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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 5,529 157 2.8 2.3- 3.3 5,372 97.2 96.7-97.7
GENDER
Male 2,087 65 2.8 2.1- 3.6 2,022 97.2 96.4-97.9
Female 3,442 92 2.7 2.2- 3.5 3,350 97.3 96.5-97.8
RACE
White 4,352 118 2.6 2.2- 3.2 4,234 97.4 96.8-97.8
African American 991 35 3.5 2.3- 5.1 956 96.5 94.9-97.7
Other 144 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 142 98.7 94.8-99.7
HISPANIC
Yes 135 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3 133 99.0 95.7-99.8
No 5,349 149 2.7 2.3- 3.3 5,200 97.3 96.7-97.7
AGE
18-24 347 0 0.0 . - . 347 100 . - .
25-34 882 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2 879 99.5 97.8-99.9
35-44 1,050 9 0.9 0.5- 1.9 1,041 99.1 98.1-99.5
45-54 1,121 29 3.2 2.1- 4.8 1,092 96.8 95.2-97.9
55-64 935 33 4.0 2.8- 5.8 902 96.0 94.2-97.2
65+ 1,149 83 7.9 6.2-10.1 1,066 92.1 89.9-93.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 659 43 6.4 4.5- 9.1 616 93.6 90.9-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,653 50 2.5 1.8- 3.3 1,603 97.5 96.7-98.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,450 40 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,410 97.2 96.0-98.0
College Graduate 1,757 24 1.3 0.9- 2.0 1,733 98.7 98.0-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 646 29 3.9 2.5- 6.0 617 96.1 94.0-97.5
$15,000- $24,999 921 38 3.5 2.4- 5.0 883 96.5 95.0-97.6
$25,000- $34,999 687 20 2.7 1.7- 4.3 667 97.3 95.7-98.3
$35,000- $49,999 840 14 1.7 1.0- 3.0 826 98.3 97.0-99.0
$50,000+ 1,791 22 1.3 0.8- 2.0 1,769 98.7 98.0-99.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 346 8 2.2 1.1- 4.6 338 97.8 95.4-98.9
Appalachia II 649 19 2.8 1.7- 4.5 630 97.2 95.5-98.3
Appalachia III 442 14 2.9 1.6- 5.2 428 97.1 94.8-98.4
Catawba 362 8 1.8 0.9- 3.8 354 98.2 96.2-99.1
Edisto Savannah 431 15 4.1 2.3- 7.3 416 95.9 92.7-97.7
Low Country 278 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0 267 96.4 93.0-98.2
Palmetto 848 20 2.4 1.4- 4.1 828 97.6 95.9-98.6
Pee Dee 396 14 3.9 2.2- 6.8 382 96.1 93.2-97.8
Trident 696 15 2.0 1.2- 3.4 681 98.0 96.6-98.8
Upper Savannah 280 8 3.3 1.3- 8.0 272 96.7 92.0-98.7
Waccamaw 470 12 2.0 1.1- 3.7 458 98.0 96.3-98.9
Wateree 286 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0 277 97.5 95.0-98.8

#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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