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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 9,001 7,818 83.4 82.2-84.5 1,183 16.6 15.5-17.8
GENDER
Male 3,471 2,994 81.6 79.5-83.5 477 18.4 16.5-20.5
Female 5,530 4,824 85.1 83.7-86.4 706 14.9 13.6-16.3
RACE
White 6,818 6,081 86.4 85.2-87.6 737 13.6 12.4-14.8
African American 1,855 1,486 79.0 76.2-81.5 369 21.0 18.5-23.8
Other 244 181 64.3 55.3-72.4 63 35.7 27.6-44.7
HISPANIC
Yes 180 127 57.9 47.7-67.5 53 42.1 32.5-52.3
No 8,641 7,544 84.3 83.1-85.4 1,097 15.7 14.6-16.9
AGE
18-24 328 221 64.4 57.7-70.5 107 35.6 29.5-42.3
25-34 950 773 80.0 76.6-83.0 177 20.0 17.0-23.4
35-44 1,435 1,211 83.9 81.4-86.1 224 16.1 13.9-18.6
45-54 1,820 1,493 83.3 81.0-85.3 327 16.7 14.7-19.0
55-64 1,893 1,602 83.4 81.2-85.4 291 16.6 14.6-18.8
65+ 2,489 2,439 97.7 96.8-98.4 50 2.3 1.6- 3.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,325 1,042 72.0 68.1-75.6 283 28.0 24.4-31.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,752 2,265 78.3 75.8-80.5 487 21.7 19.5-24.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,222 1,953 84.1 81.6-86.4 269 15.9 13.6-18.4
College Graduate 2,676 2,537 93.8 92.4-95.0 139 6.2 5.0- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,075 775 67.9 63.8-71.8 300 32.1 28.2-36.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,350 1,017 67.3 63.3-71.0 333 32.7 29.0-36.7
$25,000- $34,999 1,011 871 79.9 75.6-83.7 140 20.1 16.3-24.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,251 1,119 86.6 83.8-89.1 132 13.4 10.9-16.2
$50,000+ 3,009 2,897 95.1 93.8-96.1 112 4.9 3.9- 6.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 706 605 81.8 76.3-86.2 101 18.2 13.8-23.7
Appalachia II 651 576 86.5 82.8-89.6 75 13.5 10.4-17.2
Appalachia III 500 426 80.5 74.9-85.0 74 19.5 15.0-25.1
Catawba 383 329 82.5 76.9-87.0 54 17.5 13.0-23.1
Edisto Savannah 1,069 912 81.0 77.5-84.0 157 19.0 16.0-22.5
Low Country 938 811 79.0 74.5-82.9 127 21.0 17.1-25.5
Palmetto 847 763 88.6 85.3-91.2 84 11.4 8.8-14.7
Pee Dee 741 649 83.1 78.9-86.7 92 16.9 13.3-21.1
Trident 1,041 922 84.8 81.4-87.8 119 15.2 12.2-18.6
Upper Savannah 584 514 85.2 79.9-89.2 70 14.8 10.8-20.1
Waccamaw 950 806 78.0 73.8-81.7 144 22.0 18.3-26.2
Wateree 482 411 81.5 75.7-86.1 71 18.5 13.9-24.3
Region***
Region I 1,290 1,119 83.3 79.6-86.5 171 16.7 13.5-20.4
Region II 1,151 1,002 83.8 80.6-86.5 149 16.2 13.5-19.4
Region III 1,230 1,092 86.7 83.9-89.0 138 13.3 11.0-16.1
Region IV 1,223 1,060 82.5 79.1-85.4 163 17.5 14.6-20.9
Region V 1,069 912 81.0 77.5-84.0 157 19.0 16.0-22.5
Region VI 950 806 78.0 73.8-81.7 144 22.0 18.3-26.2
Region VII 1,041 922 84.8 81.4-87.8 119 15.2 12.2-18.6
Region VIII 938 811 79.0 74.5-82.9 127 21.0 17.1-25.5

#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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