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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 7,090 6,129 83.0 81.7-84.2 961 17.0 15.8-18.3
GENDER
Male 2,721 2,343 81.6 79.5-83.6 378 18.4 16.4-20.5
Female 4,369 3,786 84.3 82.8-85.6 583 15.7 14.4-17.2
RACE
White 5,452 4,837 87.0 85.8-88.1 615 13.0 11.9-14.2
African American 1,396 1,091 74.1 70.9-77.1 305 25.9 22.9-29.1
Other 180 147 73.0 62.9-81.2 33 27.0 18.8-37.1
HISPANIC
Yes 128 95 65.5 53.8-75.5 33 34.5 24.5-46.2
No 6,881 5,969 83.7 82.4-84.8 912 16.3 15.2-17.6
AGE
18-24 409 298 69.2 63.6-74.3 111 30.8 25.7-36.4
25-34 1,047 851 78.6 75.3-81.6 196 21.4 18.4-24.7
35-44 1,256 1,056 83.0 80.4-85.3 200 17.0 14.7-19.6
45-54 1,435 1,201 82.3 79.7-84.7 234 17.7 15.3-20.3
55-64 1,315 1,143 86.9 84.7-88.8 172 13.1 11.2-15.3
65+ 1,561 1,518 96.4 95.0-97.4 43 3.6 2.6- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 809 630 72.0 67.4-76.1 179 28.0 23.9-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,205 1,794 76.9 74.4-79.2 411 23.1 20.8-25.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,796 1,563 85.0 82.6-87.1 233 15.0 12.9-17.4
College Graduate 2,266 2,131 92.5 90.8-94.0 135 7.5 6.0- 9.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 838 611 68.0 63.5-72.3 227 32.0 27.7-36.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,166 899 71.2 67.4-74.7 267 28.8 25.3-32.6
$25,000- $34,999 856 713 80.0 76.3-83.2 143 20.0 16.8-23.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,095 982 86.9 84.0-89.4 113 13.1 10.6-16.0
$50,000+ 2,207 2,122 95.2 93.8-96.3 85 4.8 3.7- 6.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 433 372 79.0 72.8-84.1 61 21.0 15.9-27.2
Appalachia II 852 745 86.4 83.3-88.9 107 13.6 11.1-16.7
Appalachia III 549 474 83.0 77.9-87.2 75 17.0 12.8-22.1
Catawba 491 440 86.5 81.9-90.1 51 13.5 9.9-18.1
Edisto Savannah 539 454 80.5 75.4-84.8 85 19.5 15.2-24.6
Low Country 364 322 85.2 79.6-89.5 42 14.8 10.5-20.4
Palmetto 1,068 949 84.5 81.0-87.4 119 15.5 12.6-19.0
Pee Dee 525 426 78.9 74.0-83.0 99 21.1 17.0-26.0
Trident 892 791 86.2 82.7-89.1 101 13.8 10.9-17.3
Upper Savannah 338 279 75.5 67.9-81.7 59 24.5 18.3-32.1
Waccamaw 588 499 82.4 78.0-86.1 89 17.6 13.9-22.0
Wateree 382 321 80.6 74.1-85.7 61 19.4 14.3-25.9
Region***
Region I 771 651 77.4 72.7-81.5 120 22.6 18.5-27.3
Region II 1,401 1,219 85.0 82.3-87.4 182 15.0 12.6-17.7
Region III 1,559 1,389 85.2 82.4-87.5 170 14.8 12.5-17.6
Region IV 907 747 79.6 75.8-83.0 160 20.4 17.0-24.2
Region V 539 454 80.5 75.4-84.8 85 19.5 15.2-24.6
Region VI 588 499 82.4 78.0-86.1 89 17.6 13.9-22.0
Region VII 892 791 86.2 82.7-89.1 101 13.8 10.9-17.3
Region VIII 364 322 85.2 79.6-89.5 42 14.8 10.5-20.4

#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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