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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Hypertension Awareness

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that you have 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 9,033 4,404 34.5 32.8-36.2 81 1.2 0.7- 1.8 4,434 63.4 61.6-65.1 114 1.0 0.7- 1.4
GENDER
Male 3,351 1,629 34.8 32.0-37.6 6 0.6 0.1- 2.5 1,657 63.2 60.3-66.1 59 1.4 0.9- 2.2
Female 5,682 2,775 34.2 32.3-36.3 75 1.7 1.2- 2.4 2,777 63.5 61.4-65.5 55 0.6 0.4- 0.9
RACE
White 5,809 2,615 33.0 31.1-35.0 35 1.2 0.6- 2.2 3,079 64.7 62.6-66.7 80 1.2 0.8- 1.8
African American 2,519 1,401 37.2 33.8-40.7 38 1.2 0.7- 2.0 1,055 60.9 57.2-64.3 25 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Other 411 185 30.2 22.3-39.5 4 0.4 0.1- 1.3 215 68.9 59.6-76.9 7 0.5 0.2- 1.3
HISPANIC
Yes 116 50 25.1 13.8-41.4 2 0.6 0.1- 4.0 63 73.7 57.3-85.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
No 8,677 4,183 34.2 32.5-36.0 76 1.1 0.7- 1.8 4,307 63.6 61.8-65.4 111 1.0 0.7- 1.4
AGE
18-24 236 13 5.8 2.7-11.8 5 1.4 0.5- 3.7 218 92.9 87.0-96.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 609 84 12.7 9.3-17.1 14 2.7 1.1- 6.3 506 84.2 79.3-88.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3
35-44 1,069 253 22.8 19.3-26.7 19 1.1 0.5- 2.2 786 74.7 70.6-78.4 11 1.5 0.6- 3.8
45-54 1,552 613 37.2 33.6-40.8 12 0.8 0.3- 1.9 905 60.8 57.1-64.4 22 1.3 0.7- 2.1
55-64 2,175 1,190 53.0 49.8-56.2 15 0.6 0.3- 1.1 940 45.4 42.2-48.6 30 1.0 0.7- 1.6
65+ 3,392 2,251 65.2 62.9-67.5 16 0.5 0.2- 1.0 1,079 32.9 30.6-35.2 46 1.5 1.0- 2.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,299 813 48.4 42.7-54.0 13 0.8 0.3- 2.1 466 50.6 44.9-56.3 7 0.2 0.1- 0.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,881 1,508 38.0 35.0-41.0 27 1.1 0.6- 2.0 1,306 59.8 56.7-62.9 40 1.1 0.7- 1.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,207 999 30.6 27.4-34.0 24 1.9 0.8- 4.5 1,157 66.2 62.6-69.7 27 1.2 0.6- 2.6
College Graduate 2,629 1,076 28.9 26.1-31.8 17 0.7 0.3- 1.4 1,497 69.4 66.4-72.2 39 1.1 0.7- 1.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,200 722 41.9 35.9-48.0 24 3.0 1.7- 5.3 443 53.4 47.0-59.8 11 1.7 0.4- 6.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,593 888 42.0 37.4-46.8 18 0.7 0.3- 1.2 669 56.7 51.9-61.4 18 0.6 0.3- 1.0
$25,000- $34,999 941 472 35.6 30.0-41.5 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5 452 63.5 57.4-69.1 11 0.7 0.3- 1.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,126 518 36.0 31.4-40.9 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0 592 62.2 57.3-66.9 13 0.9 0.4- 2.0
$50,000+ 2,664 1,002 28.5 26.0-31.1 21 1.1 0.6- 2.1 1,603 69.3 66.6-71.9 38 1.1 0.7- 1.6
REGION**
Region I 1,160 577 36.2 32.1-40.5 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5 555 61.7 57.4-65.9 23 1.9 1.2- 3.1
Region II 1,062 493 30.9 26.8-35.3 10 2.0 0.7- 5.4 545 66.3 61.5-70.7 14 0.9 0.5- 1.7
Region III 1,166 542 32.6 28.5-37.1 8 1.1 0.4- 2.8 607 65.4 60.8-69.7 9 0.9 0.3- 2.9
Region IV 1,246 621 38.4 34.6-42.4 13 1.2 0.6- 2.5 598 59.3 55.3-63.2 14 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Region V 1,145 571 37.4 33.6-41.3 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0 549 60.8 56.9-64.6 14 0.8 0.4- 1.5
Region VI 1,071 542 34.7 30.8-38.8 11 1.0 0.4- 2.3 508 63.3 59.1-67.4 10 1.0 0.4- 2.6
Region VII 1,101 541 35.8 31.1-40.8 13 0.9 0.4- 2.1 536 62.7 57.7-67.5 11 0.5 0.2- 1.5
Region VIII 1,082 517 36.9 33.1-40.8 10 1.1 0.5- 2.6 536 60.5 56.4-64.4 19 1.5 0.8- 2.7

*This measure was changed in 2005 to include pre-hypertensive

** 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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