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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Hypertension Awareness

Are you currently taking medicine for your high blood pressure? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,057 3,587 82.8 80.7-84.6 470 17.2 15.4-19.3
GENDER
Male 1,564 1,351 78.2 74.6-81.5 213 21.8 18.5-25.4
Female 2,493 2,236 87.0 84.9-88.8 257 13.0 11.2-15.1
RACE
White 2,827 2,496 82.7 80.3-84.8 331 17.3 15.2-19.7
African American 971 865 82.7 77.8-86.6 106 17.3 13.4-22.2
Other 146 123 81.4 70.9-88.7 23 18.6 11.3-29.1
HISPANIC
Yes 42 35 78.7 58.5-90.6 7 21.3 9.4-41.5
No 3,919 3,465 82.7 80.6-84.6 454 17.3 15.4-19.4
AGE
18-24 31 10 26.5 12.2-48.3 21 73.5 51.7-87.8
25-34 107 54 47.0 34.6-59.7 53 53.0 40.3-65.4
35-44 277 193 67.7 60.7-73.9 84 32.3 26.1-39.3
45-54 732 604 81.9 78.1-85.2 128 18.1 14.8-21.9
55-64 1,083 971 89.0 86.3-91.2 112 11.0 8.8-13.7
65+ 1,827 1,755 96.4 95.2-97.3 72 3.6 2.7- 4.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 741 668 84.4 78.4-88.9 73 15.6 11.1-21.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,320 1,149 80.8 77.0-84.2 171 19.2 15.8-23.0
Some Post-H.S. 936 809 80.9 76.7-84.5 127 19.1 15.5-23.3
College Graduate 1,043 947 86.3 82.4-89.4 96 13.7 10.6-17.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 557 498 83.7 78.2-88.0 59 16.3 12.0-21.8
$15,000- $24,999 729 649 83.0 77.5-87.4 80 17.0 12.6-22.5
$25,000- $34,999 469 410 83.9 78.3-88.4 59 16.1 11.6-21.7
$35,000- $49,999 535 467 82.1 75.0-87.5 68 17.9 12.5-25.0
$50,000+ 1,110 971 80.6 76.7-84.0 139 19.4 16.0-23.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 297 260 84.8 78.2-89.6 37 15.2 10.4-21.8
Appalachia II 249 210 76.8 66.8-84.4 39 23.2 15.6-33.2
Appalachia III 208 185 83.7 74.3-90.2 23 16.3 9.8-25.7
Catawba 159 137 84.1 76.6-89.5 22 15.9 10.5-23.4
Edisto Savannah 540 483 83.6 77.5-88.3 57 16.4 11.7-22.5
Low Country 464 416 87.7 82.1-91.7 48 12.3 8.3-17.9
Palmetto 300 257 80.4 73.2-86.0 43 19.6 14.0-26.8
Pee Dee 351 313 86.4 80.5-90.6 38 13.6 9.4-19.5
Trident 439 398 85.9 80.6-89.9 41 14.1 10.1-19.4
Upper Savannah 273 239 82.0 74.3-87.8 34 18.0 12.2-25.7
Waccamaw 504 440 78.7 72.4-83.8 64 21.3 16.2-27.6
Wateree 225 205 86.4 78.5-91.7 20 13.6 8.3-21.5
Region***
Region I 570 499 83.4 78.5-87.4 71 16.6 12.6-21.5
Region II 457 395 80.1 73.4-85.5 62 19.9 14.5-26.6
Region III 459 394 81.6 76.3-85.9 65 18.4 14.1-23.7
Region IV 576 518 86.4 81.9-89.9 58 13.6 10.1-18.1
Region V 540 483 83.6 77.5-88.3 57 16.4 11.7-22.5
Region VI 504 440 78.7 72.4-83.8 64 21.3 16.2-27.6
Region VII 439 398 85.9 80.6-89.9 41 14.1 10.1-19.4
Region VIII 464 416 87.7 82.1-91.7 48 12.3 8.3-17.9

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they have ever 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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