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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,170 9,119 82.8 81.5-84.1 1,051 17.2 15.9-18.5
GENDER
Male 3,843 3,443 81.4 79.1-83.5 400 18.6 16.5-20.9
Female 6,327 5,676 84.1 82.5-85.5 651 15.9 14.5-17.5
RACE
White 7,487 6,853 86.5 85.2-87.8 634 13.5 12.2-14.8
African American 1,994 1,675 76.0 72.6-79.1 319 24.0 20.9-27.4
Other 477 398 72.1 65.1-78.2 79 27.9 21.8-34.9
HISPANIC
Yes 159 131 68.8 56.2-79.1 28 31.2 20.9-43.8
No 9,845 8,835 83.2 81.8-84.4 1,010 16.8 15.6-18.2
AGE
18-24 318 145 43.8 37.0-50.8 173 56.2 49.2-63.0
25-34 890 618 66.9 62.8-70.9 272 33.1 29.1-37.2
35-44 1,539 1,293 85.3 82.9-87.4 246 14.7 12.6-17.1
45-54 2,149 1,980 91.8 90.2-93.2 169 8.2 6.8- 9.8
55-64 2,255 2,154 95.4 94.3-96.4 101 4.6 3.6- 5.7
65+ 3,019 2,929 96.8 95.9-97.5 90 3.2 2.5- 4.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,291 1,103 74.8 70.0-79.1 188 25.2 20.9-30.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,056 2,659 78.0 75.3-80.5 397 22.0 19.5-24.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,551 2,294 84.3 81.7-86.5 257 15.7 13.5-18.3
College Graduate 3,241 3,035 89.6 87.6-91.2 206 10.4 8.8-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 985 857 78.3 72.9-82.9 128 21.7 17.1-27.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,441 1,234 77.3 73.3-80.9 207 22.7 19.1-26.7
$25,000- $34,999 1,135 987 78.6 74.4-82.2 148 21.4 17.8-25.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,457 1,324 83.3 79.3-86.6 133 16.7 13.4-20.7
$50,000+ 3,708 3,443 89.2 87.5-90.7 265 10.8 9.3-12.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 728 658 83.5 78.0-87.8 70 16.5 12.2-22.0
Appalachia II 685 620 83.4 78.3-87.4 65 16.6 12.6-21.7
Appalachia III 517 467 82.2 76.0-87.0 50 17.8 13.0-24.0
Catawba 416 363 78.2 71.5-83.6 53 21.8 16.4-28.5
Edisto Savannah 1,272 1,130 80.2 76.2-83.6 142 19.8 16.4-23.8
Low Country 1,207 1,105 83.0 78.4-86.8 102 17.0 13.2-21.6
Palmetto 835 760 86.7 82.8-89.8 75 13.3 10.2-17.2
Pee Dee 786 676 81.6 77.3-85.2 110 18.4 14.8-22.7
Trident 1,229 1,115 85.8 82.5-88.6 114 14.2 11.4-17.5
Upper Savannah 612 549 83.3 78.4-87.3 63 16.7 12.7-21.6
Waccamaw 1,259 1,135 81.7 77.7-85.0 124 18.3 15.0-22.3
Wateree 494 430 77.6 69.6-83.9 64 22.4 16.1-30.4
Region***
Region I 1,340 1,207 83.4 79.8-86.5 133 16.6 13.5-20.2
Region II 1,202 1,087 82.8 79.1-86.1 115 17.2 13.9-20.9
Region III 1,251 1,123 83.9 80.6-86.8 128 16.1 13.2-19.4
Region IV 1,280 1,106 80.0 75.9-83.4 174 20.0 16.6-24.1
Region V 1,272 1,130 80.2 76.2-83.6 142 19.8 16.4-23.8
Region VI 1,259 1,135 81.7 77.7-85.0 124 18.3 15.0-22.3
Region VII 1,229 1,115 85.8 82.5-88.6 114 14.2 11.4-17.5
Region VIII 1,207 1,105 83.0 78.4-86.8 102 17.0 13.2-21.6

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. 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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