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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
White Black Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,411 4,286 71.7 70.1-73.3 944 22.8 21.4-24.3 181 5.4 4.5- 6.5
GENDER
Male 2,045 1,677 72.5 69.8-75.1 288 20.6 18.3-23.1 80 6.9 5.3- 8.7
Female 3,366 2,609 71.0 69.1-72.9 656 24.9 23.1-26.7 101 4.1 3.3- 5.2
RACE
White 4,290 4,227 98.0 97.3-98.5 5 0.1 0.0- 0.3 58 1.9 1.4- 2.6
African American 959 7 0.6 0.3- 1.3 926 96.3 94.3-97.5 26 3.1 1.9- 5.0
Other 136 41 26.1 18.6-35.3 7 5.5 2.5-11.6 88 68.5 58.9-76.7
HISPANIC
Yes 130 63 40.3 30.6-50.9 24 16.1 10.2-24.6 43 43.5 33.1-54.6
No 5,241 4,195 73.0 71.4-74.6 910 23.1 21.6-24.6 136 3.9 3.2- 4.8
AGE
18-24 339 240 63.0 56.7-68.9 75 26.4 21.2-32.4 24 10.6 7.0-15.8
25-34 864 624 65.5 61.4-69.4 190 25.3 21.8-29.0 50 9.2 6.7-12.6
35-44 1,027 777 69.4 65.7-72.8 205 24.0 20.9-27.5 45 6.6 4.8- 9.0
45-54 1,105 866 72.5 69.0-75.7 208 24.4 21.3-27.8 31 3.1 2.0- 4.8
55-64 917 767 79.7 76.3-82.7 133 18.0 15.1-21.3 17 2.3 1.3- 3.9
65+ 1,121 984 80.3 76.8-83.3 124 18.4 15.4-21.9 13 1.3 0.7- 2.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 641 438 59.6 54.8-64.2 173 33.8 29.4-38.6 30 6.6 4.4- 9.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,601 1,178 63.9 60.7-66.9 364 30.1 27.2-33.1 59 6.0 4.4- 8.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,426 1,163 76.0 72.9-78.9 222 18.9 16.4-21.8 41 5.0 3.4- 7.3
College Graduate 1,734 1,500 82.0 79.4-84.3 184 13.5 11.5-15.7 50 4.6 3.3- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 630 371 47.7 42.7-52.7 231 46.2 41.2-51.4 28 6.1 3.8- 9.5
$15,000- $24,999 899 614 58.6 54.5-62.6 243 33.5 29.7-37.5 42 7.9 5.6-11.0
$25,000- $34,999 674 507 69.1 64.3-73.6 149 26.6 22.4-31.2 18 4.3 2.4- 7.7
$35,000- $49,999 826 689 76.3 72.1-80.1 106 17.9 14.6-21.9 31 5.8 3.9- 8.6
$50,000+ 1,771 1,618 87.5 85.2-89.5 110 8.6 7.0-10.5 43 3.9 2.7- 5.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 337 301 85.2 79.4-89.6 29 12.6 8.5-18.2 7 2.2 1.0- 5.2
Appalachia II 636 555 81.2 76.6-85.1 63 13.4 10.1-17.4 18 5.4 3.2- 9.0
Appalachia III 432 373 79.3 73.4-84.1 45 13.1 9.7-17.6 14 7.6 4.2-13.2
Catawba 351 282 72.7 66.2-78.3 57 22.9 17.5-29.2 12 4.5 2.3- 8.4
Edisto Savannah 422 307 64.8 58.6-70.6 101 30.5 25.0-36.7 14 4.6 2.4- 8.6
Low Country 274 213 65.4 57.1-72.8 52 29.7 22.5-38.0 9 5.0 2.1-11.3
Palmetto 829 608 65.3 60.9-69.3 188 28.3 24.5-32.5 33 6.4 4.3- 9.5
Pee Dee 388 253 58.7 52.5-64.6 118 34.9 29.3-41.0 17 6.4 3.6-11.0
Trident 680 569 79.1 74.7-82.8 87 14.7 11.8-18.2 24 6.2 3.7-10.1
Upper Savannah 274 204 64.0 56.4-70.9 66 33.9 27.1-41.4 4 2.1 0.6- 7.7
Waccamaw 466 386 75.3 69.2-80.5 61 18.2 13.8-23.7 19 6.5 3.6-11.5
Wateree 283 206 64.3 56.8-71.1 69 32.2 25.5-39.6 8 3.6 1.6- 7.8

#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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