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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 5,530 1,992 35.9 34.4-37.4 3,538 64.1 62.6-65.6
GENDER
Male 2,087 703 33.9 31.5-36.4 1,384 66.1 63.6-68.5
Female 3,443 1,289 37.6 35.8-39.5 2,154 62.4 60.5-64.2
RACE
White 4,352 1,441 32.2 30.6-33.8 2,911 67.8 66.2-69.4
African American 989 489 48.2 44.4-52.0 500 51.8 48.0-55.6
Other 147 46 30.4 22.0-40.2 101 69.6 59.8-78.0
HISPANIC
Yes 136 50 35.7 26.8-45.8 86 64.3 54.2-73.2
No 5,348 1,921 35.8 34.3-37.3 3,427 64.2 62.7-65.7
AGE
18-24 347 89 26.1 21.1-31.9 258 73.9 68.1-78.9
25-34 882 255 28.6 25.2-32.2 627 71.4 67.8-74.8
35-44 1,053 350 34.3 31.0-37.8 703 65.7 62.2-69.0
45-54 1,120 422 39.4 36.1-42.7 698 60.6 57.3-63.9
55-64 937 405 45.4 41.8-49.0 532 54.6 51.0-58.2
65+ 1,146 454 41.3 38.0-44.6 692 58.7 55.4-62.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 658 300 46.2 41.6-50.9 358 53.8 49.1-58.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,655 625 37.9 35.1-40.8 1,030 62.1 59.2-64.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,450 523 34.6 31.7-37.5 927 65.4 62.5-68.3
College Graduate 1,757 542 30.0 27.6-32.5 1,215 70.0 67.5-72.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 647 282 46.4 41.4-51.4 365 53.6 48.6-58.6
$15,000- $24,999 924 389 40.3 36.6-44.1 535 59.7 55.9-63.4
$25,000- $34,999 687 236 34.5 30.4-38.9 451 65.5 61.1-69.6
$35,000- $49,999 837 293 33.8 30.2-37.7 544 66.2 62.3-69.8
$50,000+ 1,794 568 31.3 29.0-33.8 1,226 68.7 66.2-71.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 344 130 38.1 32.4-44.2 214 61.9 55.8-67.6
Appalachia II 651 234 35.7 31.4-40.3 417 64.3 59.7-68.6
Appalachia III 444 155 32.7 27.7-38.1 289 67.3 61.9-72.3
Catawba 362 133 36.5 31.0-42.5 229 63.5 57.5-69.0
Edisto Savannah 431 184 45.9 40.2-51.8 247 54.1 48.2-59.8
Low Country 279 108 39.4 32.5-46.9 171 60.6 53.1-67.5
Palmetto 844 305 34.9 31.1-38.8 539 65.1 61.2-68.9
Pee Dee 394 137 34.6 29.3-40.4 257 65.4 59.6-70.7
Trident 700 215 30.0 26.1-34.2 485 70.0 65.8-73.9
Upper Savannah 279 109 42.0 35.3-49.0 170 58.0 51.0-64.7
Waccamaw 470 153 30.5 25.9-35.5 317 69.5 64.5-74.1
Wateree 287 117 41.7 35.1-48.7 170 58.3 51.3-64.9

#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 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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