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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

Family Planning Created Variables

Birth Control method type for all men and women of reproductive age*

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  Total
Respond.#
Tubes tied Vasectomy Pill Condoms Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,336 435 29.1 26.0-32.4 169 11.9 9.9-14.2 367 28.9 25.8-32.3 229 18.7 15.9-21.9 136 11.4 9.3-13.9
GENDER
Male 683 206 27.9 23.7-32.5 108 14.4 11.4-18.0 178 27.2 23.1-31.7 137 21.3 17.3-26.0 54 9.2 6.8-12.5
Female 653 229 30.7 26.3-35.5 61 8.4 6.3-11.2 189 31.4 26.6-36.6 92 15.1 11.7-19.3 82 14.4 10.9-18.7
RACE
White 988 307 26.7 23.3-30.4 151 14.9 12.3-17.9 294 31.8 28.1-35.8 143 15.9 13.1-19.3 93 10.6 8.2-13.6
African American 310 120 36.1 29.2-43.6 12 4.0 2.0- 7.9 60 20.1 14.6-27.0 84 27.9 21.1-35.8 34 11.9 8.0-17.4
Other Minorities 29 8 32.3 14.3-57.6 4 8.3 2.4-25.4 8 26.3 11.6-49.1 2 12.4 2.0-49.8 7 20.8 8.3-43.2
HISPANIC
Yes 28 10 31.6 13.9-56.9 5 19.9 7.2-44.4 4 11.9 3.8-31.4 5 26.0 10.3-51.8 4 10.6 3.3-29.3
No 1,301 421 28.9 25.8-32.2 164 11.6 9.7-13.8 362 29.9 26.6-33.3 223 18.3 15.5-21.5 131 11.3 9.2-13.9
AGE
18-24 190 12 5.3 2.7-10.4 0 0.0 . - . 89 43.2 34.4-52.4 58 36.7 28.0-46.4 31 14.8 9.8-21.6
25-34 439 122 27.0 21.8-33.0 28 5.7 3.7- 8.6 151 35.2 29.7-41.2 81 17.0 12.9-22.1 57 15.0 11.2-20.0
35-44 488 208 40.0 34.4-45.9 78 16.6 12.9-21.0 106 23.6 19.1-28.8 67 13.7 10.2-18.2 29 6.1 3.4-10.8
45-54 163 67 40.8 31.2-51.1 43 27.7 19.2-38.1 19 11.5 6.6-19.4 20 9.9 5.9-16.1 14 10.1 5.4-18.1
55-64 56 26 49.3 34.4-64.4 20 35.4 22.5-50.8 2 2.5 0.5-11.7 3 1.4 0.3- 5.9 5 11.4 4.4-26.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 59 42.6 31.1-55.1 3 2.0 0.6- 7.2 15 16.5 8.7-29.1 22 26.1 16.2-39.1 14 12.7 6.9-22.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 446 188 33.0 27.5-39.0 39 8.8 5.6-13.6 90 26.6 20.9-33.1 78 18.5 13.9-24.3 51 13.1 9.5-17.9
Some Post-H.S. 372 105 28.2 22.6-34.7 62 15.8 12.0-20.6 109 27.9 22.5-34.1 58 15.8 11.2-21.8 38 12.3 8.1-18.1
College Graduate 404 82 20.4 15.9-25.8 65 14.9 11.3-19.4 153 37.2 31.6-43.2 71 19.5 14.5-25.8 33 7.9 5.3-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 104 44 38.5 26.7-51.8 4 1.9 0.5- 7.3 17 21.9 13.4-33.9 26 29.3 18.2-43.5 13 8.4 4.4-15.3
$15,000- 24,999 213 80 33.9 25.4-43.6 7 5.5 2.2-13.2 56 27.5 20.4-36.1 38 14.4 9.0-22.2 32 18.6 12.6-26.8
$25,000- 34,999 205 61 26.2 19.4-34.3 10 4.6 2.2- 9.0 57 29.3 21.7-38.2 52 27.1 19.3-36.5 25 12.9 8.1-20.1
$35,000- 49,999 258 82 28.9 22.2-36.7 32 10.6 7.0-15.9 80 31.8 23.8-41.0 45 20.8 13.9-30.0 19 7.8 4.6-12.9
$50,000+ 468 130 24.9 20.4-30.0 102 20.5 16.6-25.2 136 30.1 25.2-35.4 58 13.4 10.0-17.8 42 11.1 7.5-16.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 58 18 33.4 21.2-48.4 10 15.9 8.4-28.0 18 30.1 19.2-43.9 7 13.0 6.1-25.5 5 7.6 3.0-18.1
Appalachia II 121 35 28.2 20.2-37.8 22 18.2 11.3-27.9 35 29.2 21.1-38.8 17 15.2 8.7-25.1 12 9.3 5.2-16.2
Appalachia III 70 21 26.0 16.7-38.1 11 12.0 6.3-21.6 26 39.7 27.2-53.6 9 18.2 9.2-32.8 3 4.1 1.2-12.9
Catawba 70 19 26.9 17.0-39.8 12 15.1 8.3-26.1 16 27.9 17.3-41.9 17 22.8 13.5-35.9 6 7.2 3.0-16.5
Edisto 33 6 21.7 9.2-43.2 0 0.0 . - . 11 34.7 18.5-55.5 7 20.8 8.5-42.4 9 22.7 11.1-40.8
Low Country 42 11 18.7 9.9-32.4 1 3.0 0.4-18.6 12 33.4 19.2-51.5 11 31.6 17.5-50.3 7 13.2 6.0-26.8
Palmetto 145 41 29.4 20.7-39.8 18 11.1 6.7-17.7 50 30.2 22.5-39.2 22 20.1 11.9-32.0 14 9.2 5.2-15.8
Pee Dee 403 155 37.0 30.6-43.9 41 7.3 5.2-10.3 99 21.3 16.6-26.9 74 22.5 16.7-29.5 34 11.9 7.2-19.1
Savannah 36 11 29.4 15.3-49.0 10 28.7 14.2-49.7 4 12.7 4.3-31.8 5 12.7 5.1-28.1 6 16.5 6.8-35.0
Trident 138 34 25.3 17.7-34.8 21 13.2 8.3-20.3 46 30.7 22.7-40.0 22 15.7 9.7-24.3 15 15.1 8.3-26.1
Upper Savannah 92 41 32.8 21.3-46.8 10 11.3 5.0-23.4 15 20.6 11.5-34.2 19 24.1 13.7-39.0 7 11.2 4.4-25.3
Waccamaw 72 28 41.2 28.1-55.8 5 4.8 1.8-12.3 20 29.0 15.8-47.0 11 13.1 6.9-23.4 8 11.9 5.4-24.2
Wateree 44 12 24.3 12.9-40.9 6 10.3 4.3-22.7 12 30.8 16.6-49.8 8 21.8 9.8-41.5 6 12.9 5.5-27.6

*The denominator for this variable only included individuals who reported method use (female 18-44, male 18-59)

#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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