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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Health Status

Would you say that in general your health is excellent, very bood, good, fair or poor?

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  Total #
Respondents
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,409 1,514 19.2 18.1-20.3 2,597 32.2 30.9-33.5 2,606 31.4 30.2-32.7 1,054 11.2 10.4-12.0 638 6.0 5.5- 6.6
GENDER
Male 3,312 610 19.8 18.2-21.6 1,016 31.7 29.8-33.8 1,071 32.7 30.7-34.7 376 10.2 9.0-11.5 239 5.6 4.8- 6.5
Female 5,097 904 18.6 17.3-19.9 1,581 32.6 31.0-34.2 1,535 30.3 28.7-31.8 678 12.1 11.1-13.2 399 6.5 5.8- 7.2
RACE
White 6,331 1,245 21.1 19.9-22.3 2,085 34.8 33.4-36.2 1,860 29.2 27.9-30.6 695 9.5 8.7-10.3 446 5.4 4.9- 6.0
African American 1,811 233 15.0 12.9-17.3 436 26.1 23.5-29.0 651 36.6 33.7-39.6 333 15.6 13.7-17.6 158 6.8 5.6- 8.1
Other 206 31 17.5 11.7-25.2 62 31.5 24.1-40.0 69 31.2 24.1-39.2 20 9.1 4.9-16.2 24 10.8 6.4-17.6
HISPANIC
Yes 117 19 18.4 11.3-28.4 37 30.1 21.2-40.8 38 34.9 25.1-46.1 14 6.7 3.8-11.7 9 9.9 4.3-21.4
No 8,148 1,489 19.4 18.4-20.5 2,537 32.5 31.2-33.8 2,533 31.4 30.1-32.7 1,006 11.1 10.3-12.0 583 5.6 5.1- 6.1
AGE
18-24 403 96 22.2 18.1-27.0 163 40.1 34.8-45.6 112 29.8 24.8-35.3 28 7.0 4.6-10.4 4 1.0 0.3- 3.3
25-34 1,027 289 27.8 24.8-30.9 408 37.7 34.4-41.0 262 27.9 24.8-31.2 53 5.2 3.9- 7.0 15 1.4 0.8- 2.5
35-44 1,482 337 22.2 20.0-24.6 500 33.4 30.7-36.1 471 32.5 29.9-35.3 125 8.5 7.0-10.4 49 3.4 2.4- 4.6
45-54 1,681 301 17.0 15.1-19.1 552 31.6 29.1-34.1 525 32.9 30.3-35.5 187 11.6 9.9-13.6 116 7.0 5.7- 8.5
55-64 1,636 234 14.5 12.6-16.5 479 28.6 26.3-31.1 523 32.6 30.2-35.2 239 14.9 13.1-17.0 161 9.3 7.9-11.0
65+ 2,105 235 10.1 8.8-11.5 478 22.7 20.8-24.8 686 32.4 30.2-34.6 418 20.6 18.7-22.6 288 14.3 12.7-16.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,132 75 9.1 6.7-12.2 175 16.7 14.1-19.7 348 32.5 29.0-36.3 284 23.0 20.2-26.1 250 18.6 16.2-21.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,675 360 14.3 12.6-16.1 746 29.9 27.6-32.2 935 35.4 33.1-37.8 400 13.5 12.0-15.2 234 6.9 5.9- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,118 374 20.0 17.9-22.3 736 36.0 33.5-38.6 685 32.2 29.7-34.7 225 8.6 7.3-10.1 98 3.2 2.6- 4.0
College Graduate 2,463 704 29.3 27.3-31.4 935 38.5 36.3-40.8 632 25.2 23.3-27.3 141 5.3 4.3- 6.4 51 1.7 1.2- 2.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,020 83 9.3 7.1-12.1 156 17.6 14.2-21.6 283 30.5 26.6-34.7 258 22.8 19.6-26.2 240 19.9 17.0-23.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,339 158 13.5 11.2-16.1 322 24.7 21.7-27.9 475 36.2 32.9-39.7 247 17.3 14.9-20.0 137 8.3 6.8-10.1
$25,000- $34,999 980 148 15.3 12.7-18.3 308 33.0 29.4-37.0 354 36.9 33.2-40.8 118 10.5 8.5-12.8 52 4.3 3.2- 5.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,231 222 17.6 15.2-20.3 438 37.0 33.8-40.3 420 34.2 31.1-37.4 114 8.4 6.8-10.2 37 2.9 2.0- 4.1
$50,000+ 2,694 740 28.1 26.2-30.2 1,104 40.9 38.8-43.1 681 25.2 23.4-27.2 133 4.5 3.7- 5.4 36 1.3 0.9- 1.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 527 79 15.4 11.9-19.6 170 35.7 30.9-40.8 157 29.4 25.0-34.3 80 14.0 11.0-17.7 41 5.5 3.9- 7.5
Appalachia II 938 212 26.9 23.2-30.9 303 31.8 28.1-35.7 259 27.7 24.2-31.6 95 7.9 6.2- 9.9 69 5.8 4.4- 7.5
Appalachia III 702 119 18.8 15.4-22.8 213 31.1 27.0-35.5 210 31.1 27.1-35.5 83 10.1 7.8-13.1 77 8.8 6.8-11.4
Catawba 544 90 17.4 13.9-21.6 201 40.5 35.6-45.6 154 27.7 23.3-32.7 63 8.7 6.6-11.4 36 5.6 3.8- 8.1
Edisto Savannah 631 85 14.7 11.2-18.9 178 30.6 25.6-36.0 211 33.7 29.0-38.9 101 14.8 11.8-18.5 56 6.2 4.6- 8.2
Low Country 442 101 22.0 17.7-27.1 141 33.9 28.4-39.9 130 28.9 23.3-35.4 47 10.8 7.8-14.8 23 4.3 2.6- 6.8
Palmetto 1,278 249 20.8 18.1-23.8 414 32.6 29.5-35.8 396 32.0 28.8-35.3 141 8.9 7.3-10.8 78 5.8 4.3- 7.7
Pee Dee 695 96 15.6 12.4-19.4 190 27.0 23.2-31.2 234 36.4 31.9-41.2 106 14.1 11.3-17.6 69 6.9 5.2- 9.1
Trident 990 208 20.9 18.0-24.0 310 33.7 30.0-37.6 311 29.6 26.4-33.1 111 11.8 9.4-14.7 50 4.0 2.9- 5.4
Upper Savannah 462 67 16.0 12.2-20.6 125 26.2 21.8-31.2 160 35.8 30.7-41.3 65 13.6 10.4-17.7 45 8.3 6.0-11.4
Waccamaw 669 117 17.8 14.6-21.7 212 33.2 28.9-37.7 217 32.6 28.4-37.1 75 10.6 7.7-14.4 48 5.8 4.3- 7.9
Wateree 416 71 16.4 12.5-21.0 109 28.6 23.6-34.2 130 34.3 28.8-40.4 73 14.3 11.1-18.3 33 6.4 4.2- 9.5
Region***
Region I 989 146 15.7 13.1-18.7 295 31.1 27.8-34.7 317 32.5 29.1-36.1 145 13.8 11.5-16.5 86 6.8 5.4- 8.6
Region II 1,640 331 23.5 20.9-26.3 516 31.5 28.7-34.4 469 29.1 26.4-32.0 178 8.8 7.4-10.5 146 7.0 5.9- 8.5
Region III 1,822 339 19.8 17.6-22.2 615 35.0 32.3-37.7 550 30.7 28.1-33.4 204 8.8 7.5-10.3 114 5.7 4.5- 7.2
Region IV 1,111 167 15.9 13.4-18.8 299 27.6 24.5-30.9 364 35.6 32.1-39.3 179 14.2 12.0-16.7 102 6.7 5.3- 8.4
Region V 631 85 14.7 11.2-18.9 178 30.6 25.6-36.0 211 33.7 29.0-38.9 101 14.8 11.8-18.5 56 6.2 4.6- 8.2
Region VI 669 117 17.8 14.6-21.7 212 33.2 28.9-37.7 217 32.6 28.4-37.1 75 10.6 7.7-14.4 48 5.8 4.3- 7.9
Region VII 990 208 20.9 18.0-24.0 310 33.7 30.0-37.6 311 29.6 26.4-33.1 111 11.8 9.4-14.7 50 4.0 2.9- 5.4
Region VIII 442 101 22.0 17.7-27.1 141 33.9 28.4-39.9 130 28.9 23.3-35.4 47 10.8 7.8-14.8 23 4.3 2.6- 6.8

#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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