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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Not Sure
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,308 8,675 94.6 93.8-95.3 167 1.6 1.2- 2.2 466 3.7 3.2- 4.4
GENDER
Male 3,523 3,227 93.4 92.0-94.6 88 2.5 1.7- 3.5 208 4.1 3.3- 5.2
Female 5,785 5,448 95.7 94.9-96.4 79 0.9 0.7- 1.2 258 3.4 2.7- 4.1
RACE
White 6,129 5,858 96.3 95.4-97.0 74 1.1 0.7- 1.8 197 2.5 2.0- 3.2
African American 2,474 2,234 93.2 91.6-94.6 58 1.8 1.1- 2.9 182 5.0 3.9- 6.4
Other 438 396 90.4 85.3-93.9 14 3.3 1.7- 6.3 28 6.3 3.4-11.2
HISPANIC
Yes 143 124 85.6 73.8-92.6 8 4.5 1.9-10.6 11 9.9 4.0-22.2
No 8,933 8,394 95.4 94.6-96.0 141 1.4 1.0- 1.9 398 3.2 2.7- 3.8
AGE
18-24 256 236 94.0 89.0-96.8 6 2.9 1.0- 8.0 14 3.1 1.5- 6.5
25-34 648 620 95.8 93.0-97.5 10 1.3 0.5- 3.3 18 2.9 1.5- 5.4
35-44 1,156 1,124 97.6 96.1-98.6 12 0.9 0.4- 2.0 20 1.5 0.8- 2.8
45-54 1,743 1,660 95.0 93.3-96.3 25 1.6 0.9- 2.8 58 3.4 2.3- 4.9
55-64 2,263 2,149 95.4 93.8-96.6 25 1.1 0.6- 2.2 89 3.4 2.4- 4.8
65+ 3,242 2,886 89.3 87.7-90.7 89 2.6 2.0- 3.5 267 8.1 6.8- 9.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,280 1,025 82.5 78.7-85.7 68 4.8 3.2- 7.3 187 12.7 9.9-16.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,872 2,662 94.2 92.5-95.5 56 2.1 1.2- 3.4 154 3.8 2.9- 4.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,363 2,264 96.7 95.4-97.7 29 1.0 0.6- 1.9 70 2.2 1.5- 3.4
College Graduate 2,772 2,707 98.2 97.3-98.8 13 0.4 0.2- 1.0 52 1.4 0.9- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,093 949 89.6 86.1-92.3 38 2.6 1.7- 4.0 106 7.8 5.4-11.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,550 1,436 92.9 90.4-94.7 28 2.3 1.2- 4.5 86 4.8 3.5- 6.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,066 990 92.4 89.0-94.8 21 1.6 0.9- 2.9 55 5.9 3.8- 9.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,147 1,110 98.2 96.9-99.0 6 0.1 0.1- 0.4 31 1.6 0.9- 3.0
$50,000+ 2,955 2,890 98.2 97.4-98.8 22 0.8 0.5- 1.5 43 1.0 0.6- 1.6
REGION**
Region I 1,228 1,146 94.5 92.4-96.0 20 1.8 0.9- 3.5 62 3.7 2.6- 5.3
Region II 1,190 1,114 95.2 93.2-96.6 23 1.3 0.6- 2.8 53 3.5 2.4- 5.1
Region III 1,248 1,178 95.3 93.3-96.7 23 1.6 0.9- 2.8 47 3.1 2.0- 4.9
Region IV 1,102 1,011 93.9 91.6-95.6 16 1.0 0.5- 1.8 75 5.1 3.6- 7.4
Region V 1,101 1,014 93.1 91.0-94.7 24 2.0 1.2- 3.4 63 4.9 3.6- 6.7
Region VI 1,203 1,115 92.8 89.6-95.1 25 3.0 1.4- 6.4 63 4.2 2.9- 6.1
Region VII 1,127 1,054 95.8 92.9-97.6 21 1.6 0.6- 4.4 52 2.6 1.4- 4.7
Region VIII 1,109 1,043 93.2 89.5-95.7 15 1.7 0.8- 3.6 51 5.1 2.9- 8.7

** 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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