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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Mental Illness and Stigma

People are generally caring and sympathetic to people with mental illness.
Do you agree slightly or strongly, or disagree slightly or strongly?

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  Total #
Respondents
Agree strongly Agree slightly Neither agree/disagree Disagree slightly Disagree strongly
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,426 2,557 25.3 24.1-26.5 3,322 36.6 35.2-38.0 143 1.3 1.0- 1.6 2,322 25.4 24.1-26.7 1,082 11.4 10.5-12.4
GENDER
Male 3,564 1,031 26.6 24.6-28.7 1,406 39.5 37.2-41.9 63 1.4 1.0- 2.0 775 23.4 21.3-25.6 289 9.1 7.7-10.7
Female 5,862 1,526 24.1 22.6-25.5 1,916 34.0 32.3-35.7 80 1.1 0.8- 1.5 1,547 27.3 25.7-28.9 793 13.6 12.4-14.8
RACE
White 7,031 1,746 22.5 21.2-23.8 2,579 38.6 37.0-40.2 115 1.4 1.1- 1.8 1,828 27.0 25.6-28.5 763 10.4 9.5-11.5
African American 1,802 613 30.8 27.9-33.8 579 33.9 30.7-37.1 19 1.0 0.6- 1.6 357 21.1 18.3-24.1 234 13.4 11.2-15.9
Other 438 128 29.4 23.5-36.1 118 28.1 22.1-35.1 8 1.0 0.4- 2.7 113 27.1 21.2-33.9 71 14.4 10.4-19.7
HISPANIC
Yes 142 45 32.7 22.5-44.8 38 21.7 14.3-31.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 29 24.4 14.9-37.3 29 21.1 13.1-32.1
No 9,167 2,456 24.8 23.6-26.1 3,252 37.1 35.7-38.5 141 1.3 1.1- 1.6 2,274 25.6 24.3-26.9 1,044 11.2 10.3-12.2
AGE
18-24 327 71 24.7 19.1-31.2 131 38.2 31.9-44.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7 89 27.6 21.9-34.2 34 8.9 5.9-13.2
25-34 869 165 18.6 15.6-22.0 340 39.7 35.7-43.9 8 0.9 0.4- 1.9 251 28.3 24.6-32.2 105 12.6 9.8-16.0
35-44 1,452 294 20.7 18.2-23.4 575 39.2 36.0-42.5 15 0.9 0.5- 1.7 411 28.8 25.9-31.9 157 10.3 8.5-12.5
45-54 2,020 483 24.6 22.3-27.1 698 35.4 32.9-38.0 31 1.4 0.9- 2.1 528 24.7 22.5-27.0 280 14.0 12.1-16.0
55-64 2,082 552 27.0 24.7-29.5 686 33.8 31.3-36.4 32 1.8 1.1- 2.8 539 25.0 22.8-27.4 273 12.4 10.7-14.3
65+ 2,676 992 38.5 36.2-40.8 892 32.8 30.6-35.1 55 2.0 1.4- 2.7 504 17.8 16.1-19.7 233 8.9 7.7-10.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,102 440 38.5 34.2-43.1 322 27.4 23.6-31.6 20 1.7 0.9- 3.0 201 20.7 16.7-25.3 119 11.7 8.8-15.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,797 902 31.5 29.1-34.1 914 33.0 30.5-35.5 38 1.2 0.8- 1.8 598 21.2 19.1-23.5 345 13.1 11.3-15.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,405 568 20.4 18.3-22.6 843 36.9 34.2-39.8 45 1.6 1.1- 2.3 641 28.9 26.2-31.7 308 12.3 10.5-14.3
College Graduate 3,101 644 18.5 16.7-20.4 1,234 43.3 40.8-45.7 40 1.0 0.7- 1.5 877 28.4 26.3-30.7 306 8.8 7.5-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 876 309 34.7 30.3-39.4 242 27.8 23.7-32.3 8 0.9 0.4- 2.2 184 20.0 16.1-24.5 133 16.6 12.8-21.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,321 446 30.9 27.3-34.8 404 32.2 28.3-36.3 21 1.1 0.6- 2.1 283 22.0 18.7-25.7 167 13.8 11.0-17.2
$25,000- $34,999 1,074 316 26.6 23.2-30.3 339 32.6 28.6-36.9 18 1.0 0.6- 1.6 254 25.5 21.7-29.7 147 14.3 11.4-17.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,375 349 24.7 21.6-28.0 469 32.6 29.1-36.3 21 1.2 0.7- 2.0 353 28.0 24.5-31.9 183 13.5 10.9-16.6
$50,000+ 3,587 744 19.6 18.0-21.4 1,451 42.9 40.7-45.1 46 1.2 0.8- 1.8 1,018 28.1 26.2-30.1 328 8.2 7.1- 9.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 698 191 26.1 22.0-30.7 238 37.7 32.5-43.1 7 1.5 0.6- 3.6 175 22.9 19.3-26.9 87 11.9 9.3-15.1
Appalachia II 654 172 22.4 18.6-26.6 228 39.7 34.8-44.7 10 1.1 0.6- 2.0 176 28.0 23.6-32.8 68 8.9 6.7-11.8
Appalachia III 476 141 27.9 23.0-33.5 164 35.4 30.0-41.1 5 1.6 0.6- 3.9 105 22.7 18.1-28.1 61 12.4 8.6-17.6
Catawba 387 94 24.0 19.2-29.5 147 37.0 31.3-43.1 9 1.6 0.8- 3.1 89 26.6 21.1-33.1 48 10.8 7.8-14.8
Edisto Savannah 1,170 321 27.1 23.9-30.5 420 36.8 33.2-40.6 19 1.2 0.7- 1.9 299 25.5 22.2-29.0 111 9.4 7.5-11.8
Low Country 1,123 292 24.7 21.2-28.5 404 38.2 34.0-42.6 20 1.5 0.8- 2.9 271 23.9 20.4-27.7 136 11.7 9.0-15.1
Palmetto 781 198 24.3 20.6-28.3 253 33.2 29.1-37.6 8 0.8 0.4- 1.9 229 29.5 25.6-33.7 93 12.1 9.3-15.6
Pee Dee 734 214 27.0 23.4-31.1 248 34.1 29.9-38.4 8 0.7 0.4- 1.5 171 24.6 20.8-28.9 93 13.5 10.5-17.3
Trident 1,153 298 23.2 20.3-26.3 422 39.3 35.5-43.1 17 1.2 0.6- 2.3 287 25.0 21.9-28.4 129 11.4 9.1-14.2
Upper Savannah 553 160 27.5 23.0-32.6 188 35.5 30.5-40.8 11 1.8 0.9- 3.6 135 25.9 20.8-31.7 59 9.4 7.0-12.4
Waccamaw 1,150 310 26.3 22.9-30.1 439 39.1 35.3-43.1 18 1.9 1.0- 3.6 262 21.0 18.2-24.2 121 11.6 9.1-14.6
Wateree 457 144 30.6 25.4-36.5 140 31.1 25.8-36.9 6 0.8 0.3- 1.9 108 25.8 20.6-31.8 59 11.6 8.4-15.8
Region***
Region I 1,251 351 26.7 23.6-30.1 426 36.7 33.0-40.5 18 1.6 0.9- 2.9 310 24.2 21.1-27.6 146 10.8 8.9-12.9
Region II 1,130 313 24.7 21.6-28.1 392 37.8 34.2-41.6 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3 281 25.7 22.5-29.3 129 10.4 8.2-13.1
Region III 1,168 292 24.2 21.2-27.4 400 34.5 31.1-38.0 17 1.1 0.6- 1.8 318 28.6 25.4-32.1 141 11.7 9.5-14.3
Region IV 1,191 358 28.5 25.4-31.8 388 32.9 29.6-36.4 14 0.8 0.4- 1.3 279 25.1 21.9-28.5 152 12.8 10.5-15.5
Region V 1,170 321 27.1 23.9-30.5 420 36.8 33.2-40.6 19 1.2 0.7- 1.9 299 25.5 22.2-29.0 111 9.4 7.5-11.8
Region VI 1,150 310 26.3 22.9-30.1 439 39.1 35.3-43.1 18 1.9 1.0- 3.6 262 21.0 18.2-24.2 121 11.6 9.1-14.6
Region VII 1,153 298 23.2 20.3-26.3 422 39.3 35.5-43.1 17 1.2 0.6- 2.3 287 25.0 21.9-28.4 129 11.4 9.1-14.2
Region VIII 1,123 292 24.7 21.2-28.5 404 38.2 34.0-42.6 20 1.5 0.8- 2.9 271 23.9 20.4-27.7 136 11.7 9.0-15.1

#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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