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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 9,785 8,609 81.9 80.3-83.4 1,176 18.1 16.6-19.7
GENDER
Male 3,572 3,114 81.9 79.4-84.2 458 18.1 15.8-20.6
Female 6,213 5,495 81.9 79.8-83.8 718 18.1 16.2-20.2
RACE
White 6,462 5,860 85.3 83.4-86.9 602 14.7 13.1-16.6
African American 2,557 2,097 74.5 71.0-77.7 460 25.5 22.3-29.0
Other 472 394 76.5 68.2-83.1 78 23.5 16.9-31.8
HISPANIC
Yes 174 139 71.2 56.0-82.8 35 28.8 17.2-44.0
No 9,366 8,255 82.2 80.6-83.7 1,111 17.8 16.3-19.4
AGE
18-24 283 110 42.7 34.3-51.6 173 57.3 48.4-65.7
25-34 809 558 72.2 67.7-76.4 251 27.8 23.6-32.3
35-44 1,329 1,092 81.6 78.0-84.7 237 18.4 15.3-22.0
45-54 1,966 1,755 90.3 88.3-92.0 211 9.7 8.0-11.7
55-64 2,219 2,088 95.2 93.9-96.3 131 4.8 3.7- 6.1
65+ 3,179 3,006 93.8 92.2-95.1 173 6.2 4.9- 7.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,300 1,083 70.7 65.0-75.7 217 29.3 24.3-35.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,268 2,771 77.6 74.7-80.3 497 22.4 19.7-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,375 2,105 80.6 77.1-83.7 270 19.4 16.3-22.9
College Graduate 2,826 2,634 91.8 89.7-93.5 192 8.2 6.5-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,165 968 74.4 69.1-79.0 197 25.6 21.0-30.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,598 1,338 73.9 69.2-78.2 260 26.1 21.8-30.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,060 916 78.9 73.9-83.3 144 21.1 16.7-26.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,274 1,130 81.3 76.2-85.6 144 18.7 14.4-23.8
$50,000+ 3,213 2,961 88.3 86.1-90.2 252 11.7 9.8-13.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 410 367 83.0 75.5-88.5 43 17.0 11.5-24.5
Appalachia II 664 586 82.5 77.0-87.0 78 17.5 13.0-23.0
Appalachia III 536 476 79.6 71.9-85.5 60 20.4 14.5-28.1
Catawba 256 224 83.9 76.2-89.4 32 16.1 10.6-23.8
Edisto Savannah 1,195 1,024 80.3 76.3-83.8 171 19.7 16.2-23.7
Low Country 1,170 1,033 81.3 76.6-85.2 137 18.7 14.8-23.4
Palmetto 1,024 937 86.2 81.1-90.1 87 13.8 9.9-18.9
Pee Dee 652 556 77.0 71.2-81.9 96 23.0 18.1-28.8
Trident 1,152 1,015 81.6 76.9-85.5 137 18.4 14.5-23.1
Upper Savannah 899 788 80.9 74.9-85.8 111 19.1 14.2-25.1
Waccamaw 1,203 1,069 80.5 75.9-84.4 134 19.5 15.6-24.1
Wateree 527 461 84.4 79.1-88.5 66 15.6 11.5-20.9
Region***
Region I 1,309 1,155 82.0 77.4-85.9 154 18.0 14.1-22.6
Region II 1,200 1,062 81.3 76.9-85.0 138 18.7 15.0-23.1
Region III 1,280 1,161 85.4 81.4-88.8 119 14.6 11.2-18.6
Region IV 1,179 1,017 79.8 75.8-83.4 162 20.2 16.6-24.2
Region V 1,195 1,024 80.3 76.3-83.8 171 19.7 16.2-23.7
Region VI 1,203 1,069 80.5 75.9-84.4 134 19.5 15.6-24.1
Region VII 1,152 1,015 81.6 76.9-85.5 137 18.4 14.5-23.1
Region VIII 1,170 1,033 81.3 76.6-85.2 137 18.7 14.8-23.4

#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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