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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 7,088 3,350 46.2 44.8-47.7 3,738 53.8 52.3-55.2
GENDER
Male 2,721 1,595 55.0 52.6-57.3 1,126 45.0 42.7-47.4
Female 4,367 1,755 38.2 36.5-39.9 2,612 61.8 60.1-63.5
RACE
White 5,448 2,751 49.7 48.2-51.3 2,697 50.3 48.7-51.8
African American 1,397 481 35.5 32.4-38.8 916 64.5 61.2-67.6
Other 181 85 50.9 41.5-60.3 96 49.1 39.7-58.5
HISPANIC
Yes 129 51 46.6 35.9-57.5 78 53.4 42.5-64.1
No 6,876 3,257 46.2 44.7-47.6 3,619 53.8 52.4-55.3
AGE
18-24 417 160 37.5 32.2-43.1 257 62.5 56.9-67.8
25-34 1,048 411 43.2 39.6-46.8 637 56.8 53.2-60.4
35-44 1,258 542 43.8 40.7-46.9 716 56.2 53.1-59.3
45-54 1,435 747 52.5 49.5-55.5 688 47.5 44.5-50.5
55-64 1,314 722 55.8 52.8-58.8 592 44.2 41.2-47.2
65+ 1,547 741 45.5 42.7-48.3 806 54.5 51.7-57.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 808 470 59.5 54.8-64.0 338 40.5 36.0-45.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,208 1,109 50.7 48.1-53.3 1,099 49.3 46.7-51.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,795 902 46.7 43.9-49.6 893 53.3 50.4-56.1
College Graduate 2,261 862 35.6 33.3-37.9 1,399 64.4 62.1-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 835 420 46.5 42.1-51.1 415 53.5 48.9-57.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,167 602 52.8 49.1-56.5 565 47.2 43.5-50.9
$25,000- $34,999 854 454 52.0 47.7-56.2 400 48.0 43.8-52.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,094 520 48.2 44.6-51.7 574 51.8 48.3-55.4
$50,000+ 2,204 973 42.9 40.5-45.3 1,231 57.1 54.7-59.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 429 226 53.1 47.4-58.8 203 46.9 41.2-52.6
Appalachia II 853 360 39.7 35.9-43.6 493 60.3 56.4-64.1
Appalachia III 549 260 44.6 39.6-49.8 289 55.4 50.2-60.4
Catawba 489 230 48.3 43.0-53.7 259 51.7 46.3-57.0
Edisto Savannah 539 243 43.3 38.1-48.6 296 56.7 51.4-61.9
Low Country 363 183 51.1 44.7-57.4 180 48.9 42.6-55.3
Palmetto 1,068 470 42.8 39.2-46.5 598 57.2 53.5-60.8
Pee Dee 525 238 44.6 39.4-50.0 287 55.4 50.0-60.6
Trident 892 457 49.7 45.7-53.8 435 50.3 46.2-54.3
Upper Savannah 337 154 46.0 39.2-53.0 183 54.0 47.0-60.8
Waccamaw 587 327 52.1 47.0-57.2 260 47.9 42.8-53.0
Wateree 384 174 48.2 41.8-54.6 210 51.8 45.4-58.2
Region***
Region I 766 380 49.9 45.4-54.3 386 50.1 45.7-54.6
Region II 1,402 620 41.7 38.6-44.8 782 58.3 55.2-61.4
Region III 1,557 700 44.6 41.6-47.7 857 55.4 52.3-58.4
Region IV 909 412 46.1 42.1-50.3 497 53.9 49.7-57.9
Region V 539 243 43.3 38.1-48.6 296 56.7 51.4-61.9
Region VI 587 327 52.1 47.0-57.2 260 47.9 42.8-53.0
Region VII 892 457 49.7 45.7-53.8 435 50.3 46.2-54.3
Region VIII 363 183 51.1 44.7-57.4 180 48.9 42.6-55.3

#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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