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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Sexual and Physical Violence

Within the past 12 months, on any occasion were you hit, slapped, kicked, raped or otherwise physically hurt by a spouse, partner, ex-spouse or partner, boyfriend, girlfriend or date?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,414 131 2.9 2.3- 3.6 5,283 97.1 96.4-97.7
GENDER
Male 2,046 37 2.6 1.7- 3.7 2,009 97.4 96.3-98.3
Female 3,368 94 3.2 2.5- 4.1 3,274 96.8 95.9-97.5
RACE
White 4,278 78 2.3 1.7- 3.0 4,200 97.7 97.0-98.3
African American 957 43 4.3 3.0- 6.1 914 95.7 93.9-97.0
Other 139 8 5.7 2.6-11.9 131 94.3 88.1-97.4
HISPANIC
Yes 129 5 3.1 1.1- 8.7 124 96.9 91.3-98.9
No 5,242 125 2.9 2.3- 3.6 5,117 97.1 96.4-97.7
AGE
18-24 339 19 6.2 3.7-10.0 320 93.8 90.0-96.3
25-34 860 53 6.3 4.6- 8.7 807 93.7 91.3-95.4
35-44 1,029 28 2.6 1.7- 4.0 1,001 97.4 96.0-98.3
45-54 1,103 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 1,084 98.3 97.1-99.0
55-64 916 8 0.7 0.3- 1.4 908 99.3 98.6-99.7
65+ 1,125 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 1,121 99.6 98.9-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 638 33 5.7 4.0- 8.3 605 94.3 91.7-96.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,601 42 3.8 2.6- 5.6 1,559 96.2 94.4-97.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,426 33 2.3 1.5- 3.5 1,393 97.7 96.5-98.5
College Graduate 1,740 23 1.2 0.7- 1.8 1,717 98.8 98.2-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 632 33 5.2 3.5- 7.8 599 94.8 92.2-96.5
$15,000- $24,999 894 44 5.8 4.0- 8.4 850 94.2 91.6-96.0
$25,000- $34,999 674 14 2.6 1.4- 4.7 660 97.4 95.3-98.6
$35,000- $49,999 822 19 3.0 1.7- 5.0 803 97.0 95.0-98.3
$50,000+ 1,772 12 0.9 0.4- 1.9 1,760 99.1 98.1-99.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 334 7 3.2 1.4- 6.9 327 96.8 93.1-98.6
Appalachia II 634 10 1.3 0.6- 2.6 624 98.7 97.4-99.4
Appalachia III 433 11 5.8 2.7-11.8 422 94.2 88.2-97.3
Catawba 353 12 3.1 1.6- 5.8 341 96.9 94.2-98.4
Edisto Savannah 423 12 3.7 1.8- 7.3 411 96.3 92.7-98.2
Low Country 270 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4 268 99.4 97.6-99.9
Palmetto 834 18 2.4 1.4- 4.0 816 97.6 96.0-98.6
Pee Dee 385 11 3.3 1.6- 6.5 374 96.7 93.5-98.4
Trident 686 18 3.1 1.9- 5.3 668 96.9 94.7-98.1
Upper Savannah 273 10 3.6 1.8- 7.0 263 96.4 93.0-98.2
Waccamaw 465 13 2.7 1.5- 4.8 452 97.3 95.2-98.5
Wateree 282 6 2.6 1.0- 6.4 276 97.4 93.6-99.0

#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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