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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

STATE-ADDED QUESTIONS

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,092 624 17.2 15.7-18.9 3,468 82.8 81.1-84.3
GENDER
Male 1,587 493 31.4 28.5-34.5 1,094 68.6 65.5-71.5
Female 2,505 131 4.6 3.6- 5.8 2,374 95.4 94.2-96.4
RACE
White 3,121 508 19.9 18.0-22.0 2,613 80.1 78.0-82.0
African American 848 97 9.2 7.0-12.0 751 90.8 88.0-93.0
Other Minorities 86 13 16.4 8.4-29.4 73 83.6 70.6-91.6
HISPANIC
Yes 90 6 7.6 3.2-17.0 84 92.4 83.0-96.8
No 3,944 607 17.5 15.9-19.3 3,337 82.5 80.7-84.1
AGE
18-24 282 52 18.1 13.2-24.4 230 81.9 75.6-86.8
25-34 659 145 23.6 19.7-28.1 514 76.4 71.9-80.3
35-44 805 141 18.1 14.9-21.8 664 81.9 78.2-85.1
45-54 816 107 16.8 13.3-20.9 709 83.2 79.1-86.7
55-64 667 90 14.3 10.9-18.4 577 85.7 81.6-89.1
65+ 837 86 11.2 8.7-14.2 751 88.8 85.8-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 606 124 20.0 15.6-25.3 482 80.0 74.7-84.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,273 209 18.7 15.9-22.0 1,064 81.3 78.0-84.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,032 130 14.4 11.8-17.6 902 85.6 82.4-88.2
College Graduate 1,177 161 16.9 14.2-19.9 1,016 83.1 80.1-85.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 539 79 15.3 11.1-20.8 460 84.7 79.2-88.9
$15,000- 24,999 713 111 17.8 14.1-22.2 602 82.2 77.8-85.9
$25,000- 34,999 527 72 14.3 10.8-18.8 455 85.7 81.2-89.2
$35,000- 49,999 663 107 17.4 13.9-21.5 556 82.6 78.5-86.1
$50,000+ 1,163 194 19.2 16.4-22.4 969 80.8 77.6-83.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 170 17 13.3 8.2-20.9 153 86.7 79.1-91.8
Appalachia II 349 61 19.3 14.9-24.6 288 80.7 75.4-85.1
Appalachia III 251 36 16.9 12.2-22.9 215 83.1 77.1-87.8
Catawba 187 34 23.5 16.4-32.5 153 76.5 67.5-83.6
Edisto 85 11 12.8 6.8-22.6 74 87.2 77.4-93.2
Low Country 174 21 16.7 10.3-25.8 153 83.3 74.2-89.7
Palmetto 447 64 17.1 13.2-21.9 383 82.9 78.1-86.8
Pee Dee 1,217 199 18.4 15.3-22.0 1,018 81.6 78.0-84.7
Savannah 145 18 15.7 9.4-25.0 127 84.3 75.0-90.6
Trident 385 49 13.3 9.8-17.8 336 86.7 82.2-90.2
Upper Savannah 263 40 17.5 11.9-25.0 223 82.5 75.0-88.1
Waccamaw 241 44 19.7 14.3-26.4 197 80.3 73.6-85.7
Wateree 138 27 21.1 13.7-31.0 111 78.9 69.0-86.3

#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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