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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Skin Protection

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  Total #
Respondents
Always Nearly always Sometimes Seldom Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,699 977 12.0 11.1-12.9 1,685 20.1 19.1-21.3 3,615 47.9 46.5-49.3 1,013 14.5 13.6-15.5 409 5.5 4.8- 6.2
GENDER
Male 3,050 223 7.8 6.7- 9.2 505 15.5 14.0-17.2 1,595 52.0 49.7-54.2 555 18.8 17.2-20.6 172 5.9 4.8- 7.1
Female 4,649 754 15.8 14.6-17.1 1,180 24.4 22.9-25.9 2,020 44.2 42.5-45.9 458 10.5 9.5-11.7 237 5.1 4.4- 5.9
RACE
White 5,859 498 6.7 6.0- 7.4 1,218 18.2 17.2-19.3 2,907 51.1 49.5-52.6 905 18.1 16.9-19.4 331 5.9 5.2- 6.7
African American 1,613 432 24.7 22.2-27.4 426 25.2 22.5-28.0 607 40.7 37.5-43.9 88 6.1 4.8- 7.8 60 3.3 2.4- 4.5
Other 184 35 15.5 10.8-21.9 32 17.1 11.2-25.3 84 44.5 35.9-53.5 18 10.1 5.9-16.9 15 12.7 6.6-22.9
HISPANIC
Yes 110 24 21.7 13.7-32.4 21 18.7 11.5-29.1 55 50.0 38.9-61.1 5 3.9 1.6- 9.6 5 5.7 1.8-16.3
No 7,481 919 11.5 10.7-12.4 1,642 20.2 19.1-21.3 3,521 48.0 46.6-49.4 1,002 14.9 13.9-15.9 397 5.4 4.8- 6.1
AGE
18-24 373 25 6.5 4.2- 9.8 61 17.1 13.0-22.1 188 51.8 46.0-57.5 75 18.1 14.4-22.5 24 6.6 4.2-10.1
25-34 957 92 11.5 9.2-14.2 151 15.4 13.0-18.1 525 53.0 49.4-56.6 142 15.0 12.6-17.7 47 5.2 3.8- 7.0
35-44 1,387 129 9.6 7.9-11.6 239 17.5 15.4-19.9 672 47.5 44.6-50.4 259 18.5 16.4-20.9 88 6.9 5.4- 8.8
45-54 1,585 185 11.4 9.8-13.3 333 20.6 18.4-22.9 759 48.0 45.2-50.7 229 15.4 13.5-17.6 79 4.6 3.6- 6.0
55-64 1,509 187 12.7 10.8-14.8 403 26.3 23.9-28.8 716 47.0 44.3-49.8 142 10.1 8.5-12.0 61 3.9 3.0- 5.2
65+ 1,832 346 19.7 17.7-21.9 484 25.1 23.0-27.3 737 40.6 38.2-43.2 161 9.3 7.9-10.9 104 5.2 4.2- 6.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 977 222 19.9 17.1-23.0 198 17.9 15.1-21.0 400 43.8 39.7-48.0 88 11.3 8.8-14.3 69 7.2 5.4- 9.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,424 326 13.3 11.7-15.2 491 18.7 16.8-20.8 1,151 48.2 45.6-50.7 296 12.8 11.3-14.6 160 6.9 5.7- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,957 245 11.7 10.0-13.5 455 21.3 19.1-23.6 896 47.0 44.3-49.8 281 16.2 14.2-18.4 80 3.8 2.9- 4.9
College Graduate 2,325 181 7.1 6.0- 8.4 538 21.7 19.9-23.6 1,159 50.2 47.9-52.6 348 16.4 14.6-18.2 99 4.6 3.6- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 888 222 24.6 21.2-28.5 198 19.3 15.8-23.4 339 39.9 35.4-44.6 75 9.6 7.3-12.6 54 6.5 4.4- 9.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,204 206 16.3 13.8-19.1 276 22.7 19.7-26.1 530 42.6 39.0-46.2 105 11.1 8.9-13.8 87 7.3 5.6- 9.5
$25,000- $34,999 889 115 13.7 11.1-16.8 209 20.4 17.4-23.8 402 45.7 41.6-49.8 114 13.3 10.8-16.4 49 6.9 4.9- 9.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,178 119 9.5 7.7-11.7 257 20.8 18.2-23.7 577 49.7 46.3-53.1 173 15.7 13.4-18.4 52 4.3 2.9- 6.3
$50,000+ 2,577 137 5.1 4.2- 6.1 528 19.0 17.4-20.7 1,343 52.8 50.5-55.0 448 18.4 16.7-20.2 121 4.7 3.8- 5.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 492 48 8.0 5.9-10.9 101 18.4 14.9-22.5 236 47.7 42.5-53.0 73 17.8 13.8-22.6 34 8.1 5.4-11.8
Appalachia II 870 90 9.8 7.7-12.5 170 15.3 12.9-17.9 455 55.6 51.4-59.7 116 14.7 12.0-17.9 39 4.7 3.1- 6.9
Appalachia III 645 84 10.8 8.4-13.7 154 21.9 18.4-25.8 286 45.6 41.0-50.3 89 16.7 13.2-20.8 32 5.1 3.5- 7.4
Catawba 507 68 11.1 8.4-14.6 92 16.5 13.2-20.4 258 54.1 48.9-59.1 68 14.2 11.0-18.2 21 4.1 2.4- 6.8
Edisto Savannah 560 84 15.2 11.5-19.9 130 23.1 18.4-28.7 261 46.5 40.9-52.1 68 12.7 9.6-16.7 17 2.5 1.4- 4.5
Low Country 416 51 12.9 9.2-17.7 93 21.8 17.1-27.5 189 44.4 38.2-50.8 61 16.0 12.1-20.8 22 4.9 2.9- 8.2
Palmetto 1,167 162 12.9 10.8-15.3 285 23.2 20.3-26.4 524 45.7 42.2-49.3 133 12.9 10.6-15.5 63 5.3 3.9- 7.2
Pee Dee 631 74 11.0 8.3-14.3 154 23.8 19.7-28.4 289 46.6 41.8-51.5 80 13.3 10.3-17.0 34 5.4 3.6- 7.8
Trident 907 121 12.2 9.8-15.0 189 19.1 16.1-22.4 424 47.8 43.8-51.8 135 16.7 13.9-19.9 38 4.3 2.7- 6.9
Upper Savannah 416 51 13.0 9.6-17.2 81 17.5 13.8-21.9 204 46.5 40.9-52.2 60 16.1 12.2-20.9 20 7.0 4.0-11.8
Waccamaw 609 70 12.3 9.2-16.1 137 19.4 16.0-23.3 257 42.3 37.5-47.2 86 15.0 12.0-18.7 59 11.0 7.8-15.3
Wateree 389 62 15.0 11.2-19.9 77 18.4 14.3-23.5 193 52.4 46.3-58.3 38 9.3 6.5-13.1 19 4.9 2.9- 8.1
Region***
Region I 908 99 10.4 8.3-12.8 182 18.0 15.4-20.9 440 47.2 43.3-51.0 133 17.0 14.1-20.3 54 7.5 5.5-10.3
Region II 1,515 174 10.2 8.6-12.2 324 18.0 16.0-20.3 741 51.4 48.3-54.5 205 15.5 13.3-18.0 71 4.8 3.7- 6.4
Region III 1,674 230 12.4 10.7-14.3 377 21.2 18.9-23.7 782 48.3 45.3-51.2 201 13.3 11.4-15.5 84 4.9 3.8- 6.4
Region IV 1,020 136 12.5 10.2-15.2 231 21.8 18.7-25.2 482 48.8 44.9-52.6 118 11.8 9.6-14.4 53 5.2 3.8- 7.0
Region V 560 84 15.2 11.5-19.9 130 23.1 18.4-28.7 261 46.5 40.9-52.1 68 12.7 9.6-16.7 17 2.5 1.4- 4.5
Region VI 609 70 12.3 9.2-16.1 137 19.4 16.0-23.3 257 42.3 37.5-47.2 86 15.0 12.0-18.7 59 11.0 7.8-15.3
Region VII 907 121 12.2 9.8-15.0 189 19.1 16.1-22.4 424 47.8 43.8-51.8 135 16.7 13.9-19.9 38 4.3 2.7- 6.9
Region VIII 416 51 12.9 9.2-17.7 93 21.8 17.1-27.5 189 44.4 38.2-50.8 61 16.0 12.1-20.8 22 4.9 2.9- 8.2

#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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