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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 8,698 7,614 85.8 84.7-86.9 1,084 14.2 13.1-15.3
GENDER
Male 3,344 2,878 84.4 82.5-86.1 466 15.6 13.9-17.5
Female 5,354 4,736 87.1 85.7-88.3 618 12.9 11.7-14.3
RACE
White 6,649 6,141 92.4 91.5-93.3 508 7.6 6.7- 8.5
African American 1,743 1,226 68.8 65.6-71.8 517 31.2 28.2-34.4
Other 234 192 79.5 71.4-85.8 42 20.5 14.2-28.6
HISPANIC
Yes 176 129 63.3 52.7-72.8 47 36.7 27.2-47.3
No 8,357 7,391 86.9 85.8-88.0 966 13.1 12.0-14.2
AGE
18-24 316 261 78.0 71.6-83.3 55 22.0 16.7-28.4
25-34 914 804 85.4 82.1-88.2 110 14.6 11.8-17.9
35-44 1,394 1,251 87.9 85.4-90.1 143 12.1 9.9-14.6
45-54 1,751 1,573 89.4 87.3-91.1 178 10.6 8.9-12.7
55-64 1,828 1,640 88.7 86.8-90.4 188 11.3 9.6-13.2
65+ 2,417 2,018 82.1 80.1-83.9 399 17.9 16.1-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,258 884 65.7 61.6-69.5 374 34.3 30.5-38.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,647 2,240 82.8 80.5-84.8 407 17.2 15.2-19.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,149 1,990 90.9 88.7-92.8 159 9.1 7.2-11.3
College Graduate 2,617 2,479 94.2 92.8-95.3 138 5.8 4.7- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,039 797 71.7 67.4-75.6 242 28.3 24.4-32.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,302 1,034 74.2 70.3-77.8 268 25.8 22.2-29.7
$25,000- $34,999 980 850 81.6 77.2-85.3 130 18.4 14.7-22.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,217 1,123 90.9 88.2-93.0 94 9.1 7.0-11.8
$50,000+ 2,939 2,811 95.3 94.0-96.2 128 4.7 3.8- 6.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 692 625 90.1 85.4-93.3 67 9.9 6.7-14.6
Appalachia II 635 572 88.5 84.4-91.6 63 11.5 8.4-15.6
Appalachia III 482 423 87.4 83.1-90.8 59 12.6 9.2-16.9
Catawba 372 328 87.9 83.1-91.4 44 12.1 8.6-16.9
Edisto Savannah 1,029 875 82.5 79.1-85.5 154 17.5 14.5-20.9
Low Country 910 812 86.5 82.8-89.6 98 13.5 10.4-17.2
Palmetto 824 736 86.8 83.4-89.7 88 13.2 10.3-16.6
Pee Dee 712 584 78.2 73.4-82.4 128 21.8 17.6-26.6
Trident 1,001 906 88.1 84.8-90.8 95 11.9 9.2-15.2
Upper Savannah 569 499 84.6 79.0-89.0 70 15.4 11.0-21.0
Waccamaw 918 800 84.4 80.6-87.5 118 15.6 12.5-19.4
Wateree 458 385 78.6 72.5-83.7 73 21.4 16.3-27.5
Region***
Region I 1,261 1,124 87.6 84.2-90.4 137 12.4 9.6-15.8
Region II 1,117 995 88.0 85.1-90.4 122 12.0 9.6-14.9
Region III 1,196 1,064 87.2 84.5-89.5 132 12.8 10.5-15.5
Region IV 1,170 969 78.4 74.7-81.7 201 21.6 18.3-25.3
Region V 1,029 875 82.5 79.1-85.5 154 17.5 14.5-20.9
Region VI 918 800 84.4 80.6-87.5 118 15.6 12.5-19.4
Region VII 1,001 906 88.1 84.8-90.8 95 11.9 9.2-15.2
Region VIII 910 812 86.5 82.8-89.6 98 13.5 10.4-17.2

#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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