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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 3 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,406 1,334 51.7 48.7-54.8 420 17.5 15.3-20.0 204 10.4 8.5-12.6 173 7.3 5.9- 9.0 275 13.1 11.1-15.3
GENDER
Male 2,406 1,334 51.7 48.7-54.8 420 17.5 15.3-20.0 204 10.4 8.5-12.6 173 7.3 5.9- 9.0 275 13.1 11.1-15.3
RACE
White 1,791 975 51.3 47.9-54.6 307 16.6 14.3-19.2 140 9.5 7.5-12.0 144 7.8 6.2- 9.7 225 14.8 12.4-17.6
African American 458 269 52.5 44.8-60.2 89 22.2 16.1-29.9 50 12.9 8.4-19.1 21 7.0 4.0-12.2 29 5.4 3.4- 8.4
Other 92 52 57.2 42.0-71.2 15 17.0 9.0-29.8 8 10.9 3.8-27.4 5 4.1 1.3-12.3 12 10.9 4.7-23.1
HISPANIC
Yes 34 21 66.9 43.3-84.3 6 15.2 5.1-37.6 1 3.4 0.5-21.0 2 5.5 1.3-20.9 4 9.0 2.4-28.1
No 2,320 1,283 51.5 48.4-54.5 406 17.7 15.4-20.2 198 10.3 8.4-12.6 168 7.4 6.0- 9.2 265 13.1 11.1-15.4
AGE
35-44 161 48 29.1 19.7-40.6 32 18.6 11.4-28.7 28 21.7 13.8-32.4 21 12.6 7.1-21.4 32 18.1 11.6-27.0
45-54 548 233 39.2 33.7-45.1 114 21.6 17.0-27.0 52 12.9 9.2-17.9 46 8.2 5.6-11.7 103 18.1 14.0-23.1
55-64 684 388 60.1 54.8-65.1 122 15.3 12.1-19.2 54 6.7 4.6- 9.6 44 5.4 3.6- 8.0 76 12.5 9.3-16.5
65+ 1,013 665 67.6 63.5-71.4 152 14.6 11.9-17.9 70 6.3 4.6- 8.5 62 5.9 4.3- 8.2 64 5.6 4.1- 7.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 303 161 53.0 44.3-61.5 55 17.7 12.2-25.0 29 11.0 6.4-18.5 22 5.1 2.9- 8.7 36 13.2 8.1-20.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 704 379 52.9 47.4-58.4 123 15.3 11.8-19.6 64 9.4 6.7-13.1 59 7.5 5.3-10.7 79 14.8 11.2-19.3
Some Post-H.S. 518 279 44.9 38.6-51.4 104 22.2 17.0-28.4 38 11.5 7.4-17.4 33 7.1 4.2-11.8 64 14.3 10.1-19.7
College Graduate 878 514 54.6 49.6-59.4 137 16.4 13.1-20.4 73 10.2 7.3-14.1 59 7.8 5.6-10.7 95 11.0 8.2-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 181 79 45.3 34.7-56.2 32 13.0 8.3-19.7 21 17.6 10.3-28.6 18 8.9 4.0-18.9 31 15.2 8.8-24.8
$15,000- $24,999 340 192 52.8 44.1-61.3 65 17.3 11.6-24.8 32 9.9 6.0-16.0 18 4.7 2.4- 8.9 33 15.3 9.9-23.1
$25,000- $34,999 245 126 43.4 34.5-52.7 44 19.1 12.3-28.3 27 13.0 7.0-22.9 17 6.3 3.5-11.2 31 18.2 11.1-28.3
$35,000- $49,999 355 192 50.9 43.5-58.4 63 18.4 12.9-25.4 26 6.4 3.8-10.6 31 9.4 5.9-14.6 43 14.9 10.2-21.2
$50,000+ 1,038 600 53.4 49.0-57.8 174 17.3 14.2-20.9 82 10.8 8.0-14.4 71 7.4 5.5- 9.9 111 11.1 8.6-14.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 132 71 49.8 40.0-59.6 22 17.1 11.1-25.4 16 15.2 8.6-25.3 9 7.3 3.7-14.0 14 10.6 5.9-18.3
Appalachia II 156 81 49.7 39.3-60.1 28 18.8 11.7-29.0 15 13.6 7.6-23.1 7 2.9 1.3- 6.6 25 15.0 9.0-23.8
Appalachia III 126 72 56.9 44.8-68.3 13 10.3 5.1-19.6 9 10.6 4.8-21.5 12 6.4 2.9-13.6 20 15.9 9.1-26.4
Catawba 68 36 49.3 35.3-63.4 12 17.0 9.0-29.8 8 14.7 7.0-28.1 5 6.8 2.2-19.1 7 12.3 5.3-25.9
Edisto Savannah 286 166 56.6 49.5-63.5 52 17.4 12.9-23.0 19 7.3 4.2-12.2 16 4.2 2.3- 7.4 33 14.5 9.8-21.1
Low Country 287 170 60.1 52.5-67.3 46 14.6 10.5-20.0 25 6.6 4.2-10.4 18 6.8 4.0-11.3 28 11.8 6.8-19.8
Palmetto 268 169 56.7 47.4-65.6 46 18.7 12.2-27.4 14 7.3 3.2-15.8 18 9.3 5.2-16.2 21 8.0 4.4-14.1
Pee Dee 120 56 44.7 34.3-55.6 23 17.5 10.9-26.7 18 17.5 10.2-28.4 9 6.3 3.0-12.5 14 14.0 7.9-23.6
Trident 289 164 50.4 42.7-58.0 46 14.6 10.0-20.8 25 8.5 5.1-13.6 20 10.0 6.0-16.1 34 16.6 11.1-24.0
Upper Savannah 238 131 54.4 44.7-63.8 44 23.0 15.1-33.4 17 4.4 2.4- 7.9 18 7.6 3.8-14.4 28 10.7 6.9-16.2
Waccamaw 298 160 50.1 42.9-57.2 54 20.8 15.2-27.8 25 9.1 5.3-15.2 27 10.1 6.3-15.7 32 9.9 6.3-15.1
Wateree 123 51 39.0 28.8-50.3 30 25.6 16.7-37.0 12 9.1 4.8-16.5 14 9.2 4.4-18.2 16 17.1 9.3-29.3
Region***
Region I 370 202 51.5 44.4-58.6 66 19.3 14.2-25.6 33 11.1 6.7-17.7 27 7.4 4.5-11.9 42 10.7 7.2-15.5
Region II 282 153 52.5 44.5-60.3 41 15.5 10.4-22.5 24 12.4 7.8-19.2 19 4.3 2.4- 7.5 45 15.3 10.5-21.8
Region III 336 205 54.0 46.1-61.7 58 18.0 12.7-25.0 22 10.0 5.8-16.6 23 8.4 4.9-13.9 28 9.6 5.8-15.4
Region IV 243 107 42.1 34.6-50.0 53 21.2 15.5-28.3 30 13.6 8.9-20.3 23 7.6 4.5-12.5 30 15.4 10.2-22.7
Region V 286 166 56.6 49.5-63.5 52 17.4 12.9-23.0 19 7.3 4.2-12.2 16 4.2 2.3- 7.4 33 14.5 9.8-21.1
Region VI 298 160 50.1 42.9-57.2 54 20.8 15.2-27.8 25 9.1 5.3-15.2 27 10.1 6.3-15.7 32 9.9 6.3-15.1
Region VII 289 164 50.4 42.7-58.0 46 14.6 10.0-20.8 25 8.5 5.1-13.6 20 10.0 6.0-16.1 34 16.6 11.1-24.0
Region VIII 287 170 60.1 52.5-67.3 46 14.6 10.5-20.0 25 6.6 4.2-10.4 18 6.8 4.0-11.3 28 11.8 6.8-19.8

*This question was asked of men over 40.

#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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