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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within the past year Within the past 2 years Within the past 3 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,130 1,158 52.7 50.0-55.4 426 21.1 18.9-23.5 193 9.6 8.1-11.4 132 6.6 5.3- 8.1 221 10.0 8.5-11.6
GENDER
Male 2,130 1,158 52.7 50.0-55.4 426 21.1 18.9-23.5 193 9.6 8.1-11.4 132 6.6 5.3- 8.1 221 10.0 8.5-11.6
RACE
White 1,764 960 52.8 50.0-55.7 350 21.0 18.6-23.5 162 10.0 8.3-11.9 110 6.4 5.1- 7.9 182 9.9 8.3-11.7
African American 305 162 52.7 45.6-59.7 64 20.0 15.0-26.0 29 9.6 6.2-14.6 17 6.7 3.7-12.0 33 10.9 7.3-16.1
AGE
35-44 167 65 39.0 30.6-48.1 40 23.3 16.7-31.4 22 12.6 7.9-19.6 14 9.0 4.7-16.7 26 16.1 10.5-23.7
45-54 500 218 44.7 39.3-50.1 119 24.4 19.8-29.5 67 14.6 11.2-18.9 33 6.4 4.3- 9.4 63 10.0 7.5-13.2
55-64 669 347 53.4 48.8-57.8 143 20.4 17.0-24.4 57 8.0 6.0-10.7 45 6.8 4.9- 9.4 77 11.4 8.8-14.6
65+ 794 528 67.4 63.4-71.2 124 17.1 14.1-20.7 47 4.3 3.1- 5.8 40 5.4 3.8- 7.8 55 5.7 4.2- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 282 160 58.0 50.6-65.0 54 18.6 13.7-24.6 17 5.6 3.2- 9.7 17 6.8 3.8-11.8 34 11.1 7.5-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 596 306 49.3 44.2-54.4 120 21.5 17.4-26.2 63 11.8 8.8-15.7 39 6.1 4.2- 8.6 68 11.4 8.6-15.1
Some Post-H.S. 495 262 50.8 45.4-56.2 95 20.8 16.5-25.9 45 8.8 6.2-12.4 30 6.5 4.3- 9.8 63 13.1 9.8-17.4
College Graduate 753 428 55.0 50.5-59.5 157 22.0 18.4-26.1 67 9.8 7.4-12.8 46 7.0 4.7-10.3 55 6.1 4.5- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 154 77 55.9 45.1-66.2 34 20.1 13.1-29.6 13 5.9 3.0-11.3 12 8.0 4.0-15.5 18 10.1 5.7-17.0
$15,000- $24,999 291 152 52.7 45.7-59.7 53 17.1 12.7-22.7 32 10.8 7.2-15.9 18 6.8 3.8-11.8 36 12.5 8.5-18.0
$25,000- $34,999 255 139 53.9 46.1-61.4 48 18.0 13.1-24.2 16 7.3 3.7-13.8 19 6.8 4.0-11.4 33 14.1 9.2-20.9
$35,000- $49,999 317 176 52.6 45.8-59.4 52 17.2 12.4-23.3 27 10.7 6.8-16.3 16 5.1 3.0- 8.6 46 14.4 10.3-19.8
$50,000+ 899 506 52.4 48.2-56.5 192 23.7 20.2-27.6 87 10.6 8.3-13.5 53 6.7 4.8- 9.4 61 6.6 4.9- 8.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 168 87 49.5 40.9-58.1 35 20.9 14.6-29.0 16 10.0 5.7-17.1 14 10.4 5.7-18.1 16 9.2 5.4-15.1
Appalachia II 173 96 55.0 46.5-63.2 32 19.7 13.8-27.5 11 6.6 3.4-12.5 15 8.3 4.7-14.1 19 10.4 6.4-16.4
Appalachia III 112 65 52.3 41.9-62.6 20 21.7 13.4-33.1 6 6.1 2.5-13.9 6 5.9 2.6-12.9 15 14.0 8.2-22.9
Catawba 95 59 60.9 49.4-71.3 22 24.2 15.7-35.4 6 7.7 3.3-16.8 2 1.7 0.4- 7.4 6 5.5 2.2-12.9
Edisto Savannah 250 140 54.8 47.7-61.8 44 18.2 13.3-24.3 24 10.4 6.5-16.3 12 5.5 2.9-10.2 30 11.1 7.5-16.1
Low Country 231 130 50.7 43.3-58.2 44 22.8 16.7-30.4 17 8.6 4.9-14.9 15 6.5 3.5-11.8 25 11.3 7.4-16.8
Palmetto 188 110 56.1 48.0-63.8 40 20.8 15.0-28.1 20 12.4 8.0-18.9 4 2.0 0.7- 5.8 14 8.7 4.9-15.1
Pee Dee 152 73 48.1 39.3-57.0 37 25.3 18.4-33.8 14 10.4 5.8-17.9 9 6.2 3.2-11.7 19 10.0 6.1-15.8
Trident 249 132 51.8 43.8-59.7 46 18.7 13.1-25.9 22 10.0 6.0-16.1 27 12.6 7.9-19.6 22 6.9 4.2-11.2
Upper Savannah 148 85 55.2 45.8-64.2 28 18.1 12.1-26.1 16 9.4 5.6-15.3 8 5.8 2.6-12.5 11 11.6 6.1-20.9
Waccamaw 246 127 49.3 42.3-56.2 53 22.7 17.3-29.2 22 8.4 5.3-13.0 12 4.7 2.4- 8.8 32 15.0 10.3-21.3
Wateree 101 44 41.3 30.5-53.1 24 26.8 17.5-38.7 14 14.8 8.5-24.7 8 8.6 4.0-17.5 11 8.5 4.4-16.0
Region***
Region I 316 172 52.1 45.7-58.4 63 19.6 15.1-25.1 32 9.7 6.6-14.1 22 8.3 5.1-13.1 27 10.3 6.8-15.3
Region II 285 161 53.9 47.3-60.4 52 20.6 15.4-26.9 17 6.4 3.8-10.7 21 7.3 4.6-11.4 34 11.9 8.3-16.8
Region III 283 169 57.7 51.1-64.0 62 21.9 17.0-27.9 26 10.9 7.4-15.8 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5 20 7.6 4.7-12.2
Region IV 253 117 45.0 38.0-52.2 61 26.0 20.1-32.9 28 12.4 8.3-18.1 17 7.3 4.4-11.9 30 9.3 6.3-13.6
Region V 250 140 54.8 47.7-61.8 44 18.2 13.3-24.3 24 10.4 6.5-16.3 12 5.5 2.9-10.2 30 11.1 7.5-16.1
Region VI 246 127 49.3 42.3-56.2 53 22.7 17.3-29.2 22 8.4 5.3-13.0 12 4.7 2.4- 8.8 32 15.0 10.3-21.3
Region VII 249 132 51.8 43.8-59.7 46 18.7 13.1-25.9 22 10.0 6.0-16.1 27 12.6 7.9-19.6 22 6.9 4.2-11.2
Region VIII 231 130 50.7 43.3-58.2 44 22.8 16.7-30.4 17 8.6 4.9-14.9 15 6.5 3.5-11.8 25 11.3 7.4-16.8

Some demographic sections have been suppressed: Rows contained less than 50 respondents.

*This question was asked of men over 40.

#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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