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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 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 9,419 1,337 9.7 8.8-10.7 8,082 90.3 89.3-91.2
GENDER
Male 3,530 459 9.2 7.8-10.8 3,071 90.8 89.2-92.2
Female 5,889 878 10.2 9.1-11.5 5,011 89.8 88.5-90.9
RACE
White 6,004 742 9.2 8.1-10.5 5,262 90.8 89.5-91.9
African American 2,682 420 9.3 7.8-11.1 2,262 90.7 88.9-92.2
Other 419 75 10.3 6.8-15.1 344 89.7 84.9-93.2
HISPANIC
Yes 120 13 7.6 3.1-17.5 107 92.4 82.5-96.9
No 9,043 1,235 9.4 8.5-10.4 7,808 90.6 89.6-91.5
AGE
18-24 250 4 2.7 0.8- 8.6 246 97.3 91.4-99.2
25-34 645 20 3.7 2.0- 6.8 625 96.3 93.2-98.0
35-44 1,123 70 6.8 4.8- 9.4 1,053 93.2 90.6-95.2
45-54 1,626 155 8.4 6.7-10.5 1,471 91.6 89.5-93.3
55-64 2,249 326 14.5 12.3-16.9 1,923 85.5 83.1-87.7
65+ 3,526 762 20.0 18.2-22.0 2,764 80.0 78.0-81.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,380 354 18.4 15.1-22.2 1,026 81.6 77.8-84.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,028 449 10.5 8.9-12.4 2,579 89.5 87.6-91.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,289 312 9.0 7.4-10.9 1,977 91.0 89.1-92.6
College Graduate 2,702 221 6.1 4.8- 7.8 2,481 93.9 92.2-95.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,251 364 19.4 16.1-23.1 887 80.6 76.9-83.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,676 302 14.6 12.1-17.5 1,374 85.4 82.5-87.9
$25,000- $34,999 976 127 9.1 6.6-12.5 849 90.9 87.5-93.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,163 109 7.2 4.8-10.6 1,054 92.8 89.4-95.2
$50,000+ 2,732 157 5.3 4.2- 6.8 2,575 94.7 93.2-95.8
REGION**
Region I 1,208 177 10.7 8.5-13.5 1,031 89.3 86.5-91.5
Region II 1,099 163 9.4 7.3-12.0 936 90.6 88.0-92.7
Region III 1,204 169 10.1 7.8-13.0 1,035 89.9 87.0-92.2
Region IV 1,303 200 10.1 8.2-12.4 1,103 89.9 87.6-91.8
Region V 1,195 175 9.6 7.9-11.6 1,020 90.4 88.4-92.1
Region VI 1,124 166 10.6 8.4-13.4 958 89.4 86.6-91.6
Region VII 1,152 161 8.8 6.6-11.6 991 91.2 88.4-93.4
Region VIII 1,134 126 8.0 6.4-10.0 1,008 92.0 90.0-93.6

*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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