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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Related Not related
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,771 7,493 97.0 96.5-97.4 278 3.0 2.6- 3.5
GENDER
Male 3,019 2,908 97.0 96.2-97.7 111 3.0 2.3- 3.8
Female 4,752 4,585 96.9 96.3-97.5 167 3.1 2.5- 3.7
RACE
White 6,120 5,954 97.7 97.2-98.1 166 2.3 1.9- 2.8
African American 1,385 1,285 94.7 93.1-95.9 100 5.3 4.1- 6.9
Other 210 202 97.1 93.5-98.7 8 2.9 1.3- 6.5
HISPANIC
Yes 154 142 94.8 89.7-97.5 12 5.2 2.5-10.3
No 7,509 7,256 97.1 96.6-97.6 253 2.9 2.4- 3.4
AGE
18-24 305 299 98.2 95.5-99.3 6 1.8 0.7- 4.5
25-34 865 841 97.7 96.5-98.6 24 2.3 1.4- 3.5
35-44 1,307 1,289 98.1 96.6-98.9 18 1.9 1.1- 3.4
45-54 1,627 1,571 96.9 95.8-97.8 56 3.1 2.2- 4.2
55-64 1,607 1,545 96.4 95.2-97.3 62 3.6 2.7- 4.8
65+ 1,997 1,888 94.3 92.8-95.5 109 5.7 4.5- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 965 879 92.4 90.0-94.2 86 7.6 5.8-10.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,324 2,218 95.8 94.6-96.7 106 4.2 3.3- 5.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,978 1,924 98.0 97.3-98.6 54 2.0 1.4- 2.7
College Graduate 2,487 2,456 99.0 98.5-99.4 31 1.0 0.6- 1.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 831 777 95.0 93.1-96.5 54 5.0 3.5- 6.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,110 1,047 95.8 94.2-96.9 63 4.2 3.1- 5.8
$25,000- $34,999 876 843 95.8 93.4-97.3 33 4.2 2.7- 6.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,147 1,116 97.7 96.4-98.5 31 2.3 1.5- 3.6
$50,000+ 2,826 2,784 98.6 98.0-99.0 42 1.4 1.0- 2.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 630 617 98.4 97.0-99.1 13 1.6 0.9- 3.0
Appalachia II 581 565 97.8 96.1-98.7 16 2.2 1.3- 3.9
Appalachia III 437 420 96.5 93.8-98.0 17 3.5 2.0- 6.2
Catawba 335 331 99.1 97.0-99.7 4 0.9 0.3- 3.0
Edisto Savannah 892 859 96.5 94.7-97.7 33 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Low Country 823 792 95.6 92.5-97.4 31 4.4 2.6- 7.5
Palmetto 745 728 98.2 96.9-98.9 17 1.8 1.1- 3.1
Pee Dee 621 583 94.5 92.2-96.1 38 5.5 3.9- 7.8
Trident 908 880 97.0 95.0-98.2 28 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Upper Savannah 502 480 96.7 94.6-98.0 22 3.3 2.0- 5.4
Waccamaw 813 771 95.4 93.3-96.9 42 4.6 3.1- 6.7
Wateree 410 401 97.4 94.3-98.8 9 2.6 1.2- 5.7
Region***
Region I 1,132 1,097 97.6 96.5-98.4 35 2.4 1.6- 3.5
Region II 1,018 985 97.2 95.8-98.1 33 2.8 1.9- 4.2
Region III 1,080 1,059 98.4 97.5-99.0 21 1.6 1.0- 2.5
Region IV 1,031 984 95.6 94.0-96.9 47 4.4 3.1- 6.0
Region V 892 859 96.5 94.7-97.7 33 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Region VI 813 771 95.4 93.3-96.9 42 4.6 3.1- 6.7
Region VII 908 880 97.0 95.0-98.2 28 3.0 1.8- 5.0
Region VIII 823 792 95.6 92.5-97.4 31 4.4 2.6- 7.5

#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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