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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Health Status

Would you say that in general your health is excellent, very good, good, fair or poor?

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  Total #
Respondents
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,999 1,521 18.8 17.7-20.0 2,745 32.8 31.4-34.1 2,796 31.4 30.1-32.8 1,236 11.5 10.7-12.3 701 5.5 5.0- 6.0
GENDER
Male 3,478 582 18.8 17.0-20.7 1,054 33.0 30.8-35.2 1,100 32.3 30.2-34.5 463 10.6 9.5-11.9 279 5.3 4.6- 6.2
Female 5,521 939 18.9 17.5-20.3 1,691 32.6 31.0-34.3 1,696 30.6 29.0-32.2 773 12.3 11.3-13.4 422 5.6 5.0- 6.3
RACE
White 6,821 1,246 19.8 18.6-21.2 2,255 35.6 34.1-37.1 1,986 29.2 27.8-30.6 828 10.1 9.2-11.0 506 5.3 4.8- 6.0
African American 1,850 229 16.8 14.4-19.6 408 26.7 23.8-29.8 691 35.2 32.3-38.3 360 15.3 13.4-17.5 162 5.9 4.8- 7.1
Other 243 37 16.0 10.8-23.2 66 27.7 20.9-35.6 82 41.4 33.0-50.4 36 10.7 7.0-15.9 22 4.2 2.5- 7.0
HISPANIC
Yes 180 27 19.5 12.2-29.7 47 27.3 19.6-36.7 75 42.2 32.8-52.2 19 5.5 3.3- 9.1 12 5.5 2.3-12.9
No 8,645 1,480 18.9 17.7-20.1 2,680 33.3 31.9-34.7 2,651 30.9 29.6-32.3 1,183 11.6 10.8-12.5 651 5.3 4.8- 5.8
AGE
18-24 338 71 23.1 18.0-29.2 136 39.6 33.5-46.0 108 31.8 26.1-38.1 22 5.3 3.3- 8.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
25-34 950 224 24.5 21.3-27.9 397 40.0 36.4-43.8 268 28.9 25.5-32.6 50 5.6 4.0- 7.7 11 1.0 0.4- 2.2
35-44 1,433 318 21.8 19.3-24.6 525 35.5 32.6-38.6 414 29.8 26.9-32.9 130 9.9 8.0-12.0 46 3.0 2.1- 4.3
45-54 1,824 308 18.1 16.0-20.4 579 32.4 29.8-35.2 572 32.2 29.6-35.0 235 11.9 10.2-13.8 130 5.4 4.3- 6.7
55-64 1,884 294 14.2 12.5-16.1 510 26.9 24.6-29.4 582 32.0 29.5-34.7 308 16.5 14.6-18.6 190 10.3 8.7-12.2
65+ 2,482 288 10.8 9.5-12.3 571 22.2 20.2-24.3 818 34.4 32.1-36.8 485 19.7 17.9-21.7 320 12.9 11.4-14.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,314 87 11.1 8.3-14.7 199 18.0 15.0-21.3 394 30.4 26.9-34.0 329 22.9 20.0-26.1 305 17.7 15.2-20.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,761 327 13.3 11.6-15.2 736 28.4 26.1-30.9 1,019 39.4 36.9-42.1 459 13.4 11.9-15.1 220 5.4 4.5- 6.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,220 375 18.6 16.5-21.0 747 37.1 34.3-40.0 711 30.6 28.1-33.3 274 10.3 8.9-11.9 113 3.3 2.7- 4.2
College Graduate 2,675 726 28.8 26.5-31.2 1,056 41.0 38.6-43.5 666 23.9 21.8-26.1 168 4.8 4.0- 5.8 59 1.5 1.1- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,070 65 6.8 4.8- 9.6 135 17.0 13.6-21.1 323 31.8 27.9-35.9 275 24.4 21.1-28.0 272 20.0 17.3-23.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,350 131 13.4 10.6-16.8 303 23.9 20.7-27.5 485 35.7 32.1-39.4 280 18.4 15.8-21.2 151 8.7 7.1-10.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,011 143 15.9 12.9-19.5 310 33.0 28.9-37.4 369 35.4 31.3-39.7 134 11.3 9.1-14.1 55 4.3 2.8- 6.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,251 197 16.9 14.1-20.2 453 37.9 34.3-41.6 404 32.0 28.6-35.5 162 11.6 9.7-13.9 35 1.6 1.1- 2.3
$50,000+ 3,008 796 26.8 24.8-28.9 1,225 40.8 38.5-43.1 780 27.0 24.9-29.1 167 4.4 3.6- 5.3 40 1.1 0.8- 1.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 710 107 18.4 14.4-23.2 216 33.1 28.7-37.8 204 27.2 23.0-31.8 107 13.3 10.7-16.5 76 8.0 6.2-10.3
Appalachia II 654 132 20.5 17.0-24.6 224 38.6 34.1-43.3 178 27.4 23.2-32.0 77 9.2 7.1-11.8 43 4.4 2.9- 6.4
Appalachia III 500 80 19.0 14.7-24.3 131 27.7 23.0-33.0 183 38.2 33.0-43.6 74 11.2 8.5-14.6 32 3.9 2.6- 5.6
Catawba 382 67 19.2 15.0-24.4 104 30.9 25.5-36.8 126 31.8 26.4-37.8 63 13.0 9.7-17.2 22 5.0 3.1- 8.1
Edisto Savannah 1,066 166 17.7 14.7-21.2 298 28.8 25.4-32.5 349 34.3 30.6-38.1 154 12.1 10.1-14.4 99 7.1 5.7- 9.0
Low Country 935 183 18.4 15.4-21.9 300 35.1 31.0-39.4 279 32.0 27.7-36.6 120 10.7 8.6-13.4 53 3.7 2.7- 5.2
Palmetto 847 181 23.7 20.2-27.5 254 30.9 27.1-34.9 258 30.3 26.6-34.3 102 10.6 8.4-13.2 52 4.6 3.4- 6.2
Pee Dee 741 100 15.2 11.9-19.3 199 30.1 25.7-34.9 238 30.9 27.0-35.2 131 16.7 13.7-20.2 73 7.0 5.3- 9.3
Trident 1,041 191 18.6 15.7-21.8 369 37.2 33.4-41.2 322 31.5 27.7-35.4 113 9.3 7.3-11.7 46 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Upper Savannah 582 76 14.8 11.2-19.5 186 36.9 31.7-42.5 180 27.2 22.8-32.1 76 11.9 8.7-16.1 64 9.1 6.8-12.2
Waccamaw 949 152 15.6 13.0-18.5 307 33.9 30.2-37.7 277 31.4 27.6-35.6 131 12.5 10.1-15.4 82 6.6 5.1- 8.4
Wateree 479 70 17.7 13.0-23.5 136 28.5 23.6-34.0 160 33.8 28.7-39.3 70 12.1 9.1-15.9 43 7.9 5.6-11.1
Region***
Region I 1,292 183 16.8 13.9-20.1 402 34.8 31.4-38.4 384 27.2 24.1-30.5 183 12.7 10.6-15.2 140 8.5 7.0-10.3
Region II 1,154 212 19.8 17.0-23.0 355 33.6 30.3-37.2 361 32.3 29.0-35.8 151 10.1 8.4-12.1 75 4.1 3.1- 5.4
Region III 1,229 248 22.3 19.5-25.3 358 30.9 27.8-34.1 384 30.8 27.7-34.1 165 11.3 9.5-13.5 74 4.7 3.7- 6.1
Region IV 1,220 170 16.2 13.4-19.5 335 29.5 26.1-33.1 398 32.1 28.9-35.5 201 14.8 12.6-17.4 116 7.4 5.9- 9.2
Region V 1,066 166 17.7 14.7-21.2 298 28.8 25.4-32.5 349 34.3 30.6-38.1 154 12.1 10.1-14.4 99 7.1 5.7- 9.0
Region VI 949 152 15.6 13.0-18.5 307 33.9 30.2-37.7 277 31.4 27.6-35.6 131 12.5 10.1-15.4 82 6.6 5.1- 8.4
Region VII 1,041 191 18.6 15.7-21.8 369 37.2 33.4-41.2 322 31.5 27.7-35.4 113 9.3 7.3-11.7 46 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Region VIII 935 183 18.4 15.4-21.9 300 35.1 31.0-39.4 279 32.0 27.7-36.6 120 10.7 8.6-13.4 53 3.7 2.7- 5.2

#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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