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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,991 5,955 57.0 55.2-58.7 1,950 21.6 20.1-23.1 2,086 21.4 20.0-22.9
GENDER
Male 3,633 1,999 53.8 50.9-56.6 856 25.1 22.6-27.7 778 21.1 18.9-23.6
Female 6,358 3,956 59.9 57.8-62.0 1,094 18.3 16.7-20.1 1,308 21.7 20.0-23.6
RACE
White 6,580 4,100 59.9 57.9-61.9 1,207 20.2 18.5-22.0 1,273 19.9 18.3-21.6
African American 2,628 1,481 54.5 50.9-58.1 547 23.0 19.8-26.5 600 22.5 19.7-25.6
Other 475 248 45.0 37.2-53.1 119 27.5 20.7-35.6 108 27.5 20.3-36.0
HISPANIC
Yes 176 87 41.5 29.5-54.7 53 33.7 22.3-47.3 36 24.8 15.0-38.2
No 9,558 5,768 57.8 56.0-59.6 1,830 21.1 19.6-22.7 1,960 21.1 19.6-22.6
AGE
18-24 311 137 40.1 32.4-48.3 97 34.6 27.2-42.9 77 25.3 18.8-33.2
25-34 839 451 49.6 44.7-54.5 191 24.6 20.4-29.3 197 25.8 21.6-30.5
35-44 1,358 797 59.1 55.2-62.9 293 21.3 18.2-24.8 268 19.6 16.7-22.8
45-54 1,995 1,297 64.8 61.7-67.9 359 17.7 15.3-20.4 339 17.4 15.1-20.0
55-64 2,232 1,486 67.8 64.8-70.8 350 15.2 12.9-17.8 396 17.0 14.8-19.4
65+ 3,256 1,787 54.8 52.3-57.2 660 20.7 18.7-22.7 809 24.5 22.5-26.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,349 562 42.2 37.4-47.1 373 29.5 25.0-34.5 414 28.3 24.4-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,341 1,894 51.2 48.2-54.3 720 26.2 23.4-29.4 727 22.5 20.1-25.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,433 1,561 60.2 56.6-63.7 430 18.6 16.0-21.6 442 21.2 18.1-24.6
College Graduate 2,851 1,932 65.9 62.9-68.7 423 16.2 14.0-18.7 496 17.9 15.7-20.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,203 637 50.0 45.1-54.9 280 26.9 22.4-31.8 286 23.1 19.4-27.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,624 879 48.2 43.6-52.7 379 26.2 22.0-30.8 366 25.7 21.6-30.2
$25,000- $34,999 1,079 639 55.1 49.6-60.5 210 19.5 15.2-24.8 230 25.4 20.9-30.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,293 818 59.9 55.1-64.6 249 22.9 19.1-27.2 226 17.1 13.9-21.0
$50,000+ 3,249 2,172 64.6 61.9-67.2 525 18.1 16.0-20.4 552 17.3 15.4-19.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 418 260 62.4 56.1-68.3 78 19.7 15.0-25.3 80 18.0 13.8-23.0
Appalachia II 674 391 53.4 47.7-59.0 138 23.5 18.8-28.8 145 23.1 18.6-28.4
Appalachia III 553 333 60.7 53.3-67.7 112 19.2 14.0-25.9 108 20.1 14.7-26.8
Catawba 258 151 56.6 48.6-64.3 63 29.7 22.3-38.2 44 13.7 9.9-18.8
Edisto Savannah 1,223 739 57.1 52.9-61.2 225 19.8 16.6-23.4 259 23.1 19.6-27.0
Low Country 1,187 737 57.7 53.3-61.8 230 22.3 18.7-26.5 220 20.0 16.9-23.5
Palmetto 1,055 655 57.8 52.0-63.3 198 19.7 15.5-24.7 202 22.6 17.8-28.2
Pee Dee 665 379 53.2 47.6-58.8 129 21.9 17.6-27.0 157 24.8 20.2-30.2
Trident 1,168 701 60.7 55.9-65.2 228 20.8 16.7-25.6 239 18.5 15.5-22.0
Upper Savannah 913 535 53.9 48.1-59.5 185 20.0 15.6-25.3 193 26.1 21.1-31.9
Waccamaw 1,224 695 51.7 47.3-56.0 245 24.6 20.8-28.9 284 23.7 20.2-27.6
Wateree 546 339 61.8 54.9-68.2 93 16.7 12.5-21.8 114 21.6 15.8-28.6
Region***
Region I 1,331 795 58.5 54.2-62.7 263 19.8 16.5-23.6 273 21.7 18.3-25.5
Region II 1,227 724 56.4 51.9-60.8 250 21.7 18.1-25.8 253 21.9 18.3-25.9
Region III 1,313 806 57.4 52.7-61.9 261 22.9 19.1-27.3 246 19.7 16.1-23.8
Region IV 1,211 718 56.6 52.2-60.8 222 19.9 16.7-23.5 271 23.6 19.9-27.7
Region V 1,223 739 57.1 52.9-61.2 225 19.8 16.6-23.4 259 23.1 19.6-27.0
Region VI 1,224 695 51.7 47.3-56.0 245 24.6 20.8-28.9 284 23.7 20.2-27.6
Region VII 1,168 701 60.7 55.9-65.2 228 20.8 16.7-25.6 239 18.5 15.5-22.0
Region VIII 1,187 737 57.7 53.3-61.8 230 22.3 18.7-26.5 220 20.0 16.9-23.5

#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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