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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Health Care Access

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,191 2,730 83.6 81.8-85.2 461 16.4 14.8-18.2
GENDER
Male 1,265 1,079 83.0 80.2-85.5 186 17.0 14.5-19.8
Female 1,926 1,651 84.1 81.9-86.1 275 15.9 13.9-18.1
RACE
White 2,385 2,094 86.6 84.7-88.3 291 13.4 11.7-15.3
African American 670 530 76.7 72.4-80.6 140 23.3 19.4-27.6
Other Minorities 103 76 69.7 57.4-79.7 27 30.3 20.3-42.6
HISPANIC
Yes 83 59 70.7 57.4-81.2 24 29.3 18.8-42.6
No 3,088 2,654 84.0 82.3-85.6 434 16.0 14.4-17.7
AGE
18-24 274 202 69.9 62.5-76.5 72 30.1 23.5-37.5
25-34 599 495 79.7 75.3-83.5 104 20.3 16.5-24.7
35-44 676 566 83.7 80.3-86.6 110 16.3 13.4-19.7
45-54 638 540 84.3 80.6-87.4 98 15.7 12.6-19.4
55-64 423 364 84.9 80.4-88.5 59 15.1 11.5-19.6
65+ 525 513 97.1 94.6-98.5 12 2.9 1.5- 5.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 422 319 71.2 65.1-76.5 103 28.8 23.5-34.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 964 796 81.8 78.7-84.6 168 18.2 15.4-21.3
Some Post-H.S. 902 768 82.8 79.1-85.9 134 17.2 14.1-20.9
College Graduate 895 840 93.5 91.3-95.2 55 6.5 4.8- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 215 66.2 58.5-73.2 91 33.8 26.8-41.5
$15,000- 24,999 528 393 70.2 64.6-75.3 135 29.8 24.7-35.4
$25,000- 34,999 465 392 82.2 77.4-86.1 73 17.8 13.9-22.6
$35,000- 49,999 535 481 88.7 85.2-91.5 54 11.3 8.5-14.8
$50,000+ 879 842 95.1 93.1-96.5 37 4.9 3.5- 6.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 201 173 84.5 77.4-89.7 28 15.5 10.3-22.6
Appalachia II 389 346 87.0 82.5-90.5 43 13.0 9.5-17.5
Appalachia III 220 188 86.3 80.7-90.5 32 13.7 9.5-19.3
Catawba 204 173 79.1 68.1-87.1 31 20.9 12.9-31.9
Edisto 93 80 82.7 69.6-90.9 13 17.3 9.1-30.4
Low Country 153 134 84.0 75.4-90.0 19 16.0 10.0-24.6
Palmetto 502 447 87.1 82.8-90.4 55 12.9 9.6-17.2
Pee Dee 218 178 80.0 73.1-85.4 40 20.0 14.6-26.9
Savannah 141 130 91.3 84.3-95.4 11 8.7 4.6-15.7
Trident 405 353 84.6 78.7-89.2 52 15.4 10.8-21.3
Upper Savannah 177 145 80.9 73.3-86.8 32 19.1 13.2-26.7
Waccamaw 246 191 77.7 71.0-83.3 55 22.3 16.7-29.0
Wateree 186 155 82.0 73.9-88.0 31 18.0 12.0-26.1

#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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