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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,192 931 28.8 27.1-30.7 2,261 71.2 69.3-72.9
GENDER
Male 1,264 358 28.6 25.8-31.5 906 71.4 68.5-74.2
Female 1,928 573 29.1 26.9-31.4 1,355 70.9 68.6-73.1
RACE
White 2,384 649 27.2 25.2-29.2 1,735 72.8 70.8-74.8
African American 673 243 34.3 30.2-38.6 430 65.7 61.4-69.8
Other Minorities 102 28 23.8 15.9-34.1 74 76.2 65.9-84.1
HISPANIC
Yes 82 19 22.6 13.3-35.6 63 77.4 64.4-86.7
No 3,090 905 29.0 27.2-30.8 2,185 71.0 69.2-72.8
AGE
18-24 276 22 7.7 5.0-11.7 254 92.3 88.3-95.0
25-34 600 66 12.1 9.2-15.8 534 87.9 84.2-90.8
35-44 675 128 20.0 16.7-23.7 547 80.0 76.3-83.3
45-54 641 202 31.8 27.6-36.2 439 68.2 63.8-72.4
55-64 423 194 47.5 42.4-52.7 229 52.5 47.3-57.6
65+ 521 300 58.9 54.2-63.4 221 41.1 36.6-45.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 421 193 45.0 39.4-50.8 228 55.0 49.2-60.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 967 287 28.1 25.0-31.4 680 71.9 68.6-75.0
Some Post-H.S. 902 258 28.4 25.2-31.9 644 71.6 68.1-74.8
College Graduate 894 188 20.9 18.1-23.9 706 79.1 76.1-81.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 140 44.2 37.4-51.2 166 55.8 48.8-62.6
$15,000- 24,999 526 182 33.3 28.7-38.2 344 66.7 61.8-71.3
$25,000- 34,999 467 120 26.0 21.6-31.0 347 74.0 69.0-78.4
$35,000- 49,999 535 128 24.4 20.6-28.7 407 75.6 71.3-79.4
$50,000+ 878 189 21.8 18.9-25.0 689 78.2 75.0-81.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 201 63 31.2 24.5-38.8 138 68.8 61.2-75.5
Appalachia II 389 83 21.7 17.4-26.8 306 78.3 73.2-82.6
Appalachia III 220 65 28.8 22.8-35.7 155 71.2 64.3-77.2
Catawba 204 63 27.8 21.3-35.3 141 72.2 64.7-78.7
Edisto 92 31 37.2 26.0-50.0 61 62.8 50.0-74.0
Low Country 152 46 29.1 21.9-37.5 106 70.9 62.5-78.1
Palmetto 503 127 23.0 19.3-27.2 376 77.0 72.8-80.7
Pee Dee 217 77 40.3 33.1-48.0 140 59.7 52.0-66.9
Savannah 141 44 29.5 22.0-38.4 97 70.5 61.6-78.0
Trident 407 113 26.5 21.9-31.6 294 73.5 68.4-78.1
Upper Savannah 175 61 35.7 28.1-44.2 114 64.3 55.8-71.9
Waccamaw 247 78 31.5 25.1-38.6 169 68.5 61.4-74.9
Wateree 188 61 31.3 24.3-39.2 127 68.7 60.8-75.7

#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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