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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Cholesterol Awareness

Have you EVER been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high? *

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,059 4,109 39.2 37.9-40.6 4,950 60.8 59.4-62.1
GENDER
Male 3,420 1,633 41.0 38.7-43.3 1,787 59.0 56.7-61.3
Female 5,639 2,476 37.7 36.1-39.3 3,163 62.3 60.7-63.9
RACE
White 6,811 3,146 40.5 39.0-42.1 3,665 59.5 57.9-61.0
African American 1,665 711 36.6 33.5-39.8 954 63.4 60.2-66.5
Other 393 153 32.7 26.4-39.7 240 67.3 60.3-73.6
HISPANIC
Yes 130 54 32.8 22.8-44.6 76 67.2 55.4-77.2
No 8,779 3,975 39.2 37.9-40.6 4,804 60.8 59.4-62.1
AGE
18-24 144 10 4.9 2.3-10.1 134 95.1 89.9-97.7
25-34 616 107 18.1 14.5-22.4 509 81.9 77.6-85.5
35-44 1,289 370 30.6 27.4-34.0 919 69.4 66.0-72.6
45-54 1,968 822 42.2 39.5-44.9 1,146 57.8 55.1-60.5
55-64 2,142 1,186 54.9 52.3-57.6 956 45.1 42.4-47.7
65+ 2,900 1,614 55.8 53.6-58.1 1,286 44.2 41.9-46.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,086 600 49.2 44.8-53.6 486 50.8 46.4-55.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,647 1,225 39.5 37.0-42.1 1,422 60.5 57.9-63.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,282 1,034 39.4 36.6-42.2 1,248 60.6 57.8-63.4
College Graduate 3,016 1,241 35.8 33.5-38.1 1,775 64.2 61.9-66.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 851 459 47.2 42.6-51.8 392 52.8 48.2-57.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,228 601 39.8 35.7-44.0 627 60.2 56.0-64.3
$25,000- $34,999 981 458 42.3 38.0-46.7 523 57.7 53.3-62.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,317 611 38.4 35.0-42.1 706 61.6 57.9-65.0
$50,000+ 3,431 1,395 36.3 34.3-38.5 2,036 63.7 61.5-65.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 654 289 37.5 33.0-42.2 365 62.5 57.8-67.0
Appalachia II 617 276 39.3 34.7-44.0 341 60.7 56.0-65.3
Appalachia III 463 207 40.3 34.8-46.1 256 59.7 53.9-65.2
Catawba 362 158 38.8 33.1-44.8 204 61.2 55.2-66.9
Edisto Savannah 1,123 532 41.2 37.7-44.8 591 58.8 55.2-62.3
Low Country 1,101 512 38.8 35.1-42.7 589 61.2 57.3-64.9
Palmetto 750 319 36.2 32.1-40.4 431 63.8 59.6-67.9
Pee Dee 667 308 41.0 36.6-45.6 359 59.0 54.4-63.4
Trident 1,110 491 38.3 34.8-42.0 619 61.7 58.0-65.2
Upper Savannah 547 264 43.5 38.2-48.9 283 56.5 51.1-61.8
Waccamaw 1,128 511 39.2 35.7-42.8 617 60.8 57.2-64.3
Wateree 428 201 43.9 38.0-49.9 227 56.1 50.1-62.0
Region***
Region I 1,201 553 40.2 36.8-43.8 648 59.8 56.2-63.2
Region II 1,080 483 39.7 36.2-43.4 597 60.3 56.6-63.8
Region III 1,112 477 37.0 33.6-40.4 635 63.0 59.6-66.4
Region IV 1,095 509 42.1 38.6-45.8 586 57.9 54.2-61.4
Region V 1,123 532 41.2 37.7-44.8 591 58.8 55.2-62.3
Region VI 1,128 511 39.2 35.7-42.8 617 60.8 57.2-64.3
Region VII 1,110 491 38.3 34.8-42.0 619 61.7 58.0-65.2
Region VIII 1,101 512 38.8 35.1-42.7 589 61.2 57.3-64.9

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they have ever had blood cholesterol checked.

#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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