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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Cardiovascular Disease

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Why do you take aspirin...
To reduce the chance of a heart attack?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 614 521 83.7 80.0-86.8 93 16.3 13.2-20.0
GENDER
Male 268 232 86.6 81.5-90.5 36 13.4 9.5-18.5
Female 346 289 80.6 75.0-85.2 57 19.4 14.8-25.0
RACE
White 494 423 85.3 81.5-88.5 71 14.7 11.5-18.5
African American 97 77 77.2 66.2-85.4 20 22.8 14.6-33.8
Other Minorities 17 15 79.5 45.2-94.8 2 20.5 5.2-54.8
HISPANIC
Yes 11 10 70.8 23.2-95.1 1 29.2 4.9-76.8
No 597 506 84.0 80.3-87.0 91 16.0 13.0-19.7
AGE
35-44 89 66 74.7 62.6-84.0 23 25.3 16.0-37.4
45-54 148 121 81.7 73.6-87.8 27 18.3 12.2-26.4
55-64 150 133 86.2 78.7-91.4 17 13.8 8.6-21.3
65+ 215 190 87.0 80.9-91.4 25 13.0 8.6-19.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 114 96 83.8 74.5-90.1 18 16.2 9.9-25.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 160 130 78.8 70.3-85.4 30 21.2 14.6-29.7
Some Post-H.S. 173 149 85.3 78.2-90.4 24 14.7 9.6-21.8
College Graduate 166 145 86.9 80.2-91.6 21 13.1 8.4-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 79 70 88.5 77.4-94.5 9 11.5 5.5-22.6
$15,000- 24,999 94 78 83.3 73.4-90.0 16 16.7 10.0-26.6
$25,000- 34,999 79 64 75.9 63.0-85.4 15 24.1 14.6-37.0
$35,000- 49,999 87 74 87.4 78.7-92.8 13 12.6 7.2-21.3
$50,000+ 171 147 86.7 80.3-91.2 24 13.3 8.8-19.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 37 32 88.8 75.0-95.4 5 11.2 4.6-25.0
Appalachia II 78 67 81.3 68.8-89.5 11 18.7 10.5-31.2
Appalachia III 45 38 82.6 66.5-91.9 7 17.4 8.1-33.5
Catawba 37 28 77.0 59.5-88.5 9 23.0 11.5-40.5
Edisto 14 11 82.2 51.9-95.2 3 17.8 4.8-48.1
Low Country 33 29 90.4 75.5-96.6 4 9.6 3.4-24.5
Palmetto 79 68 83.8 71.9-91.3 11 16.2 8.7-28.1
Pee Dee 54 44 80.5 65.8-89.8 10 19.5 10.2-34.2
Savannah 27 23 85.6 65.4-94.9 4 14.4 5.1-34.6
Trident 74 67 90.2 80.1-95.5 7 9.8 4.5-19.9
Upper Savannah 43 35 83.7 66.9-92.8 8 16.3 7.2-33.1
Waccamaw 57 48 76.9 58.8-88.5 9 23.1 11.5-41.2
Wateree 30 27 90.8 70.8-97.5 3 9.2 2.5-29.2

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported taking aspirin regularly.

#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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