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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,956 2,039 67.0 65.0-69.0 917 33.0 31.0-35.0
GENDER
Male 1,166 766 63.3 60.1-66.5 400 36.7 33.5-39.9
Female 1,790 1,273 70.3 67.8-72.8 517 29.7 27.2-32.2
RACE
White 2,243 1,558 67.3 64.9-69.5 685 32.7 30.5-35.1
African American 595 400 66.0 61.2-70.5 195 34.0 29.5-38.8
Other Minorities 89 60 67.2 54.8-77.6 29 32.8 22.4-45.2
HISPANIC
Yes 75 41 46.7 33.7-60.1 34 53.3 39.9-66.3
No 2,868 1,989 67.8 65.7-69.7 879 32.2 30.3-34.3
AGE
18-24 253 145 52.3 45.0-59.5 108 47.7 40.5-55.0
25-34 563 363 64.4 59.6-68.9 200 35.6 31.1-40.4
35-44 636 446 70.7 66.5-74.6 190 29.3 25.4-33.5
45-54 589 429 70.8 66.0-75.2 160 29.2 24.8-34.0
55-64 394 299 74.5 69.4-79.1 95 25.5 20.9-30.6
65+ 479 326 67.4 62.6-71.9 153 32.6 28.1-37.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 372 224 56.5 50.3-62.6 148 43.5 37.4-49.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 883 581 64.2 60.4-67.8 302 35.8 32.2-39.6
Some Post-H.S. 844 580 67.1 63.0-70.9 264 32.9 29.1-37.0
College Graduate 850 651 76.2 72.9-79.3 199 23.8 20.7-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 198 69.5 62.2-76.0 81 30.5 24.0-37.8
$15,000- 24,999 485 319 62.7 56.9-68.2 166 37.3 31.8-43.1
$25,000- 34,999 437 306 69.3 63.8-74.3 131 30.7 25.7-36.2
$35,000- 49,999 501 333 65.2 60.3-69.8 168 34.8 30.2-39.7
$50,000+ 842 630 73.2 69.7-76.5 212 26.8 23.5-30.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 190 124 64.6 56.8-71.6 66 35.4 28.4-43.2
Appalachia II 368 261 68.9 62.9-74.3 107 31.1 25.7-37.1
Appalachia III 194 137 71.5 64.2-77.8 57 28.5 22.2-35.8
Catawba 189 124 62.3 52.1-71.4 65 37.7 28.6-47.9
Edisto 86 58 69.1 56.0-79.8 28 30.9 20.2-44.0
Low Country 140 100 71.5 62.0-79.4 40 28.5 20.6-38.0
Palmetto 461 346 69.8 64.3-74.8 115 30.2 25.2-35.7
Pee Dee 204 138 67.8 60.1-74.6 66 32.2 25.4-39.9
Savannah 132 84 62.6 52.9-71.3 48 37.4 28.7-47.1
Trident 376 262 66.8 60.7-72.3 114 33.2 27.7-39.3
Upper Savannah 167 113 67.7 59.2-75.2 54 32.3 24.8-40.8
Waccamaw 222 138 58.7 51.0-66.0 84 41.3 34.0-49.0
Wateree 176 119 70.3 61.7-77.6 57 29.7 22.4-38.3

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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