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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Actions to Control High Blood Pressure

Are you reducing alcohol use to help lower or control your high blood pressure?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Do not use
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,908 1,137 30.9 28.8-33.0 707 18.5 16.7-20.4 2,064 50.6 48.5-52.8
GENDER
Male 1,503 539 37.0 33.5-40.6 361 23.2 20.2-26.5 603 39.8 36.4-43.3
Female 2,405 598 25.3 23.1-27.6 346 14.2 12.4-16.2 1,461 60.5 58.0-63.1
RACE
White 2,747 818 30.5 28.2-33.0 596 21.4 19.4-23.5 1,333 48.1 45.6-50.7
African American 914 272 33.1 28.9-37.6 77 12.7 9.0-17.7 565 54.2 49.4-58.9
Other 142 32 29.9 20.4-41.7 24 18.4 11.5-28.2 86 51.6 41.0-62.2
HISPANIC
Yes 40 10 25.2 11.8-45.9 7 24.7 11.3-45.9 23 50.0 31.6-68.4
No 3,778 1,116 31.3 29.2-33.5 693 18.6 16.8-20.5 1,969 50.1 47.9-52.3
AGE
18-24 29 12 39.0 19.5-62.8 8 39.2 17.5-66.1 9 21.8 9.4-42.9
25-34 98 41 41.4 29.0-55.0 21 24.9 15.0-38.3 36 33.7 22.6-47.1
35-44 265 123 50.2 42.9-57.4 35 13.1 9.1-18.5 107 36.7 30.1-43.8
45-54 697 266 37.8 33.4-42.3 118 18.4 15.0-22.3 313 43.9 39.4-48.5
55-64 1,045 311 29.3 25.9-32.9 186 17.5 14.8-20.5 548 53.3 49.5-57.0
65+ 1,774 384 18.7 16.6-21.0 339 18.2 15.9-20.6 1,051 63.1 60.3-65.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 701 128 21.2 16.3-27.1 55 10.1 6.2-16.1 518 68.7 62.3-74.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,266 365 31.6 28.0-35.4 154 14.1 11.4-17.3 747 54.3 50.5-58.1
Some Post-H.S. 910 293 35.3 31.1-39.7 170 17.7 14.4-21.6 447 47.0 42.5-51.6
College Graduate 1,013 348 33.0 29.3-36.9 324 31.4 27.7-35.3 341 35.6 31.8-39.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 126 25.6 20.8-31.1 42 9.5 6.4-14.0 369 64.9 59.1-70.3
$15,000- $24,999 702 186 29.1 24.4-34.4 71 12.1 8.3-17.4 445 58.8 53.1-64.2
$25,000- $34,999 455 128 26.5 21.4-32.4 54 12.1 8.2-17.5 273 61.4 55.1-67.4
$35,000- $49,999 525 175 35.8 29.5-42.7 103 18.0 12.8-24.7 247 46.2 39.9-52.6
$50,000+ 1,078 388 36.3 32.8-40.1 355 31.9 28.4-35.6 335 31.8 28.3-35.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 285 74 32.1 24.5-40.8 39 11.8 8.3-16.5 172 56.1 48.0-63.8
Appalachia II 240 54 24.6 18.3-32.3 54 28.4 20.5-37.9 132 47.0 39.0-55.0
Appalachia III 203 50 28.4 19.9-38.7 31 17.9 11.6-26.6 122 53.7 43.9-63.2
Catawba 156 34 20.4 14.5-28.0 29 16.0 10.8-23.0 93 63.6 55.1-71.3
Edisto Savannah 513 157 35.3 30.0-41.0 87 15.0 11.9-18.8 269 49.7 44.3-55.2
Low Country 448 151 37.1 30.8-43.9 120 21.1 17.1-25.7 177 41.9 35.3-48.7
Palmetto 294 97 33.6 27.4-40.4 55 20.1 14.9-26.6 142 46.3 39.7-53.1
Pee Dee 336 70 22.7 17.6-28.8 36 12.9 9.1-18.0 230 64.4 57.9-70.4
Trident 424 135 33.6 27.9-39.7 107 25.1 20.6-30.2 182 41.3 35.8-47.1
Upper Savannah 266 75 35.4 28.3-43.2 28 10.2 6.7-15.3 163 54.4 47.0-61.6
Waccamaw 485 170 38.6 33.1-44.4 89 18.0 13.9-23.1 226 43.3 37.9-48.9
Wateree 219 62 35.2 27.3-44.0 29 12.4 8.1-18.4 128 52.4 44.2-60.6
Region***
Region I 551 149 33.7 28.4-39.5 67 11.0 8.4-14.3 335 55.2 49.8-60.6
Region II 443 104 26.4 21.0-32.6 85 23.5 18.0-29.9 254 50.1 43.9-56.4
Region III 450 131 29.3 24.6-34.5 84 18.8 14.7-23.6 235 51.9 46.5-57.3
Region IV 555 132 27.5 22.9-32.5 65 12.7 9.7-16.5 358 59.8 54.7-64.8
Region V 513 157 35.3 30.0-41.0 87 15.0 11.9-18.8 269 49.7 44.3-55.2
Region VI 485 170 38.6 33.1-44.4 89 18.0 13.9-23.1 226 43.3 37.9-48.9
Region VII 424 135 33.6 27.9-39.7 107 25.1 20.6-30.2 182 41.3 35.8-47.1
Region VIII 448 151 37.1 30.8-43.9 120 21.1 17.1-25.7 177 41.9 35.3-48.7

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told that they had high blood pressure.

#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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