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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Respondents less than 65 years old that have ever participated in high-risk behavior.*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,422 3,309 96.4 95.3-97.2 113 3.6 2.8- 4.7
GENDER
Male 1,362 1,310 95.9 94.0-97.2 52 4.1 2.8- 6.0
Female 2,060 1,999 96.9 95.8-97.7 61 3.1 2.3- 4.2
RACE
White 2,514 2,453 97.6 96.8-98.2 61 2.4 1.8- 3.2
African American 795 750 93.5 90.1-95.8 45 6.5 4.2- 9.9
Other Minorities 87 82 94.4 84.4-98.1 5 5.6 1.9-15.6
HISPANIC
Yes 78 76 96.6 86.3-99.2 2 3.4 0.8-13.7
No 3,318 3,209 96.4 95.3-97.2 109 3.6 2.8- 4.7
AGE
18-24 301 280 93.5 88.2-96.5 21 6.5 3.5-11.8
25-34 710 671 93.7 91.0-95.6 39 6.3 4.4- 9.0
35-44 856 834 97.8 96.3-98.7 22 2.2 1.3- 3.7
45-54 858 840 98.2 96.9-98.9 18 1.8 1.1- 3.1
55-64 697 684 98.3 96.8-99.1 13 1.7 0.9- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 399 373 93.4 89.6-95.9 26 6.6 4.1-10.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,110 1,070 96.4 94.5-97.6 40 3.6 2.4- 5.5
Some Post-H.S. 900 878 97.4 95.9-98.4 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1
College Graduate 1,011 986 96.7 93.8-98.2 25 3.3 1.8- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 374 354 93.7 89.0-96.5 20 6.3 3.5-11.0
$15,000- 24,999 585 557 96.2 93.9-97.6 28 3.8 2.4- 6.1
$25,000- 34,999 439 421 94.5 90.8-96.8 18 5.5 3.2- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 625 607 96.4 91.9-98.5 18 3.6 1.5- 8.1
$50,000+ 1,081 1,061 98.0 96.7-98.8 20 2.0 1.2- 3.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 138 135 98.1 94.0-99.4 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0
Appalachia II 282 269 95.3 91.6-97.5 13 4.7 2.5- 8.4
Appalachia III 198 192 96.7 92.5-98.6 6 3.3 1.4- 7.5
Catawba 175 167 95.8 91.5-98.0 8 4.2 2.0- 8.5
Edisto 68 65 93.7 79.8-98.3 3 6.3 1.7-20.2
Low Country 135 130 96.5 91.5-98.6 5 3.5 1.4- 8.5
Palmetto 375 361 94.9 89.3-97.6 14 5.1 2.4-10.7
Pee Dee 1,035 1,006 97.1 95.3-98.2 29 2.9 1.8- 4.7
Savannah 115 114 99.0 93.3-99.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
Trident 337 322 95.9 92.9-97.6 15 4.1 2.4- 7.1
Upper Savannah 221 216 98.6 96.4-99.5 5 1.4 0.5- 3.6
Waccamaw 190 186 98.2 93.6-99.5 4 1.8 0.5- 6.4
Wateree 116 112 97.0 91.1-99.1 4 3.0 0.9- 8.9

*Data in this table were derived from the HIV/AIDS questions.

#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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