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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Health Care Access

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,161 8,766 82.4 80.9-83.8 1,395 17.6 16.2-19.1
GENDER
Male 3,699 3,178 80.7 78.2-83.1 521 19.3 16.9-21.8
Female 6,462 5,588 84.0 82.2-85.6 874 16.0 14.4-17.8
RACE
White 6,659 6,002 86.5 84.9-88.0 657 13.5 12.0-15.1
African American 2,702 2,116 73.6 70.0-76.9 586 26.4 23.1-30.0
Other 485 385 75.3 67.2-82.0 100 24.7 18.0-32.8
HISPANIC
Yes 177 137 69.9 54.5-81.8 40 30.1 18.2-45.5
No 9,725 8,413 82.7 81.2-84.1 1,312 17.3 15.9-18.8
AGE
18-24 310 201 64.7 56.6-72.1 109 35.3 27.9-43.4
25-34 858 665 77.8 73.3-81.8 193 22.2 18.2-26.7
35-44 1,380 1,107 78.6 75.2-81.7 273 21.4 18.3-24.8
45-54 2,037 1,657 83.3 80.8-85.6 380 16.7 14.4-19.2
55-64 2,278 1,909 85.5 83.0-87.7 369 14.5 12.3-17.0
65+ 3,298 3,227 97.9 96.7-98.7 71 2.1 1.3- 3.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,380 1,078 69.2 64.1-73.9 302 30.8 26.1-35.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,416 2,773 74.1 71.1-76.9 643 25.9 23.1-28.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,456 2,166 84.3 81.2-87.0 290 15.7 13.0-18.8
College Graduate 2,888 2,729 94.7 93.1-96.0 159 5.3 4.0- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,225 894 67.4 62.5-71.9 331 32.6 28.1-37.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,666 1,267 63.1 58.2-67.8 399 36.9 32.2-41.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,095 928 78.0 72.4-82.7 167 22.0 17.3-27.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,313 1,164 84.0 79.5-87.7 149 16.0 12.3-20.5
$50,000+ 3,283 3,138 93.8 92.3-95.1 145 6.2 4.9- 7.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 420 369 80.4 73.3-86.0 51 19.6 14.0-26.7
Appalachia II 684 608 84.7 79.9-88.5 76 15.3 11.5-20.1
Appalachia III 564 493 83.3 77.3-88.0 71 16.7 12.0-22.7
Catawba 261 223 80.0 72.4-86.0 38 20.0 14.0-27.6
Edisto Savannah 1,244 1,068 82.9 79.2-86.1 176 17.1 13.9-20.8
Low Country 1,212 1,055 83.6 79.6-87.0 157 16.4 13.0-20.4
Palmetto 1,074 953 86.7 81.6-90.6 121 13.3 9.4-18.4
Pee Dee 674 552 76.0 70.5-80.7 122 24.0 19.3-29.5
Trident 1,192 1,051 84.9 80.3-88.6 141 15.1 11.4-19.7
Upper Savannah 924 798 81.9 76.2-86.4 126 18.1 13.6-23.8
Waccamaw 1,245 1,058 77.9 73.2-82.0 187 22.1 18.0-26.8
Wateree 555 449 77.6 70.4-83.5 106 22.4 16.5-29.6
Region***
Region I 1,344 1,167 81.1 76.6-84.9 177 18.9 15.1-23.4
Region II 1,248 1,101 84.1 80.5-87.2 147 15.9 12.8-19.5
Region III 1,335 1,176 84.5 80.4-87.9 159 15.5 12.1-19.6
Region IV 1,229 1,001 76.6 72.4-80.4 228 23.4 19.6-27.6
Region V 1,244 1,068 82.9 79.2-86.1 176 17.1 13.9-20.8
Region VI 1,245 1,058 77.9 73.2-82.0 187 22.1 18.0-26.8
Region VII 1,192 1,051 84.9 80.3-88.6 141 15.1 11.4-19.7
Region VIII 1,212 1,055 83.6 79.6-87.0 157 16.4 13.0-20.4

#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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