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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Epilepsy and Seizures

Have you ever been told by a doctor that you have a seizure disorder or epilepsy?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,992 151 1.7 1.4- 2.0 7,841 98.3 98.0-98.6
GENDER
Male 3,135 61 1.9 1.4- 2.5 3,074 98.1 97.5-98.6
Female 4,857 90 1.5 1.2- 1.9 4,767 98.5 98.1-98.8
RACE
White 6,085 118 1.6 1.3- 2.0 5,967 98.4 98.0-98.7
African American 1,662 31 2.0 1.3- 3.0 1,631 98.0 97.0-98.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,066 37 3.0 2.1- 4.3 1,029 97.0 95.7-97.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,505 55 2.1 1.5- 2.9 2,450 97.9 97.1-98.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,028 29 1.4 0.9- 2.1 1,999 98.6 97.9-99.1
College Graduate 2,373 30 1.0 0.6- 1.4 2,343 99.0 98.6-99.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 957 39 3.3 2.3- 4.7 918 96.7 95.3-97.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,253 30 2.4 1.6- 3.6 1,223 97.6 96.4-98.4
$25,000- $34,999 917 12 1.2 0.6- 2.3 905 98.8 97.7-99.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,194 21 1.7 1.0- 2.9 1,173 98.3 97.1-99.0
$50,000+ 2,615 28 1.0 0.7- 1.5 2,587 99.0 98.5-99.3

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available.

#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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