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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Within past year Between 1 and 3 years ago Over 3 years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 962 658 65.0 60.9-68.9 155 18.8 15.5-22.5 149 16.2 13.5-19.4
GENDER
Male 391 243 58.7 52.3-64.8 79 22.9 17.9-28.9 69 18.4 14.1-23.6
Female 571 415 71.1 65.8-75.9 76 14.7 10.9-19.6 80 14.2 10.9-18.2
RACE
White 812 577 67.2 62.9-71.3 122 18.0 14.6-22.0 113 14.8 12.0-18.1
African American 130 70 55.5 43.2-67.2 32 26.2 16.9-38.2 28 18.3 11.5-27.8
Other Minorities 14 8 58.7 27.9-83.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.6 5 41.0 15.9-71.9
HISPANIC
Yes 18 13 72.9 42.2-90.8 1 11.4 1.6-50.2 4 15.7 4.4-42.9
No 939 642 64.7 60.5-68.7 154 19.0 15.8-22.8 143 16.2 13.4-19.5
AGE
18-24 41 26 65.2 45.9-80.5 9 19.7 9.0-37.8 6 15.1 6.2-32.2
25-34 111 81 69.2 57.0-79.3 17 17.3 10.0-28.3 13 13.5 6.9-24.7
35-44 183 126 66.7 56.4-75.6 33 20.2 12.6-30.8 24 13.1 7.8-21.0
45-54 224 148 60.4 51.9-68.4 39 20.4 13.9-28.8 37 19.2 13.4-26.7
55-64 192 129 59.8 51.0-68.1 30 19.8 13.2-28.6 33 20.4 14.3-28.2
65+ 203 143 70.2 62.3-77.0 26 15.1 10.0-22.3 34 14.7 10.1-20.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 59 34 57.9 41.1-73.1 11 18.4 9.1-33.6 14 23.7 12.9-39.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 216 148 66.0 56.4-74.4 33 18.4 12.0-27.2 35 15.6 10.0-23.6
Some Post-H.S. 277 168 55.5 47.6-63.2 59 26.5 19.5-34.9 50 18.0 13.1-24.3
College Graduate 408 307 72.0 66.4-77.1 52 13.7 10.2-18.3 49 14.2 10.5-19.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 65 35 51.7 31.9-70.9 13 21.1 9.7-40.0 17 27.2 14.2-45.8
$15,000- 24,999 105 61 55.4 42.0-68.0 16 16.6 8.8-29.3 28 28.0 17.7-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 107 74 63.2 50.2-74.5 18 19.8 11.2-32.7 15 17.0 9.9-27.6
$35,000- 49,999 160 106 61.6 51.6-70.6 31 24.4 16.6-34.4 23 14.0 8.8-21.6
$50,000+ 417 301 68.7 62.6-74.2 63 17.6 13.0-23.5 53 13.7 10.1-18.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 39 26 61.8 44.3-76.7 7 21.2 10.2-39.1 6 17.0 7.5-34.0
Appalachia II 78 47 56.5 44.2-68.0 15 20.9 12.7-32.6 16 22.6 13.7-35.0
Appalachia III 46 34 74.1 57.7-85.7 5 11.4 4.6-25.3 7 14.6 6.5-29.7
Catawba 55 41 80.0 66.1-89.2 5 7.5 2.9-18.0 9 12.5 5.8-24.9
Edisto 10 6 70.3 36.0-90.9 1 5.1 0.6-30.4 3 24.6 6.6-60.1
Low Country 50 31 57.3 40.8-72.3 7 21.1 9.5-40.4 12 21.6 11.8-36.3
Palmetto 120 86 67.7 57.2-76.7 20 22.2 14.3-33.0 14 10.0 5.8-16.7
Pee Dee 248 173 63.9 54.9-72.0 40 19.8 13.1-28.8 35 16.3 10.8-24.0
Savannah 41 34 84.9 69.8-93.1 4 7.8 2.6-20.9 3 7.3 2.3-21.0
Trident 120 77 57.5 46.0-68.3 24 25.3 15.8-37.9 19 17.2 10.5-27.0
Upper Savannah 42 25 62.9 42.4-79.7 9 10.8 4.6-23.3 8 26.3 11.9-48.4
Waccamaw 71 52 64.4 49.7-76.8 9 19.6 10.0-35.1 10 15.9 7.8-29.7
Wateree 34 21 55.9 36.2-73.9 6 22.2 9.8-42.8 7 21.9 8.8-44.9

#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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