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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Veteran Status

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,000 1,504 15.8 14.8-16.8 7,496 84.2 83.2-85.2
GENDER
Male 3,472 1,387 30.6 28.7-32.6 2,085 69.4 67.4-71.3
Female 5,528 117 2.2 1.7- 2.8 5,411 97.8 97.2-98.3
RACE
White 6,823 1,226 16.1 15.1-17.2 5,597 83.9 82.8-84.9
African American 1,848 214 13.8 11.7-16.3 1,634 86.2 83.7-88.3
Other 245 48 21.1 14.8-29.0 197 78.9 71.0-85.2
HISPANIC
Yes 180 23 10.1 6.1-16.2 157 89.9 83.8-93.9
No 8,641 1,448 15.9 14.9-16.9 7,193 84.1 83.1-85.1
AGE
18-24 337 14 3.8 1.9- 7.6 323 96.2 92.4-98.1
25-34 945 72 8.1 6.2-10.6 873 91.9 89.4-93.8
35-44 1,430 153 13.8 11.5-16.5 1,277 86.2 83.5-88.5
45-54 1,818 182 13.7 11.5-16.2 1,636 86.3 83.8-88.5
55-64 1,888 437 26.6 24.1-29.2 1,451 73.4 70.8-75.9
65+ 2,494 640 27.7 25.6-29.9 1,854 72.3 70.1-74.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,323 144 9.8 8.0-12.1 1,179 90.2 87.9-92.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,756 423 14.8 13.1-16.6 2,333 85.2 83.4-86.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,220 445 20.2 18.0-22.6 1,775 79.8 77.4-82.0
College Graduate 2,672 489 16.1 14.4-18.0 2,183 83.9 82.0-85.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,074 86 9.2 6.9-12.2 988 90.8 87.8-93.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,351 210 12.7 10.7-15.1 1,141 87.3 84.9-89.3
$25,000- $34,999 1,009 187 16.0 13.3-19.1 822 84.0 80.9-86.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,251 240 17.6 15.0-20.6 1,011 82.4 79.4-85.0
$50,000+ 3,005 599 19.3 17.5-21.2 2,406 80.7 78.8-82.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 708 104 13.2 10.2-16.9 604 86.8 83.1-89.8
Appalachia II 653 90 11.7 9.3-14.6 563 88.3 85.4-90.7
Appalachia III 500 68 13.0 9.8-16.9 432 87.0 83.1-90.2
Catawba 382 69 17.5 13.5-22.3 313 82.5 77.7-86.5
Edisto Savannah 1,065 168 15.0 12.6-17.8 897 85.0 82.2-87.4
Low Country 937 175 18.8 15.8-22.4 762 81.2 77.6-84.2
Palmetto 849 144 18.3 15.3-21.9 705 81.7 78.1-84.7
Pee Dee 740 92 11.3 8.9-14.3 648 88.7 85.7-91.1
Trident 1,039 205 19.3 16.4-22.7 834 80.7 77.3-83.6
Upper Savannah 582 109 15.2 12.3-18.6 473 84.8 81.4-87.7
Waccamaw 950 176 17.3 14.2-20.8 774 82.7 79.2-85.8
Wateree 483 91 18.2 14.5-22.7 392 81.8 77.3-85.5
Region***
Region I 1,290 213 14.1 11.9-16.6 1,077 85.9 83.4-88.1
Region II 1,153 158 12.3 10.3-14.6 995 87.7 85.4-89.7
Region III 1,231 213 18.1 15.6-20.9 1,018 81.9 79.1-84.4
Region IV 1,223 183 14.1 12.0-16.6 1,040 85.9 83.4-88.0
Region V 1,065 168 15.0 12.6-17.8 897 85.0 82.2-87.4
Region VI 950 176 17.3 14.2-20.8 774 82.7 79.2-85.8
Region VII 1,039 205 19.3 16.4-22.7 834 80.7 77.3-83.6
Region VIII 937 175 18.8 15.8-22.4 762 81.2 77.6-84.2

#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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