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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Actions to Control High Blood Pressure

Were you told on two or more different visits to a doctor or other health professional that you had 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 4,017 3,330 79.4 76.8-81.8 17 0.5 0.2- 1.2 660 20.0 17.6-22.6 10 0.1 0.1- 0.3
GENDER
Male 1,555 1,278 78.4 74.2-82.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1 272 21.3 17.7-25.5 4 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Female 2,462 2,052 80.4 77.0-83.4 16 0.8 0.3- 2.2 388 18.6 15.7-22.0 6 0.2 0.1- 0.4
RACE
White 2,445 2,024 79.7 76.5-82.6 7 0.6 0.2- 1.8 408 19.6 16.7-22.7 6 0.1 0.0- 0.3
African American 1,229 1,025 78.7 73.0-83.4 8 0.4 0.2- 0.8 192 20.7 16.0-26.3 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Other 174 147 79.2 63.7-89.3 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5 25 20.5 10.5-36.1 0 0.0 . - .
HISPANIC
Yes 51 43 60.4 30.2-84.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 39.6 15.7-69.8 0 0.0 . - .
No 3,816 3,169 79.8 77.2-82.2 17 0.5 0.2- 1.2 620 19.5 17.1-22.1 10 0.2 0.1- 0.3
AGE
18-24 20 10 41.6 17.0-71.3 0 0.0 . - . 10 58.4 28.7-83.0 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 72 49 64.9 47.8-78.9 0 0.0 . - . 23 35.1 21.1-52.2 0 0.0 . - .
35-44 268 216 77.7 68.6-84.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 50 21.6 14.6-30.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
45-54 623 518 84.3 79.9-87.9 4 1.1 0.3- 5.0 100 14.4 11.1-18.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
55-64 1,157 971 82.6 78.8-85.9 4 0.1 0.1- 0.4 181 17.2 14.0-21.1 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
65+ 1,877 1,566 81.4 78.4-84.1 8 0.5 0.1- 1.9 296 17.9 15.2-20.8 7 0.3 0.1- 0.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 759 650 83.4 78.2-87.6 3 0.2 0.1- 0.5 106 16.4 12.2-21.6 0 0.0 . - .
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,322 1,088 76.7 71.4-81.3 8 0.9 0.3- 2.4 218 21.9 17.4-27.3 8 0.4 0.2- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 945 777 83.0 78.8-86.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3 164 16.9 13.4-21.1 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
College Graduate 980 806 76.5 70.5-81.6 3 0.6 0.1- 4.2 170 22.8 17.8-28.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 624 534 85.5 78.1-90.7 3 1.4 0.2- 7.6 85 12.9 8.0-20.0 2 0.2 0.1- 0.9
$15,000- $24,999 774 631 77.1 69.6-83.2 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9 135 22.3 16.2-29.9 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$25,000- $34,999 477 397 75.3 65.5-83.0 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7 76 24.3 16.6-34.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3
$35,000- $49,999 492 404 78.9 71.2-85.0 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 86 21.0 15.0-28.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1
$50,000+ 967 800 81.9 77.9-85.4 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 165 17.8 14.4-21.8 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
REGION**
Region I 555 466 84.9 79.7-88.9 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8 85 14.9 10.9-20.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Region II 507 409 73.4 65.8-79.8 3 1.4 0.4- 5.1 95 25.2 18.9-32.8 0 0.0 . - .
Region III 489 410 81.4 74.3-86.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.4 77 18.5 13.0-25.6 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Region IV 500 406 78.5 72.3-83.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 90 20.9 15.8-27.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.6
Region V 496 422 84.1 79.6-87.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3 70 15.1 11.4-19.6 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
Region VI 542 448 81.7 76.3-86.1 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9 91 17.9 13.5-23.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Region VII 482 402 77.5 68.6-84.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 79 21.9 15.0-30.9 0 0.0 . - .
Region VIII 446 367 80.3 74.4-85.0 4 0.8 0.2- 2.6 73 18.4 13.8-24.2 2 0.5 0.1- 3.1

*This question was asked of respondents who reported having been told by a doctor that they had high blood pressure.

** 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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