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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Health Status

Would you say that in general your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

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  Total #
Respondents
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,124 1,626 20.0 18.6-21.6 2,918 32.2 30.6-33.8 3,315 31.6 30.0-33.1 1,449 10.5 9.6-11.4 816 5.7 5.1- 6.4
GENDER
Male 3,686 615 21.2 18.8-23.9 1,096 32.1 29.5-34.7 1,185 31.8 29.3-34.5 503 9.8 8.5-11.2 287 5.1 4.2- 6.1
Female 6,438 1,011 18.9 17.3-20.7 1,822 32.3 30.4-34.4 2,130 31.3 29.5-33.2 946 11.2 10.0-12.5 529 6.3 5.4- 7.3
RACE
White 6,636 1,216 21.4 19.6-23.2 2,184 35.8 33.9-37.8 2,009 28.6 26.8-30.4 767 9.2 8.2-10.3 460 5.0 4.3- 5.8
African American 2,693 309 16.0 13.4-19.1 565 24.2 21.2-27.5 1,039 39.6 36.2-43.2 542 13.4 11.4-15.7 238 6.7 5.3- 8.4
Other 486 79 23.5 16.6-32.2 123 30.7 23.2-39.4 167 31.0 24.6-38.4 66 8.5 5.8-12.1 51 6.2 4.0- 9.7
HISPANIC
Yes 177 30 27.9 16.1-43.7 45 30.4 19.5-44.0 65 30.0 20.7-41.3 26 8.7 4.8-15.2 11 3.0 1.5- 6.1
No 9,693 1,579 19.9 18.5-21.5 2,838 32.5 30.9-34.2 3,165 31.6 30.0-33.2 1,364 10.3 9.4-11.3 747 5.6 5.0- 6.3
AGE
18-24 321 73 30.3 22.9-38.9 116 35.1 27.7-43.3 104 29.4 23.2-36.5 24 4.9 2.6- 9.0 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
25-34 857 231 28.8 24.5-33.4 303 34.3 30.0-38.9 262 29.4 25.1-34.2 52 6.6 4.5- 9.5 9 0.9 0.2- 3.4
35-44 1,371 307 21.2 18.2-24.4 484 36.8 33.1-40.8 418 30.5 27.1-34.2 119 7.4 5.7- 9.5 43 4.0 2.5- 6.3
45-54 2,031 336 16.5 14.3-18.9 600 33.3 30.2-36.5 670 32.3 29.3-35.5 287 11.5 9.7-13.7 138 6.4 5.1- 8.2
55-64 2,278 348 15.4 13.4-17.7 586 27.7 25.0-30.6 742 34.8 31.8-37.9 377 13.2 11.4-15.2 225 8.9 7.3-10.9
65+ 3,266 331 10.6 9.1-12.3 829 26.2 24.1-28.3 1,119 32.6 30.4-34.9 590 18.0 16.1-20.1 397 12.6 11.0-14.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,360 90 10.6 7.1-15.3 175 16.5 12.6-21.2 453 33.4 29.1-37.9 319 20.5 17.1-24.3 323 19.1 16.1-22.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,400 391 16.5 14.0-19.4 868 26.7 24.2-29.4 1,253 36.8 34.0-39.7 622 14.2 12.4-16.2 266 5.7 4.6- 7.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,457 389 18.6 15.9-21.6 822 37.8 34.4-41.3 795 30.9 27.7-34.2 301 8.2 6.8- 9.8 150 4.6 3.4- 6.1
College Graduate 2,887 755 28.7 25.9-31.6 1,049 39.1 36.2-42.1 806 25.7 23.2-28.3 205 4.8 3.8- 6.0 72 1.8 1.2- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,213 80 10.2 7.3-14.0 166 15.0 11.9-18.7 367 30.4 25.9-35.3 339 25.3 21.4-29.7 261 19.1 15.9-22.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,658 154 13.6 10.1-18.1 321 21.5 17.7-25.8 623 37.9 33.7-42.3 351 17.0 14.1-20.4 209 10.0 7.9-12.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,090 126 11.2 8.6-14.4 307 30.8 26.3-35.7 418 40.4 35.0-46.0 163 9.8 7.9-12.2 76 7.8 5.0-12.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,312 188 16.2 12.8-20.4 441 36.6 31.9-41.6 463 33.0 28.7-37.5 177 11.7 9.3-14.6 43 2.5 1.6- 3.9
$50,000+ 3,283 863 27.7 25.3-30.3 1,303 40.4 37.8-43.0 900 26.4 24.1-28.7 173 4.5 3.6- 5.6 44 1.1 0.7- 1.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 420 65 16.4 12.3-21.5 126 35.3 29.0-42.1 140 32.4 26.9-38.4 55 11.0 7.9-15.1 34 4.9 3.3- 7.1
Appalachia II 680 124 18.6 14.7-23.3 210 33.5 28.3-39.1 202 29.2 24.2-34.7 79 11.3 8.4-15.1 65 7.3 5.3-10.1
Appalachia III 564 96 27.3 20.5-35.4 161 29.2 23.4-35.7 185 27.5 22.0-33.9 71 10.2 7.3-14.2 51 5.7 3.3- 9.9
Catawba 260 34 16.7 11.0-24.5 91 33.4 26.7-40.8 81 29.1 22.9-36.3 39 14.9 10.0-21.5 15 5.9 3.1-11.1
Edisto Savannah 1,237 192 19.4 16.2-23.1 340 28.1 24.7-31.8 416 34.8 30.8-39.1 186 12.0 10.0-14.4 103 5.6 4.4- 7.1
Low Country 1,210 259 23.5 20.1-27.3 363 32.9 28.9-37.1 364 29.4 25.8-33.2 154 9.6 7.8-11.7 70 4.7 3.3- 6.6
Palmetto 1,064 189 24.1 19.2-29.6 316 34.1 28.9-39.6 361 30.9 26.3-36.0 131 7.5 5.6- 9.8 67 3.5 2.4- 5.2
Pee Dee 673 84 16.3 12.2-21.5 156 25.3 20.7-30.5 242 35.1 30.0-40.4 107 13.8 10.7-17.7 84 9.5 7.0-12.7
Trident 1,186 223 22.7 19.1-26.7 379 34.7 30.5-39.2 366 31.1 27.0-35.5 151 8.0 6.0-10.6 67 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Upper Savannah 922 122 17.8 13.0-23.8 246 30.9 25.7-36.6 286 31.3 26.0-37.2 176 12.1 9.6-15.1 92 7.9 5.6-11.0
Waccamaw 1,241 156 13.4 10.9-16.4 349 33.7 29.7-38.0 449 36.0 31.8-40.4 187 10.2 8.4-12.5 100 6.6 5.0- 8.7
Wateree 552 71 15.9 11.6-21.3 158 31.4 25.9-37.5 178 35.7 29.2-42.6 94 10.8 8.2-14.1 51 6.2 4.3- 8.9
Region***
Region I 1,342 187 17.0 13.8-20.8 372 33.3 29.0-37.8 426 31.9 28.0-36.1 231 11.5 9.4-14.0 126 6.3 4.8- 8.1
Region II 1,244 220 22.2 18.4-26.6 371 31.7 27.8-36.0 387 28.5 24.7-32.6 150 10.9 8.7-13.5 116 6.7 5.0- 8.9
Region III 1,324 223 21.6 17.8-26.1 407 33.8 29.7-38.3 442 30.3 26.5-34.4 170 9.9 7.8-12.5 82 4.3 3.0- 6.2
Region IV 1,225 155 16.2 13.0-19.9 314 27.7 24.1-31.6 420 35.3 31.3-39.5 201 12.6 10.4-15.3 135 8.2 6.5-10.4
Region V 1,237 192 19.4 16.2-23.1 340 28.1 24.7-31.8 416 34.8 30.8-39.1 186 12.0 10.0-14.4 103 5.6 4.4- 7.1
Region VI 1,241 156 13.4 10.9-16.4 349 33.7 29.7-38.0 449 36.0 31.8-40.4 187 10.2 8.4-12.5 100 6.6 5.0- 8.7
Region VII 1,186 223 22.7 19.1-26.7 379 34.7 30.5-39.2 366 31.1 27.0-35.5 151 8.0 6.0-10.6 67 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Region VIII 1,210 259 23.5 20.1-27.3 363 32.9 28.9-37.1 364 29.4 25.8-33.2 154 9.6 7.8-11.7 70 4.7 3.3- 6.6

#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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