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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,416 7,175 81.1 79.9-82.3 1,241 18.9 17.7-20.1
GENDER
Male 3,312 2,819 79.6 77.5-81.5 493 20.4 18.5-22.5
Female 5,104 4,356 82.5 81.1-83.9 748 17.5 16.1-18.9
RACE
White 6,334 5,573 84.9 83.7-86.1 761 15.1 13.9-16.3
African American 1,814 1,388 73.4 70.5-76.2 426 26.6 23.8-29.5
Other 207 163 69.9 60.4-78.0 44 30.1 22.0-39.6
HISPANIC
Yes 116 83 64.2 52.2-74.6 33 35.8 25.4-47.8
No 8,156 6,962 81.4 80.2-82.6 1,194 18.6 17.4-19.8
AGE
18-24 396 260 63.1 57.4-68.4 136 36.9 31.6-42.6
25-34 1,026 816 77.7 74.6-80.5 210 22.3 19.5-25.4
35-44 1,485 1,213 80.5 78.0-82.8 272 19.5 17.2-22.0
45-54 1,685 1,397 82.3 80.1-84.3 288 17.7 15.7-19.9
55-64 1,638 1,358 81.9 79.7-84.0 280 18.1 16.0-20.3
65+ 2,113 2,065 97.6 96.7-98.2 48 2.4 1.8- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,141 870 70.2 66.2-73.8 271 29.8 26.2-33.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,670 2,139 73.9 71.4-76.2 531 26.1 23.8-28.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,117 1,824 83.7 81.6-85.7 293 16.3 14.3-18.4
College Graduate 2,466 2,325 92.6 91.0-93.9 141 7.4 6.1- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,023 733 65.6 61.1-69.9 290 34.4 30.1-38.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,340 968 64.0 60.4-67.4 372 36.0 32.6-39.6
$25,000- $34,999 981 820 79.3 75.8-82.5 161 20.7 17.5-24.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,235 1,113 87.2 84.3-89.6 122 12.8 10.4-15.7
$50,000+ 2,695 2,553 93.0 91.5-94.2 142 7.0 5.8- 8.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 528 443 79.6 74.8-83.8 85 20.4 16.2-25.2
Appalachia II 938 829 84.3 80.5-87.4 109 15.7 12.6-19.5
Appalachia III 701 589 81.3 77.4-84.8 112 18.7 15.2-22.6
Catawba 544 487 86.4 81.6-90.2 57 13.6 9.8-18.4
Edisto Savannah 632 539 80.1 74.6-84.6 93 19.9 15.4-25.4
Low Country 443 386 79.8 72.8-85.4 57 20.2 14.6-27.2
Palmetto 1,281 1,125 83.9 80.9-86.6 156 16.1 13.4-19.1
Pee Dee 695 558 77.7 73.3-81.6 137 22.3 18.4-26.7
Trident 990 854 82.0 78.3-85.2 136 18.0 14.8-21.7
Upper Savannah 463 385 78.3 73.0-82.9 78 21.7 17.1-27.0
Waccamaw 669 550 76.8 72.1-80.9 119 23.2 19.1-27.9
Wateree 417 334 76.7 71.0-81.6 83 23.3 18.4-29.0
Region***
Region I 991 828 79.0 75.5-82.2 163 21.0 17.8-24.5
Region II 1,639 1,418 83.0 80.4-85.4 221 17.0 14.6-19.6
Region III 1,825 1,612 84.7 82.2-86.9 213 15.3 13.1-17.8
Region IV 1,112 892 77.3 73.9-80.4 220 22.7 19.6-26.1
Region V 632 539 80.1 74.6-84.6 93 19.9 15.4-25.4
Region VI 669 550 76.8 72.1-80.9 119 23.2 19.1-27.9
Region VII 990 854 82.0 78.3-85.2 136 18.0 14.8-21.7
Region VIII 443 386 79.8 72.8-85.4 57 20.2 14.6-27.2

#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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