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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 5,502 3,806 70.3 68.9-71.7 1,696 29.7 28.3-31.1
GENDER
Male 2,075 1,428 70.9 68.6-73.1 647 29.1 26.9-31.4
Female 3,427 2,378 69.8 67.9-71.5 1,049 30.2 28.5-32.1
RACE
White 4,333 2,957 68.8 67.2-70.4 1,376 31.2 29.6-32.8
African American 982 708 73.9 70.5-77.0 274 26.1 23.0-29.5
Other 145 110 74.9 65.5-82.4 35 25.1 17.6-34.5
HISPANIC
Yes 136 99 77.5 68.8-84.3 37 22.5 15.7-31.2
No 5,321 3,675 70.0 68.6-71.5 1,646 30.0 28.5-31.4
AGE
18-24 348 258 74.3 68.8-79.2 90 25.7 20.8-31.2
25-34 881 650 74.6 71.2-77.8 231 25.4 22.2-28.8
35-44 1,051 750 71.0 67.7-74.1 301 29.0 25.9-32.3
45-54 1,120 763 69.8 66.7-72.7 357 30.2 27.3-33.3
55-64 933 628 66.9 63.4-70.2 305 33.1 29.8-36.6
65+ 1,125 723 65.1 61.9-68.1 402 34.9 31.9-38.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 644 409 65.8 61.2-70.0 235 34.2 30.0-38.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,653 1,090 68.2 65.5-70.8 563 31.8 29.2-34.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,444 998 70.0 67.2-72.7 446 30.0 27.3-32.8
College Graduate 1,751 1,301 75.1 72.7-77.3 450 24.9 22.7-27.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 640 409 66.8 62.0-71.3 231 33.2 28.7-38.0
$15,000- $24,999 915 614 67.9 64.2-71.4 301 32.1 28.6-35.8
$25,000- $34,999 687 461 70.9 66.8-74.6 226 29.1 25.4-33.2
$35,000- $49,999 837 591 72.3 68.7-75.7 246 27.7 24.3-31.3
$50,000+ 1,786 1,322 74.0 71.7-76.2 464 26.0 23.8-28.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 347 232 65.4 59.1-71.1 115 34.6 28.9-40.9
Appalachia II 641 456 72.0 67.7-76.0 185 28.0 24.0-32.3
Appalachia III 438 277 63.9 58.4-69.1 161 36.1 30.9-41.6
Catawba 362 241 68.5 62.9-73.6 121 31.5 26.4-37.1
Edisto Savannah 430 290 69.4 64.1-74.3 140 30.6 25.7-35.9
Low Country 279 204 73.8 66.8-79.7 75 26.2 20.3-33.2
Palmetto 840 610 73.2 69.4-76.6 230 26.8 23.4-30.6
Pee Dee 395 266 70.1 64.5-75.1 129 29.9 24.9-35.5
Trident 696 479 71.2 67.2-74.8 217 28.8 25.2-32.8
Upper Savannah 279 196 71.1 64.6-76.9 83 28.9 23.1-35.4
Waccamaw 470 324 69.8 64.9-74.4 146 30.2 25.6-35.1
Wateree 281 201 73.0 66.5-78.7 80 27.0 21.3-33.5

#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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