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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Always Usually Sometimes Rarely Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,526 4,356 50.3 48.9-51.8 2,334 28.4 27.1-29.7 1,104 13.0 12.1-14.1 275 3.6 3.0- 4.3 457 4.6 4.1- 5.2
GENDER
Male 3,263 1,731 51.5 49.1-53.8 835 27.2 25.1-29.4 400 13.0 11.5-14.8 86 2.9 2.1- 4.0 211 5.4 4.4- 6.5
Female 5,263 2,625 49.3 47.5-51.1 1,499 29.5 27.9-31.1 704 13.0 11.9-14.3 189 4.3 3.5- 5.2 246 3.9 3.3- 4.6
RACE
White 6,528 3,466 52.8 51.2-54.4 1,976 32.2 30.7-33.7 619 8.9 8.0- 9.8 187 2.8 2.3- 3.4 280 3.4 2.9- 3.9
African American 1,702 761 45.4 42.1-48.7 300 19.3 16.8-22.1 425 23.2 20.6-26.0 68 5.0 3.6- 6.9 148 7.1 5.7- 8.8
Other 225 98 42.3 34.0-51.1 50 23.6 16.7-32.3 44 18.1 12.4-25.7 15 7.8 3.8-15.5 18 8.1 4.2-15.1
HISPANIC
Yes 166 73 42.2 32.6-52.4 41 23.7 15.9-33.8 28 16.6 10.3-25.5 6 5.8 2.4-13.7 18 11.7 6.4-20.3
No 8,222 4,227 50.7 49.2-52.2 2,276 28.7 27.4-30.1 1,041 12.8 11.8-13.8 263 3.5 2.9- 4.2 415 4.3 3.8- 4.9
AGE
18-24 319 140 41.8 35.4-48.4 108 36.9 30.7-43.6 47 12.9 9.1-18.0 16 5.6 3.2- 9.8 8 2.8 1.2- 6.3
25-34 918 450 51.1 47.2-54.9 289 29.7 26.3-33.4 121 12.3 10.0-15.1 33 4.0 2.6- 5.9 25 2.9 1.8- 4.8
35-44 1,388 647 46.5 43.3-49.8 464 31.5 28.7-34.5 182 14.5 12.2-17.1 42 4.0 2.6- 6.1 53 3.6 2.6- 4.9
45-54 1,741 802 48.8 45.9-51.8 513 28.5 25.9-31.1 285 15.4 13.3-17.7 67 3.3 2.5- 4.4 74 4.0 3.1- 5.3
55-64 1,787 949 53.7 50.9-56.4 477 26.8 24.5-29.3 225 12.4 10.7-14.4 51 2.5 1.8- 3.5 85 4.6 3.5- 5.9
65+ 2,300 1,322 57.5 55.0-60.0 467 19.4 17.5-21.4 240 10.4 9.0-12.1 63 2.9 2.0- 4.0 208 9.8 8.3-11.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,168 472 39.5 35.6-43.6 179 18.6 15.4-22.3 295 24.9 21.6-28.6 60 4.9 3.4- 6.8 162 12.1 9.8-14.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,611 1,308 47.4 44.7-50.0 617 26.3 23.9-28.8 403 15.6 13.7-17.6 100 4.6 3.5- 6.0 183 6.2 5.1- 7.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,127 1,130 53.6 50.6-56.5 642 29.3 26.8-32.0 220 10.8 9.1-12.9 73 4.1 2.9- 5.7 62 2.3 1.7- 3.1
College Graduate 2,598 1,433 55.6 53.0-58.1 893 34.3 32.0-36.7 183 6.9 5.7- 8.3 42 1.7 1.1- 2.8 47 1.5 1.0- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 993 380 37.6 33.5-42.0 176 19.5 16.2-23.3 243 24.8 21.1-28.8 71 7.3 5.4- 9.8 123 10.8 8.6-13.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,277 564 43.3 39.4-47.2 286 23.1 20.0-26.6 254 19.7 16.8-23.1 69 6.6 4.7- 9.3 104 7.3 5.7- 9.2
$25,000- $34,999 964 501 49.0 44.5-53.6 246 26.4 22.5-30.7 133 14.6 11.7-18.1 34 4.1 2.5- 6.7 50 5.9 3.8- 8.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,206 633 53.3 49.5-57.0 376 30.1 26.9-33.5 134 11.4 9.2-14.0 28 3.0 1.8- 4.9 35 2.3 1.5- 3.5
$50,000+ 2,935 1,656 56.3 54.0-58.6 1,002 33.4 31.2-35.6 195 7.2 6.1- 8.6 32 1.4 0.9- 2.4 50 1.6 1.1- 2.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 670 351 52.9 47.8-58.0 165 25.5 21.5-30.0 87 12.8 9.4-17.3 21 3.7 1.7- 7.6 46 5.1 3.6- 7.1
Appalachia II 629 325 52.7 47.9-57.4 190 30.4 26.3-34.9 61 8.4 6.2-11.4 18 2.7 1.6- 4.4 35 5.8 3.6- 9.1
Appalachia III 473 240 47.7 42.1-53.4 136 31.1 26.0-36.7 63 15.3 11.4-20.3 14 2.9 1.4- 5.7 20 3.0 1.8- 4.8
Catawba 369 191 48.8 42.7-54.9 103 29.7 24.3-35.7 40 11.6 8.1-16.5 12 4.5 2.4- 8.3 23 5.5 3.4- 8.6
Edisto Savannah 1,006 511 51.5 47.5-55.5 241 23.4 20.2-26.9 168 17.8 14.9-21.0 27 2.2 1.4- 3.5 59 5.1 3.7- 7.0
Low Country 897 449 49.2 44.7-53.7 245 25.0 21.3-29.0 130 16.7 13.3-20.6 29 3.3 1.9- 5.6 44 5.9 3.9- 8.8
Palmetto 816 444 54.5 50.3-58.7 239 28.1 24.6-32.0 82 10.3 8.0-13.2 20 3.9 2.2- 6.9 31 3.1 2.1- 4.5
Pee Dee 692 339 48.2 43.3-53.1 181 26.4 22.4-30.8 111 16.8 13.5-20.7 24 3.0 1.9- 4.9 37 5.6 3.7- 8.3
Trident 986 504 50.2 46.0-54.3 307 31.7 27.9-35.7 97 10.2 8.0-13.0 35 4.6 2.9- 7.0 43 3.3 2.3- 4.8
Upper Savannah 554 300 52.1 46.4-57.6 122 22.8 18.4-27.8 77 14.4 11.1-18.6 23 4.3 2.4- 7.8 32 6.4 3.7-11.0
Waccamaw 897 453 46.3 42.3-50.4 269 32.8 28.8-37.0 98 12.1 9.4-15.5 33 4.3 2.7- 6.7 44 4.5 3.1- 6.4
Wateree 448 201 44.1 38.3-50.1 124 26.1 21.4-31.4 81 21.3 16.7-26.8 13 2.6 1.4- 5.0 29 5.8 3.7- 9.1
Region***
Region I 1,224 651 52.5 48.7-56.3 287 24.3 21.3-27.6 164 13.5 11.0-16.5 44 4.0 2.4- 6.3 78 5.7 4.1- 7.9
Region II 1,102 565 50.4 46.8-54.1 326 30.7 27.4-34.2 124 11.6 9.3-14.3 32 2.8 1.8- 4.2 55 4.5 3.2- 6.4
Region III 1,185 635 52.7 49.2-56.2 342 28.6 25.6-31.8 122 10.7 8.7-13.2 32 4.1 2.6- 6.3 54 3.8 2.8- 5.2
Region IV 1,140 540 46.6 42.8-50.3 305 26.3 23.2-29.6 192 18.6 15.8-21.8 37 2.9 2.0- 4.2 66 5.7 4.2- 7.7
Region V 1,006 511 51.5 47.5-55.5 241 23.4 20.2-26.9 168 17.8 14.9-21.0 27 2.2 1.4- 3.5 59 5.1 3.7- 7.0
Region VI 897 453 46.3 42.3-50.4 269 32.8 28.8-37.0 98 12.1 9.4-15.5 33 4.3 2.7- 6.7 44 4.5 3.1- 6.4
Region VII 986 504 50.2 46.0-54.3 307 31.7 27.9-35.7 97 10.2 8.0-13.0 35 4.6 2.9- 7.0 43 3.3 2.3- 4.8
Region VIII 897 449 49.2 44.7-53.7 245 25.0 21.3-29.0 130 16.7 13.3-20.6 29 3.3 1.9- 5.6 44 5.9 3.9- 8.8

#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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