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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
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,420 765 31.4 29.2-33.7 485 21.0 19.0-23.2 606 24.6 22.6-26.7 564 22.9 21.0-25.0
GENDER
Male 915 342 36.5 32.7-40.4 184 21.0 17.7-24.6 211 21.8 18.8-25.1 178 20.8 17.7-24.3
Female 1,505 423 27.5 24.8-30.3 301 21.1 18.7-23.7 395 26.8 24.2-29.7 386 24.6 22.1-27.2
RACE
White 1,987 599 28.4 26.1-30.7 394 21.3 19.1-23.7 503 25.3 23.1-27.6 491 25.0 22.8-27.4
African American 368 138 42.4 36.0-49.1 80 21.7 16.6-27.8 90 21.9 17.2-27.3 60 14.1 10.2-19.1
AGE
45-54 283 88 32.6 26.3-39.5 63 21.9 16.6-28.4 64 22.0 16.8-28.4 68 23.5 18.0-30.0
55-64 862 277 32.3 28.6-36.2 163 19.2 16.1-22.7 221 27.0 23.6-30.7 201 21.5 18.6-24.8
65+ 1,275 400 30.3 27.3-33.5 259 22.2 19.4-25.3 321 23.6 21.0-26.5 295 23.8 21.0-26.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 359 112 35.3 29.4-41.7 76 20.2 15.4-26.1 108 27.3 22.3-32.9 63 17.2 13.2-22.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 723 212 29.4 25.3-33.7 170 24.0 20.3-28.1 164 22.8 19.3-26.7 177 23.8 20.3-27.8
Some Post-H.S. 615 212 33.3 29.0-38.0 109 19.8 15.9-24.3 140 22.7 18.9-27.0 154 24.2 20.3-28.5
College Graduate 715 229 30.0 26.2-34.0 127 19.3 15.9-23.3 192 26.9 23.1-31.1 167 23.8 20.0-27.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 86 31.3 24.8-38.7 73 24.3 18.8-30.8 89 27.4 21.7-33.9 58 17.0 12.7-22.2
$15,000- $24,999 377 133 36.4 30.7-42.5 76 19.2 14.8-24.7 83 22.0 17.3-27.6 85 22.4 17.6-28.0
$25,000- $34,999 296 100 34.9 28.5-41.9 52 18.5 13.1-25.5 81 25.2 19.8-31.5 63 21.4 16.1-27.9
$35,000- $49,999 314 99 32.0 26.0-38.7 64 22.6 17.0-29.4 73 22.8 17.8-28.7 78 22.6 17.8-28.3
$50,000+ 725 221 28.6 24.9-32.5 136 20.6 17.2-24.5 187 25.5 22.0-29.4 181 25.3 21.6-29.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 176 54 30.6 23.7-38.5 33 18.4 13.0-25.3 51 28.3 21.6-36.1 38 22.7 16.6-30.4
Appalachia II 186 57 33.4 26.3-41.3 45 24.8 18.5-32.3 47 22.0 16.5-28.6 37 19.9 14.3-26.8
Appalachia III 107 28 26.8 18.7-36.9 13 12.8 7.2-21.5 32 28.4 20.2-38.3 34 32.1 23.3-42.3
Catawba 108 32 26.7 18.8-36.4 22 23.0 14.8-34.1 29 28.4 19.7-39.0 25 21.9 14.7-31.3
Edisto Savannah 275 98 38.0 31.6-44.8 54 18.7 14.2-24.2 62 24.5 19.0-30.9 61 18.8 14.5-24.1
Low Country 293 91 29.8 24.3-35.9 50 18.8 14.0-24.7 73 25.0 20.0-30.8 79 26.5 21.3-32.4
Palmetto 213 41 21.5 15.5-28.9 53 25.8 19.5-33.2 63 28.4 22.2-35.5 56 24.3 18.7-31.1
Pee Dee 189 63 38.0 30.2-46.3 46 20.7 15.4-27.2 42 21.8 16.0-29.0 38 19.5 14.0-26.7
Trident 294 97 33.9 27.6-40.8 51 19.4 14.0-26.2 72 21.8 17.0-27.5 74 24.8 19.3-31.4
Upper Savannah 168 66 41.4 33.6-49.6 31 17.5 12.2-24.6 38 20.5 14.8-27.8 33 20.6 14.6-28.1
Waccamaw 277 106 39.4 33.4-45.7 52 18.9 14.4-24.4 64 22.9 18.1-28.7 55 18.8 14.5-24.1
Wateree 116 26 20.9 14.0-30.0 30 26.7 18.8-36.6 28 26.2 17.6-37.0 32 26.1 18.3-35.9
Region***
Region I 344 120 35.8 30.5-41.5 64 18.0 14.0-22.8 89 24.5 20.0-29.8 71 21.7 17.2-26.9
Region II 293 85 31.0 25.4-37.1 58 20.3 15.7-25.9 79 24.3 19.6-29.8 71 24.4 19.4-30.1
Region III 321 73 23.3 18.5-29.1 75 24.8 19.6-30.8 92 28.4 23.2-34.2 81 23.5 18.8-28.8
Region IV 305 89 31.3 25.6-37.6 76 23.1 18.4-28.5 70 23.5 18.4-29.5 70 22.1 17.4-27.8
Region V 275 98 38.0 31.6-44.8 54 18.7 14.2-24.2 62 24.5 19.0-30.9 61 18.8 14.5-24.1
Region VI 277 106 39.4 33.4-45.7 52 18.9 14.4-24.4 64 22.9 18.1-28.7 55 18.8 14.5-24.1
Region VII 294 97 33.9 27.6-40.8 51 19.4 14.0-26.2 72 21.8 17.0-27.5 74 24.8 19.3-31.4
Region VIII 293 91 29.8 24.3-35.9 50 18.8 14.0-24.7 73 25.0 20.0-30.8 79 26.5 21.3-32.4

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

*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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