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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 2,650 152 4.1 3.4- 5.0 2,498 95.9 95.0-96.6
GENDER
Male 2,650 152 4.1 3.4- 5.0 2,498 95.9 95.0-96.6
RACE
White 2,143 119 4.0 3.3- 5.0 2,024 96.0 95.0-96.7
African American 419 28 4.5 2.9- 6.9 391 95.5 93.1-97.1
Other 67 3 3.9 1.1-12.8 64 96.1 87.2-98.9
AGE
35-44 291 0 0.0 . - . 291 100 . - .
45-54 670 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 667 99.6 98.6-99.9
55-64 778 32 4.2 2.8- 6.1 746 95.8 93.9-97.2
65+ 911 117 11.8 9.6-14.5 794 88.2 85.5-90.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 418 32 5.0 3.2- 7.5 386 95.0 92.5-96.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 767 30 3.2 2.1- 4.7 737 96.8 95.3-97.9
Some Post-H.S. 602 27 3.6 2.4- 5.4 575 96.4 94.6-97.6
College Graduate 854 62 5.0 3.7- 6.8 792 95.0 93.2-96.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 15 4.4 2.4- 7.7 225 95.6 92.3-97.6
$15,000- $24,999 373 19 4.1 2.4- 7.0 354 95.9 93.0-97.6
$25,000- $34,999 312 26 6.5 4.3- 9.9 286 93.5 90.1-95.7
$35,000- $49,999 380 25 5.0 3.1- 8.0 355 95.0 92.0-96.9
$50,000+ 1,055 50 2.9 2.1- 4.0 1,005 97.1 96.0-97.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 228 10 4.0 2.0- 7.8 218 96.0 92.2-98.0
Appalachia II 203 6 1.7 0.7- 4.0 197 98.3 96.0-99.3
Appalachia III 139 12 7.0 3.9-12.2 127 93.0 87.8-96.1
Catawba 113 3 3.0 0.9- 9.1 110 97.0 90.9-99.1
Edisto Savannah 307 21 5.2 3.3- 8.0 286 94.8 92.0-96.7
Low Country 272 24 6.2 4.1- 9.4 248 93.8 90.6-95.9
Palmetto 225 11 4.2 2.3- 7.6 214 95.8 92.4-97.7
Pee Dee 194 12 5.6 3.0-10.2 182 94.4 89.8-97.0
Trident 304 15 3.2 1.8- 5.4 289 96.8 94.6-98.2
Upper Savannah 194 8 3.2 1.3- 7.5 186 96.8 92.5-98.7
Waccamaw 310 19 4.3 2.7- 6.7 291 95.7 93.3-97.3
Wateree 134 8 4.4 2.1- 9.1 126 95.6 90.9-97.9
Region***
Region I 422 18 3.6 2.1- 6.2 404 96.4 93.8-97.9
Region II 342 18 4.0 2.4- 6.4 324 96.0 93.6-97.6
Region III 338 14 3.8 2.2- 6.4 324 96.2 93.6-97.8
Region IV 328 20 5.1 3.1- 8.1 308 94.9 91.9-96.9
Region V 307 21 5.2 3.3- 8.0 286 94.8 92.0-96.7
Region VI 310 19 4.3 2.7- 6.7 291 95.7 93.3-97.3
Region VII 304 15 3.2 1.8- 5.4 289 96.8 94.6-98.2
Region VIII 272 24 6.2 4.1- 9.4 248 93.8 90.6-95.9

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

*This question was asked of men over 40.

#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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