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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk factor for respondents aged 65+ that had a flu shot in the past 12 months.*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,210 839 69.3 66.2-72.2 371 30.7 27.8-33.8
GENDER
Male 450 311 69.4 64.4-74.0 139 30.6 26.0-35.6
Female 760 528 69.2 65.2-72.9 232 30.8 27.1-34.8
RACE
White 1,055 752 72.8 69.8-75.6 303 27.2 24.4-30.2
African American 135 78 56.9 47.1-66.1 57 43.1 33.9-52.9
Other 8 4 49.7 19.0-80.6 4 50.3 19.4-81.0
HISPANIC
Yes 18 10 57.4 30.4-80.6 8 42.6 19.4-69.6
No 1,167 817 69.9 66.8-72.8 350 30.1 27.2-33.2
AGE
65+ 1,210 839 69.3 66.2-72.2 371 30.7 27.8-33.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 267 164 59.7 52.4-66.6 103 40.3 33.4-47.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 342 237 69.3 63.5-74.5 105 30.7 25.5-36.5
Some Post-H.S. 282 209 74.4 68.3-79.6 73 25.6 20.4-31.7
College Graduate 315 227 74.2 68.6-79.1 88 25.8 20.9-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 129 62.1 53.6-69.9 68 37.9 30.1-46.4
$15,000- $24,999 255 173 69.6 62.9-75.5 82 30.4 24.5-37.1
$25,000- $34,999 132 93 72.2 62.9-79.8 39 27.8 20.2-37.1
$35,000- $49,999 137 108 74.2 63.9-82.4 29 25.8 17.6-36.1
$50,000+ 211 149 73.3 66.6-79.1 62 26.7 20.9-33.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 80 55 68.6 56.8-78.4 25 31.4 21.6-43.2
Appalachia II 151 106 72.7 64.3-79.8 45 27.3 20.2-35.7
Appalachia III 106 56 54.0 43.1-64.6 50 46.0 35.4-56.9
Catawba 73 52 75.5 63.2-84.6 21 24.5 15.4-36.8
Edisto Savannah 84 64 75.9 64.5-84.5 20 24.1 15.5-35.5
Low Country 77 54 67.2 52.9-78.9 23 32.8 21.1-47.1
Palmetto 156 109 70.5 61.3-78.3 47 29.5 21.7-38.7
Pee Dee 63 43 63.9 49.8-76.0 20 36.1 24.0-50.2
Trident 136 96 70.4 61.2-78.2 40 29.6 21.8-38.8
Upper Savannah 66 49 69.3 53.5-81.6 17 30.7 18.4-46.5
Waccamaw 136 106 76.7 67.7-83.9 30 23.3 16.1-32.3
Wateree 65 40 64.7 51.3-76.2 25 35.3 23.8-48.7

* Data in this table was derived from the immunization questions 1: Had Flu Shot in Past 12 Months.

#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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