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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 stroke?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 985 713 72.5 68.9-75.9 272 27.5 24.1-31.1
GENDER
Male 435 319 73.6 68.3-78.3 116 26.4 21.7-31.7
Female 550 394 71.3 66.2-76.0 156 28.7 24.0-33.8
RACE
White 800 582 72.7 68.7-76.4 218 27.3 23.6-31.3
African American 159 118 76.3 66.7-83.8 41 23.7 16.2-33.3
Other Minorities 16 9 58.3 31.2-81.2 7 41.7 18.8-68.8
HISPANIC
Yes 20 14 73.6 44.8-90.5 6 26.4 9.5-55.2
No 942 681 72.4 68.7-75.9 261 27.6 24.1-31.3
AGE
35-44 122 65 56.3 45.0-67.0 57 43.7 33.0-55.0
45-54 224 166 76.3 68.5-82.6 58 23.7 17.4-31.5
55-64 265 201 75.7 68.6-81.6 64 24.3 18.4-31.4
65+ 365 275 74.6 68.5-79.8 90 25.4 20.2-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 196 143 68.6 58.9-76.8 53 31.4 23.2-41.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 294 216 77.8 71.4-83.1 78 22.2 16.9-28.6
Some Post-H.S. 213 152 67.9 59.5-75.3 61 32.1 24.7-40.5
College Graduate 281 201 73.2 66.7-78.9 80 26.8 21.1-33.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 163 114 71.6 61.2-80.2 49 28.4 19.8-38.8
$15,000- 24,999 178 130 71.8 62.5-79.5 48 28.2 20.5-37.5
$25,000- 34,999 108 76 67.1 55.0-77.3 32 32.9 22.7-45.0
$35,000- 49,999 142 103 75.2 65.5-82.8 39 24.8 17.2-34.5
$50,000+ 268 199 73.4 66.6-79.3 69 26.6 20.7-33.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 48 32 67.2 51.3-79.9 16 32.8 20.1-48.7
Appalachia II 73 50 64.1 50.9-75.5 23 35.9 24.5-49.1
Appalachia III 53 38 70.5 55.3-82.2 15 29.5 17.8-44.7
Catawba 52 39 74.5 58.7-85.7 13 25.5 14.3-41.3
Edisto 19 13 70.4 44.4-87.6 6 29.6 12.4-55.6
Low Country 45 31 74.3 59.3-85.1 14 25.7 14.9-40.7
Palmetto 97 76 79.9 70.1-87.1 21 20.1 12.9-29.9
Pee Dee 309 223 70.3 63.0-76.7 86 29.7 23.3-37.0
Savannah 38 26 74.5 57.0-86.6 12 25.5 13.4-43.0
Trident 80 60 77.9 67.0-86.0 20 22.1 14.0-33.0
Upper Savannah 66 45 61.2 44.7-75.5 21 38.8 24.5-55.3
Waccamaw 68 52 76.9 64.5-85.9 16 23.1 14.1-35.5
Wateree 30 23 74.2 52.9-88.0 7 25.8 12.0-47.1

* 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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