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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Hypertension Awareness

Risk Factor for having been told had high blood pressure by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk for High BP At Risk for High BP
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,358 6,293 69.6 68.4-70.8 4,065 30.4 29.2-31.6
GENDER
Male 3,902 2,334 69.5 67.5-71.4 1,568 30.5 28.6-32.5
Female 6,456 3,959 69.7 68.2-71.0 2,497 30.3 29.0-31.8
RACE
White 7,619 4,785 70.4 69.1-71.7 2,834 29.6 28.3-30.9
African American 2,028 1,057 64.9 62.0-67.7 971 35.1 32.3-38.0
Other 487 340 80.6 76.2-84.4 147 19.4 15.6-23.8
HISPANIC
Yes 164 122 82.8 75.4-88.4 42 17.2 11.6-24.6
No 10,018 6,091 69.4 68.2-70.6 3,927 30.6 29.4-31.8
AGE
18-24 356 325 91.1 86.2-94.3 31 8.9 5.7-13.8
25-34 931 824 88.7 85.8-91.2 107 11.3 8.8-14.2
35-44 1,569 1,291 82.7 80.3-84.8 278 17.3 15.2-19.7
45-54 2,176 1,444 66.2 63.7-68.6 732 33.8 31.4-36.3
55-64 2,266 1,181 52.0 49.4-54.5 1,085 48.0 45.5-50.6
65+ 3,060 1,228 39.1 37.0-41.3 1,832 60.9 58.7-63.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,333 591 55.9 51.7-59.9 742 44.1 40.1-48.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,124 1,800 66.9 64.6-69.1 1,324 33.1 30.9-35.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,594 1,658 71.9 69.5-74.1 936 28.1 25.9-30.5
College Graduate 3,276 2,231 76.3 74.5-78.1 1,045 23.7 21.9-25.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,018 461 54.0 49.5-58.4 557 46.0 41.6-50.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,474 743 60.1 56.3-63.9 731 39.9 36.1-43.7
$25,000- $34,999 1,158 688 68.5 64.9-71.9 470 31.5 28.1-35.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,477 941 71.7 68.3-74.8 536 28.3 25.2-31.7
$50,000+ 3,749 2,638 76.5 74.8-78.1 1,111 23.5 21.9-25.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 747 448 68.4 64.0-72.5 299 31.6 27.5-36.0
Appalachia II 701 451 73.1 69.0-76.9 250 26.9 23.1-31.0
Appalachia III 522 313 68.5 63.1-73.5 209 31.5 26.5-36.9
Catawba 423 264 72.2 67.3-76.5 159 27.8 23.5-32.7
Edisto Savannah 1,295 754 63.9 60.4-67.2 541 36.1 32.8-39.6
Low Country 1,226 761 69.9 66.3-73.3 465 30.1 26.7-33.7
Palmetto 850 549 72.2 68.5-75.5 301 27.8 24.5-31.5
Pee Dee 801 450 63.9 59.8-67.8 351 36.1 32.2-40.2
Trident 1,252 813 73.3 70.4-76.1 439 26.7 23.9-29.6
Upper Savannah 624 350 64.1 59.4-68.6 274 35.9 31.4-40.6
Waccamaw 1,271 767 68.7 65.4-71.8 504 31.3 28.2-34.6
Wateree 507 282 67.6 62.2-72.5 225 32.4 27.5-37.8
Region***
Region I 1,371 798 66.4 63.2-69.5 573 33.6 30.5-36.8
Region II 1,223 764 71.1 67.8-74.2 459 28.9 25.8-32.2
Region III 1,273 813 72.2 69.3-74.9 460 27.8 25.1-30.7
Region IV 1,308 732 65.4 62.1-68.5 576 34.6 31.5-37.9
Region V 1,295 754 63.9 60.4-67.2 541 36.1 32.8-39.6
Region VI 1,271 767 68.7 65.4-71.8 504 31.3 28.2-34.6
Region VII 1,252 813 73.3 70.4-76.1 439 26.7 23.9-29.6
Region VIII 1,226 761 69.9 66.3-73.3 465 30.1 26.7-33.7

*Data in this table was derived from the Hypertension 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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