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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Risk Factors

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History of Any Cardiovascular Diseases (heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke)*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,997 279 8.5 7.5- 9.6 2,718 91.5 90.4-92.5
GENDER
Male 1,190 124 8.9 7.4-10.7 1,066 91.1 89.3-92.6
Female 1,807 155 8.0 6.8- 9.5 1,652 92.0 90.5-93.2
RACE
White 2,275 220 9.1 7.9-10.4 2,055 90.9 89.6-92.1
African American 601 42 5.9 4.1- 8.3 559 94.1 91.7-95.9
Other Minorities 92 13 12.1 6.5-21.3 79 87.9 78.7-93.5
HISPANIC
Yes 76 3 2.0 0.5- 7.7 73 98.0 92.3-99.5
No 2,906 270 8.6 7.5- 9.7 2,636 91.4 90.3-92.5
AGE
18-24 257 3 1.2 0.4- 3.6 254 98.8 96.4-99.6
25-34 568 10 1.8 0.9- 3.4 558 98.2 96.6-99.1
35-44 646 28 4.3 2.7- 6.6 618 95.7 93.4-97.3
45-54 598 45 6.5 4.7- 9.0 553 93.5 91.0-95.3
55-64 400 63 14.7 11.5-18.8 337 85.3 81.2-88.5
65+ 482 127 25.3 21.3-29.7 355 74.7 70.3-78.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 385 62 13.1 10.0-16.9 323 86.9 83.1-90.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 900 65 7.1 5.4- 9.3 835 92.9 90.7-94.6
Some Post-H.S. 850 82 9.1 7.2-11.5 768 90.9 88.5-92.8
College Graduate 855 67 6.6 5.1- 8.5 788 93.4 91.5-94.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 280 54 18.5 13.8-24.2 226 81.5 75.8-86.2
$15,000- 24,999 493 59 9.6 7.2-12.6 434 90.4 87.4-92.8
$25,000- 34,999 442 34 7.0 4.8-10.2 408 93.0 89.8-95.2
$35,000- 49,999 507 40 7.9 5.7-10.9 467 92.1 89.1-94.3
$50,000+ 849 42 4.9 3.6- 6.7 807 95.1 93.3-96.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 18 7.6 4.7-12.2 175 92.4 87.8-95.3
Appalachia II 369 32 8.2 5.7-11.7 337 91.8 88.3-94.3
Appalachia III 202 14 5.8 3.3- 9.9 188 94.2 90.1-96.7
Catawba 196 19 7.0 4.2-11.3 177 93.0 88.7-95.8
Edisto 85 6 8.9 3.6-20.4 79 91.1 79.6-96.4
Low Country 141 11 7.6 4.1-13.7 130 92.4 86.3-95.9
Palmetto 467 32 5.4 3.7- 7.8 435 94.6 92.2-96.3
Pee Dee 205 33 14.8 10.3-20.9 172 85.2 79.1-89.7
Savannah 133 16 10.8 6.5-17.6 117 89.2 82.4-93.5
Trident 380 42 10.4 7.5-14.3 338 89.6 85.7-92.5
Upper Savannah 167 19 10.4 6.3-16.8 148 89.6 83.2-93.7
Waccamaw 226 21 9.0 5.7-14.0 205 91.0 86.0-94.3
Wateree 182 13 7.8 4.3-13.9 169 92.2 86.1-95.7

*Data for this table were derived from the cardiovascular disease history questions

#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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