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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Cholesterol Awareness

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,999 4,178 42.2 40.3-44.1 3,821 57.8 55.9-59.7
GENDER
Male 2,959 1,595 43.7 40.5-46.9 1,364 56.3 53.1-59.5
Female 5,040 2,583 40.8 38.6-43.1 2,457 59.2 56.9-61.4
RACE
White 5,263 2,777 43.7 41.5-45.9 2,486 56.3 54.1-58.5
African American 2,137 1,072 37.3 33.6-41.1 1,065 62.7 58.9-66.4
Other 341 177 40.5 30.1-51.8 164 59.5 48.2-69.9
HISPANIC
Yes 93 49 31.3 15.8-52.6 44 68.7 47.4-84.2
No 7,696 4,005 42.1 40.2-44.1 3,691 57.9 55.9-59.8
AGE
18-24 92 9 6.8 3.2-13.9 83 93.2 86.1-96.8
25-34 398 79 17.1 12.4-23.0 319 82.9 77.0-87.6
35-44 887 260 29.7 25.7-34.1 627 70.3 65.9-74.3
45-54 1,391 632 45.6 41.7-49.6 759 54.4 50.4-58.3
55-64 2,051 1,175 57.0 53.7-60.2 876 43.0 39.8-46.3
65+ 3,180 2,023 64.3 61.9-66.6 1,157 35.7 33.4-38.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,061 639 53.7 47.4-59.9 422 46.3 40.1-52.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,505 1,333 43.1 39.8-46.5 1,172 56.9 53.5-60.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,978 1,013 40.3 36.6-44.1 965 59.7 55.9-63.4
College Graduate 2,441 1,186 39.2 35.8-42.6 1,255 60.8 57.4-64.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 990 574 47.4 40.1-54.8 416 52.6 45.2-59.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,393 741 42.4 37.8-47.2 652 57.6 52.8-62.2
$25,000- $34,999 835 469 43.5 36.4-51.0 366 56.5 49.0-63.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,041 531 44.7 39.8-49.8 510 55.3 50.2-60.2
$50,000+ 2,483 1,179 40.2 37.2-43.3 1,304 59.8 56.7-62.8
REGION**
Region I 1,033 539 45.6 40.9-50.4 494 54.4 49.6-59.1
Region II 959 513 40.3 35.4-45.5 446 59.7 54.5-64.6
Region III 1,039 501 38.2 33.7-42.9 538 61.8 57.1-66.3
Region IV 1,065 535 42.5 38.4-46.7 530 57.5 53.3-61.6
Region V 1,011 563 50.0 45.7-54.3 448 50.0 45.7-54.3
Region VI 946 506 45.6 40.6-50.5 440 54.4 49.5-59.4
Region VII 982 501 41.7 36.5-47.0 481 58.3 53.0-63.5
Region VIII 964 520 45.7 41.5-50.0 444 54.3 50.0-58.5

*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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