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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Race Related Issues

Within the past 12 months at work, do you feel you were treated worse than, the same as, or better than people of other races?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Worse than other races Same as other races Better than other races Worse/Better than other races Encountered people of same race
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,117 205 7.3 6.2- 8.6 2,706 85.6 83.9-87.1 129 4.7 3.9- 5.8 32 1.3 0.8- 2.0 45 1.1 0.8- 1.6
GENDER
Male 1,324 78 6.9 5.4- 8.9 1,152 85.5 82.9-87.7 60 4.9 3.6- 6.5 17 1.7 0.9- 3.2 17 1.0 0.6- 1.7
Female 1,793 127 7.8 6.4- 9.4 1,554 85.6 83.5-87.5 69 4.6 3.5- 6.1 15 0.7 0.4- 1.3 28 1.3 0.9- 1.9
RACE
White 2,435 94 3.9 3.1- 4.8 2,182 89.8 88.3-91.0 101 4.3 3.4- 5.3 18 0.7 0.4- 1.2 40 1.4 1.0- 2.0
African American 575 99 16.4 13.1-20.3 438 75.5 70.9-79.6 21 5.1 3.2- 8.1 12 2.5 1.1- 5.5 5 0.5 0.2- 1.3
Other 91 12 14.3 7.3-25.9 72 76.1 63.7-85.2 6 7.2 3.1-15.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.2 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 74 7 6.3 2.7-14.0 61 81.7 67.7-90.5 4 10.3 3.6-26.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8
No 3,034 198 7.4 6.3- 8.6 2,637 85.7 84.0-87.2 124 4.5 3.7- 5.5 31 1.3 0.8- 2.1 44 1.2 0.8- 1.6
AGE
18-24 207 19 7.6 4.6-12.3 171 81.8 74.9-87.2 10 6.3 3.3-11.6 5 3.6 1.3- 9.6 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
25-34 674 49 7.7 5.6-10.6 585 84.7 80.9-87.9 29 5.9 3.9- 8.9 3 0.5 0.1- 2.2 8 1.2 0.6- 2.5
35-44 827 60 8.0 6.0-10.7 717 86.0 83.0-88.6 33 4.0 2.7- 5.7 9 1.1 0.5- 2.4 8 0.9 0.4- 1.8
45-54 819 52 7.7 5.6-10.3 707 85.5 82.4-88.1 37 4.4 3.1- 6.3 12 1.3 0.7- 2.6 11 1.1 0.6- 2.1
55-64 441 21 5.1 2.9- 8.6 393 89.3 85.3-92.2 15 3.5 2.1- 5.9 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0 9 1.5 0.7- 3.0
65+ 129 2 1.4 0.3- 5.3 116 91.1 84.7-95.0 5 3.4 1.4- 8.4 0 0.0 . - . 6 4.1 1.7- 9.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 217 21 14.0 9.0-21.1 186 80.1 72.3-86.1 4 2.9 1.0- 7.9 3 1.9 0.4- 8.2 3 1.1 0.3- 4.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 918 70 7.3 5.5- 9.6 795 84.6 81.2-87.5 33 5.4 3.6- 7.9 13 2.3 1.1- 4.6 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 848 57 7.7 5.7-10.5 726 85.1 81.9-87.8 34 4.2 2.9- 6.1 10 0.9 0.5- 1.7 21 2.1 1.3- 3.4
College Graduate 1,132 57 5.1 3.8- 6.8 997 88.4 86.1-90.3 58 5.1 3.8- 6.7 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9 14 1.1 0.6- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 179 16 10.5 6.1-17.5 147 78.2 68.7-85.4 7 4.7 2.0-10.4 5 5.3 1.6-16.4 4 1.3 0.4- 4.0
$15,000- $24,999 445 49 9.8 7.2-13.3 376 83.0 78.0-87.1 12 5.4 2.7-10.2 4 0.9 0.2- 3.2 4 0.9 0.3- 2.8
$25,000- $34,999 422 35 8.7 5.9-12.6 359 84.2 79.5-88.1 14 3.5 1.9- 6.5 6 1.8 0.7- 4.5 8 1.8 0.8- 3.9
$35,000- $49,999 545 32 6.9 4.5-10.5 477 86.9 83.0-90.0 23 4.3 2.8- 6.6 5 1.0 0.3- 2.6 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9
$50,000+ 1,307 59 4.8 3.6- 6.4 1,160 88.5 86.3-90.3 65 5.2 4.0- 6.9 9 0.5 0.3- 1.1 14 0.9 0.5- 1.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 7 4.2 1.9- 9.1 174 89.9 84.0-93.8 7 3.8 1.7- 8.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 3 1.5 0.4- 5.7
Appalachia II 359 13 4.1 1.9- 8.8 316 88.0 82.9-91.7 19 5.7 3.4- 9.4 6 1.3 0.5- 3.0 5 0.9 0.3- 2.2
Appalachia III 243 13 5.4 3.0- 9.6 215 87.7 81.7-91.9 10 5.2 2.5-10.8 0 0.0 . - . 5 1.6 0.6- 4.1
Catawba 213 19 10.0 6.0-16.3 187 86.8 80.3-91.4 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 2 0.7 0.1- 3.1
Edisto Savannah 235 22 10.0 6.2-15.8 195 79.4 71.4-85.6 10 4.5 2.4- 8.4 6 5.4 1.8-14.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
Low Country 132 9 5.7 2.7-11.6 108 81.1 70.2-88.6 13 12.2 5.8-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7
Palmetto 523 52 10.9 8.0-14.7 436 81.6 77.0-85.4 22 4.9 3.0- 8.0 7 1.8 0.7- 4.7 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9
Pee Dee 233 21 10.4 6.2-16.9 202 84.7 77.6-89.8 6 3.6 1.4- 8.7 2 0.6 0.1- 3.1 2 0.7 0.2- 2.8
Trident 403 15 2.8 1.6- 4.8 359 90.2 86.5-92.9 23 5.4 3.4- 8.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
Upper Savannah 147 11 9.0 4.5-17.2 129 85.1 76.2-91.1 5 4.2 1.5-11.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4
Waccamaw 258 14 7.1 3.9-12.6 223 85.0 78.7-89.6 6 3.0 1.2- 7.5 3 0.8 0.2- 2.7 12 4.1 2.2- 7.6
Wateree 160 9 8.2 4.1-15.9 145 86.2 77.4-91.9 3 3.3 1.1- 9.9 2 1.8 0.3- 9.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5

* This question was asked only of those who were employed for wages, self employed or were out of eployment for less than a year

#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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