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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Race Related Issues

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  Total
Respond.#
Never Once in a while Frequently Constantly
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,231 3,274 58.6 56.9-60.2 1,490 29.6 28.1-31.1 236 5.8 4.9- 6.8 231 6.1 5.2- 7.1
GENDER
Male 1,997 1,145 53.7 50.9-56.4 628 31.4 29.0-34.0 129 8.0 6.5- 9.9 95 6.9 5.4- 8.7
Female 3,234 2,129 63.1 61.1-65.0 862 27.9 26.1-29.8 107 3.7 3.0- 4.6 136 5.3 4.4- 6.5
RACE
White 4,109 2,721 64.0 62.2-65.7 1,193 30.4 28.8-32.1 134 3.9 3.2- 4.6 61 1.7 1.2- 2.4
African American 957 486 48.3 44.4-52.3 239 24.9 21.6-28.4 86 9.8 7.6-12.5 146 17.0 14.1-20.3
Other 129 45 28.0 20.0-37.6 48 41.0 30.2-52.8 15 16.2 8.0-30.2 21 14.7 9.0-23.3
HISPANIC
Yes 95 48 46.1 34.3-58.4 30 32.8 22.2-45.3 8 7.9 3.6-16.7 9 13.2 6.2-25.8
No 5,082 3,185 58.9 57.2-60.6 1,455 29.6 28.1-31.1 223 5.7 4.8- 6.7 219 5.9 5.0- 6.9
AGE
18-24 304 148 47.1 40.6-53.7 109 34.5 28.6-41.0 22 7.9 4.6-13.2 25 10.4 6.9-15.5
25-34 791 437 52.5 48.5-56.5 260 32.4 28.8-36.1 50 8.4 6.1-11.4 44 6.7 4.9- 9.2
35-44 940 543 57.1 53.5-60.6 288 30.1 27.0-33.5 61 7.5 5.7- 9.7 48 5.3 3.9- 7.2
45-54 1,058 609 54.8 51.3-58.3 347 33.6 30.4-37.0 44 4.3 3.2- 5.9 58 7.2 5.2-10.0
55-64 965 637 64.9 61.4-68.2 273 28.8 25.7-32.0 30 3.1 2.0- 4.7 25 3.2 2.0- 5.1
65+ 1,144 882 76.1 73.1-78.9 205 17.5 15.2-20.1 26 2.6 1.7- 3.9 31 3.8 2.4- 5.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 578 398 62.8 57.1-68.2 113 23.9 19.3-29.1 22 5.0 2.4-10.0 45 8.4 5.9-11.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,600 1,067 62.6 59.6-65.6 360 22.6 20.2-25.1 79 5.9 4.5- 7.6 94 8.9 7.0-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,332 846 58.3 54.9-61.7 387 31.6 28.5-34.9 56 6.0 4.4- 8.2 43 4.1 2.8- 5.9
College Graduate 1,711 955 52.8 50.0-55.5 629 37.6 35.0-40.3 78 5.8 4.5- 7.5 49 3.8 2.8- 5.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 600 407 63.6 58.0-68.9 120 22.7 18.1-28.1 25 5.6 3.2- 9.6 48 8.1 5.8-11.2
$15,000- $24,999 867 538 57.8 53.6-62.0 224 26.6 23.2-30.4 47 6.0 4.2- 8.6 58 9.5 6.8-13.0
$25,000- $34,999 623 418 60.9 55.7-65.8 143 26.8 22.4-31.8 28 4.5 3.0- 6.8 34 7.8 5.2-11.4
$35,000- $49,999 826 513 57.8 53.7-61.8 240 28.8 25.3-32.6 39 7.6 5.4-10.7 34 5.8 3.9- 8.5
$50,000+ 1,677 957 54.5 51.7-57.3 620 37.4 34.7-40.1 71 5.6 4.2- 7.6 29 2.5 1.6- 3.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 337 237 66.5 60.2-72.3 73 22.7 18.0-28.1 16 6.3 3.3-11.6 11 4.5 2.2- 9.1
Appalachia II 646 416 62.2 57.7-66.5 185 29.9 26.0-34.2 24 3.9 2.5- 6.1 21 3.9 2.4- 6.2
Appalachia III 393 259 60.5 54.0-66.6 104 28.6 23.0-34.8 14 5.2 2.6-10.1 16 5.7 3.3- 9.9
Catawba 369 229 60.0 53.7-65.9 111 29.9 24.7-35.7 15 4.8 2.6- 8.6 14 5.3 2.6-10.6
Edisto Savannah 384 237 60.8 54.6-66.7 109 27.4 22.3-33.1 18 5.3 3.0- 9.1 20 6.5 3.7-11.2
Low Country 270 156 51.1 43.7-58.4 92 36.4 29.4-44.0 11 5.6 3.1-10.0 11 6.9 3.4-13.8
Palmetto 797 450 52.4 48.2-56.6 246 31.2 27.4-35.1 53 8.6 6.4-11.5 48 7.8 5.7-10.7
Pee Dee 391 246 57.2 50.9-63.3 112 29.7 24.4-35.5 19 6.6 3.9-11.2 14 6.5 3.5-11.7
Trident 649 385 53.8 48.9-58.6 205 33.9 29.5-38.6 29 6.1 3.8- 9.6 30 6.2 3.9- 9.7
Upper Savannah 254 166 62.5 54.5-69.9 69 30.2 23.1-38.4 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6 11 4.6 2.4- 8.9
Waccamaw 426 286 62.9 56.5-68.9 105 24.0 19.5-29.1 15 6.1 2.5-13.9 20 7.0 4.1-11.7
Wateree 275 180 62.1 54.5-69.0 70 26.5 20.6-33.4 11 4.3 2.1- 8.4 14 7.1 3.7-13.5
Region***
Region I 591 403 64.7 59.7-69.4 142 26.1 21.8-30.8 24 4.7 2.8- 7.7 22 4.6 2.8- 7.4
Region II 1,039 675 61.5 57.8-65.1 289 29.4 26.1-32.9 38 4.5 3.0- 6.6 37 4.6 3.2- 6.7
Region III 1,166 679 54.9 51.4-58.3 357 30.7 27.7-34.0 68 7.4 5.6- 9.6 62 7.0 5.2- 9.4
Region IV 666 426 59.2 54.4-63.9 182 28.4 24.3-32.7 30 5.7 3.7- 8.6 28 6.7 4.3-10.5
Region V 384 237 60.8 54.6-66.7 109 27.4 22.3-33.1 18 5.3 3.0- 9.1 20 6.5 3.7-11.2
Region VI 426 286 62.9 56.5-68.9 105 24.0 19.5-29.1 15 6.1 2.5-13.9 20 7.0 4.1-11.7
Region VII 649 385 53.8 48.9-58.6 205 33.9 29.5-38.6 29 6.1 3.8- 9.6 30 6.2 3.9- 9.7
Region VIII 270 156 51.1 43.7-58.4 92 36.4 29.4-44.0 11 5.6 3.1-10.0 11 6.9 3.4-13.8

*Once in a while=once a year -once a week,
Frequently=once a day-once an hour,

*Data was collected only from January to October 2004.

#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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