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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 3,154 814 26.7 24.8-28.6 628 20.1 18.5-21.9 1,143 36.4 34.4-38.6 373 11.2 10.0-12.6 196 5.5 4.7- 6.6
GENDER
Male 1,207 313 27.0 24.1-30.2 253 20.9 18.3-23.8 426 35.3 32.1-38.6 135 10.3 8.5-12.4 80 6.5 4.9- 8.5
Female 1,947 501 26.4 24.0-28.9 375 19.6 17.5-21.8 717 37.3 34.7-40.1 238 11.9 10.3-13.7 116 4.8 3.9- 5.9
RACE
White 2,615 629 25.3 23.3-27.4 505 19.1 17.3-20.9 972 37.3 35.1-39.6 330 12.2 10.8-13.8 179 6.1 5.2- 7.2
African American 455 156 31.9 26.7-37.5 102 24.1 19.4-29.6 145 33.3 27.7-39.5 36 7.0 4.9-10.1 16 3.7 1.7- 7.6
Other 46 16 27.0 16.1-41.6 13 31.5 17.8-49.4 13 30.8 17.9-47.6 4 10.7 3.3-29.4 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 49 18 48.4 32.2-64.9 8 11.2 5.0-23.3 15 29.3 16.6-46.4 6 8.8 3.6-19.9 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2
No 3,032 777 26.3 24.4-28.2 609 20.5 18.8-22.3 1,098 36.4 34.3-38.6 359 11.2 10.0-12.6 189 5.6 4.7- 6.7
AGE
45-54 386 122 30.2 25.0-36.0 77 21.2 16.6-26.7 130 35.2 29.5-41.4 31 8.4 5.7-12.3 26 5.0 3.1- 7.8
55-64 1,108 264 25.0 22.0-28.2 255 22.6 19.8-25.6 382 34.7 31.5-38.1 145 12.3 10.3-14.6 62 5.4 3.9- 7.5
65+ 1,660 428 26.8 24.2-29.5 296 17.9 15.7-20.3 631 38.2 35.3-41.2 197 11.3 9.6-13.2 108 5.8 4.7- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 478 126 27.1 22.6-32.2 101 20.5 16.5-25.1 170 35.8 30.8-41.2 52 11.0 8.2-14.7 29 5.6 3.6- 8.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 918 234 25.0 21.6-28.7 192 22.2 19.0-25.7 331 35.4 31.5-39.5 101 11.2 9.0-14.0 60 6.2 4.4- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 785 203 27.4 23.8-31.4 148 18.1 15.0-21.8 292 38.5 34.4-42.7 90 9.9 7.8-12.6 52 6.0 4.4- 8.2
College Graduate 966 249 27.4 24.1-31.0 185 19.5 16.7-22.6 347 36.1 32.6-39.9 130 12.4 10.2-15.0 55 4.5 3.3- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 364 109 29.2 23.6-35.4 78 23.2 18.0-29.3 121 33.2 26.5-40.6 34 10.1 6.8-14.6 22 4.4 2.7- 7.2
$15,000- $24,999 442 121 29.8 24.5-35.6 93 21.4 16.9-26.7 146 32.7 27.5-38.4 48 9.4 6.7-13.0 34 6.7 4.5- 9.8
$25,000- $34,999 378 98 25.9 21.1-31.4 77 22.3 17.3-28.2 131 33.7 28.1-39.7 44 10.6 7.5-14.8 28 7.5 4.9-11.4
$35,000- $49,999 427 114 29.5 24.3-35.3 94 23.4 18.6-29.0 140 32.0 26.8-37.8 42 7.4 5.3-10.4 37 7.7 5.2-11.1
$50,000+ 997 235 25.0 21.9-28.4 194 19.2 16.5-22.1 396 39.5 36.0-43.1 130 13.0 10.7-15.6 42 3.3 2.4- 4.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 253 61 25.0 19.4-31.5 40 15.0 10.9-20.3 99 37.8 31.4-44.7 36 14.4 10.2-19.8 17 7.9 4.8-12.6
Appalachia II 241 76 32.6 26.3-39.6 35 13.5 9.6-18.6 81 35.0 28.5-42.2 32 13.0 9.2-18.2 17 5.9 3.6- 9.6
Appalachia III 163 43 28.2 21.2-36.5 30 19.4 13.6-26.9 62 35.7 28.4-43.9 17 10.7 6.5-17.1 11 5.9 3.2-10.7
Catawba 118 34 30.9 22.1-41.3 19 17.9 11.4-26.9 42 33.4 24.9-43.1 14 11.4 6.6-19.1 9 6.4 3.1-12.9
Edisto Savannah 348 92 27.6 22.5-33.4 72 22.8 18.1-28.3 134 36.8 31.2-42.6 30 8.2 5.6-11.9 20 4.6 2.9- 7.3
Low Country 382 105 29.6 24.7-35.0 69 18.2 14.3-23.0 129 31.6 26.8-36.7 52 13.2 10.0-17.3 27 7.4 4.8-11.0
Palmetto 291 57 19.5 14.9-25.2 67 22.6 17.7-28.5 121 43.8 37.6-50.3 34 11.1 7.8-15.5 12 2.9 1.6- 5.4
Pee Dee 240 63 26.0 20.3-32.7 56 24.1 18.4-30.9 78 33.4 27.0-40.5 27 10.1 6.7-15.0 16 6.3 3.7-10.8
Trident 363 94 25.8 21.0-31.3 75 21.9 17.2-27.5 127 34.5 28.6-41.0 42 10.5 7.6-14.3 25 7.2 4.3-12.0
Upper Savannah 198 51 27.9 21.4-35.5 46 22.8 17.1-29.7 67 34.1 27.3-41.6 21 10.1 6.5-15.4 13 5.1 2.9- 9.0
Waccamaw 356 90 28.6 23.6-34.1 69 17.8 14.1-22.3 125 35.3 30.2-40.8 49 12.3 9.3-16.3 23 5.9 3.9- 8.9
Wateree 170 36 19.7 14.0-26.9 42 26.2 19.0-35.0 70 42.0 33.8-50.7 18 10.4 6.0-17.5 4 1.8 0.6- 5.1
Region***
Region I 451 112 26.2 21.9-31.1 86 18.3 14.8-22.4 166 36.2 31.5-41.2 57 12.5 9.6-16.2 30 6.7 4.6- 9.7
Region II 404 119 30.8 26.0-36.0 65 15.9 12.5-20.1 143 35.3 30.3-40.7 49 12.1 9.1-15.9 28 5.9 4.0- 8.6
Region III 409 91 23.0 18.6-28.0 86 21.2 17.1-26.0 163 40.7 35.5-46.1 48 11.2 8.3-14.8 21 4.0 2.5- 6.4
Region IV 410 99 23.4 19.2-28.2 98 25.0 20.3-30.3 148 37.0 31.8-42.5 45 10.2 7.3-14.1 20 4.4 2.7- 7.2
Region V 348 92 27.6 22.5-33.4 72 22.8 18.1-28.3 134 36.8 31.2-42.6 30 8.2 5.6-11.9 20 4.6 2.9- 7.3
Region VI 356 90 28.6 23.6-34.1 69 17.8 14.1-22.3 125 35.3 30.2-40.8 49 12.3 9.3-16.3 23 5.9 3.9- 8.9
Region VII 363 94 25.8 21.0-31.3 75 21.9 17.2-27.5 127 34.5 28.6-41.0 42 10.5 7.6-14.3 25 7.2 4.3-12.0
Region VIII 382 105 29.6 24.7-35.0 69 18.2 14.3-23.0 129 31.6 26.8-36.7 52 13.2 10.0-17.3 27 7.4 4.8-11.0

*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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