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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Actions to Control High Blood Pressure

Are you cutting down on salt 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 3,913 2,893 74.8 72.8-76.6 625 16.6 14.9-18.4 395 8.7 7.7- 9.8
GENDER
Male 1,506 1,065 72.1 68.8-75.2 293 19.5 16.7-22.7 148 8.3 6.8-10.1
Female 2,407 1,828 77.2 75.0-79.2 332 13.8 12.1-15.8 247 9.0 7.7-10.4
RACE
White 2,753 1,950 71.5 69.2-73.7 532 20.2 18.2-22.3 271 8.3 7.2- 9.6
African American 915 750 81.4 77.1-85.2 72 10.1 6.9-14.5 93 8.5 6.6-10.8
Other 141 111 78.3 68.3-85.8 12 9.7 4.8-18.6 18 12.0 6.8-20.2
HISPANIC
Yes 39 28 67.4 47.0-82.9 6 16.9 6.6-37.1 5 15.7 5.7-36.2
No 3,784 2,793 74.8 72.8-76.7 614 16.8 15.1-18.7 377 8.4 7.4- 9.5
AGE
18-24 29 17 46.8 24.8-70.1 11 50.7 27.6-73.5 1 2.4 0.3-16.0
25-34 98 77 80.9 69.2-88.9 19 18.0 10.2-29.8 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
35-44 265 203 78.7 72.3-83.9 40 15.4 10.8-21.5 22 5.9 3.6- 9.4
45-54 697 524 75.7 71.7-79.3 119 17.1 14.0-20.8 54 7.2 5.3- 9.6
55-64 1,050 780 74.5 71.0-77.7 165 15.3 12.8-18.3 105 10.2 8.1-12.7
65+ 1,774 1,292 73.9 71.3-76.4 271 14.6 12.7-16.7 211 11.5 9.7-13.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 700 529 73.4 67.7-78.4 77 13.7 9.3-19.7 94 12.9 10.2-16.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,270 945 76.9 73.6-80.0 189 14.3 11.7-17.3 136 8.8 7.1-10.9
Some Post-H.S. 910 665 73.7 69.7-77.4 157 18.6 15.3-22.4 88 7.7 5.9-10.0
College Graduate 1,015 744 74.2 70.6-77.5 198 19.8 16.8-23.2 73 6.0 4.5- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 537 400 74.2 68.8-79.0 66 12.9 9.1-17.8 71 12.9 9.8-16.8
$15,000- $24,999 700 539 79.1 74.5-83.0 94 13.2 9.8-17.6 67 7.6 5.8-10.1
$25,000- $34,999 453 347 77.6 71.8-82.5 66 15.7 11.2-21.4 40 6.7 4.6- 9.6
$35,000- $49,999 525 383 73.3 66.6-79.1 93 17.7 12.5-24.4 49 9.1 6.2-13.0
$50,000+ 1,085 771 72.3 68.8-75.5 231 21.3 18.4-24.6 83 6.4 4.9- 8.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 285 213 74.4 67.5-80.3 43 15.5 10.8-21.7 29 10.1 6.7-14.9
Appalachia II 241 163 65.3 56.3-73.4 50 25.5 17.7-35.3 28 9.1 6.1-13.4
Appalachia III 203 152 80.7 74.1-86.0 30 11.7 7.8-17.2 21 7.6 4.7-12.0
Catawba 155 119 76.3 68.1-82.9 20 13.5 8.5-21.0 16 10.2 6.1-16.5
Edisto Savannah 515 389 77.5 72.7-81.6 77 14.2 10.9-18.5 49 8.3 5.9-11.6
Low Country 448 327 78.3 73.5-82.4 78 13.6 10.4-17.6 43 8.1 5.8-11.3
Palmetto 295 220 73.6 66.9-79.3 50 18.1 13.1-24.3 25 8.4 5.3-13.0
Pee Dee 336 245 74.6 69.0-79.5 51 14.6 10.9-19.3 40 10.7 7.5-15.1
Trident 425 303 70.9 65.4-75.9 89 21.7 17.3-26.9 33 7.4 5.0-10.7
Upper Savannah 264 189 72.1 65.1-78.2 44 17.7 12.5-24.6 31 10.1 6.9-14.6
Waccamaw 487 379 78.7 73.6-83.0 62 14.5 10.6-19.6 46 6.8 5.0- 9.3
Wateree 219 161 78.7 72.3-84.0 29 11.4 7.6-16.7 29 9.9 6.5-14.7
Region***
Region I 549 402 73.3 68.5-77.7 87 16.6 12.9-21.0 60 10.1 7.6-13.2
Region II 444 315 72.6 66.5-77.9 80 19.0 14.1-25.1 49 8.4 6.2-11.3
Region III 450 339 74.5 69.3-79.0 70 16.6 12.8-21.3 41 8.9 6.3-12.5
Region IV 555 406 76.2 72.0-79.9 80 13.4 10.6-16.8 69 10.4 8.0-13.5
Region V 515 389 77.5 72.7-81.6 77 14.2 10.9-18.5 49 8.3 5.9-11.6
Region VI 487 379 78.7 73.6-83.0 62 14.5 10.6-19.6 46 6.8 5.0- 9.3
Region VII 425 303 70.9 65.4-75.9 89 21.7 17.3-26.9 33 7.4 5.0-10.7
Region VIII 448 327 78.3 73.5-82.4 78 13.6 10.4-17.6 43 8.1 5.8-11.3

*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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