25.2 15.2-38.6 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 3 6.1 1.9-17.9
Low Country 186 31 16.1 11.0-23.0 120 63.7 55.1-71.5 20 9.8 5.8-16.3 6 4.3 1.7-10.5 9 6.1 2.6-13.6
Palmetto 476 76 14.9 11.6-19.0 338 69.3 63.8-74.3 48 12.1 8.5-17.1 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 11 2.8 1.3- 5.9
Pee Dee 1,326 177 12.4 10.3-14.9 852 63.0 59.1-66.6 200 16.4 13.5-19.7 16 1.2 0.7- 2.1 81 7.1 5.3- 9.5
Savannah 155 31 18.0 12.3-25.6 97 61.4 52.0-70.0 19 14.6 8.8-23.2 3 2.1 0.6- 7.4 5 3.9 1.5- 9.9
Trident 408 61 13.0 9.8-17.0 280 67.8 62.3-72.9 53 15.4 11.6-20.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.1 11 2.8 1.5- 5.1
Upper Savannah 296 39 9.9 6.1-15.7 198 69.5 61.7-76.4 39 11.7 7.6-17.6 7 3.4 1.2- 9.1 13 5.5 2.8-10.5
Waccamaw 264 50 21.2 14.9-29.3 169 58.2 50.0-66.0 27 14.8 9.0-23.4 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4 13 4.4 2.2- 8.5
Wateree 155 20 10.9 6.0-19.1 84 56.9 47.1-66.3 36 21.3 14.5-30.1 4 3.5 1.2- 9.4 11 7.4 3.9-13.7

#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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