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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

Why do you take aspirin...
To reduce the chance of a heart attack?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,077 946 88.0 85.3-90.2 131 12.0 9.8-14.7
GENDER
Male 472 422 89.1 85.3-92.0 50 10.9 8.0-14.7
Female 605 524 86.7 82.7-89.9 81 13.3 10.1-17.3
RACE
White 879 778 88.6 85.7-90.9 101 11.4 9.1-14.3
African American 169 145 86.6 78.6-91.9 24 13.4 8.1-21.4
Other Minorities 17 14 86.0 57.0-96.6 3 14.0 3.4-43.0
HISPANIC
Yes 21 20 91.9 59.6-98.9 1 8.1 1.1-40.4
No 1,030 902 88.0 85.3-90.3 128 12.0 9.7-14.7
AGE
35-44 129 86 69.8 59.3-78.6 43 30.2 21.4-40.7
45-54 238 206 89.6 84.3-93.2 32 10.4 6.8-15.7
55-64 282 261 91.7 86.6-94.9 21 8.3 5.1-13.4
65+ 419 386 91.9 87.7-94.7 33 8.1 5.3-12.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 183 81.0 72.1-87.5 30 19.0 12.5-27.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 329 289 91.2 87.0-94.1 40 8.8 5.9-13.0
Some Post-H.S. 231 205 86.4 79.4-91.3 26 13.6 8.7-20.6
College Graduate 303 268 89.9 85.5-93.0 35 10.1 7.0-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 172 145 83.6 74.1-90.1 27 16.4 9.9-25.9
$15,000- 24,999 201 172 85.3 78.0-90.5 29 14.7 9.5-22.0
$25,000- 34,999 118 101 86.1 76.4-92.2 17 13.9 7.8-23.6
$35,000- 49,999 160 145 91.0 84.0-95.1 15 9.0 4.9-16.0
$50,000+ 287 261 90.7 85.7-94.1 26 9.3 5.9-14.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 51 45 88.8 75.3-95.4 6 11.2 4.6-24.7
Appalachia II 81 69 83.1 71.4-90.6 12 16.9 9.4-28.6
Appalachia III 61 50 82.1 68.7-90.6 11 17.9 9.4-31.3
Catawba 54 49 93.7 84.4-97.6 5 6.3 2.4-15.6
Edisto 21 18 87.6 66.2-96.2 3 12.4 3.8-33.8
Low Country 46 42 91.8 78.2-97.2 4 8.2 2.8-21.8
Palmetto 105 96 92.1 84.5-96.2 9 7.9 3.8-15.5
Pee Dee 341 298 84.4 77.3-89.5 43 15.6 10.5-22.7
Savannah 43 37 86.6 70.2-94.6 6 13.4 5.4-29.8
Trident 90 77 88.6 80.6-93.6 13 11.4 6.4-19.4
Upper Savannah 70 60 77.7 61.3-88.5 10 22.3 11.5-38.7
Waccamaw 73 65 91.2 82.8-95.7 8 8.8 4.3-17.2
Wateree 32 31 96.6 79.5-99.5 1 3.4 0.5-20.5

* 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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