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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Physical and Sexual violence

In the past 12 months, has anyone had or attempted to have sex with you against your will or without your consent?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 612 38 9.8 6.7-14.3 574 90.2 85.7-93.3
GENDER
Male 73 12 21.6 11.3-37.4 61 78.4 62.6-88.7
Female 539 26 6.6 4.2-10.3 513 93.4 89.7-95.8
RACE
White 459 21 6.5 3.9-10.5 438 93.5 89.5-96.1
African American 127 14 17.5 9.4-30.2 113 82.5 69.8-90.6
Other 19 2 12.1 2.6-41.0 17 87.9 59.0-97.4
HISPANIC
Yes 19 2 18.1 4.4-51.5 17 81.9 48.5-95.6
No 586 36 9.5 6.4-14.1 550 90.5 85.9-93.6
AGE
18-24 64 14 24.9 14.2-39.9 50 75.1 60.1-85.8
25-34 126 8 8.2 3.8-16.8 118 91.8 83.2-96.2
35-44 156 8 4.8 2.0-10.8 148 95.2 89.2-98.0
45-54 140 8 5.5 2.6-11.5 132 94.5 88.5-97.4
55-64 72 0 0.0 . - . 72 100 . - .
65+ 50 0 0.0 . - . 50 100 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 3 5.1 1.5-16.1 54 94.9 83.9-98.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 187 17 13.3 7.5-22.4 170 86.7 77.6-92.5
Some Post-H.S. 197 13 12.8 6.8-22.9 184 87.2 77.1-93.2
College Graduate 170 5 2.9 1.1- 7.6 165 97.1 92.4-98.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 90 9 14.7 7.0-28.5 81 85.3 71.5-93.0
$15,000- $24,999 113 9 13.6 6.4-26.6 104 86.4 73.4-93.6
$25,000- $34,999 86 3 8.6 2.0-30.4 83 91.4 69.6-98.0
$35,000- $49,999 88 8 17.4 7.9-34.2 80 82.6 65.8-92.1
$50,000+ 167 4 3.4 1.1- 9.6 163 96.6 90.4-98.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 35 2 4.4 1.0-16.8 33 95.6 83.2-99.0
Appalachia II 74 6 9.4 3.2-24.2 68 90.6 75.8-96.8
Appalachia III 36 1 2.6 0.4-16.8 35 97.4 83.2-99.6
Catawba 40 0 0.0 . - . 40 100 . - .
Edisto Savannah 36 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 35 97.9 86.2-99.7
Low Country 26 2 6.7 1.6-24.2 24 93.3 75.8-98.4
Palmetto 100 9 13.6 6.3-26.9 91 86.4 73.1-93.7
Pee Dee 51 4 22.4 8.3-48.0 47 77.6 52.0-91.7
Trident 100 5 13.2 5.3-29.1 95 86.8 70.9-94.7
Upper Savannah 20 0 0.0 . - . 20 100 . - .
Waccamaw 53 5 10.0 3.7-24.3 48 90.0 75.7-96.3
Wateree 36 2 7.7 1.6-29.6 34 92.3 70.4-98.4
Region***
Region I 55 2 2.9 0.7-11.5 53 97.1 88.5-99.3
Region II 110 7 6.9 2.6-16.8 103 93.1 83.2-97.4
Region III 140 9 9.6 4.4-19.7 131 90.4 80.3-95.6
Region IV 87 6 16.5 6.9-34.7 81 83.5 65.3-93.1
Region V 36 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 35 97.9 86.2-99.7
Region VI 53 5 10.0 3.7-24.3 48 90.0 75.7-96.3
Region VII 100 5 13.2 5.3-29.1 95 86.8 70.9-94.7
Region VIII 26 2 6.7 1.6-24.2 24 93.3 75.8-98.4

*This question was only asked of the repondents who reported being approached for unwanted sex.

#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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