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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 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 1,378 1,017 73.6 70.9-76.2 361 26.4 23.8-29.1
GENDER
Male 611 447 72.5 68.4-76.3 164 27.5 23.7-31.6
Female 767 570 74.9 71.3-78.2 197 25.1 21.8-28.7
RACE
White 1,143 846 73.3 70.3-76.1 297 26.7 23.9-29.7
African American 209 153 75.8 68.7-81.7 56 24.2 18.3-31.3
Other 18 12 63.3 34.6-84.9 6 36.7 15.1-65.4
HISPANIC
Yes 33 25 81.1 62.9-91.6 8 18.9 8.4-37.1
No 1,327 978 73.3 70.5-75.9 349 26.7 24.1-29.5
AGE
35-44 164 87 57.5 48.7-65.9 77 42.5 34.1-51.3
45-54 307 219 71.4 65.1-77.0 88 28.6 23.0-34.9
55-64 381 295 77.4 72.3-81.7 86 22.6 18.3-27.7
65+ 518 410 79.3 75.2-82.9 108 20.7 17.1-24.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 145 74.3 66.8-80.7 55 25.7 19.3-33.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 406 295 70.8 65.3-75.7 111 29.2 24.3-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 339 248 74.3 68.8-79.0 91 25.7 21.0-31.2
College Graduate 431 327 75.6 70.8-79.8 104 24.4 20.2-29.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 169 128 78.9 71.3-85.0 41 21.1 15.0-28.7
$15,000- $24,999 257 190 70.2 63.0-76.5 67 29.8 23.5-37.0
$25,000- $34,999 168 128 78.4 71.0-84.4 40 21.6 15.6-29.0
$35,000- $49,999 197 147 75.9 68.9-81.8 50 24.1 18.2-31.1
$50,000+ 410 299 71.9 66.9-76.5 111 28.1 23.5-33.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 97 70 67.9 56.6-77.4 27 32.1 22.6-43.4
Appalachia II 145 109 71.9 62.2-80.0 36 28.1 20.0-37.8
Appalachia III 92 64 69.9 58.4-79.4 28 30.1 20.6-41.6
Catawba 72 52 71.3 58.8-81.2 20 28.7 18.8-41.2
Edisto Savannah 105 81 77.1 65.5-85.7 24 22.9 14.3-34.5
Low Country 92 75 83.9 74.7-90.1 17 16.1 9.9-25.3
Palmetto 215 160 76.3 69.3-82.1 55 23.7 17.9-30.7
Pee Dee 102 73 67.8 56.3-77.5 29 32.2 22.5-43.7
Trident 156 112 74.2 66.1-81.0 44 25.8 19.0-33.9
Upper Savannah 77 57 76.0 64.2-84.8 20 24.0 15.2-35.8
Waccamaw 137 98 67.9 58.3-76.1 39 32.1 23.9-41.7
Wateree 81 60 76.6 65.4-84.9 21 23.4 15.1-34.6

* 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 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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