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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-3 years 3-5 years More than 5 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,168 624 53.1 49.8-56.3 234 21.0 18.5-23.8 116 10.1 8.3-12.2 65 5.5 4.2- 7.1 129 10.4 8.6-12.5
RACE
White 999 535 52.8 49.4-56.1 194 20.5 17.9-23.5 103 10.2 8.3-12.5 56 5.6 4.2- 7.3 111 10.9 8.9-13.2
African American 148 84 57.8 48.3-66.7 31 20.3 13.8-28.8 10 8.1 4.0-15.5 8 5.3 2.5-11.0 15 8.6 4.7-15.2
Other 14 2 22.6 5.2-60.9 6 39.3 16.7-67.5 2 20.6 5.2-55.2 1 5.7 0.8-32.1 3 11.8 3.4-33.8
HISPANIC
Yes 22 13 61.5 38.8-80.1 4 18.1 6.7-40.5 1 1.8 0.2-12.2 1 3.7 0.5-22.1 3 14.9 4.4-40.1
No 1,137 606 52.8 49.5-56.0 228 21.1 18.5-23.9 115 10.4 8.5-12.6 64 5.6 4.3- 7.2 124 10.2 8.5-12.3
AGE
40-44 135 52 39.8 30.7-49.7 32 24.4 17.2-33.4 17 11.9 7.1-19.4 8 5.3 2.4-11.0 26 18.6 12.3-27.0
45-54 349 154 44.1 38.3-50.1 79 24.4 19.5-30.0 43 12.8 9.3-17.5 27 7.6 5.0-11.3 46 11.1 8.1-15.1
55-64 304 183 60.7 54.6-66.4 59 20.3 15.7-25.7 26 8.4 5.7-12.3 12 3.5 1.9- 6.4 24 7.2 4.7-11.0
65+ 380 235 62.2 56.6-67.5 64 16.3 12.7-20.7 30 7.7 5.0-11.7 18 5.2 3.2- 8.5 33 8.5 5.9-12.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 54 48.2 37.5-59.0 21 19.0 12.1-28.5 12 11.0 5.7-20.0 8 9.1 4.3-18.1 17 12.8 7.6-20.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 286 154 54.5 48.0-60.8 57 19.5 15.0-25.0 21 7.3 4.7-11.4 11 3.2 1.7- 5.9 43 15.5 11.3-21.0
Some Post-H.S. 295 143 48.6 42.1-55.1 70 24.7 19.4-30.8 32 11.1 7.7-15.7 17 6.1 3.6-10.1 33 9.6 6.5-13.9
College Graduate 474 272 56.4 51.4-61.2 86 20.2 16.3-24.6 51 11.0 8.1-14.9 29 5.6 3.8- 8.3 36 6.8 4.8- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 44 51.7 39.3-63.9 18 20.3 12.4-31.6 8 7.2 3.2-15.6 4 5.4 1.7-16.5 15 15.3 8.3-26.5
$15,000- $24,999 141 65 49.0 39.8-58.3 27 17.5 11.6-25.4 12 8.5 4.4-15.9 11 8.8 4.7-15.6 26 16.2 10.6-23.9
$25,000- $34,999 121 59 48.9 38.9-58.9 24 22.7 14.9-33.1 12 8.4 4.6-15.0 7 4.6 2.0-10.1 19 15.4 9.5-24.1
$35,000- $49,999 201 98 49.2 41.1-57.3 42 21.4 15.5-28.7 24 12.1 7.6-18.8 11 4.4 2.3- 8.3 26 12.9 8.6-19.0
$50,000+ 509 296 56.0 51.3-60.7 104 22.5 18.7-26.8 48 10.3 7.7-13.8 28 5.4 3.6- 7.9 33 5.8 4.0- 8.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 66 34 49.2 36.4-62.0 9 13.2 6.5-25.0 13 22.3 13.0-35.6 3 3.5 1.1-10.7 7 11.8 5.1-25.0
Appalachia II 125 68 49.8 40.1-59.6 28 28.8 20.2-39.2 13 10.2 5.3-18.5 4 3.5 1.3- 9.1 12 7.8 4.2-13.9
Appalachia III 104 49 43.8 33.8-54.4 23 23.1 15.2-33.5 13 14.0 7.9-23.6 8 8.5 4.0-17.4 11 10.5 5.6-18.7
Catawba 74 33 43.1 31.0-56.0 13 15.4 8.8-25.6 7 12.0 4.7-27.3 8 10.5 4.9-20.7 13 19.1 10.7-31.7
Edisto Savannah 84 43 49.6 37.6-61.6 14 20.5 12.3-32.0 9 11.7 5.7-22.2 6 5.8 2.5-12.8 12 12.5 6.2-23.5
Low Country 77 51 67.4 55.3-77.6 8 7.9 3.8-15.6 9 13.5 6.9-24.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.2 7 8.9 4.2-17.8
Palmetto 201 110 55.5 47.9-62.9 40 21.9 16.2-28.9 21 9.1 5.7-14.3 13 5.5 3.0-10.0 17 7.9 4.7-13.1
Pee Dee 62 35 56.3 42.2-69.4 10 13.4 6.7-25.1 4 10.1 3.6-25.7 3 5.3 1.6-16.3 10 14.9 7.5-27.5
Trident 143 75 52.2 43.1-61.1 38 27.4 19.9-36.4 7 5.3 2.4-11.1 9 5.7 2.8-11.3 14 9.5 5.5-16.0
Upper Savannah 57 34 56.2 41.5-69.9 10 20.1 10.2-35.9 3 4.0 1.2-12.5 3 8.6 2.7-24.5 7 11.0 4.6-23.8
Waccamaw 115 62 54.4 44.1-64.3 23 21.3 13.5-31.9 11 8.1 4.4-14.5 3 2.6 0.8- 8.2 16 13.6 8.1-21.9
Wateree 56 27 61.1 46.3-74.1 18 25.8 15.6-39.5 6 6.7 2.9-14.8 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 3 4.0 1.2-12.6

* This question was asked only of male respondents who reported having had a DRE.

#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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