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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Veteran Status

Have you ever served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces, either in the regular military or in a National Guard or military reserve unit?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,850 1,458 13.2 12.1-14.3 8,392 86.8 85.7-87.9
GENDER
Male 3,727 1,333 24.7 22.7-26.9 2,394 75.3 73.1-77.3
Female 6,123 125 2.5 1.9- 3.2 5,998 97.5 96.8-98.1
RACE
White 6,406 1,061 13.7 12.5-15.0 5,345 86.3 85.0-87.5
African American 2,685 296 10.8 8.8-13.2 2,389 89.2 86.8-91.2
Other 475 76 17.9 12.9-24.4 399 82.1 75.6-87.1
HISPANIC
Yes 157 20 14.7 7.8-25.9 137 85.3 74.1-92.2
No 9,449 1,419 13.2 12.1-14.3 8,030 86.8 85.7-87.9
AGE
18-24 285 8 2.2 0.9- 5.5 277 97.8 94.5-99.1
25-34 696 41 5.9 3.6- 9.5 655 94.1 90.5-96.4
35-44 1,242 109 10.9 8.4-14.0 1,133 89.1 86.0-91.6
45-54 1,849 182 11.5 9.6-13.8 1,667 88.5 86.2-90.4
55-64 2,376 365 18.6 16.2-21.2 2,011 81.4 78.8-83.8
65+ 3,402 753 25.7 23.5-28.1 2,649 74.3 71.9-76.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,387 99 6.2 4.6- 8.2 1,288 93.8 91.8-95.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,080 403 11.0 9.4-12.9 2,677 89.0 87.1-90.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,475 432 17.3 14.9-19.9 2,043 82.7 80.1-85.1
College Graduate 2,884 520 14.8 12.9-16.9 2,364 85.2 83.1-87.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,173 85 5.5 4.1- 7.5 1,088 94.5 92.5-95.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,668 209 11.4 9.1-14.0 1,459 88.6 86.0-90.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,119 184 13.3 10.8-16.2 935 86.7 83.8-89.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,193 246 15.6 12.9-18.8 947 84.4 81.2-87.1
$50,000+ 3,057 568 15.9 14.0-18.0 2,489 84.1 82.0-86.0
REGION**
Region I 1,272 160 11.8 9.3-14.9 1,112 88.2 85.1-90.7
Region II 1,245 151 11.6 9.3-14.4 1,094 88.4 85.6-90.7
Region III 1,318 191 12.7 10.2-15.6 1,127 87.3 84.4-89.8
Region IV 1,174 169 13.9 11.6-16.7 1,005 86.1 83.3-88.4
Region V 1,181 167 11.4 9.5-13.7 1,014 88.6 86.3-90.5
Region VI 1,261 186 12.6 10.6-15.0 1,075 87.4 85.0-89.4
Region VII 1,196 195 16.1 12.8-20.1 1,001 83.9 79.9-87.2
Region VIII 1,203 239 17.4 14.7-20.4 964 82.6 79.6-85.3

*Active duty does not include training for the Reserves or National Guard, but DOES include activation, for example, for the Persian Gulf War.

** 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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