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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Health Status

Would you say that in general your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

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  Total #
Respondents
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,775 1,497 18.5 17.1-20.0 2,925 33.2 31.6-34.9 3,118 32.0 30.4-33.7 1,411 10.5 9.6-11.5 824 5.8 5.2- 6.4
GENDER
Male 3,702 574 18.8 16.5-21.3 1,143 35.0 32.3-37.7 1,206 32.0 29.5-34.7 490 9.0 7.7-10.5 289 5.2 4.4- 6.1
Female 6,073 923 18.2 16.6-19.9 1,782 31.6 29.6-33.6 1,912 32.0 30.0-34.1 921 11.9 10.6-13.3 535 6.3 5.5- 7.2
RACE
White 6,376 1,085 19.4 17.8-21.2 2,151 36.2 34.2-38.2 1,876 29.5 27.6-31.4 785 9.4 8.4-10.5 479 5.5 4.8- 6.3
African American 2,661 328 17.0 14.0-20.4 604 28.1 24.7-31.8 1,007 37.3 33.7-41.0 496 12.7 10.6-15.0 226 5.0 4.0- 6.3
Other 469 65 17.8 12.4-25.0 131 28.2 22.2-35.2 154 35.3 28.5-42.8 66 11.2 7.1-17.2 53 7.4 4.9-11.0
HISPANIC
Yes 155 25 20.1 11.5-32.9 34 23.7 15.0-35.2 60 40.0 28.0-53.4 23 10.9 4.5-24.3 13 5.3 2.6-10.6
No 9,393 1,456 18.6 17.2-20.1 2,864 33.8 32.1-35.5 2,994 31.7 30.1-33.4 1,332 10.4 9.4-11.4 747 5.5 4.9- 6.1
AGE
18-24 285 73 27.4 20.4-35.7 107 35.6 28.0-43.9 90 31.4 24.1-39.7 13 5.5 2.6-11.1 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
25-34 696 182 24.1 20.1-28.5 262 40.2 35.2-45.5 192 29.3 24.8-34.3 47 5.0 3.1- 8.0 13 1.4 0.7- 2.6
35-44 1,239 247 21.4 18.0-25.1 457 37.3 33.4-41.3 384 31.3 27.5-35.4 99 6.8 5.0- 9.1 52 3.3 2.1- 5.1
45-54 1,839 310 17.2 14.9-19.8 578 32.8 29.8-36.0 581 32.3 29.1-35.6 237 10.7 8.9-12.8 133 6.9 5.5- 8.8
55-64 2,357 343 14.9 12.9-17.2 667 27.9 25.3-30.7 732 31.0 28.2-34.0 380 15.8 13.4-18.5 235 10.4 8.7-12.4
65+ 3,359 342 9.5 8.2-10.9 854 25.7 23.7-27.9 1,139 36.3 33.8-38.8 635 18.0 16.2-20.0 389 10.5 9.2-11.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,355 75 7.8 5.1-11.8 206 18.1 14.6-22.2 404 36.6 31.9-41.4 349 20.5 16.9-24.7 321 17.0 14.4-20.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,056 351 17.0 14.3-20.1 786 28.9 25.9-32.0 1,132 36.3 33.2-39.6 511 11.8 10.2-13.6 276 6.0 5.0- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,467 365 15.7 13.5-18.2 788 34.3 31.1-37.7 825 35.1 31.9-38.4 341 10.6 8.9-12.6 148 4.2 3.3- 5.4
College Graduate 2,874 704 26.7 24.1-29.5 1,138 42.5 39.5-45.5 746 23.3 20.8-26.0 209 5.2 4.0- 6.7 77 2.3 1.6- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,158 80 10.4 7.1-15.1 163 19.3 14.3-25.7 358 31.4 26.5-36.7 301 21.4 17.3-26.1 256 17.5 14.3-21.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,650 145 13.5 10.1-17.8 370 23.5 20.2-27.1 612 37.9 33.7-42.4 331 15.3 12.6-18.4 192 9.8 7.8-12.1
$25,000- $34,999 1,116 133 11.4 8.9-14.5 300 27.4 23.3-32.0 413 38.6 33.6-43.9 191 16.1 12.5-20.4 79 6.5 4.6- 9.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,190 192 17.8 14.2-22.1 442 37.3 32.6-42.3 395 35.0 30.3-40.0 121 7.5 5.7- 9.7 40 2.4 1.5- 3.9
$50,000+ 3,052 750 24.7 22.4-27.2 1,249 43.1 40.3-45.9 822 25.7 23.4-28.3 179 5.0 3.9- 6.5 52 1.4 1.0- 2.0
REGION**
Region I 1,261 155 14.2 11.4-17.4 375 35.8 31.6-40.3 401 29.6 25.7-33.7 214 12.7 10.5-15.4 116 7.7 5.9-10.0
Region II 1,230 206 18.7 15.5-22.3 345 30.2 26.4-34.3 405 35.8 31.6-40.1 167 10.8 8.5-13.6 107 4.6 3.4- 6.1
Region III 1,312 236 20.8 17.2-24.9 406 34.3 30.1-38.9 399 29.7 25.9-33.9 172 9.7 7.5-12.4 99 5.5 4.1- 7.3
Region IV 1,169 153 14.3 11.8-17.3 309 30.5 26.6-34.6 382 35.3 31.1-39.7 187 11.9 9.4-15.0 138 7.9 6.4- 9.8
Region V 1,175 162 16.9 14.0-20.4 330 31.6 27.5-36.1 391 32.0 28.3-36.0 196 12.7 10.6-15.0 96 6.7 5.0- 9.0
Region VI 1,250 176 17.5 13.8-21.9 387 31.8 28.0-35.9 389 32.7 28.6-37.0 181 9.8 8.0-11.9 117 8.3 6.4-10.7
Region VII 1,186 205 21.9 17.7-26.8 385 36.5 31.8-41.5 368 29.5 25.1-34.3 141 8.6 6.3-11.6 87 3.4 2.4- 4.7
Region VIII 1,192 204 20.7 17.2-24.7 388 36.3 32.3-40.5 383 30.1 26.4-34.0 153 8.9 7.2-11.0 64 4.0 2.9- 5.5

** 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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