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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within the past year 1 to 3 years Over 3 years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,325 1,581 67.9 65.4-70.3 475 21.5 19.3-23.8 269 10.7 9.2-12.3
GENDER
Male 892 584 65.5 61.3-69.4 193 23.0 19.5-27.0 115 11.5 9.3-14.1
Female 1,433 997 69.8 66.7-72.7 282 20.2 17.7-22.9 154 10.0 8.3-12.1
RACE
White 2,037 1,417 69.5 66.9-71.9 400 20.5 18.3-22.8 220 10.0 8.6-11.6
African American 232 135 61.4 52.7-69.4 61 26.5 19.5-34.8 36 12.1 8.0-18.1
AGE
25-34 134 93 67.5 57.8-75.9 31 25.5 17.9-34.9 10 7.0 3.4-13.8
35-44 349 237 70.1 64.0-75.5 79 21.0 16.4-26.4 33 9.0 6.0-13.1
45-54 501 336 67.8 62.9-72.4 110 21.5 17.7-25.9 55 10.7 7.8-14.4
55-64 588 390 67.9 63.4-72.1 123 19.3 15.9-23.1 75 12.8 9.9-16.3
65+ 699 492 69.1 64.8-73.0 114 16.6 13.6-20.2 93 14.3 11.4-17.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 74 54.5 44.7-63.9 35 24.8 17.4-34.1 33 20.7 14.2-29.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 514 323 58.0 52.2-63.6 130 29.9 24.6-35.8 61 12.1 9.0-16.0
Some Post-H.S. 646 426 67.5 62.9-71.8 137 21.2 17.6-25.3 83 11.3 8.7-14.4
College Graduate 1,022 758 75.2 71.7-78.3 173 16.7 14.0-19.7 91 8.2 6.3-10.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 56 49.0 38.1-60.0 40 27.9 19.4-38.3 32 23.1 15.5-33.0
$15,000- $24,999 217 122 52.9 43.4-62.2 58 33.1 24.1-43.5 37 14.0 9.6-20.0
$25,000- $34,999 214 142 66.0 57.4-73.7 36 16.4 11.3-23.2 36 17.6 11.9-25.2
$35,000- $49,999 355 236 63.1 56.5-69.2 75 24.1 18.7-30.5 44 12.7 9.0-17.7
$50,000+ 1,123 825 74.3 71.0-77.3 212 18.8 16.1-21.8 86 6.9 5.3- 8.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 175 108 62.3 53.6-70.4 43 26.8 19.4-35.8 24 10.8 7.1-16.1
Appalachia II 177 138 77.6 69.5-84.1 31 17.9 12.0-25.8 8 4.5 2.1- 9.4
Appalachia III 78 49 58.7 45.8-70.5 15 23.7 13.8-37.7 14 17.5 10.2-28.4
Catawba 115 79 70.7 61.1-78.8 26 21.5 14.6-30.6 10 7.8 4.0-14.7
Edisto Savannah 264 188 66.7 59.3-73.3 43 20.3 14.8-27.1 33 13.1 8.8-19.0
Low Country 283 192 68.1 61.1-74.3 59 20.5 15.5-26.6 32 11.4 7.6-16.7
Palmetto 243 165 68.7 61.6-75.0 45 18.9 13.9-25.1 33 12.4 8.6-17.7
Pee Dee 148 88 52.8 42.6-62.7 40 33.4 23.7-44.7 20 13.8 8.7-21.2
Trident 349 222 63.9 57.3-70.0 90 26.0 20.5-32.4 37 10.1 7.0-14.3
Upper Savannah 111 84 73.3 62.0-82.3 15 16.5 9.0-28.2 12 10.2 5.6-17.8
Waccamaw 275 190 72.9 66.7-78.3 48 15.7 11.6-21.0 37 11.4 7.9-16.1
Wateree 88 63 72.8 61.4-81.8 18 21.8 13.6-33.0 7 5.5 2.4-11.9
Region***
Region I 286 192 66.3 59.5-72.5 58 23.1 17.4-29.9 36 10.6 7.5-14.7
Region II 255 187 71.4 64.4-77.6 46 19.8 14.4-26.6 22 8.8 5.6-13.4
Region III 358 244 69.3 63.7-74.4 71 19.7 15.5-24.7 43 11.0 7.9-15.0
Region IV 236 151 60.4 52.4-67.9 58 29.0 21.8-37.3 27 10.6 7.1-15.6
Region V 264 188 66.7 59.3-73.3 43 20.3 14.8-27.1 33 13.1 8.8-19.0
Region VI 275 190 72.9 66.7-78.3 48 15.7 11.6-21.0 37 11.4 7.9-16.1
Region VII 349 222 63.9 57.3-70.0 90 26.0 20.5-32.4 37 10.1 7.0-14.3
Region VIII 283 192 68.1 61.1-74.3 59 20.5 15.5-26.6 32 11.4 7.6-16.7

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

#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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