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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 5,919 2,417 39.3 37.9-40.8 3,502 60.7 59.2-62.1
GENDER
Male 2,239 728 31.5 29.2-33.8 1,511 68.5 66.2-70.8
Female 3,680 1,689 46.5 44.7-48.4 1,991 53.5 51.6-55.3
RACE
White 4,606 1,838 38.1 36.5-39.7 2,768 61.9 60.3-63.5
African American 1,106 504 44.0 40.5-47.6 602 56.0 52.4-59.5
Other 157 58 35.5 26.7-45.5 99 64.5 54.5-73.3
HISPANIC
Yes 149 70 43.4 33.8-53.6 79 56.6 46.4-66.2
No 5,718 2,333 39.3 37.8-40.8 3,385 60.7 59.2-62.2
AGE
18-24 383 133 32.3 27.2-37.8 250 67.7 62.2-72.8
25-34 948 384 39.7 36.1-43.4 564 60.3 56.6-63.9
35-44 1,127 502 43.1 39.9-46.4 625 56.9 53.6-60.1
45-54 1,194 540 43.5 40.3-46.7 654 56.5 53.3-59.7
55-64 999 445 43.4 40.0-46.9 554 56.6 53.1-60.0
65+ 1,211 392 33.0 30.0-36.1 819 67.0 63.9-70.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 724 245 34.1 30.1-38.4 479 65.9 61.6-69.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,821 732 39.2 36.5-41.9 1,089 60.8 58.1-63.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,532 664 40.5 37.6-43.5 868 59.5 56.5-62.4
College Graduate 1,831 776 41.3 38.8-43.9 1,055 58.7 56.1-61.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 713 271 40.8 36.2-45.6 442 59.2 54.4-63.8
$15,000- $24,999 998 397 37.4 33.9-41.1 601 62.6 58.9-66.1
$25,000- $34,999 741 294 37.8 33.8-42.1 447 62.2 57.9-66.2
$35,000- $49,999 875 388 40.0 36.3-43.8 487 60.0 56.2-63.7
$50,000+ 1,854 799 41.5 39.0-44.1 1,055 58.5 55.9-61.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 369 158 41.4 35.5-47.5 211 58.6 52.5-64.5
Appalachia II 695 288 38.5 34.3-42.9 407 61.5 57.1-65.7
Appalachia III 479 174 33.7 28.9-38.9 305 66.3 61.1-71.1
Catawba 388 157 41.1 35.5-46.8 231 58.9 53.2-64.5
Edisto Savannah 454 202 45.2 39.7-50.9 252 54.8 49.1-60.3
Low Country 293 116 40.6 33.7-47.8 177 59.4 52.2-66.3
Palmetto 893 376 40.8 37.0-44.7 517 59.2 55.3-63.0
Pee Dee 424 157 34.0 28.9-39.4 267 66.0 60.6-71.1
Trident 745 332 41.2 37.1-45.5 413 58.8 54.5-62.9
Upper Savannah 293 111 38.3 32.1-45.0 182 61.7 55.0-67.9
Waccamaw 513 213 40.6 35.7-45.8 300 59.4 54.2-64.3
Wateree 308 115 36.9 30.8-43.3 193 63.1 56.7-69.2

#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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