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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 5,412 123 2.4 1.9- 3.0 5,289 97.6 97.0-98.1
GENDER
Male 2,048 40 2.3 1.5- 3.3 2,008 97.7 96.7-98.5
Female 3,364 83 2.5 2.0- 3.2 3,281 97.5 96.8-98.0
RACE
White 4,274 94 2.2 1.8- 2.8 4,180 97.8 97.2-98.2
African American 957 24 2.9 1.7- 4.6 933 97.1 95.4-98.3
Other 139 3 2.5 0.6- 9.7 136 97.5 90.3-99.4
HISPANIC
Yes 129 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 125 98.0 94.6-99.3
No 5,238 119 2.4 1.9- 3.0 5,119 97.6 97.0-98.1
AGE
18-24 339 8 2.4 1.1- 5.3 331 97.6 94.7-98.9
25-34 862 20 2.0 1.2- 3.2 842 98.0 96.8-98.8
35-44 1,026 29 2.9 2.0- 4.4 997 97.1 95.6-98.0
45-54 1,101 37 3.9 2.6- 5.9 1,064 96.1 94.1-97.4
55-64 914 15 1.6 0.9- 2.9 899 98.4 97.1-99.1
65+ 1,127 13 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,114 98.9 97.9-99.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 639 25 3.2 2.0- 5.2 614 96.8 94.8-98.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,600 41 2.9 2.0- 4.1 1,559 97.1 95.9-98.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,426 29 2.2 1.4- 3.4 1,397 97.8 96.6-98.6
College Graduate 1,737 28 1.7 1.1- 2.6 1,709 98.3 97.4-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 629 28 5.3 3.2- 8.8 601 94.7 91.2-96.8
$15,000- $24,999 896 20 2.5 1.5- 4.0 876 97.5 96.0-98.5
$25,000- $34,999 675 23 3.2 2.0- 4.9 652 96.8 95.1-98.0
$35,000- $49,999 820 13 1.4 0.8- 2.5 807 98.6 97.5-99.2
$50,000+ 1,773 24 1.2 0.8- 1.8 1,749 98.8 98.2-99.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 335 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0 326 97.5 95.0-98.8
Appalachia II 635 14 2.8 1.3- 5.8 621 97.2 94.2-98.7
Appalachia III 434 8 1.9 0.9- 4.0 426 98.1 96.0-99.1
Catawba 354 7 1.9 0.9- 4.0 347 98.1 96.0-99.1
Edisto Savannah 424 14 3.4 1.7- 6.8 410 96.6 93.2-98.3
Low Country 269 5 1.6 0.6- 3.8 264 98.4 96.2-99.4
Palmetto 831 26 3.6 2.2- 5.9 805 96.4 94.1-97.8
Pee Dee 385 6 1.6 0.7- 3.7 379 98.4 96.3-99.3
Trident 687 9 1.4 0.7- 2.7 678 98.6 97.3-99.3
Upper Savannah 271 9 3.1 1.6- 6.1 262 96.9 93.9-98.4
Waccamaw 466 6 1.1 0.4- 2.8 460 98.9 97.2-99.6
Wateree 281 7 2.6 1.1- 5.8 274 97.4 94.2-98.9

#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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