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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Hypertension Awareness

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes Yes,during pregnancy No Pre-hypertension/Borderline
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,358 4,065 30.4 29.2-31.6 94 1.1 0.9- 1.5 6,015 66.7 65.5-67.9 184 1.8 1.4- 2.2
GENDER
Male 3,902 1,568 30.5 28.6-32.5 0 0.0 . - . 2,238 66.9 64.8-68.9 96 2.7 2.0- 3.5
Female 6,456 2,497 30.3 29.0-31.8 94 2.2 1.7- 2.8 3,777 66.6 65.1-68.0 88 0.9 0.7- 1.2
RACE
White 7,619 2,834 29.6 28.3-30.9 59 0.9 0.7- 1.3 4,585 67.7 66.3-69.1 141 1.8 1.4- 2.3
African American 2,028 971 35.1 32.3-38.0 24 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,004 62.2 59.2-65.1 29 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Other 487 147 19.4 15.6-23.8 7 2.4 1.0- 5.4 324 76.1 71.0-80.5 9 2.2 0.9- 5.2
HISPANIC
Yes 164 42 17.2 11.6-24.6 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9 116 80.0 72.1-86.1 3 1.1 0.3- 4.2
No 10,018 3,927 30.6 29.4-31.8 88 1.1 0.8- 1.5 5,824 66.5 65.3-67.8 179 1.8 1.4- 2.2
AGE
18-24 356 31 8.9 5.7-13.8 8 1.6 0.7- 3.6 313 88.7 83.7-92.3 4 0.8 0.2- 2.6
25-34 931 107 11.3 8.8-14.2 31 2.3 1.5- 3.5 785 85.3 82.1-88.0 8 1.2 0.5- 2.6
35-44 1,569 278 17.3 15.2-19.7 31 1.8 1.1- 2.9 1,236 78.7 76.0-81.2 24 2.1 1.2- 3.8
45-54 2,176 732 33.8 31.4-36.3 13 0.6 0.3- 1.1 1,394 63.6 61.1-66.1 37 2.0 1.3- 3.1
55-64 2,266 1,085 48.0 45.5-50.6 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 1,133 49.9 47.4-52.5 42 1.8 1.3- 2.6
65+ 3,060 1,832 60.9 58.7-63.0 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5 1,154 36.7 34.6-38.8 69 2.2 1.7- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,333 742 44.1 40.1-48.3 11 1.3 0.5- 3.1 557 52.1 47.9-56.3 23 2.5 1.3- 4.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,124 1,324 33.1 30.9-35.4 21 0.6 0.3- 1.0 1,732 64.7 62.4-67.0 47 1.5 1.0- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,594 936 28.1 25.9-30.5 28 1.3 0.9- 2.1 1,584 68.9 66.5-71.3 46 1.6 1.0- 2.5
College Graduate 3,276 1,045 23.7 21.9-25.5 34 1.5 1.0- 2.2 2,130 73.0 71.0-74.9 67 1.9 1.3- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,018 557 46.0 41.6-50.5 7 0.4 0.2- 0.9 439 52.7 48.1-57.2 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,474 731 39.9 36.1-43.7 12 0.9 0.4- 1.8 705 57.4 53.5-61.2 26 1.9 0.9- 3.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,158 470 31.5 28.1-35.1 12 2.1 1.0- 4.1 660 64.5 60.7-68.2 16 1.9 1.0- 3.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,477 536 28.3 25.2-31.7 13 0.9 0.5- 1.8 901 69.1 65.7-72.4 27 1.7 0.9- 3.0
$50,000+ 3,749 1,111 23.5 21.9-25.2 38 1.2 0.8- 1.9 2,529 73.3 71.4-75.0 71 2.0 1.4- 2.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 747 299 31.6 27.5-36.0 9 1.2 0.6- 2.4 427 66.0 61.5-70.3 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2
Appalachia II 701 250 26.9 23.1-31.0 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7 431 69.6 65.2-73.7 15 2.8 1.4- 5.6
Appalachia III 522 209 31.5 26.5-36.9 7 1.8 0.8- 4.2 299 65.6 60.1-70.8 7 1.1 0.4- 2.7
Catawba 423 159 27.8 23.5-32.7 4 1.3 0.4- 4.5 250 68.2 63.0-73.0 10 2.6 1.2- 5.8
Edisto Savannah 1,295 541 36.1 32.8-39.6 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 731 62.0 58.5-65.4 13 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Low Country 1,226 465 30.1 26.7-33.7 12 1.0 0.5- 1.8 727 67.4 63.7-70.9 22 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Palmetto 850 301 27.8 24.5-31.5 5 0.8 0.3- 2.1 530 69.9 66.1-73.4 14 1.4 0.7- 3.1
Pee Dee 801 351 36.1 32.2-40.2 15 2.8 1.6- 4.8 421 59.4 55.2-63.5 14 1.7 0.9- 3.2
Trident 1,252 439 26.7 23.9-29.6 8 0.6 0.3- 1.2 777 70.7 67.7-73.6 28 2.0 1.3- 3.1
Upper Savannah 624 274 35.9 31.4-40.6 6 1.4 0.5- 3.8 333 61.4 56.6-66.1 11 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Waccamaw 1,271 504 31.3 28.2-34.6 8 1.3 0.6- 3.0 733 65.6 62.2-68.9 26 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Wateree 507 225 32.4 27.5-37.8 5 1.2 0.4- 3.5 268 64.9 59.4-70.1 9 1.4 0.6- 3.5
Region***
Region I 1,371 573 33.6 30.5-36.8 15 1.3 0.7- 2.4 760 63.9 60.7-67.1 23 1.2 0.8- 1.9
Region II 1,223 459 28.9 25.8-32.2 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2 730 67.9 64.4-71.1 22 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Region III 1,273 460 27.8 25.1-30.7 9 1.0 0.4- 2.1 780 69.4 66.3-72.2 24 1.8 1.1- 3.2
Region IV 1,308 576 34.6 31.5-37.9 20 2.2 1.3- 3.5 689 61.6 58.2-64.9 23 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Region V 1,295 541 36.1 32.8-39.6 10 0.6 0.3- 1.3 731 62.0 58.5-65.4 13 1.2 0.6- 2.3
Region VI 1,271 504 31.3 28.2-34.6 8 1.3 0.6- 3.0 733 65.6 62.2-68.9 26 1.7 1.0- 2.9
Region VII 1,252 439 26.7 23.9-29.6 8 0.6 0.3- 1.2 777 70.7 67.7-73.6 28 2.0 1.3- 3.1
Region VIII 1,226 465 30.1 26.7-33.7 12 1.0 0.5- 1.8 727 67.4 63.7-70.9 22 1.5 0.9- 2.4

*This measure changed in 2005 to include pre-hypertensive

#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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