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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,139 403 8.1 7.1- 9.2 3,736 91.9 90.8-92.9
GENDER
Male 1,600 190 9.4 7.9-11.3 1,410 90.6 88.7-92.1
Female 2,539 213 6.9 5.8- 8.2 2,326 93.1 91.8-94.2
RACE
White 3,152 335 9.1 7.9-10.4 2,817 90.9 89.6-92.1
African American 862 54 5.4 3.7- 7.8 808 94.6 92.2-96.3
Other Minorities 87 8 7.1 3.2-14.7 79 92.9 85.3-96.8
HISPANIC
Yes 91 7 3.8 1.4-10.2 84 96.2 89.8-98.6
No 3,986 380 8.0 7.0- 9.1 3,606 92.0 90.9-93.0
AGE
18-24 286 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 285 99.8 98.7- 100
25-34 673 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1 667 99.2 97.9-99.7
35-44 814 20 2.2 1.2- 3.9 794 97.8 96.1-98.8
45-54 827 58 8.2 5.8-11.6 769 91.8 88.4-94.2
55-64 671 104 14.8 11.7-18.6 567 85.2 81.4-88.3
65+ 842 213 24.7 21.2-28.6 629 75.3 71.4-78.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 608 132 18.3 14.6-22.7 476 81.7 77.3-85.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,296 111 6.9 5.4- 8.8 1,185 93.1 91.2-94.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,043 88 6.6 5.0- 8.6 955 93.4 91.4-95.0
College Graduate 1,188 71 5.8 4.4- 7.7 1,117 94.2 92.3-95.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 543 109 14.7 11.4-18.8 434 85.3 81.2-88.6
$15,000- 24,999 728 91 11.3 8.7-14.7 637 88.7 85.3-91.3
$25,000- 34,999 535 38 6.1 4.1- 9.0 497 93.9 91.0-95.9
$35,000- 49,999 676 46 7.2 5.0-10.2 630 92.8 89.8-95.0
$50,000+ 1,168 64 5.4 4.0- 7.1 1,104 94.6 92.9-96.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 171 24 14.1 9.3-20.8 147 85.9 79.2-90.7
Appalachia II 352 22 5.0 3.2- 7.7 330 95.0 92.3-96.8
Appalachia III 252 23 7.3 4.8-11.0 229 92.7 89.0-95.2
Catawba 191 15 5.4 3.0- 9.5 176 94.6 90.5-97.0
Edisto 88 6 8.8 3.4-20.8 82 91.2 79.2-96.6
Low Country 175 16 8.3 4.8-14.1 159 91.7 85.9-95.2
Palmetto 447 35 7.8 5.3-11.2 412 92.2 88.8-94.7
Pee Dee 1,235 134 9.4 7.4-11.8 1,101 90.6 88.2-92.6
Savannah 146 20 13.1 7.7-21.4 126 86.9 78.6-92.3
Trident 386 30 6.6 4.4- 9.9 356 93.4 90.1-95.6
Upper Savannah 267 30 8.9 5.4-14.3 237 91.1 85.7-94.6
Waccamaw 245 31 10.0 6.8-14.5 214 90.0 85.5-93.2
Wateree 141 13 7.6 4.0-14.1 128 92.4 85.9-96.0

*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

#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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