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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 10,106 624 4.2 3.8- 4.7 9,482 95.8 95.3-96.2
GENDER
Male 3,671 344 5.8 4.9- 6.7 3,327 94.2 93.3-95.1
Female 6,435 280 2.8 2.4- 3.3 6,155 97.2 96.7-97.6
RACE
White 6,639 434 4.5 3.9- 5.2 6,205 95.5 94.8-96.1
African American 2,682 125 3.1 2.4- 4.0 2,557 96.9 96.0-97.6
Other 479 34 3.2 2.0- 5.3 445 96.8 94.7-98.0
HISPANIC
Yes 175 12 2.8 1.3- 5.8 163 97.2 94.2-98.7
No 9,678 582 4.1 3.6- 4.6 9,096 95.9 95.4-96.4
AGE
18-24 320 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 319 99.9 99.1- 100
25-34 857 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 854 99.7 98.9-99.9
35-44 1,377 21 1.2 0.7- 2.3 1,356 98.8 97.7-99.3
45-54 2,019 76 4.0 3.0- 5.5 1,943 96.0 94.5-97.0
55-64 2,264 126 5.9 4.6- 7.5 2,138 94.1 92.5-95.4
65+ 3,269 397 13.0 11.4-14.8 2,872 87.0 85.2-88.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,354 177 11.0 8.8-13.6 1,177 89.0 86.4-91.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,396 184 4.4 3.5- 5.4 3,212 95.6 94.6-96.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,454 139 3.3 2.6- 4.2 2,315 96.7 95.8-97.4
College Graduate 2,881 120 2.4 1.8- 3.1 2,761 97.6 96.9-98.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,201 107 8.0 6.0-10.4 1,094 92.0 89.6-94.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,647 141 6.7 5.2- 8.6 1,506 93.3 91.4-94.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,091 71 4.7 3.5- 6.4 1,020 95.3 93.6-96.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,310 77 5.1 3.7- 7.1 1,233 94.9 92.9-96.3
$50,000+ 3,279 108 2.0 1.5- 2.6 3,171 98.0 97.4-98.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 420 30 5.5 3.5- 8.5 390 94.5 91.5-96.5
Appalachia II 680 57 6.0 4.3- 8.4 623 94.0 91.6-95.7
Appalachia III 563 42 3.6 2.3- 5.4 521 96.4 94.6-97.7
Catawba 261 14 3.9 2.2- 6.9 247 96.1 93.1-97.8
Edisto Savannah 1,233 78 5.8 4.3- 7.7 1,155 94.2 92.3-95.7
Low Country 1,204 62 4.2 3.2- 5.6 1,142 95.8 94.4-96.8
Palmetto 1,063 57 2.9 1.9- 4.3 1,006 97.1 95.7-98.1
Pee Dee 675 43 5.5 3.7- 8.0 632 94.5 92.0-96.3
Trident 1,185 49 2.1 1.4- 3.1 1,136 97.9 96.9-98.6
Upper Savannah 915 70 4.6 3.2- 6.5 845 95.4 93.5-96.8
Waccamaw 1,238 80 4.7 3.5- 6.3 1,158 95.3 93.7-96.5
Wateree 555 36 4.2 2.8- 6.2 519 95.8 93.8-97.2
Region***
Region I 1,335 100 5.1 3.7- 6.8 1,235 94.9 93.2-96.3
Region II 1,243 99 5.0 3.8- 6.5 1,144 95.0 93.5-96.2
Region III 1,324 71 3.2 2.3- 4.5 1,253 96.8 95.5-97.7
Region IV 1,230 79 5.0 3.7- 6.7 1,151 95.0 93.3-96.3
Region V 1,233 78 5.8 4.3- 7.7 1,155 94.2 92.3-95.7
Region VI 1,238 80 4.7 3.5- 6.3 1,158 95.3 93.7-96.5
Region VII 1,185 49 2.1 1.4- 3.1 1,136 97.9 96.9-98.6
Region VIII 1,204 62 4.2 3.2- 5.6 1,142 95.8 94.4-96.8

#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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