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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Hypertension Awareness

Adults who have been told they have high blood pressure by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk for High BP At Risk for High BP
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,033 4,629 65.5 63.8-67.2 4,404 34.5 32.8-36.2
GENDER
Male 3,351 1,722 65.2 62.4-68.0 1,629 34.8 32.0-37.6
Female 5,682 2,907 65.8 63.7-67.7 2,775 34.2 32.3-36.3
RACE
White 5,809 3,194 67.0 65.0-68.9 2,615 33.0 31.1-35.0
African American 2,519 1,118 62.8 59.3-66.2 1,401 37.2 33.8-40.7
Other 411 226 69.8 60.5-77.7 185 30.2 22.3-39.5
HISPANIC
Yes 116 66 74.9 58.6-86.2 50 25.1 13.8-41.4
No 8,677 4,494 65.8 64.0-67.5 4,183 34.2 32.5-36.0
AGE
18-24 236 223 94.2 88.2-97.3 13 5.8 2.7-11.8
25-34 609 525 87.3 82.9-90.7 84 12.7 9.3-17.1
35-44 1,069 816 77.2 73.3-80.7 253 22.8 19.3-26.7
45-54 1,552 939 62.8 59.2-66.4 613 37.2 33.6-40.8
55-64 2,175 985 47.0 43.8-50.2 1,190 53.0 49.8-56.2
65+ 3,392 1,141 34.8 32.5-37.1 2,251 65.2 62.9-67.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,299 486 51.6 46.0-57.3 813 48.4 42.7-54.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,881 1,373 62.0 59.0-65.0 1,508 38.0 35.0-41.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,207 1,208 69.4 66.0-72.6 999 30.6 27.4-34.0
College Graduate 2,629 1,553 71.1 68.2-73.9 1,076 28.9 26.1-31.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,200 478 58.1 52.0-64.1 722 41.9 35.9-48.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,593 705 58.0 53.2-62.6 888 42.0 37.4-46.8
$25,000- $34,999 941 469 64.4 58.5-70.0 472 35.6 30.0-41.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,126 608 64.0 59.1-68.6 518 36.0 31.4-40.9
$50,000+ 2,664 1,662 71.5 68.9-74.0 1,002 28.5 26.0-31.1
REGION**
Region I 1,160 583 63.8 59.5-67.9 577 36.2 32.1-40.5
Region II 1,062 569 69.1 64.7-73.2 493 30.9 26.8-35.3
Region III 1,166 624 67.4 62.9-71.5 542 32.6 28.5-37.1
Region IV 1,246 625 61.6 57.6-65.4 621 38.4 34.6-42.4
Region V 1,145 574 62.6 58.7-66.4 571 37.4 33.6-41.3
Region VI 1,071 529 65.3 61.2-69.2 542 34.7 30.8-38.8
Region VII 1,101 560 64.2 59.2-68.9 541 35.8 31.1-40.8
Region VIII 1,082 565 63.1 59.2-66.9 517 36.9 33.1-40.8

*Data in this table was derived from the Hypertension 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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