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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Epilepsy and Seizures

Are you currently taking any medicine to control your seizure disorder or epilepsy?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 151 79 48.1 38.8-57.5 72 51.9 42.5-61.2
GENDER
Male 61 30 42.8 29.5-57.3 31 57.2 42.7-70.5
Female 90 49 53.9 42.3-65.2 41 46.1 34.8-57.7
RACE
White 118 64 47.7 38.0-57.6 54 52.3 42.4-62.0
African American 31 14 48.1 28.6-68.1 17 51.9 31.9-71.4

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

*This question was only asked of the respondents who reported have ever been told
by a doctor that they have a seizure disorder or epilepsy.

#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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