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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 4,097 1,363 28.0 26.3-29.8 2,734 72.0 70.2-73.7
GENDER
Male 1,587 427 21.8 19.4-24.4 1,160 78.2 75.6-80.6
Female 2,510 936 33.5 31.2-36.0 1,574 66.5 64.0-68.8
RACE
White 3,121 1,053 28.4 26.5-30.4 2,068 71.6 69.6-73.5
African American 851 277 27.6 23.7-31.7 574 72.4 68.3-76.3
Other Minorities 87 20 22.8 13.7-35.3 67 77.2 64.7-86.3
HISPANIC
Yes 91 23 15.1 9.0-24.4 68 84.9 75.6-91.0
No 3,947 1,307 28.3 26.5-30.1 2,640 71.7 69.9-73.5
AGE
18-24 282 22 5.4 3.3- 8.7 260 94.6 91.3-96.7
25-34 665 58 8.5 6.3-11.3 607 91.5 88.7-93.7
35-44 806 164 17.5 14.3-21.4 642 82.5 78.6-85.7
45-54 815 286 32.3 28.2-36.6 529 67.7 63.4-71.8
55-64 669 334 49.7 44.8-54.7 335 50.3 45.3-55.2
65+ 835 490 58.6 54.4-62.7 345 41.4 37.3-45.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 605 303 41.3 35.9-47.0 302 58.7 53.0-64.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,279 426 27.2 24.2-30.4 853 72.8 69.6-75.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,036 316 27.1 23.8-30.6 720 72.9 69.4-76.2
College Graduate 1,174 317 23.3 20.5-26.2 857 76.7 73.8-79.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 539 249 35.4 30.0-41.2 290 64.6 58.8-70.0
$15,000- 24,999 713 276 33.9 29.4-38.8 437 66.1 61.2-70.6
$25,000- 34,999 529 156 22.4 18.5-26.9 373 77.6 73.1-81.5
$35,000- 49,999 668 189 25.0 21.1-29.4 479 75.0 70.6-78.9
$50,000+ 1,163 305 23.9 21.0-27.0 858 76.1 73.0-79.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 170 65 36.3 28.5-45.0 105 63.7 55.0-71.5
Appalachia II 350 93 23.9 19.4-29.0 257 76.1 71.0-80.6
Appalachia III 248 99 34.5 28.4-41.2 149 65.5 58.8-71.6
Catawba 188 50 18.2 13.3-24.4 138 81.8 75.6-86.7
Edisto 84 26 23.3 15.3-33.7 58 76.7 66.3-84.7
Low Country 175 60 31.6 24.4-39.9 115 68.4 60.1-75.6
Palmetto 444 131 26.3 21.8-31.3 313 73.7 68.7-78.2
Pee Dee 1,221 442 30.6 27.3-34.1 779 69.4 65.9-72.7
Savannah 146 55 31.5 23.6-40.6 91 68.5 59.4-76.4
Trident 384 107 27.3 22.3-33.0 277 72.7 67.0-77.7
Upper Savannah 263 87 26.6 20.3-34.1 176 73.4 65.9-79.7
Waccamaw 244 89 30.1 24.0-37.1 155 69.9 62.9-76.0
Wateree 140 49 30.5 22.5-39.8 91 69.5 60.2-77.5

#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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