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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Disability

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Are you limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,166 553 16.2 14.8-17.6 2,613 83.8 82.4-85.2
GENDER
Male 1,251 201 14.3 12.3-16.4 1,050 85.7 83.6-87.7
Female 1,915 352 17.9 16.0-19.9 1,563 82.1 80.1-84.0
RACE
White 2,372 423 16.9 15.4-18.7 1,949 83.1 81.3-84.6
African American 663 99 13.2 10.6-16.3 564 86.8 83.7-89.4
Other Minorities 102 26 21.3 14.1-30.9 76 78.7 69.1-85.9
HISPANIC
Yes 82 14 13.0 7.0-22.7 68 87.0 77.3-93.0
No 3,065 532 16.2 14.8-17.7 2,533 83.8 82.3-85.2
AGE
18-24 274 20 6.2 3.9- 9.7 254 93.8 90.3-96.1
25-34 599 46 8.5 6.1-11.8 553 91.5 88.2-93.9
35-44 667 108 15.3 12.5-18.5 559 84.7 81.5-87.5
45-54 632 115 17.2 14.1-20.8 517 82.8 79.2-85.9
55-64 423 114 27.0 22.7-31.8 309 73.0 68.2-77.3
65+ 521 143 25.4 21.6-29.5 378 74.6 70.5-78.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 417 122 27.3 22.6-32.6 295 72.7 67.4-77.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 961 151 13.4 11.3-15.8 810 86.6 84.2-88.7
Some Post-H.S. 897 171 17.5 14.9-20.3 726 82.5 79.7-85.1
College Graduate 884 106 11.7 9.6-14.2 778 88.3 85.8-90.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 301 128 37.6 31.4-44.3 173 62.4 55.7-68.6
$15,000- 24,999 523 124 22.6 18.6-27.1 399 77.4 72.9-81.4
$25,000- 34,999 461 60 11.5 8.8-14.9 401 88.5 85.1-91.2
$35,000- 49,999 534 78 12.5 9.9-15.7 456 87.5 84.3-90.1
$50,000+ 876 82 9.9 7.9-12.3 794 90.1 87.7-92.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 60 25.9 20.1-32.7 142 74.1 67.3-79.9
Appalachia II 385 57 12.9 9.7-16.9 328 87.1 83.1-90.3
Appalachia III 215 42 19.5 14.3-26.0 173 80.5 74.0-85.7
Catawba 202 40 15.9 11.3-21.9 162 84.1 78.1-88.7
Edisto 91 13 14.3 8.0-24.2 78 85.7 75.8-92.0
Low Country 152 20 14.2 9.1-21.5 132 85.8 78.5-90.9
Palmetto 501 78 14.9 11.6-19.0 423 85.1 81.0-88.4
Pee Dee 216 46 25.1 18.8-32.5 170 74.9 67.5-81.2
Savannah 142 25 15.9 10.4-23.5 117 84.1 76.5-89.6
Trident 403 63 13.1 10.1-16.9 340 86.9 83.1-89.9
Upper Savannah 176 31 17.1 11.7-24.3 145 82.9 75.7-88.3
Waccamaw 242 52 18.0 13.5-23.6 190 82.0 76.4-86.5
Wateree 187 22 11.4 7.3-17.5 165 88.6 82.5-92.7

#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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