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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 4,011 1,125 28.0 26.0-30.1 891 23.0 21.0-25.0 696 17.9 16.1-19.8 859 20.5 18.8-22.4 440 10.6 9.2-12.0
GENDER
Male 1,405 381 26.8 23.5-30.3 344 25.1 21.8-28.6 250 18.5 15.6-21.8 295 19.8 17.0-23.0 135 9.8 7.8-12.4
Female 2,606 744 29.1 26.6-31.6 547 21.2 19.0-23.6 446 17.4 15.4-19.7 564 21.2 19.0-23.5 305 11.1 9.5-13.0
RACE
White 2,902 752 27.0 24.7-29.3 625 21.4 19.3-23.7 517 18.1 16.0-20.3 659 21.7 19.7-23.9 349 11.8 10.2-13.7
African American 855 289 30.0 25.5-34.8 209 28.0 22.9-33.7 138 18.2 14.3-23.0 155 18.3 14.5-22.9 64 5.5 3.7- 8.0
Other 137 45 36.4 24.2-50.7 28 26.6 16.5-39.9 28 16.5 9.6-26.8 23 12.1 7.1-19.9 13 8.4 4.2-16.2
HISPANIC
Yes 51 17 42.9 21.7-67.1 8 21.7 9.0-43.8 12 16.6 7.2-33.8 10 12.8 5.5-26.9 4 6.0 1.5-21.0
No 3,863 1,076 27.7 25.7-29.8 859 22.8 20.9-24.9 674 18.1 16.3-20.1 830 20.8 19.0-22.7 424 10.6 9.2-12.1
AGE
45-54 528 161 26.7 21.6-32.5 129 26.0 20.9-31.8 96 20.3 15.2-26.4 90 15.8 11.8-21.0 52 11.3 7.6-16.5
55-64 1,352 361 27.1 23.7-30.8 308 23.0 19.7-26.7 224 17.8 14.9-21.1 297 21.2 18.2-24.5 162 10.9 8.9-13.3
65+ 2,131 603 29.4 26.8-32.2 454 21.5 19.1-24.1 376 17.0 14.9-19.3 472 22.1 19.8-24.6 226 9.9 8.3-11.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 528 180 34.0 28.2-40.3 119 22.6 18.0-28.1 80 16.8 12.4-22.3 106 19.3 14.6-25.2 43 7.3 4.7-11.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,290 353 26.6 23.3-30.3 283 23.7 20.2-27.5 246 20.3 17.1-23.9 260 19.0 16.1-22.3 148 10.4 8.3-12.9
Some Post-H.S. 956 258 26.6 22.8-30.8 221 25.6 21.5-30.3 163 16.9 13.7-20.6 205 20.6 17.3-24.3 109 10.3 7.9-13.2
College Graduate 1,231 330 28.2 24.5-32.1 268 20.7 17.6-24.2 206 16.9 13.7-20.6 287 22.3 19.1-25.8 140 12.0 9.4-15.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 432 135 33.1 26.4-40.6 104 25.2 19.2-32.5 64 15.8 11.2-21.8 74 13.8 10.0-18.8 55 12.1 8.1-17.6
$15,000- $24,999 632 191 27.9 23.3-33.1 138 23.3 18.6-28.7 104 16.9 12.6-22.3 132 23.3 18.6-28.9 67 8.6 5.9-12.3
$25,000- $34,999 455 121 21.9 17.4-27.3 98 23.7 18.0-30.6 78 20.1 15.2-26.2 105 22.9 18.0-28.6 53 11.3 8.0-15.8
$35,000- $49,999 527 133 24.0 19.4-29.4 133 25.7 20.8-31.3 93 17.6 13.0-23.2 109 20.4 15.8-25.9 59 12.4 8.7-17.3
$50,000+ 1,282 345 28.7 25.2-32.5 278 21.5 18.4-24.9 225 17.7 14.7-21.2 300 21.4 18.4-24.7 134 10.7 8.5-13.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 177 43 24.5 17.8-32.7 33 18.0 12.6-25.0 32 19.4 13.3-27.4 43 23.3 17.1-30.9 26 14.8 9.9-21.6
Appalachia II 287 82 28.6 21.7-36.7 66 23.1 17.1-30.4 50 20.0 14.1-27.6 62 19.9 14.8-26.2 27 8.4 5.2-13.3
Appalachia III 224 63 28.6 20.8-38.0 51 25.7 17.3-36.3 40 17.3 11.2-25.7 44 17.6 11.6-25.9 26 10.8 6.3-17.9
Catawba 109 27 23.9 16.0-34.0 22 20.6 13.0-30.9 23 21.1 13.6-31.2 27 24.6 16.4-35.2 10 9.9 4.5-20.1
Edisto Savannah 488 150 31.1 26.2-36.4 104 21.9 17.7-26.8 82 18.7 14.8-23.5 97 18.3 14.7-22.6 55 9.9 7.4-13.2
Low Country 492 123 26.4 21.5-31.9 99 21.2 16.6-26.6 96 17.9 14.3-22.1 120 23.1 19.0-27.8 54 11.4 8.5-15.1
Palmetto 445 127 28.5 22.8-35.0 107 26.1 20.4-32.7 66 15.0 10.2-21.6 91 20.3 15.3-26.5 54 10.1 6.6-15.1
Pee Dee 229 70 27.5 21.1-34.9 47 17.7 12.6-24.2 39 19.1 13.0-27.2 49 20.9 15.2-28.1 24 14.9 9.3-22.8
Trident 460 146 32.1 26.7-38.0 98 24.3 19.2-30.1 73 14.8 10.9-19.9 87 18.3 14.0-23.5 56 10.6 7.4-14.9
Upper Savannah 370 98 28.5 21.9-36.2 88 21.8 16.4-28.5 70 21.4 15.7-28.4 87 22.6 17.2-29.3 27 5.6 3.3- 9.6
Waccamaw 490 134 26.7 22.4-31.6 122 25.1 20.5-30.2 74 14.1 10.9-18.1 102 21.9 17.9-26.6 58 12.2 8.9-16.3
Wateree 210 53 25.0 18.4-33.1 49 24.4 17.7-32.6 40 20.6 14.3-28.8 48 20.4 14.9-27.5 20 9.5 5.6-15.7
Region***
Region I 547 141 26.3 21.4-31.8 121 19.7 15.7-24.4 102 20.3 15.9-25.5 130 23.0 18.6-28.0 53 10.8 7.7-14.9
Region II 511 145 28.6 23.3-34.6 117 24.0 19.0-30.0 90 19.0 14.5-24.5 106 19.1 15.0-23.9 53 9.3 6.5-13.1
Region III 554 154 26.9 22.2-32.2 129 24.2 19.4-29.6 89 17.1 12.8-22.4 118 21.8 17.3-27.1 64 10.0 6.9-14.4
Region IV 439 123 26.4 21.7-31.8 96 20.6 16.3-25.6 79 19.8 15.2-25.4 97 20.7 16.5-25.7 44 12.5 8.8-17.6
Region V 488 150 31.1 26.2-36.4 104 21.9 17.7-26.8 82 18.7 14.8-23.5 97 18.3 14.7-22.6 55 9.9 7.4-13.2
Region VI 490 134 26.7 22.4-31.6 122 25.1 20.5-30.2 74 14.1 10.9-18.1 102 21.9 17.9-26.6 58 12.2 8.9-16.3
Region VII 460 146 32.1 26.7-38.0 98 24.3 19.2-30.1 73 14.8 10.9-19.9 87 18.3 14.0-23.5 56 10.6 7.4-14.9
Region VIII 492 123 26.4 21.5-31.9 99 21.2 16.6-26.6 96 17.9 14.3-22.1 120 23.1 19.0-27.8 54 11.4 8.5-15.1

*This question was asked of men over 50.

#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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