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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Have Have not
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,442 4,209 65.5 63.7-67.3 2,233 34.5 32.7-36.3
GENDER
Male 2,319 1,478 64.7 61.6-67.6 841 35.3 32.4-38.4
Female 4,123 2,731 66.2 64.0-68.4 1,392 33.8 31.6-36.0
RACE
White 4,478 3,053 68.4 66.4-70.4 1,425 31.6 29.6-33.6
African American 1,479 891 59.8 55.4-64.1 588 40.2 35.9-44.6
Other 242 143 56.8 47.1-66.1 99 43.2 33.9-52.9
HISPANIC
Yes 91 53 57.3 40.6-72.5 38 42.7 27.5-59.4
No 6,138 4,052 66.3 64.4-68.1 2,086 33.7 31.9-35.6
AGE
45-54 1,065 535 53.9 49.3-58.4 530 46.1 41.6-50.7
55-64 2,166 1,401 66.7 63.6-69.6 765 33.3 30.4-36.4
65+ 3,211 2,273 71.1 68.8-73.4 938 28.9 26.6-31.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,046 569 51.2 46.6-55.8 477 48.8 44.2-53.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,175 1,369 62.6 59.3-65.9 806 37.4 34.1-40.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,445 994 67.3 63.4-70.9 451 32.7 29.1-36.6
College Graduate 1,767 1,274 74.2 71.0-77.2 493 25.8 22.8-29.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 856 469 54.4 49.1-59.6 387 45.6 40.4-50.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,084 667 58.7 53.9-63.2 417 41.3 36.8-46.1
$25,000- $34,999 716 483 68.8 63.8-73.4 233 31.2 26.6-36.2
$35,000- $49,999 810 546 68.7 63.2-73.7 264 31.3 26.3-36.8
$50,000+ 1,850 1,330 72.0 68.8-74.9 520 28.0 25.1-31.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 284 194 65.8 58.9-72.1 90 34.2 27.9-41.1
Appalachia II 445 301 67.1 60.9-72.8 144 32.9 27.2-39.1
Appalachia III 355 233 62.9 54.9-70.3 122 37.1 29.7-45.1
Catawba 155 111 67.3 57.1-76.1 44 32.7 23.9-42.9
Edisto Savannah 804 511 62.2 57.9-66.3 293 37.8 33.7-42.1
Low Country 789 518 68.3 64.0-72.4 271 31.7 27.6-36.0
Palmetto 637 457 72.0 66.0-77.3 180 28.0 22.7-34.0
Pee Dee 423 240 55.7 49.6-61.6 183 44.3 38.4-50.4
Trident 715 491 68.8 63.9-73.3 224 31.2 26.7-36.1
Upper Savannah 608 393 63.2 57.0-69.0 215 36.8 31.0-43.0
Waccamaw 827 511 61.8 57.6-65.9 316 38.2 34.1-42.4
Wateree 345 222 64.1 56.8-70.8 123 35.9 29.2-43.2
Region***
Region I 892 587 64.7 60.0-69.1 305 35.3 30.9-40.0
Region II 800 534 65.5 60.6-70.1 266 34.5 29.9-39.4
Region III 792 568 70.3 65.0-75.1 224 29.7 24.9-35.0
Region IV 768 462 59.0 54.4-63.5 306 41.0 36.5-45.6
Region V 804 511 62.2 57.9-66.3 293 37.8 33.7-42.1
Region VI 827 511 61.8 57.6-65.9 316 38.2 34.1-42.4
Region VII 715 491 68.8 63.9-73.3 224 31.2 26.7-36.1
Region VIII 789 518 68.3 64.0-72.4 271 31.7 27.6-36.0

#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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