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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk factor for having been counseled by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional within the past 12 months on prevention of sexually transmitted diseases through condom use.*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,406 370 14.0 12.3-15.9 3,036 86.0 84.1-87.7
GENDER
Male 1,358 101 10.7 8.3-13.7 1,257 89.3 86.3-91.7
Female 2,048 269 17.1 14.9-19.6 1,779 82.9 80.4-85.1
RACE
White 2,503 182 9.2 7.7-11.0 2,321 90.8 89.0-92.3
African American 790 166 25.4 20.9-30.4 624 74.6 69.6-79.1
Other Minorities 87 16 22.1 12.5-35.9 71 77.9 64.1-87.5
HISPANIC
Yes 78 8 15.5 7.2-30.4 70 84.5 69.6-92.8
No 3,302 358 13.9 12.2-15.8 2,944 86.1 84.2-87.8
AGE
18-24 299 115 41.0 33.9-48.4 184 59.0 51.6-66.1
25-34 708 123 15.7 12.7-19.2 585 84.3 80.8-87.3
35-44 847 78 9.7 7.3-13.0 769 90.3 87.0-92.7
45-54 856 41 5.1 3.3- 7.8 815 94.9 92.2-96.7
55-64 696 13 2.3 1.3- 4.3 683 97.7 95.7-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 396 59 17.6 12.7-24.0 337 82.4 76.0-87.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,101 143 16.3 13.2-20.0 958 83.7 80.0-86.8
Some Post-H.S. 898 102 14.5 11.5-18.2 796 85.5 81.8-88.5
College Graduate 1,009 66 9.2 6.6-12.7 943 90.8 87.3-93.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 372 66 21.1 15.4-28.2 306 78.9 71.8-84.6
$15,000- 24,999 583 100 20.5 16.1-25.8 483 79.5 74.2-83.9
$25,000- 34,999 434 66 18.1 13.6-23.7 368 81.9 76.3-86.4
$35,000- 49,999 624 59 13.8 9.5-19.6 565 86.2 80.4-90.5
$50,000+ 1,080 40 5.4 3.7- 7.8 1,040 94.6 92.2-96.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 138 12 8.8 4.8-15.6 126 91.2 84.4-95.2
Appalachia II 280 28 12.3 8.0-18.5 252 87.7 81.5-92.0
Appalachia III 197 18 10.8 6.6-17.2 179 89.2 82.8-93.4
Catawba 174 20 12.1 7.3-19.3 154 87.9 80.7-92.7
Edisto 68 13 21.3 11.8-35.5 55 78.7 64.5-88.2
Low Country 134 23 18.4 11.5-28.1 111 81.6 71.9-88.5
Palmetto 375 38 12.2 7.9-18.3 337 87.8 81.7-92.1
Pee Dee 1,030 92 11.8 9.1-15.3 938 88.2 84.7-90.9
Savannah 114 12 13.2 6.7-24.4 102 86.8 75.6-93.3
Trident 336 52 21.2 16.1-27.4 284 78.8 72.6-83.9
Upper Savannah 219 23 13.0 7.1-22.6 196 87.0 77.4-92.9
Waccamaw 190 17 11.5 5.7-21.6 173 88.5 78.4-94.3
Wateree 115 18 17.2 10.3-27.5 97 82.8 72.5-89.7

*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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