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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,802 4,942 81.1 79.7-82.4 860 18.9 17.6-20.3
GENDER
Male 2,198 1,848 79.2 76.9-81.4 350 20.8 18.6-23.1
Female 3,604 3,094 82.9 81.3-84.4 510 17.1 15.6-18.7
RACE
White 4,513 3,926 83.2 81.8-84.6 587 16.8 15.4-18.2
African American 1,087 856 76.6 73.3-79.6 231 23.4 20.4-26.7
Other 153 119 73.7 63.4-82.0 34 26.3 18.0-36.6
HISPANIC
Yes 148 120 85.1 78.0-90.1 28 14.9 9.9-22.0
No 5,605 4,782 81.0 79.6-82.3 823 19.0 17.7-20.4
AGE
18-24 352 196 53.5 47.5-59.5 156 46.5 40.5-52.5
25-34 925 646 69.2 65.6-72.6 279 30.8 27.4-34.4
35-44 1,114 904 80.1 77.3-82.7 210 19.9 17.3-22.7
45-54 1,181 1,068 89.4 87.1-91.4 113 10.6 8.6-12.9
55-64 988 937 94.8 93.0-96.2 51 5.2 3.8- 7.0
65+ 1,186 1,143 96.2 94.7-97.2 43 3.8 2.8- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 700 566 75.6 71.2-79.4 134 24.4 20.6-28.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,785 1,454 77.0 74.3-79.5 331 23.0 20.5-25.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,499 1,278 81.0 78.2-83.6 221 19.0 16.4-21.8
College Graduate 1,807 1,635 88.9 86.9-90.6 172 11.1 9.4-13.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 690 544 72.9 68.0-77.2 146 27.1 22.8-32.0
$15,000- $24,999 977 765 73.7 70.1-77.0 212 26.3 23.0-29.9
$25,000- $34,999 725 593 77.3 73.0-81.1 132 22.7 18.9-27.0
$35,000- $49,999 861 753 86.0 82.9-88.6 108 14.0 11.4-17.1
$50,000+ 1,837 1,664 88.4 86.4-90.2 173 11.6 9.8-13.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 361 315 83.7 78.0-88.1 46 16.3 11.9-22.0
Appalachia II 685 589 80.5 76.0-84.3 96 19.5 15.7-24.0
Appalachia III 467 401 80.4 74.9-84.9 66 19.6 15.1-25.1
Catawba 381 326 83.1 77.9-87.3 55 16.9 12.7-22.1
Edisto Savannah 443 368 79.1 73.8-83.7 75 20.9 16.3-26.2
Low Country 286 247 82.9 75.8-88.3 39 17.1 11.7-24.2
Palmetto 879 751 80.2 76.3-83.6 128 19.8 16.4-23.7
Pee Dee 414 350 80.4 75.0-85.0 64 19.6 15.0-25.0
Trident 730 605 79.5 75.4-83.1 125 20.5 16.9-24.6
Upper Savannah 286 244 80.1 73.3-85.5 42 19.9 14.5-26.7
Waccamaw 506 429 82.2 77.6-86.0 77 17.8 14.0-22.4
Wateree 300 264 86.4 80.8-90.5 36 13.6 9.5-19.2

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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