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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Disability

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,869 562 7.3 6.6- 8.1 6,307 92.7 91.9-93.4
GENDER
Male 2,622 210 7.0 5.9- 8.2 2,412 93.0 91.8-94.1
Female 4,247 352 7.6 6.7- 8.5 3,895 92.4 91.5-93.3
RACE
White 5,322 405 6.4 5.8- 7.2 4,917 93.6 92.8-94.2
African American 1,314 139 9.5 7.8-11.6 1,175 90.5 88.4-92.2
Other 176 11 4.9 2.6- 9.3 165 95.1 90.7-97.4
HISPANIC
Yes 121 10 5.7 2.8-11.4 111 94.3 88.6-97.2
No 6,671 532 7.2 6.4- 7.9 6,139 92.8 92.1-93.6
AGE
18-24 398 7 1.4 0.6- 3.5 391 98.6 96.5-99.4
25-34 1,009 16 2.3 1.2- 4.5 993 97.7 95.5-98.8
35-44 1,200 41 3.5 2.5- 5.0 1,159 96.5 95.0-97.5
45-54 1,405 105 7.4 6.0- 9.2 1,300 92.6 90.8-94.0
55-64 1,276 128 11.1 9.1-13.5 1,148 88.9 86.5-90.9
65+ 1,520 260 18.8 16.5-21.3 1,260 81.2 78.7-83.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 774 139 14.7 12.1-17.8 635 85.3 82.2-87.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,121 199 8.3 7.0- 9.9 1,922 91.7 90.1-93.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,746 122 5.6 4.6- 6.8 1,624 94.4 93.2-95.4
College Graduate 2,215 99 4.6 3.6- 5.9 2,116 95.4 94.1-96.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 815 185 19.2 16.1-22.6 630 80.8 77.4-83.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,121 113 10.1 7.9-12.8 1,008 89.9 87.2-92.1
$25,000- $34,999 824 51 5.6 4.1- 7.5 773 94.4 92.5-95.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,068 46 4.4 3.2- 6.0 1,022 95.6 94.0-96.8
$50,000+ 2,154 66 2.9 2.2- 3.9 2,088 97.1 96.1-97.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 415 39 7.6 5.4-10.6 376 92.4 89.4-94.6
Appalachia II 835 69 7.0 5.3- 9.2 766 93.0 90.8-94.7
Appalachia III 531 54 8.3 6.0-11.5 477 91.7 88.5-94.0
Catawba 473 29 4.3 2.9- 6.4 444 95.7 93.6-97.1
Edisto Savannah 520 44 8.6 6.1-11.9 476 91.4 88.1-93.9
Low Country 358 24 6.4 3.6-11.0 334 93.6 89.0-96.4
Palmetto 1,038 80 7.3 5.6- 9.5 958 92.7 90.5-94.4
Pee Dee 506 54 8.3 6.2-11.2 452 91.7 88.8-93.8
Trident 863 68 7.4 5.5- 9.8 795 92.6 90.2-94.5
Upper Savannah 328 28 10.2 6.0-16.9 300 89.8 83.1-94.0
Waccamaw 570 42 6.9 4.9- 9.6 528 93.1 90.4-95.1
Wateree 368 28 5.6 3.6- 8.6 340 94.4 91.4-96.4
Region***
Region I 743 67 8.8 6.4-12.1 676 91.2 87.9-93.6
Region II 1,366 123 7.6 6.1- 9.3 1,243 92.4 90.7-93.9
Region III 1,511 109 6.3 5.1- 7.9 1,402 93.7 92.1-94.9
Region IV 874 82 7.2 5.6- 9.2 792 92.8 90.8-94.4
Region V 520 44 8.6 6.1-11.9 476 91.4 88.1-93.9
Region VI 570 42 6.9 4.9- 9.6 528 93.1 90.4-95.1
Region VII 863 68 7.4 5.5- 9.8 795 92.6 90.2-94.5
Region VIII 358 24 6.4 3.6-11.0 334 93.6 89.0-96.4

#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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