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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,167 1,298 13.7 12.5-15.0 8,869 86.3 85.0-87.5
GENDER
Male 3,698 359 11.1 9.4-13.0 3,339 88.9 87.0-90.6
Female 6,469 939 16.1 14.5-17.8 5,530 83.9 82.2-85.5
RACE
White 6,658 803 13.6 12.1-15.2 5,855 86.4 84.8-87.9
African American 2,706 360 13.6 11.3-16.3 2,346 86.4 83.7-88.7
Other 485 79 13.0 8.9-18.5 406 87.0 81.5-91.1
HISPANIC
Yes 178 21 11.2 4.9-23.6 157 88.8 76.4-95.1
No 9,727 1,233 13.6 12.4-14.9 8,494 86.4 85.1-87.6
AGE
18-24 321 63 21.6 15.8-28.8 258 78.4 71.2-84.2
25-34 858 97 13.0 9.9-17.0 761 87.0 83.0-90.1
35-44 1,379 160 11.7 9.4-14.6 1,219 88.3 85.4-90.6
45-54 2,029 259 12.9 10.8-15.3 1,770 87.1 84.7-89.2
55-64 2,274 337 14.7 12.7-17.0 1,937 85.3 83.0-87.3
65+ 3,306 382 11.7 10.2-13.4 2,924 88.3 86.6-89.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,385 233 17.3 14.0-21.2 1,152 82.7 78.8-86.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,419 480 15.5 13.3-18.1 2,939 84.5 81.9-86.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,458 311 14.2 11.8-16.9 2,147 85.8 83.1-88.2
College Graduate 2,883 273 9.8 8.2-11.8 2,610 90.2 88.2-91.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,224 227 19.3 15.9-23.3 997 80.7 76.7-84.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,667 249 14.2 11.3-17.8 1,418 85.8 82.2-88.7
$25,000- $34,999 1,094 143 15.4 11.2-20.7 951 84.6 79.3-88.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,309 144 14.4 11.0-18.7 1,165 85.6 81.3-89.0
$50,000+ 3,278 332 10.8 9.2-12.7 2,946 89.2 87.3-90.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 421 57 12.4 8.9-16.9 364 87.6 83.1-91.1
Appalachia II 686 97 16.2 12.3-20.9 589 83.8 79.1-87.7
Appalachia III 563 71 14.8 10.2-21.1 492 85.2 78.9-89.8
Catawba 262 34 13.8 9.1-20.5 228 86.2 79.5-90.9
Edisto Savannah 1,237 161 13.2 10.6-16.3 1,076 86.8 83.7-89.4
Low Country 1,212 135 11.3 8.9-14.3 1,077 88.7 85.7-91.1
Palmetto 1,072 109 11.6 8.4-15.8 963 88.4 84.2-91.6
Pee Dee 675 99 15.8 12.1-20.5 576 84.2 79.5-87.9
Trident 1,194 162 13.5 10.4-17.2 1,032 86.5 82.8-89.6
Upper Savannah 928 110 13.6 9.8-18.4 818 86.4 81.6-90.2
Waccamaw 1,243 161 14.7 11.4-18.8 1,082 85.3 81.2-88.6
Wateree 556 82 13.1 9.4-17.8 474 86.9 82.2-90.6
Region***
Region I 1,349 167 12.9 10.3-16.1 1,182 87.1 83.9-89.7
Region II 1,249 168 15.6 12.5-19.3 1,081 84.4 80.7-87.5
Region III 1,334 143 12.3 9.5-15.8 1,191 87.7 84.2-90.5
Region IV 1,231 181 14.7 12.0-18.1 1,050 85.3 81.9-88.0
Region V 1,237 161 13.2 10.6-16.3 1,076 86.8 83.7-89.4
Region VI 1,243 161 14.7 11.4-18.8 1,082 85.3 81.2-88.6
Region VII 1,194 162 13.5 10.4-17.2 1,032 86.5 82.8-89.6
Region VIII 1,212 135 11.3 8.9-14.3 1,077 88.7 85.7-91.1

#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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