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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,818 1,173 18.6 17.4-19.8 4,645 81.4 80.2-82.6
GENDER
Male 2,203 422 17.7 15.9-19.6 1,781 82.3 80.4-84.1
Female 3,615 751 19.4 18.0-20.9 2,864 80.6 79.1-82.0
RACE
White 4,540 934 18.7 17.5-19.9 3,606 81.3 80.1-82.5
African American 1,074 195 17.8 15.2-20.8 879 82.2 79.2-84.8
Other 154 34 22.1 15.0-31.2 120 77.9 68.8-85.0
HISPANIC
Yes 146 34 23.2 15.6-33.1 112 76.8 66.9-84.4
No 5,625 1,117 18.2 17.1-19.4 4,508 81.8 80.6-82.9
AGE
18-24 376 34 8.9 6.1-12.8 342 91.1 87.2-93.9
25-34 931 73 7.9 6.1-10.2 858 92.1 89.8-93.9
35-44 1,118 173 15.3 12.9-18.0 945 84.7 82.0-87.1
45-54 1,178 275 24.4 21.6-27.4 903 75.6 72.6-78.4
55-64 983 293 29.8 26.7-33.2 690 70.2 66.8-73.3
65+ 1,180 314 26.2 23.4-29.3 866 73.8 70.7-76.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 695 241 30.7 26.8-34.9 454 69.3 65.1-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,781 360 18.0 16.0-20.1 1,421 82.0 79.9-84.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,518 300 17.3 15.2-19.5 1,218 82.7 80.5-84.8
College Graduate 1,813 272 14.9 13.0-17.0 1,541 85.1 83.0-87.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 696 268 33.3 29.1-37.8 428 66.7 62.2-70.9
$15,000- $24,999 977 238 22.4 19.4-25.7 739 77.6 74.3-80.6
$25,000- $34,999 727 134 16.9 13.9-20.4 593 83.1 79.6-86.1
$35,000- $49,999 870 142 15.0 12.6-17.9 728 85.0 82.1-87.4
$50,000+ 1,843 231 11.9 10.4-13.5 1,612 88.1 86.5-89.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 366 84 23.6 18.5-29.6 282 76.4 70.4-81.5
Appalachia II 683 114 14.5 11.7-17.8 569 85.5 82.2-88.3
Appalachia III 472 106 19.0 15.3-23.4 366 81.0 76.6-84.7
Catawba 381 73 20.0 15.8-25.0 308 80.0 75.0-84.2
Edisto Savannah 447 96 20.7 16.4-25.7 351 79.3 74.3-83.6
Low Country 291 47 13.9 10.0-19.0 244 86.1 81.0-90.0
Palmetto 877 172 17.8 15.0-21.0 705 82.2 79.0-85.0
Pee Dee 416 83 18.6 14.5-23.5 333 81.4 76.5-85.5
Trident 732 142 16.9 14.1-20.1 590 83.1 79.9-85.9
Upper Savannah 290 69 23.5 18.2-29.8 221 76.5 70.2-81.8
Waccamaw 502 109 18.8 15.4-22.8 393 81.2 77.2-84.6
Wateree 301 64 21.0 16.1-26.8 237 79.0 73.2-83.9

#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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