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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk factor for always seatbelt use.*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,496 3,432 74.8 73.0-76.6 1,064 25.2 23.4-27.0
GENDER
Male 1,744 1,185 67.7 64.6-70.6 559 32.3 29.4-35.4
Female 2,752 2,247 81.3 79.3-83.2 505 18.7 16.8-20.7
RACE
White 3,352 2,585 76.9 74.9-78.7 767 23.1 21.3-25.1
African American 999 727 68.8 64.4-72.9 272 31.2 27.1-35.6
Other Minorities 101 85 76.0 60.5-86.7 16 24.0 13.3-39.5
HISPANIC
Yes 99 73 70.0 54.4-82.1 26 30.0 17.9-45.6
No 4,325 3,306 75.1 73.3-76.9 1,019 24.9 23.1-26.7
AGE
18-24 313 187 60.2 53.1-67.0 126 39.8 33.0-46.9
25-34 745 522 69.6 64.9-73.9 223 30.4 26.1-35.1
35-44 897 686 77.2 73.5-80.6 211 22.8 19.4-26.5
45-54 888 678 74.9 70.7-78.6 210 25.1 21.4-29.3
55-64 718 579 81.6 77.6-85.1 139 18.4 14.9-22.4
65+ 899 750 84.2 81.1-87.0 149 15.8 13.0-18.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 687 502 66.2 60.5-71.5 185 33.8 28.5-39.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,430 1,027 69.7 66.2-73.0 403 30.3 27.0-33.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 864 77.8 74.5-80.8 255 22.2 19.2-25.5
College Graduate 1,256 1,035 82.4 79.5-85.0 221 17.6 15.0-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 604 445 69.4 63.3-74.9 159 30.6 25.1-36.7
$15,000- 24,999 793 577 69.9 65.0-74.4 216 30.1 25.6-35.0
$25,000- 34,999 580 433 72.4 67.1-77.2 147 27.6 22.8-32.9
$35,000- 49,999 730 550 72.7 67.8-77.1 180 27.3 22.9-32.2
$50,000+ 1,232 990 81.5 78.7-84.1 242 18.5 15.9-21.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 151 77.2 69.7-83.3 42 22.8 16.7-30.3
Appalachia II 375 297 78.9 73.8-83.3 78 21.1 16.7-26.2
Appalachia III 275 208 76.2 70.2-81.4 67 23.8 18.6-29.8
Catawba 206 164 75.8 67.4-82.6 42 24.2 17.4-32.6
Edisto 94 63 58.0 45.6-69.4 31 42.0 30.6-54.4
Low Country 186 141 73.0 64.9-79.8 45 27.0 20.2-35.1
Palmetto 480 380 78.9 74.2-82.9 100 21.1 17.1-25.8
Pee Dee 1,344 994 70.8 67.1-74.2 350 29.2 25.8-32.9
Savannah 154 123 73.1 62.7-81.4 31 26.9 18.6-37.3
Trident 413 333 78.0 72.8-82.5 80 22.0 17.5-27.2
Upper Savannah 297 220 70.2 61.8-77.5 77 29.8 22.5-38.2
Waccamaw 267 203 69.9 61.0-77.6 64 30.1 22.4-39.0
Wateree 157 115 73.5 63.6-81.4 42 26.5 18.6-36.4

*Data in this table were derived from the seatbelts use question.

#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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