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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 3,003 758 25.0 23.2-26.8 2,245 75.0 73.2-76.8
GENDER
Male 1,192 282 24.0 21.4-26.9 910 76.0 73.1-78.6
Female 1,811 476 25.8 23.6-28.1 1,335 74.2 71.9-76.4
RACE
White 2,281 539 22.4 20.6-24.4 1,742 77.6 75.6-79.4
African American 599 181 30.7 26.5-35.2 418 69.3 64.8-73.5
Other Minorities 94 29 35.6 24.7-48.2 65 64.4 51.8-75.3
HISPANIC
Yes 77 19 23.0 13.4-36.4 58 77.0 63.6-86.6
No 2,912 735 25.0 23.3-26.9 2,177 75.0 73.1-76.7
AGE
18-24 258 28 10.6 7.0-15.7 230 89.4 84.3-93.0
25-34 566 107 18.7 15.2-22.7 459 81.3 77.3-84.8
35-44 645 141 23.8 20.2-27.7 504 76.2 72.3-79.8
45-54 600 189 32.0 27.8-36.6 411 68.0 63.4-72.2
55-64 403 137 34.3 29.3-39.5 266 65.7 60.5-70.7
65+ 486 146 31.2 26.8-36.0 340 68.8 64.0-73.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 391 111 26.2 21.4-31.6 280 73.8 68.4-78.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 901 237 26.3 23.1-29.8 664 73.7 70.2-76.9
Some Post-H.S. 850 213 24.4 21.3-27.8 637 75.6 72.2-78.7
College Graduate 855 196 23.3 20.3-26.6 659 76.7 73.4-79.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 94 35.5 28.7-43.0 190 64.5 57.0-71.3
$15,000- 24,999 494 141 24.9 20.9-29.4 353 75.1 70.6-79.1
$25,000- 34,999 441 103 24.5 19.9-29.9 338 75.5 70.1-80.1
$35,000- 49,999 508 113 21.7 18.0-25.9 395 78.3 74.1-82.0
$50,000+ 849 217 26.7 23.5-30.1 632 73.3 69.9-76.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 194 53 27.4 20.9-34.9 141 72.6 65.1-79.1
Appalachia II 368 90 24.2 19.7-29.4 278 75.8 70.6-80.3
Appalachia III 202 38 19.2 13.8-26.0 164 80.8 74.0-86.2
Catawba 194 44 20.5 14.8-27.7 150 79.5 72.3-85.2
Edisto 86 27 38.7 26.8-52.2 59 61.3 47.8-73.2
Low Country 141 27 18.7 12.5-27.0 114 81.3 73.0-87.5
Palmetto 468 123 26.0 21.8-30.8 345 74.0 69.2-78.2
Pee Dee 208 52 25.4 19.4-32.6 156 74.6 67.4-80.6
Savannah 135 30 20.5 14.1-28.8 105 79.5 71.2-85.9
Trident 379 100 26.8 21.8-32.4 279 73.2 67.6-78.2
Upper Savannah 168 47 25.2 18.8-32.9 121 74.8 67.1-81.2
Waccamaw 227 62 26.9 20.8-34.0 165 73.1 66.0-79.2
Wateree 182 51 27.1 20.5-34.8 131 72.9 65.2-79.5

#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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