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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5 or more yrs ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,660 7,202 68.0 66.2-69.7 1,081 13.3 12.1-14.7 659 9.5 8.4-10.8 652 8.6 7.6- 9.6 66 0.6 0.4- 0.9
GENDER
Male 3,665 2,576 62.6 59.7-65.3 433 14.1 12.1-16.3 299 11.7 9.9-13.9 333 11.0 9.3-12.8 24 0.7 0.4- 1.2
Female 5,995 4,626 72.9 70.9-74.9 648 12.7 11.2-14.3 360 7.5 6.3- 8.9 319 6.3 5.3- 7.6 42 0.5 0.3- 0.8
RACE
White 6,277 4,571 65.7 63.6-67.8 731 14.1 12.7-15.8 437 9.4 8.1-11.0 488 10.0 8.7-11.4 50 0.7 0.5- 1.1
African American 2,643 2,086 74.0 70.3-77.4 281 12.4 9.8-15.6 165 9.3 7.1-12.1 104 4.0 2.9- 5.5 7 0.2 0.1- 0.8
Other 466 316 62.2 54.6-69.2 50 11.6 7.4-17.8 47 12.9 8.7-18.6 48 12.2 7.8-18.4 5 1.1 0.4- 2.9
HISPANIC
Yes 154 105 60.3 47.0-72.3 14 15.4 7.6-28.6 15 10.2 4.9-19.9 17 12.0 5.6-24.1 3 2.1 0.6- 6.5
No 9,272 6,900 67.9 66.1-69.6 1,051 13.4 12.2-14.8 636 9.6 8.5-10.9 625 8.5 7.5- 9.6 60 0.6 0.4- 0.8
AGE
18-24 270 167 53.3 44.5-61.8 46 19.7 13.4-28.1 38 20.6 14.2-29.0 18 6.2 3.4-11.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
25-34 685 411 57.1 51.8-62.2 115 18.2 14.5-22.6 60 9.3 6.8-12.7 90 14.4 11.0-18.7 9 0.9 0.4- 2.1
35-44 1,228 767 61.5 57.3-65.5 188 15.5 12.6-18.9 129 11.8 9.2-15.0 135 10.5 8.3-13.2 9 0.6 0.3- 1.6
45-54 1,833 1,251 68.4 65.3-71.4 242 12.6 10.7-14.8 179 10.1 8.3-12.2 152 8.5 6.8-10.7 9 0.4 0.2- 1.0
55-64 2,337 1,774 75.8 73.0-78.4 247 9.4 7.8-11.3 147 6.6 5.2- 8.5 152 7.3 5.9- 9.1 17 0.8 0.4- 1.6
65+ 3,307 2,832 86.3 84.6-87.8 243 7.1 6.0- 8.3 106 3.0 2.4- 3.9 105 3.1 2.3- 4.1 21 0.5 0.3- 0.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,327 1,027 70.4 65.6-74.9 120 11.7 8.7-15.6 74 7.6 5.1-11.2 97 9.7 7.3-12.9 9 0.6 0.2- 1.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,026 2,208 64.0 60.6-67.4 343 13.9 11.5-16.7 238 12.5 10.2-15.4 214 8.9 7.1-11.0 23 0.7 0.4- 1.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,434 1,797 69.5 66.2-72.6 285 11.9 10.0-14.2 162 8.4 6.5-10.6 171 9.3 7.3-11.8 19 0.9 0.5- 1.6
College Graduate 2,851 2,155 69.8 66.8-72.6 331 14.6 12.4-17.2 183 8.1 6.5-10.0 167 7.1 5.7- 8.9 15 0.4 0.2- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,140 833 69.8 64.1-74.8 113 10.1 7.4-13.8 92 11.8 7.9-17.2 96 8.0 6.0-10.5 6 0.4 0.1- 1.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,635 1,182 62.9 58.2-67.3 191 14.0 10.7-18.0 119 12.4 9.3-16.4 129 9.8 7.5-12.5 14 1.0 0.4- 2.3
$25,000- $34,999 1,099 811 62.6 57.1-67.7 118 12.4 9.3-16.3 73 10.0 6.7-14.6 92 14.5 10.8-19.2 5 0.6 0.2- 1.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,182 876 66.8 61.6-71.6 139 13.6 10.3-17.7 74 9.7 6.7-13.7 87 9.7 6.8-13.6 6 0.3 0.1- 0.6
$50,000+ 3,035 2,282 70.7 68.0-73.2 359 14.1 12.2-16.4 209 7.9 6.5- 9.5 165 6.6 5.3- 8.2 20 0.6 0.3- 1.1
REGION**
Region I 1,245 921 65.7 61.3-69.9 139 13.9 10.8-17.7 85 9.1 6.9-12.0 88 9.6 7.3-12.6 12 1.6 0.8- 3.3
Region II 1,229 882 66.5 62.1-70.6 152 14.0 11.1-17.6 89 8.9 6.6-11.9 98 10.2 7.7-13.3 8 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Region III 1,298 989 70.5 66.0-74.6 133 11.9 9.1-15.3 82 10.2 7.4-13.8 84 7.0 5.1- 9.5 10 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Region IV 1,148 867 69.3 64.9-73.4 118 11.4 9.0-14.2 82 9.6 7.0-13.1 74 9.1 6.6-12.5 7 0.6 0.2- 1.7
Region V 1,153 847 68.2 63.6-72.4 155 15.8 13.0-19.2 86 9.0 6.6-12.0 58 6.4 3.7-10.8 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Region VI 1,235 898 61.9 57.1-66.5 137 16.8 12.9-21.6 93 10.5 7.8-14.1 97 9.5 7.2-12.5 10 1.3 0.5- 3.2
Region VII 1,170 897 70.0 64.6-74.9 122 13.0 9.4-17.6 73 9.4 6.4-13.7 72 7.4 5.2-10.6 6 0.2 0.1- 0.6
Region VIII 1,182 901 68.3 63.8-72.5 125 12.3 9.6-15.6 69 9.3 6.5-13.2 81 9.3 7.0-12.4 6 0.7 0.2- 2.3

** 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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