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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Sexual and Physical Violence

Has anyone ever had sex with you against your will or without your consent?
This would include situations where verbal threats, coercion, physical force, or a weapon was used or you were not able to give consent for some reason*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,400 355 5.7 5.0- 6.4 5,045 94.3 93.6-95.0
GENDER
Male 2,045 32 1.4 0.9- 2.1 2,013 98.6 97.9-99.1
Female 3,355 323 9.6 8.5-10.9 3,032 90.4 89.1-91.5
RACE
White 4,266 269 5.3 4.6- 6.1 3,997 94.7 93.9-95.4
African American 953 70 6.7 5.1- 8.7 883 93.3 91.3-94.9
Other 139 13 7.1 3.9-12.6 126 92.9 87.4-96.1
HISPANIC
Yes 129 14 7.4 4.1-13.2 115 92.6 86.8-95.9
No 5,226 336 5.6 4.9- 6.3 4,890 94.4 93.7-95.1
AGE
18-24 336 27 6.6 4.3- 9.9 309 93.4 90.1-95.7
25-34 860 79 7.1 5.6- 9.1 781 92.9 90.9-94.4
35-44 1,021 94 7.6 6.1- 9.5 927 92.4 90.5-93.9
45-54 1,102 93 6.8 5.4- 8.5 1,009 93.2 91.5-94.6
55-64 915 37 3.3 2.2- 4.7 878 96.7 95.3-97.8
65+ 1,123 22 2.1 1.3- 3.3 1,101 97.9 96.7-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 638 46 6.3 4.5- 8.8 592 93.7 91.2-95.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,596 94 5.6 4.4- 7.1 1,502 94.4 92.9-95.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,421 115 6.4 5.2- 7.9 1,306 93.6 92.1-94.8
College Graduate 1,735 100 4.9 3.9- 6.0 1,635 95.1 94.0-96.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 631 75 9.6 7.3-12.5 556 90.4 87.5-92.7
$15,000- $24,999 891 68 6.5 4.9- 8.5 823 93.5 91.5-95.1
$25,000- $34,999 673 56 6.9 5.1- 9.3 617 93.1 90.7-94.9
$35,000- $49,999 820 49 5.3 3.8- 7.4 771 94.7 92.6-96.2
$50,000+ 1,771 75 3.7 2.8- 4.7 1,696 96.3 95.3-97.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 333 20 6.1 3.7- 9.9 313 93.9 90.1-96.3
Appalachia II 630 41 5.9 4.1- 8.5 589 94.1 91.5-95.9
Appalachia III 434 28 6.1 3.8- 9.7 406 93.9 90.3-96.2
Catawba 353 27 6.9 4.5-10.3 326 93.1 89.7-95.5
Edisto Savannah 422 32 5.6 3.8- 8.3 390 94.4 91.7-96.2
Low Country 270 15 5.3 2.7-10.3 255 94.7 89.7-97.3
Palmetto 829 60 5.7 4.3- 7.6 769 94.3 92.4-95.7
Pee Dee 384 22 5.2 3.1- 8.4 362 94.8 91.6-96.9
Trident 684 59 6.8 5.1- 9.1 625 93.2 90.9-94.9
Upper Savannah 273 19 6.7 4.1-10.6 254 93.3 89.4-95.9
Waccamaw 466 23 4.0 2.6- 6.2 443 96.0 93.8-97.4
Wateree 281 8 3.3 1.5- 7.0 273 96.7 93.0-98.5

* Includes vaginal, anal, and oral sex, as well as the insertion of fingers or any other type of object into the vagina or anus of a person.

#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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