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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Cardiovascular Disease

Why do you take aspirin...
9c. To reduce the chance of a stroke?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,869 1,520 80.1 77.9-82.2 349 19.9 17.8-22.1
GENDER
Male 852 684 78.9 75.5-82.0 168 21.1 18.0-24.5
Female 1,017 836 81.4 78.5-84.0 181 18.6 16.0-21.5
RACE
White 1,559 1,270 80.2 77.9-82.4 289 19.8 17.6-22.1
African American 271 221 79.7 73.2-84.9 50 20.3 15.1-26.8
Other 23 18 90.2 76.6-96.3 5 9.8 3.7-23.4
HISPANIC
Yes 18 15 86.9 65.0-95.9 3 13.1 4.1-35.0
No 1,824 1,488 80.3 78.0-82.3 336 19.7 17.7-22.0
AGE
35-44 181 107 59.2 51.0-66.9 74 40.8 33.1-49.0
45-54 407 322 79.7 74.7-83.9 85 20.3 16.1-25.3
55-64 563 482 84.6 80.8-87.7 81 15.4 12.3-19.2
65+ 718 609 85.4 82.3-88.0 109 14.6 12.0-17.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 248 207 83.2 77.2-87.9 41 16.8 12.1-22.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 598 472 76.9 72.5-80.7 126 23.1 19.3-27.5
Some Post-H.S. 451 375 83.0 78.8-86.5 76 17.0 13.5-21.2
College Graduate 566 462 80.5 76.4-84.1 104 19.5 15.9-23.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 264 211 81.1 74.8-86.2 53 18.9 13.8-25.2
$15,000- $24,999 315 261 81.3 75.7-85.8 54 18.7 14.2-24.3
$25,000- $34,999 204 167 81.1 74.1-86.6 37 18.9 13.4-25.9
$35,000- $49,999 251 208 83.0 77.1-87.5 43 17.0 12.5-22.9
$50,000+ 587 469 76.8 72.4-80.7 118 23.2 19.3-27.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 112 91 81.0 71.8-87.7 21 19.0 12.3-28.2
Appalachia II 206 172 82.8 76.4-87.8 34 17.2 12.2-23.6
Appalachia III 130 104 81.7 73.4-87.8 26 18.3 12.2-26.6
Catawba 128 96 70.6 59.5-79.6 32 29.4 20.4-40.5
Edisto Savannah 155 126 80.7 72.4-87.0 29 19.3 13.0-27.6
Low Country 110 93 79.2 67.5-87.5 17 20.8 12.5-32.5
Palmetto 273 226 80.2 73.8-85.3 47 19.8 14.7-26.2
Pee Dee 132 106 83.4 75.6-89.0 26 16.6 11.0-24.4
Trident 236 183 75.3 68.2-81.3 53 24.7 18.7-31.8
Upper Savannah 91 70 77.7 66.8-85.7 21 22.3 14.3-33.2
Waccamaw 181 156 85.0 78.0-90.0 25 15.0 10.0-22.0
Wateree 104 88 83.9 73.4-90.7 16 16.1 9.3-26.6
Region***
Region I 203 161 79.4 72.6-84.9 42 20.6 15.1-27.4
Region II 336 276 82.4 77.5-86.4 60 17.6 13.6-22.5
Region III 401 322 76.9 71.3-81.7 79 23.1 18.3-28.7
Region IV 236 194 83.6 77.6-88.2 42 16.4 11.8-22.4
Region V 155 126 80.7 72.4-87.0 29 19.3 13.0-27.6
Region VI 181 156 85.0 78.0-90.0 25 15.0 10.0-22.0
Region VII 236 183 75.3 68.2-81.3 53 24.7 18.7-31.8
Region VIII 110 93 79.2 67.5-87.5 17 20.8 12.5-32.5

*This question was asked only of respondents aged 35+ and took 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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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