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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Cholesterol Awareness

Cholesterol check within past five years.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Had cholesterol checked in past 5 y Not checked in past 5 yrs Never had cholesterol checked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,159 6,868 78.4 77.1-79.6 282 3.4 3.0- 3.9 1,009 18.2 17.0-19.5
GENDER
Male 3,233 2,688 77.0 74.9-78.9 133 3.9 3.2- 4.8 412 19.1 17.2-21.1
Female 4,926 4,180 79.7 78.1-81.2 149 2.9 2.4- 3.5 597 17.4 15.9-19.0
RACE
White 6,138 5,206 79.8 78.4-81.1 245 4.1 3.6- 4.8 687 16.1 14.9-17.4
African American 1,761 1,447 75.6 72.7-78.4 32 1.8 1.2- 2.7 282 22.5 19.8-25.5
Other 202 168 74.6 65.0-82.2 3 1.6 0.5- 4.8 31 23.9 16.3-33.5
HISPANIC
Yes 116 89 72.6 61.2-81.6 8 4.1 1.8- 8.8 19 23.3 14.7-34.9
No 7,912 6,660 78.3 77.0-79.6 272 3.4 3.0- 3.9 980 18.2 17.0-19.5
AGE
18-24 367 164 45.1 39.3-51.0 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 198 53.6 47.7-59.4
25-34 979 659 67.0 63.5-70.2 49 4.9 3.6- 6.6 271 28.2 25.1-31.5
35-44 1,453 1,142 78.9 76.4-81.1 90 5.7 4.5- 7.0 221 15.5 13.5-17.7
45-54 1,660 1,446 86.3 84.3-88.1 60 3.3 2.5- 4.3 154 10.4 8.8-12.3
55-64 1,603 1,486 92.5 90.8-93.8 41 2.5 1.8- 3.5 76 5.0 3.9- 6.4
65+ 2,024 1,905 94.1 92.8-95.2 34 1.7 1.2- 2.4 85 4.2 3.3- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,084 880 74.8 71.0-78.2 33 2.8 1.9- 4.0 171 22.5 19.1-26.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,585 2,097 74.2 71.7-76.5 82 2.9 2.3- 3.8 406 22.9 20.6-25.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,054 1,724 77.1 74.4-79.7 86 4.2 3.3- 5.4 244 18.7 16.2-21.4
College Graduate 2,418 2,151 86.3 84.4-88.0 80 3.4 2.7- 4.3 187 10.3 8.8-12.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 963 761 75.4 71.4-79.0 38 3.0 2.1- 4.3 164 21.6 18.1-25.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,302 1,010 68.3 64.6-71.8 57 3.9 2.9- 5.2 235 27.8 24.3-31.5
$25,000- $34,999 955 786 75.4 71.4-79.0 33 3.6 2.4- 5.3 136 21.0 17.6-24.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,211 1,031 82.8 80.1-85.3 49 3.7 2.7- 5.1 131 13.4 11.2-16.1
$50,000+ 2,651 2,359 84.8 82.9-86.6 78 3.3 2.5- 4.2 214 11.9 10.3-13.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 511 431 78.1 72.8-82.6 19 4.2 2.6- 6.7 61 17.7 13.5-23.0
Appalachia II 904 765 79.7 75.8-83.1 25 2.9 1.8- 4.6 114 17.4 14.2-21.2
Appalachia III 675 570 79.0 74.5-82.9 27 4.5 3.0- 6.8 78 16.4 12.8-20.8
Catawba 524 440 77.5 72.2-82.1 20 3.9 2.4- 6.3 64 18.6 14.3-23.9
Edisto Savannah 615 524 79.7 74.2-84.2 14 2.1 1.2- 3.8 77 18.2 13.7-23.8
Low Country 434 365 78.2 72.3-83.1 17 3.2 1.8- 5.4 52 18.7 14.0-24.6
Palmetto 1,237 1,062 79.4 75.8-82.5 41 3.3 2.2- 4.9 134 17.3 14.3-20.8
Pee Dee 672 535 73.6 68.7-78.0 36 4.8 3.3- 6.9 101 21.6 17.4-26.5
Trident 968 821 79.1 75.3-82.5 27 2.4 1.6- 3.5 120 18.5 15.2-22.3
Upper Savannah 450 387 80.6 75.3-84.9 13 2.8 1.5- 5.1 50 16.6 12.5-21.8
Waccamaw 654 538 76.8 72.0-81.0 29 3.9 2.6- 5.8 87 19.3 15.2-24.2
Wateree 406 337 76.5 70.7-81.4 11 3.8 2.0- 7.3 58 19.7 15.1-25.3
Region***
Region I 961 818 79.3 75.6-82.5 32 3.5 2.4- 5.1 111 17.2 14.1-20.8
Region II 1,579 1,335 79.4 76.5-82.1 52 3.6 2.6- 4.8 192 17.0 14.5-19.8
Region III 1,761 1,502 78.8 75.9-81.5 61 3.5 2.6- 4.7 198 17.7 15.2-20.6
Region IV 1,078 872 74.7 71.0-78.0 47 4.4 3.2- 6.1 159 20.9 17.7-24.5
Region V 615 524 79.7 74.2-84.2 14 2.1 1.2- 3.8 77 18.2 13.7-23.8
Region VI 654 538 76.8 72.0-81.0 29 3.9 2.6- 5.8 87 19.3 15.2-24.2
Region VII 968 821 79.1 75.3-82.5 27 2.4 1.6- 3.5 120 18.5 15.2-22.3
Region VIII 434 365 78.2 72.3-83.1 17 3.2 1.8- 5.4 52 18.7 14.0-24.6

*Data in this table was derived from the Cholesterol Awareness questions.

#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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