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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Healthy Days

During the past 30 days, for about how many days did poor physical or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation?*

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  Total
Respond.#
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,114 5,591 78.4 77.2-79.6 359 5.7 5.0- 6.5 413 5.8 5.2- 6.5 419 5.6 5.0- 6.2 332 4.5 3.9- 5.1
GENDER
Male 2,730 2,220 80.5 78.5-82.3 127 5.7 4.6- 7.0 107 4.4 3.5- 5.6 140 4.8 4.0- 5.8 136 4.6 3.8- 5.6
Female 4,384 3,371 76.5 75.0-78.0 232 5.7 4.9- 6.7 306 7.1 6.3- 8.0 279 6.3 5.5- 7.2 196 4.3 3.7- 5.1
RACE
White 5,466 4,329 79.1 77.7-80.3 289 6.0 5.2- 6.8 299 5.6 4.9- 6.4 308 5.3 4.6- 6.0 241 4.1 3.5- 4.7
African American 1,404 1,070 77.0 74.1-79.7 56 4.7 3.4- 6.6 100 6.4 5.0- 8.2 97 6.4 5.0- 8.1 81 5.5 4.2- 7.2
Other 181 140 76.0 67.0-83.2 13 8.7 4.4-16.4 12 6.0 2.8-12.2 10 5.1 2.6- 9.8 6 4.2 1.6-10.8
HISPANIC
Yes 129 97 73.2 62.2-81.9 9 10.9 5.1-21.6 5 4.3 1.3-13.6 14 9.8 5.4-17.1 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4
No 6,901 5,433 78.6 77.4-79.8 350 5.6 4.9- 6.4 404 5.9 5.2- 6.6 395 5.4 4.8- 6.1 319 4.5 3.9- 5.1
AGE
18-24 417 324 76.4 71.2-80.9 44 11.7 8.4-16.1 37 9.1 6.3-12.9 9 2.0 1.0- 4.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4
25-34 1,050 833 79.8 76.9-82.5 82 7.3 5.7- 9.2 68 5.3 4.1- 6.8 48 4.7 3.4- 6.4 19 2.8 1.6- 4.8
35-44 1,260 998 80.2 77.6-82.6 70 5.1 3.9- 6.6 76 5.6 4.3- 7.1 69 5.3 4.0- 6.8 47 3.9 2.8- 5.3
45-54 1,437 1,086 76.9 74.3-79.2 84 5.1 4.0- 6.4 84 5.2 4.1- 6.6 104 7.1 5.7- 8.9 79 5.7 4.5- 7.3
55-64 1,317 1,022 76.2 73.4-78.8 50 4.0 3.0- 5.3 70 5.8 4.5- 7.4 96 7.8 6.1- 9.9 79 6.2 4.9- 7.9
65+ 1,563 1,268 79.7 77.2-82.1 27 1.9 1.3- 2.8 77 4.9 3.8- 6.2 89 6.2 4.9- 7.9 102 7.3 5.7- 9.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 816 561 68.6 64.3-72.6 30 5.2 3.3- 8.0 53 7.1 5.1- 9.9 95 10.2 8.0-12.8 77 8.9 6.8-11.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,211 1,712 77.1 74.8-79.2 71 3.9 2.9- 5.2 143 6.2 5.1- 7.6 140 6.4 5.3- 7.8 145 6.3 5.2- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,802 1,417 79.0 76.5-81.2 100 6.8 5.3- 8.7 112 6.1 4.9- 7.7 106 5.0 4.0- 6.2 67 3.1 2.3- 4.2
College Graduate 2,269 1,891 83.6 81.7-85.3 156 6.9 5.8- 8.3 103 4.5 3.6- 5.7 78 3.3 2.6- 4.3 41 1.7 1.2- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 840 502 60.6 56.1-64.8 28 3.8 2.2- 6.3 63 7.5 5.5-10.1 126 13.9 11.3-17.1 121 14.3 11.5-17.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,168 845 73.5 70.2-76.5 52 5.3 3.8- 7.3 95 7.2 5.6- 9.2 97 7.9 6.2- 9.9 79 6.2 4.7- 8.1
$25,000- $34,999 858 699 80.3 76.5-83.6 44 7.0 4.7-10.3 50 5.7 4.1- 7.7 43 4.5 3.2- 6.3 22 2.5 1.4- 4.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,096 898 80.4 77.3-83.1 61 6.1 4.5- 8.2 65 6.3 4.8- 8.3 44 4.2 3.0- 5.9 28 3.0 2.0- 4.5
$50,000+ 2,209 1,872 84.7 82.9-86.4 143 6.5 5.4- 7.7 96 4.6 3.7- 5.8 64 2.8 2.1- 3.7 34 1.4 1.0- 2.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 433 328 74.7 69.4-79.3 20 4.9 3.1- 7.9 32 7.0 4.7-10.1 25 5.5 3.6- 8.5 28 7.9 5.0-12.3
Appalachia II 855 671 78.8 75.4-81.9 52 7.3 5.2-10.0 46 5.0 3.6- 6.9 49 5.0 3.6- 6.9 37 4.0 2.7- 5.8
Appalachia III 551 424 77.4 72.8-81.4 22 5.2 3.1- 8.6 25 3.5 2.3- 5.2 41 7.6 5.3-11.0 39 6.3 4.3- 9.1
Catawba 491 401 81.8 77.3-85.5 19 3.5 2.0- 6.0 25 6.3 3.9- 9.9 26 4.9 3.2- 7.6 20 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Edisto Savannah 540 421 77.8 72.9-82.0 35 6.1 4.2- 8.7 24 5.0 2.7- 9.0 35 6.2 4.1- 9.1 25 5.0 3.1- 7.9
Low Country 366 282 75.0 68.6-80.4 19 7.0 3.8-12.6 28 7.3 4.8-10.8 27 8.6 5.3-13.7 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4
Palmetto 1,070 862 80.5 77.4-83.3 55 6.1 4.4- 8.4 77 7.1 5.4- 9.2 45 3.9 2.8- 5.4 31 2.4 1.6- 3.5
Pee Dee 525 407 77.9 73.1-82.0 18 5.1 2.8- 9.1 31 6.4 4.2- 9.8 34 5.4 3.7- 7.7 35 5.2 3.6- 7.6
Trident 896 693 76.7 73.0-80.0 60 6.9 5.1- 9.3 59 6.8 5.0- 9.3 47 4.9 3.5- 6.7 37 4.6 3.1- 7.0
Upper Savannah 339 274 78.0 71.1-83.6 17 6.2 2.9-13.0 14 4.5 2.5- 8.1 18 6.1 3.4-10.5 16 5.2 2.9- 9.1
Waccamaw 591 462 78.9 74.6-82.6 25 4.3 2.8- 6.5 28 5.0 3.1- 7.7 44 6.4 4.5- 8.9 32 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Wateree 384 305 81.1 76.0-85.3 14 3.2 1.7- 5.8 21 5.1 3.0- 8.5 25 6.4 4.0- 9.8 19 4.2 2.4- 7.4
Region***
Region I 772 602 76.2 72.0-79.9 37 5.5 3.5- 8.6 46 5.8 4.2- 8.0 43 5.8 4.0- 8.2 44 6.7 4.7- 9.5
Region II 1,406 1,095 78.2 75.5-80.7 74 6.4 4.9- 8.4 71 4.4 3.4- 5.6 90 6.0 4.7- 7.7 76 4.9 3.7- 6.4
Region III 1,561 1,263 80.9 78.4-83.2 74 5.3 4.0- 6.9 102 6.8 5.4- 8.6 71 4.2 3.2- 5.5 51 2.8 2.0- 3.7
Region IV 909 712 79.3 75.8-82.3 32 4.3 2.7- 6.6 52 5.9 4.2- 8.1 59 5.8 4.3- 7.7 54 4.8 3.5- 6.6
Region V 540 421 77.8 72.9-82.0 35 6.1 4.2- 8.7 24 5.0 2.7- 9.0 35 6.2 4.1- 9.1 25 5.0 3.1- 7.9
Region VI 591 462 78.9 74.6-82.6 25 4.3 2.8- 6.5 28 5.0 3.1- 7.7 44 6.4 4.5- 8.9 32 5.5 3.5- 8.5
Region VII 896 693 76.7 73.0-80.0 60 6.9 5.1- 9.3 59 6.8 5.0- 9.3 47 4.9 3.5- 6.7 37 4.6 3.1- 7.0
Region VIII 366 282 75.0 68.6-80.4 19 7.0 3.8-12.6 28 7.3 4.8-10.8 27 8.6 5.3-13.7 10 2.2 1.1- 4.4

* Respondents who reported no mental and physical health problems in the past month were not asked this question, however, they are included in the 'None' category here.

#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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