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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

Why do you take aspirin...
To relieve pain?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,091 205 21.1 18.0-24.4 886 78.9 75.6-82.0
GENDER
Male 476 87 19.6 15.6-24.4 389 80.4 75.6-84.4
Female 615 118 22.7 18.4-27.6 497 77.3 72.4-81.6
RACE
White 891 146 17.6 14.6-21.0 745 82.4 79.0-85.4
African American 172 46 30.2 21.9-40.0 126 69.8 60.0-78.1
Other Minorities 17 9 52.7 27.3-76.8 8 47.3 23.2-72.7
HISPANIC
Yes 21 5 41.7 18.0-70.0 16 58.3 30.0-82.0
No 1,042 198 20.5 17.5-23.8 844 79.5 76.2-82.5
AGE
35-44 129 59 42.8 32.4-53.9 70 57.2 46.1-67.6
45-54 239 51 23.4 17.0-31.2 188 76.6 68.8-83.0
55-64 285 51 21.2 15.7-27.9 234 78.8 72.1-84.3
65+ 429 42 11.1 7.7-15.9 387 88.9 84.1-92.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 219 49 32.8 24.4-42.5 170 67.2 57.5-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 332 61 16.8 12.2-22.8 271 83.2 77.2-87.8
Some Post-H.S. 232 50 27.0 20.2-35.0 182 73.0 65.0-79.8
College Graduate 306 44 14.1 10.0-19.5 262 85.9 80.5-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 43 33.0 23.5-44.0 132 67.0 56.0-76.5
$15,000- 24,999 200 49 28.5 20.8-37.7 151 71.5 62.3-79.2
$25,000- 34,999 120 20 19.5 11.7-30.7 100 80.5 69.3-88.3
$35,000- 49,999 162 30 18.2 12.1-26.5 132 81.8 73.5-87.9
$50,000+ 290 41 14.4 10.2-20.1 249 85.6 79.9-89.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 52 11 24.1 13.4-39.4 41 75.9 60.6-86.6
Appalachia II 82 9 12.9 6.4-24.2 73 87.1 75.8-93.6
Appalachia III 61 13 24.7 14.2-39.4 48 75.3 60.6-85.8
Catawba 57 10 19.9 10.7-34.0 47 80.1 66.0-89.3
Edisto 21 4 22.1 7.7-48.9 17 77.9 51.1-92.3
Low Country 46 9 20.4 10.1-37.1 37 79.6 62.9-89.9
Palmetto 105 21 19.3 12.4-28.8 84 80.7 71.2-87.6
Pee Dee 347 64 23.0 17.3-29.9 283 77.0 70.1-82.7
Savannah 42 14 34.5 19.9-52.6 28 65.5 47.4-80.1
Trident 90 14 14.5 8.1-24.5 76 85.5 75.5-91.9
Upper Savannah 72 14 31.5 18.3-48.6 58 68.5 51.4-81.7
Waccamaw 75 15 22.6 13.8-34.7 60 77.4 65.3-86.2
Wateree 32 7 20.3 8.7-40.3 25 79.7 59.7-91.3

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking aspirin regularly.

#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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