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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Cholesterol Awareness

About how long has it been since you last had your blood cholesterol checked?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5 or more yrs ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,653 6,966 75.0 73.3-76.6 882 12.0 10.8-13.3 532 9.1 8.0-10.3 273 3.9 3.3- 4.7
GENDER
Male 3,264 2,611 74.3 71.5-76.9 318 11.7 9.8-13.8 206 9.5 7.8-11.6 129 4.6 3.5- 5.9
Female 5,389 4,355 75.6 73.5-77.5 564 12.3 10.8-13.9 326 8.8 7.5-10.3 144 3.4 2.6- 4.3
RACE
White 5,767 4,585 73.0 71.0-75.0 575 12.0 10.6-13.5 387 10.1 8.7-11.7 220 4.9 4.0- 5.9
African American 2,257 1,867 80.2 77.0-83.1 246 12.3 9.9-15.2 109 5.8 4.3- 7.7 35 1.7 1.1- 2.6
Other 392 306 73.6 65.4-80.4 44 12.0 7.3-19.2 28 11.4 6.9-18.1 14 3.0 1.4- 6.6
HISPANIC
Yes 123 96 76.1 60.9-86.7 16 16.0 7.1-32.1 7 5.0 1.9-12.8 4 2.9 0.7-11.0
No 8,328 6,690 74.7 73.0-76.3 854 12.0 10.8-13.3 518 9.3 8.1-10.5 266 4.0 3.3- 4.8
AGE
18-24 104 68 60.1 45.6-73.0 19 20.4 11.0-34.6 13 16.9 8.2-31.4 4 2.6 0.9- 7.4
25-34 462 280 62.0 55.7-67.9 88 18.1 13.8-23.3 69 14.7 10.8-19.6 25 5.3 3.2- 8.6
35-44 1,027 660 63.3 58.8-67.6 175 16.0 12.9-19.7 123 13.7 10.9-17.1 69 7.0 5.0- 9.8
45-54 1,666 1,234 75.1 72.1-77.9 218 11.8 9.8-14.0 139 9.3 7.4-11.7 75 3.8 2.8- 5.1
55-64 2,221 1,829 81.9 79.2-84.3 204 8.7 7.1-10.6 122 6.0 4.6- 8.0 66 3.4 2.4- 4.8
65+ 3,173 2,895 91.3 89.8-92.6 178 5.9 4.7- 7.2 66 2.0 1.4- 2.8 34 0.8 0.5- 1.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,124 969 82.1 78.0-85.6 86 7.4 5.5-10.0 45 6.9 4.6-10.3 24 3.5 2.0- 6.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,624 2,134 75.2 71.8-78.4 261 12.5 10.2-15.2 164 9.0 6.9-11.6 65 3.3 2.3- 4.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,190 1,727 73.9 70.5-77.1 234 12.6 10.3-15.4 149 9.8 7.7-12.5 80 3.6 2.6- 4.9
College Graduate 2,697 2,122 73.3 70.4-76.0 298 12.5 10.6-14.8 174 9.4 7.7-11.4 103 4.8 3.5- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 959 787 79.8 74.8-84.0 89 7.1 5.2- 9.7 53 9.0 5.9-13.5 30 4.1 2.3- 7.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,414 1,155 75.9 71.4-79.9 136 12.6 9.4-16.7 81 8.3 6.0-11.4 42 3.2 2.1- 4.8
$25,000- $34,999 994 803 73.9 68.3-78.8 95 12.7 9.0-17.5 64 9.6 6.3-14.2 32 3.8 2.4- 6.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,066 842 75.8 71.1-80.0 117 13.3 9.9-17.5 71 6.8 4.9- 9.5 36 4.1 2.5- 6.7
$50,000+ 2,861 2,245 73.3 70.6-75.9 324 12.8 10.9-14.8 194 9.7 8.0-11.6 98 4.2 3.1- 5.7
REGION**
Region I 1,120 887 71.6 66.9-76.0 120 12.5 9.3-16.5 78 11.6 8.7-15.3 35 4.3 2.7- 6.9
Region II 1,098 866 73.1 68.7-77.1 120 11.4 8.8-14.6 69 10.0 7.3-13.5 43 5.5 3.6- 8.3
Region III 1,157 942 75.9 71.4-79.9 105 11.6 8.7-15.5 73 9.1 6.6-12.5 37 3.4 2.2- 5.2
Region IV 1,004 805 77.1 73.1-80.8 107 12.4 9.8-15.6 63 8.0 5.6-11.3 29 2.5 1.6- 3.9
Region V 1,039 860 78.6 75.0-81.8 90 11.5 9.0-14.6 58 6.7 4.9- 9.0 31 3.2 2.1- 4.9
Region VI 1,120 891 73.7 69.3-77.6 121 12.4 9.7-15.7 74 9.7 6.9-13.4 34 4.3 2.7- 6.9
Region VII 1,059 846 75.9 71.4-80.0 120 13.2 10.2-16.9 56 7.6 5.1-11.1 37 3.3 2.1- 5.3
Region VIII 1,056 869 75.4 71.2-79.2 99 10.9 8.5-14.0 61 9.3 6.8-12.5 27 4.4 2.6- 7.4

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

** 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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