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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Actions to Control High Blood Pressure

Has a doctor or other health professional ever advised you to exercise
to help lower or control your high blood pressure?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,890 3,027 78.8 76.9-80.5 863 21.2 19.5-23.1
GENDER
Male 1,501 1,178 79.2 76.2-82.0 323 20.8 18.0-23.8
Female 2,389 1,849 78.3 76.1-80.4 540 21.7 19.6-23.9
RACE
White 2,734 2,103 77.2 74.9-79.4 631 22.8 20.6-25.1
African American 911 750 83.6 80.4-86.3 161 16.4 13.7-19.6
Other 141 101 75.3 65.3-83.1 40 24.7 16.9-34.7
HISPANIC
Yes 40 33 82.4 62.6-92.9 7 17.6 7.1-37.4
No 3,761 2,931 78.8 77.0-80.6 830 21.2 19.4-23.0
AGE
18-24 29 26 91.5 74.6-97.5 3 8.5 2.5-25.4
25-34 98 80 77.8 63.2-87.7 18 22.2 12.3-36.8
35-44 265 223 86.5 81.1-90.5 42 13.5 9.5-18.9
45-54 696 557 80.5 76.7-83.8 139 19.5 16.2-23.3
55-64 1,040 849 81.4 78.3-84.3 191 18.6 15.7-21.7
65+ 1,762 1,292 72.5 69.7-75.1 470 27.5 24.9-30.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 699 513 71.8 66.2-76.8 186 28.2 23.2-33.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,253 990 81.3 78.5-83.9 263 18.7 16.1-21.5
Some Post-H.S. 908 717 80.5 76.9-83.7 191 19.5 16.3-23.1
College Graduate 1,012 798 79.1 75.7-82.2 214 20.9 17.8-24.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 533 417 77.9 73.1-82.1 116 22.1 17.9-26.9
$15,000- $24,999 695 537 80.3 76.3-83.8 158 19.7 16.2-23.7
$25,000- $34,999 453 357 78.3 72.9-82.9 96 21.7 17.1-27.1
$35,000- $49,999 523 414 77.3 70.4-83.0 109 22.7 17.0-29.6
$50,000+ 1,080 869 80.8 77.6-83.6 211 19.2 16.4-22.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 286 231 84.9 80.0-88.8 55 15.1 11.2-20.0
Appalachia II 239 187 80.2 73.9-85.2 52 19.8 14.8-26.1
Appalachia III 203 146 71.4 61.5-79.6 57 28.6 20.4-38.5
Catawba 154 129 85.2 78.3-90.2 25 14.8 9.8-21.7
Edisto Savannah 508 409 84.5 80.8-87.6 99 15.5 12.4-19.2
Low Country 445 348 80.9 76.2-84.8 97 19.1 15.2-23.8
Palmetto 292 217 74.3 68.0-79.7 75 25.7 20.3-32.0
Pee Dee 336 249 75.9 70.1-80.9 87 24.1 19.1-29.9
Trident 421 323 78.3 73.4-82.6 98 21.7 17.4-26.6
Upper Savannah 265 216 81.9 75.8-86.7 49 18.1 13.3-24.2
Waccamaw 484 374 76.5 70.8-81.3 110 23.5 18.7-29.2
Wateree 218 169 80.1 73.1-85.6 49 19.9 14.4-26.9
Region***
Region I 551 447 83.5 79.7-86.6 104 16.5 13.4-20.3
Region II 442 333 76.0 70.2-80.9 109 24.0 19.1-29.8
Region III 446 346 77.8 73.1-82.0 100 22.2 18.0-26.9
Region IV 554 418 77.5 73.1-81.3 136 22.5 18.7-26.9
Region V 508 409 84.5 80.8-87.6 99 15.5 12.4-19.2
Region VI 484 374 76.5 70.8-81.3 110 23.5 18.7-29.2
Region VII 421 323 78.3 73.4-82.6 98 21.7 17.4-26.6
Region VIII 445 348 80.9 76.2-84.8 97 19.1 15.2-23.8

*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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