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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Asthma

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,196 341 10.8 9.6-12.1 2,855 89.2 87.9-90.4
GENDER
Male 1,264 122 9.8 8.1-11.8 1,142 90.2 88.2-91.9
Female 1,932 219 11.6 10.1-13.4 1,713 88.4 86.6-89.9
RACE
White 2,389 251 10.7 9.4-12.3 2,138 89.3 87.7-90.6
African American 672 67 9.7 7.4-12.6 605 90.3 87.4-92.6
Other Minorities 102 19 18.1 10.9-28.7 83 81.9 71.3-89.1
HISPANIC
Yes 82 13 24.4 13.8-39.4 69 75.6 60.6-86.2
No 3,094 324 10.3 9.1-11.5 2,770 89.7 88.5-90.9
AGE
18-24 276 38 13.0 9.2-18.0 238 87.0 82.0-90.8
25-34 599 52 10.1 7.3-13.9 547 89.9 86.1-92.7
35-44 676 70 10.0 7.8-12.7 606 90.0 87.3-92.2
45-54 641 70 10.4 8.1-13.3 571 89.6 86.7-91.9
55-64 421 46 10.4 7.7-14.0 375 89.6 86.0-92.3
65+ 527 60 11.4 8.7-14.9 467 88.6 85.1-91.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 423 61 14.9 11.0-19.9 362 85.1 80.1-89.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 966 93 9.3 7.4-11.6 873 90.7 88.4-92.6
Some Post-H.S. 903 102 12.0 9.8-14.6 801 88.0 85.4-90.2
College Graduate 896 85 9.0 7.2-11.3 811 91.0 88.7-92.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 307 51 15.7 11.4-21.2 256 84.3 78.8-88.6
$15,000- 24,999 527 53 9.6 6.8-13.3 474 90.4 86.7-93.2
$25,000- 34,999 467 49 10.9 8.1-14.5 418 89.1 85.5-91.9
$35,000- 49,999 535 51 9.4 7.1-12.4 484 90.6 87.6-92.9
$50,000+ 878 85 9.9 7.9-12.3 793 90.1 87.7-92.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 22 10.7 6.9-16.3 180 89.3 83.7-93.1
Appalachia II 389 43 11.7 8.5-15.8 346 88.3 84.2-91.5
Appalachia III 220 22 9.5 6.1-14.4 198 90.5 85.6-93.9
Catawba 203 24 11.4 7.3-17.4 179 88.6 82.6-92.7
Edisto 93 7 5.0 2.3-10.7 86 95.0 89.3-97.7
Low Country 153 13 8.5 4.8-14.5 140 91.5 85.5-95.2
Palmetto 503 55 10.9 8.0-14.8 448 89.1 85.2-92.0
Pee Dee 218 16 6.7 3.8-11.8 202 93.3 88.2-96.2
Savannah 141 28 19.6 13.3-27.9 113 80.4 72.1-86.7
Trident 406 47 10.6 7.8-14.3 359 89.4 85.7-92.2
Upper Savannah 177 16 8.9 5.2-14.8 161 91.1 85.2-94.8
Waccamaw 247 28 10.8 7.2-15.9 219 89.2 84.1-92.8
Wateree 188 13 9.2 5.0-16.4 175 90.8 83.6-95.0

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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