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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Epilepsy and Seizure

How many seizures have you had in the last three months?

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  Total
Respond.#
None One More than one No longer have epilepsy or seizure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 104 78 70.2 55.3-81.7 8 9.0 3.3-22.0 13 16.7 7.6-32.8 5 4.1 1.7- 9.8
GENDER
Male 49 37 66.6 44.5-83.2 4 11.4 3.2-33.4 6 19.4 6.5-45.2 2 2.6 0.6-10.5
Female 55 41 75.4 61.0-85.7 4 5.4 2.0-14.1 7 12.8 5.8-26.1 3 6.4 2.1-18.1
RACE
White 83 65 81.2 70.9-88.5 6 6.2 2.7-13.8 8 7.9 3.7-16.0 4 4.7 1.7-12.0
African American 18 11 56.8 28.9-81.0 2 19.2 3.6-60.0 4 20.0 6.6-46.9 1 3.9 0.5-24.0

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

*This question was only asked of the repondents who had been diagnosed having a seizure disorder or epilepsy by a doctor.

#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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