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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 8,408 4,111 46.9 45.5-48.2 4,297 53.1 51.8-54.5
GENDER
Male 3,311 1,979 55.3 53.1-57.4 1,332 44.7 42.6-46.9
Female 5,097 2,132 39.2 37.6-40.8 2,965 60.8 59.2-62.4
RACE
White 6,331 3,326 51.8 50.4-53.3 3,005 48.2 46.7-49.6
African American 1,808 664 35.2 32.4-38.2 1,144 64.8 61.8-67.6
Other 208 99 44.4 36.2-52.9 109 55.6 47.1-63.8
HISPANIC
Yes 117 52 46.2 35.6-57.2 65 53.8 42.8-64.4
No 8,146 4,001 46.9 45.5-48.2 4,145 53.1 51.8-54.5
AGE
18-24 402 148 37.3 32.0-43.0 254 62.7 57.0-68.0
25-34 1,028 409 40.2 36.9-43.6 619 59.8 56.4-63.1
35-44 1,483 654 43.2 40.4-46.0 829 56.8 54.0-59.6
45-54 1,682 890 53.7 51.0-56.4 792 46.3 43.6-49.0
55-64 1,635 915 56.5 53.9-59.2 720 43.5 40.8-46.1
65+ 2,103 1,068 50.8 48.4-53.2 1,035 49.2 46.8-51.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,134 674 60.0 56.3-63.6 460 40.0 36.4-43.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,673 1,384 50.3 47.9-52.8 1,289 49.7 47.2-52.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,116 1,049 45.3 42.7-48.0 1,067 54.7 52.0-57.3
College Graduate 2,462 995 38.0 35.8-40.2 1,467 62.0 59.8-64.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,023 538 52.7 48.5-56.9 485 47.3 43.1-51.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,336 709 48.5 45.1-52.0 627 51.5 48.0-54.9
$25,000- $34,999 979 505 49.1 45.2-53.1 474 50.9 46.9-54.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,233 618 48.4 45.1-51.7 615 51.6 48.3-54.9
$50,000+ 2,697 1,265 45.4 43.3-47.6 1,432 54.6 52.4-56.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 526 273 50.5 45.4-55.6 253 49.5 44.4-54.6
Appalachia II 938 447 47.9 43.8-52.0 491 52.1 48.0-56.2
Appalachia III 700 317 43.0 38.6-47.4 383 57.0 52.6-61.4
Catawba 542 273 47.5 42.5-52.6 269 52.5 47.4-57.5
Edisto Savannah 629 304 46.9 41.7-52.2 325 53.1 47.8-58.3
Low Country 443 227 46.7 40.7-52.8 216 53.3 47.2-59.3
Palmetto 1,281 579 44.0 40.6-47.4 702 56.0 52.6-59.4
Pee Dee 693 349 48.0 43.4-52.6 344 52.0 47.4-56.6
Trident 992 495 44.7 41.0-48.5 497 55.3 51.5-59.0
Upper Savannah 462 232 49.2 43.8-54.6 230 50.8 45.4-56.2
Waccamaw 672 364 53.1 48.4-57.7 308 46.9 42.3-51.6
Wateree 415 193 45.3 39.6-51.2 222 54.7 48.8-60.4
Region***
Region I 988 505 49.9 46.2-53.6 483 50.1 46.4-53.8
Region II 1,638 764 45.8 42.8-48.8 874 54.2 51.2-57.2
Region III 1,823 852 45.0 42.2-47.9 971 55.0 52.1-57.8
Region IV 1,108 542 47.0 43.4-50.6 566 53.0 49.4-56.6
Region V 629 304 46.9 41.7-52.2 325 53.1 47.8-58.3
Region VI 672 364 53.1 48.4-57.7 308 46.9 42.3-51.6
Region VII 992 495 44.7 41.0-48.5 497 55.3 51.5-59.0
Region VIII 443 227 46.7 40.7-52.8 216 53.3 47.2-59.3

#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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