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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 8,578 1,773 19.1 18.0-20.2 6,805 80.9 79.8-82.0
GENDER
Male 3,310 678 17.8 16.3-19.5 2,632 82.2 80.5-83.7
Female 5,268 1,095 20.2 18.8-21.6 4,173 79.8 78.4-81.2
RACE
White 6,554 1,370 19.9 18.7-21.1 5,184 80.1 78.9-81.3
African American 1,720 355 18.1 15.9-20.5 1,365 81.9 79.5-84.1
Other 232 33 12.3 7.6-19.3 199 87.7 80.7-92.4
HISPANIC
Yes 174 30 12.6 8.3-18.6 144 87.4 81.4-91.7
No 8,243 1,710 19.3 18.2-20.4 6,533 80.7 79.6-81.8
AGE
18-24 315 48 13.9 10.0-19.1 267 86.1 80.9-90.0
25-34 908 154 14.8 12.4-17.6 754 85.2 82.4-87.6
35-44 1,384 264 17.7 15.4-20.3 1,120 82.3 79.7-84.6
45-54 1,740 397 22.5 20.2-25.0 1,343 77.5 75.0-79.8
55-64 1,798 398 21.7 19.6-24.1 1,400 78.3 75.9-80.4
65+ 2,358 499 22.7 20.6-24.9 1,859 77.3 75.1-79.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,230 254 19.7 16.9-22.9 976 80.3 77.1-83.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,617 479 18.1 16.1-20.2 2,138 81.9 79.8-83.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,125 442 17.0 15.2-19.0 1,683 83.0 81.0-84.8
College Graduate 2,578 595 21.6 19.6-23.6 1,983 78.4 76.4-80.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,022 193 16.6 14.0-19.7 829 83.4 80.3-86.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,287 265 19.3 16.4-22.6 1,022 80.7 77.4-83.6
$25,000- $34,999 971 185 16.4 13.7-19.6 786 83.6 80.4-86.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,199 277 21.6 18.8-24.7 922 78.4 75.3-81.2
$50,000+ 2,910 653 20.7 18.9-22.5 2,257 79.3 77.5-81.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 688 113 15.3 12.1-19.3 575 84.7 80.7-87.9
Appalachia II 628 116 17.0 14.0-20.6 512 83.0 79.4-86.0
Appalachia III 477 90 16.2 12.8-20.4 387 83.8 79.6-87.2
Catawba 366 60 14.8 11.2-19.3 306 85.2 80.7-88.8
Edisto Savannah 1,012 230 20.4 17.6-23.5 782 79.6 76.5-82.4
Low Country 897 192 21.6 18.2-25.5 705 78.4 74.5-81.8
Palmetto 809 214 23.4 20.2-27.0 595 76.6 73.0-79.8
Pee Dee 705 156 21.5 17.8-25.8 549 78.5 74.2-82.2
Trident 983 212 20.2 17.2-23.5 771 79.8 76.5-82.8
Upper Savannah 561 136 20.1 16.6-24.1 425 79.9 75.9-83.4
Waccamaw 902 148 15.2 12.6-18.2 754 84.8 81.8-87.4
Wateree 455 94 20.8 16.4-25.9 361 79.2 74.1-83.6
Region***
Region I 1,249 249 17.5 15.0-20.2 1,000 82.5 79.8-85.0
Region II 1,105 206 16.7 14.3-19.3 899 83.3 80.7-85.7
Region III 1,175 274 20.7 18.1-23.4 901 79.3 76.6-81.9
Region IV 1,160 250 21.2 18.3-24.5 910 78.8 75.5-81.7
Region V 1,012 230 20.4 17.6-23.5 782 79.6 76.5-82.4
Region VI 902 148 15.2 12.6-18.2 754 84.8 81.8-87.4
Region VII 983 212 20.2 17.2-23.5 771 79.8 76.5-82.8
Region VIII 897 192 21.6 18.2-25.5 705 78.4 74.5-81.8

#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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