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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Cholesterol Awareness

Cholesterol check within past five years*

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  Total #
Respondents
Checked in past 5 yrs Not checked in past 5 yrs Never checked
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,545 8,380 79.1 77.3-80.8 273 3.2 2.7- 3.9 892 17.7 16.1-19.5
GENDER
Male 3,636 3,135 76.0 73.1-78.7 129 3.6 2.8- 4.7 372 20.4 17.7-23.3
Female 5,909 5,245 81.9 79.8-83.9 144 2.9 2.2- 3.6 520 15.2 13.3-17.3
RACE
White 6,217 5,547 81.7 79.7-83.6 220 4.2 3.4- 5.1 450 14.1 12.3-16.1
African American 2,604 2,222 72.9 68.6-76.7 35 1.2 0.8- 2.0 347 25.9 22.1-30.1
Other 463 378 74.7 67.1-81.0 14 2.3 1.1- 5.1 71 23.0 16.8-30.6
HISPANIC
Yes 151 119 67.0 52.7-78.8 4 2.0 0.5- 7.7 28 31.0 19.4-45.5
No 9,174 8,062 79.2 77.4-80.9 266 3.3 2.8- 4.0 846 17.4 15.8-19.2
AGE
18-24 254 100 35.4 27.5-44.2 4 1.0 0.3- 2.7 150 63.6 54.8-71.6
25-34 649 437 63.8 58.5-68.9 25 3.6 2.2- 5.8 187 32.6 27.7-38.0
35-44 1,208 958 78.0 74.1-81.4 69 5.9 4.2- 8.2 181 16.2 13.1-19.8
45-54 1,821 1,591 87.3 84.6-89.6 75 3.5 2.6- 4.7 155 9.3 7.2-11.9
55-64 2,327 2,155 92.0 90.1-93.5 66 3.2 2.2- 4.6 106 4.8 3.7- 6.3
65+ 3,286 3,139 96.1 95.0-96.9 34 0.8 0.5- 1.2 113 3.2 2.4- 4.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,301 1,100 70.2 64.7-75.2 24 2.6 1.5- 4.5 177 27.2 22.2-32.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,992 2,559 73.3 69.7-76.7 65 2.5 1.7- 3.7 368 24.1 20.8-27.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,410 2,110 80.8 77.5-83.7 80 3.0 2.2- 4.1 220 16.2 13.4-19.4
College Graduate 2,822 2,594 87.1 84.2-89.5 103 4.4 3.2- 5.9 125 8.6 6.4-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,119 929 70.5 64.1-76.2 30 3.0 1.7- 5.3 160 26.5 20.9-33.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,617 1,372 72.6 67.6-77.0 42 2.4 1.6- 3.6 203 25.0 20.6-30.1
$25,000- $34,999 1,092 962 79.2 73.9-83.6 32 3.2 2.0- 5.0 98 17.6 13.3-23.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,175 1,030 76.6 70.9-81.4 36 3.3 2.0- 5.4 109 20.2 15.5-25.9
$50,000+ 3,008 2,763 87.5 85.2-89.5 98 3.9 2.9- 5.2 147 8.6 6.9-10.8
REGION**
Region I 1,233 1,085 82.1 78.0-85.6 35 3.7 2.3- 5.9 113 14.2 11.0-18.1
Region II 1,209 1,055 77.8 73.3-81.8 43 4.5 3.0- 6.9 111 17.7 14.0-22.1
Region III 1,277 1,120 79.2 74.5-83.3 37 2.8 1.8- 4.3 120 18.0 14.0-22.8
Region IV 1,133 975 77.6 73.1-81.5 29 2.0 1.3- 3.1 129 20.4 16.6-25.0
Region V 1,149 1,008 79.2 73.9-83.6 31 2.6 1.7- 4.0 110 18.2 13.9-23.6
Region VI 1,229 1,086 78.0 72.8-82.4 34 3.5 2.2- 5.7 109 18.5 14.3-23.7
Region VII 1,138 1,022 81.7 75.8-86.3 37 2.8 1.7- 4.5 79 15.6 11.0-21.5
Region VIII 1,177 1,029 75.4 70.6-79.7 27 3.5 2.0- 5.8 121 21.2 17.0-25.9

*Data in this table was derived from the Cholesterol Awareness questions.

** 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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