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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,365 105 2.0 1.5- 2.5 6,260 98.0 97.5-98.5
GENDER
Male 2,444 49 2.5 1.7- 3.6 2,395 97.5 96.4-98.3
Female 3,921 56 1.5 1.1- 2.1 3,865 98.5 97.9-98.9
RACE
White 4,997 84 1.9 1.5- 2.4 4,913 98.1 97.6-98.5
African American 1,164 18 2.0 1.1- 3.5 1,146 98.0 96.5-98.9
Other 156 3 3.8 0.7-17.6 153 96.2 82.4-99.3
HISPANIC
Yes 108 3 4.3 1.0-16.7 105 95.7 83.3-99.0
No 6,195 98 1.7 1.4- 2.2 6,097 98.3 97.8-98.6
AGE
18-24 362 7 2.4 1.0- 6.0 355 97.6 94.0-99.0
25-34 922 17 2.7 1.5- 4.8 905 97.3 95.2-98.5
35-44 1,123 17 1.5 0.9- 2.7 1,106 98.5 97.3-99.1
45-54 1,308 25 2.0 1.3- 3.1 1,283 98.0 96.9-98.7
55-64 1,195 21 2.2 1.3- 3.5 1,174 97.8 96.5-98.7
65+ 1,409 18 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,391 98.8 98.0-99.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 683 18 4.2 2.2- 7.9 665 95.8 92.1-97.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,929 37 2.2 1.4- 3.2 1,892 97.8 96.8-98.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,644 25 1.8 1.0- 2.9 1,619 98.2 97.1-99.0
College Graduate 2,098 25 1.1 0.7- 1.7 2,073 98.9 98.3-99.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 736 21 3.4 1.6- 7.0 715 96.6 93.0-98.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,027 24 3.1 1.9- 5.2 1,003 96.9 94.8-98.1
$25,000- $34,999 747 15 2.8 1.5- 5.4 732 97.2 94.6-98.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,005 10 1.0 0.5- 1.8 995 99.0 98.2-99.5
$50,000+ 2,066 19 1.0 0.6- 1.6 2,047 99.0 98.4-99.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 385 11 4.0 1.8- 8.9 374 96.0 91.1-98.2
Appalachia II 781 5 0.7 0.2- 2.3 776 99.3 97.7-99.8
Appalachia III 480 8 2.7 0.8- 8.8 472 97.3 91.2-99.2
Catawba 452 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1 445 98.6 96.9-99.4
Edisto Savannah 481 8 1.8 0.7- 4.1 473 98.2 95.9-99.3
Low Country 331 6 2.3 0.9- 5.5 325 97.7 94.5-99.1
Palmetto 966 11 1.5 0.7- 3.0 955 98.5 97.0-99.3
Pee Dee 464 20 4.6 2.7- 7.5 444 95.4 92.5-97.3
Trident 808 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 801 99.4 98.6-99.7
Upper Savannah 304 3 1.1 0.3- 3.4 301 98.9 96.6-99.7
Waccamaw 532 11 2.2 1.2- 4.2 521 97.8 95.8-98.8
Wateree 332 7 3.2 1.2- 8.3 325 96.8 91.7-98.8
Region***
Region I 689 14 2.7 1.3- 5.4 675 97.3 94.6-98.7
Region II 1,261 13 1.5 0.6- 3.8 1,248 98.5 96.2-99.4
Region III 1,418 18 1.5 0.8- 2.5 1,400 98.5 97.5-99.2
Region IV 796 27 4.0 2.5- 6.3 769 96.0 93.7-97.5
Region V 481 8 1.8 0.7- 4.1 473 98.2 95.9-99.3
Region VI 532 11 2.2 1.2- 4.2 521 97.8 95.8-98.8
Region VII 808 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4 801 99.4 98.6-99.7
Region VIII 331 6 2.3 0.9- 5.5 325 97.7 94.5-99.1

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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