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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Frequent hand washing Cover your mouth/nose Stay at home Get vaccinated
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,489 273 19.7 16.5-23.4 119 7.3 5.3-10.0 983 65.7 61.4-69.8 114 7.2 5.2- 9.9
GENDER
Male 579 91 14.2 10.4-19.0 53 7.7 4.5-12.6 394 70.5 63.9-76.4 41 7.7 4.5-12.8
Female 910 182 25.3 20.6-30.8 66 7.0 4.9- 9.9 589 60.9 55.4-66.1 73 6.7 4.7- 9.5
RACE
White 972 171 21.0 16.8-25.9 59 5.4 3.6- 8.1 660 66.3 61.1-71.1 82 7.3 5.2-10.2
African American 412 90 20.1 14.8-26.8 42 7.1 4.6-11.0 254 64.6 56.0-72.4 26 8.1 3.4-18.0
Other 67 8 8.6 3.5-19.9 9 23.3 9.3-47.3 45 63.1 42.4-80.0 5 4.9 1.4-15.4
AGE
18-24 41 10 20.4 8.9-40.3 2 4.9 0.9-22.3 24 66.9 46.5-82.5 5 7.7 2.2-23.7
25-34 116 35 30.3 19.8-43.3 7 5.0 1.6-14.7 63 51.9 39.0-64.5 11 12.9 5.7-26.6
35-44 220 49 18.2 12.4-25.8 20 11.7 6.2-20.9 146 68.0 58.3-76.3 5 2.1 0.7- 6.6
45-54 290 63 22.6 16.4-30.3 16 4.3 2.2- 8.2 192 67.5 59.6-74.6 19 5.6 3.0-10.1
55-64 340 54 12.6 8.7-17.9 31 8.2 5.2-12.9 236 72.5 65.4-78.6 19 6.6 3.6-12.0
65+ 482 62 13.8 9.7-19.1 43 7.3 4.9-10.6 322 68.1 62.0-73.6 55 10.8 7.8-14.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 203 21 8.3 4.6-14.6 30 14.0 5.7-30.2 131 70.4 57.3-80.9 21 7.3 4.1-12.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 460 87 22.4 16.4-29.9 40 8.5 5.3-13.4 291 59.6 51.3-67.4 42 9.5 5.0-17.3
Some Post-H.S. 367 70 18.7 13.0-26.2 28 5.9 3.5- 9.7 238 65.8 57.4-73.3 31 9.6 5.6-16.1
College Graduate 457 94 22.0 16.3-29.0 21 5.5 2.8-10.5 322 68.9 61.5-75.5 20 3.6 1.9- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 170 21 21.0 12.1-34.1 24 12.4 6.9-21.1 110 61.4 49.6-72.0 15 5.2 2.8- 9.3
$15,000- $24,999 251 47 17.2 10.3-27.3 23 10.3 4.2-23.3 160 64.6 52.6-75.1 21 7.9 4.0-14.7
$25,000- $34,999 164 25 21.7 13.1-33.8 12 11.2 4.7-24.1 109 59.7 47.6-70.7 18 7.4 4.0-13.3
$35,000- $49,999 203 47 26.2 17.3-37.6 16 6.8 3.6-12.4 128 61.8 50.3-72.2 12 5.2 1.9-13.3
$50,000+ 484 103 20.0 14.9-26.4 27 4.6 2.7- 7.7 327 67.4 60.2-73.8 27 8.0 4.3-14.3
REGION**
Region I 185 37 18.5 11.9-27.7 19 8.4 4.1-16.3 118 69.5 59.3-78.1 11 3.6 1.7- 7.8
Region II 153 29 20.9 12.9-32.0 9 7.6 2.6-20.1 106 67.2 54.8-77.6 9 4.3 1.5-11.8
Region III 200 37 20.5 12.6-31.6 15 5.6 2.7-11.2 129 63.5 51.6-74.0 19 10.4 4.7-21.3
Region IV 188 35 18.2 11.9-26.7 14 5.0 2.6- 9.4 125 66.3 56.3-75.0 14 10.5 5.1-20.3
Region V 197 40 17.9 12.0-25.9 18 8.0 4.7-13.4 126 66.8 57.5-74.9 13 7.3 3.5-14.6
Region VI 186 28 17.4 10.5-27.6 12 7.7 2.4-21.9 124 65.4 53.3-75.8 22 9.5 5.4-16.1
Region VII 184 34 22.2 14.0-33.4 16 9.3 3.9-20.6 122 63.3 51.6-73.7 12 5.1 2.3-11.1
Region VIII 196 33 18.8 12.0-28.2 16 10.3 5.6-18.1 133 65.6 55.5-74.4 14 5.4 2.9- 9.6

** 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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