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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Race Related Issues

How often do you think about your race?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Never Once in a while Frequently Constantly
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,279 3,117 55.8 54.2-57.4 1,612 30.8 29.3-32.3 284 6.8 5.9- 7.8 266 6.7 5.8- 7.7
GENDER
Male 1,999 1,057 49.0 46.4-51.6 694 34.3 31.9-36.8 136 8.7 7.2-10.5 112 8.0 6.4- 9.9
Female 3,280 2,060 62.0 60.0-63.9 918 27.6 25.9-29.4 148 5.0 4.1- 6.1 154 5.4 4.6- 6.5
RACE
White 4,180 2,648 62.5 60.8-64.2 1,288 31.1 29.5-32.7 176 4.5 3.8- 5.3 68 1.9 1.4- 2.6
African American 927 405 40.6 36.9-44.4 254 28.3 24.9-32.0 91 12.0 9.6-15.0 177 19.0 16.1-22.3
Other 138 46 29.1 21.1-38.7 60 38.6 29.8-48.3 15 14.1 7.9-24.1 17 18.1 10.9-28.7
HISPANIC
Yes 128 64 44.6 34.4-55.4 41 30.9 22.1-41.3 10 9.5 4.4-19.2 13 15.0 7.9-26.7
No 5,114 3,028 56.2 54.5-57.8 1,564 30.9 29.4-32.4 273 6.7 5.8- 7.7 249 6.3 5.4- 7.3
AGE
18-24 338 183 49.4 43.3-55.5 97 28.1 23.0-33.9 36 13.8 9.8-19.1 22 8.7 5.6-13.3
25-34 853 450 49.9 46.0-53.8 284 32.8 29.3-36.5 47 6.5 4.6- 9.0 72 10.8 8.2-14.1
35-44 1,013 536 52.5 49.0-56.1 369 35.8 32.5-39.3 58 5.5 4.1- 7.4 50 6.1 4.4- 8.3
45-54 1,071 597 53.6 50.2-57.0 361 33.8 30.6-37.1 71 8.0 6.1-10.5 42 4.6 3.2- 6.6
55-64 889 566 61.9 58.2-65.5 250 29.2 25.9-32.7 41 5.0 3.6- 7.0 32 3.8 2.6- 5.7
65+ 1,077 758 67.8 64.4-71.1 242 23.1 20.3-26.3 31 3.0 2.1- 4.4 46 6.0 4.3- 8.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 623 412 61.8 57.0-66.5 121 19.7 16.2-23.8 27 5.2 3.3- 8.1 63 13.2 10.0-17.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,567 1,049 61.4 58.3-64.4 372 25.5 22.9-28.2 72 6.9 5.2- 9.1 74 6.2 4.8- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,387 789 52.7 49.5-55.9 450 32.9 30.0-35.9 79 7.7 5.9-10.0 69 6.7 4.9- 9.0
College Graduate 1,694 859 49.4 46.6-52.1 669 40.1 37.4-42.8 106 6.5 5.2- 8.0 60 4.1 3.0- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 621 380 53.1 47.9-58.2 149 25.7 21.4-30.6 33 7.7 5.1-11.6 59 13.4 9.9-17.9
$15,000- $24,999 879 550 59.1 55.1-63.0 219 25.7 22.4-29.4 33 4.5 2.9- 7.0 77 10.6 8.3-13.6
$25,000- $34,999 649 373 54.0 49.2-58.7 194 30.6 26.3-35.3 51 10.8 7.7-14.8 31 4.7 3.2- 6.8
$35,000- $49,999 803 463 55.9 51.7-59.9 269 33.0 29.4-36.9 39 5.0 3.5- 7.2 32 6.1 3.9- 9.2
$50,000+ 1,743 970 53.7 51.0-56.4 633 36.7 34.2-39.3 101 6.6 5.3- 8.3 39 2.9 1.9- 4.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 328 222 66.0 59.6-71.8 84 26.2 21.0-32.3 13 3.9 2.1- 7.2 9 3.9 1.8- 8.5
Appalachia II 620 372 55.4 50.5-60.2 199 31.7 27.5-36.2 35 9.2 6.2-13.5 14 3.7 2.0- 6.9
Appalachia III 426 268 59.1 53.1-64.7 124 29.1 24.3-34.5 16 4.4 2.3- 8.2 18 7.4 4.2-12.8
Catawba 349 222 61.3 55.1-67.2 97 26.8 21.7-32.5 13 3.7 2.1- 6.5 17 8.2 4.8-13.6
Edisto Savannah 407 244 56.0 49.9-61.8 111 28.6 23.3-34.6 27 8.8 5.7-13.2 25 6.7 4.2-10.3
Low Country 268 137 47.4 40.1-54.8 98 35.7 28.9-43.0 21 11.9 7.0-19.6 12 5.0 2.6- 9.2
Palmetto 810 401 47.5 43.4-51.7 292 35.5 31.7-39.6 64 10.0 7.4-13.3 53 7.0 5.0- 9.8
Pee Dee 373 214 51.8 45.6-57.9 107 30.0 24.6-36.0 17 5.7 3.1-10.0 35 12.6 8.5-18.2
Trident 664 397 58.1 53.6-62.4 205 30.8 27.0-35.0 36 4.7 3.2- 6.8 26 6.4 4.0-10.1
Upper Savannah 269 161 56.0 48.9-62.9 76 31.0 24.8-38.1 15 5.2 2.9- 9.3 17 7.7 4.4-13.3
Waccamaw 458 288 59.9 54.3-65.2 138 30.8 26.0-36.1 15 4.6 2.4- 8.7 17 4.7 2.7- 8.0
Wateree 272 171 60.6 53.4-67.3 68 25.4 19.7-32.1 11 6.2 3.2-11.7 22 7.8 4.9-12.2

* Once in a while means once in at least a week to a year
Frequently means once in at least an hour to a day
Constantly means everytime

#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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