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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Disability

Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,976 2,216 20.1 19.1-21.2 6,760 79.9 78.8-80.9
GENDER
Male 3,468 834 18.8 17.3-20.5 2,634 81.2 79.5-82.7
Female 5,508 1,382 21.3 20.0-22.7 4,126 78.7 77.3-80.0
RACE
White 6,803 1,749 21.4 20.2-22.6 5,054 78.6 77.4-79.8
African American 1,849 386 17.2 15.0-19.6 1,463 82.8 80.4-85.0
Other 244 56 16.4 11.5-22.8 188 83.6 77.2-88.5
HISPANIC
Yes 179 34 11.1 7.1-16.8 145 88.9 83.2-92.9
No 8,622 2,128 20.3 19.2-21.4 6,494 79.7 78.6-80.8
AGE
18-24 337 39 11.3 7.8-16.2 298 88.7 83.8-92.2
25-34 945 96 9.4 7.4-11.8 849 90.6 88.2-92.6
35-44 1,436 258 17.7 15.4-20.4 1,178 82.3 79.6-84.6
45-54 1,815 465 22.8 20.6-25.2 1,350 77.2 74.8-79.4
55-64 1,878 581 31.0 28.5-33.6 1,297 69.0 66.4-71.5
65+ 2,478 767 29.2 27.1-31.4 1,711 70.8 68.6-72.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,308 447 29.2 26.0-32.6 861 70.8 67.4-74.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,757 722 21.4 19.5-23.4 2,035 78.6 76.6-80.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,215 562 20.4 18.4-22.5 1,653 79.6 77.5-81.6
College Graduate 2,669 481 14.3 12.7-16.0 2,188 85.7 84.0-87.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,068 459 38.0 34.1-42.0 609 62.0 58.0-65.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,346 431 26.4 23.4-29.7 915 73.6 70.3-76.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,011 248 19.1 16.2-22.3 763 80.9 77.7-83.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,249 281 20.0 17.3-23.0 968 80.0 77.0-82.7
$50,000+ 3,004 458 12.7 11.3-14.2 2,546 87.3 85.8-88.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 704 210 24.0 20.5-27.9 494 76.0 72.1-79.5
Appalachia II 651 149 17.7 14.7-21.2 502 82.3 78.8-85.3
Appalachia III 495 118 20.2 16.3-24.7 377 79.8 75.3-83.7
Catawba 383 93 21.7 17.2-27.1 290 78.3 72.9-82.8
Edisto Savannah 1,065 281 22.6 19.7-25.8 784 77.4 74.2-80.3
Low Country 938 214 17.0 14.4-20.1 724 83.0 79.9-85.6
Palmetto 843 177 17.5 14.8-20.7 666 82.5 79.3-85.2
Pee Dee 741 185 19.9 16.9-23.4 556 80.1 76.6-83.1
Trident 1,037 233 20.0 17.1-23.2 804 80.0 76.8-82.9
Upper Savannah 581 154 22.9 19.0-27.3 427 77.1 72.7-81.0
Waccamaw 947 269 24.7 21.5-28.0 678 75.3 72.0-78.5
Wateree 477 111 18.2 14.7-22.3 366 81.8 77.7-85.3
Region***
Region I 1,285 364 23.5 20.9-26.4 921 76.5 73.6-79.1
Region II 1,146 267 18.8 16.3-21.6 879 81.2 78.4-83.7
Region III 1,226 270 18.9 16.4-21.6 956 81.1 78.4-83.6
Region IV 1,218 296 19.3 16.9-21.9 922 80.7 78.1-83.1
Region V 1,065 281 22.6 19.7-25.8 784 77.4 74.2-80.3
Region VI 947 269 24.7 21.5-28.0 678 75.3 72.0-78.5
Region VII 1,037 233 20.0 17.1-23.2 804 80.0 76.8-82.9
Region VIII 938 214 17.0 14.4-20.1 724 83.0 79.9-85.6

#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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