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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Veteran Status

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,190 1,503 14.9 13.8-16.1 8,687 85.1 83.9-86.2
GENDER
Male 3,708 1,382 28.5 26.4-30.8 2,326 71.5 69.2-73.6
Female 6,482 121 2.3 1.8- 3.0 6,361 97.7 97.0-98.2
RACE
White 6,673 1,079 14.8 13.5-16.1 5,594 85.2 83.9-86.5
African American 2,714 307 14.7 12.4-17.4 2,407 85.3 82.6-87.6
Other 485 81 17.1 12.4-23.2 404 82.9 76.8-87.6
HISPANIC
Yes 177 21 14.1 7.6-24.9 156 85.9 75.1-92.4
No 9,750 1,454 15.0 13.9-16.2 8,296 85.0 83.8-86.1
AGE
18-24 320 11 2.9 1.4- 6.1 309 97.1 93.9-98.6
25-34 856 70 9.7 7.1-13.0 786 90.3 87.0-92.9
35-44 1,379 118 13.2 10.5-16.4 1,261 86.8 83.6-89.5
45-54 2,036 181 10.9 9.0-13.2 1,855 89.1 86.8-91.0
55-64 2,283 365 23.0 20.2-26.2 1,918 77.0 73.8-79.8
65+ 3,316 758 26.7 24.5-28.9 2,558 73.3 71.1-75.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,394 130 8.0 6.1-10.6 1,264 92.0 89.4-93.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,420 452 13.1 11.4-15.0 2,968 86.9 85.0-88.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,465 407 17.0 14.7-19.5 2,058 83.0 80.5-85.3
College Graduate 2,889 510 17.6 15.4-19.9 2,379 82.4 80.1-84.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,229 94 9.4 7.0-12.4 1,135 90.6 87.6-93.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,668 231 12.1 9.9-14.8 1,437 87.9 85.2-90.1
$25,000- $34,999 1,095 177 15.8 12.7-19.5 918 84.2 80.5-87.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,314 273 18.9 15.9-22.2 1,041 81.1 77.8-84.1
$50,000+ 3,285 570 17.3 15.3-19.4 2,715 82.7 80.6-84.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 420 64 14.3 10.6-18.9 356 85.7 81.1-89.4
Appalachia II 687 95 13.9 10.5-18.2 592 86.1 81.8-89.5
Appalachia III 566 79 14.1 10.2-19.2 487 85.9 80.8-89.8
Catawba 262 47 15.8 11.3-21.8 215 84.2 78.2-88.7
Edisto Savannah 1,246 160 12.3 10.1-15.0 1,086 87.7 85.0-89.9
Low Country 1,216 204 19.2 16.2-22.6 1,012 80.8 77.4-83.8
Palmetto 1,074 168 13.6 10.7-17.3 906 86.4 82.7-89.3
Pee Dee 675 73 12.4 9.3-16.4 602 87.6 83.6-90.7
Trident 1,195 196 18.3 15.2-21.8 999 81.7 78.2-84.8
Upper Savannah 929 139 12.4 9.3-16.4 790 87.6 83.6-90.7
Waccamaw 1,247 175 13.2 11.0-15.9 1,072 86.8 84.1-89.0
Wateree 557 88 20.0 15.4-25.6 469 80.0 74.4-84.6
Region***
Region I 1,349 203 13.4 10.9-16.4 1,146 86.6 83.6-89.1
Region II 1,253 174 14.0 11.3-17.1 1,079 86.0 82.9-88.7
Region III 1,336 215 14.4 11.8-17.4 1,121 85.6 82.6-88.2
Region IV 1,232 161 15.4 12.7-18.6 1,071 84.6 81.4-87.3
Region V 1,246 160 12.3 10.1-15.0 1,086 87.7 85.0-89.9
Region VI 1,247 175 13.2 11.0-15.9 1,072 86.8 84.1-89.0
Region VII 1,195 196 18.3 15.2-21.8 999 81.7 78.2-84.8
Region VIII 1,216 204 19.2 16.2-22.6 1,012 80.8 77.4-83.8

#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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