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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,183 2,484 46.8 45.1-48.5 2,699 53.2 51.5-54.9
GENDER
Male 2,002 931 45.5 42.8-48.2 1,071 54.5 51.8-57.2
Female 3,181 1,553 47.9 45.7-50.0 1,628 52.1 50.0-54.3
RACE
White 4,098 2,041 48.7 46.9-50.6 2,057 51.3 49.4-53.1
African American 938 377 40.2 36.2-44.4 561 59.8 55.6-63.8
Other 92 39 49.7 37.5-61.9 53 50.3 38.1-62.5
HISPANIC
Yes 86 36 46.8 34.5-59.4 50 53.2 40.6-65.5
No 4,945 2,389 47.0 45.2-48.7 2,556 53.0 51.3-54.8
AGE
45-54 908 291 31.8 28.2-35.6 617 68.2 64.4-71.8
55-64 1,839 875 47.9 45.2-50.7 964 52.1 49.3-54.8
65+ 2,436 1,318 53.9 51.4-56.4 1,118 46.1 43.6-48.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 945 367 39.4 35.6-43.2 578 60.6 56.8-64.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,607 742 44.7 41.6-47.7 865 55.3 52.3-58.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,227 631 50.9 47.4-54.3 596 49.1 45.7-52.6
College Graduate 1,384 735 51.1 47.9-54.3 649 48.9 45.7-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 741 315 42.0 37.5-46.7 426 58.0 53.3-62.5
$15,000- $24,999 819 384 44.1 40.0-48.3 435 55.9 51.7-60.0
$25,000- $34,999 611 303 48.9 44.0-53.9 308 51.1 46.1-56.0
$35,000- $49,999 658 322 46.3 41.6-51.0 336 53.7 49.0-58.4
$50,000+ 1,468 737 49.2 46.1-52.2 731 50.8 47.8-53.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 399 182 45.0 39.6-50.5 217 55.0 49.5-60.4
Appalachia II 368 193 51.9 46.2-57.5 175 48.1 42.5-53.8
Appalachia III 273 108 36.9 30.9-43.2 165 63.1 56.8-69.1
Catawba 211 110 51.9 44.3-59.4 101 48.1 40.6-55.7
Edisto Savannah 612 285 44.3 39.9-48.8 327 55.7 51.2-60.1
Low Country 584 300 49.5 44.9-54.0 284 50.5 46.0-55.1
Palmetto 443 222 48.8 43.7-54.0 221 51.2 46.0-56.3
Pee Dee 424 193 44.2 39.0-49.7 231 55.8 50.3-61.0
Trident 564 303 52.8 47.6-57.9 261 47.2 42.1-52.4
Upper Savannah 359 171 45.3 39.6-51.1 188 54.7 48.9-60.4
Waccamaw 616 282 44.1 39.9-48.4 334 55.9 51.6-60.1
Wateree 270 116 42.7 36.1-49.6 154 57.3 50.4-63.9
Region***
Region I 758 353 45.1 41.2-49.1 405 54.9 50.9-58.8
Region II 641 301 45.2 41.0-49.4 340 54.8 50.6-59.0
Region III 654 332 49.9 45.6-54.2 322 50.1 45.8-54.4
Region IV 694 309 43.6 39.5-47.9 385 56.4 52.1-60.5
Region V 612 285 44.3 39.9-48.8 327 55.7 51.2-60.1
Region VI 616 282 44.1 39.9-48.4 334 55.9 51.6-60.1
Region VII 564 303 52.8 47.6-57.9 261 47.2 42.1-52.4
Region VIII 584 300 49.5 44.9-54.0 284 50.5 46.0-55.1

*This question was asked of respondents over 50 years of age

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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