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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Social Context

At your main job or business, how are you generally paid for the work you do?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Salaried Hourly By Job/Task Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,102 1,579 37.0 34.7-39.4 1,901 47.3 44.8-49.9 373 9.4 8.0-11.0 249 6.2 5.2- 7.5
GENDER
Male 1,741 674 38.1 34.6-41.7 710 43.8 40.0-47.6 199 10.8 8.7-13.4 158 7.3 5.8- 9.2
Female 2,361 905 36.0 33.0-39.1 1,191 51.1 47.8-54.4 174 7.9 6.2-10.0 91 5.0 3.7- 6.9
RACE
White 2,750 1,161 40.7 37.9-43.6 1,105 41.5 38.6-44.5 274 9.7 8.1-11.6 210 8.1 6.6- 9.8
African American 1,122 354 29.0 24.4-34.0 663 60.9 55.5-66.0 72 7.9 5.2-11.8 33 2.3 1.4- 3.8
Other 189 60 32.0 23.0-42.5 104 55.2 44.7-65.3 20 10.5 5.9-18.0 5 2.3 0.7- 6.9
HISPANIC
Yes 68 13 21.3 10.1-39.3 48 70.5 53.0-83.5 5 5.0 1.7-13.5 2 3.3 0.6-15.8
No 4,004 1,564 37.6 35.2-40.1 1,832 46.6 44.1-49.2 362 9.4 8.0-11.1 246 6.3 5.2- 7.6
AGE
18-24 117 11 8.3 3.7-17.7 92 79.8 68.7-87.7 9 7.9 3.6-16.6 5 4.0 1.3-11.6
25-34 441 171 36.1 30.2-42.4 216 49.7 43.3-56.2 35 8.9 5.7-13.5 19 5.3 3.1- 9.0
35-44 825 337 39.6 34.7-44.6 386 45.6 40.6-50.7 66 9.5 6.6-13.3 36 5.4 3.5- 8.3
45-54 1,216 512 42.4 38.6-46.3 530 41.0 37.3-44.8 111 10.1 7.8-13.0 63 6.5 4.7- 8.9
55-64 1,073 423 44.1 39.6-48.8 473 39.5 35.3-43.9 100 8.9 6.6-11.9 77 7.4 5.4-10.2
65+ 430 125 29.2 22.9-36.3 204 44.7 37.4-52.2 52 12.0 8.0-17.8 49 14.1 9.8-19.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 247 36 10.4 6.0-17.5 150 58.9 48.5-68.6 46 25.0 16.5-35.8 15 5.7 2.8-11.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,126 272 19.1 16.0-22.7 712 68.2 63.7-72.4 85 7.9 5.7-11.0 57 4.7 3.1- 7.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,153 356 29.4 25.4-33.8 614 52.5 47.8-57.2 116 12.6 9.5-16.5 67 5.5 3.9- 7.6
College Graduate 1,573 915 59.1 55.1-63.1 423 27.3 23.7-31.2 125 5.7 4.3- 7.5 110 7.9 6.0-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 170 20 9.2 4.6-17.4 122 79.1 68.1-87.1 18 9.5 4.4-19.0 10 2.2 1.0- 5.0
$15,000- $24,999 506 87 11.9 8.6-16.2 332 67.0 59.7-73.6 64 15.8 10.7-22.7 23 5.4 3.1- 9.1
$25,000- $34,999 498 124 19.9 14.9-26.0 311 63.8 56.4-70.6 44 11.7 7.3-18.2 19 4.6 2.1-10.1
$35,000- $49,999 638 213 25.1 20.4-30.6 344 62.5 56.2-68.4 46 4.6 2.9- 7.2 35 7.8 4.8-12.5
$50,000+ 1,955 1,042 52.9 49.5-56.3 624 32.3 29.2-35.6 156 8.3 6.5-10.5 133 6.6 5.1- 8.4
REGION**
Region I 511 187 38.1 31.9-44.7 248 48.6 42.0-55.2 44 9.1 5.5-14.6 32 4.3 2.5- 7.3
Region II 523 202 35.3 29.9-41.1 250 48.7 42.6-54.9 43 9.1 6.1-13.5 28 6.9 4.2-10.9
Region III 621 260 37.9 32.3-43.9 261 46.6 40.4-52.9 65 10.7 7.5-15.0 35 4.8 3.1- 7.3
Region IV 475 169 32.0 26.8-37.7 244 54.0 47.8-60.2 29 6.4 4.1-10.1 33 7.5 4.5-12.3
Region V 488 195 37.4 31.5-43.6 238 53.8 47.3-60.2 22 2.9 1.7- 5.1 33 5.9 3.9- 8.8
Region VI 493 178 33.1 27.6-39.0 224 45.5 39.3-51.9 52 10.8 7.6-15.1 39 10.6 7.0-15.8
Region VII 542 218 43.2 36.7-49.9 236 39.0 32.7-45.6 59 11.2 7.6-16.3 29 6.6 3.9-10.8
Region VIII 449 170 34.6 29.0-40.7 200 47.9 41.4-54.5 59 12.5 8.8-17.5 20 4.9 2.7- 8.9

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed.

** 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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