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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,434 3,898 68.6 67.0-70.1 1,536 31.4 29.9-33.0
GENDER
Male 2,043 1,346 62.7 60.1-65.3 697 37.3 34.7-39.9
Female 3,391 2,552 73.8 72.1-75.6 839 26.2 24.4-27.9
RACE
White 4,289 3,093 69.4 67.7-71.1 1,196 30.6 28.9-32.3
African American 962 690 68.4 64.6-72.0 272 31.6 28.0-35.4
Other 142 87 56.7 46.4-66.4 55 43.3 33.6-53.6
HISPANIC
Yes 133 92 69.3 58.5-78.3 41 30.7 21.7-41.5
No 5,259 3,777 68.6 67.0-70.1 1,482 31.4 29.9-33.0
AGE
18-24 336 174 49.2 43.1-55.3 162 50.8 44.7-56.9
25-34 865 574 65.9 62.1-69.4 291 34.1 30.6-37.9
35-44 1,035 725 68.2 64.8-71.4 310 31.8 28.6-35.2
45-54 1,108 852 76.8 73.8-79.6 256 23.2 20.4-26.2
55-64 925 719 76.5 73.2-79.4 206 23.5 20.6-26.8
65+ 1,121 821 71.5 68.4-74.5 300 28.5 25.5-31.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 628 400 60.2 55.4-64.9 228 39.8 35.1-44.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,616 1,116 65.3 62.3-68.2 500 34.7 31.8-37.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,438 1,054 70.2 67.2-73.1 384 29.8 26.9-32.8
College Graduate 1,743 1,321 74.4 72.0-76.8 422 25.6 23.2-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 629 426 64.2 58.9-69.1 203 35.8 30.9-41.1
$15,000- $24,999 906 622 63.4 59.4-67.2 284 36.6 32.8-40.6
$25,000- $34,999 675 494 70.2 65.6-74.5 181 29.8 25.5-34.4
$35,000- $49,999 828 590 68.0 63.8-71.8 238 32.0 28.2-36.2
$50,000+ 1,777 1,339 73.4 70.9-75.7 438 26.6 24.3-29.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 343 239 66.5 60.2-72.4 104 33.5 27.6-39.8
Appalachia II 640 455 67.8 63.0-72.2 185 32.2 27.8-37.0
Appalachia III 431 293 64.1 58.1-69.7 138 35.9 30.3-41.9
Catawba 359 260 70.5 64.7-75.8 99 29.5 24.2-35.3
Edisto Savannah 424 287 63.5 57.5-69.1 137 36.5 30.9-42.5
Low Country 276 221 76.5 69.0-82.6 55 23.5 17.4-31.0
Palmetto 834 627 72.4 68.5-76.0 207 27.6 24.0-31.5
Pee Dee 387 279 68.2 61.9-73.8 108 31.8 26.2-38.1
Trident 685 491 68.6 64.3-72.6 194 31.4 27.4-35.7
Upper Savannah 270 190 65.2 57.9-71.8 80 34.8 28.2-42.1
Waccamaw 461 328 69.7 64.4-74.5 133 30.3 25.5-35.6
Wateree 281 204 70.5 63.3-76.7 77 29.5 23.3-36.7

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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