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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5 or more yrs ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,249 5,880 67.9 66.5-69.1 1,005 13.2 12.3-14.2 645 9.5 8.6-10.4 635 8.4 7.7- 9.2 84 1.1 0.8- 1.4
GENDER
Male 3,251 2,148 62.1 60.0-64.2 429 14.5 13.0-16.1 319 11.9 10.5-13.6 322 10.3 9.1-11.7 33 1.1 0.7- 1.8
Female 4,998 3,732 73.1 71.6-74.6 576 12.0 11.0-13.2 326 7.2 6.3- 8.2 313 6.7 5.9- 7.6 51 1.0 0.7- 1.3
RACE
White 6,197 4,278 65.0 63.5-66.4 779 13.6 12.6-14.7 515 10.1 9.1-11.1 554 10.2 9.3-11.2 71 1.2 0.9- 1.6
African American 1,790 1,426 75.6 72.8-78.3 186 11.9 10.0-14.0 105 7.6 5.9- 9.6 63 4.1 3.0- 5.7 10 0.8 0.4- 1.8
Other 203 139 64.3 55.4-72.3 32 15.3 10.1-22.5 19 12.7 7.3-21.1 11 7.0 3.6-13.2 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1
HISPANIC
Yes 113 76 62.1 50.3-72.6 21 17.5 11.0-26.8 7 11.8 5.0-25.4 9 8.6 4.0-17.4 0 0.0 . - .
No 7,997 5,692 67.8 66.5-69.1 970 13.2 12.2-14.2 632 9.5 8.6-10.4 621 8.5 7.7- 9.3 82 1.1 0.8- 1.4
AGE
18-24 390 225 56.0 50.3-61.5 64 16.7 12.9-21.2 63 17.8 13.8-22.7 34 8.5 5.9-12.2 4 1.0 0.4- 2.8
25-34 1,002 595 58.4 54.9-61.8 147 15.7 13.2-18.5 117 11.6 9.5-14.0 129 12.7 10.6-15.1 14 1.7 0.9- 3.3
35-44 1,464 915 63.0 60.2-65.7 207 13.8 12.0-15.8 155 10.8 9.1-12.8 168 11.3 9.7-13.2 19 1.1 0.6- 1.8
45-54 1,661 1,127 68.6 66.0-71.0 248 14.6 12.8-16.6 138 8.1 6.7- 9.7 134 8.1 6.7- 9.7 14 0.6 0.4- 1.2
55-64 1,617 1,238 75.8 73.4-78.1 184 11.5 9.9-13.4 81 5.3 4.2- 6.8 96 6.0 4.9- 7.5 18 1.3 0.8- 2.1
65+ 2,041 1,721 84.8 83.1-86.5 147 7.1 6.0- 8.5 87 4.1 3.3- 5.1 72 3.3 2.6- 4.2 14 0.6 0.4- 1.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,099 783 67.6 63.8-71.3 115 10.4 8.4-12.8 83 9.1 6.9-11.8 105 11.5 9.0-14.7 13 1.3 0.6- 2.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,610 1,853 68.3 65.9-70.5 321 13.3 11.7-15.0 193 8.8 7.4-10.4 213 8.6 7.4- 9.9 30 1.1 0.8- 1.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,081 1,464 66.3 63.5-68.9 259 14.0 12.1-16.1 178 10.6 8.8-12.6 158 7.9 6.5- 9.4 22 1.3 0.7- 2.3
College Graduate 2,439 1,764 68.9 66.6-71.1 310 13.7 12.1-15.5 189 9.4 8.0-11.0 158 7.5 6.3- 8.8 18 0.5 0.3- 0.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 987 708 70.8 66.8-74.5 107 12.4 9.9-15.5 83 8.2 6.1-10.9 80 7.8 5.9-10.4 9 0.8 0.4- 1.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,314 896 64.4 60.9-67.7 170 15.3 12.8-18.3 103 8.0 6.4-10.0 133 11.4 9.4-13.7 12 0.8 0.4- 1.7
$25,000- $34,999 965 670 66.2 62.2-70.0 123 12.7 10.2-15.8 72 9.8 7.4-12.9 85 9.4 7.4-11.9 15 1.8 1.0- 3.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,214 860 69.5 66.4-72.5 147 12.7 10.7-15.1 103 9.4 7.5-11.6 93 7.5 6.0- 9.4 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6
$50,000+ 2,669 1,909 68.3 66.1-70.4 348 13.6 12.2-15.3 204 9.4 8.0-11.0 186 7.8 6.6- 9.0 22 0.9 0.5- 1.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 513 351 64.8 59.6-69.7 59 11.5 8.6-15.1 34 7.5 5.0-11.1 64 15.1 11.4-19.7 5 1.1 0.4- 2.8
Appalachia II 917 634 63.8 59.5-67.8 124 14.2 11.6-17.4 80 11.6 9.0-15.0 73 9.9 7.3-13.2 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Appalachia III 675 488 69.4 64.9-73.5 64 10.6 8.0-14.0 55 9.5 7.0-12.8 63 9.6 7.3-12.6 5 0.9 0.3- 2.2
Catawba 533 363 67.5 62.5-72.0 77 15.0 11.7-19.1 49 8.9 6.4-12.1 41 8.2 5.9-11.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Edisto Savannah 622 450 68.5 63.2-73.3 69 11.6 8.8-15.1 47 10.1 6.7-15.0 47 8.5 6.1-11.7 9 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Low Country 434 322 72.1 66.4-77.2 57 13.2 9.8-17.5 25 6.2 3.8- 9.9 25 6.6 4.2-10.3 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1
Palmetto 1,261 917 67.5 63.9-70.8 152 14.0 11.6-16.8 98 10.7 8.4-13.7 81 6.6 5.2- 8.4 13 1.2 0.5- 2.9
Pee Dee 677 483 69.7 65.2-73.9 84 13.5 10.4-17.2 56 9.5 7.0-12.8 46 6.4 4.6- 8.9 8 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Trident 976 698 68.9 65.1-72.4 135 15.6 12.9-18.9 65 7.1 5.4- 9.3 64 7.1 5.3- 9.3 14 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Upper Savannah 456 330 69.1 63.5-74.1 61 14.8 11.0-19.8 35 9.3 6.4-13.3 27 6.1 4.1- 9.1 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
Waccamaw 662 473 68.0 63.3-72.3 60 9.9 7.3-13.3 51 9.0 6.5-12.5 69 11.8 9.2-15.2 9 1.3 0.6- 2.7
Wateree 412 293 67.2 61.2-72.7 51 12.4 8.9-17.0 38 11.5 7.9-16.5 27 8.2 5.4-12.3 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1
Region***
Region I 969 681 66.9 63.1-70.4 120 13.1 10.6-16.0 69 8.4 6.4-10.9 91 10.8 8.5-13.5 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Region II 1,592 1,122 66.1 63.0-69.1 188 12.7 10.8-15.0 135 10.8 8.8-13.0 136 9.8 7.9-12.0 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Region III 1,794 1,280 67.5 64.6-70.2 229 14.3 12.3-16.6 147 10.2 8.3-12.4 122 7.1 5.8- 8.6 16 1.0 0.5- 2.1
Region IV 1,089 776 68.7 65.2-72.1 135 13.1 10.7-15.9 94 10.3 8.1-12.9 73 7.1 5.5- 9.2 11 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Region V 622 450 68.5 63.2-73.3 69 11.6 8.8-15.1 47 10.1 6.7-15.0 47 8.5 6.1-11.7 9 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Region VI 662 473 68.0 63.3-72.3 60 9.9 7.3-13.3 51 9.0 6.5-12.5 69 11.8 9.2-15.2 9 1.3 0.6- 2.7
Region VII 976 698 68.9 65.1-72.4 135 15.6 12.9-18.9 65 7.1 5.4- 9.3 64 7.1 5.3- 9.3 14 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Region VIII 434 322 72.1 66.4-77.2 57 13.2 9.8-17.5 25 6.2 3.8- 9.9 25 6.6 4.2-10.3 5 1.9 0.7- 5.1

#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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