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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Disability

Do you now have any health problem that requires you to use special equipment, such as a cane, a wheelchair,
a special bed, or a special telephone? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,755 1,300 9.5 8.7-10.4 8,455 90.5 89.6-91.3
GENDER
Male 3,683 465 9.2 7.9-10.8 3,218 90.8 89.2-92.1
Female 6,072 835 9.8 8.8-10.9 5,237 90.2 89.1-91.2
RACE
White 6,356 763 9.1 8.2-10.1 5,593 90.9 89.9-91.8
African American 2,651 370 9.3 7.5-11.5 2,281 90.7 88.5-92.5
Other 470 76 9.9 7.0-13.7 394 90.1 86.3-93.0
HISPANIC
Yes 154 16 5.7 2.9-11.2 138 94.3 88.8-97.1
No 9,361 1,201 9.3 8.5-10.2 8,160 90.7 89.8-91.5
AGE
18-24 277 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 276 99.8 98.8- 100
25-34 693 24 4.0 2.4- 6.7 669 96.0 93.3-97.6
35-44 1,230 66 4.4 3.1- 6.2 1,164 95.6 93.8-96.9
45-54 1,832 171 9.4 7.4-11.8 1,661 90.6 88.2-92.6
55-64 2,351 330 14.7 12.3-17.4 2,021 85.3 82.6-87.7
65+ 3,372 708 21.4 19.4-23.5 2,664 78.6 76.5-80.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,370 352 20.2 16.6-24.3 1,018 79.8 75.7-83.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,038 410 9.4 8.0-11.0 2,628 90.6 89.0-92.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,459 301 8.8 7.4-10.4 2,158 91.2 89.6-92.6
College Graduate 2,867 235 6.0 4.9- 7.3 2,632 94.0 92.7-95.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,166 308 17.8 14.8-21.2 858 82.2 78.8-85.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,649 277 14.1 11.4-17.3 1,372 85.9 82.7-88.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,110 122 8.8 6.6-11.7 988 91.2 88.3-93.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,184 106 6.9 5.0- 9.6 1,078 93.1 90.4-95.0
$50,000+ 3,046 179 4.9 4.0- 6.0 2,867 95.1 94.0-96.0
REGION**
Region I 1,262 166 9.7 7.7-12.1 1,096 90.3 87.9-92.3
Region II 1,233 171 9.9 7.7-12.6 1,062 90.1 87.4-92.3
Region III 1,304 183 9.9 8.0-12.3 1,121 90.1 87.7-92.0
Region IV 1,168 181 10.1 8.2-12.3 987 89.9 87.7-91.8
Region V 1,171 138 9.1 7.3-11.2 1,033 90.9 88.8-92.7
Region VI 1,249 180 11.8 9.2-14.9 1,069 88.2 85.1-90.8
Region VII 1,186 163 7.7 6.0- 9.8 1,023 92.3 90.2-94.0
Region VIII 1,182 118 7.0 5.4- 8.9 1,064 93.0 91.1-94.6

*Includes occasional use or use in certain circumstances.

** 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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